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West Prussia Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 3525

Scope and Content Note

Folder 1 contains a printed record of more than 2000 Jewish citizens in West Prussia, listing their original Jewish names, their new German names, and their home communities; the list was probably published in 1812.

Folder 2 holds two published articles regarding the history of Jews in West Prussia:

Max Aschkewitz, "Die Juden in Westpreussen am Ende der polnischen Herrschaft (1772)" in Zeitschrift für Ostforschung, 1957.

Max Bär, "Die Juden" in Westpreussen unter Friedrich dem Grossen, chapter 23, 1909, republished in 1965.


  • [1812]; 1957; 1965

Language of Materials

This collection is in German.

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



2 Folders


The collection holds a list of Jewish citizens in West Prussia, circa 1812. Also included are two published articles about the history of Jews in West Prussia.

Inventory of the West Prussia Jewish Community Collection, [1812]; 1957; 1965 AR 3525
© 2009
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
The inventory is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States