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Eric M. Lipman collection of Nazi Documents

Identifier: 11-MWalB02154

Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of correspondence written before and during the course of World War II. Among the letters are several from Wilhelm Frick to his second wife, Margarete Schultze-Naumburg; from Rudolf Hess and Heinrich Himmler to Adolf Hitler; and from Gerd von Rundstedt to Louis von Rundstedt.  Additional senders and recipients include Otto Meissner, Hermann Göring, Joseph Gobbels, Franz von Papen, Hans Heinrich Lammers, Wilhelm Keitel, and Ulrich Greifelt, among others. Remaining materials include the diaries of Margarete Frick, photographs, certificates, and postcards.


  • 1921-1945
  • Majority of material found in 1930s


Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of Brandeis University Libraries, Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department.


2.00 Linear Feet

4 manuscript boxes other_unmapped


Arranged in three series.  1. Official government records and correspondence, 1921-1945; 2. Diaries, 1933-1944; 3. Postcards and photographs, 1924-1945.

For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing.

AL: autograph letter; ALS: autograph letter signed; TL: typed letter; TLS: typed letter signed

Source of Acquisition

Donated by Eric M. Lipman in 1980.

Related Materials

Aaron J. Wirth
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Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

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The Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department at Brandeis University consists of two collecting units, the University Archives and Special Collections. University Archives documents the history and development of Brandeis University and its faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Special Collections features a broad array of unique primary source materials across a wide range of disciplines that support research, teaching and learning at Brandeis. Learn more about our collections