Guide to the Gertrud Kantorowicz letters and poems, 1907-1948, 2008 

AR 12029

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Finding aid encoded in EAD 2002 by Emily Andresini on 2016-12-16. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator:Kantorowicz, Gertrud, 1876-1945.
Creator:Lerner, Robert E. Donor.
Creator:Redl, Philipp
Title:Gertrud Kantorowicz letters and poems /
Dates:1907-1948, 2008
Abstract:The collection contains six original letters written by Gertrud Kantorowicz, 1907-1935; one original letter sent to Gertrud Kantorowicz, 1934; carbon copy of an extract from a 1944 letter, concerning the death of Gertrud Kantorowicz’s daughter; the typescript of her Theresienstadt poems (eight pages carbon copies); the original typescript of a Theresienstadt poem; as well as the photocopy of a handwritten manuscript of two of her poems.
Languages:This collection is in German and some English.
Quantity:2 folders
Identification:AR 12029
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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Biographical Note

The poet Gertrud Kantorowicz was born 1876 in Posen. She died in April 1945 in Theresienstadt.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection contains six original letters written by Gertrud Kantorowicz, 1907-1935; one original letter sent to Gertrud Kantorowicz, 1934; carbon copy of an extract from a 1944 letter, concerning the death of Gertrud Kantorowicz’s daughter; the typescript of her Theresienstadt poems (eight pages carbon copies); the original typescript of a Theresienstadt poem; as well as the photocopy of a handwritten manuscript of two of her poems.

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:
Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

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Access Points

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

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Related Material

Gertrud Kantorowicz, Lyrik: Kritische Ausgabe (Heidelberg, 2010)

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Gertrud Kantorowicz letters and poems /; AR 12029; box number; folder number; Leo Baeck Institute.

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

 

Container List:

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 Handwritten letters and poems, with translated and typed index 1907-1948; undated
1 2 Typescripts and photocopies of letters and poems 1942-1948
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