Wellisch, Gertrude (b 1925): Correspondence regarding emigration

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence relating to the establishment of a guarantor for Gertrude Wellisch, an Austrian Jewish refugee, including letters between various agencies and the prospective guarantor, 1939.

Administrative / Biographical History

The only biographical information is provided by a letter (1302/7) from her uncle, Norbert Wellisch, in which he describes her as 13 and a half years of age, tall and thin, 'prettier than the enclosed picture' (1302/11), intelligent and with a fervent desire to come to Great Britain.

Arrangement

Chronological

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Rita Rosenblum

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk.

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.