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Frieda Friedlander collection

Identifier: AR 4994

Scope and Contents

1 Stammbaum der Familie Dagobert Friedlaender: Printed genealogical table with ancestors and descendents of Dagobert Friedlaender, illustrated.

2 Stammbaum der Familie Dagobert Friedlaender: Printed genealogical table with ancestors and descendents of Dagobert Friedlaender.

3 Dagobert Friedlaender Familien-Verein: Bound publication with speeches on the 4th family reunion in 1891 (printed) and on the 5th family reunion in 1892 (handwritten).

4 Dagobert Friedlaender Familien-Verein: ‘Biographie Frau Pauline Friedlaender née Friedmann’, lecture held on the 6th family reunion in 1893.

5 – digitized in two parts – ‚Zeitschrift fuer die gesamte Staatsrechts-Wissenschaft‘: Bound off-prints with articles by Adolph Friedlaender and handwritten inserts.

6 „Ortsverzeichnis“:A bound booklet with 45 pages, containing addresses of Friedlaender family members worldwide, from Antwerp to Zurich.

7 Various: Clippings and other materials on Adolf Friedlaender (1869-1943), Kurt Friedlaender (1888-1968); synagogue in Limburg; photographs of the Friedlaender residence; and others.

8 – digitized in three parts – contains correspondence and other materials pertaining to Frieda Friedlander’s efforts to care for orphaned Jewish children in OSE camps in France.


  • 1890-1981


Language of Materials

This collection is in English, German and French.

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

Œuvre de secours aux enfants, commonly abbreviated as OSE, was a French Jewish humanitarian organization that saved hundreds of Jewish refugee children in Vichy France during World War II.


0.5 Linear Feet


The bulk of the collection consists of materials pertaining to the Friedlander/Friedlaender families, descendents of the prominent banker and member of the Prussian House of Lords, Dagobert Friedlaender (1826-1904) from Kolmar, Posen (Chodzież, Poland). Also included are correspondence and other materials, documenting the efforts of Frieda Friedlander to assist the work of OSE in France and in the United States after World War II.

Separated Material

A book about Dagobert Friedlander (1826-1904) by his son, Waldemar Friedlaender, has been removed to the LBI Library, DD 231 F75 F7.

Photographs have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.

Processing Information

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

Inventory of the Frieda Friedlander Collection, 1890-1981 AR 4994
© 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