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Giessen Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2931 / MF 632

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains original documents from the first half of the 19th century regarding decrees made affecting the Jewish community, found in folder 1. Folder 2 contains the programs accompanying the 1992 and 1994 award of the Hedwig-Burgheim Medaille, given in 1992 to Rabbi Henry G. Brandt, the program also includes articles commemorating the 50th anniversary of deportation. The 1994 award was given to provost Helmut Grün and the book includes documentation on rebuilding of synagogue in Giessen.

Folder 3 has various documents including an article about the new synagogue in Giessen (FAZ, 8/21/95), list of people from the University of Giessen who were denied their doctorate after 1933 (compiled by Dr. Peter Chroust), reports from the committee of former Jewish citizens from Giessen and its surroundings (by Josef Stern, 1995), letter from the mayor of Giessen at the occasion of award of the 1998 Hedwig-Burgheim Medal for Guenther Bernd Ginzel. The following persons are mentioned in this collection: Brandt, Henry G.; Burgheim, Hedwig; Ginzel, Guenther Bernd; Grün, Helmut; Mutz, Manfred

Dates

  • 1836-1998

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

Extent

4 Folders

Abstract

The collection contains original documents from the first half of the 19th century regarding decrees made affecting the Jewish community, found in folder 1. Folder 2 contains the programs accompanying the 1992 and 1994 award of the Hedwig-Burgheim Medaille, given in 1992 to Rabbi Henry G. Brandt, the program also includes articles commemorating the 50th anniversary of deportation. The 1994 award was given to provost Helmut Grün and the book includes documentation on rebuilding of synagogue in Giessen.

Processing Information

Folder 4 was originally accessioned as LBI collection AR 11759 and microfilmed on MF 1385.
Title
Guide to the Giessen Community Collection, 1836-1998  AR 2931 / MF 632
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2014
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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