Bier Family Collection
Scope and Content Note
The collection includes the family trees of the Biers, Hackenbrochs and Wertheimbers as well as the correspondence between Nathaniel M. Bier and Jewish associations in Frankfurt am Main. There is also material about Jewish schools in Frankfurt, which documents the social commitment of the family.
- Majority of material found within 1920-1939
- Davies, Marion (Person)
Language of Materials
The collection is in German, English, French 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
Nathaniel Bier was a member of the Council of the Thora Study College (Thora-Lehranstalt Jeshiva) in Frankfurt since 1920. He also participated in the administration of the Jewish Bread Distribution Association (Israelitischer Brotverteilungsverein) .
0.25 Linear Feet
This collection pertains to the family trees of Nathaniel M. Bier and the Wertheimber family. Furthermore the collection is a source for information on Jewish association and clubs in Frankfurt am Main between 1870 and 1939.
The collection is arranged in three series:
- Bet ha-ḥolim "Shaʻare-tsedeḳ" (Jerusalem)
- Bier, Nathaniel M.
- Bylaws (administrative records)
- Clippings (information artifacts)
- Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
- Genealogical tables
- Hirsch, Samson Raphael, 1808-1888
- Israelitische Religionsgesellschaft zu Frankfurt a.M. (Germany)
- Israelitischer Brotverteilungsverein
- Jewish religious education
- Jewish religious schools
- News bulletins
- Personal correspondence
- Samson-Raphael-Hirsch-Schule (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
- Schools -- Germany
- Thora-Lehranstalt Yeschivah (Frankfurt am Main)
- Verein Mekor Chajim (Frankfurt am Main)
- Wertheimber family
- Wertheimber, Zacharias
- Guide to the Papers of the Bier Family 1867-2001 AR 25102
- Processed by Maria Neumann
- © 2011
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Description is in English.
- Edition statement
- This version was derived from BierFamily.xml
- July 18, 2013 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.
Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States