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Sulzbach Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11253

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains documents pertaining to the Sulzbach family, as well as documents pertaining to the Jewish communities of Hungen and Birstein.

Folder 1 contains documentation of the Sulzbach family, including an accounting of the estate of Julius Joel, with delineation of expenses and equal partition among the heirs; tax documents; telegram to Albert Sulzbach from the Hilfsverein Unterlindau and an affadavit of support; letter regarding the death of Julius Klipstein; documents pertaining to the estate of Isidor Sulzbach; and documents pertaining to the fates of Hermann and Florenze Kahn in World War II.

Folder 2 contains documents pertaining to the Jewish community in Hungen, Germany, including statutes of the Jewish burial society in Hungen; essay about the synagogue and Jewish religious community in Hungen from 1445 to 1942; a compilation of excerpts from the Hungen court book in the 15th century; and extensive correspondence of Albert Sulzbach regarding the condition and upkeep of the Jewish cemetery in Hungen.

Folder 3 contains articles and clippings pertaining to the Jewish communities in Birstein, Kirchbracht, Fischborn, Mauswinkel, and Lichenroth.

Dates

  • undated, 1908-1991

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Extent

3 Folders

Abstract

The collection contains documents pertaining to the Sulzbach family, as well as documents pertaining to the Jewish communities of Hungen and Birstein.

Related Material

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Title
Guide to the Sulzbach Family Collection, undated, 1908-1991  AR 11253
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Sarah Glover
Date
© 2013
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • September 04, 2014 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States