Register of the Fred Marcus papers

Finding aid prepared by Jill Golden
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
© 2012
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Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305-6003
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Title: Fred Marcus papers
Date (inclusive): 1944-1995
Collection Number: 2012C19
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: In German and English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.4 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Diaries and oral history recording and transcript relating to the condition of Jews in Nazi Germany, and to the Jewish refugee community in China during World War II.
Creator: Marcus, Fred, -2002
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 2012

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Fred Marcus papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Biographical Note

Biographical note

1924 Born, Berlin, Germany
1939 March Left Germany
1939 April Arrived in Shanghai
1943-1945 Shanghai Ghetto
1946-1949 Clerk, Cathay Hotel, Shanghai
1949 Immigrated to the United States
1949-1969 Assistant Manager, Huntington Hotel, San Francisco
1969 BA, Hebrew Union College
1969-1981 Jewish educator, Temple Emanuel, San Jose
1974 Married Audrey Friedman
2000 Honorary Doctorate, Hebrew Union College
2002 Died, Germany
2008 Survival in Shanghai: The Journals of Fred Marcus, 1939-1949, Pacific View Press

Scope and Content of Collection

Diaries and oral history recording and transcript relating to the condition of Jews in Nazi Germany, and to the Jewish refugee community in China during World War II.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees
Shanghai (China) -- History
World War, 1939-1945 -- China
Jews -- Germany
Jews -- China

 

Diaries 1944-1949

box 1

1944 May 5 - 1945 August 9

box 1

1945 August 10 - 1947 February 24

box 1

1947 February 27 - 1949 November 11

box 1

Map of Fred Marcus's journey from Berlin to Shanghai after 1986

 

Oral history file 1986, 1995

Scope and Contents Note

Marcus describes his upbringing in Berlin, his reasons for leaving Germany, and his life in the Shanghai Ghetto during the Japanese occupation.
box 1

Sound recording 1986

Scope and Contents note

6 compact discs
box 1

Transcript 1986 May

box 1

Videorecordings, 1945 November 25

Scope and Contents note

2 DVDs and 2 VHS videocassettes.