Guide to the Stephan E. Stuart Collection, 1913-1979

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Stephan E. Stuart Collection
Dates: 1913-1979
Bulk Dates: 1930-1945
Identification: URB/SES
Creator: Stuart, Stephan E.
Physical Description: 0.21 linear feet
Language of Materials:

English

Portuguese

German
Repository: Urban Archives
Abstract: The Stephan E. Stuart Collection briefly documents the journey of a German Jewish émigré as he travels first from German occupied France to neutral Portugal and finally to the United States. This small collection contains a broad array of documentation, including old school records, several newspaper clippings, and documentation of his military service. Materials cover the period from 1930-1979 with emphasis on the period from 1930-1945.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Paper records

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

April Feldman, 2015

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has been transferred to California State University, Northridge or is in the public domain. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials  guide.

Scope and Contents

The Stephan E. Stuart Collection briefly documents the journey of a German Jewish émigré as he travels first from German occupied France to neutral Portugal and finally to the United States. Shortly after his 1941 arrival in the US, Stuart registered for the draft and later joined the US Army, travelling to Europe near war’s end. This small collection contains a broad array of documentation, including old school records, several newspaper clippings, and documentation of his military service. Additionally there is some information regarding Mr. Stuart’s import business. Materials cover the period from 1930-1979 with emphasis on the period from 1930-1945. The collection is arranged chronologically.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Unidentified, 1913, 1941

Box 1, Folder 2

Stadt Frankfurt am Main, Student Material, 1930-1931

Box 1, Folder 3

Republic of France, ca. 1934, 1939

Box 1, Folder 4

Marriage Certificate, Joseph Strauss Kaufmann and Else Schartenberg, 1938 September 22

Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence Regarding Visa Application, 1938 December 2, 1940 April 25

Box 1, Folder 6

Police Commissioner, Bordeaux, France, Certificate of Residence, 1940 May 2

Box 1, Folder 7

Comissão Portuguesa de Assistência aos Judeus Refugiados, 1940 December 18

Box 1, Folder 8

Stephan Strauss Import-Export Stationary, ca. 1940

Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence Regarding Extension of Portuguese Residence, 1941 March 1

Box 1, Folder 10

Sociedade Geral de Comercio, Industria e Transportes ticket stub, 1941 March 22

Box 1, Folder 11

Correspondence Regarding Smallpox Vaccination, 1941 May 26

Box 1, Folder 12

United States Selective Service, 1941 July 1, 1946 January 23

Box 1, Folder 13

Newspaper Clippings, ca. November 1941, 1943 March 21, ca. 1998

Box 1, Folder 14

State of North Carolina, Liquor License, 1943 January 16

Box 1, Folder 15

United States Certificate of Naturalization, 1943 July 20, 1952 May 26

Box 1, Folder 16

Stuart, Report re: Leave in Switzerland, 1945 September 24

Box 1, Folder 17

United States Army Discharge, 1946 June 22

Box 1, Folder 18

Marriage Certificate, Liliana and Stephan Stuart, 1948 October 1

Box 1, Folder 19

Correspondence, Stuart Imports, 1979 January 25

Box 1, Folder 20

Notes