Richard Burnett (Behrendt): personal papers

Scope and Content

This collection comprises the personal papers of Richard Burnett (formerly Behrendt), a former Jewish refugee from Berlin who emigrated to flee Nazi persecution. Included are his birth and naturalisation certificates and family photographs. Also included is Leo Mayer's membership card of the stock exchange Berlin ('Börsenkarte').

Administrative / Biographical History

Richard Burnett (formerly Behrendt) was born in Berlin in 1910. His parents were Hugo and Augusta Behrendt (née Mayer). The exact circumstances of his emigration are unknown. He became naturalised in 1947.



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Acquisition Information

Donated by Robert Knight



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For photographs see photo archive.

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