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C Theo Marx Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25207

Scope and Content Note

The C. Theo Marx Family collection consists entirely of the materials used by C. Theo Marx for his book The Kohnstamm and Allied Families.

By and large the materials collected here consist of photocopies form various archives and print-outs.

Original materials consist of correspondence with archives and other research institutions and other members of the Kohnstamm family, genealogical tables, photographs, manuscripts.

Dates

  • 1917-2004

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in German and English with some Yiddish.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

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

Biographical Note

Carl Theodor Marx was born in 1920, in Frankfurt, Germany. In 1934 his parents sent him to a boarding school in England.

After boarding school, C Theo Marx studied engineering at City and Guilds College. In 1940 he was interned, along with other German Jews, at the internment camp on the Isle of Man.

Shortly after his release he joined his father’s engineering company where he remained for many years.

C. Theo Marx was a member of the Association of Jewish Refugees and a council member of the Wiener Library.

Carl Theo Marx died on January 6th, 2010.

Extent

5.25 Linear Feet

Abstract

The C. Theo Marx Family collection consists entirely of the materials used by C. Theo Marx for his book The Kohnstamm and Allied Families. By and large the materials collected here consist of photocopies form various archives and print-outs. Original materials consist of correspondence with archives and other research institution and other members of the Kohnstamm family, genealogical tables, photographs, manuscripts.

Arrangement

Arrangement The collection consists of a single series:

C. Theo Marx Family Collection

The order of the collection follows the order in which the book The Kohnstamm and Allied Families is compiled. The ancestor, Don Menachem Chajim Ha-Kohen is designated by the letter K, with his two sons being assigned letters KA and KB. The following generations are identified by a numerical code, which indicated seniority among siblings and relations to the rest of the family.

Taken from the book Kohnstamm and Allied Families.
Title
Guide to the Papers of C. Theo Marx Family Collection 1917-2004 AR 25207
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Yakov Illich Sklar
Date
© 2012
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.
Sponsor
Made possible by the Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives Grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources through The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support "Illuminating Hidden Collections at the Center for Jewish History"

Revision Statements

  • April 02, 2015 : dao links added by Emily Andresini.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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