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Nussbaum Family, Friedberg in Hessen, Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2400

Scope and Content Note

Vital, business, and family documents of Nussbaum and Groedel families from Friedberg in Hesse. This collection also notably contains a Hungarian patent of nobility for Hermann Groedel, who had relocated to Budapest.

Many of the family papers, documents, and correspondence revolve around various weddings, including the marriage of Meyer Samuel Nussbaum to Luise Groedel, and these materials have been filed in the third folder. Among them are wedding announcements and poems, as well as engagement contracts and correspondence. Other documents and correspondence run the gamut from vital records to materials pertaining to the Nussbaum family's business; there are also citizenship documents. The second folder contains correspondence from Hermann Groedel, founder of the lumber firm Gebrüder Groedel, to Hermann Nussbaum.

Dates

  • 1849-1937

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German and Hungarian.

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

Hermann Groedel's firm Gebrüder Groedel, specialized in the export of lumber from the Eastern provinces of Austro-Hungary, especially Transylvania and Bukovina.

Extent

3 Folders

Abstract

Vital, business, and family documents of Nussbaum and Groedel families from Friedberg in Hesse. This collection also notably contains a Hungarian patent of nobility for Hermann Groedel, who had relocated to Budapest.

Other Finding Aid

The original German-language inventory is available in folder 1.
Title
Guide to the Nussbaum Family, Friedberg in Hessen, Collection, 1849-1937  AR 2400
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Timothy Ryan Mendenhall
Date
© 2013
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • July 07, 2014 : 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