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Nachlass Dr. iur. Veit Wyler (1908-2002)

Document | Accession Number: 2017.87.1 | RG Number: RG-58.041

Private papers of Veit Wyler (August 28, 1908 - October 18, 2002), attorney, Swiss refugee aid worker, Jewish community official, and Zionist delegate. The collection consists of photographs, certificates from schools, doctoral studies, military service records, records of his early activities as a lawyer, files of the federal prosecutor, documentation of his commitment to Jewish refugees and of the David Frankfurter trial, autobiographical writings and reports, private and business correspondence, honors, press articles, obituaries, a diary, poems, records of his family history, edited newspaper "Das Neue Israel" (The New Israel), interviews, publications and manuscripts, and personal dossiers of Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Ernst Erdös, Benjamin Sagalowitz, and Samuel Scheps. Records relate to Wyler's private and professional life, his activities as a lawyer, Zionist activist, a president of the Swiss Keren Hayesod (United Israel Appeal), and activist in the World Zionist Organization (WZO), the Mekhon Ṿaitsman le-mada (Weizmann Institute of Science), Ḳeren ḳayemet le-Yiśraʼel (Jewish National Fund), the Israelitische Cultusgemeinde Zürich (ICZ), the Schweizerischer Israelitischer Gemeindebund (Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities [SIG] ), the International Center for Peace in the Middle East, Shomer ha-tsa'ir (Hashomer Hazair), and other.

Collection Subtitle
Veit Wyler papers
Date
1850-2002  (inclusive)
Extent
40,975 digital images : PDF ; 11.3 GB .
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