Kantorowicz Family Collection
Scope and Content Note
Family trees with data from 1495 through the 20th century; family photos and photos of cemeteries; funeral address for Johanna Schwerin; personal correspondence; curriculum vitae for Abraham Schwerin
- Creation: 1834-1958
- Kantorowicz family (Family)
Language of Materials
This collection is in German, Hebrew, and English.
Open to researchers.
Collection is digitized. Follow the link(s) in the Container List to access the digitized materials.
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
Bertha Samson married Philipp Mühsam in 1881. They are the parents of Eva Kantorowicz (1883-1950). Her husband Franz was the head of the Kantorowicz liqueur firm, located first in Posen (Poznan) and then in Berlin. He was also the brother of Gertrud Kantorowicz and a cousin of Ernst Kantorowicz.
This collection contains family trees with data going back to 1495, as well as some correspondence and other papers and photographs.
Other Finding Aid
A partial German-language inventory is available in folder 1.
Some photographs have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection
- Guide to the Kantorowicz Family Collection, 1834-1958 AR 439
- Processed by LBI Staff and Timothy Ryan Mendenhall
- © 2009
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- October 17, 2011 : Link(s) to digital objects added in Container List.