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Marion F. Wolff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6935

Scope and Content Note

The contents of the collection concerns the parents of Marion Freyer Wolff, Leo and Eva Freyer née Lichtenstein, as well as other extended members of the family. Included are school certificates, report cards, marriage certificates, correspondence, documents on World War II internment in Theresienstadt, and manuscripts about the German Socialist politician Hugo Haase who was assassinated in 1919. His wife was the sister of Marion Wolff's grandfather.

Dates

  • 1888-2003

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

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

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Biographical Note

Marion Freyer Wolff’s parents were Leo Freyer and his wife Eva, née Lichtenstein. Eva's father was Max Lichtenstein, a lawyer active in the workers’ movement in East Prussia and a member of the Königsberg city council; he died in Theresienstadt in 1942. Erwin Lichtenstein was Eva Freyer’s brother. Max Lichtenstein's sister, Thea was married to Hugo Haase (1863-1919), a Socialist representative to the German Reichstag who was assassinated in 1919.

Extent

5 Folders

Abstract

The contents of the collection concerns the parents of Marion Freyer Wolff, Leo and Eva Freyer née Lichtenstein, as well as other extended members of the family. Included are school certificates, report cards, marriage certificates, correspondence, documents on World War II internment in Theresienstadt, and manuscripts about the German Socialist politician Hugo Haase who was assassinated in 1919. His wife was the sister of Marion Wolff's grandfather.

Other Finding Aid

All folders include a descriptive note of the contents written by the donor, Marion Wolff.

Separated Material

A portrait of Dr. Samuel Jessner by Eva Lichtenstein has been removed to the LBI Art and Objects Collection.

Title
Guide to the Marion F. Wolff Collection, 1888-2003  AR 6935
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Julie Dawson
Date
© 2012
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • July 16, 2013 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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