This collection consists of the papers of the Toch and Korn families, Jewish refugees from Vienna. Whilst the children Erika and Harry Toch emigrated to England and Palestine, respectively to flee Nazi persecution, their parents Wilhelm and Margarethe Toch were deported to Terezin concentration camp from where only their mother returned. Erika got married to Polish refugee, Salman Korn, in 1941 whose papers and correspondence are also included. The collection also contains the papers of Wilhelm Toch's brother, Moritz Toch and his wife Else, who also emigrated to the UK in 1939.
Included are correspondence and papers from Terezin concentration camp, Deggendorf DP camp as well as Kitchener and Mooragh internment camps; school reports and qualifications; Heimatscheine; work references and testimonies; medical and police clearance certificates; birth, marriage and death certificates; ID cards and passports; and naturalisation certificates.
Also included are papers and certificates relating to Moritz Toch's military service during the First World War and war invalids support as well as affidavits and papers regarding Salman Korn's claim to his father's estate in Zablotow.