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Michelsohn Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10392

Scope and Content Note

The collection holds various documents pertaining to the Michelsohn family, originally from the town of Hausberge (Minden, Westphalia). These include vital records, a genealogical table, as well as clippings and publications.

Folder 2 holds a 37-page typescript about the genealogy of the Michelsohn family by Nathan Michelsohn, Johannesburg, 1947.

There are copies of a letter written by parents on their final way to a concentration camp in folder 1. Also included are deportation lists from Hanover in folder 5.

Dates

  • 1919-1991

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

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

email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

Biographical Note

Before the Holocaust, Max Michelsohn owned a company for building materials in Hausberge (Minden, Westfalen).

Extent

5 Folders

Abstract

The collection holds various documents pertaining to the Michelsohn family, originally from the town of Hausberge (Minden, Westphalia). These include vital records, a genealogical table, as well as clippings and publications.

Related Material

The paper collection is organized in eight folders and includes also accompanying correspondence as well as a 1991 poster commemorating Kristallnacht in Hanover.

Processing Information

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

Title
Inventory of the Michelsohn Family Collection, 1919-1991 AR 10392
Status
In Progress
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
The inventory is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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