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Armand Eisler papers

Document | Not Digitized | Accession Number: 1991.086 | RG Number: RG-10.024

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    Contains letters, essays, and articles relating to the life and career of Armand Eisler. Among the topics covered are Eisler genealogy, post-war Austria, international politics, and the Middle East. Included with the papers is a copy of "The Terror as a System: the Concentration Camp" by Ernst Federn. Included in the correspondence are letters signed by Eleanor Roosevelt, Albert Einstein, Felix Frankfurter, Virginia Gildersleeve, Harold Stassen, and post-war Austrian presidents Karl Renner and Adolf Schärf.
    inclusive:  1939-1957
    Collection Creator
    Armand Eisler
    Armand Eisler (b. May 6, 1880, Paris, France, d. Sept. 16, 1957, Miami, Florida) graduated from the University of Vienna with degrees in law and political science. In 1938 Eisler was a prisoner in Dachau concentration camp and subsequently imprisoned in Buchenwald concentration camp. The Nazis released him from Buchenwald in 1939 and he immediately emigrated to the United States. Eisler served as the chairman of many committees, among them, the K.Z. American Association of Former Inmates of Concentration Camps.

    Physical Details

    German English
    Letters. Reports.
    23 microfiche.
    24 folders
    System of Arrangement
    Organized: RG-10.024.01, Articles and essays by Dr. Armand Eisler; RG-10.024.02, Clippings and other documents relating to the life of Dr. Armand Eisler; RG-10.024.03, Correspondence,1940-1946; and RG-10.024.04, "The Terror as a System: the Concentration Camp" by Ernst Federn
    Arrangement is thematic

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    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Austria. Middle East.

    Administrative Notes

    Herman Spitz inherited Armand Eisler's papers shortly before his emigration to the United States. The collection became the property of Spitz's stepdaughter, Jill Grossvogel at the time of Spitz' death. Grossvogel donated the papers to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in November 1989.
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