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Nachlass Ruth von Wild (1912-1983)

Document | Accession Number: 2017.90.1 | RG Number: RG-58.044

Private papers of Ruth von Wild (August 3, 1912 -April 26, 1983), a Swiss teacher and aid worker for refugees. The collection consists of a diary, diploma, certificates, correspondence, postcards and reports of holiday travels by former employees of the Swiss Working Community for Children of Spain (Ayuda Suiza, SAS) [Schweizerischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Spanienkinder], and for the Swiss Working Community for Children with Disabilities (SAK) [Schweizerischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Kriegsgeschädigte Kinder], personal photo albums on the activities of the children's colony of the Swiss Red Cross in Pringy, France (1944-1945) as well as of the children's home in Brüngsberg (Germany), portrait and group photographs of the Wild’s family, photo album of the "Institution Morave pour jeunes filles", Montmirail-Neuchâtel, Switzerland, ca. 1930, letters from Ruth von Wild to their parents Ernst and Helene von Wild from Pringy, France, and other family members, as well consits of various documents concerning the activity of Ruth von Wildf for the SAS, SAK and children's welfare assistance at the Switzerland Red Cross.

Collection Subtitle
Ruth von Wild papers
Date
1913-1982  (inclusive)
Language
German
French
Extent
1,248 digital images : PDF ; 204 MB .
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