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  ...

Paula Bergstein

  • Born: 03-13-1915
  • Faculty: Faculty of Philosophy
  • Category: expelled student

Paula BERGSTEIN, born on March 13th, 1915 in Vienna/Austria (entitled residency ('heimatberechtigt') for Vienna/Austria, Citizenship: Austria), daughter of Josef Bergstein (merchant), lived in Vienna's 13th district, Linzer Strasse 54, was enrolled finally in the fall term 1937/38 at the Philosophical School in the 4th and last year of her studies and took courses in History, German and English languages and literature Studies.

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


Lit.: Archive of the University of Vienna/enrollment forms ("Nationale") PHIL 1937-1938; POSCH/INGRISCH/DRESSEL 2008, 361.


Herbert Posch


Dokumente

Nationale of Paula Bergstein, fall term 1937/38 (1st form front), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Paula Bergstein, fall ...
Nationale of Paula Bergstein, fall term 1937/38 (1st form back), Photo: H. Posch (c) Universitätsarchiv WienNationale of Paula Bergstein, fall ...



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