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Identifier: AR 25122
Abstract The Brüder Böhm Company Collection includes materials documenting the operations of the company that was involved in the production of hats and had plants in Vienna, Austria and Neutitschein, Czechoslovakia (now Nový Jicín, Czech Republic). There is also a small amount of personal materials pertaining to the lives of the owners of the company, the brothers Joseph and Victor Böhm and their cousin Richard Böhm, as well as some other members of the Böhm family.
Dates: 1910-1979; Majority of material found within 1938-1965
Identifier: AR 25709
Abstract The Edgar and Brigitte Bodenheimer Collection documents the professional and personal life of law professor Edgar Bodenheimer as well as that of his wife, Brigitte Bodenheimer (née Levy). The collection contains documentation on their early legal work during the 1940s, Edgar's participation in the Nuremberg Trials, and postwar work as professors, as well as material on their daily lives and other family members. The collection includes a copious amount of correspondence, lecture texts, certificates and diplomas, diaries and notebooks, newspaper clippings, teaching material, poetry, a friendship album, and other papers.
Dates: 1897-1992, 2011; Majority of material found within 1920-1983
Identifier: AR 25085
Abstract This collection documents Emery Gondor's professional life as a caricaturist, illustrator, child psychologist and photographer in Berlin, Vienna, Budapest, and New York. The bulk of the records are personal documents, such as postcards, certificates, and letters of reference, as well as a number of books and journals that were illustrated or written by Gondor. The collection also includes three folders concerning Emery Gondor's brother, the artist Bertalan Gondor.
Identifier: AR 25397
Abstract This collection primarily contains materials relating to Emery I. Gondor's varied career as an illustrator, creator of puzzles, photographer, and writer. It also includes some personal documents and vital records, as well as materials relating to Emery Gondor's brother, artist Bertalan Gondor. It is closely related to the collection AR 25085 (Papers of Emery and Bertalan Gondor).
Dates: 1912-2003; Majority of material found within 1926-1960
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Ernest W. Michel, Holocaust Survivor Journalist and public speaker,including clippings of newspaper articles written by and about Michel, correspondence between Michel and many important Jewish and political figures and autograph files, which Michel collected. Many of these files concern Michel’s Holocaust experiences, speaking engagements, the World Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors, and Michel’s work with the United Jewish Appeal.
Dates: 1698, 1938-1996; Majority of material found within 1946-1987
Found in: American Jewish Historical Society
Identifier: AR 25030 / MF 1071
Abstract This collection contains the genealogical research of Ernst Oppenheim, and includes his investigations into the Oppenheim, Pasch, Breit, Altschul, Sirkis and Jaffe families. Included are his extensive correspondence, family trees and copies of original documentation, as well as interview transcripts and notes.
Dates: 1861-1999; Majority of material found within 1986-1992
Identifier: AR 43
Abstract The collection contains certificates issued and signed by various heads of state throughout Europe conferring medals and honors upon Ernst von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; letters to Mendelssohn-Bartholdy from Bernhard von Bülow, Otto von Bismarck, and Auguste Viktoria; and handwritten letter from Mendelssohn-Bartholdy to historian Adolf von Harnack regarding collections at the Königliche Bibliothek zu Berlin, of which Harnack was director.
Identifier: AR 25568
Abstract The Frankl-Kulbach Family Collection contains materials documenting the lives of members of the Frankl, Kulbach, and related families, particularly art historian Paul Frankl and his wife Elsa Frankl, and their daughters Johanna Kulbach née Frankl, Susan Wilk née Frankl, and Regula Davis née Frankl. Through family histories, correspondence, diaries, vital documents, writings, and photographs, the collection covers their lives in Germany before World War II, their efforts to immigrate to the United States, and their lives and careers in the United States.
Dates: 1728; 1867-2015
Identifier: AR 11130 / MF 1582
Abstract The collection contains autograph letters collected by Gertrude Lobbenberg, including letters written and signed by Berthold Auerbach, Béla Bartók, Ludwig Börne, Georg Morris Cohen Brandes, Heinrich Heine, Julius Korngold, Ferdinand Lasalle, Max Liebermann, Rosa Luxemburg, Arthur Schnitzler, and Stefan Zweig.
Identifier: AR 25820 A
Abstract The Gertrude S. Goldhaber Collection, which forms part of the larger Maurice and Gertrude Goldhaber Collection, consists of mainly professional papers of nuclear physicist Dr. Gertrude Scharff Goldhaber. The collection is comprised of professional correspondence, research files, materials related to conferences and lectures, clippings and article reprints, research notes, transparencies, photographs, glass slides, manuscripts and publications, and materials related to various organizations with which Dr. Goldhaber was involved. There are also some personal documents, including correspondence, calendars and diaries, and educational records.
Dates: 1920-2007 ; Majority of material found within 1950s-1980s
Identifier: AR 1583 / MF 794 / MF 795
Abstract Correspondence of Frankenbach, including letters from Lion Feuchtwanger, Helmut von Gerlach, Emil J. Gumbel, and a card from Hermann Hesse.
Identifier: AR 25727
Abstract 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.
Dates: undated, 1906-2018
Identifier: AR 10479 / MF 1002
Abstract This collection contains research material on the genealogy of Irene Newhouse's ancestors, including members of the Morgenstern, Honigman, and Goldschmidt families and others, mainly from Prussia (in particular, Breslau). It includes as well the correspondence she had with cemeteries, communities and other institutions for her research as well as the family trees she found or made herself.
Dates: 1932-2008; Majority of material found within 1980-2002
Identifier: AR 25801
Abstract The collection traces the history of the Kaiser family and the lives of its members over the course of the 20th century through correspondence, documents, writings, family history information, and photographs.
Dates: undated, 1870-2017
Identifier: AR 3180
Abstract The collection contains biographical notes on Lene Schneider-Kainer; photographs of her and signed photographs of the German author Bernhard Kellermann; and an album with newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and photographs. The album covers the years 1929-1951, and includes clippings pertaining to Schneider-Kainer, her work, and exhibits of her work; magazine articles concerning her trip through Asia with Kellermann, some written by him, illustrated with photographs of her related paintings; and photographs of Kellermann, Schneider-Kainer, and her paintings.
Identifier: AR 6304
Abstract This collection consists of restitution claims submitted to OMGUS, the Office of the Military Government for Germany (United States), which administered the United States occupation zone and the U.S. Berlin sector during the Allied occupation of Germany after World War II. Restitution claims routinely originated with the Military Mission that represented the county from which property was looted, stolen or destroyed under German occupation during World War II. These cases were forwarded to OMGUS for investigation and resolution.
Dates: 1946 - 1950; Majority of material found in 1948
Identifier: RG 833
Abstract This collection contains manuscripts of plays, articles and other writings, correspondence, memoirs, photographs, theater programs, and personal materials of Yiddish playwright, novelist, journalist, travel writer, and theater director Peretz Hirschbein. The collection helps to illustrate Hirschbein’s importance and lasting impact upon the revival of Yiddish theater and literature in the early twentieth century.
Identifier: RG 1258
Abstract This collection contains the personal and professional papers of historian and bibliographer Philip Friedman. These materials include correspondence with individuals and with organizations, newspaper clippings, subject files, manuscripts of works by Friedman and by others, and some of Friedman’s personal documents. These materials relate to Friedman’s work on the histories of various Jewish communities, particularly those in Poland, and his work gathering source documents about the Holocaust.
Dates: 1914-1993; Majority of material found within 1930-1960
Identifier: AR 3059
Abstract This collection contains personal papers and correspondence which document the personal and professional lives of Sigmund and Toni Feist from the 1880s through their emigration to Denmark in 1939.
Identifier: RG 116-Poland 2
Abstract The Territorial Collection, Poland 2 is comprised of documents that were amassed at the YIVO in New York City. The collection is of mixed provenance and is fragmentary in nature, consisting of miscellaneous materials dating back to World War II and its immediate aftermath. The Territorial Collection Poland 2 is a portion of the greater Territorial Collection (RG 116), which incorporates materials that are relevant to over 42 different countries and geographical regions. The overarching theme of the collection Poland 2 is the annihilation of the Jewish life in Poland under the Nazi rule. Chronologically, the Territorial Collection Poland 2 follows the Territorial Collection Poland 1, which pertains to pre-World War II Poland; and precedes the Territorial Collection Poland 3, which pertains to post-World War II Poland.
- Leo Baeck Institute 16
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 3
- American Jewish Historical Society 1
- Correspondence 17
- New York (N.Y.) 9
- Photographs 9
- Clippings (information artifacts) 8
- Berlin (Germany) 6
- Genealogical tables 5
- Official documents 5
- Manuscripts (documents) 4
- Notes (documents) 4
- Vienna (Austria) 4
- Denmark 3
- Diaries 3
- Israel 3
- London (England) 3
- Photograph albums 3
- Poland 3
- Voyages and travels 3
- Emigration and immigration 2
- France 2
- Hamburg (Germany) 2 ∧ less
- English 18
- French 12
- Hebrew 10
- Italian 7
- Polish 7
- Russian 7
- Swedish 7
- Spanish; Castilian 6
- Chinese 4
- Czech 4
- Yiddish 4
- Dutch; Flemish 3
- Hungarian 3
- Portuguese 2
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Croatian 1
- Japanese 1
- Latin 1 ∧ less
- YIVO Archives 3
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 2
- Gondor, Emery I. 2
- Göndör, Bertalan, 1908-1945 2
- Alexander, Emperor of Russia, II, 1818-1881 1
- Alexander, Emperor of Russia, III, 1845-1894 1
- Altschul family 1
- American Institute of Physics 1
- American Jewish Historical Society 1
- American Physical Society 1
- Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957 1
- Auerbach, Berthold, 1812-1882 1
- Auguste Viktoria, Empress, consort of William II, German Emperor, 1858-1921 1
- Baron, Salo W. (Salo Wittmayer), 1895-1989 1
- Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945 1
- Bauer family 1
- Bialik, Hayyim Nahman, 1873-1934 1
- Bismarck, Otto, Fürst von, 1815-1898 1
- Bodenheimer family 1
- Bodenheimer, Brigitte M. 1 ∧ less