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Beck, Hedwig: restitution claim

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 823
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Beck, Hedwig: restitution claim
Date(s): 1936-1959
Level of description: Collection level (fonds)
Extent: 1 folder
Name of creator(s): Beck family


Administrative/Biographical history:

Hedwig, Pauline and Sabina Beck were Czech sisters. Hedwig and Pauline emigrated to France during World War Two. Sabina Bauml (née Beck) was transported to Auschwitz with her son in January 1944.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers, 1936-1959, relating to an application made by two Czech sisters, Hedwig and Pauline Beck, for compensation for possessions stolen by the Nazis from their sister, Sabina Bauml (née Beck), including translations of residency permits; inventories of possessions confiscated by the Nazis; affidavits from friends and acquaintances in support of the application for compensation and post war correspondence between the French authorities and the Beck sisters relating to compensation.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
French and German

System of arrangement:

Original order

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

Related material:

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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