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Wolf and Landauer Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6412

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains family trees of Wolf and Landauer families, as well as various address books and customer lists, dating to the turn of the twentieth century, pertaining to the textile firm W. Wolf & Söhne, both in Stuttgart and in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dates

  • 1895-1931

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in German.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the link(s) 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

Biographical Note

The Wolf family is from Stuttgart. The textile firm of W. Wolf & Söhne was active for five generations. In 1932/33 the family emigrated to Linthal, Switzerland, and in 1939 they emigrated to Buenos Aires.

In the 1890s Isidor Wolf started the American branch of the textile business in Boston.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (5 folders)

Abstract

This collection contains family trees of Wolf and Landauer families, as well as various address books and customer lists dating to the turn of the twentieth century, pertaining to the textile firm W. Wolf & Söhne, active both in Stuttgart and in Boston, Massachusetts.

Separated Material

5 tefillin belonging to various Wolf family members have been removed to the Art and Objects collection.

Note

The family trees are low-quality photocopies; legibility is poor and some text is cut off.

Much of the text in the sales ledger books (folders 2 and 3) is carbon-copied, and accordingly the legibility is poor.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Wolf and Landauer Families Collection, 1895-1931  AR 6412
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • October 17, 2011 : Link(s) 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