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Nachlass Otto H. und Régine Heim (1896-1978/1907-2004)

Document | Accession Number: 2017.44.1 | RG Number: RG-58.035

Private papers of Otto Heim (1896-1978) and Régine Heim (1907-2004), a Jewish Swiss aid worker for Jewish refugees. The collection consists of biographical documents as a marriage certificate, testimonies, speeches at private and family occasions, among others, the speech on 70th birthday of Otto H. Heim, the farewell address of Edi Braunschweig, the report on a trip to Israel 1950, documents on the family history of Otto Heim and his wife Régine Fraydenraich [Freidenreich]; articles, essays, among others: "The confessional and national structure of the population of Switzerland"; a speech on the occasion of the presidency of the Association of Swiss Jewish Refugee Aid and Welfare Organizations (Verband Schweizerischer Jüdischer Fürsorgen), VSJF, 1968, "What do we understand by assimilation", 1933, "Facts and Figures on the Survival Question in Switzerland", 1935, correspondence with Georg Guggenheim, Charles und Jane Bach, Boris and Fela Freidenreich, Maurice Freidenreich, Dr. Chaim Gamzu, Edith Haas, Amiéla Jaffé, Mascha Kaléko-Vinaver, Prof. Gershom Scholem, Ruth und Michael Tennenhaus, and others; brochures, photographs and albums: Portrait of Otto Heim; photographs of the retirement home "Les Berges du Léman-Maon", a Synagogue of Vevey, Great Synagogue in Jerusalem, and miscellaneous materials, 1950-1967: a speech of Rabin, Izhak on the occasion of the celebration of 70 years of the Zionist movement" [1897-1967], and a report by Mr. Claud Kelman on his stay in Israel, June, 5-9, 1967.

Collection Subtitle
Otto and Régine Heim papers
Date
1906-2004  (inclusive)
Extent
2,607 digital images : PDF ; 333 MB .
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