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Bernhard Proskauer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3711

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains documents pertaining to chemist Bernhard Proskauer (1851-1915), his son physician Arthur Proskauer (1880-1960); and his maternal grandfather Gottschalk Rosenberg.

Folder 1 contains documents pertaining to Gottschalk Rosenberg, including a birth certificate; Berlin citizenship certificate; and certificate of membership in the Berlin merchants' guild.

Folder 2 contains documents pertaining to Bernhard Proskauer, particularly concerning his work as a chemist and hygienist, including school certificates from the Königlichen evangelischen Gymnasiums zu Ratibor and Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität; appointment, documents, and correspondence pertaining to his work for the Institut für Infektionskrankheiten in Berlin; appointment to the position of Geheimer Regierungsrat; appointment to the position of director of the Städtische Untersuchungsamt für hygienische und gewerbliche Zwecke in Berlin; certificates and documents pertaining to awards he received; bound scrapbook with a eulogy and obituaries; and photographs.

Folder 3 contains documents pertaining to Arthur Proskauer, including a letter from the board of Beth Israel Hospital in response to Arthur Proskauer's resignation as Assistant Pathologist for Exfoliative Cytology; and letter from his wife to the Leo Baeck Institute with biographical notes.

Dates

  • 1830-1970

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German, English and Latin.

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

3 Folders

Abstract

The collection contains documents pertaining to chemist Bernhard Proskauer (1851-1915), his son physician Arthur Proskauer (1880-1960); and his maternal grandfather Gottschalk Rosenberg.

Other Finding Aid

The original German-language inventory is available in the folder

Separated Material

Photograph of Bernhard Proskauer has been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.
Title
Guide to the Bernhard Proskauer Family Collection, 1830-1970  AR 3711
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Sarah Glover
Date
© 2013
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • July 2015:: dao links added by Emily Andresini.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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