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Overview of the Irma C. Erman papers
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Description
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.
Background
German Jewish writer; subsequently émigré in China and the United States.
Extent
10 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 6 linear feet, 4 paintings (12.4 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Collection is open for research.