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Bing family papers

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 867
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Bing family papers
Date(s): 1843-2004
Level of description: Collection level (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Bing family


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Bing family was a German Jewish family from Berlin some of whose members died in the Holocaust and others managed to escape to Great Britain.


Scope and content/abstract:

The Bing family papers, 1843-2004, comprise four separate deposits; copy letters from Mathilde (Tilly) Bing in a detention hostel in Berlin prior to deportation to the East to von Pappritz, 1943 (867/1); copy papers regarding the fine incurred by Clara Bing for not including the name Sara, depicting her Jewish ethnicity, 1939 (867/2); copy correspondence and papers of Heinz Bing, 1843-1945 (867/3) and various transcript correspondence including a letter from Fritz Mecklenburg to Heinz Bing, 2004 (867/4).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
Except for the transcript material (867/3/5-7) the material is in German.

System of arrangement:

Chronological by deposit

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:

Mrs G. I. Bing

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:
December 2007

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