Felix Auerbach collection
Writings, correspondence, family documents and ephemera pertaining to Felix Auerbach. Felix Auerbach’s diaries, poetry and notes are written in Gabelsberger shorthand. Also included is information about Felix and Anna Auerbach.
- Creation: 1849-1926, 1994-1998, diaries: 1876-1891
Language of Materials
This collection is in German and English.
This collection is 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
Felix Auerbach was born in Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland) on November 12, 1856. He received a doctorate in physics at Heidelberg in 1875, and was named professor of physics at Jena in 1889, where he committed suicide on February 26, 1933, together with his wife Anna née Silbergleit.
0.25 Linear Feet
Other Finding Aid
Also available are original German language index cards.
Five colored glass-photographs and a photograph of Felix [Leopold?] Auerbach have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.
- Auerbach, Anna, 1860-1933 (Person)
- Auerbach, Felix, 1856-1933 (Person)
- Auerbach, Leopold, 1828-1897 (Person)
- Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969 (Person)
- Holländer, Otto (Person)
- Holländer, Peter (Person)
- Happe, Barbara (Person)
- Marum-Lunau, Elisabeth, 1910- (Person)
- Johann Ambrosius Barth (Firm) (Organization)
- Inventory of the Felix Auerbach collection, 1849-1926, 1994-1998, diaries: 1876-1891 AR 3958
- © 2009
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- The inventory is in English.
- April 2016:: dao links added by Emily Andresini.