Victor Klemperer Diaries from 1918 to 1959 Online Free Access through July 31 #germany


JewishGen German Research Division Coordinator
 

Victor Klemperer was the son of Dr. Wilhelm Klemperer, a reform rabbi,
and Henriette nee Frankel. Klemperer was born in Landsberg an der
Warthe (now Gorzo'w Wielkopolski, Poland). Victor was a cousin to the
conductor Otto Klemperer, and first cousin once removed to Otto's son,
the actor Werner Klemperer. He converted to Protestantism in 1912.
However, for the Nazis he was Jewish and was persecuted because of
that. He lived through three regimes: the Weimar Republic, the
National Socialist era, and the German Democratic Republic. Klemperer
online is database covers the entire four-decade period (>from 1918 to
1959) in which Klemperer kept his diaries. This is a 20th century
German History. The database Klemperer Online contains the complete
and unabridged diaries of Victor Klemperer as a transcripts and
facsimiles of the handwritten pages. The electronic edition of the
1918 -1933 and 1945 - 1959 diaries, more than 4,600 diary entries,
with over a third more material than the print editions

The publishers are offering free access through July 31, 2019, after
that there is one time charge.

See: https://www.degruyter.com/view/db/klemp

Jan Meisels Allen,
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

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