Eleanora Mendelssohn papers

Collection Data

Description
Eleonora von Mendelssohn was a German stage actress who emigrated to America at the time of Hitler's rise to power. She was actively involved in aiding other emigres and had much contact with the German acting community in Hollywood and New York. The collection includes personal and business papers and memorabilia of Eleonora von Mendelssohn and family members dating from 1880-1949. Papers reveal aspects of Mendelssohn's life, as well as problems, concerns and political tenor of the German emigre community in the United States during this period.
Names
Mendelssohn, Eleonora von (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1880 - 1949
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 1963
Genres
Photographic prints
Sketches
scripts
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11883969
MSS Unit ID: 1963
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): da603540-c0b4-0130-154c-58d385a7b928
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