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Erna Klein Collection

Identifier: AR 25412

Scope and Content Note

The Erna Klein Collection consists of six handwritten notebooks, including two friendship albums, three cookbooks and a handwritten exegesis, with a dedication by Rabbi Dr. Freudenthal, all belonging to Erna Klein.


  • 1914-1927

Language of Materials

The collection is in German.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

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 "Reserve" 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

Rudolf Bauer (1896-1975) and Erna née Klein (1907-1999) were the parents of Bernard Bauer. Rabbi Dr. Max Freudenthal (1868-1937) was the head of the liberal congregation in Nuremberg from 1907-1934.


0.25 Linear Feet


This collection includes cookbooks and friendship albums, as well as a handwritten exegesis.


This collection is arranged in one series:

Digitization Note

The collection was digitized and made accessible in its entirety.

Related Material

The Henry Bauer Family Collection (AR 25204) also contains documents pertaining to Erna (née Klein) Bauer. An interview with Bernard Bauer is available in the Austrian Heritage Collection at LBI (AR 25385).

Guide to the Erna Klein Collection 1914-1927 AR 25412
Under Revision
Processed by Matthew Johnson
© 2013
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Description is in English.
Digitized as part of the CJH Holocaust Resource Initiative, made possible by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims against Germany.
Edition statement
This version was derived from ErnaKlein.xml

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States