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Ludwig Adolf Cohn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3891

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains certificates, diplomas, notes, correspondence, and other miscellaneous materials relating to Adolf Cohn.

Except for some 1968 correspondence related to Cohn family history, all documents are original material from Cohn's lifetime. In additional to some biographical clippings regarding Cohn, folder 3 also contains several clippings related to other Cohn family members. Folder 4 contains a booklet of celebratory songs for the anniversary of Dr. Abraham Geiger as Rabbi in Breslau. The 1846 Statues of the Verein für Geschichte und Alterthum Schlesiens are also in folder 4.

Dates

  • 1846-1968

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

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

Ludwig Adolf (Adolph) Cohn was born in 1834 in Breslau. In 1851 he was already studying history at the university, first in Breslau, then in Berlin. His dissertation was written on Heinrich von Löwen. After this dissertation he converted to Christianity and completed his Habilitation (second dissertation required in Germany to become a university professor) in Göttingen in 1857. He published several books in his short life and died in 1871 in Göttingen.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Abstract

The collection contains certificates, diplomas, notes, correspondence, and other miscellaneous materials relating to Adolf Cohn.

Separated Material

Adolf Cohn's journals have been catalogued and digitized separately as ME 91.
Title
Guide to the Ludwig Adolf Cohn Collection, 1846-1968  AR 3891
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Julie Dawson
Date
© 2011
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • March 21, 2012 : 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