Foreign Affairs

Shanghai Visas

Other Resources

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

Refer to CaptionLetter regarding Rudolf Kochmann from case file for Manfred Kochman. National Archives Identifier: 12017258

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The archives of the Far Eastern Jewish Central Information Bureau (DALJEWCIB) Harbin-Shanghai from the Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People in Jerusalem, Israel.

The Central Archives for the History of the Jewish People Jerusalem (CAHJP)

Here are the links to the source archives/collection:

YIVO Institute

RG 243 Shanghai Collection, 1924-1950

Refer to CaptionFrom Record Group 84, China, U.S. Embassy, Shanghai: Classified Visa Files, 1946-1951; box 13, file unit: Wiehl, Emil. National Archives Identifier: 12017283

RG 352 Papers of Meir Birman, 1918-1955

RG 1030 Papers of Sebastian Steiner

A number of other YIVO archival collections have material on Jewish refugees in Shanghai. YIVO’s archival collections can be researched at Guide to the YIVO Archives

International Tracing Service