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Rhoden family documents

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 1468
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Rhoden family documents
Date(s): 1938-1939
Level of description: Collection level (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Rhoden family


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Rhoden family were a Jewish family from Vienna who came to Great Britain in 1939. The father, Dr Edgar Rhoden was arrested by the State Police (Stapo), Vienna, May 31, 1938 and imprisoned in Buchenwald concentration camp from where he wrote to his daughter, Eva. There are passport visa stamps for the UK (15 August 1939) and the USA (5 November 1940). Nothing further is known about the family.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of the Rhoden family including passports, correspondence and a good conduct certificate, 1938-1939.

Access & Use

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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:

Rhoden family

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:
March 2008

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