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  • Title: Fred Marcus papers
    Date (inclusive): 1944-1995
    Collection Number: 2012C19
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English, German
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (.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.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Marcus, Fred,


    The collection is open for research.
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    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Fred Marcus papers, [Box Number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2012


    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 online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    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 Emigrated to 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 Contents note

    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

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