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Bendix, Otto (1878-1943) : Last letter

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 850
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Bendix, Otto (1878-1943) : Last letter
Date(s): 1942
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Bendix | Otto | 1878-1943


Administrative/Biographical history:

Otto Bendix was born in Wilmersdorf, Berlin, 1878, of Jewish heritage. He married a non-Jew and was deported to Theresienstadt concentration camp on one of the 'old people's transports' on 3 October 1942, where he died on 8 January 1943.


Scope and content/abstract:

Farewell letter from Otto Bendix to his wife documenting his last moments in Berlin prior to deportation to Theresienstadt concentration camp in 1942.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

This collection contains one item.

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

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

Finding aids:

A description of this archive exists on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received from a family friend, Jun 1990.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by 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:
November 2007

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