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Weltverband der jüdischen Studentenschaft, Wien (Fond 1230)

Document | Accession Number: 2006.515.11 | RG Number: RG-11.001M.93

This collection contains office records of this international student organization. Included are protocols of general meetings and executive board meetings, correspondence, policy statements, proposals, and position papers to be presented at international conferences, press clippings, copies of an English-language publication “The Monthly News Sheet”; and a number of English-language records from the International Student Service. The collection contains correspondence with the Jewish Unions from other countries on holding conferences, uniting Jewish student’s organization into one single union, providing aid to Jewish students on fundraising, setting hostels, developing tourism, on Jewish student emigration from Germany and Poland, Jewish quota at Hungarian universities, and Jewish student trips from Bratislava to Palestine. It also includes correspondence with Albert Einstein, Julian Mack, Stephen Wise on providing aid to the World Union of Jewish Students; correspondence with Jewish and other public organizations: the World Jewish Congress, American Jewish Congress, the League of Nations International Institute of Intellectual Cooperation, the World Student Christian Federation, and the International University Federation for the League of Nations, the International Student Relief Organization, and others. Printed materials include bulletins of the International Student Relief Organization (1920, 1930, 1933), the Union of Jewish Students in Germany (1927), the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JAT); and the pamphlet “The International Student Relief Organization: A Brief Survey of its History, Goals, and Plans for the Future.”

Note: USHMM Archives holds only selected records. Those records are replacing a previous acquisition of one folder only: RG-11.001M.41.

Alternate Title
World Union of Jewish Students, Vienna
inclusive:  1924-1936
3 microfilm reels (partial) ; 16 mm.
3,798 digital images : JPEG.
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Forms part of the Claims Conference International Holocaust Documentation Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This archive consists of documentation whose reproduction and/or acquisition was made possible with funding from the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
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