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Spiegel, Käthe (fl 1939): papers (microfilm)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 521
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Spiegel, Käthe (fl 1939): papers (microfilm)
Date(s): 1850s-1939
Level of description: collection
Extent: c250 frames
Name of creator(s): Spiegel | Käthe | fl 1939 | historian


Administrative/Biographical history:

Dr. Käthe Spiegel was the daughter of the Professor of Public Law at the German University of Prague, and for many years senate member of the Parliament of Czechoslovakia, Dr. Ludwig Spiegel. She trained as a historian and librarian and worked as her father's secretary. She also worked for a number of other mostly student organisations in Prague. Letters of reference suggest that she probably emigrated to Great Britain in 1939.


Scope and content/abstract:

This collection consists of two parts: Käthe Spiegel's personal and family papers, including obituaries of her father; and an essay entitled 'Studieen zum Werke des Agathokles', a cover title for a critique of Mein Kampf.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

2 groups: Personal and family papers; her own writings

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

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

Finding aids:

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Jewish Central Information Office

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Howard Falksohn

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Oct 2007

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