W. Guenther Plaut Collection
Scope and Content Note
This small collection consists of a wide variety of photocopied materials, including correspondence, memoirs, photos, and official documents, which primarily relate to the histories of the Plaut, Rosenthal, and Wormser families. The Plaut materials include some correspondence, photos, and documents, including affidavits for Tilo Plaut and his capacity as a Kosher butcher in Switzerland from 1937-1951, and clippings regarding Jonas Plaut and the Baruch-Auerbach Orphanage. The Rosenthal materials include nineteenth-century family letters and correspondence pertaining to emigration during the second World War. Finally, the Wormser folder contains some photocopied eighteenth-century documents, as well as a nineteenth-century account of a visit to Strassbourg and a family history compiled during the twentieth century.
The following individuals are named in this collection:
Bertha Goldschmidt ; Jonas Goldschmidt ; Julie Rosenthal ; Max Grumprich ; Salomon Grumprich ; Gottfried Sender ; Walter Gumprich ; Ada Rosenberg ; Alice Sternberg ; Tilo Plaut ; Joseph Rosenthal ; Solomon Rosenthal ; Walter Plaut, d. 1964 ; Jonas Plaut, d. 1948 ; Selma Plaut (nee Gumprich), 1890-1993
- Plaut, W. Gunther, 1912-2012 (Person)
Language of Materials
This collection is in English and German.
Open to researchers.
Collection is digitized. Follow the link(s) 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
Gunther Plaut was a rabbi and senior scholar at the Holy Blossom Temple in Toronto.
This small collection consists of a wide variety of photocopied materials on the Plaut, Gumprich, Rosenthal, Wormser, and other families.
Photographs of cemeteries and synagogues have been removed to the Photograph Collection.
- Guide to the W. Guenther Plaut Collection, 1748-1972 AR 3899
- Processed by LBI Staff and Timothy Ryan Mendenhall
- © 2009
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- October 10, 2011 : Link(s) to digital objects added in Container List.
Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States