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Loewy, Wolfgang: Correspondence (1939-1950)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 1160
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Loewy, Wolfgang: Correspondence (1939-1950)
Date(s): 1939-1950
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 3 files
Name of creator(s): Loewy | Wolfgang | fl 1939-1950


Administrative/Biographical history:

Wolfgang Loewy, who described himself as a Jew by religion and by origin half-Jewish and half-Christian, left Berlin with his first wife and ended up in an internment camp in Bombay. His brother, Werner, wife and parents went to Shanghai, where they stayed until after the war, after which they went to live in Los Angeles. Wolfgang came to Great Britain after the war.


Scope and content/abstract:

Correspondence between Werner Loewy in Bombay and Cawnpore, India, and later California to Wolfgang Loewy and other family members in Shanghai, 1939-1950.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
Mostly German

System of arrangement:


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:

Naomi Williams

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:
January 2008

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