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Szell, Franz (fl 1936-1937): correspondence regarding Alfred Rosenberg

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 936
Held at: Wiener Library
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Full title: Szell, Franz (fl 1936-1937): correspondence regarding Alfred Rosenberg
Date(s): 1936-1937
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 folder
Name of creator(s): Szell | Franz | fl 1936-1937 | journalist


Administrative/Biographical history:

Franz Szell, an exiled Hungarian journalist apparently resident in Tilsit, Lithuania spent more than a year in the archives in Latvia and Estonia researching Alfred Rosenberg's family history with a view to publishing the open letter, 936/1.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Franz Szell, 1936-1937, comprise an open letter to Alfred Rosenberg, editor of the Völkische Beobachter, 1936; copies of letters to Goering, Göbbels, von Neurath, amongst others regarding Alfred Rosenberg's family history, 1936, and a letter to the Justice Minister, Trygre Lie, Oslo, 1937.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English, French and German

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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