Ernst Wertheimer Family Collection
Scope and Content Note
The first folder contains some photographs, a family tree with data since 1738, vital and educational records for David Wertheimer, including a Bürgerbrief (bestowal of citizenship) from 1870, vital and business records for liqueur manufacturer Leon Wertheimer, correspondence pertaining to Anna Gutmann, some clippings, and a self-published booklet containing several photos which document Ernst Wertheimer's military service in the first World War, vital documents of Ernst Wertheimer, and finally a few religious documents of the Gutmann family.
Anna Gutmann's scrapbook contains some photos, but is mostly filled with various documents, such as letters of recognition from various German governmental officials and industrialists, correspondence with the Hollywood film producer Carl Laemmle, clippings, and obituaries.
An oversized illustrated certificate commemorating a World War I German air force inspection is filed in a separate folder.
- Wertheimer family (Family)
Language of Materials
This collection is in German and Hebrew.
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
Anna Gutmann (1856-1932) was chairwoman of Israelitischer Frauenverein Stuttgart, and the grandmother of Ernst Wertheimer's wife Fanny Gutmann; Leon Wertheimer (1871-1956), father of Ernst Wertheimer, was a manufacturer of liqueurs in Stuttgart; David Wertheimer (1845-1912), grandfather of Ernst Wertheimer was a salesman. For more information consult the family tree in folder 1.
2 Folders : 45 items + oversized material
This collection contains vital and personal documents, photographs, clippings, and correspondence pertaining to the Wertheimer and Gutmann families.
Other Finding Aid
A detailed inventory list is available in folder 1
Photographs have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection
A bronze medal from the Jewish orphanage and school Wilhelmspflege Esslingen has been removed to the LBI Art and Objects Collections
- Black-and-white photographs
- Business records
- Citizenship papers
- Clippings (information artifacts)
- Dörzbach (Germany)
- Esslingen am Neckar (Germany)
- Family papers
- Genealogical tables
- Gutmann family
- Gutmann, Anna, 1856-1932
- Jews -- Germany -- Genealogy
- Laemmle, Carl, 1867-1939
- Levi, Emil
- Rosenstein, Willy
- Social workers
- Stuttgart (Germany)
- Vital statistics records
- Wertheimer family
- Wertheimer, David, 1845-1912
- Wertheimer, Ernst
- Wertheimer, Leon, 1871-1956
- Wien, Carl
- World War, 1914-1918
- Worms (Germany)
- Württemberg (Germany)
- Guide to the Ernst Wertheimer Family Collection AR 3356
- Processed by LBI Staff
- © 2009
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- October 17, 2011 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.