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Bernard Lichtenstein Collection.
Documents and photographs (all photocopies) pertaining to Bernard Lichtenstein
Bernhard Altmann Collection
The Bernhard Altmann Collection contains documents related to the private life of Bernhard Altmann as well as his textile business in New York, including photographs; a friendship album; and publications.
Bernhard Altmann Family Collection
The collection holds papers, photographs, documents and correspondence pertaining to four generations of the Altmann family. Topics of the collection are, among others, the lives of the family members in Austria-Hungary, in pre-war Austria, in the emigration process and in the United States. Part of the material focuses on the family’s genealogy. The collection comprises correspondence, memoirs, personal and official papers, family photographs, postcards and some notes.
Bernhard Boyneburg (Barber) Collection
The collection contains handwritten and typed manuscripts of essays by Bernhard Boyneburg about Richard Wagner and various other topics. Also included is the copy of a letter from the International Tracing Service of the Red Cross about the fate of Bernhard Barber, his wife and his son.
Bernhard Family Collection
The Bernhard Family collection contains a small amount of family papers, government documents, photographs, genealogical information, and postcards. These documents include birth and marriage certificates and a passport from 1938. The postcards make up the majority of the collection and date from 1877-1890.
Bernhard Felsenthal papers
This Collection consists primarily of English, German, Hebrew, and French language correspondence concerning Reform Judaism, Zionism; the founding of the American Jewish Historical Society; the Jewish Publication Society; B'nai B'rith; the legal position of Jews in England and the United States with particular reference to the Naturalization Acts; the religious and social life and the history of Jews in Russia and Poland; Bible readings in public schools; the study of Jesus in Jewish Sabbath Schools; anti-slavery issues in the Fremont Campaign in 1856; and other correspondence pertaining to his numerous activities.
Bernhard Proskauer Family Collection
The collection contains documents pertaining to chemist Bernhard Proskauer (1851-1915), his son physician Arthur Proskauer (1880-1960); and his maternal grandfather Gottschalk Rosenberg.
Bernhard Sokolowski-Mirels Collection
The Bernhard Sokolowski-Mirels Collection contains material pertaining to the family history of the Mirels family and personal documents of the Meyerhof family.
Bernhard Witkop Collection
This collection documents the personal and professional life of Bernhard Witkop. Even though the major focus of the collection is on Witkop himself, there is a lot of correspondence between him and other Jewish friends, as well as material about other Jewish families like Levy-Salomonsohn and Ehrlich. The collection is composed of official documents, family trees, correspondence and newspaper articles.
Bernhard Wolff Family Collection
This collection documents the family of Bernhard Wolff, extending back to his earliest known ancestor in 1646 through his grandchildren born in the 1970s. Born in Esens (Ostfriesland, Germany), Bernhard escaped National Socialist persecution by emigrating to Porto Alegre, Brazil in 1938, followed shortly thereafter by his wife Fanny née Mitau. His six siblings and mother Flora née Oppenheimer also emigrated, eventually settling in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, or the U.S. The collection contains correspondence, family trees, vital records, official documents, and photographs of family and Jewish historical sites. Also included are a three-volume family chronicle and a two-volume collection of materials on the Jewish community of Esens (Ostfriesland) created by Bernhard Wolff. A unique highlight of the collection is the postcard album belonging to Fanny’s mother Ida Mitau née Jacobsohn, who was not able to escape Germany and perished in Theresienstadt.
Bernstein Family Collection, Chemnitz.
The collection contains documents and correspondence relating to the family of Julius Bernstein of Chemnitz, who headed the Marshel Frank Sachs A.G. in Chemnitz until his death in 1935. Included are birth, citizenship, and marriage certificates, eulogies for Julius and his wife, Elly Franck who perished in a car wreck in 1927. There are also biographical outlines and the 1935 Geschaeftsbericht (business report) for Marschel Frank Sachs A.G. in Chemnitz and the 1934 Satzungen (Statutes) and correspondence regarding Kurt Bernstein's immigration attempts and search for work under the Third Reich and afterwards. Folder 2 contains a manuscript regarding family history in Ostpreussen.
Bertha Badt-Strauss Collection
The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to Bertha Badt-Strauss from various writers and friends between 1940 and 1969. The letters deal with topics related to emigration/immigration, Judaism, Zionism and publishing opportunities in the United States and Mexico. Included are manuscripts, poems, photographs and clippings of Badt-Strauss's correspondents, as well as some of her own writings.
Bertha Pappenheim Collection
The collection documents the professional work of Bertha Pappenheim. Most materials were written about her after her death. The collection contains only a few originals by Bertha Pappenheim.
Bertha Pappenheim collection
Primarily published materials by and about Bertha Pappenheim and the League of Jewish Women (Jüdischer Frauenbund), with some original materials.
Berthold Auerbach Collection
This collection contains original, handwritten letters and notes by Auerbach, as well as clippings and articles about Auerbach.
Berthold M. Herko Collection
This collection holds documentation about the personal and professional life of the artist Berthold M. Herko. It also includes some material about his family members, including members of the Cohn and Bock families. The collection includes many family photographs, official documents, documentation related to exhibits of his work, examples of his work, professional correspondence, and other papers.
Berthold Rosenthal Collection
This collection holds documents pertaining to the work of the teacher and genealogist Berthold Rosenthal. It contains his writings on German Jews in Baden, including a copy of his Heimatgeschichte der badischen Juden, and genealogical work on Jewish families from that same geographic region. In addition, the collection also is comprised of correspondence, notes on original documents, and genealogical information on the Rosenthal family.
Berthold Rosenthal Family Collection
This collection holds predominately private letters from Berthold Rosenthal to his son on a Kibbutz in Israel. The correspondence documents developments within his domestic life from 1940 to his death in 1957. The correspondence covers his opinions on a variety of political and religious topics. The collection also contains articles on Berthold Rosenthal’s life and his works.
Berti Oppenheim-Wertheimer Collection
This collection documents the life of Berti Wertheimer née Oppenheim (1915-2002). It includes personal, educational, and professional records, as well as correspondence and restitution papers.
Berwin-Neisser Family Collection
This collection contains papers related to the lives of individuals belonging to the Berwin and Neisser families. The papers include documents related to the business operations of the Guttman company. as well as documents related to the emigration of the Berwin and Neisser families to Israel and the United States. The materials include correspondence; official documents; newspaper clippings; publications; and photographs.
Betty and Morris Moser Collection
This collection consists of letters to Betty and Morris (Moritz) Moser and their daughter Lore in New York from friends and family in Germany. The primary topic is the search for emigration opportunities.
Bielefeld Family Collection
Personal and family documents; family trees.
Bier Family Collection
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.
Birnbrey-Levy Family Collection
Manuscript in on the history of the Henry Birnbrey's family and unrelated notes by a rabbi.
Blanka Falk Bardach Collection
This collection contains personal papers of Blanka Bardach née Falk (1910-2005). Born in Rogatica (today Bosnia and Herzegovina), Blanka became a dressmaker in Vienna and immigrated to the United States, settling in New York City. Materials include education records, letters of recommendation and certificates from employers, official documents issued from Austrian and U.S. authorities related to immigration, and a few financial records.
Bleichröder Family Trees Collection
This collection contains a variety of genealogical materials, largely concerning the descendents of Julius Bleichröder (1828-1907) and various related families. The materials take the form of family tree diagrams, genealogical tables and charts, as well as a couple of narrative accounts of the family history. They cover a period roughly from the early 18th century through the late 20th century.
Blum Family Collection
This collection primarily includes documents related to the Blum family’s immigration to the United States from Vienna, Austria. The materials include correspondence, passports, emigration records, a marriage certificate, a U.S. Army Safe Conduct pass, identity cards, employment records, school report cards, and university enrollment records.
Board of Delegates of American Israelites Records
The Records of the Board of Delegates of American Israelites (1859-1878) documents the life cycle of the Board of Delegates, a Jewish civil rights organization located in New York City. The Board served in a two-fold function: acting as a central organization for American Jews and working on behalf of Jews abroad. To the latter end, the Delegates collaborated with the Committee of Deputies of British Jews and the French Alliance Israélite Universelle to provide for the relief and aid, civil, and religious rights of Jews throughout the Americas, Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East, particularly Romania, Ottoman Palestine including Jerusalem, and Morocco.
In the U.S., the Delegates were partially responsible for the appointment of the first Jewish Military Chaplain and surveyed member synagogues concerning the history and size of their congregation, the first organization to systematically record this type of information in the States. The Delegates merged with the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (UAHC) in 1878 and dissolved in 1925. Correspondents include Adolph Crémieux, Sir Moses Montefiore, Benjamin Franklin Peixotto, Isaacs S. Myer, the Rev. Dr. Arnold Fischel, and Maj. General Benjamin Butler. Documents include correspondence, minutes, committee reports, memorials, announcements, surveys, some printed material including clippings, and a 1932 Rabbinical thesis on the Delegates by Allan Tarshish.
Boernstein-Tuerk family Collection
The collection contains various documents pertaining to the Boernstein-Tuerk family. The collection focuses on Ernst Boernstein (1854-1932), his parents, Ludwig (Levin) Boernstein and Fredericke (née Mayer), and his children Katharina, Ludwig, Walter and Rudolf.
The collection contains official and private documents (originals or photocopies) pertaining to Jews in Bohemia during the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Leo Baeck Institute 1324
- American Jewish Historical Society 173
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 99
- Yeshiva University Museum 4
- American Sephardi Federation 3
- Center for Jewish History 2 + ∧ less
- Correspondence 1075
- Photographs 690
- Clippings (information artifacts) 547
- Manuscripts (documents) 454
- Official documents 379
- New York (N.Y.) 368
- Genealogical tables 332
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 287
- Emigration and immigration 255
- Berlin (Germany) 222
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 191
- Jewish families 171
- Notes (documents) 162
- Legal documents 158
- Vienna (Austria) 149
- Articles 141
- Diaries 132
- Restitution -- Germany 117
- Germany 110
- Financial records 108 + ∧ less
- Hebrew 523
- French 485
- Yiddish 280
- Spanish; Castilian 208
- Italian 173
- Polish 131
- Russian 119
- Hungarian 118
- Latin 106
- Swedish 102
- Czech 81
- Dutch; Flemish 80
- Afrikaans 69
- Portuguese 35
- Chinese 24
- Danish 18
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 16
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 15 + ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 78
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 52
- YIVO Archives 41
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 33
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 22
- United States. Army 21
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 18
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 18
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 17
- Dachau (Concentration camp) 17
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 16
- Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen Glaubens 14
- American Jewish Committee 13
- American Jewish Congress 13
- Hirsch family 12
- Buchenwald (Concentration camp) 11
- Rosenthal family 11
- American Federation of Jews from Central Europe 10
- Council of Jews from Germany 10
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 10 + ∧ less