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Heinrich Kronstein papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-790507

Dates

  • 1936-1972

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are solely responsible for determining the copyright status of the materials being used, establishing who the copyright owner is, locating the copyright owner, and obtaining permission for intended use.

Extent

27 Linear Feet (27 boxes )

Biographical Note

Heinrich Kronstein (1897-1972) was born in Karslruhe, Germany. He studied law in Heidelberg, Germany and at the University of Berlin, where he earned his J.D. in 1926. In 1935, Kronstein and his family fled to the United States. In time, he moved to Washington, D.C. In 1941, he received another J.D., this one from Georegtown University. He worked at the U.S. Department of Justice. In 1946, Kronstein joined the faculty at the Georgetown University Law Center. From 1955 to 1969, he directed of the Instutute for Iternaitonal Trade and Foreign Trade Law at Georgetown University.

Kronstein was noted for his efforts to reconstruct the German economy after World War II. He was also an expert on German cartels and trade law.

Heinrich Kronstein died in 1972 in Berne, Switzerland at the age of 75.

[Sources: Heinrich Kronstein obituary from "Washington Post" on 9/30/1972. Also, "International Law Institiute" Online].

Provenance

Gift of Kate Kronstein, May 1979
Title
Heinrich Kronstein papers
Status
under_revision
Date
1986
Description rules
local practice
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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