George Popper Family Collection.
Scope and Content Note
The oldest papers are about Abraham Zwillinger. Originally a Jewish teacher, he became an engineer, receiving a special Privilegioum from Emperor Franz Joseph in 1855. His inventions were published in journals.
Leopold Strauss married Amélie Zwilliger in 1883. Their son Oskar married Hanny Jellinek in 1909. He was rewarded medals in World War I. Oskar emigrated to Palestine in 1938.
Adolf Jellinek was Hanny Strauss’s father.
Hugo Kallberg was a lawyer in Prague and then in Vienna. Also included among his papers is the university attendance book of his daughter, Edith Lisa Kallberg.
Folder 5 holds documents of Richard Popper (born 1877 in Vienna), George Popper (born 1913 in Vienna), and others, as well as genealogical tables.
- 1832-1944, 1980
- Popper, George (Person)
Language of Materials
This collection is in German with some Czech, French, and Hebrew. Hebrew..
Open to researchers.
Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.
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
Abraham Zwillinger was born 1819 in Helleschau, Moravia (today Holešov, Czech Republic). In 1883, his daughter Amélie got married to Leopold Strauss of Wessely, Moravia (today Veselí nad Moravou, Czech Republic); their son Oskar, born 1884 in Vienna, Austria, was rewarded medals in World War I. and emigrated to Palestine in 1938. Oskar Strauss was married to Hanny Jellinek, daughter of Adolf Jellinek (born 1854 in Austerlitz, Moravia, today Slavkov u Brna, Czech Republic). Hugo Kallberg, born 1873 in Karolinenthal, Bohemia, was the father of Edith Lisa Kallberg, married to George Popper.
Vital records, educational certificates, professional documents, and other archival materials pertaining to several families who were related by marriage to George Popper. All materials originated from Austria, Bohemia, and Moravia.
Other Finding Aid
An item level inventory of all documents may be found in folder 1.
George Popper (1913-1991) established this collection as a repository for family records and ancestry documents, including those of his wives: Edith Lisa (Lisl) Kallberg [1906-1967] and Lilly Strauss [1916-2010].
- Archival materials
- Bernay family
- Education, Higher
- Genealogical tables
- Jellinek, Adolf, 1854-1907
- Jewish families
- Kallberg, Hugo, 1873-
- Moravia (Czech Republic)
- Palestine -- Emigration and immigration
- Popper, George
- Strauss family
- Strauss, Leopold
- Strauss, Oskar, 1884-
- Vienna (Austria)
- World War, 1914-1918
- Zwillinger, Abraham, 1819-
- Guide to the George Popper Family Collection, 1832-1944, 1980 AR 4898 / MF 693
- Processed by LBI Staff
- © 2014
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- May 11, 2015.: Custodial history note added to finding aid.
Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States