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Hans Eibl Collection

Identifier: 2016-11-02
The collection contains materials relating to the World War I service and post-war life of German soldier Hans (Johann) Eibl. A photograph album of one hundred twenty (120) photos documents Eibl's service in the German Army during World War I. The bulk of the remaining collection is comprised of various family documents relating to the genealogy of Hans Eibl and his first wife Klothilde Eibl, née Rauscher. These documents include birth certificates, enlistment documents, family tree charts, and other materials.


  • 1876-1975


Language of Materials

All materials in the Hans Eibl Collection are in German.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research and is accessible in the Dahlberg Research Center by appointment. For more information contact us.

Conditions Governing Use

The Museum of Flight (TMOF) Archives is the owner of the physical materials in the archives and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from TMOF archives before any publication use. TMOF does not necessarily hold copyright to all of the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use may require seeking additional authorization from copyright owners. Consult repository for more details.


0.25 Cubic Feet (1 half width legal size document box)


Hans (Johann) Eibl (1895-1975) served with the German Army during World War I and later worked as a university professor. The collection contains materials related to Eibl's World War I service, post-war life, and the genealogical history of the Eibl family.

Biographical Note: Hans Eibl

Hans (Johann) Eibl was born January 29, 1895 in Nuremberg, Germany to Josef and Anna Jakob Eibl. During World War I, he served in the German Army's 5th Cavalry Division, 898th Artillery Unit. After the war, Eibl married Klothilde Rauscher and worked as a university professor. They had a daughter, Elisabeth, on April 26, 1929. After Klothilde's death, Hans was remarried to Katherine Kaethe. Hans died in 1975.


Biography derived from collection materials.


No further accruals are expected.

Existence and Location of Copies

Materials from this collection have been digitized and are available at The Museum of Flight Digital Collections.
Guide to the Hans Eibl Collection
Completed - Level 4
A. Demeter
Description rules
Language of description
Processing, cataloging and digitization of this collection was made possible by a Council on Libraries and Information Resources (CLIR) "Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives" grant.
Edition statement
1st Edition

Revision Statements

  • November 2018: Finding aid migrated to ArchivesSpace.

Repository Details

Part of the The Museum of Flight Archives Repository

9404 East Marginal Way South
Seattle Washington 98108-4097

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