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Laupheim Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3560

Scope and Content Note

The Laupheim Community Collection consists almost exclusively of photocopied documents from the 18th through the first half of the 20th century which document the life of the Jewish Community in Laupheim, a city in Baden-Württemberg. These documents originate from community and cultural organizations and congregations and from government sources, including documents produced during the Nazi period. Unpublished manuscripts on the history and culture Jewish community of Laupheim, and on the experience of the Holocaust in Laupheim, represent the other main focus of this collection. The remaining materials including music recordings and exhibition materials from the Laupheim Museum for the History of Christians and Jews (Schloss Grosslaupheim Museum zur Geschichte von Christen und Juden).

Dates

  • 1762-1999

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Manuscripts on Laupheim Jewish history (Box 1, Folder 5) have been digitized. Follow the link in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

Most of the materials in this collection are copies of items owned by other repositories. It is necessary to obtain permission from the appropriate repository before reproducing, citing, or using any materials in this collection in a publication.

There may be some further 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

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

The Laupheim Community Collection consists almost exclusively of photocopied documents from the 18th through the first half of the 20th century which document the life of the Jewish Community in Laupheim, a city in Baden-Württemberg.

Arrangement

  1. Series I: Lists 1762-1970
  2. Series II: Materials from Laupheim Jewish organizations 1731-1937
  3. Series III: Official documents 1835-1941
  4. Series IV: Manuscripts 1921-1970
  5. Series V: Exhibition materials 1998-1999
  6. Series VI: Audio materials 1990

Other Finding Aid

A photocopy of the older inventory (from the card catalog) is available in folder 1.

Location of Originals

All materials in this collection are photocopies from the Municipal Archives of Laupheim (Stadtarchiv Laupheim), the Regional Archive of Biberach (Kreisarchiv Biberach), and the Municipal Archives of Sigmaringen (Stadtarchiv Sigmaringen).

Separated Materials

The following photographs have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.
Title
Guide to the Laupheim Community Collection, 1762-1999  AR 3560
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by LBI Staff
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • October 10, 2011 : Link to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States