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Overview of the Irma C. Erman papers
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Correspondence, writings, personal documents, printed matter, photographs, and art objects, relating to German Jewish émigré affairs, the history of antisemitism, and Jewish refugees from Nazi persecution. Includes two plays dramatizing the actions of Paul Grüninger, a Swiss police captain, and Mitsugi Shibata, a Japanese official, in saving the lives of Jewish refugees in Austria and China, respectively, during World War II.
German Jewish writer; subsequently émigré in China and the United States.
10 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 6 linear feet, 4 paintings (12.4 linear feet)
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Collection is open for research.