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Neumann family: correspondence (1941-1948)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 1016
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Neumann family: correspondence (1941-1948)
Date(s): 1941-1948
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 folder
Name of creator(s): Neumann | Lutz | fl 1941-1948
Neumann | Lisel | fl 1941-1948


Administrative/Biographical history:

Little is known about the Neumann family; this German Jewish family was forced into exile in the late 1930s.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of the Neumann family, 1941-1948, comprise correspondence between Lisel Neumann and friends including mention of Lutz's internment and eventual release, 1941; unidentified post-war correspondence, 1947-1948; eyewitness account of former Theresienstadt inmate, 1946 and a letter from Elsie Rinteln, a non-Jewish woman married to a Jew describing how they tried to emigrate and how her husband was arrested several times and transported to camp Vernet, 1948.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
German and English

System of arrangement:

Arranged as in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:


Conditions governing reproduction:

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

Finding aids:

A detailed description exists on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Jewish Central Information Office

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Samantha Velumyl.

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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