University of Notre Dame

J. Robert Wegs Papers


Origination : Wegs, J. Robert
Extent : 15 linear feet. 76 audio tapes.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
In Germanand English.

Administrative Information


Donated by J. Robert Wegs and Joyce Wegs.

Restricted by contract.

Preferred Citation

J. Robert Wegs Papers (WEG), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Audio cassettes transcriptions of oral histories conducted in German for Wegs' book Growing Up Working Class: Continuity Change Among Viennese Youth, 1890 to 1938(University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1989); research material (photocopied articles in German) collected in support of his unpublished book on crime Austrian youth at the end of the 19th century, with some material related to his research into Austrian collaboration with Nazi Germany in World War II, some documenting his teaching his involvment in the Nanovic Institute at Notre Dame; offprints, articles, and notes having to do with his research interest in Austria his work at Notre Dame, especially Holocaust programs; photographs; and over two gigabytes of digital data, including the text of his book on crime among Austrian youth and drafts of other writing, with some reports and files on the Nanovic Institute.


Notre Dame history professor; author of Europe Since 1945 : a Concise Historyand Die Oesterreichische Kriegswirtschaft, 1914-1918.


Wegs, J. Robert
Working class -- Austria -- Vienna -- History.
Youth -- Austria -- Vienna -- History.
Family -- Austria -- Vienna -- History.
Sex role -- Austria -- Vienna -- History.
Growing Up Working Class: Continuity and Change Among Viennese Youth, 1890 to 1938.

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