Preamble

Following the advent of the National Socialist regime in the year 1938, more than 2,700 mostly Jewish affiliates of the University of Vienna were dismissed and subsequently driven away and/or murdered - lecturers, students and administration employees. Furthermore, over 200 people were stripped of their academic titles.
In 2008, 70 years after the so-called "Anschluss" [annexation] and the pogroms of what came to be cynically called the "Kristallnacht" [Crystal Night], the University of Vienna commemorates this injustice and  ...

Herbert Goldstaub (später: Galton)

  • Born: 10-01-1917
  • Faculty: Faculty of Philosophy
  • Category: expelled student

Herbert GOLDSTAUB (later: GALTON), born on October 1st, 1917 in Vienna/Austria (entitled residency ('heimatberechtigt') for Lwów/Poland, Citizenship: Poland), son of Karl Goldstaub (salesman, deceased), lived in Vienna's 7th district, Westbahnstrasse 35, was enrolled finally in the fall term 1937/38 at the Philosophical School in the 3rd year of his studies and took courses in Slavic Studies, Oriental Studies and History.

In 1938, after the takeover of power of National-Socialism he was forced to quit his studies for racist reason and to leave the University of Vienna.

He emigrated to Great Britain in 1939 and succeeded in finishing his studies abroad in 1951. He returned to Vienna/Austria, later on became Professor at the University of Kansas, USA from 1962 to 1988.


Lit.: Archive of the University of Vienna/enrollment forms ("Nationale") @PHIL 1937-1938; POSCH/INGRISCH/DRESSEL 2008, 394; BRANDSTETTER 2007, 138; Utz MAASS, Verfolgung und Auswanderung Deutscher Sprachforscher 1933-1945, Berlin 2016.


Herbert Posch


Dokumente

Nationale of Herbert Goldstaub (später Galton), fall term 1937/38 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Herbert Goldstaub (sp...
Nationale of Herbert Goldstaub (später Galton), fall term 1937/38 (1st form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Herbert Goldstaub (sp...



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