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Wellisch, Gertrude (b 1925): Correspondence regarding emigration

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 1302
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Wellisch, Gertrude (b 1925): Correspondence regarding emigration
Date(s): 1939
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Wellisch | Gertude | b 1925


Administrative/Biographical history:

The only biographical information is provided by a letter (1302/7) from her uncle, Norbert Wellisch, in which he describes her as 13 and a half years of age, tall and thin, 'prettier than the enclosed picture' (1302/11), intelligent and with a fervent desire to come to Great Britain.


Scope and content/abstract:

Correspondence relating to the establishment of a guarantor for Gertrude Wellisch, an Austrian Jewish refugee, including letters between various agencies and the prospective guarantor, 1939.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

Mostly English

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:

Rita Rosenblum

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:
February 2008

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