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Hanna de Mieses Collection

Identifier: AR 4644


The collection holds papers of the Mieses and related families, including family correspondence, business documents and photographs. Included are letters of the chess master Jacques Mieses (1865-1954); the private and business correspondence of Adolph Koritzer, a fur trader in Leipzig, and his fiancée, Nanny Herzberg, 1856-1859; engagement letters of Marcus Pflaum and Emilie Hoeter-Hirsch, 1833; and correspondence and manuscripts of the literary historian Friedrich Gundolf (1880-1931).


  • 1833-1981


Language of Materials

This collection is in German with some English, French and Judeo-German.

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

The collection was donated to the Leo Baeck Institute by Hanna de Mieses, née Koritzer, in Buenos Aires. It comprises papers of her husband’s, Walter Mieses family, as well as of her own Koritzer family, which was related to the families Pflaum and Gundelfinger-Gundolf.


0.25 Linear Feet

Processing Information

During microfilming and consequent digitization the original order of the collection has been disrupted.

Inventory of the Hanna de Mieses Family Collection, 1833-1981 AR 4644
© 2009
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Language of description note
The inventory is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States