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Gestapo, Essen: letter on Jews wearing the yellow star

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1556 WL 790
Held at: Wiener Library - click here to see details of the physical location of collection
Full title: Gestapo, Essen: letter on Jews wearing the yellow star
Date(s): 1941
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 item
Name of creator(s): Gestapo x Geheimes Staatspolizei

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

The Geheime Staatspolizei or Gestapo was the official secret police of Nazi Germany, under the overall administration of the Schutzstaffel (SS).

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Copy of a letter from the Gestapo, Essen, to the Gestapo, Düsseldorf on the reaction of Jews to the wearing of the Star of David from evidence in confiscated letters, parts of which are quoted here, 27 Sep 1941.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
German

System of arrangement:

N/A

Conditions governing access:

Open

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.

Finding aids:

Detailed description on the Wiener Library's online catalogue www.wienerlibrary.co.uk.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Jewish Central Information Office

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Mar 2008

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