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Bloch, Julius (1877-1956): correspondence

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 1436
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Bloch, Julius (1877-1956): correspondence
Date(s): 1937-1955
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Bloch | Julius | 1877-1956 | Jewish community worker


Administrative/Biographical history:

Julius Bloch was born in Bruehl/Baden in June 1877. He became a member of the Jewish Gemeindevorstand in Pforzheim, Baden Wuertemberg, in 1923; member of the Israelitische Kultusgemeinde, Frankfurt/ Main, where he was also chairman of the Jewish welfare committee and head of the regional office for the Hilfsverein der Juden in Deutschland. He was responsible for rationalisng the provision of welfare to Jews in Frankfurt by centralising the numerous smaller organisations into one large organisation. By May 1938 he was living in London. In 1946 he was deputy of the New Liberal Congregation, London. He died in London in 1956.


Scope and content/abstract:

Private and official correspondence of Julius Bloch, 1937-1955.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
German and English

System of arrangement:

Chronological by material type

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:

Bloch family

Allied Materials

Related material:

Other microfilmed correspondence of Julius Bloch can be found in the Weiner Library (ref: WL 520).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled 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:
March 2008

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