Guide to the Papers of Edith Broch-Weisz
1846-2000

AR 10678

Processed by Yakov Illich Sklar

Leo Baeck Institute

Center for Jewish History

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Electronic finding aid was encoded in EAD 2002 by Yakov Illich Sklar in September 2009. Description is in English.
April 01, 2014  Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Broch-Weisz, Edith
Title: Edith Broch-Weisz Collection
Dates:1846-2000
Abstract: The collection consists of various types of documents - education, professional, immigration, and vital -, a large amount of photographs, and some correspondence.
Languages: The collection is in German and English with some Latin.
Quantity: 1.25 linear feet.
Identification: AR 10678
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute
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Biographical Note

Edith Broch-Weisz was born on December 22, 1911 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary, (now Austria) into a wealthy family. Her father, Philipp Broch was a well known banker in Vienna.

She attended Medical School at the University of Vienna.

She and her husband, Arthur Weisz, left Austria in early March of 1938. The couple then settled in New York

Edith Broch-Weisz died on January 25, 2001

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Scope and Content Note

The collection includes various types of documents, a large amount of photographs, and some correspondence.

Documents include educational, immigration, vital, and professional documents and certificates and consist of student IDs, Affidavit of Identity and Nationality, professional certificates, letters regarding decorations, passports, birth certificates, drivers license, certificates of examinations, diplomas, and professional certificates attesting professional qualifications. All of the documents are issued either by the Austrian or United States’ authorities.

Photographs include family photographs, and photographs taken during Edith and Arthur Weisz's travels.

Other materials include a cook book of traditional Austrian cookery and a small amount of correspondence with friends.

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged in a single series:

Edith Broch-Weisz Collection

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

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

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Related Material

LBI Archives:

AR 5433 Philipp Broch Collection

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Separated Materials

Some photographs have been moved to the LBI Photo Collection.

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Edith Broch-Weisz Collection; AR 10678; 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.

Follow the links to access the digitized materials.

 

Edith Broch-Weisz, 1846-2000

The collection is in German and English.
1.25 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetically by family member, with other individuals listed at the end.

Scope and Content:

The collection includes various types of documents, a large amount of photographs, and some correspondence.

Documents include educational, immigration, vital, and professional documents and certificates and consist of student ID’s, Affidavit of Identity and Nationality, professional certificates, letters regarding decorations, passports, birth certificates, drivers license, certificates of examinations, diplomas, and professional certificates attesting professional qualifications. All of the documents are issued either by the Austrian or United States’ authorities.

Photographs include family photographs, and photographs taken during Edith and Arthur Weisz's travels.

Other materials include a cook book of traditional Austrian cookery and a small amount of correspondence with friends.

BoxFolderTitleDate
11Broch, Laura1939 January 18
  

a letter by the police chief attesting her poor health which prevents her from waiting in line

 
12Broch, Philipp1910-1936
  

documents

 
13Broch-Weisz, Edith[1990]
  

The Austrian Heritage Collection at the LBI, Questionnaire

 
14Broch-Weisz, Edith1912-1989
  

documents

 
15Broch-Weisz, Edith and Weisz, Arthur1930s-2000
  

correspondence with friends

 
16Broch-Weisz, Edith and Weisz, Arthur[1990]
  

National Fund, Austria, Questionnaire

 
17Krämer, Cäcilie1990. 1904, 1915
  

handwritten cookbook with traditional Austrian recipes

 
18Krämer, Julius1846-1917
  

documents

 
19Weisz, Arthur
  

documents

 
110Variousundated, 1880-1924
  

family documents and correspondence

 
111Photographsundated
  

Ailleen's 50th birthday

 
112Photographs[1990]
  

Broch, Philipp

 
113Photographs1938-1940
  

Broch-Weisz and Brock, Arthur

 
114Photographs[1940]
  

Broch-Weisz and Brock, Arthur, Colorado

 
115Photographs[1940]
  

Broch-Weisz and Brock, Arthur, Lake Placid

 
116Photographs1960-1962
  

Broch-Weisz and Brock, Arthur, Europe

 
117Photographs[1960]
  

Broch-Weisz and Brock, Arthur, Venice

 
118Photographsundated, 1880s-1900
  

family

 
119Photographsundated
  

Weisz, Arthur

 
120Photographsundated
  

unknown

 
121Photoalbumundated, 1940s
122Photoalbum[1910-1938]
  

photocopy, includes a detailed list of photographs

 
123Photoalbum[1930s-1940s]
125 APhotoalbum[1940s-1950s]
125 BPrinted materialsundated
BoxFolderTitleDate
21Photoalbum[1950s]
22Photoalbum[1960s]
  

includes theater programs and tickets

Soviet Union, Leningrad

 
23Printsundated
24Beer-Hofmann, Richard1940s
  

correspondence

 
25Meitner, Liseundated, 1960s
  

correspondence, includes photographs, clippings

 
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