Partial Inventory of the Irma C. Erman papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff
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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

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Publication Rights

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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

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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.

Box 1

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Box 2

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Box 3

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Box 4

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Box 5

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Box 6

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Box 7

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Box 8

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Box 9

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Box 10

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Box 11

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Box 12

Mounted rocks

Box 13

Mounted rocks

Box 14

Paintings of landscapes

Box 15

Drawings and paintings of landscapes

Box 16

Mounted rocks

Box 17

Miscellaneous paintings and drawings

Box 18

Miscellaneous paintings

Box 19

Mounted rocks

Box 20

Mounted rocks

Art rack

4 paintings