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Albert Salomon Collection

Identifier: AR 3111 / MF 850

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence of Albert Salomon with individuals, including Charles Beard, Walter Benjamin, Arnold Brecht, Felix Frankfurter, Felix Gilbert, Waldemar Gurian, Theodor Heuss, Robert Maynard Hutchins, Herbert Lehmann, Robert Lynd, Erwin Panofsky, Talcott Parsons, Alice Salomon, Hans Schaeffer, Arthur Schlesinger Jr., Edward Shils, Adlai Stevenson, Leo Strauss, Marianne Weber, and Kurt Wolff.

Manuscripts and course outlines by Salomon and others (among the manuscripts "Methodological Reflections on the History of the German Jews in the Age of Emancipation").

Salomon's memoirs are catalogued separately in the memoir collection.

Photos of Israel shortly after statehood.


  • 1926-1959


Language of Materials

This collection is in German, English and French.

Access Restrictions

Collection is microfilmed, please use MF 850.

Access Information

Readers may access the collection by visiting the Lillian Goldman Reading Room at the Center for Jewish History. We recommend reserving the collection in advance; please visit the LBI Online Catalog and click on the "Request" button.

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


Biographical Note

Born in Berlin on December 8, 1891, Albert Salomon received his doctorate in sociology at Heidelberg in 1921 and taught at various German institutions, including the Hochschule fuer Politik. In 1935 he emigrated to the United States, where he taught at the New School for Social Research. Salomon died in New York City in December 1966.


1.5 Linear Feet


Correspondence of Albert Salomon, manuscripts, course outlines, photos

Other Finding Aid

8-page inventory.


Collection is available on 4 reels of microfilm (MF 850).

  1. Reel 1: 1/1-1/2
  2. Reel 2: 1/3-2/3
  3. Reel 3: 2/4-3/2
  4. Reel 4: 3/3-3/5

Separated Material

Photographs have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.

Guide to the Albert Salomon Collection, 1926-1959 AR 3111 / MF 850
Processed by LBI Staff
© 2009
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • September 2010:: Links to digital objects added in Container List.
  • 2010-09-20 : encoding of linking to digital objects from finding aid was changed from <extref> to <dao> through dao_conv.xsl

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States