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Koenigsberger, Helmut Georg, 1918 (economic historian)



  • Existence: 1918

Dates and places

Born Berlin 1918.

Geographical areas

Educated Shropshire and Gonville and Caius, Cambridge. Lived and worked in Essex, Bedford; served in Second War 1944-45; Belfast 1948-51; Manchester 1951-60; Nottingham 1960-66; Cornell 1966-73. Retired to London.

Sphere of activity

Historian. Lecturer in Economic History 1948-60. Professor of Modern History 1960-73. Secretary 1955-75, Vice-President 1975-80 and President 1980-85 of the International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


ICHRPI papers of Helmut Koenigsberger, 1950 - 1984

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Cam 4/2
Scope and Contents

These papers comprise chiefly correspondence with individual members of the Commission, correspondence concerning financial and other administration of the Commission, and papers concerning conferences held by the Commission.

Dates: 1950 - 1984
Conditions Governing Access: The papers are open without restriction to bona fide research.

International Commission for the History of Representative and Parliamentary Institutions, 1933 - 1984

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Cam 4
Scope and Contents The Girton College archives contain Commission papers kept both by Helen Cam and by Helmut Koenigsberger, a close colleague of HMC's and President of the Commission 1980 - 85. There is considerable overlap between the two sets of papers but they have been catalogued separately in order to reflect their provenance clearly. Both are, however, listed as part of the Cam papers, as the Koenigsberger papers were accepted by Girton because of the existing Cam holdings and the natural link between...
Dates: 1933 - 1984