Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
The Carola Levy Collection holds the papers of Carola Levy Kaufmann as well as of the Levy and Feldheim families and related families. The collection consists of correspondence, article manuscripts, copies of family members' documents and newspaper clippings, and a friendship book.
Collection consists of a photocopy of a computer printout of the compilers' (Daniel N. and Rosanne D. Leeson) ancestors, containing detailed genealogical charts of the following families: Singer, Levy, Landauer, Leeson, Sendowsky, Gutman, Dreyfuss (Dryfuss), Hemmerdinger, Braun, Lobl, Sandow, and Stein.
The Enrique Lerdau Family Collection focuses on documentation of the lives of Fritz and Barbara (née Elkan) Lerdau and their children, including their early years, marriage, and emigration to Peru. In addition the collection provides material on the Elkan and Rée families and their members, and to a smaller extent on the Lerdau (formerly Levy) family, including some genealogical information. The history of the hops industry and of the company J.F.U. Scheibel is also mentioned among the documents of this collection. The collection includes an assortment of documents, including extensive correspondence; several memoirs; official, legal, educational, financial, and military documents; many photographs; and family writings including poems, notebooks, and eulogies.
This collection portrays the personal and professional life of the violinist Felix Freilich. It also provides information on his wife and the genealogy of their families. The collection contains correspondence, family trees, photographs, clippings, publications and music scores. Subjects found in this collection include the genealogy of the Freilich and Greenberg families, the professional life of Felix Freilich, and the city of Altenburg, Germany.
This collection contains the personal papers of Hilda Levy and her family. Born in 1905 in Tauberbischofsheim, Germany, Hilda Levy managed her family’s shoe store before immigrating to New York City in 1935. Materials in the collection include correspondence, vital records, inheritance and restitution materials, education records, emigration records, and photographs.
This collection contains documents pertaining to the family history and biography of Ilse Strauss in Krefeld (Germany), England, and Australia. Included are family trees, manuscripts, diaries, photographs and correspondence.
This collection focuses on Anna Laqueur (nee Levy) (1850-1932), who became a matriach of the extended Laqueur-Levi family. Her spirited correspondence with her husband Siegfried Laqueur, a successful entrepreneuer, with her sons, her brother, her sisters, with an ever growing number of nephews and nieces, as well as her family's correspondence with her, reached an astounding volume. While it was possible to trace the lineage of the Laqueur family it required an extraordinary amount of patience and some guessing to establish the family relationships of the Levy clan, who like the Laqueur family originated from small towns in Silesia and who by virtue of hardwork and a well- focused business acumen achieved economic security. Their histories reflected in their correspondences and diaries are an example of the rise of German Jews from Eastern provinces from modest beginnings to a comfortable bourgeoisie. According to the grade of their assimilation it is not surprising that the second and third generation felt no longer restrained to marry outside the Jewish faith. Measured by the volume and intensity of the correspondence between the mother and sons Walter and Ernst, who both were to become physicians, it can be concluded that they were quite attached to each other. Unfortunately the bulk of the correspondence between Ernst and his mother is in shorthand. Anna, besides being the center of the Laqueur family, had wide ranging interests: poetry (mostly offered on festive occasions), correspondence with intellectuals (Geiger, Ludwig) and active involvement in social welfare and charities. She also travelled frequently. In short, she led a very active life, a true "mater familiae".
Collection includes shipping bill of Moses Levy, letters of administration of Hyam Levy, and printing samples and obituary of Benjamin Levy, as well as other items.
This collection contains the legal and personal papers of several generations of the Levy family, including Moses Levy (1665-1728); Moses' sons Nathan Levy (1704-1753), Isaac Levy (1706-1777), Samson Levy (1722-1781), and Benjamin Levy (1726-1802); Samson's sons Moses Levy (1756-1826), Samson Levy, Jr. (1764-1831), and Daniel Levy (1766-1844); Isaac's son Asher Levy (1756-1785); and Benjamin's son Nathan Levy (1759-1846). Materials include business and property records, a letter of renunciation of allegiance to King George III during the American Revolution, correspondence, Continental currency, and wills.
This collection contains three family trees: one dated 2002 and another updated version from 2006, of the descendants of David Levi, born Dec. 16, 1832 in Freudental, Germany, tracing the family to the United States up to the early 21st century. Another oversized family tree (entitled Genealogie der Familie Güldenstein) tracks the descendants of Isaak Michael Güldenstein (born Sontheim bei Heilbronn, 1777-1858) to early 20th century descendants. Accompanying the family trees are photocopies of photographs of Karolina and Micahel Güldenstein, and Johanna Güldenstein Weil and her husband Isaac Weil (photographs circa 1860-1870).
This collection covers the history of the Levy family of Hamburg, Germany from 1837 through 1942. The bulk of the material relates to Ludwig Levy and his wife Ida née Winterberg, particularly the wealth that they lost during Nazi persecution and their unsuccessful efforts to emigrate. Materials include business, banking, investment, tax, and inheritance records as well as vital records, emigration papers, clippings, official notices to Jewish residents in Hamburg, limited correspondence, and a few photographs.
Uriah Phillips Levy rose to the rank of Commodore in the United States Navy despite religious hostility. He succeeded in abolishing corporal punishment in the Navy, and is credited for preserving Thomas Jefferson's estate, Monticello. His papers consist of correspondence, financial and legal records, publications, papers, newspaper articles, a notebook, and a book.
The Wartensleben-Levi-Rosenbaum-Klippstein Collection pertains to the genealogy and history of these related families. Included are genealogical tables and photocopied documents. Photocopies consist of a narrative history of the family, photographs, clippings, and official documents such as birth, marriage, and death certificates.