Guide to the Papers of Julius Buchwald
(1909-1970) 1930s-1981

AR 4312

Processed by Yakov Illich Sklar

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Electronic finding aid was encoded in EAD 2002 by Yakov Illich Sklar in May 2011. Description is in English.
February 13, 2014  Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Grossberg, Mimi, 1905-
Title: Julius Buchwald Collection
Dates:1930s-1981
Abstract: The Julius Buchwald Collection consists of manuscripts, musical compositions, family correspondence, and printed materials. The bulk of the collection consist of Julius Buchwald’s writings and musical compositions, most of which were composed in the late 1930s.
Languages: The collection is in English and German.
Quantity: 0.5 linear feet.
Identification: AR 4312
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute
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Biographical Note

Julius Buchwald was born in Vienna, Austria in 1909. He immigrated to England in 1940 and moved to the United States in 1944.

He was a poet and a composer. He also won numerous prizes at chess problems competitions.

He died in 1970

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Scope and Content Note

The Julius Buchwald Collection consists of manuscripts, musical compositions, family correspondence, and printed materials.

The bulk of the collection consist of Julius Buchwald’s writings and musical compositions, most of which were composed in the late 1930s.

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Arrangement

The collection is divided into three series:

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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.

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Access Points

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Related Material

Lily Buchwald Collection 1915-1999

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Julius Buchwald Collection; AR 4312; 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.

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Series I: Correspondence, 1940-1970

This series is in German and English.
3 folders.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Series I: Correspondence includes correspondence of Lilly and Julius Buchwald with Mimi Grossberg and Mimi Grossberg’s correspondence with American authorities regarding visas for Lilly and Julius Buchwald.

BoxFolderTitleDate
11Buchwald, Lilly to Grossberg, Mimi1970
12Grossberg, Mimi1940-1966
13Immigration efforts1944
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Series II: Writings and Musical Compositions , 1930s-1976

This series is in German and English.
11 folders.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Series II: Writings and Musical compositions includes musical compositions, poetry and short stories by Julius Buchwald.

BoxFolderTitleDate
14Die Ballade vom Goldundated
15The Creator[1960s]
16Doktor Joseph Magnus[1930s]
17The Last Frontierundated, 1976
18Nature is the Beginning and It is the Endundated
19Der Pfeifer von Hameln[1930s]
110Poetryundated, 1940
111Poetry[1940]
112Zwei kleine Märchenundated
113Sheet music1938
  

lyrics by Mimi Grossberg

some songs are based on Hugo Zuckermann's short stories

 
114Sheet music1930, 1950s
  

lyrics by various authors

 
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Series III: Various, 1930s-1981

This series is in German and English.
7 folders.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Series III: Various consists of materials of various provenance pertaining to Julius Buchwald.

Included here are printed materials, diplomas warded to Julius Buchwald at Chess problems competitions, correspondence, and a caricature, depicting Julius Buchwald at the Internment camp on the Isle of Man.

BoxFolderTitleDate
115The Best American Chess Problems of 19461946
116Caricature1940
  

Julius Buchwald on the Isle of Man

unknown artist

 
117Diplomas for chess problems tournamentsundated, 1939-1951
118Letters to the editor1950s
119Obituaries1970
120Printed materials[1930s]
121Various1933-1981
  

correspondence, poetry, printed materials

 
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