Council for a Democratic Germany

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The Council for a Democratic Germany originated in a group of anti-Nazi exiles from Germany which had been formed by Thomas Mann in New York on Nov. 4, 1943. Shortly after, Mann left the group. Paul Tillich took over as chairman and the name "Council for a Democratic Germany" was adopted. The group was sponsored by the American Association for a Democratic Germany. Special committees were formed to study problems connected with reconstruction of post- war Germany. The last council meeting took place Oct. 4, 1945.

From the guide to the Council for a Democratic Germany records, 1943-1945., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

The Council for a Democratic Germany originated in a group of anti-Nazi exiles from Germany which had been formed by Thomas Mann in New York on Nov. 4, 1943. Shortly after, Mann left the group. Paul Tillich took over as chairman and the name "Council for a Democratic Germany" was adopted. The group was sponsored by the American Association for a Democratic Germany. Special committees were formed to study problems connected with reconstruction of post-war Germany. The last council meeting took place Oct. 4, 1945.

From the description of Records, 1943-1945. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122609273

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Frank, Karl Boromäus, 1893-1969. Karl Boromäus Frank papers, 1937-1961. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Karl Boromäus Frank Papers, 1937-1961 Hoover Institution Archives
referencedIn Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956. Correspondence with Karl Korsch, 1934-ca.1954. Houghton Library
creatorOf Council for a Democratic Germany. Records, 1943-1945. Houghton Library
creatorOf Council for a Democratic Germany records, 1943-1945. Houghton Library
referencedIn Goldbloom, Maurice. Papers, 1933-1971. University of Oregon Libraries
referencedIn Goldbloom, Maurice. Maurice Goldbloom papers [microform], 1933-1971. University of Oregon Libraries
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Relation Name
associatedWith American Association for a Democratic Germany. corporateBody
associatedWith Brecht, Bertolt, 1898-1956. person
associatedWith Frank, Karl Boromäus, 1893-1969. person
associatedWith Goldbloom, Maurice. person
associatedWith Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955. person
associatedWith Tillich, Paul, 1886-1965. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Germany
Subject
Reconstruction (1939-1951)
Anti--Nazi movement
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Function

Corporate Body

Active 1943

Active 1945

English,

German

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