Overview of the Irma C. Erman papers

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Overview of the Irma C. Erman papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2008 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Irma C. Erman papers
Dates: 1924-1998
Collection Number: 78036
Creator: Erman, Irma C., 1908-2000.
Collection Size: 10 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 6 linear feet, 4 paintings (12.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: 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.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In English German

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Irma C. Erman papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1978.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

German Jewish writer; subsequently émigré in China and the United States.

Scope and Content of Collection

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.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Grüninger, Paul, 1891-1972.
Shibata, Mitsugi, dd. 1977.
Antisemitism--History.
Refugees.
World War, 1939-1945--Jews.
Germans--China.
Germans--United States.
Jews--Germany.
Art objects.