The Eduard Seelig papers document the imprisonment of Mr. Eduard Seelig of Halle, Germany and the confiscation by the Nazi
government of the retail business of which he was a partner. The collection includes nine letters written to his wife while
Mr. Seelig was imprisoned, from July 1938 to March 1939, as well as biographical material created by his son, Klaus Seelig,
who compiled the collection.
Eduard Selig was born on May 23, 1868 in Leipzig to Louis Seelig, born August 18, 1829, and Rosa Seelig nee Hirschfeld, born
December 13, 1844 in Hohenems (Vorarlberg). Both died in Halle on Saale.
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