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Grossmann Family Collection
The Grossman Family Collection holds papers on several members of the family, most prominently Erika Busse Grossmann and Hans Grossmann, but also includes articles by Walter Grossmann and a family tree. Included are Erika Busse Grossmann's official, educational and restitution papers and documentation of Hans Grossmann's legal practice.
Guide to the Papers of John Stern
The papers of John/Jean (Hans Ulrich) Stern are composed of a selection of his school papers, several journal entries and primary sources from Tangiers Morocco, and later sources from reunions and societies related to the Jewish communities of Tangiers. There are also several samples of his wife Alia’s poetry in English and French.
Julius Bisno Collection
The collection contains items collected by Julius Bisno from various Jewish leaders from the early 1800s through the 1980s. These materials include correspondence and autographed photographs from Jewish members of the United Nations, U.S. President's Cabinet, U.S. Governors, U.S. Senators, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Supreme Court, diplomats, philanthropists, and miscellaneous Jewish leaders and organizations.
Guide to the Papers of Rabbi René Hirschler
The collection consists of the Papers of Rabbi René Hirschler, generated by Rabbi Hirschler in his capacity as head of the General Chaplaincy of internment and labor camps and centers in unoccupied France during World War II. This position was known in French as the Aumônerie Générale des Camps et Centres d’Internement. The collection is fragmentary and covers only the last nine months of Rabbi Hirschler’s administrative records, covering the period March 31, 1943 to December 20, 1943.
Four persons worked for the Aumônerie Générale. Rabbi Hirschler, his wife Simone Hirschler, his assistant/accountant A. Babsky and his secretary Mme Lipschitz who later on was replaced by M. Jean Zasslowsky. When Rabbi Hirschler visited internment camps and detainee centerse and GTE’s, Simone Hirschler and M. Babsky were in charge of the daily work.
The papers of René Hirschler consist of carbon copies of outgoing correspondence of the chief chaplain. Included are letters to the network of regional chaplains and auxiliary chaplains, individuals interned in internment camps, hospitals, in Groupements de Travailleurs Etrangers (foreign labor battalions). Also included are letters to individuals involved in the effort to provide assistance to foreign Jews in France during World War II; to Vichy government officials and to Jewish and non-Jewish organizations.
Correspondence with Jewish organizations, such as the General Consistory (Consistoire Général), the UGIF, Grand Rabbi of France Isaie Schwartz, JOINT, ORT and OSE.
Correspondence with non-Jewish organizations, including the French Red Cross, the International Committee of the French Cross, Geneva; YMCA; Quaker relief organizations.
Correspondence with the Vichy government administration and officials, including correspondence with the Prefet, General Inspector to the Camps, Andre Jean-Faure, attached to the national police office within the Ministry of the Interior.
Correspondence with camp administrations, regional prefets and Vichy Government officials regarding request for transfers, or for improvement of living conditions, or for the provision of kosher food particularly for the Holidays. Among the camps included in the correspondence, are Camp de Brens (Tarn); Camp de Gurs (Basses Pyrenees); Camp de Noe (Haute Garonne); Camp de Masseubes (Gers); Camp de Malaval, Marseille (Bouches du Rhone); Camp de Nexon (Haute Vienne); Camp du Vernet (Ariege) GTE’s; nursing homes (Lons le Saunier; Mirande); hospitals and sanatoriums; WHERE IS RIVESALTES?
Correspondence with chaplains. The Southern region was divided into 6 regional chaplaincies (aumoneries regionales). This division corresponds to the 6 administrative regions officially determined by the Interior Ministry which had to agree on the nomination of every regional chaplain. The same ministry provided authorizations for visits to internment camps. Chaplains included Rabbi Appeloig, Limoge region; Rabbi Leon Berman, Alpes region; Rabbi Deutsch, Limoges region; Rabbi Eichiski check Folder 62, 4876); Rabbi Feuwerker, same fodler as Eichiski; Rabbi Hosanski, Toulouse Region; Rabbi Kahlenberg, folder 62, 4876; Grand Rabbi Salzer, Marseille region; Rabbi Henri Schilli, Valence and Montpellier region; Rabbi Schonberg, Lyon region; Rabbi Soil, Nimes region and Grenoble; Rabbi Sommer, Toulouse region;
Correspondence with auxiliaries of the Chaplaincy. The auxiliaries helped the chaplains by coordinating the numerous requests for assistance received from the camps and other places and by reporting the requests to the General Chaplaincy. Many of the auxiliaries were detainees themselves and were reimbursed by the General Chaplaincy. Only auxiliaries who were French citizens had to work gratis without reimbursement. There were a total of about 80 auxiliaries to the chaplaincy over the course of the war period.
Correspondence with individuals. These included individuals needing help who were detained in internment camps, GTE’s, hospitals, prisons and detainee centers and who requested help either directly from one of the chaplains or directly from Rabbi Hirschler.
Guide to the Records of Sephardic House
Sephardic House was established in 1978 as a correction to the often-overlooked contributions of the Sephardic community to American-Jewish culture. The Records of Sephardic House documents the administrative, programming, and publishing activities of Sephardic House since its founding. Such documents include financial records, meeting minutes, correspondence, artist portfolios, press releases, photographs, slides, and much more.
Guide to the Records of the Displaced Person Camps and Centers in Italy
These records detail the history of the Displaced Person camps in Italy. They include the records of the individual camps as well as political and cultural groups that operated within the camps. The collection primarily consists of administrative records such as reports, correspondence, and lists as well as cultural materials from political, theatrical, and literary groups. There are also a large number of records of court proceedings, centering on accounting for actions taken during the Holocaust as well as the formation of new families in the DP camps.
Guide to the Tamar Morad, Dennis and Robert Shasha Collection of Iraqi Jewish Oral Histories
This collection contains oral history materials collected by Tamar Morad, Robert Shasha, and Dennis Shasha, in connection with the writing and compilation of the book Iraq's Last Jews: Stories of Daily Life, Upheaval, and Escape from Modern Babylon (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), including approximately 60 audio recordings of interviews, with at least one third accompanied by transcripts; and a small amount of related biographical material, including memoirs and other writings, one family history, and photographs. The collection contains the interview recordings on which 18 of the 20 narratives in the published book were based. In addition, it contains oral histories or autobiographical narratives pertaining to more than 40 individuals whose stories are not told in the book. The interviewees and their families represent a range of professions, including international merchants and bankers, as well as rabbis, doctors, politicians, intellectuals, musicians, poets, and artists. The materials convey personal accounts of Jewish life in Iraq from approximately the 1920s to the early 1980s, as well as Iraqi Jewish experiences of emigration, transit journeys, and new lives in the diaspora, in locations including Iran, India, Japan, China, Israel, Great Britain, Canada, and the United States.
Guido Kisch Collection
The Guido Kisch Collection documents the life and professional activities of Guido Kisch, teacher, researcher, and scholar in the field of Legal History. It also documents personal and to a lesser degree professional lives of some of the other members of the Kisch family, most notably his brother, Bruno Kisch, a cardiologist, and their father, Alex Kisch, who was a rabbi and a writer. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, financial documents, minutes, notes, off prints, photographs, printed materials, and writings.
Gundersheimer Siegel Family Collection
The Gundersheimer Siegel Family Collection holds papers of the art historian and professor Hermann S. Gundersheimer as well as papers of members of the Gundersheimer and Siegel families. With a focus on the professional work of Hermann Gundersheimer and the family's emigration, the collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, lecture texts and notes, official documents, articles, certificates, genealogical research and family trees.
Günther Schwerin Collection
This collection contains documents pertaining to restitution claims for Schwerin family property from the German and Polish governments. Family photographs, vital records and correspondence among family members are in this collection.
Gunther Steinberg Collection
The Gunther Steinberg Collection contains Steinberg's research and related documentation. Four folders hold family trees, including one folder of Steinberg family trees. The remainder of the collection consists of photocopies and some translations of memoirs, a mohel book, a diary, and family letters. Most prominent among the many families mentioned in this collection are the following: Adler, Dux, Ellrodt, Falk, Hallo, Regensburger, Rowe, Rubensohn, and Steinberg.
Gurs (Concentration camp) Collection
This is a constructed collection of items related to the internment and concentration camps in France in operation during World War II. The bulk of the materials relate to the Gurs camp and stem from 1940-1942. Other camps mentioned are St. Cyprien and Vichy. Materials include correspondence, photographs, personal accounts, lists of prisoners, a death certificate, clippings, reports and minutes of relief organizations, poems and songs, and reproductions (photographs, photocopies, and slides) of artwork depicting Gurs.
Gustav Beck Collection
The Gustav Beck Collection includes materials documenting Gustav Beck's genealogical efforts, personal correspondence, documents, memoirs, and a large amount of photo albums.
Hadassah Medical Organization Records in the Hadassah Archives
The Hadassah Medical Organization Records in the Hadassah Archives document Hadassah's work in providing health care resources in Palestine/Israel since 1918. The activities documented revolve around the development of the Hadassah Hospital; health centers; dental centers; occupational and rehabilitative services; medical, nursing, dental, and pharmacy schools; as well as numerous educative and preventive projects, especially those aimed at infant care. The documents also reflect the history of the Yishuv (Jewish settlement in Palestine) and the establishment of the State of Israel. The record group contains articles, clippings, correspondence, financial records, fundraising material, minutes, personal accounts, press releases, publicity material, reports, and statistical reports.
Hanna Oppenheimer Family Collection
The collection contains documentation of the Hanna Oppenheimer family, including business documents, family documents, diaries, and family trees.
Hannah Busoni Collection
This collection documents the life of Hannah Busoni (née Apfel) and her husband, the artist Rafaello Busoni, son of the renowned composer, Ferruccio Busoni. The collection consists primarily of personal correspondence and photographs, but also includes Portuguese newspaper clippings. There are also four court cases pertaining to the defense attorney, Dr. Alfred Apfel, Hannah's father.
Hannah Noether Collection
This collection contains the personal papers of Hannah Noether relating to her love of chamber music and her support of young musicians. Included are the files created by Hannah Noether and Lilli Bernstein while organizing chamber music concerts for the Larchmont Chamber Music Circle in Larchmont, NY and other gatherings.
Hans and Eleonore Jonas Collection
The Hans and Eleonore Jonas Collection provides documentation of the personal lives of Hans and Eleonore Jonas, better known as Lore Jonas, along with papers relating to the professional work and achievements of the philosopher and scholar Hans Jonas. In addition, the collection contains papers of members of the Jonas and Weiner families. The collection includes correspondence; photographs; articles and unpublished writings, including personal reminiscences and poetry; official documents; notes; sketches; speeches; and family trees.
Hans David Blum Collection
The Hans David Blum Collection documents his research of the history of his family and consists of correspondence, documents, photographs, manuscripts and notes, genealogical tables and trees, and clippings. Additionally there is a small amount of personal materials as well.
Hans David Blum Research Collection
The Hans David Blum Research Collection documents his research on the Jews of Breisach and his ancestors that culminated in a book entitled Juden in Breisach, that was published in 1998. The collection includes Hans David Blums’s research materials such as printed materials, documents (mostly copies), correspondence with archives and individuals, genealogical charts and tables, lists, and a large amount of notes.
Hans Froehlich Collection
This collection contains the papers of Hans Froehlich, a lawyer and later social worker. A dominant topic throughout the collection is the experience of persecution and the death of loved ones, and, connected with that, the lifelong struggle for restitution and compensation. At the same time, his professional life as a social worker as well as his personal interests and hobbies are reflected in the correspondence, printed material and personal writing found in the collection.
Hans Heinz Altmann Collection
This collection contains the files of the restitution cases handled by the lawyer Hans-Heinz Altmann. It consists primarily of legal correspondence; medical opinions, attestations, insurance records or income statements are frequently enclosed. Although the focus is clearly on the legal bearings of the individual cases, the material also gives insight into the difficulties displacement and emigration inflicted upon the refugees. This becomes especially obvious in regard to the clients’ trouble procuring documentation and affidavits or finding attesters substantiating their restitution.
Hans Juda Collection
This collection contains materials from Hans Juda, a journalist with the Handels-Zeitung of the Berliner Tageblatt. It includes educational and other personal documents, clippings and typescripts of Juda's writings, and materials related to a 1932 conference he helped organize, the Weltwirtschaftskonferenz in Berlin.
Hans Kohn Collection
Papers of Hans Kohn (1891-1971), historian and lawyer, who was active in Zionist organizations. He published extensively on questions of nationalism and related topics. The collection consists of documents relating to Hans Kohn's professional experience, materials relating to his political activities, correspondence, diaries, materials relating to his experience in World War I and as a prisoner of war, personal documents, photos, clippings.
Hans Schaeffer Papers
The Hans Schaeffer Collection contains the correspondence and diaries of the German lawyer and financial expert Hans Schaeffer. Famous personalities from German politics, economy and culture, such as Konrad Adenauer, Theodor Heuss and Hermann Ullstein appear in Schaeffer’s correspondence and in his diaries. The diaries in particular provide a detailed insight into the political and economical situation in Germany during the 1930s.
Harold W. Fox Collection
This collection reflects Harold W. Fox’s (1923-1999) academic career. The bulk of the collection consists of his publications in trade and scholarly journals. Other materials include conference programs, teaching materials, typed manuscripts, abstracts, and limited correspondence.
Harriet Hermine Spielberg Collection
The Harriet Hermine Spielberg Collection documents the early life of Harriet Spielberg (née Schottländer, widowed Schwarz). Most of the collection includes official documents; certificates; testimonials; passports and other personal items like photographs; and two notebooks with handwritten recipes and comments. It also contains correspondence and reports provided by her son, Eric (Erik) Schwarz.
Haym Salomon collection
This collection contains original manuscripts of Haym Salomon, one of the main financiers of the American Revolutionary War, including his marriage contract, financial records, personal and business correspondence, and items related to his own estate, as well as the estates of his family and business associates. The collection also contains a family record kept by Salomon's son, bilingual Hebrew-English family bibles and prayer books, and items of Haym Salomon's wife, Rachel, as well as other family members.
Heilberg Breslauer Addenda
This collection contains materials on various members of the related Breslauer, Schäffer, and Heilberg families found in the records of Marianne Breslauer, her daughter Helen J. Breslauer, and her maternal aunt Frieda Heilberg. The lives of these family members and their relationships with each other are documented through correspondence, photographs, vital documents, professional and educational records, diaries, and family trees.
Heinz (Heinrich) Auerbach Collection
This collection contains a large amount of business and legal correspondence and documents pertaining to Auerbach's tenure with Tri-Ergon AG and Tobis Tonbild Syndikat AG, most of which revolve around legal proceedings (patent and civil) in Germany, Switzerland, and the United States concerning Tri-Ergon's sound-on-film technologies which had become film industry standard. The collection also has a folder of Auerbach's personal papers, a considerable number of family and personal photographs (some arranged in albums), some personal correspondence, and a few manuscripts for film projects.
- Language: French X
- Leo Baeck Institute 349
- American Jewish Historical Society 159
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 77
- 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 555
- German 517
- Hebrew 302
- Yiddish 216
- Spanish; Castilian 173
- Italian 142
- 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