Philipp Rezek Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0363

Scope and Contents

This collection contains personal letter written by friends and family of Philipp Rezek, who were Jewish refugees. The collection covers Austria’s takeover by the Germans in 1938, the family’s departure, internment camps, arrival to the United States, and medical school. A few of the letters are written from right to left to pass German censors.

The majority of this collection is in German.

Dates

  • 1938 - 1941

Language of Materials

English

Language of Materials

German

Biographical / Historical

Philipp Raphael Rezek was born in 1894 and died in 1963.

Extent

.07 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains personal letter written by friends and family of Philipp Rezek, who were Jewish refugees. The collection covers Austria’s takeover by the Germans in 1938, the family’s departure, internment camps, arrival to the United States, and medical school. A few of the letters are written from right to left to pass German censors.

The majority of this collection is in German.

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated before 1976 by Esti Rezek, daughter of Philipp Rezek.

Title
Finding Aid for the Philipp Rezek Papers
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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