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').
Richard Burnett (Behrendt): personal papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 1556 WL1835
- Dates of Creation1910-1947
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialGerman English
- Physical Description1 folder and 1 bundle
Scope and Content
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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Donated by Robert Knight