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Stade, Lower Saxony: Jewish school girl reminiscences

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 1539
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Stade, Lower Saxony: Jewish school girl reminiscences
Date(s): 1980s
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Curtis | John | fl 2000


Administrative/Biographical history:

This collection of correspondence and papers relates to the experience of a former Jewish pupil of a secondary school in Stade, Lower Saxony. The papers relate to three separate projects: an invitation by the city of Stade to Dinah Ruth Curtis, the former school pupil, along with all other surviving Jewish former residents of the city for a special reunion; a request by a historian at the city archives for biographical information relating to her persecution by the Nazis and a request by her former school to contribute material towards an exhibition on the subject of girls' education in Stade to mark the 125th anniversary of the school.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Stade, Lower Saxony, 1980s, comprise correspondence and papers relating to an invitation by the city of Stade to Dinah Ruth Curtis to attend a special reunion of all surviving former Jewish residents; Correspondence of Hartmut Lohmann regarding the historical reconstruction of life for Jews in Stade during the Nazi era; Correspondence regarding the 125th anniversary exhibition, Maedchenbildung in Stade, at the Vincent Luebeck Schule.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged by subject.

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Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.

Finding aids:

Additional finding aids can be located within the Wiener Library reading room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by John Curtis.

Allied Materials

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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:
March 2008

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