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Neues Leben (New Life)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 1215
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Neues Leben (New Life)
Date(s): 1934
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Neues Leben | nudist club


Administrative/Biographical history:

The organisation Neues Leben was a club devoted to nudism, founded February 1930. The movement had been non-political but by the end of March 1933, following difficulties, avowed publicly their support for Hitler. A meeting adopted a change of name to Bund fuer aufartende Lebensfuehrung und Nordische Sittenklarheit (League for racially pure lifestyle and nordic moral clarity), 19 July 1933.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Neues Leben, the club devoted to nudism, including a membership list, 1934; article on its foundation; and miscellaneous papers.

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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:

Jewish Central Information Office

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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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