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Raphael Kahn collection

Identifier: AR 25828


The collection contains mostly photographs of Raphael Kahn and his mother, Mirjam in Palestine and in Germany. Also included are Raphael Kahn’s baby-book, covering his development from 1922 to 1927 in the handwritings of his parents (?); and a note book/diary of Fritz Kahn (?) with entries from 1923-1924.


  • 1922 - circa 1940

Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

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

Raphael Kahn was born in Berlin on Aug. 23, 1922, the son of Fritz Kahn and his wife Mirjam Kahn, née Irma Glogau. The family moved to Palestine in 1933, settling first in Haifa and then in Jerusalem. Raphael’s parents divorced in 1937.


4 Folders

Separated Material

The collection also contained a bound, typed manuscript of fritz Kahn’s book 'Das Geschlechtsbuch : Ein Führer durch das Geschlechtsleben für Jedermann', MS 1091, first published in Zürich in 1937.

Inventory of the Raphael Kahn collection, 1922 - circa 1940 AR 25828
© 2009
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
The inventory is in English.

Revision Statements

  • March 2019:: 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