Catalogue description SIEGFRIED ROTHOLZ. PERSONAL PAPERS, 1907-1977

This record is held by Wiener Holocaust Library

Details of 847
Reference: 847

These mostly original personal papers of Siegfried Rotholz, a German Jewish former resident of Berlin, who was transported to Australia on the 'Dunera', document his experiences as a refugee and his attempts to gain restitution money from the German government. Of particular interest is his account of the trip on the 'Dunera', replete with descriptions of the suffering endured by the internees, 847/3.

Date: 1907-1977

The original order has been largely retained. The only two folders which have had their contents individually numbered are the two 'Australia files', 847/1-2.

Held by: Wiener Holocaust Library, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Siegfried Rotholz, b 1899

Physical description: 6 folders
Custodial history:

The collection was never formally accessioned. However a note, dated March 1990, states that it was deposited by a Mr Daniels.

Publication note:

For an account of the Dunera episode see The Dunera Scandal, Cyril Pearle, Angus and Robertson, 1983.

  • Australia
  • Concentration camps
  • Second World War, 1939-1945
  • Jews

Have you found an error with this catalogue description?

Help with your research