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Neuburger-Hessberg Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25664

Scope and Content Note

The official documents, correspondence, photographs, and genealogical tables in this collection provide insight into the German-Jewish heritage of the Neuburger-Hessberg family.

Series I comprises official documents, letters, and postcards primarily pertaining to the Neuburger family in the 19th century. Series II consists of family photographs, which document the ancestry of the Neuburger family visually as well as the town from which their ancestor, Samuel Hirsch Neuburger, originated: Bad Buchau. Series III contains genealogy and family trees, which document the Neuburger-Hessberg family lineage. Erwin Neuburger's ancestry can be traced back to Samuel Hirsch Neuburger of Bad Buchau, Biberach, Germany, through this collection. This collection also traces the ancestry of the Hessberg family through Erwin's marriage to Corinne Neuburger, née Hessberg.


  • 1879–1981


Language of Materials

The collection is in English and 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


Biographical Note

Erwin Neuburger, a German-American merchant, was born to Martin Michael Neuburger amd Luise Neuburger, née Neuburger, on November 19, 1878 in Stuttgart, Germany. Erwin Neuburger moved to New York City, where he married Corinne Hessberg, on October 20, 1913. Corinne Hessberg, was born on September 7, 1891 to Ferdinand Hessberg and Hattie Hessberg, née Wallenstein. Erwin and Corinne Neuburger had one son: Martin Neuburger (December 22, 1914–June 26, 2001). Martin Neuburger married Elaine Hart (1918–2011). Together they had two children: Frederic Neuburger (August 14, 1944–February 19, 2011) and Joan Savitt, née Neuburger.


0.75 Linear Feet


This collection contains correspondence, photographs, official documents and other archival materials pertaining to the extended family of Erwin Neuburger.

Related Material

Related is the Neuburger Family Collection (AR 4462), also located in the LBI Archives.

Separated Material

An 1886 math workbook has been moved to the library. Artifacts were removed to the holdings of the art department, including medals (call number 2018.13a-d), a silver box plus leather holder (call number 2018.12) and a Kiddush cup (call number 2018.11).

Guide to the Neuburger-Hessberg Family Collection 1879–1981 AR 25664
Processed by Madeleine Ostertag
© 2016
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Language of description note
Description is in English.
Edition statement
This version was derived from Neuburger-HessbergFamily.xml

Revision Statements

  • November 2016:: dao links added.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States