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Loewenberg, Jakob, 1856-1929



  • Existence: 1856-02-09 - 1929-02-09

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Jakob Loewenberg Collection

Identifier: AR 1200 / MF 1030

The collection contains documents and manuscripts written by and about Dr. Jakob Loewenberg, the director of a girls' school in Hamburg from 1892 until his death in 1929. In addition to overseeing the school, Dr. Loewenberg was a poet and friend of relatively well-known German poets and writers of the day. The collection includes correspondence with the latter as well as articles about these friendships by Dr. Loewenberg and his son, Ernst, published after his father's death. Dr. Loewenberg was proud of being German and Jewish and often wrote on the topic. There is also significant correspondence from the Loewenberg family around the time of the First World War, documents on family genealogy, a large photograph collection, poems written by Loewenberg and numerous official personal documents. It also includes correspondence, manuscripts and personal documents of Dr. Ernst Loewenberg, Jakob Loewenberg's eldest son.

Dates: 1880-1929; Majority of material found within 1890-1925

Meier Spanier Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 268

The collection comprises the personal documents, correspondence and manuscripts of Meier Spanier.

Dates: 1884-1942

Richard Detlev Loewenberg Collection

Identifier: AR 6005

This collection documents the life and work of Richard D. Loewenberg, a German physician who immigrated via Shanghai to the United States. Contained are several of his manuscripts on general as well as medical topics, offprints and clippings of his published articles, correspondence, poems, personal documents, notebooks and diaries.

Dates: 1911-1956