Liebermann, Max, 1847-1935
- Existence: 1847 - 1935
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
The collection documents the life and interests of Curt C. Silberman. There are only a few materials related to his life in Germany and his and family's immigration. The bulk of the collection consists of documents and correspondence related to his involvement with Jewish organizations in the US and his visits to Germany, especially his hometown Wuerzburg.
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.
The collection contains autograph letters collected by Gertrude Lobbenberg, including letters written and signed by Berthold Auerbach, Béla Bartók, Ludwig Börne, Georg Morris Cohen Brandes, Heinrich Heine, Julius Korngold, Ferdinand Lasalle, Max Liebermann, Rosa Luxemburg, Arthur Schnitzler, and Stefan Zweig.
The Kurt Riezler Letters hold the correspondence of the diplomat Kurt Riezler with his fiancée Kaethe Liebermann as well as a few letters with other individuals, most notably her father, the painter Max Liebermann. Prominent in the correspondence is the discussion of the first months of World War I and the conditions in Moscow in 1918. Later letters consist of conversations with other family members.
The bulk of the collection holds the extensive correspondence from Max Liebermann to Max Lehrs, director of the Kupferstichkabinett in Berlin and Dresden, written between 1892 and 1934. Also included are letters to Bruno and Paul Cassirer and others, as is a manuscript with an eulogy for the painter Walter Leistikow.
Materials found in this collection include an extensive amount of correspondence written by Max Liebermann to Max Lehrs, an art historian and the director of the Kupferstichkabinett in Berlin and Dresden. The letters were written between 1892 and 1934, mostly from Berlin and Wannsee. Prominent events of the time such as World War I, the revolutionary years after the war, German inflation and the rise of National Socialism are reflected in the correspondence. Liebermann also discusses art questions, exhibits and publications. All the letters are bound in an album. In addition, there are letters to Bruno and Paul Cassirer and letters on Liebermann's election as president of the Preussische Akademie der Kuenste.