Advanced Search

Learn About The Holocaust

Special Collections

My Saved Research

Login

Register

Help

Skip to main content

Wilhelm Baumann papers

Document | Accession Number: 2015.254.1

The Wilhelm Baumann papers consist largely of correspondence, immigration documents, educational records, identification documents, newspapers, and ephemera; related to the emigration of Wilhelm Baumann and his parents from their native Austria in 1939, his life in the United Kingdom and subsequent classification as an enemy alien, his subsequent deportation to Australia in 1940 on the Dunera, and his experiences in two internment camps in New South Wales and Victoria (Camp Hay and Camp Tatura). The collection also contains an extensive selection of his correspondence with other German and Austrian Jewish émigrés in Australia and elsewhere, his subsequent release the camps and activities in the Jewish communities of Victoria, and his immigration to the United States, including his reunion with his parents, in 1947.

Date
1928-1980  (inclusive)
1939-1948  (bulk)
Language
English
German
Hebrew
Extent
2 negatives.
Extent
2 boxes
2 folders (oversize)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection
Expand all
 
Record last modified: 2016-10-27 09:39:50
This page: https://collections.ushmm.org/search/catalog/irn163666