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Grant, Lisa: Family documents

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 1321
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Grant, Lisa: Family documents
Date(s): 1860s-1930s
Level of description: Collection level (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Grant | Lisa | fl 1997-2000


Administrative/Biographical history:

The depositor was the grand-daughter of Feodor Schweitzer, the subject of some of the documents. The family came to Great Britain, 1938-1939. The relationship of the individuals referred to in the earlier documentation to the depositor is unknown. It appears that one of the depositor's ancestors was a court photographer in Berlin in the 1860s.


Scope and content/abstract:

This miscellaneous collection of family papers documents the activities of a German Jewish family, [1830-1940]. It includes material on the aryanisation of the family business and the receipt of the Kriegsverdienstkreuz für Kriegshilfe, for service during World War One.

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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:

Lisa Grant

Allied Materials

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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:
February 2008

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