Cohn, Jonas, 1869-1947
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929), philosopher and theologian, belonged to the important personalities of the German Jewish intellectual life after the First World War. Franz Rosenzweig started the Freie Juedische Lehrhaus, where he tried to teach Jewish tradition and culture as part of real life experience and in this way bring it closer to assimilated German Jewry. He wrote several philosophical works and translated the Hebrew Bible with Martin Buber. The Franz Rosenzweig collection contains manuscripts of many of Franz Rosenzweig’s smaller works, some of his personal items, and correspondence with his parents and with more than fifty of his friends and colleagues. The collection contains other correspondence, and a great number of newspaper clippings, photographs, and some objects.
Collection contains correspondence of Fritz Mauthner with translators, newspapers, publishing houses, family members, and other individuals, including Martin Buber, Lion Feuchtwanger, Hermann Hesse, Erich Muehsam, Walther Rathenau and others. Also included are clippings by and about Mauthner, manuscripts of essays and plays, diaries and notebooks; family papers and photographs.