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John H. Richter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1683 / MF 534

Scope and Contents

This collection contains genealogical files from John Henry Richter's estate, including various family histories and genealogies.

The following families are mentioned in this collection: Beer family, Bender family, Billstein family, Bodenheimer family, Clay, Lucius D., Cohen family, Cohn family, Conitzer family, Coppel family, Cullmann family, Eisenstaedt family, Elkan family, Fabian family, Feldmann family, Fleischmann family, Frankenbach family, Friedlaender family, Fuchs family, Geballe family, Goeritz family, Goldberg family, Gruenfeld family, Hammel family, Haymann family, Heinemann family, Joseph family, Jottkowitz family, Koch family, Levy family, Lewin-Richter family, Loeb family, Lucas family, Lubinski family, Mannheim family, Marcus family, Marshall family, Marx family, Mayer family, Meyerowitz family, Mendelssohn, Moses, Mendelssohn-Batholdy, Felix, Mindel family, Neisser family, Newald family, Ochs family, Radt family, Richter family, Segall family, Selbiger family, Silberberg family, Strasser family, Strauss family, Ullman family, Vogel family, Weigert, Weinfeld family, Wilner family, Wirth family, Wolf family, Wolfermann family, Wulff family, Koppel, Leopold, Oranienburg, Zempelburg, Marienburg, Marienwerder, Stargard, Dirschau, Flatow, Krojanke, Tuetz, Schloppe, Jastow, Friedland (Maerkisch), Deutsch Crone, Conitz, Egers-Engels families, Bluhm family, Neuruppin, Meyer family, Neumann-Oppenheim families, Deutschust (Nemecky Rohozec, Saaz (Zatec), Marckwald or Markwald, Helfft family, Kauffmann family, Nakel (Netze), Benveniste family, De Lemos family, Ephraim family.

Dates

  • 1904-1994

Language of Materials

The collection is in English and German.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Collection is microfilmed; use MF 534.

Access Information

Readers may access the collection by visiting the Lillian Goldman Reading Room at the Center for Jewish History. We recommend reserving the collection in advance; please visit the LBI Online Catalog and click on the "Request" button.

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

Biographical Note

John Henry Richter was born in Vienna, Austria, in 1919. He emigrated to the United States in 1941. After studying Library Science at the University of California at Berkeley, he worked at the Library of Congress from 1950 until 1956, when he came to the University of Michigan as a librarian. His avocation was family research. He died in 1994 in Ann Arbor.

Extent

32 Linear Feet

Overview

This collection contains genealogical files from John Henry Richter's estate, including various family histories and genealogies.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in 39 boxes.
  1. Box 1: Albers-Strauss, Jacob I, undated, 1763-1947
  2. Box 2: Strauss, Jacob II-AB: Publications, Honors, undated, 1779-1983
  3. Box 3: AB: Berliner and Mahler-Miscellaneous, undated, 1918-1986
  4. Box 4: (Black Binder) Ludwig Jonas Biography-Kohn, Charon, Augsburg, undated, 1979
  5. Box 5: Kirschberg Documents, Work Copy - Two Boxes of Index Cards, undated, 1696
  6. Box 6: Neisser Chotzen, Ziegenhals-A. Neisser, Dienstfertig, undated, 1859-1991
  7. Box 7: Conitzer, Dobrzynski-Conitzer Huebscher, undated, 1843-1907
  8. Box 8: Mark A. Richter I-Conitzer Kohls, undated, 1972-1977
  9. Box 9: Kohn (General)-Cohn: Kuebler, undated, 1854-1933
  10. Box 10: Neisser, Kurlbaum-Torres, undated, 1863-1981
  11. Box 11: Zuntz-Richter Meyerowitz, Eva, undated, 1812-1991
  12. Box 12: Eva L. R. Meyerowitz-Neisser, Henrietta, undated, 1905-1955
  13. Box 13: Neisser, Herbert - Loose Papers, undated, 1814-1897
  14. Box 14: Neumann-Oppenheim Posner-Selbiger, Edmund, undated, 1827-1985
  15. Box 15: Selbiger, Eduard-Wolfermann, Ida, undated, 1792-1987
  16. Box 16: Wolfermann, Isaak-City Files: Mf (Families), undated, 1811-1961
  17. Box 17: City Files (continued): Margonin-Theresienstadt, undated
  18. Box 18: City Files (end) (Trawniki-Other Regions)-Sabersky Lowenstein, undated, 1724-1980
  19. Box 19: Salomon-(Red Binder) Jhr: From The Rhineland To Wisconsin, undated, 1924-1981
  20. Box 20: Ann Arbor News Clippings-Wisconsin Paper Documentation, undated, 1744-1994
  21. Box 21: Lists, Statistics, Etc.-Kohn: Baum, undated, 1726-1969
  22. Box 22: Berkowitz-Beneviste-De Lemos Papers, undated, 1832-1994
  23. Box 23: Photocopies Of Biographical Entries-Ephraim Solovy, undated, 1861-1993
  24. Box 24: Eskeles-Dressel-Meisterlein, undated, 1723-1979
  25. Box 25: Trimberg - FMB and Other Mss., undated, 1988
  26. Box 26: JHR: The Ancestry of Emil Louis Meyer ¼-A. Neisser, undated, 1660-1993
  27. Box 27 (OS 13): Copies of Genealogical Tables, Various Families, undated
  28. Box 28: Reimann, Albert-Conitzer Family Tree, undated, 1650-1993
  29. Box 29A (OS 71): Index Cards (Non-Archival Box), undated
  30. Box 29B (OS 72): Index Cards (continued) (Non-Archival Box), undated
  31. Box 30: Genealogical Tables, Various Families and Index Cards, undated
  32. Box 31: Index Cards, undated
  33. Box 32: Various, undated, 1700s-1993
  34. Box 33: Various, Including City Files, undated, 1834-1945
  35. Box 34: Genealogical Tables, Various Families, and Other Files, undated, 1904-1988
  36. Box 35 (OS 14): Copies of Genealogical Tables, Various Families, undated
  37. Box 36 (OS 15): Copies of Genealogical Tables, Various Families, undated
  38. Box 37 (OS 73): Genealogical Tables, Various Families, undated, 1660-1990
  39. Box 38 (OS 74): Genealogical Tables and Other Material, undated, 1700s-1810

Microfilm

Collection is available on 73 reels of microfilm (MF 534).
  1. Reel 1: 37/1 - 37/23
  2. Reel 2: 38/1 - 38/8
  3. Reel 3: 1/1 - 1/107 (A-H)
  4. Reel 4: 1/108 - 1/272 (H-S)
  5. Reel 5: 2/1 - 2/110 (S-W)
  6. Reel 6: 2/111 - 2/152 (A-B)
  7. Reel 7: 2/153 - 2/155; 3/1 - 3/25 (B)
  8. Reel 8: 3/26 - 3/93
  9. Reel 9: 3/94 - 3/112; 4/1 - 4/2
  10. Reel 10: 4/3 - 4/14
  11. Reel 11: 4/15 - 4/42
  12. Reel 12: 4/43 - 4/62; 5/1
  13. Reel 13: 5/8 - 5/9; 6/1 - 6/6
  14. Reel 14: 6/6 - 6/37
  15. Reel 15: 6/38 - 6/109
  16. Reel 16: 7/1 - 7/61
  17. Reel 17: 7/62 - 7/87
  18. Reel 18: 7/88 - 7/126; 8/1 - 8/4
  19. Reel 19: 8/5 - 8/30
  20. Reel 20: 8/31 - 8/58
  21. Reel 21: 8/59 - 8/64; 9/1 - 9/45
  22. Reel 22: 9/46 - 9/57
  23. Reel 23: 9/58 - 9/74; 10/1 - 10/18
  24. Reel 24: 10/19 - 10/117
  25. Reel 25: 10/118 - 10/169
  26. Reel 26: 10/170 - 10/189; 11/1 - 11/12
  27. Reel 27: 11/13 - 11/61
  28. Reel 28: 11/62 - 11/80; 12/1 - 12/6
  29. Reel 29: 12/7 - 12/34
  30. Reel 30: 12/35 - 12/76
  31. Reel 31: 13/1 - 13/51
  32. Reel 32: 13/52 - 13/86
  33. Reel 33: 13/87 - 13/105; 14/1 - 14/19
  34. Reel 34: 14/20 - 14/66
  35. Reel 35: 14/67 - 14/138; 15/1 - 15/19
  36. Reel 36: 15/20 - 15/112
  37. Reel 37: 15/113 - 15/163
  38. Reel 38: 16/1 - 16/35
  39. Reel 39: 16/36 - 16/89
  40. Reel 40: 16/90 - 16/101; 17/1 - 17/23
  41. Reel 41: 17/24 - 17/58
  42. Reel 42: 17/59 - 17/98; 18/1 - 18/23
  43. Reel 43: 18/24 - 18/70
  44. Reel 44: 18/71 - 18/109; 19/1 - 19/5
  45. Reel 45: 19/6 - 19/43
  46. Reel 46: 19/44 - 19/54; 20/1 - 20/2
  47. Reel 47: 20/3 - 20/10
  48. Reel 48: 20/11 - 20/30; 21/1 - 21/19
  49. Reel 49: 21/20 - 21/38
  50. Reel 50: 21/39 - 21/68; 22/1 - 22/56
  51. Reel 51: 22/57 - 22/76
  52. Reel 52: 22/77 - 22/79; 23/1 - 23/39
  53. Reel 53: 23/40 - 23/221
  54. Reel 54: 23/222 - 23/269; 24/1 - 24/7
  55. Reel 55: 24/8 - 24/56
  56. Reel 56: 24/57 - 24/80
  57. Reel 57: 24/81 - 24/88; 25/1 - 25/15
  58. Reel 58: 25/16 - 25/26
  59. Reel 59: 25/27 - 25/41; 26/1 - 26/11
  60. Reel 60: 26/12 - 26/77
  61. Reel 61: 26/78 - 26/88; 28/1 - 28/36
  62. Reel 62: 28/37 - 28/57
  63. Reel 63: 29/1
  64. Reel 64: 29/2
  65. Reel 65: 29/3
  66. Reel 66: 29/4 - 30/1
  67. Reel 67: 30/2 - 31/1
  68. Reel 68: 31/2; 32/1 - 32/18
  69. Reel 69: 32/29 - 32/32
  70. Reel 70: 32/33 - 32/45; 33/1 - 33/18
  71. Reel 71: 33/19 - 33/68
  72. Reel 72: 33/69; 34/1 - 34/29
  73. Reel 73: 34/29 - 34/30
Title
Guide to the John H. Richter Collection, 1904-1994   AR 1683 / MF 534
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • May 30, 2012 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
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