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Kissingen Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 3118

Scope and Content Note

The first folder contains transcribed excerpts from Bad Kissingen city council meeting minutes pertinent to Jewish affairs for the years 1666-1885. These transcriptions were prepared by K. Fuchs in 1948-1949.

The second folder consists of original correspondence and documents concerning Hartwig Heymann's service with the Red Cross and fire department, as well as a circular from 1919 on the sanatorium from the administration of the Israelitische Kurhospiz Bad Kissingen. There are photocopies of an 1899 Bavarian citizenship document, an 1893 program for a Purim celebration, materials on the gravesite of a fallen Jewish soldier, and clippings related to the history of Bad Kissingen. Also included is the typewritten speech "Begründungs-Geschichte (1899-1905) der israelitischen Kinderheilstätte in Bad Kissingen" delievered on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the sanitorium for children in 1936.


  • Creation: 1893-1966


Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

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



2 Folders


Transcribed excerpts from Bad Kissingen city council meeting minutes pertinent to Jewish affairs (for the years 1666-1885) prepared by K. Fuchs in 1948-1949, as well as varia relevant to the community, especially the sanatorium and the children's home (Kinderheilstätte).

Guide to the Kissingen Jewish Community Collection, 1893-1966  AR 3118
Processed by Kate Jadwin and Timothy Ryan Mendenhall
© 2012
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • July 02, 2013 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States