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Theresienstadt (Concentration camp)

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1941-1945-05- - 1945

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Jacobson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3794
Abstract

This collection contains Jacobson family documents from 19th and early 20th century Hamburg, as well as a substantial amount of materials pertaining to Albert Jacobson's attempts to secure an exit visa for his mother Adele Jacobson.

Dates: 1847-1971

Bertha Badt-Strauss Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3945
Abstract

The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to Bertha Badt-Strauss from various writers and friends between 1940 and 1969. The letters deal with topics related to emigration/immigration, Judaism, Zionism and publishing opportunities in the United States and Mexico. Included are manuscripts, poems, photographs and clippings of Badt-Strauss's correspondents, as well as some of her own writings.

Dates: 1935-2011; Majority of material found within 1940-1969

Ernst Kantorowicz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7216 / MF 561
Abstract

Correspondence on various topics, including emigration to the United States and Cuba; relocation in academic jobs; denazification and conditions in Germany after the war; and Kantorowicz's scholarship. Unpublished manuscripts, and offprints of articles and reviews by Kantorowicz, largely on medieval cultural history; a brief biography of him by Ralph Giesey. Manuscripts, correspondence, legal briefs, clippings, and other material on the loyalty-oath controversy; material on Kantorowicz's tenure at the University of Frankfurt, and on his dismissal. Manuscripts, correspondence, and other papers of family members; an art history essay by Gertrude Kantorowicz and a pamphlet of poetry from Theresienstadt; genealogies; and a manuscript on Simon Kaliphari of Posen; manuscript by Kaete Ledermann, A Memorial of Angi ("Esther") Kantorowicz, c. 1904-1944, 1954, including transcript compiled by Guenther Roth. Photos of Kantorowicz and of family members. Papers of Richard Kandt (1867-1918), an African explorer and, from 1908-1914, administrator of Ruanda: poems, letters, maps, and obituaries. Addenda: Original lectures by Kantorowicz. Photocopies for reader service.

Dates: 1918-1991

Gottfried Saloman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 12066 / MF 1744
Abstract

The bulk of the collection consists of original correspondence between Gottfried Saloman and Marta Mierendorff, 1938-1939, as well as Mierendorff’s journal entries from 1941. Much of the material concerns philosophy, or is poetic, flowery and romantic with a background of angst.

Dates: 1938-1952, 2002

Herbert Heineman Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6409
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence and other documents, pertaining to Herbert Heineman(n), his brother Eric(h) and their parents, Lisette and Max Heinemann. The bulk of the collection pertains to Lisette and Max Heinemann’s correspondence with their sons and their imprisonment in the Theresienstadt concentration camp.

Dates: 1891-1986; Majority of material found within 1939-1945

Ilse and Fritz Michel Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25502
Abstract

This collection contains personal and official documents pertaining to the family’s immigration to the United States and their situation in Germany as the political climate deteriorated. Included are a large amount of personal letters, supplemented by various other documents from government and military offices, some genealogical and tracing certificates, as well as other various material.

Dates: 1901-2003; Majority of material found within 1938-1942

Marion and Max Wahl Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6303
Abstract

This collection is primarily composed of the correspondence of the Wahl family from the 1930s-1950s.

Dates: 1901-1989; Majority of material found within 1926-1963

Nothmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10492
Abstract

This collection consists of documents of the Nothmann family, including personal correspondence and official documents, such as passports and certificates. A lot of the material is about or from the time of the Nazi persecution.

Dates: 1892-1951; Majority of material found within 1938-1948

Paul Eppstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 804
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings in remembrance (and mostly praise) of Paul Eppstein. Also included are photocopies of official documents pertaining to Eppstein’s academic career.

Dates: 1928-1967; Majority of material found in 1929, 1959

Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 556
Abstract

TThe file contains various documents pertaining to the activity of the Reich Association of Jews in Germany (Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland) and comprises three folders.

Dates: 1939-1943

Weil Family, Frankfurt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6266
Abstract

The collection holds correspondence and manuscripts pertaining to the extended Weil family. The bulk of the correspondence comes from Berthold and Selma Weil in Frankfurt and in England to their children in Palestine/Israel and in the USA. Also included are letters from Rickchen Rosenthal née Marx (Selma Weil’s mother) from Frankfurt and Theresienstadt.

Dates: 1934-1994; Majority of material found within 1934-1956