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Haus Cramer architectural records and papers, 1911-2004, bulk 1911-1955

Series III: Restitution Documents

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Subseries 1: Correspondence



Box 4 Folder 15 Correspondence and documentation relating to the dissolution of H.S. Cramer G.m.b.H., 1933 Mar 31-1939 Jan 05

Reichsgesetzblatt originally filed with these papers--now filed with the correspondence with the Jewish Organization



Box 4 Folder 16 Hilda Barth to Hans Cramer, 1952 Nov 18

Regarding Claims on In der Halde 12



Box 4 Folder 17 Hans Behmack, Rechtsbeistand, to Hans Cramer, 1953 Mar 28-1955 Jul 30



Box 4 Folder 18 Claims against Victoria Insurance Company, note inserted in file



Box 4 Folder 19 Charlotte Cramer-Sachs to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer, 1951 Jun 12-1960 Mar 01



Box 4 Folder 20 Frederick Cramer to Hans Cramer, 1951 Jul 19-1953 May 19



Box 4 Folder 21 [Frederick Cramer] to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer



Box 4 Folder 22 Correspondence between Hans Cramer and American Federation of Jews from Central Europe, 1949 Mar 10-1949 Mar 29

Includes Information Bulletin on Restitution Developments and a copy of the Reichsgesetzblatt concerning the expatriation of the German Jews



Box 4 Folder 23 Hans Cramer to Hans Behmack, Rechtsbeistand, 1953 Mar 23-1955 Aug 07



Box 4 Folder 24 Hans Cramer to the Central Filing Agency, Bad Naumheim, drafts



Box 4 Folder 25 Hans Cramer to Charlotte Cramer-Sachs, 1950 May 06-1951 Jun 15

Regarding Claims on Im Dol 45 and correspondence with Dr. Helmut Ruge



Box 4 Folder 26 Hans Cramer to and from the U.S. Department of State [1 of 2], 1946 Jul 12-1948 Nov 22

Includes copies of letters to the Finanzamt für Liegenschaften regarding claims on house in Dahlem



Box 4 Folder 27 Hans Cramer to and from the U.S. Department of State [2 of 2], 1948 Dec 08-1949 Jan 11

Includes articles fromAufbau,relating to restitution claims.



Box 4 Folder 28 Hans Cramer to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 1946 Aug 29-1946 Sep 05



Box 4 Folder 29 Hans Cramer to Frederick Cramer, 1952 Jul 03



Box 4 Folder 30 Hans Cramer to Magistrate of the City of Berlin, Department of Finance, 1946 Jul 12-1947 May 06



Box 4 Folder 31 Hans Cramer to Marian Peisert, 1953 Mar 06-1958 Oct 15



Box 4 Folder 32 Hans Cramer to Herr Reissner, 1954 Mar 15



Box 4 Folder 33 Hans Cramer to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer [1 of 13], 1948 Mar 06-1948 Dec 22



Box 4 Folder 34 Hans Cramer to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer [2 of 13], 1949 May 23-1949 Dec 10



Box 4 Folder 35 Hans Cramer to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer [3 of 13], 1950 Mar 07-1950 Nov 05

Includes copy of official claim for restitution



Box 4 Folder 36 Hans Cramer to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer [4 of 13], 1951 Jan 31-1951 Dec 27

Regarding Claims on Cecilien Allee 18/20 and Im Dol 45



Box 5 Folder 1 Hans Cramer to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer [5 of 13], 1952 Jan 10-1952 Dec 11

Regarding Claims on Cecilien Allee 18/20; includes original file folder



Box 5 Folder 2 Hans Cramer to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer [6 of 13], 1953 Mar 05-1953 Dec 27

Regarding Claims on Cecilien Allee 18/20 and In Der Halde 12



Box 5 Folder 3 Hans Cramer to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer [7 of 13], 1954 Jan 04-1954 Oct 01

Regarding Claims on In der Halde 12 and Im Dol 45



Box 5 Folder 4 Hans Cramer to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer [8 of 13], 1955 Feb 02-1955 Dec 27

Regarding Claims on Cecilien Allee 18/20



Box 5 Folder 5 Hans Cramer to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer [9 of 13], 1955 Aug 11

Draft of letter with supporting material, including worksheets regarding Hans Cramer's claims



Box 5 Folder 6 Hans Cramer to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer [10 of 13], 1956 Jan 10-1956 Nov 29

Regarding Claims on Pacelli Allee 18/20



Box 5 Folder 7 Hans Cramer to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer [11 of 13], 1957 Jan 14-1957 Dec 27

Regarding Claims on Pacelli Allee 18/20; includes original file folder



Box 5 Folder 8 Hans Cramer to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer [12 of 13], 1958 Jan 14-1958 Dec 22

Regarding Lawsuit against Berlin; includes a newspaper article on the claims program



Box 5 Folder 9 Hans Cramer to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer [13 of 13], 1959 Jan 14-1959 Oct 27



Box 5 Folder 10 Original file folder for correspondence between Hans Cramer and Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer



Box 5 Folder 11 Han Cramer to Alfred Toepfer, 1958 Feb 18

Two copies of the letter



Box 5 Folder 12 Hans Cramer to Jean [?], 1951 Aug 01-1951 Sep 07



Box 5 Folder 13 Bernard Fischbein, Chief, Central Filing Agency, to Hans Cramer, 1949 Jul 29



Box 5 Folder 14 Jewish Restitution Successor Organization to Hans Cramer, 1951 Apr 09-1953 Oct 30

Regarding Claims on Im Dol 45



Box 5 Folder 15 Jewish Restitution Successor Organization to and from Dr. Helmut Ruge, 1952 Dec 12-1953 Jul 02



Box 5 Folder 16 Marian Peisert to Hans Cramer, 1953 Mar 14-1958 Mar 20



Box 5 Folder 17 Pohle Family to Hans Cramer and Charlotte Cramer, 1933 Sep 24-1934 Sep 25

The Pohle Family helped the family with matters related to the house after they had left Germany



Box 5 Folder 18 Reichstelle für Devisenbewirtschaftung [National Board for the Regulation of Foreign Exchange] to Hans Cramer, 1932 May 07-1936 Mar 13

Regarding taxes on his Berlin-based business once he emigrated to the United States; also includes an official assessment of his assets as a Jew



Box 5 Folder 19 Dr. A. Reithinger to Hans Cramer, 1953 Oct 26-1953 Oct 27

Includes handwritten drafts of letters to Dr. Ruge regarding the content of Dr. A. Reithinger's letters



Box 5 Folder 20 Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer, to Hans Cramer [1 of 13], 1948 Mar 24-1948 Dec 16



Box 5 Folder 21 Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer, to Hans Cramer [2 of 13], 1949 Mar 03-1949 Oct 10

Regarding Claims on Cecilien Allee 18/20



Box 5 Folder 22 Dr. Helmut Ruge, Laywer, to Hans Cramer [3 of 13], 1950 Jan 12-1950 Dec 29



Box 5 Folder 23 Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer, to Hans Cramer [4 of 13], 1951 Jan 09-1951 Dec 19

Regarding Claims on Cecilien Allee 18/20 and Im Dol 45



Box 5 Folder 24 Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer, to Hans Cramer [5 of 13], 1952 Jan 25-1952 Nov 14

Regarding Claims on Im Dol 45



Box 5 Folder 25 Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer, to Hans Cramer [6 of 13], 1953 Jan 16-1953 Dec 23

Regarding Claims on Im Dol 45



Box 5 Folder 26 Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer, to Hans Cramer [7 of 13], 1954 Jan 02-1954 Sep 14

Regarding Claims on In der Halde 12 and Im Dol 45



Box 5 Folder 27 Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer, to Hans Cramer [8 of 13], 1955 Jan 22-1955 Dec 05

Regarding Claims on Cecilien Allee 18/20 and Pacelli Allee 18/20; includes original file folder.



Box 5 Folder 28 Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer, to Hans Cramer. [9 of 13 ], 1956 Jan 04-1956 Dec 12

Regarding Claims on Cecilien Allee 18/20 and Pacelli Allee 18/20



Box 5 Folder 29 Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer, to Hans Cramer [10 of 13], 1957 Jan 07-1957 Dec 21

Regarding Claims on Cecilien Allee 18/20 and Pacelli Allee 18/20; includes original file folder.



Box 5 Folder 30 Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer, to Hans Cramer [11 of 13], 1958 Jan 10-1958 Dec 16



Box 5 Folder 31 Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer, to Hans Cramer [12 of 13], 1959 Jan 08-1959 Oct 24



Box 5 Folder 32 Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer, to Hans Cramer [13 of 13], 1960 Feb 03-1960 Apr 04



Box 6 Folder 1 Ilse Schiftan to and from Charlotte and Hans Cramer, 1933 Sep 25- 1940 Dec 16

Ilse Schiftan helped the family with matters related to the house after they had left Germany



Box 6 Folder 2 Willi Schweig, Custodian of Properties Transferred Under Duress in Greater Berlin, to Hans Cramer, 1949 May 18



Box 6 Folder 3 Alfred Toepfer to Hans Cramer, 1958 Feb 25

Includes copy of letter from Alfred Toepfer to Dr. Helmut Ruge



Box 6 Folder 4 Alfred Toepfer to Dr. Helmut Ruge, Lawyer, 1958 Feb 25

Three copies of the letter


Subseries 2: Files



Box 6 Folder 5 Muthesius, Hermann. "Die Häuser Rümelin in Heilbronn und Cramer in Dahlem." Dekorative Kunst, 1918 Oct 01

Two copies; Note mentions that a copy was sent to the Cramer's lawyer, Helmut Ruge, who handled the family's claims for restitution; water damage in need of conservation



Box 6 Folder 6 Notes on restitution claims and inventory of house contents, 1935 Oct 21-1954 Mar 03



Box 6 Folder 7 Notes attached to file folder regarding entities responsible for claims, 1948 Sep 01



Box 6 Folder 8 Newspaper articles from Aufbau on the topic of restitutions, 1949 Aug 19-1949 Dec 01



Box 6 Folder 9 Notes on meetings with Dr. Helmut Ruge and Mr. Ladewig, Office of Reparations, 1953 Apr 27-1953 Apr 28



Box 6 Folder 10 Claim for the determination of losses due to displacement or war, 1954 Mar 19



Box 6 Folder 11 Bundesrückerstattungsgesetz (Federal Restitution Laws), 1957

Includes some notes on the text



Box 6 Folder 12 Partial Judgement by the District Court of Berlin, 1958 Aug 01



Box 6 Folder 13 Description of house and site



Box 6 Folder 14 Inventory of furniture in the Turnhalle



Box 6 Folder 15 Notes on restitution claims