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Neisser Family Collection

Identifier: AR 826

Scope and Content Note

The genealogical tables (29 pages) entitled ‘The descendents of Aron and Katharina (Breit) Neisser of Katscher (Upper Silesia, Germany [German Democratic Republic]), 1766-1978’ were created in 1978. Other materials include a 6-page typescript, ‘The Neisser families : Index to the family names’, as well as correspondence between John Henry Richter and the Leo Baeck Institute pertaining to the genealogical tables, 1978-1980.

The genealogical tables of the Neisser family were based on information provided by over 100 relatives between 1930 and 1978. The tables were first compiled by Prof. Dr. med. Max Neisser, recording 625 names; supplementary data was compiled by John Henry Richter between 1945 and June 1, 1978.


  • 1978-1980


Access Information

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


2 Folders

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Genealogical tables and accompanying materials pertaining to the Neisser family from Upper Silesia, Germany.

Related Material

A photograph of Albert Neisser’s portrait by Fritz Erler has been removed to the Photograph Collection.

An obituary for Toni Neisser is available on microfilm MF 116(9).

Separated Material

A typescript, 15 + 74 pages, by John Henry Richter, ‘The Neisser families : Descendents of Aron and Catharina (Breit) Neisser of Katscher, District of Leobschütz, Upper Silesia, Germany. 1766 – 1958’ / Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1958, has been removed to the LBI Manuscript Collection and may be accessed with the call number MS 1008.

Guide to the Neisser Family Collection, 1978-1980 AR 826
© 2009
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Finding aid is in English.

Revision Statements

  • April 2015:: dao links added by Emily Andresini.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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New York NY 10011 United States