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Markus Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25418
Abstract

This collection consists of personal papers, restitution records, and genealogical materials related to the family of textile merchant Jakob Markus of Lohr am Main. Jakob and his family fled Germany to New York City in 1939 and later attempted to procure visas for other family members. They successfully claimed restitution during the 1950s-1970s.

Dates: 1857-2001; Majority of material found within 1939-1978

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 and Irene Würzburger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25625
Abstract

This collection documents the early years of Max Würzburger and Irene Würzburger, née Rosenfelder (both born in the 1910s), their departure from Ladenburg, Germany, following the Nazi seizure of power, their immigration to the United States, marriage in 1942, and transition from New York City to Kansas City, Missouri, in the mid-1950s. It also documents German efforts at reconciliation through the Würzburgers' interactions with Ladenburg's Arbeitskreis jüdische Geschichte ("Jewish History Working Group") in the 1990s, and ongoing correspondence with individual members.Additionally, the collection includes educational records of Max's and Irene's son, Allen Joel Würzburger, who died at 27 years of age.

Dates: 1925-2003; Majority of material found within 1925-1999

Max and Margareta Wolf Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10699
Abstract

This collection consists of the personal and professional documents of the dermatologist Max Wolf as well as personal documents of other members of the family, including his wife Margareta Wolf. The collection encompasses official and professional documents, copies of correspondence, photographs and articles and educational certificates.

Dates: 1903-1998

Max Meyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25644
Abstract

The collection comprises documents related to the Meyer family and Jewish life in Württemberg as well as newspaper clippings from the 20th century. Mostly it features materials about Jewish life in Southern Germany from the 18th century to the 19th century. Moreover, personal notes from Max Meyer on religious topics, Festschriften and items related to the Jewish graveyard in Stuttgart-Hoppenlau are part of the collection.

Dates: 1791-1937

Max Weinstein and Karliner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25513
Abstract

This collection documents Max Weinstein of Kassel, Germany and New York City, and his wife Gerda Weinstein née Karliner, as well as the Karliner family, of Beuthen, Germany (today Bytom, Poland) and Hartford, Connecticut.

Dates: 1897-1993

Meer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25213
Abstract

This collection consists mainly of correspondence from Toni Guth to her daughter Alice Meer, who immigrated to the United States in 1939 with her infant daughter Ilse to join her husband Arthur Meer. Also included are a few pieces of personal correspondence with others and some official documents related to the Meer family’s emigration. The collection consists entirely of photocopies.

Dates: 1938-circa 2005; Majority of material found within 1938-1941

Memoirs of American Jewish Soldiers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 110
Abstract

This collection contains mainly contest submissions from the 1945-1946 YIVO essay contest for Jewish soldiers and veterans of World War II as well as additional materials sent in by the contestants and administrative information about the contest compiled by YIVO staff members.

Dates: 1944-1946

Milch Family, Breslau Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2281
Abstract

The Milch Family, Breslau Collection consists of documents pertaining to the Milch, Kauffmann and Silbergleit families, including official documents, family trees, correspondence, unpublished manuscripts and newspaper clippings. The bulk of the collection consists of the papers of the literary historian Werner Milch.

Dates: 1813-1993; Majority of material found within 1813-1939

Mizrakh Yidisher Historisher Arkhiv

 Collection
Identifier: RG 80
Abstract

Mizrakh Yidisher Historisher Arkhiv Collection consists of diverse materials that pertain to pogroms in the period between 1918 and 1921 that took place mostly in Ukraine but also in Belarus, Poland, and Russia. There is a wide variety of topics that are covered in the collection including Ukrainian-Jewish relations during a short lived Ukrainian Republic, Ukrainian-Jewish political, communal, and governmental organizations, Ukrainian government and the role of politicians and military Commanders in pogroms, most notably Symon Petlyura and Ataman Grigoriev, pogroms and its aftermath, military occupation of Ukraine by the German, Polish, Bolshevik and General Denikin’s armies and its relationship to pogroms, Jewish self-defense and relief work. Also included here are materials pertaining to the trial of Sholom Schwarzbard who was tried in France for assassination of Symon Petlyura. The collection consists of of large amount of lists and eyewitness testimonies, correspondence, complaints and petitions, reports and resolutions, statements and proclamations, memoranda and circular letters, conference materials, statues and by-laws, clippings and bulletins, military orders, and photographs.

Dates: 1717-1956; Majority of material found in 1917-1927

Moos-Moore Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3127
Abstract

The Moos-Moore Family Collection includes materials pertaining to the history of the Moos-Moore family and other closely associated families. The bulk of the collection consists of materials comprising the unpublished book Erinnerungen eines Konstanzer by Samuel Moos. Materials for Moos’ unpublished book include family correspondence and correspondence with other researchers and archives, photographs, original family documents, manuscripts (drafts), clippings, genealogical charts and family trees. Materials collected here are predominantly original documents.

Dates: 1832-1984

Morawetz-Glaser Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25781
Abstract

The Morawetz-Glaser Family Collection documents these two Czech families, and in particular the notable events in the lives of the industrialist and philanthropist Richard Morawetz and his wife Frida (née Glaser) and of their children. The collection includes extensive family correspondence; family writings including diaries, memoirs, and poems; photographs and photo albums; family trees and genealogical research correspondence; newspaper clippings and articles; and official documents and other papers.

Dates: 1802-1997; Majority of material found within 1939-1967

Mosheim Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25788
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, official and legal documents as well as genealogical documents relating to the Mosheim family, and most prominently Franz Mosheim. Also included are legal documents dating back to 1787 and records on the life of Franz and Elisabeth Mosheim in New York.

Series I includes legal documents, genealogical tables, newspaper clippings, and writings relating to the Mosheim family. There is genealogical information connected to the Mosheim family, such as legal documents and obituaries related to the deaths of members of the Mosheim family. Furthermore, the collection includes a photo album with family pictures.

Series II contains correspondence, official documents, a diary, and certificates of recognition, mainly related to Franz Mosheim as well as his wife Elisabeth Mosheim, née Herzberg. The series provides insights into the personal lives of Franz and Elisabeth regarding their trips, personal thoughts, official documents, and exchanges with friends and family.

Dates: 1787-2018; Majority of material found within 1890-1976

Mühlfelder and Roeckert Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25844
Abstract

The Mühlfelder and Roeckert Families Collection contains both primary sources and research materials that, together, combine to record the history of these families. Charles C. Milford (born Klaus Mühlfelder) compiled the research materials; the greatest quantity of correspondence, documents, and photographs in the collection also pertains to his life. Documents include vital documents, educational records, military service records, and materials relating to Charles C. Milford’s career as a librarian. In addition to Milford, his father Simon Mühlfelder and wife Patricia E. Milford feature most prominently in the first three series of the collection. Family history research focuses on Simon Mühlfelder’s first wife Martha Kassel and people within her milieu. This research is compiled from Milford’s correspondence with scholars and archives, relevant archival finding aids and photocopies of documents held by various archives, articles, photocopies from books, catalog records for pertinent books, and Wikipedia pages and other printouts of biographical information from the Internet. These same types of material also make up Milford’s research on topics of interest, including the history of Jews in Germany broadly and of the Mühlfelder family specifically.

Dates: undated, 1811-2018; Majority of material found within 1927-2018

National Foundation for Jewish Culture Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-527
Abstract

From its inception in 1961, the National Foundation for Jewish Culture (later known as the Foundation for Jewish Culture) supported Jewish scholarship, art, and community services. The collection primarily covers the period between 1959, when the original study proposing the creation of the NFJC was conducted by the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds (CJFWF) and 2015, when the Foundation ceased operations. The materials document organization’s support for Jewish scholarship, art, culture, and its work in strengthening the relationships between cultural institutions and local Jewish communities. The collection also documents the organization’s shift in the 1980s from scholarship to more involvement in Jewish arts and culture.

Dates: 1942, 1952-2015

Neuburger-Hessberg Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25664
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, official documents and other archival materials pertaining to the extended family of Erwin Neuburger.

Dates: 1879–1981

Neumann and Jacks Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25580
Abstract

The Neumann and Jacks Family Collection contains papers of members of these families, with documentation of their lives in Germany and their immigration to the United States. Official documents of members of the Berger (Hirschfeld) and Oschinsky families are also present. The collection largely consists of official documents or certificates but also holds celebratory memorabilia, photographs, poems, copies of newspaper clippings and official correspondence.

Dates: 1843-2000; Majority of material found within 1937-1949

Oscar H. Netter Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4097
Abstract

The Oscar H. Netter Family Collection contains detailed genealogies and a history of the Netter (alternately spelled Neter or Noether) family with supporting papers, including clippings, articles and family and business documents.

Dates: 1805-1972

Oscar Meyer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25056
Abstract

This collection documents the experience of the Meyer family with a focus on the years from 1933 to 1943. Oscar Meyer was a successful businessman in Essen, Germany. Unable to escape National Socialist persecution himself, he was able to send his son Gerd to England in 1939. Oscar, his wife Cypora née Bendik (alternatively Carola or Karola Bendick), and their daughter Marya (alternatively Marga) were taken to Poland on October 26, 1941 and perished outside Łódź. Gerd joined the British army to fight Germany in 1944. After the war, he moved to Israel, changed his name to Gad Meiry, and later immigrated to the United States. The collection contains photocopies of family photographs, residency records from Essen, business records, Gestapo files, the passport of Gerd Meyer, and records of the seizure of the Meyer estate used for restitution claims.

Dates: 1920-2001; Majority of material found within 1933-1943

Ostwald Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11029
Abstract

Documents refer to the Ostwald, Tendlau and Cohen families. One focus is on the life of Alice Witte née Cohn. Of special significance is a letter that Karl Siche wrote to Alice Witte. Together with Alice Witte's former husband Max Witte, Karl Siche was detained in a concentration camp. Here Max Witte passed away. There is also a remarkable letter from Hedwig Ostwald, which she wrote in Theresienstadt in 1944, prior to her deportation to Auschwitz where she died. Her husband Max Ostwald, a lawyer and the head of the Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland (district Westphalia) had already died in 1942 in Theresienstadt from disease.

Dates: 1816-1976; Majority of material found within 1889-1947

Otto Gersuny Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25146
Abstract

The Otto Gersuny Collection contains transcripts, certificates, and other documents related to Otto Gersuny's education and career as well as vital documents tracking personal family events. The collection also holds documents related to his emigration.

Dates: 1895-1964

Otto H Ehrlich Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25192
Abstract

The Otto Ehrlich Collection documents the life and professional activities of Otto Ehrlich, economist, lecturer, advertisement artist, and teacher. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, financial and immigration documents, minutes, notes, photographs, photo collages, examples of his advertisement work, printed materials and writings. Documents comprising the collection reflect various aspects of Otto Ehrlich’s personal and professional life, teaching, research and writings in the fields of economics, and to a lesser extent his involvement with the field of advertisement and music.

Dates: 1876-2004; Majority of material found within 1908-1979

Otto Mainzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10342
Abstract

The Otto Mainzer collection documents the life and professional activities of Otto Mainzer, lawyer, writer, and financial consultant; the collection also sheds light on the life of Otto Mainzer’s wife, Ilse Wunsch, a musician and a teacher. The collection includes correspondence, financial, vital, immigration, and legal documents, notes, photographs, printed materials, and writings, by Otto Mainzer and Ilse Wunsch as well as a small number of manuscripts by other authors. The collection is divided into two distinct sections, one pertaining to Otto Mainzer and the other to Ilse Wunsch.

Dates: late 1800s-2003; Majority of material found in 1922-1998

Papers of Chaim Grade and Inna Hecker Grade

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1952
Abstract

This collection contains manuscripts of novels, short stories, poems, essays, lectures, speeches, translations, and other writings, correspondence, photographs, and personal documents and materials of Yiddish writer Chaim Grade and his wife Inna Hecker Grade. The collection helps to illustrate Grade’s literary development and impact on Yiddish literature over time, from his earliest poetic works written in Vilna and the Soviet Union, to his prolific and accomplished prose work composed mainly in the United States. The collection illuminates Inna Grade's intellectual and academic prowess, as well as the integral role that she played in the editorial and logistical aspects of Grade's literary output.

Dates: 1910s-2010; Majority of material found in 1940s-2000s

Papers of Grigori Gurevitch

 Collection
Identifier: RG 88
Abstract

The Grigori Gurevitch Papers consist of materials pertaining to his involvement with the revolutionary movement in the Russian Empire and abroad. The bulk of the collection consists of Gurevitch’s manuscripts on politics, history of Kiev, anti-Semitism, Russian political immigrants, and Jewish revolutionaries, notes, and drafts and also includes correspondence, small amount of clippings, receipts, two petitions, and a photograph

Dates: 1888, 1901-1928

Papers of Julian (Yehiel) Hirszhaut (1908-1983)

 Collection
Identifier: RG 720
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Julian Hirszhaut, a Yiddish journalist and author of several works about the Holocaust in Poland. He collected a great number of historical documents on this topic, including hundreds of eyewitness accounts, which make up an important part of this collection. The materials in this collection relate to Hirszhaut’s important work gathering documents and testimonies of the Holocaust, as well as to his other professional activities as a journalist.

Dates: 1921-1988, 2001-2004; Majority of material found within 1939-1945

Papers of Leo W. Schwarz

 Collection
Identifier: RG 294.1
Abstract

This collection, which is a sub-group of RG 294 Displaced Persons Camps, consists of the records of Leo W. Schwarz, the Director of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (AJDC/JDC) for the U.S. Occupation Zone in Germany during the years 1946-1947. The papers pertain to his work with the JDC in Germany and to the history of the Jewish displaced persons in Germany after World War II.

Dates: 1940-1954

Papers of Marc Ratner

 Collection
Identifier: RG 83
Abstract

The Marc Ratner Papers consist of materials pertaining to Marc Ratner's political activities as one of the leaders of the SERP (Sotsialisticheskaya Yevreyskaya Rabochaya Partiia, Jewish Socialist Workers' Party, Rus: Социалистическая еврейская рабочая партия) which was a left leaning Zionist revolutionary party. The collection consists of correspondence, circular letters, clippings, minutes of meetings, essays, manuscripts, political resolutions and statements. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between party members, minutes of meetings and manuscripts.

Dates: 1902-1922

Papers of Maxim Vinawer

 Collection
Identifier: RG 84
Abstract

Maxim Vinawer Papers consist of materials pertaining to Maxim Vinawer’s activities as a political and a communal leader. The collection covers the period between 1915 and 1926. These materials illuminate Vinawer’s participation in Russian politics as one of the leaders of the liberal Constitutional Democratic Party (Kadets), his appointment as a Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Crimean Regional Government in 1919, and his activities as a prominent figure among Zionist and émigré groups in Paris. The collection consists of correspondence, circular letters, memoranda, bulletins, clippings, minutes of meetings, essays, manuscripts, drafts and notes

Dates: 1914-1926

Papers of Naftali Hertz Kon

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1616
Abstract

This collection consists of Naftali Herz Kon's personal and official documents, personal correspondence, and correspondence with literary editors and organizations, as well as manuscripts, typescripts, drafts, fragments, and notes for both literary work (prose and poetry) and historical and biographical essays and reports. The Kon papers confiscated by the Polish government in 1961 and reclaimed by Kon's daughters in 2013 make up the final portion of the collection, and include personal correspondence, published and unpublished poetry, and historical essays.

Dates: 1939-1971; Majority of material found within 1950s-1960s

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