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Ismar Elbogen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 64 / MF 515;

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence of Ismar Elbogen with individuals, including Elias Auerbach, Julius Bab, Leo Baeck, Salo Baron, Markus Brann, Martin Buber, Umberto Cassuto, Ludwig Feuchtwanger, Ludwig Geiger, Robert Raphael Geis, Louis Ginzburg, Ignaz Goldziher, Max Gruenewald, Moritz Güdemann, Julius Guttmann, Bernhard Kahn, Mordechai Kaplan, Adolf Leschnitzer, Lily Montagu, Claude Montefiore, Adolph Oko, Paula Ollendorf, Bertha Pappenheim, Felix Perles, Koppel Pinson, Peter Reinhold, Julius Rosenwald, Cecil Roth, Caesar Seligmann, Selma Stern-Taeubler, Henrietta Szold, Hermann Vogelstein, and Stephen Wise.

Personal papers, diary of a trip to the United States in 1922-1923, photos of Elbogen and others, including the staff of the Hochschule, and clippings by and about him.

Lectures, research notes, and manuscripts, largely on Jewish history and liturgy; annotated copy of Elbogen, Der juedische Gottesdienst, for a revised edition.

Papers of Regina Elbogen nee Klemperer, including family papers, vital documents, and reminiscences of her youth; papers of the Elbogen's son, Herman Elbin; and genealogy of the Klemperer family.

Decree by King Friedrich I of Prussia in 1703 censoring a section of the Aleinu prayer.

The following individuals and organizations are mentioned in this collection: Adler, Cyrus ; Auerbach, Elias ; Bab, Julius ; Baeck, Leo ; Baer, Fritz ; Ball-Kaduri, K. J. ; Baron, Joseph ; Baron, Salo ; Baumstark, A ; Bernay, Arnold ; Berolzheimer, Michael ; Bosse, Ehrhard ; Brand, Aron ; Brann, Markus ; Breger, Marcus ; Buber, Martin ; Cahnmann, Werner ; Cassuto, Umberto ; Chajes, A ; Davidson, Israel ; Elbin, Herman ; Epstein, Mortimer ; Fackenheim, Emil ; Feuchtwanger, Ludwig ; Finkelstein, Louis ; Fischel, Heinz ; Freudenthal, Max ; Freund, Ismar ; Gaertner, E. ; Geiger, Ludwig ; Geis, Robert Raphael ; Ginzburg, Louis ; Glasenapp, Helmuth ; Glatzer, Nahum ; Goldziher, Ignaz ; Grayzel, Solomon ; Greenberg, Simon ; Gruenewald, Max ; Guedemann, Moritz ; Guggenheim, Siegfried ; Gunkel, Herman ; Guttmann, Jakob ; Guttmann, Julius ; Heerstatt, Otto ; Herford, Travers ; Herstatt, Otto ; Hirschberg, Alfred ; Israelitische Gartenbauschule, Ahlen ; Jacob, Ernst ; Jacobus, Adolf ; Joel, Karl ; Joseph, Lotte ; Juedische Mittelpartei ; Juedisches Genesungsheim Berlin ; Kahn, Bernhard, 1876-1955 ; Kaplan, Mordechai ; Karger, Alfred ; Kaufmann, David ; Klemperer family ; Klemperer, Otto ; Kohut, George Alexander ; Kraus, Vlastimil ; Landmann, Isaac ; Lauterbach, Jacob ; Lazaron, Morris ; Lehranstalt fuer die Wissenschaft des Judentums ; Leschnitzer, Adolf ; Levy, Felix ; Levy, Louis ; Lewin, Alex ; Liebeschuetz, Hans ; Loehr, Max ; Loew, Immanuel ; Loewe, Heinrich ; Loewe, Herbert ; Loewenberg, Hans ; Ludwig, Emil ; Mamelsdorf, Edward ; Marx, Alexander ; Montagu, Lily ; Montefiore, Claude ; Moore, George ; Neuman, Alexander ; Neuman, Otto ; Oko, Adolph ; Ollendorf, Paula ; Ormann, Gustav ; Pallenberg, Max ; Pappenheim, Bertha ; Perles, Felix ; Pinson, Koppel ; Poper, Max ; Reinhold, Peter ; Rosenbloom, Charles ; Rosenthal, Erwin ; Rosenwald, Julius ; Roth, Cecil ; Salzberger, Georg ; Scheyer, Ernst ; Seligmann, Caesar ; Shuster, Zacharias ; Simon, Veit ; Spanier, Arthur ; Spitz, Erich ; Sterling, Eleonore ; Stern-Taeubler, Selma ; Szold, Henrietta ; Taeubler, Eugen ; Tedesco, Mario ; Ullendorff, Eduard ; Vogelstein, Hermann ; Vogelstein, Max ; Wassermann, Oscar ; Watters, Gertrude ; Wise, Stephen.

Dates

  • 1842-1974

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German, English, Hebrew, Italian, Czech and German.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers, except MF 63 is closed at this time.

Access Information

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

Collection is microfilmed (MF 515).

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

Born in Schildberg (now Ostrzeszow, Poland) on September 1, 1874, Elbogen studied at the University of Breslau and the Juedisch-theologisches Seminar, Breslau, receiving his doctorate in 1898 and rabbinical ordination the following year. He taught at the Collegio Rabbinico Italiano, Florence, from 1899 to 1902 and at the Hochschule fuer die Wissenschaft des Judentums, Berlin from 1902 to 1938, when he emigrated to the United States. He died in New York City on August 1, 1943.

Extent

5 Linear Feet (5 boxes, 1 oversized box, parts of five microfilm reels)

Overview

Correspondence of Ismar Elbogen with individuals, including Elias Auerbach, Julius Bab, Leo Baeck, Salo Baron, Markus Brann, Martin Buber, Umberto Cassuto, Ludwig Feuchtwanger, Ludwig Geiger, Robert Raphael Geis, Louis Ginzburg, Ignaz Goldziher, Max Gruenewald, Moritz Güdemann, Julius Guttmann, Bernhard Kahn, Mordechai Kaplan, Adolf Leschnitzer, Lily Montagu, Claude Montefiore, Adolph Oko, Paula Ollendorf, Bertha Pappenheim, Felix Perles, Koppel Pinson, Peter Reinhold, Julius Rosenwald, Cecil Roth, Caesar Seligmann, Selma Stern-Taeubler, Henrietta Szold, Hermann Vogelstein, and Stephen Wise.

Microfilm

Collection is available on 15 reels of microfilm (MF 515).
  1. Reel 1: 1/1-1/21
  2. Reel 2: 1/22-1/34
  3. Reel 3: 1/35-2/2
  4. Reel 4: 2/3-2/20
  5. Reel 5: 3/1-3/7
  6. Reel 6: 3/8-3/21
  7. Reel 7: 3/22-3/39
  8. Reel 8: 3/40-4/6
  9. Reel 9: 4/7-4/21
  10. Reel 10: 4/22-4/27
  11. Reel 11: 4/28-4/32
  12. Reel 12: 4/33-5/2
  13. Reel 13: 5/3-5/8
  14. Reel 14: 5/9-5/12
  15. Reel 15: 5/13-OS 60

Existence and Location of Copies

Materials are also available on the following microfilm reels: MF 63, MF 167, MF 172, MF 187, MF 212

Separated Material

Photographs have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.
Title
Guide to the Ismar Elbogen Collection, 1842-1974 AR 64 / MF 515
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • December 10, 2012 : 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