Guide to the Rev. Paul Hecht papers
1988.1013

Summary Information

Repository
Tauber Holocaust Library
Creator
Hecht, Paul, Reverend
Title
Reverend Paul Hecht papers
ID
1988.1013
Date
1980
Extent
1.0 Folder(s)
Language
German
Mixed materials [Folder]
Archives Box 1
Abstract
This collection documents Rev. Paul Hecht's personal history in Berlin during 1938-1939. It includes a list of names of functionaries of Berlin Jewish congregations deported in 1939-1942, showing the concentration camps where they were killed and a list of names of members of Hecht family who were deported during the period of 1939-1942, showing concentration camps where they were killed.

Preferred Citation note

Reverend Paul Hecht papers - 1988.1013, Tauber Holocaust Library, JFCS Holocaust Center, San Francisco, California

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Scope and Contents note

This collection documents Rev. Paul Hecht's personal history in Berlin under Nazi rule. The collection includes a statement written by Rev. Hecht detailing his service during World War I, his arrest after Kristallnacht, his unsuccessful attempts to emigrate, his work as a cantor during the war years, and the fate of Berlin's Jewish community and of his family. Also included is a list of names of functionaries of Berlin Jewish congregations deported 1939-1942, showing the concentration camps where they were killed and a list of names of members of Hecht family who were deported during the period of 1939-1942, showing concentration camps where they were killed. The statement, as well as a transmittal letter, are in German. English translations are available.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 Tauber Holocaust Library  February 2008

JFCS Holocaust Center
2245 Post Street
San Francisco, CA, 94115
415-449-3717
tauberholocaustlibrary@jfcs.org

Conditions Governing Access note

There are no restrictions to access for this collection.

Conditions Governing Use note

There are no restrictions to use for this collection.

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Controlled Access Headings

Family Name(s)

  • Hecht family

Geographic Name(s)

  • Berlin (Germany) -- History -- 1918-1945

Occupation(s)

  • Rabbis

Personal Name(s)

  • Hecht, Paul, Reverend

Subject(s)

  • Concentration camps -- Europe
  • Deportations -- Berlin
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Germany
  • Jewish families -- Germany
  • Jews -- Biography
  • Judaism -- Berlin -- Functionaries
  • Synagogues -- Berlin

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