Peter Hereld Collection
Scope and Content Note
This collection contains eulogies for Curtis L. Hereld (1923-2005) and a photocopy of his bar mitzvah photo (1936); genealogical tables for Peter and Curtis Hereld, as well as geographic, occupation, and narrative information about their ancestors; and 22 biographical letters and a genealogical table, collected for the Steinberg family reunion in Palo Alto, California, in 1989.
- Creation: 1936, 1987-2010
- Hereld, Peter C. (Person)
Language of Materials
This collection is in English, with a small amount of German.
This collection is open to researchers.
Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.
Curtis L. Hereld was born in Hannover, Germany to John and Alice Herzfeld (née Steinberg) in 1923. He was married to Gabrielle (Gaby) née Reichmann (1926- ). His parents tried to emigrate to Ecudaor or Brazil; in 1939 his family immigrated to Albuquerque, New Mexico. Curtis settled in Fort Lee, NJ and worked as a business executive. He was active in the congregation Beth Shalom in Teaneck, NJ. His older brother Peter Hereld was born in 1920, and married Ruth Maria née Brown (Braun) (1921-1974) in 1944. They were divorced in 1966.
Primary family names mentioned in the genealogical information include Dreyer, Hereld, Herzfeld, Steinberg, Wolfe, and Wolfes.
0.25 Linear Feet
This collection contains eulogies for Curtis L. Hereld (1923-2005), and genealogical tables and other family information for Peter Hereld, Curtis Hereld, and the Steinberg family.
- Guide to the Peter Hereld Collection 1936, 1987-2010 AR 25422
- Processed by Kevin Schlottmann
- © 2012
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Description is in English.
- as part of the Leon Levy Archival Processing Initiative, made possible by the Leon Levy Foundation
- September 17, 2014 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.