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Joseph Floch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7218
Abstract

This collection extensively documents the career of Joseph Floch, a painter, mostly through articles and exhibition catalogues, along with personal documents and textile workings of his wife, Hermine Floch.

Dates: 1911-1980; Majority of material found within 1929-1960

Joseph Perles Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1351
Abstract

This collection mostly documents the professional career of Rabbi Joseph Perles, one of the first rabbis of the Conservative Judaism movement. As a rabbi, he strengthened and organized the Jewish community of Munich during his posting there from 1871-1894. The collection focuses on his religious writings, as well as his writings on Biblical archaeology, rabbinical philology, and folklore. A number of his sermons are included. There is a large body of correspondence from fellow rabbis and academic peers across Europe. Papers from the Jewish Theological Seminary in Breslau include a statute of the year 1854, a yearly report from 1875, and correspondence concerning nomination of directors for the seminary in 1875 and 1879.

Dates: 1808-1961

Joseph Roth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1764
Abstract

Joseph Roth was one of the most prominent Austrian writers of the first half of the 20th century. Particularly his novels and newspaper essays gained him the respect of contemporary critics. Joseph Roth's papers at the Leo Baeck Institute Archives consist of handwritten and typewritten manuscripts of novels, novellas, short stories, and essays, including mostly complete manuscripts of his works Die Hundert Tage (The Ballad of the Hundred Days), Büste des Kaisers (The Bust of the Emperor), and his 'Trozki' novel Der stumme Prophet (The Silent Prophet). Joseph Roth's journalistic work is also well represented. There are a few personal items and over one hundred photographs of Joseph Roth and his wife Friederike. The Joseph Roth collection also contains correspondence with family and publishers, clippings about Joseph Roth, and reviews of his work. The addenda mostly consist of invitations to conferences and exhibitions, and scholarly articles on Joseph Roth's work and life.

Dates: 1897-1995

Joseph Schmidt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2604
Abstract

This collection contains personal, professional, and legal correspodence of the famous tenor Joseph Schmidt and some of his family members, as well as some personal papers including several identification cards. Two audio recordings are filed separately in the LBI A/V Collection.

Dates: 1939-1996; Majority of material found within 1939-1968

Julius and Margarete Goldstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7167 / MF 720
Abstract

This collection details the life of the philosopher Julius Goldstein and his wife Margarete Neumann Goldstein. Among the topics present in these papers include German family life in the early twentieth century, the First World War and its aftermath in Germany, the political and economic changes during the Weimar Republic, German Jewish communities, and progressive Judaism. The collection is comprised largely of correspondence, diaries, and clippings, but also contains reports, publications, and personal papers.

Dates: 1834-1944; Majority of material found within 1906-1925

Julius Bab Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 196 / MF 475
Abstract

This collection contains a large volume of correspondence, as well as manuscripts, diaries, scrapbooks, and clippings all documenting the cultural production of the theater critic and dramatist Julius Bab. The correspondence notably contains large amounts of original letters from Gustav Landauer, Gerhart Hauptmann, Richard Dehmel, and Fritz Mauthner, and several other leading cultural and political figures from the first half of the 20th century.

Dates: 1895-1977; Majority of material found within 1895-1955

Julius Hirsch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6515
Abstract

The collection comprises various official documents and correspondence of Julius and Bertha Hirsch née Fenster during the interwar-period and years of World War II.

Dates: 1902-1959

Justin J. Mueller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10254
Abstract

This collection primarily documents the efforts of Justin Mueller, his mother Laura (née Zivi) Mueller, and the extended Zivi family to leave Muellheim (Baden), Germany in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Also included are genealogical research on the Zivi family, materials about the family of Justin Mueller's wife, Hella Rees Mueller, and items of general German-Jewish interest donated by Mueller.

Dates: 1890-2005; Majority of material found within 1936-1942

Kaiser Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25801
Abstract

The collection traces the history of the Kaiser family and the lives of its members over the course of the 20th century through correspondence, documents, writings, family history information, and photographs.

Dates: undated, 1870-2017

Karl Isaac-Krieger Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5608
Abstract

The collection contains comprehensive personal and professional official documents of Dr. Karl Isaac-Krieger as well as genealogical information regarding his family and that of his wife, Auguste Isaac-Krieger nee Krieger.

Dates: 1846-1969

Karl Rubner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25078
Abstract

This collection documents the education, immigration, and professional life of the physician Karl Rubner (born 1906), covering his early life in the Bukovina (part of Austro-Hungary), his studies in Vienna and Paris, and his later career in New York City. Materials include school and university records, vital records, correspondence, identification papers, articles, licenses to practice medicine, and photographs.

Dates: 1924-1957

Karlsruhe Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2036
Abstract

This collection contains assorted items regarding the Jewish community in Karlsruhe: photocopied excerpts from Carlsruher Wochenblatt, 1774-1775 about court cases; manuscript of songs and prayers on occasion of Prince Carl Ludwig Friedrich and his wife Stephanie Napoleon's visit to the Karlsruhe synagogue on July 18, 1806; manuscript entitled Geschichte und Schicksal des Karlsruher Judentums, an unpublished 1985 research paper by the Karlsruhe municipality, containing lists of Jewish residents in Karlsruhe during the 1930s and their fate. Includes extensive appendix of names and last known fate.

Dates: 1774-1985

Kate and Herman Hoerlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25540
Abstract

The bulk of the Kate and Herman Hoerlin Collection consists of the personal correspondence between Kate Tietz Schmid (later Hoerlin) and Herman Hoerlin in prewar Germany, 1934-1938. In addition are documents pertaining to Kate Schmid's insistence of reparations from the Third Reich for the wrongful murder of her first husband Willi Schmid and to the complexities of Kate Hoerlin's classification as a Mischling under the Nuremberg Laws, including how this factored into Kate and Hermann Hoerlin's efforts to wed when a Jewish/ Aryan marriage was forbidden. Other professional and official documents are included.

Dates: 1932-1983; 2003-2013; Majority of material found within 1934-1955

Records of the Kischineff Massacre Indignation Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: I-25
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and related material of the Committee organized to sponsor the Kishinev Protest Meeting held on May 27, 1903, at Carnegie Hall in New York City. It includes letters from Carl Schurz, Lyman Abbott, and Newell D. Hillis; addresses of former President Grover Cleveland and Robert S. MacArthur; resolutions adopted at the meeting; and a copy of the appeal sent to Czar Nicholas II of Russia to protect Jewish rights.

Dates: undated, 1903

Kurt Hirschfeld Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7066 / MF 608
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Kurt Hirschfeld and others concerning the theater, plays, director's scripts, photos, and set designs.

Dates: 1910-1966

Kurt Hirschfeld Correspondence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25708
Abstract

The Kurt Hirschfeld Correspondence Collection largely contains correspondence sent to theater director Kurt Hirschfeld by authors and dramatists as well as personal acquaintances. Much of the collection centers around the production of theatrical works as well as news of his correspondents, among whom numbered well-known German-language dramatists and authors. A few letters of Hirschfeld's as well as letters to his wife following his death are also included, as are some unpublished manuscripts of poems and essays of his correspondents.

Dates: 1907, 1938-1992; Majority of material found within 1946-1964

Label A. Katz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-92
Abstract

Collection contains materials generated while Label Katz served in leadership positions with B’nai B’rith from the 1950s through the 1960s; best represented is his tenure as president of B’nai B’rith International between 1959 and 1965, during which Katz concentrated on challenges faced by Soviet Jews, and on the improvement of Jewish education. Materials consist of correspondence, speeches, clippings, photographs, minutes and reports.

Dates: 1910s-1969; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1965

Landsberger Gans Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25331
Abstract

The collection contains various letters, certificates, photographs, and printed materials relating to the families of Carl Heinz Gans and Ruth Landsberger.

Dates: 1887-2008; Majority of material found within 1934-1972

Lee Kaufer Frankel collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-146
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, documents, and newspaper clippings relating to the life and activities of Frankel in the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, as well as in other social welfare Jewish organizations. Includes biographic and bibliographic data; manuscript and printed copies of his writings; speeches on the subjects of health, insurance and Jewish affairs; and miscellaneous personal correspondence, particularly especially with Milton Rosenau.

Dates: undated, 1889-1933, 1936-1938, 1942-1944

Lee Sommer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25572
Abstract

The Lee Sommer Collection primarily consists of photographic material of the Lee Sommer family. In addition it contains a small amount of family correspondence, memorial albums, and articles about Hermann Schuelein.

Dates: 1914-1971; Majority of material found within 1914-1948

Lekisch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25136
Abstract

The Lekisch Family collection documents personal and professional activities of Kurt Lekisch, a medical doctor originally from Mainz, Germany, who was active in his profession as well as academic research until his death in Texas in 1994. The collection also includes a small series on other members of the Lekisch family. The material mainly reflects his work as a doctor in the US but also as a volunteer practitioner in India and as a practitioner in Rhodesia. His active life as a medical researcher and publisher can be seen in his numerous publications; some of which derive from his studies at universities in Germany, Switzerland, and the US. Although the bulk of the documents consist of manuscripts and printed material, the collection also includes correspondence, photos, vital documents, and a range of certificates.

Dates: 1817–2005; Majority of material found within 1920s–1994

Leo Abraham Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25425
Abstract

The Leo Abraham Collection documents the immigration of Leo Abraham to the United States on the eve of World War II. The collection contains mostly personal papers and correspondence to his family who he attempted to get clearance to immigrate as well. After 1945, most of the papers in the collection are related to restitution for his loss of property.

Dates: 1938-1983; Majority of material found within 1938-1942

Leo Baeck Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25449
Abstract

The Leo Baeck Family Collection documents the lives and influential events of members of the Baeck and Berlak families, specifically Leo Baeck, Ruth and Hermann Berlak, and Marianne and A. Stanley Dreyfus. Most prominent is the documentation on Leo Baeck's life; other salient themes include the World War I experience of Hermann Berlak and the Dreyfuses' involvement in preserving the memory of Leo Baeck's life and teachings. The collection includes extensive correspondence; a large accumulation of articles, especially those focused on Leo Baeck; a smaller amount of personal papers, manuscripts, drafts and notes; and a few photographs and slides.

Dates: 1771-2011; Majority of material found in 1914-1956

Leo Baeck Institute Institutional Archives

 Collection
Identifier: AR 230 V
Abstract

Series V of the Leo Baeck Institute Institutional Archives consists of clippings, photographs, A/V materials, and a few other original documents that have been assembled at LBI New York, 1955-1997.

Dates: 1955-1997

Leon David Crestohl, papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-63
Abstract

Collection consists of correspondence, speeches, photographs, clippings, and memorabilia relating to Crestohl's activities as a lawyer and as a member of the House of Commons in the Parliament of Canada representing Montreal-Cartier, 1950-1963. It includes material relating to Canadian immigration policies, German rearmament, humane slaughtering, and citizen reactions to these issues; correspondence with members of the Israeli Parliament, and correspondence and speeches relating to his numerous activities in communal and Jewish affairs in general and Zionist organizations and The ORT in particular; and personal writings and memoirs in typescript and published material by and about Leon Crestohl.

The collection also contains correspondence in English and Yiddish between members of the Crestohl family, primarily his mother Rose (Weitzman) Crestohl, 1926-1941, and published and manuscript material, both original and copies, relating to the career of his father Hyman Meyer Crestohl, 1904-1921.

Dates: undated, 1841-1963

Leon Dinkin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25436
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of medical articles written by Dr. Leon Dinkin. It also includes some correspondence, an obituary, and a political article by Dinkin.

Dates: 1922-1976

Levy Family Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6330
Abstract

The collection contains 19th business and legal documents of Leon and Johanna Levy. Of interest to researchers are the detailed tax and mortgage documents as well as the extensive formal marriage contract.

Dates: 1781-1920

Levy - Mayer - Scherman family collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25634
Abstract

This collection documents the survival of Alfred, Meta, Marlyse and Theo Levy during the Nazi regime in the Saar, Luxembourg and France. Amongst others it encompasses the voluminous correspondence between the Levy and the Scherman families during World War II and their restitution papers. The register of surviving members of the Jewish community in Saarbrücken after 1945 is one of the remarkable documents in this collection.

Dates: 1928–1981; Majority of material found within 1940-1971

Lewald, Löwenstein, Nachmann and Rothschild Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25612
Abstract

The Lewald, Löwenstein, Nachmann and Rothschild family papers contain first and foremost documents related to the genealogy of these families.

Dates: 1905–1990; Majority of material found within 1920-1946

Lina Rosa Braunthal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25176 / MF 1013
Abstract

Official documents, correspondence and photographs (photocopies) pertaining to Lina Rosa Braunthal and her deportation to Camp Drancy and to Auschwitz.

Dates: 1917-1960

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