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Grünberg family papers

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    Overview

    Description
    The Grünberg family papers relate to the wartime experiences of the Grünberg family of Vienna, Austria. The papers include the birth certificates of Siegfried Grünberg and Irma Katz; reissued copies of the marriage certificates of Siegfried and Irma Grünberg, June 5, 1932, and Juda Lieb Katz and Chaja Zilsel Margulies, February 21, 1909; a naturalization certificate for Siegfried Gruen, December 5, 1944; and a certificate for the completion of coursework in elementary education for Siegfried Grünberg, June 1940. Also included are three German passports, Deutsches Reich Reisepass, issued to Irma Grünberg and her two children, Erich and Kitty, March 16, 1939; Siegfried Grünberg, March 31, 1939; and Karl Hein, November 11, 1939. A letter written by Siegfried Grünberg sent from the Dachau concentration camp to his wife, Irma Grünberg, dated February-April 1939 is also included in the papers.
    Date
    inclusive:  1922-1944
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Irma Gruen
    Collection Creator
    Grünberg family
    Biography
    Siegfried Grünberg (later Gruen, 1899-1987) was born in Vienna, Austria on August 14, 1899. Irma Katz (later Grünberg / Gruen, 1906-1993) was born in Vienna on July 8, 1906 to Juda Lieb Katz (b. March 29, 1876) and Chaja Zilsel Margulies (b. March 4, 1878). Siegfried Grünberg and Irma Katz were married on June 5, 1932. They had two children Erich Grünberg (later Gruen, b. May 7, 1935) and Kitty Grünberg (b. March 5, 1938). They immigrated to the United States. On December 5, 1944 Siegfried Gruen became a naturalized citizen of the United States. Siegfried Gruen died on December 24, 1987 and Irma Gruen died in December 1993.

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Extent
    1 oversize folder
    1 folder
    System of Arrangement
    The Gruenberg family papers are arranged in a single series.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    There are no known restrictions on access to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Material(s) in this collection may be protected by copyright and/or related rights. You do not require further permission from the Museum to use this material. The user is solely responsible for making a determination as to if and how the material may be used.

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Irma Gruen donated the Grünberg family papers to the United State Holocaust Memorial Museum in 1993.
    Funding Note
    The cataloging of this collection has been supported by a grant from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
    Record last modified:
    2023-02-24 14:27:43
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