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Aron Rauner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25438
Abstract

The Aron Rauner Family Collection documents the life of this businessman and his family, although his story is the most prominent of the collection. The papers include official documents and certificates as well as notes, poems, narratives, correspondence and photographic material.

Dates: 1892-2005; Majority of material found within 1916-1963

Carol Kahn Strauss Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25211
Abstract

This collection documents the history of the Kahn family from the 19th century to the end of the 20th century. The bulk of the materials relate to Alfred and Lotte Kahn, who fled Germany for New York City in 1939, where Alfred made a career as a lawyer and Lotte as a stockbroker. Paper materials include a family tree, vital records, correspondence, memoirs, education and emigration records, World War I military records, clippings, speeches, and ephemera. Papers showing the activities of the Kahn family in the Congregation Habonim in New York City are also included, as well as a large amount of family photographs ranging from the 1880s to 1969.

Dates: 1826-1999

Erich and Rita Kahn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10331
Abstract

This collection holds the papers of members of the Kahn and Loeb families, including Rita Kahn (née Loeb), Karl and Maria Anna Kahn and Emil and Johanna Loeb. The collection's focus is on the immigration of family members, with many official documents as well as educational and professional documents. Among the collection's papers will be found several passports along with other identification papers, letters of reference, educational certificates, ship's passenger lists, some personal correspondence and papers, biographical and genealogical notes, a newspaper clipping and other papers.

Dates: 1904-1948; Majority of material found in 1935-1948

Eva Krafft Kahn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25749
Abstract

This collection pertains to the life of Eva Kahn (née Krafft) and members of her extended family. It encompasses documents of her life as a child and teenager in Eger (today Cheb, Czech Republic) and later in Chicago, Illinois. Included in her personal papers are school materials and a friendship book. The collection furthermore documents the lives of family members of Eva Kahn and her husband Stephen Martin Kahn with correspondence, photographs, a baby journal and an autograph album. Two letters written by Eva Kahn's cousin Martin Wels who was killed in the Holocaust are part of the collection.

Dates: circa 1911-circa 1940; Majority of material found within 1932-1940

Helmuth (Harry) Kahn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25352
Abstract

This collection contains personal and professional papers of Helmuth (Harry) Kahn (1912-1987). Materials include vital documents, education records, and letters of recommendation for Helmuth Kahn from his time as a school teacher in Baisingen (Germany) as well as a family tree, clippings, and various research materials on the history of German Jewry in Württemberg. Materials related to a lecture series at the University of Vermont in Kahn's honor are also included.

Dates: 1887-2007

[Judenfamilienregister Zaberfeld]

 Collection
Identifier: DM 317
Abstract

These are pages from the original family register of the town of Zaberfeld in the district of Heilbronn in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, recording the households of Jewish families from the mid-1800s to the 1930s. Mentioned are the names and dates of male and female members of the households; the names of their respective parents; and the households’ children.

Dates: circa 1850 - 1988

Landauer-Kahn family genealogical chart

 Collection
Identifier: P-792
Abstract

Consists of one genealogical chart illustrating the family's lineage beginning with Abraham Landauer (c. 1758) and his wife Mina.

Dates: undated

Leonie R. Field Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25647
Abstract

This collection centers on the restitution claims of Leonie R. Field and her siblings, as well as on payments made to her by the German government. A smaller amount of papers pertains to her immigration, with biographical information also present. The collection includes copious correspondence and financial records along with official documents and a small amount of official and financial correspondence related to immigration.

Dates: 1938-2012; Majority of material found within 1956-1980

Loewenstein-Kahn Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25423
Abstract

This collection contains materials relating to Erna Loewenstein née Kahn and her family. It includes correspondence between family members in New York and Bingen am Rhein, Germany during World War Two, as well as various items such as passports, photographs, and other documents.

Dates: 1912-2009; Majority of material found within 1939-1940

Martin and Recha Moses Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25526
Abstract

The collection consists of papers of members of the Martin and Recha Moses family that originated in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, including some papers from related families. Included are official and identity papers of three generations of the family, in addition to family registers and genealogical information, family photographs, a travel diary and some correspondence.

Dates: 1871-1981; Majority of material found within 1920s-1980s

Max Rosengart Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25053
Abstract

The Max Rosengart Collection consists of a variety of personal writings to friends, family and colleagues. It gives a brief overview over the life and person of Max Rosengart as attorney, father, honorary citizen of Heilbronn and friend.

Dates: 1846-1938; Majority of material found within 1930-1936

Senta K. Simon Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25739
Abstract

The collection contains genealogical research materials compiled by Senta K. Simon on the Bachmann, Beihoff, Ettisch, Fechheimer, Fleischmann, Freudenthal, Friedeberg, Friedmann, Kahn, Katz, Pretzfelder, Reichmannsdörfer, Rosenbaum, Rosenthal, Schloss, and Simon families, as well as locations with which they were associated, primarily in Franconia and Thuringia. Materials include correspondence, research files, work sheets and lists, and a small quantity of primary sources.

Dates: undated, 1904-2016