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Rosenzweig – Glatzer correspondence

Identifier: AR 25809


Correspondence between Nahum N. Glatzer and members of Franz Rosenzweig’s family.


  • Creation: 1924-1966, 1981
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1926-1938


Language of Materials

This collection is in German with some Hebrew.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links 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

The historian Nahum N(orbert) Glatzer (born 1903 in Lemberg, Galicia) was a student of Franz Rosenzweig. Glatzer was Professor of Jewish history at Brandeis University and chairman of its department of Near Eastern and Judaic studies. He died in Tucson, AZ in 1990.

Adele Rosenzweig was Franz Rosenzweig's mother.

Edith Rosenzweig-Scheinmann, née Hahn (1895-1979‏) was married to Franz Rosenzweig from 1920 until his death in 1929. They had a son, Rafael.


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Guide to the Rosenzweig – Glatzer correspondence, 1924-1981 bulk dates: 1926-1938 AR 25809
© 2009
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
The finding aid is in English.

Revision Statements

  • November 2018:: Links 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