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Partial Inventory of the Irma C. Erman papers
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Accruals

  • Title: Irma C. Erman papers
    Date (inclusive): 1924-1998
    Collection Number: 78036
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English and German
    Physical Description: 10 manuscript boxes, 10 oversize boxes, 4 paintings (12.4 linear feet)
    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
    Creator: Erman, Irma C., 1908-2000.

    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 Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Irma C. Erman papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1978.

    Biographical 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.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Grüninger, Paul, 1891-1972.
    Shibata, Mitsugi, dd. 1977.
    Antisemitism--History.
    Art objects.
    Germans--China.
    Germans--United States.
    Jews--Germany.
    Refugees.
    World War, 1939-1945--Jews.