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Max Dienemann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 60 / MF 614 / MF 96(2)

Scope and Content Note

Dienemann's dissertation, articles and manuscripts by him on theology and Jewish history, and lecture notes for his Jewish history course during the 1930s at the Freies Juedisches Lehrhaus, Frankfurt; sermons by Dienemann, and records kept by him of rabbinical duties performed in Offenbach.

Correspondence with individuals, including Chaim Bloch, Martin Buber, Ismar Elbogen, Siegfried Guggenheim, Richard Koch, Else Lasker-Schueler, Claude Montefiore, Franz Rosenzweig, and Eduard Strauss; letters written to Dienemann by inmates of Buchenwald concentration camp.

The following individuals are mentioned in this collection: Bloch, Chaim ; Buber, Martin ; Elbogen, Ismar ; Lasker-Schueler, Else ; Guggenheim, Siegfried ; Rosenzweig, Franz ; Strauss, Eduard ; Dienemann, Mally ; Klausner, Joseph ; Koch, Richard ; Montefiore, Claude

Dates

  • 1898-1948

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German and Hebrew.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Collection is microfilmed (MF 614).

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Biographical Note

Born in Krotoschin (now Krotoszyn, Poland) on September 30, 1875, Dienemann studied at the University of Breslau and the Juedisch-theologisches Seminar, Breslau, receiving his doctorate and rabbinical ordination in 1898. He served as rabbi in Ratibor and Offenbach until his emigration to Palestine in 1938. He died in Tel Aviv on April 10, 1939.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Abstract

Dienemann's dissertation, articles and manuscripts by him on theology and Jewish history, and lecture notes for his Jewish history course during the 1930s at the Freies Juedisches Lehrhaus, Frankfurt; sermons by Dienemann, and records kept by him of rabbinical duties performed in Offenbach.

Arrangement

  1. Series I: Personal Materials
  2. Series II: Manuscripts
  3. Series III: Letters to Rabbi Max Dienemann
  4. Series IV: Newspaper and Journal Articles

Other Finding Aid

See Inventory List.

16-page paper inventory.

Microfilm

Collection is available on 2 reels of microfilm (MF 614). Some material also apears on MF 96(2).

  1. Reel 1: 1/1-1/2
  2. Reel 2: 1/3-1/8

Bibliography

See also letters in Leo Baeck Collection, Letters Box 1-3.
See also Max Dienemann's and his wife's memoirs ME 759 and ME 112.
Title
Guide to the Max Dienemann Collection, 1898-1948 AR 60 / MF 614 / MF 96(2)
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2010
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • October 29, 2013 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States