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William Graetz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4121 / MF 567

Scope and Contents

Personal documents of William Graetz, including military papers, and membership and identity cards.

Records of ORT committees, minutes of executive committee meetings, correspondence and reports of the activities of ORT branches during the years 1926-1970 in Argentina, Bessarabia, Bolivia, Brazil, France, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, South Africa, Switzerland, and the USSR, also including letters from Leo Baeck.

Records of the Jewish community of Berlin, in 1929 and 1930, including correspondence on juvenile care, financial reports, and meeting minutes.

The following individuals are mentioned in this collection: Graetz, William; Baeck, Leo; Syngalowski, Aron; Lvovitch, David; Frumkin, Jacob; Sadler, Ilse.

Dates

  • 1915-1974

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in German, English, and Spanish.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Collection is microfilmed - use MF 567.

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.

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

Born in Krojanke (now Krajenka, Poland) on October 18, 1879, William Graetz was a banker who was chairman of German ORT (Organization for Rehabilitation Through Training) and a member of the executive board of the Jewish community of Berlin. He emigrated to Switzerland in 1938, to Argentina via France in 1940, and to the United States in 1947, and died in Philadelphia on January 13, 1974.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Abstract

Personal documents of William Graetz, including military papers, and membership and identity cards. Records of ORT committees, minutes of executive committee meetings, correspondence and reports of the activities of ORT branches during the years 1926-1970 in Argentina, Bessarabia, Bolivia, Brazil, France, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, South Africa, Switzerland, and the USSR, also including letters from Leo Baeck. Records of the Jewish community of Berlin, in 1929 and 1930, including correspondence on juvenile care, financial reports, and meeting minutes. The following individuals are mentioned in this collection: Graetz, William; Baeck, Leo; Syngalowski, Aron; Lvovitch, David; Frumkin, Jacob; Sadler, Ilse.

Microfilm

Collection is available on 2 reels of microfilm (MF 567).
  1. Reel 1: Box 1
  2. Reel 2: Box 2
Title
William Graetz Collection, 1915-1974   AR 4121 / MF 567
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

  • 2010-03-23 : encoding of linking to digital objects from finding aid was changed from <extref> to <dao> through dao_conv.xsl

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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