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Julia B. Schor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25062

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of photocopies of family trees, vital documents, photographs, and genealogical research notes and correspondence relating to the Ensel, Leitner, Mauthner, Schor, Schink, and Weinberg families.

Dates

  • 1860-1982

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in Dutch, English, German, Hebrew, and Hungarian.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

The copyright of this material is with Julie B. Schor.

Biographical Note

Julia Betty Schor (née Ensel) was born in Amsterdam in 1937. Her mother Rosemarie Schink (1909-2004) grew up in Meuszelwitz, Thuringia, where her father, Franz Harnish, had been the station manager. In 1931, Rosemarie Schink eloped to Amsterdam with Judah Ensel (1900-1978), whom she divorced around 1940. In 1937, Rosemarie gave birth to Julia, whose natural father was Wilhelm Weinberg (1886-1957) from Hamburg.

In 1941, Rosemarie Schink married a Jewish Austrian, Herbert Mauthner (1897- ), who had been born in Vienna in 1897 as the eldest of three sons of Robert Mauthner, director of the Bodenbacher-Dux Railroad and Melanie Leitner, daughter of a family from Veszprem, Hungary.

During the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, Julia, her mother, and her stepfather Herbert Mauthner lived in Blaricum, outside of Amsterdam. Her mother was part of the Dutch Resistance. She saved six Jews and later a German Wehrmacht deserter in Blaricum by hiding them in the attic of her house.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Abstract

This collection consists of photocopies of family trees, vital documents, photographs, and genealogical research notes and correspondence relating to the Ensel, Leitner, Mauthner, Schor, Schink, and Weinberg families.

Related Material

The LBI Archives holds and has digitized a memoir by Julia Schor, entitled Momma's Ark (ME 1290).

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum holds objects, documents, and photographs donated by Julia Schor, as well as a copy of Schor's USC Shoah Foundation Institute oral history.

Separated Material

Photographs were previously removed to the LBI photograph collection.

Processing information

Materials were refoldered.
Title
Guide to the Julia B. Schor Collection undated, 1860-1982 AR 25062
Author
Processed by Kevin Schlottmann and LBI staff
Date
© 2013
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.
Sponsor
as part of the Leon Levy Archival Processing Initiative, made possible by the Leon Levy Foundation

Revision Statements

  • March 26, 2015 : dao links added by Emily Andresini.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
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New York NY 10011 United States