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Pottlitzer family papers

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 1194
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Pottlitzer family papers
Date(s): 1894-1968
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Pottlitzer family


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Pottlitzers were a German Jewish family which settled in Great Britain just before the outbreak of the Second World War.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of the Pottlitzer family, 1894-1968, including birth, marriage and death certificates; Deutsches Reich Kennkarte (identity card) for Margot Strauss (1194/7); reference from a former employer, where Margot worked as an editor/journalist, 10 Mar 1933 (1194/3); copy of a manuscript letter from Max Pottlitzer to the Polizeiamt, Schöneberg, Berlin, in which he registers the transfer of money and property to his mother, [as required by the recently enacted law relating to the registering of Jewish property], 22 Sep 1938 (1194/4).

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:

Margot Pottlitzer

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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