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Friedrich R. Wollmershaeuser Collection

Identifier: AR 25151

Scope and Content Note

The Friedrich R. Wollmershaeuser Collection contains lists compiled by Friedrich R. Wollmershaeuser with archival material in the State Archives in Augsburg, Bamberg, and Sigmaringen. Listed here are documents about Jews before the 1800s in the towns of Haigerloch, Uehlfeld, Illereichen, and Kairlindach. In the first folder are records from the archives at Augsburg. These contain lists that show mentions of Jews in contract registers from the dominion of Illereichen. There are also translations with accompanying photocopies of a few court proceedings that involve Jews, and listings of Jewish revenues from Illereichen. In the second folder are lists of records and a bound volume with brief descriptions of pertinent administration entries from the Uehlfeld and Dachsbach districts. The volume also includes biographical and genealogical notes on the Männlein families of Uehlfeld. The final folder contains a bound volume with a list of court proceedings regarding Jews in Haigerloch before 1800 from the State Archive of Sigmaringen; most records pertain to financial matters.


  • Creation: 1723-2009
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 2000-2009


Language of Materials

The collection is in English and German with some Hebrew.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

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


Biographical Note

Friedrich R. Wollmerhaeuser was born in the 1950s. After graduating from the University of Stuttgart with a Master of Arts Degree, he established himself as a full time genealogist in 1976 and specialized in Southwest Germany Jewish history.


0.25 Linear Feet


This collection contains detailed lists, compiled by Friedrich R. Wollmershaeuser, about archival material from various towns at the State Archives in Bamberg and Augsburg. Also included are copies of some of the original archival material.


This collection comprises one series.

Related Material

LBI Archives hold various documents in multiple collections pertaining to the Jewish communities in Haigerloch, Illereichen (Altenstadt), and Uehlfeld.

Processing Information

This collection has been placed in chronological order and two folders that contained documents regarding the same topic were combined.

Guide to the Papers of the Friedrich R. Wollmershaeuser 1723-2009 AR 25151
Processed by Isabelle Ostertag and LBI Staff
© 2012
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Language of description note
Description is in English.
Edition statement
This version was derived from FriedrichRWollmershaeuser.xml

Revision Statements

  • May 22, 2014 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States