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Nachlass Hugo Schriesheimer (1908-1989)

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2017.94.1 | RG Number: RG-58.048

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    Private papers of Hugo Schriesheimer (1908-1989), Holocaust survivor from Konstanz, Germany. The collection consists of school and work documents, passports, identity cards, photographs concerning childhood and youth in Konstanz as well as imprisonment in Dachau concentration camp and Gurs internment camp, and asylum in Switzerland; correspondence, lectures, publications, newspaper clippings, and various documents relating to the Memorial Museum in Gurs and the 50th anniversary of the "Reichskristallnacht" in Konstanz.
    Alternate Title
    Hugo Schriesheimer papers
    inclusive:  1905-2011
    Collection Creator
    Hugo Schriesheimer
    Hugo Schriesheimer (1908-1989) was a Holocaust survivor and Zionist from Konstanz, Germany who fled to Switzerland and emigrated after the war to the United States. He returned in his later years to Switzerland and settled in Kreuzlingen.

    Physical Details

    German French
    1,722 digital images : PDF ; 53.0MB .
    System of Arrangement
    Arranged in four series: 1.Biographical materials; 2. Photographs; 3. Correspondence; 4. Publications and various memorial documentations.
    Notes: Empty units: File #7, 26, 29, 34 (Publications, newspaper clippings)

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. Users are required to complete a User Declaration in order to gain access to the collection.
    Conditions on Use
    No publication and copies of the records and finding aids to the 3rd party users without the written permission from the Archiv für Zeitgeschichte (AfZ). The Museum may not transfer the materials or duplicate records thereof or any of the finding aids to any third party, except as permitted in the Cooperation Contract, Article II paragraph 5 herein or as otherwise permitted in writing by the AfZ. The Museum may not publish the reproduction material or finding aid on the Internet, World Wide Web, or any publicly accessible on-line network without the written permission of the AfZ. Contact

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    Administrative Notes

    Source of acquisition is the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich. Archiv für Zeitgeschichte (AfZ), Switzerland; Archival signature: NL Hugo Schriesheimer. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the collection via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s International Archives Project in March 2017.
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