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The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide

Description
The Wiener Library is the oldest institution in the world devoted to Holocaust memorialisation and was established in 1933 by a German refugee to Amsterdam, Alfred Weiner. It was moved to London in 1939. The Library is devoted to providing materials for the study of 20th century Germany and the Third Reich, the Holocaust, anti-semitism, racism and fascism, Zionism and the Middle East and modern Jewish history.. Collections include books, periodicals, memoirs, original documents, eye-witness testimonies, press cuttings, photographs, videos and other source materials. The catalogue is only available in the Library but will shortly be available online.

The Library also collects family papers. Among the families of German origin whose papers are available are:

Abraham
Bergman, Dr Georg
Bleichroder
Brand
Burger
Cohn/Baer
Feig
Fernbach
Fraenkl (Breslau)
Lewin
Loew
Merzbach
Meyer
Nelki (Wolf)
Oppenheim
Plaut
Schweitzer
Segal
Sombels
Tarnobrzeg
Wald
Warburg
Wollenberg

The Library also has information on the following families of German origin:

Abrahamson
Aronstein
Barna
Bregstein
Carlebach
Cronbach
Engel
Epstein
Feuchtwanger
Hagenmeyer
Kahn
Kramer
Krupp
Konig
Katznellenbogen
Lippman
Mendelssohn
Monday Mosse
Oppenheim
Rosenthal
Rothenberg
Rothschild
Samuel
Skorecki
Streg
Stillschweig
Thyssen
Ullstein
Wagner
Warburg
Weil
Windmüller

Contact
The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide
29 Russell Square, London WC1B 5DP
Tel: 020 7636 7247
Fax: 020 7436 6428
info@wienerlibrary.co.uk
www.wienerlibrary.co.uk

Source
The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide http://www.wienerlibrary.co.uk, accessed 7 October 2014

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