Raphael Kahn collection
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.
Open to researchers.
Collection is digitized. Follow the links 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
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.
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.
- March 2019:: Links to digital objects added in Container List.