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Lehmann, Julian (1886-1943): Draft articles

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 1241
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Lehmann, Julian (1886-1943): Draft articles
Date(s): nd
Level of description: collection
Extent: 5 files
Name of creator(s): Lehmann | Julian | 1886-1943 | journalist


Administrative/Biographical history:

Julian Lehmann, son of the author Oskar Lehmann, and grandson of the Rabbi Dr Markus Lehmann was born on 3 October 1886 in Mainz, lived in Hamburg and was editor of the Israelitisches Familienblatt. After studying modern languages and literature, he did a short course in journalism and became an editor on the Frankfurter Nachrichten (1912-1927), later he founded the periodical Der neue Tag. In 1928 he took over the editorial leadership of the Israelitisches Familienblatt. He was probably most well known for his appearances on radio where he introduced the genre of 'Reportage'. He concerned himself with cultural history and the history of Jews in Frankfurt and Mainz. He emigrated to Great Britain in 1938 where he helped with the kosher canteen at Stamford Hill and providing kosher food for internees and died in London in 1943.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Julian Lehmann, [1906-1943] comprising draft articles and draft fragments of two unidentified works on Jewish life and history with particular emphasis on the experiences of German and Austrian Jewish figures.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

None of the articles are dated so they have been arranged in no particular order. Most of them range in length from approximately 2 to 8 pages - except for the drafts of the book-length works. All of the material is in German. The material is arranged in 5 folders.

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:

Lehmann family

Allied Materials

Related material:

Lehmann, Julian (1886-1943): Press cuttings and articles (ref: 1193).

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:
February 2008

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