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Jewish education during the Third Reich

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 801
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Jewish education during the Third Reich
Date(s): 1933-1967
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 folder
Name of creator(s): Unknown


Administrative/Biographical history:



Scope and content/abstract:

Copies of papers documenting discrimination against Jewish educational institutions and professionals during the Nazi era, 1933-1967. The subject matter ranges from dismissal on racial grounds of Jewish academics from 1933, through the separation of aryan and non-aryan instruction, c1938, to the closure of Jewish schools, 1941-1942. A substantial part of the material relates to institutions in Cologne and Frankfurt am Main. Includes authorisation for the President of the Akademie der Künst to dismiss Professor Arnold Schonberg from his post as director of a Meisterschule für musikalische Komposition, 17 May 1933; dismissal of Professor Arnold Schönberg by the Preussische Akademie der Künst, 23 May 1933; circular stating that the main aim of lessons was the teaching of National Socialist philosophy and that it would be up to the discretion of individual heads of schools to decide whether non-aryans should be excluded from lessons, 18 July 1934; correspondence and references of Jüdisches Reformrealgymnasium mit Realschule und Lyzeum, Cologne, relating to the employment of Feodore Joseph, Apr 1936-1 Apr 1939; correspondence and papers concerning the fate of the Jewish school, Volkschule beim Philanthropin, Frankfurt, 5 Oct 1935-17 Sep 1941.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

By organisation

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

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

Finding aids:

Detailed description on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Jewish Central Information Office

Allied Materials

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

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:
Mar 2008

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