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Wiesenthal Family Collection

Identifier: AR 375 / MF 748

Scope and Content Note

Folder 2 contains among others a certificate for the pharmacist Wiesenthal of Boizenburg, who was honored with a medal for his assistance during a flood in 1888; a bibliography of the professional publications by W. Wiesenthal, 1887-1913; and the reprint of a pharmaceutical publication by W. Wiesenthal, Rostock. Newspaper articles by and about W. Wiesenthal may be found in issue 164 of the journal “Franconia”, February 1908, and in clippings from the „Pharmazeutische Zeitung”; noteworthy is his article about the Jewish community in Mecklenburg, “Betrachtungen ueber die Verhaeltnisse der juedischen Gemeinden in Mecklenburg” in: Allgemeine Zeitung des Judenthums, July 15, 1904, pages 342-44.

Folder 3 contains correspondence from Rahel Jacob to her daughter Rosalie Wiesenthal, 1844-1850, and Rosalie’s undated notebook from school.

Folder 4 holds the manuscript “Hubert v. Eyck und seine Nachfolger” by Julius Jacob; and an 1878 brochure of a Titian exhibition in Berlin, mentioning Julius Jacob. The painter Julius Jacob was born 1811 in Berlin.


  • Creation: 1847-1924

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



5 Folders

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The collection holds primarily vital and official documents, clippings, correspondence, photographs and publications pertaining to the pharmacist W. Wiesenthal in Brandenburg. Also represented is the Jacobs family, which was related to Wiesenthal by marriage.

Other Finding Aid

Also available are the original German language index cards .

Separated Material

28 pencil drawings by Julius Jacob have been removed to the LBI Art and Objects Collection.

Photographs have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.

Guide to the Wiesenthal Family Collection, 1847-1924 AR 375 / MF 748
Processed by LBI Staff
© 2010
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Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • February 02, 2012 : 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