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Ernst Schlochauer papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.223.2

Certificates, correspondence, memoir, typescript texts, clippings, and ephemera, primarily related to the educational career of German emigre Ernst Schlochauer, after his immigration to the United States in 1941.

Includes notes, syllabi, clippings, programs, and correspondence from his years a student at Queens College and Princeton University, and later material from when Schlochauer was a faculty members at Queens College. Extracurricular activities are documented in materials related to Jewish organizations he participated in during his student days, and programs and notes from plays he wrote, produced or directed, including a clipping about a performance of his play “The Father” at Queens College in 1946, and a program from a production of Friedrich Wolf’s “Das Trojanische Pferd,” from a German student group at Queens College in 1942. In addition to documents related Schlochauer’s educational career in the United States, the papers include a certificate from the secondary school he attended in France, 1934; and a letter of reference from an instructor in Berlin, 1939.

Material related to Schlochauer's frail health includes documents showing his rejection for service in the United States armed forces, and a memoir, titled "Memoirs of a Blue Baby," which discusses the impact his congenital heart condition had on his childhood and adult life.

inclusive:  1934-1958
10 folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Ursula Nelson
Record last modified: 2022-11-28 09:28:56
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