Jakob Freimann Collection
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains 51 letters and 48 cards written by 57 senders between 1865 and 1937. 13 letters and 5 cards from 16 senders were not written to rabbi Jakob Freimann; some of these were addressed to rabbi Wolf Feilchenfeld, Freimann's predecessor in Posen. The letters and cards come from several countries and are written by well known rabbis, historians, philosophers and orientalists, including Marcus Benedict, Martin Buber, Heinrich Graetz, Paul Heyse, and others.
- Freimann, Jacob, 1866-1937 (Person)
Language of Materials
This collection is in German and Hebrew.
Open to researchers.
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.
Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.
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
Born in Cracow, Austria-Hungary (now Poland), on October 1, 1866, Rabbi Jakob Freimann died in Berlin on December 24, 1937.
0.25 Linear Feet
This collections contains letters and cards from 57 correspondents, including Marcus Benedict, Martin Buber, Heinrich Graetz, Paul Heyse, and others.
Other Finding Aid
The original German-language inventory is available in folder 0.
- Guide to the Jakob Freimann Collection, 1827-1937 AR 3489
- Processed by Ilse Turnheim
- © 2011
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- March 2012: Links to digital objects added in Container List.