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The John E. Herzog Collection of Israel and Diaspora Financial Objects
This collection consists of assorted types of financial records, some correspondence and a few photographs related to efforts to develop the infrastructure of Israel during the 1800s, the First and Second Aliyah periods, the time of the British Mandate, and the early years after the founding of the State of Israel.
Tobias Geffen Papers
Contains the surviving papers of Rabbi Tobias Geffen who served as a rabbi in New York City (1904-1907), Canton, Ohio (1907-1910), and Atlanta, Georgia (1910-1970). Includes extensive correspondence with members of his family, autobiographies in Yiddish and English (several versions) and other material relating to his personal life.
Trudy Jeremias Collection
The Trudy Jeremias Family Collection documents the lives of several family members of Trudy Jeremias, née Epstein. The largest part of the collection documents the life and art of her mother, Anna de Carmel, who left Vienna in 1938 and opened an arts studio in New York City. There is also material on her stepfathers Walter Gutman and Felix Augenstein. Felix was an architect who became famous for designing Sigmund Freud's chair. Only two clippings pertain to Trudy Jeremias herself.
Ullmann Family Collection
The collection contains primarily correspondence (Series I) by members of the Ullmann family.
Unger Family Collection
The Unger Family Collection documents the professional and personal lives of Frederich Unger (formerly Friedrich or Fritz; 1891-1954), a prominent textile businessman from Austria, and his wife Ann A. Unger (neé Annie Arens; 1897-1994). Other family members who feature prominently in this collection are their two daughters Grete and Gitta Unger, and Ann's sister, Lise Haas. The bulk of the collection consists of records concerning the major business partners of the following companies: Wm. Abeles & Co., Teesdorf Spinnerei und Weberei, Rolianne, Inc., Etexco (or ETC), Danubius, and Dugaresa. Records referring to other professional colleagues, such as business partners, Robert and Victor Anninger, and lawyer Bernard E. Singer, are also contained here.
Uwe Westphal Collection
The collection represents Uwe Westphal’s research material for his book about the heydays and ultimate destruction of Berlin’s clothing and fashion industry, 1836-1939: ‘Berliner Konfektion und Mode : die Zerstoerung einer Tradition’.
The Vilna Collection represents fragmentary materials that were part of the original YIVO Archives in Vilna before WWII. The collection includes a wide array of materials dealing with a great variety of aspects of Jewish life in the Pre-revolutionary Russian Empire and post-revolutionary Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, and Soviet Russia. The Collection consists of personal correspondence, official correspondence with organizations and governmental institutions, financial and statistical reports, minutes of meetings of Jewish communal and political organizations, bibliographic materials, including card catalogues and bibliographies. Also included here are vital documents, such as birth certificates and birth registers, affidavits, certificates, diplomas, and travel documents. Additionally, there are petitions, resolutions, appeals, printed materials, manuscripts, lists, and questionnaires. There is a wealth of materials dealing with Jewish book trade and publishing, youth and sports organizations, education, Jewish communal life, and political activities.
Virginia Levitt Snitow Papers
The collection encompasses the personal papers of Virginia Snitow, especially during her active years in the Women's Division of the American Jewish Congress and an organization she founded, US/Israel Women to Women. Papers contain correspondence, writings and voluminous notes with both fiction, and non-fiction writings on racial, gender and class equality. Also included are family stories and diaries chronicling Snitow's time spent in her summer home in Grenada.
Vivian White Soboleski papers
Collection consists of papers pertaining to Vivian White Soboleski and the White family, including: Vivian White Flaxer's divorce papers; copies of Vivian White Soboleski and her second husband Jospeh Soboleski's last will and testament; Vivian White Soboleski's Russian emigration papers; and Vivian White Soboleski's father's, Philip White (1865-1926), who immigrated from London in 1892, New Hampshire citizenship declaration.
Also included are Vivian's brother, Abraham White's (1888-1971) US citizenship papers; birth certificate; death records; his World War I promotion, recommendations, and discharge papers; and two copies of his "So We May Not Forget" journal regarding his time in the World War I Air Service 1st Squadron, 1st Provisional Regiment.
Materials relating to Vivian's sister, Leah White Horwitz, include: report cards; class promotion information; photographs from her time Radcliffe College; and an extensive file on her son, Henry M. Horwitz, who was killed in World War II. Regarding Henry M. Horwitz, the collection includes his high school and college commencement programs, V-mail letters, the telegram reporting "missing in action," a photograph of his French gravesite, and eulogies.
White family histories and a family tree, written by Vivian White Soboleski, consists of information on the above family members as well as her cousins.
W. Louis Horowitz Collection
The W. Louis Horowitz Collection documents the professional work and academic interests of the anthropologist Wolf Louis Horowitz (1866-1946). The collection is divided into two series: Personal Documents and Manuscripts. The bulk of the collection resides in Manuscripts. This series holds drafts and finished versions of Horowitz's writings. Horowitz used anthropological theories as a lens through which to analyze Judaism and its impact upon history.
Wald Family Collection
The bulk of the collection consists of documents of the Wald family. Most of them were used to get American visas or citizenship. A body of correspondence is also part of the collection. The focus of these letters concerns emigration / immigration, and the possibility of fleeing Germany.
Waller Family Collection
The Waller Family Collection contains genealogical research on the Waller, Baer and other related families. It includes research correspondence, notes, photocopied historical records of family members, family trees, and photographs.
Walter and Hedwig Grossmann Collection
The lives of Walter and Hedwig Grossmann are documented in this collection through both textual and visual records. Series I focuses on the former, specifically correspondence and educational records. Series II shows the life of the couple, their families, and friends through photographs, with a particular emphasis on the Grossmanns’ travels.
Walter and Herta Fleck Collection
This collection documents the education and immigration of Herta Fleck née Froehlich (1908-1994) and Walter Fleck (1903-1990). Both born in Mönchengladbach, Germany, Herta and Walter studied medicine and economics, respectively. They married in 1935 and immigrated to the United States, settling in New York. The collection contains vital records, education records, official documents, and restitution materials.
Walter Grossmann Collection
The Walter Grossmann Collection contains the papers of this physician. More than half of the collection consists of correspondence. Other papers include certificates, newspaper clippings, sketches, notes, photographs, family papers, and material on the Werner-Siemens-Realgymnasium.
Walter Herzfeld Collection
The collection documents professional activities of Walter Herzfeld in the period before WW II and also, to a smaller degree, professional activities of his grandfather Abraham Herzfeld. The bulk of the collection consists of financial and legal documents and professional correspondence. Also included here are printed materials, drawings, personal correspondence, and educational documents.
Walter Liebling Family Collection
This collection documents the lives of Walter Liebling, his mother Jenny Liebling, his sister Elsbeth Liebling, and his wife Rita Liebling (neé Hagelberg). The family lived in Berlin until their immigration to New York in 1941. Included are documents related to their education, their professional careers, their interest in music, and their immigration. The extensive amount of correspondence offers a detailed insight into the lives of immigrants trying to establish themselves in their new environment.
Walther Hirschberg Collection
This collection contains published and manuscript music, mostly Lieder, by composer Walther Hirschberg (1889-1960).
Washington Committee for Soviet Jewry Records
The collection contains records of the Washington Committee for Soviet Jewry, a grassroots volunteer membership organization that was founded in 1968 and existed until 2001. The organization was renamed the Greater Washington Committee for Post-Soviet Jewry after the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991. The Committee worked to raise awareness of the plight of Soviet Jewry in the United States and supported Jewish communities on the U.S.S.R. territories, during the rule of the Soviet regime and after its collapse. The records cover the period from the mid-1960s through 2001, and the bulk of the collection is dated 1970s-1980s. The documents include correspondence, memoranda, publications, news clippings, photographs, slides, ephemera, audio and video recordings and 3-D objects. Originally the collection was titled Papers of Carolyn W. Sanger, *P-870 by the name of the Committee's last president.
Weil-Goldman Family Collection
The collection includes photocopied and original official documents, correspondence, genealogy and photographs of the Goldman and Weil families, as well as some materials pertaining to the Schaap family.
Weiss-Frohsinn Family Collection
The Weiss-Frohsinn Family Collection contains the papers of members of the Weiss and Frohsinn families, with a focus on the life of the gymnastics teacher Lily Frohsinn (née Weiss). The collection includes official documents, correspondence from friends, photo albums and photographs, a family tree, poetry, and other papers as well as prayer books..
Werner Frank Genealogical Research Collection
This collection consists primarily of the research material underlying Werner Frank's genealogical work, "Legacy: the saga of a German-Jewish German family across time and circumstance" (2003, Avotaynu Foundation). It contains correspondence with distant relatives and genealogical researchers, copies of archival documents, and family trees relating to the following German-Jewish families from Baden: Frank, Regensburger, Heinsheimer, Oppenheimer, Furth, Wimpfheimer, Eppinger, Ottenheimer, Wolf (paternal) and Weingartner, Gutmann, Herz, Blum, Geismar, Auerbach, Auerbacher, Uffenheimer, Günzberger, Weil (maternal).
Werner Marx Family Collection
This collection contains a variety of vital records, identification papers, legal documents and family records from the Dreyfuss, Freiberg, and Marx families, mostly from the 19th century, as well as family trees, personal histories, and research material, much of which was used in Werner Marx's book, Circumstances: a family history.
Werner Weinberg Collection
This collection documents the personal lives of Werner Weinberg’s immediate family and his in-laws, Hans and Rosa Halberstadt, as well Weinberg’s efforts to preserve the memory of the German Jews and the Jews of his hometown Rheda in particular as well as a limited amount of materials documenting his professional activities as a writer.
West European Collection
This collection contains documents and manuscripts on Alsace-Lorraine, France, and Germany.
Various materials in 3 folders concerning Jewish claims and options of compensation for lost property after the end of War World II. Included are correspondence and various writings; minutes of meetings; as well as newspaper clippings.
Wilhelm Eckstein Collection
This collection holds unpublished writings of the lawyer Wilhelm Eckstein (born 1872), including a manuscript on the spy Bolo Pasha and the French politician Joseph Caillaux, anti-war writings, part of a work on economics, autobiographical sketches, and large amount of poetry. Other materials include notebooks, loose notes, clippings, and a few personal papers.
Willi Anders Collection.
William F. Rosenblum Papers
Rabbi William F. Rosenblum was head rabbi of the reform congregation at Temple Israel in New York City, 1930-1963. He was also an active leader in a number of Jewish social welfare and religious organizations. In addition to broadly documenting his rabbinical career and organizational activities, the William F. Rosenblum Papers reflect Rosenblum's interests in military chaplaincy, relations between Catholicism and Judaism, the media, race relations, post-WWII Europe, and the Vietnam War. Materials include correspondence, scrapbooks, sermons, speeches, notes, radio transcripts, clippings, photographs, audiotapes, and film.
William Strauss Collection
This collection contains the papers of banker William Strauss. It includes his correspondence, a large amount of newspaper clippings, family trees, and research material pertaining to the Mendelssohn banking house.
- Language: French X
- Leo Baeck Institute 349
- American Jewish Historical Society 159
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 75
- American Sephardi Federation 16
- Yeshiva University Museum 3
- Center for Jewish History 1 + ∧ less
- Correspondence 395
- Photographs 252
- Clippings (information artifacts) 229
- Manuscripts (documents) 162
- New York (N.Y.) 141
- Official documents 122
- Emigration and immigration 93
- Genealogical tables 85
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 70
- Notes (documents) 68
- Germany 65
- Articles 64
- Berlin (Germany) 62
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 62
- Diaries 56
- Minutes (administrative records) 54
- United States 52
- Financial records 50
- Jewish families 50
- Israel 49 + ∧ less
- English 554
- German 517
- Hebrew 301
- Yiddish 215
- Spanish; Castilian 172
- Italian 141
- Russian 100
- Swedish 92
- Hungarian 91
- Latin 87
- Polish 78
- Afrikaans 68
- Dutch; Flemish 52
- Portuguese 30
- Czech 26
- Chinese 14
- Arabic 13
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 13
- Danish 12 + ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 77
- YIVO Archives 30
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 23
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 16
- American Jewish Congress 13
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 11
- United Nations 10
- Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 9
- Alliance israélite universelle 9
- American Jewish Committee 9
- United Jewish Appeal 9
- World ORT Union 9
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 8
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 7
- B'nai B'rith 7
- Shcharansky, Anatoly 7
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 7
- Congregation Shearith Israel (New York, N.Y.) 6
- Marshall, Louis, 1856-1929 6
- National Council of Jewish Women 6 + ∧ less