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Alexander Altmann Collection

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Identifier: AR 796
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of materials docmenting the research of Alexander Altmann on German and German-Jewish history, particularly the philosophy of Moses Mendelssohn.
Dates: 1935-1981

Beiner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11129
Abstract The collection contains documents of Ernst Beiner and his family, including documents pertaining to his studies and work in pharmacy and dentistry, family photographs, and a file of material regarding his restitution claim against Germany after World War II. Also included are documents of the family of Biener's wife Fanny Beiner née Karpf.
Dates: 1908-1999

Bernhard Proskauer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3711
Abstract The collection contains documents pertaining to chemist Bernhard Proskauer (1851-1915), his son physician Arthur Proskauer (1880-1960); and his maternal grandfather Gottschalk Rosenberg.
Dates: 1830-1970

Bueding Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7265
Abstract The Bueding family papers contain handwritten and printed original documents of the Bueding, Goldschmidt, Cohnheim and Mardorf families in Kassel, Hesse, including royal commissions, letters of protection, business matters, and family histories. They also hold documentation collected by the Bueding family about Jewish history in Kassel, especially about the history of French Jews, from the Middle Ages until the 19th century.
Dates: 1745-1926

Eduard Strauss Collection

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Identifier: AR 7192
Abstract This collection contains the writings and correspondence of Eduard Strauss. Strauss was a chemist and philosopher who taught at the Freies Juedisches Lehrhaus in Frankfurt am Main and later immigrated to New York, where he helped establish a new Lehrhaus.
Dates: 1854-1988; Majority of material found within 1891-1952

Emil Mosbacher Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25516
Abstract This collection consists of papers of the family of Emil Mosbacher. Prominent are the personal papers and correspondence of Emil and Stephen Sigmund Mosbacher. In addition, the collection holds a number of family photographs and photo albums as well as genealogical information on members of the related Flack and other families.
Dates: 1890-2008; Majority of material found within 1904-1945

Ephraim Salomon and David Salomon Unger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4807
Abstract This collection contains original official documents pertaining to two brothers, Ephraim Salomon Unger (1789-1870) and David Salomon Unger (1801- ), both renowned mathematicians in Germany in the 19th century. Also included are photocopies of documents pertaining to both brothers as well as members of their family.
Dates: 1807-1837

Erich Seligmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4104
Abstract The Erich Seligmann Collection documents the noteworthy events in the life of this bacteriologist and hygienist, holding material on both his personal and professional life. The material focuses on the events of the 1930s and 1940s, including the loss of his position in Berlin, his immigration to the United States and World War II. The collection consists of diaries, a family history, professional documentation, a small amount of correspondence and a few family trees.
Dates: 1812-1982; Majority of material found within 1931-1948

Ernst Pincus Collection

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Identifier: AR 25873
Abstract The Ernst Pincus Collection contains papers and correspondence of the lawyer Ernst Pincus and his wife Käte (née Zorek). The collection also includes some papers and correspondence of their parents, family members, and friends, along with family photographs and genealogical information.
Dates: 1882-2015; Majority of material found within 1900-1945

Eugen Kullmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25439
Abstract This collection holds papers of the philosopher Karl Joël and of various members of the Philippson family. Karl Joël's material includes personal and professional correspondence and a considerable amount of his notes, along with newspaper clippings on him and a few articles. Philippson family material largely focuses on Phöbus, Ludwig and Moritz Philippson's family correspondence and writing. Also present are letters of other family members, a few official documents and notes.
Dates: 1828-1949; Majority of material found in 1845-1934

Eugen Kullmann Estate Collection

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Identifier: AR 25693
Abstract The Eugen Kullmann Estate Collection contains documentation of the professional life and personal connections of the philosophy and religion professor and scholar Eugen Kullman. Much of the collection is made up of his correspondence from others, but there are also many notes related to his teaching and research along with professional and official documents. Notes and papers of the philosopher Karl Joël also form a significant portion of this collection. The collection includes notes such as research and lecture notes as well as notebooks; extensive correspondence from others, including family, friends, and colleagues to Eugen Kullmann; and official, professional, and personal documents.
Dates: 1874-2002; Majority of material found within 1934-1994

Franz Rosenzweig Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3001
Abstract Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929), philosopher and theologian, belonged to the important personalities of the German Jewish intellectual life after the First World War. Franz Rosenzweig started the Freie Juedische Lehrhaus, where he tried to teach Jewish tradition and culture as part of real life experience and in this way bring it closer to assimilated German Jewry. He wrote several philosophical works and translated the Hebrew Bible with Martin Buber. The Franz Rosenzweig collection contains manuscripts of many of Franz Rosenzweig’s smaller works, some of his personal items, and correspondence with his parents and with more than fifty of his friends and colleagues. The collection contains other correspondence, and a great number of newspaper clippings, photographs, and some objects.
Dates: 1832-1999

Fritz Bamberger Collection

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Identifier: AR 349
Abstract This collection documents the life and scholarly interests of Fritz Bamberger, scholar and former vice-president of the Leo Baeck Institute. Much of the collection focuses on his professional and scholarly activities. It includes many newspaper clippings and articles, official documents, correspondence, a scrapbook, family papers, a few photographs and notes.
Dates: 1901-2001; Majority of material found within 1955-1980

Fritz Victor Lenel Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25424
Abstract This collection consists of a "Lenel family archive" created by Fritz Victor Lenel. In addition to materials common in genealogical collections, such as genealogical tables and photocopies of archival documents, this collection includes original material relating to Lenel's ancestors, many of whom were prominent members of the Mannheim Jewish community, and very thorough research notes and correspondence with distant relatives.
Dates: 1773-2010; Majority of material found within 1890s-1980s

George and Paul Ehrlich Collection

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Identifier: AR 11418
Abstract The collection contains concert programs; photograph of the painting Tanzpause by Benjamin Vautier; letter to Dr. Eduard Ehrlich regarding his membership in the Verband der Wiener Fachärzte; letter to Dr. Eduard Ehrlich from the Ärztekammer für Niederösterreich regarding his official title; letter to Irene Ehrlich regarding affadavits for her family, along with an additional personal letter to her regarding emigration; articles about Karl Pick, on the occasion of his 60th birthday; photocopy of a photograph of Leopoldine Ehrlich; and medical diploma for Eduard Ehrlich.
Dates: undated, 1925-1938

George L. Mosse Collection

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Identifier: AR 25137
Abstract This collection documents the life and career of the historian George L. Mosse. It contains material focusing on his work, including papers relating to his writings and lectures, as well as material dealing with his family. In addition, there is extensive correspondence between Mosse and his family, colleagues and friends, publishing companies, universities and other educational institutions, former students, and lawyers concerning restitution of Mosse family property lost after the family fled Nazi persecution. The collection also contains books, videocassettes and film reels, objects, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1878-2001

Gustav Wendel Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 544
Abstract The collection contains documents of Gustav Wendel and his family, including documents pertaining to Wendel's service as a physician in the German army; family documents, such as birth, marriage, and citizenship certificates, family history, and correspondence; and documents pertaining to Wendel's medical training. Also included is a letter to Wendel from Lion Feuchtwanger.
Dates: 1833-1954

Herbert Bloch Collection

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Identifier: AR 25628
Abstract The Herbert Bloch Collection contains the personal papers of the classicist and medievalist Herbert Bloch, a Harvard professor. Prominent is correspondence between himself and his family, which mentions not only family news and the deaths, deportations, and experiences of family members but also references his own research, writing, and teaching. In addition to family correspondence is correspondence with colleagues and friends, former neighbors, and legal and financial correspondence. Other papers in the collection include poetry, educational certificates and diplomas, material relating to Herbert Bloch's academic career, family trees, obituaries, and photographs.
Dates: 1882-2008; Majority of material found within 1933-1955

Herzberg Family Collection, Berlin

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Identifier: AR 3675
Abstract The collection contains documentation of four generations of the Herzberg family of Berlin, including Moses Herzberg, Joseph Herzberg (1799-1871), Philipp Herzberg (1846-1916), and Bruno Herzberg (1887- ).
Dates: undated, 1813-1970

Irving Massey Research Collection

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Identifier: AR 25517
Abstract The Irving Massey Research Collection consists of documentation of his research for his book, Philo-Semitism in Nineteenth-Century German Literature. The collection includes numerous notes, correspondence, photocopies of articles, relevant portions of books, and archival material, bibliographic lists and search results, drafts of sections of his abovementioned book, newspaper clippings, a few photographs, and other papers. The collection represents original order established by an assistant of Irving Massey.
Dates: 1833-2006; Majority of material found within 1990-2000

Isaac Leeser, papers

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Identifier: P-20
Abstract Contains letters and articles in manuscript to Leeser pertaining to: his work as editor of The Occident, his translation of the Bible and his other literary works; discussions concerning Jewish law, the Reform movement in the United States and in Curaçao; Reform and Orthodox Judaism in Albany, N.Y., Massachusetts Senator Henry Wilson's anti-Semitic comments in the United States Congress; the founding of a synagogue in San Francisco; the condition of Jews and Jewish education in America and in England; equal rights for Jews in Massachusetts and North Carolina; the controversy over the Touro Monument; slavery and the Civil War; and converts to Judaism. Also includes information on Israel Joseph Benjamin's trip in the U.S., 1859-1862; Isaac Mayer Wise; Sabato Morais; a manuscript guidebook on Jewish ritual slaughter written by Moses Julian in Barbados in 1820; Moses Montefiore's report on his mission to Rome on behalf of the Edgardo Mortara affair; articles discussing Christian theology; the Jews in Cochin, India and in China; a Latin preface to Leeser's Hebrew Bible; a Portuguese prayer against the evil eye; and poems on topics of Jewish interest.
Dates: undated, 1811-1919

Isidor Choyke Collection

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Identifier: AR 1341
Abstract The collection contains items pertaining to the life and work of lawyer Isidor Choyke, particularly items documenting his legal career. The collecion also contains some family documents, including birth, vaccination, and school certificates.
Dates: 1869-1920

Jacob Jacobson Collection

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Identifier: AR 7002 / MF 447 / MF 134
Abstract Records of several Jewish communities assembled by Jacob Jacobson.
Dates: 1450-1988

Kaiser Family Collection

 Collection
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

Loewen Family Berlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6489
Abstract This collection consists of papers of the Loewen family, including Samuel Liepmann Loewen and Liepmann (Leopold) Loewen. It includes personal, business and official papers, correspondence, genealogy, a collection of wax seals, some newspaper clippings, art prints, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1774-1931; Majority of material found within 1820-1869

Loewenberg Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 867
Abstract Collection contains: correspondence from/to Amelie Cohn, wife of Wolf Loewenberg, 1854-1860; material from Dr. Wolf Loewenberg, largely correspondence and letters of endorsement from various educational instituations (Realschule Berlin, Konigische Provinical Schul Kollegium, Folk-Realgymnasium) (1875-1895); anti-war poem by Jakob Löwenberg entitled Kriegsfreiwillig (circa 1890) along with typewritten transcript; early materials from Richard Loewenberg's life: military pass (1894), gradebook from University of Leipzig (1892/1893); diploma (1893); correspondence to Dr. Richard Loewenberg (1902-1925); Red Cross certificate in Russian (1913); Red Cross 2nd class certificate signed by Franz Salvator (1915) and accompanying letter; Cross 2nd class certificate from Catholic Archbishop in Sophia (1914), Bulgaria; postcards from luminaries (Robert Phillip, Herman Jadlowker, Julius Lieban, Leo Blech ) miscellany such as calling cards, and concert programs
Dates: 1854-1928

Ludwig Oelsner Collection

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Identifier: AR 5267
Abstract The collection contains documents pertaining to the life and work of historian Ludwig Oelsner. Included in the collection is bound book of poetry containing 106 handwritten poems by Oelsner; a bound album containing university degrees, certificates, handwritten and signed letters by historian Leopold von Ranke, articles by Oelsner, articles about Oelsner's career, book reviews, obituaries, eulogies, and photograph of Oelsner on the cover; honorary doctoral diploma with seal from the University of Wrocław; and membership certificate of the Freies Deutsches Hochstift. The collection also contains three Red Cross letters between Anna Mottek in London and her brother-in-law Eugen Mottek in Berlin dated between February 1941 and January 1942.
Dates: 1846-1942

Ludwig Tachau Collection

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Identifier: AR 3851
Abstract This collection contains a handful of letters and a bound volume of Tachau's writings, including both handwritten manuscripts and offprints and clipings of published materials.
Dates: 1877-1902

Manfred Mayer-Zachart Collection

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Identifier: AR 25400
Abstract This collection comprises the papers of the physician Manfred Mayer-Zachart, including material on his family, service in World War I and professional work. The papers include a large amount of family correspondence, including wartime letters, medical articles, and many photographs. In addition there is some professional correspondence and educational and family papers. Notes on patients are included in the collection but access to them is restricted.
Dates: 1860-1942; Majority of material found within 1915-1939

Marczel Haas Collection

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Identifier: AR 25631
Abstract This collection documents the medical career of Marczel Haas (1900-1979) through his education and occupational activities. Items pertaining to his education include Gymnasium transcripts, university enrollment books, matriculation certificates, and diplomas. Haas’s medical career is documented by correspondence pertaining to his medical license, letters of recommendation, contracts for positions at hospitals in Breslau and Cluj, offprints of medical articles written by Haas, and professional certificates, including his New York State medical license.
Dates: undated, 1864-1966

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