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Guide to the Frank and Trixie Wachsner Collection, 1941-1942
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  • Overview of the Collection
  • Biographical Information:
  • Access Terms
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents

  • Overview of the Collection

    Collection Title: Frank and Trixie Wachsner Collection
    Dates: 1941-1942
    Identification: OCH/FTW
    Creator: Wachsner, Frank and Trixie
    Physical Description: 0.04 linear feet
    Language of Materials:

    English

    Chinese

    Hebrew
    Repository: Old China Hands Archives
    Abstract: Frank and Trixie Wachsner were both children of Jewish refugees that came to Shanghai to escape persecution during World War II. The collection consists of items related to their fathers' experiences in Shanghai, including a photograph of the opening of the first refugee synagogue in Shanghai founded by Frank’s father, Lutz Wachsner, as well as a certificate of registration issued in Shanghai allowing Trixie’s father, Walter Braun, to practice as a doctor in the International Settlement.

    Biographical Information:

    Frank Wachsner and Trixie Braun Wachsner were both children of Jewish refugees that came to Shanghai to escape persecution during World War II. They met while living in China and were married for 67 years before Frank passed in March of 2013.

    Access Terms

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

    Genre/Form of Material:

    Paper records
    Photographic material

    Administrative Information

    Processing Information:

    Jessica Geiser, 2013

    Conditions Governing Use:

    Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. 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:

    [Identification of item], [date], Frank and Trixie Wachsner Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

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    Scope and Contents

    The Frank and Trixie Wachsner Collection consists of items related to their fathers’ experiences in Shanghai, including a photograph of the opening of the first refugee synagogue in Shanghai founded by Frank’s father, Lutz Wachsner, as well as a certificate of registration issued in Shanghai allowing Trixie’s father, Walter Braun, to practice as a doctor in the International Settlement.