The Papers of Walter Grab

Location: National Library of Israel, Jerusalem
Arranged & described by: Yonatan Shiloh-Dayan
Further information: NLI online catalogue

The papers of the historian Walter Grab (Vienna 1919 – Tel Aviv 2000) include correspondence, articles, book reviews and newspaper clippings. The materials (ca. 4 archival boxes) range from the late 1960s to the 1990s. Walter Grab was a distinguished scholar of German History, noted for his research on the French Revolution, the German Jacobins and the democratic movements in Germany during the 19th century. In 1971, Grab founded the Institute for German History at Tel Aviv University, the first academic institution in Israel dedicated to research and teaching of German history.