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Nachlass Kurt Bigler (ehem. Kurt Bergheimer) (1925-2007)

Document | Accession Number: 2017.45.1 | RG Number: RG-58.036

Private papers of Kurt Bigler (1925-2007), a Jewish-German-Swiss pedagogue. The collection consists of his diaries, reports, family history, school and study documents, refugee files, adoption and Swiss citizenship files, restitution records related to his childhood, adoption by Joseph Bergheimer and later Berta Bigler, deportation to internment camps Gurs and Rivesaltes; private correspondence, and official correspondence related to professional activities, as teaching and political involvement in various associations, committees and commissions (e.g. Social Democratic Party of Switzerland, University of St. Gallen, St. Gallen League for Human Rights, Board of Trustees of the Pro Juventute, Swiss Radio and Television Company), various publications, and unpublished manuscripts, a collection of color photographs (albums and loose photos) with detailed handwritten description.

Collection Subtitle
Kurt Bigler papers
Date
1910-2011  (inclusive)
Language
German
French
English
Extent
10,263 digital images : PDF ; 4.46 GB .
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Record last modified: 2017-09-05 12:24:53
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