Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
This collection holds papers and correspondence pertaining to the famous chemists Adolph and Albert Frank as well as correspondence of their great-nephew Robert Frank. The most prominent topic of the collection is technical chemistry. The papers in this collection include mainly secondary material with only few originals.
This collection contains a notebook, circa 1930, with transcriptions of 1820s contracts from the Staatsarchive Bamberg for the schützjuden Salomon Benjamin Frank of Heiligenstadt. There is also a folder of (primarily transcripts and copies) of loose documents from municipal archives in Germany related to Salomon Benjamin Frank, Wolf Frank and his son, Leopold Frank: tax documents, marriage contract, property inventory, other contracts from Bamberg and Bayreuth (1824-1896). Accompanying this material is a family tree and history, compiled in the 1970s, tracing the Frank family from the 18th to late 20th century.
Correspondence relates to the research and publication of The Lee Max Friedman collection of American Jewish colonial correspondence : letters of the Franks family, 1733-1748, edited by Leo Hershkowitz and Isidore S. Meyer. The work was published by the American Jewish Historical Society in 1968. Collection also includes research articles, notes, and summaries; and minutes of the American Jewish Historical Society's Publication Committee.
This collection contains genealogical and family documents of the Linz and the Weiter families from Greussenheim and Tauberrettersheim; as well as documents and photographs regarding the Jewish community in Hof. Genealogical information includes a family tree and family history about the Linz and the Weiter families (from mid-18th to early 20th century), and correspondence with German archives about historical members of that family (1983-1998) including a list of Linz family members listed in the Jewish registers of Greussenheim and Weiter family members of Tauberrettersheim, 1813-1875. Material about the Jewish community at Hof consists of correspondence with the city of Hof and photographs taken in 2005 of the new Jewish community center (primarily composed of Russians) and memorial plaque to the original synagogue burned in 1938 (where current community has a Yom Hashoah service annually). The collection also contains a leather bound book that belonged to Hermann Epstein (maternal grandfather of Charles B. Linz), containing poetry dedicated to his future wife Marie Frank, and a poem written on business stationary. Old photographs include one of Hermann Epstein in a Shakespeare performance. Also included in the collection is a letter, of unknown connection to the rest of the collection, addressed to Emil Heniken in Nürnberg, enforcing the law that non-Jews must only be treated by non-Jewish doctors (1934).
Contains 3 genealogical charts of the Oppenheim family going back twenty generations to the fifteenth century. Includes references to the Mears, Franks, Sabludowsky, Sable, Schulhofer, Steinfeld, and Goldenberg families.
This collection consists primarily of the research material underlying Werner Frank's genealogical work, "Legacy: the saga of a German-Jewish German family across time and circumstance" (2003, Avotaynu Foundation). It contains correspondence with distant relatives and genealogical researchers, copies of archival documents, and family trees relating to the following German-Jewish families from Baden: Frank, Regensburger, Heinsheimer, Oppenheimer, Furth, Wimpfheimer, Eppinger, Ottenheimer, Wolf (paternal) and Weingartner, Gutmann, Herz, Blum, Geismar, Auerbach, Auerbacher, Uffenheimer, Günzberger, Weil (maternal).