Eugen and Lucie Oppenheimer Collection
Scope and Contents
The Eugen and Lucie Oppenheimer Collection holds documents of the married couple. It consists of correspondence, a manuscript, an eulogy, financial documents, academic documents, a family tree, notebooks, a confirmation book, a wedding journal, photographs, and notes. Particularly prominent is the relationship between Eugen and Lucie.
Series I contains all the correspondence. Most of it is addressed to Lucie and only regards personal matters. There are no official letters in this collection.
The next series consists of family papers. There are a few official documents, some writings, a family tree, and photographs of Eugen and Lucie, mostly portraits.
Series III contains a manuscript on canon law in German, as well as a published article by Eugen Oppenheimer, Das Valuta Problem.
- Majority of material found within 1890s
Language of Materials
The collection is in German and English.
Open to researchers.
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 <extptr actuate="onload" altrender="Portrait of Eugen and Lucie Oppenheimer" href="http://digital.cjh.org/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=1484261" show="embed" title="Portrait of Eugen and Lucie Oppenheimer"/>
Dr. Eugen Oppenheimer, the son of Adolph and Julie Oppenheimer née Seligmann, was born in 1869 in Germany and probably died sometime in the 1930s. He was a lawyer and married Lucie in 1897, the daughter of Emil whose surname could not be identified and Bertha née Strauss. Lucie was born in 1877 in Germany, immigrated to the United States in the 1940s, and lived in New York. Her death date is unknown.
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The Eugen and Lucie Oppenheimer Collection consists of papers which belonged to Lucie and Eugen. A prominent topic is their relationship. The collection contains correspondence, a manuscript, an eulogy, financial documents, academic documents, a family tree, a confirmation book, a wedding journal, photographs, notes, and notebooks.
This collection was digitized and made accessible in its entirety.
A photo album has been removed to the Photo Collection.
The collection has been completely rearranged.
- Guide to the Papers of Eugen and Lucie Oppenheimer, 1867-1967, (bulk 1890s) AR 6131
- Processed by Meike Bingemann, LBI Intern
- © 2012
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- Language of description note
- Description is in English.
- Digitization made possible by the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany.
- Edition statement
- This version was derived from EugenLucieOppenheimer.xml
- July 2015: dao links and digitization information added by Leanora Lange.