Geissler and Arp: British military court case material (microfilm)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Personal papers of Erich Arp mainly concerning his membership of political and student organisations; Military Government Court indictments of Geissler and Arp and notes relating to indictments, 31 May 1945; Enclosures including reports regarding the history of Nazi support and ant-Nazi activity in Elmshorn; pamphlets produced at the end of the war by the Antifaschistisches Deutsches Kampf Komitee, Hamburg.

Administrative / Biographical History

The papers relate to the activities of two anti-Nazi activists, Arthur Geissler and Erich Arp, who, at the end of the war, were indicted by a British Military Court for 'the unlawful appropriation of authority' by arresting the former Ortsgruppenleiter Kråmer, Elmshorn, Schleswig-Holstein, at gun point.

Arrangement

By subject matter.

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Acquisition Information

Jewish Central Information Office

Other Finding Aids

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

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Microfilm

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Location of Originals

Wiener Collection, Tel Aviv University, Israel.