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Frieda Fuchs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11548

Scope and Content Note

TThe collection contains materials representing the academic career of Frieda Fuchs, from her early school years, through her doctoral studies and research into psychology in Germany, to her career in the United States. The following material is from her earlier years in Germany: grade certificates from the Grossherzogliche Seminar für Volksschullehrerinnen in Darmstadt indicating good marks (1907-1914); her teaching contract for the Israelitische Volksschule (1916), certificates confirming satisfactory studies and a diploma granting a doctoral degree from the Universtät Frankfurt am Main, in recognition of her dissertation Experimentelle Studien über das Bewegungsnachbild (1927-1928). The following material is from either shortly before or after her emigration to the United States: editions of her curriculum vitae (1940-1941); letters of recommendation, job correspondence and offers (1939-1942), report entitled Von Nachbildern und ihrer Bedeutung, undated. Also included is an offprint, signed by the author, Dr. S. Hirsch, entitled Die letzten Millimeter der arteriellen Strombahn, and two photographs of Frieda Fuchs approximately ages 30 and 50.

Dates

  • 1907-1957

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

Frieda Fuchs was born in Dieburg in 1893. She studied at the teacher's college in Darmstadt and the University in Frankfurt, receiving her doctoral degree in in 1928. From 1914 through 1940 she taught at the Israelitische Volksschule in Frankfurt am Main. She also gave classes at the Heim des Juedischen Frauenbundes in Neu-Isenburg. She immigrated to the United States in 1940 and found employment with the congregation of Rabbi Dr. Breuer in New York. At the same time she enlisted the support of the American Psychological Association Committee on Displayed Foreign Psychologists. She died in New York in 1974.

Extent

1 Folders

Abstract

The collection contains materials representing the academic career of Frieda Fuchs, from her early school years, through her doctoral studies and research into psychology in Germany, to her career in the United States. The following material is from her earlier years in Germany: grade certificates from the Grossherzogliche Seminar für Volksschullehrerinnen in Darmstadt indicating good marks (1907-1914); her teaching contract for the Israelitische Volksschule (1916), certificates confirming satisfactory studies and a diploma granting a doctoral degree from the Universtät Frankfurt am Main, in recognition of her dissertation Experimentelle Studien über das Bewegungsnachbild (1927-1928). The following material is from either shortly before or after her emigration to the United States: editions of her curriculum vitae (1940-1941); letters of recommendation, job correspondence and offers (1939-1942), report entitled Von Nachbildern und ihrer Bedeutung, undated. Also included is an offprint, signed by the author, Dr. S. Hirsch, entitled Die letzten Millimeter der arteriellen Strombahn, and two photographs of Frieda Fuchs approximately ages 30 and 50.

Separated Material

3 copies of dissertation entitled Experimentelle Studien über das Bewegungsnachbild removed to library
Title
Guide to the Frieda Fuchs Collection, 1907-1957  AR 11548
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Michael O'Connor
Date
© 2013
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • July 2015:: dao links added by Emily Andresini.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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