AIM25 : Click here to go back to the AIM25 homepage
Archives in London and the M25 area

Ningo, Herta: Family papers (1880-1973)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 1210
Held at: Wiener Library
  Click here to find out how to view this collection at ›
Full title: Ningo, Herta: Family papers (1880-1973)
Date(s): 1880-1973
Level of description: collection
Extent: 3 files
Name of creator(s): Ningo | Herta | fl 1911-1973 | Jewish refugee


Administrative/Biographical history:

Herta Ningo, a German Jew born in Berlin in 1911, arrived in Great Britain shortly after 11 July 1939 (the date she left Hamburg according to her passport). She was the daughter of Max Ningo a businessman who died in 1930, and Meta née Rewald, who, according to the memorial book for Berlin Jews who died during the Holocaust, committed suicide, 15 Jan 1942. The only correspondence between mother and daughter is a Red Cross telegram in which Meta responds on 12 Jan 1941.

Arthur Rewald was the brother of Meta Ningo, Herta's mother. Arthur Rewald married Elsa Salzmann in 1933.


Scope and content/abstract:

Herta Ningo and Ningo family papers, 1880-1973 including school certificates, including from Rosa Smilowski; Jewish Reichspass; Red Cross letter from her mother, Meta Ningo; personal papers of the Rewald and Salzmann families including birth and marriage certificates; identity card with photo attached of Arthur Rewald; certificate of withdrawal from the Jewish community; correspondence to the Heilmann family in Berlin from the lawyer, Max Auerbach and Rewald (?) regarding restitution for the loss of income from the business, 18 Oct 1955-21 Sep 1956; original documents relating to Arthur Rewald's tax expenditure and photograph of the Heilmanns, 1934-1939.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
Mostly German

System of arrangement:

The papers have been arranged chronologically in the following sections: the family Ningo; the family Rewald/ Salzmann and post-war restitution material.

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:

Herta Ningo

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

Related Subject Search

* To search for other records with similar subjects, tick any subjects above then click "Run New Search"

Related Personal Name Search

* To search for other records with similar names, tick any names above then click "Run New Search"

Related Placename Search

* To search for other records with similar placenames, tick any names above then click "Run New Search"