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Kantorowicz Family Collection

Identifier: AR 439

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


Language of Materials

This collection is in German, Hebrew, and English.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the link(s) 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


Biographical Note

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.


2 Folders


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.

Separated Material

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.

Revision Statements

  • October 17, 2011 : Link(s) 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