Arthur Czellitzer Collection
Scope and Content Note
The Arthur Czellitzer Collection is arranged in 5 series and includes personal material, manuscripts, newspaper clippings and correspondence.
The biggest part of the collection contains manuscripts of genealogical studies and creative fiction.
The first series contains family documents relating to Arthur Czellitzer and his family.
The second series contains documents regarding the Gesellschaft fuer juedische Familienforschung.
Series III includes Arthur Czellitzer's manuscripts, among them creative fiction and papers on genealogical studies and standards of beauty. Also included is a reprint of one of his articles from 1924.
Series IV contains Margarete Czellitzer's correspondence after Arthur Czellitzer's death, mostly dealing with a continuing interest in his work and a detailed genealogy of her, written by her husband, Arthur Czellitzer.
Series V contains newspaper clippings on various topics.
- Majority of material found within 1930-1943
- Czellitzer, Arthur, 1871- (Person)
Language of Materials
The collection is in German, English and Hebrew.
Open to researchers.
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
Arthur Czellitzer was born in Breslau in 1871. He was a well known ophthalmologist and founded a private hospital in Berlin in 1907. He was the founder and president of the Gesellschaft fuer Juedische Familienforschung (1924-1938). In 1938 he immigrated to Holland, and was killed in Sobibor in 1943. He also wrote creative fiction.
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The Arthur Czellitzer Collection documents the work of Arthur Czellitzer through his papers on genealogical studies and his creative fiction.
The collection is arranged in five series:
This collection was processed in preparation of the EAD finding aid. The order of the original collection, as indicated by an included list of content, was kept intact.
- Auerbach family
- Caspar family
- Clippings (information artifacts)
- Czellitzer, Arthur, 1871-
- Czellitzer, Margarete
- Ephraim family
- Gerson family
- Gesellschaft für Jüdische Familien-Forschung (Germany)
- Hirsch family
- Isaaksohn family
- Jankelowitz family
- Jewish authors
- Jews -- Genealogy
- Lachmann family
- Liebschuetz family
- Loevinsohn family
- Manuscripts (documents)
- Mosseler family
- Philipp family
- Physicians as authors
- Rieber family
- Stein family
- Tobias family
- World War, 1914-1918
- Guide to the Papers of Arthur Czellitzer (1871-1943) 1919-1987 AR 302
- Processed by Philipp Thater
- © 2011
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Description is in English.
- Edition statement
- This version was derived from ArthurCzellitzer.xml
- November 13, 2014 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.