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Akiva Ernst Simon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 768
Abstract The collection contains various documents pertaining to Akiva Ernst Simon.
Dates: 1923-1986

Albert Dann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 98
Abstract This collection contains a wide variety of materials concerning Albert Dann, his ancestors, and children. Included are genealogical materials, correspondence, biographical information, and official, business, and restitution documents.
Dates: 1819-1978

Alfred Philipp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 290
Abstract Various documents pertaining to Alfred Philipp’s work as a community rabbi and a scholar, primarily his doctoral thesis about Werner Sombart’s work ´Die Juden und das Wirtschaftsleben´ (“Jews and the economy”).
Dates: 1924-1942

Bar Kochba-Theodor Herzl Prague Academic Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6465
Abstract The collection contains a comprehensive or nearly comprehensive collection of the newsletter sent regularly to former members of the Bar Kochba and Theodor Herzl academic associations of Prague which existed in the first part of the 20th century. Numerous prominent writers, scientists, lawyers, doctors, and other men and women of note stemming from German-speaking families of Bohemia published historical, political, and scientific essays, articles, and letters in the pages of the internationally-distributed newsletter. The newsletters in this collection were mailed to Robert Weltsch, a member and frequent contributor.
Dates: 1931-1977

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 Bernhard Cohn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 793
Abstract This collection contains a few letters sent to Cohn by notables such as Leo Baeck, Stefan Zweig, Martin Buber, and others, as well as a couple of Cohn's sermons and manuscripts and two scrapbooks.
Dates: 1899-1948

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

Franz Rosenzweig - Martin Buber notebooks

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Identifier: AR 4219 / MF 877
Abstract 22 notebooks (carbon copies), comprising 1,998 pages, dictated by Franz Rosenzweig and addressed to Martin Buber, pertaining to the Rosenzweig-Buber translation of the bible.
Dates: 1925-1929, 1954

Frederick Lachmann Collection

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Identifier: AR 5256
Abstract The Frederick Lachmann collection includes fragmentary materials that allow us all but a glance into the life and professional activities of Frederick Lachmann and members of his family. The core of the collection consists of printed copies of articles that Frederick Lachmann wrote for Aufbau. Also included in the collection are correspondence, photographs, and writings.
Dates: 1907-1999

Fritz Mauthner Collection

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Identifier: AR 3392
Abstract Collection contains correspondence of Fritz Mauthner with translators, newspapers, publishing houses, family members, and other individuals, including Martin Buber, Lion Feuchtwanger, Hermann Hesse, Erich Muehsam, Walther Rathenau and others. Also included are clippings by and about Mauthner, manuscripts of essays and plays, diaries and notebooks; family papers and photographs.
Dates: 1765-1968

Hans Epstein Collection

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Identifier: AR 6362
Abstract Papers of Hans Epstein (1905-1960), educator and historian. The collection consists of documents relating to Epstein's teaching activities during Nazi rule in Germany, and in New York during and after the Second World War; correspondence from before the emigration with individuals and organizations (including with Martin Buber, and Adolf Leschnitzer of the Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden); personal and business correspondence relating to immigration in 1938 and Epstein's work in New York; posters and postcards.
Dates: 1905-1999

Hans Tramer Collection

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Identifier: LBIJER 836
Abstract The Hans Tramer Collection consists of 8 boxes and 52 folders.
Dates: 1929-1992, undated.; Majority of material found within 1929-1979

Henry Schwarzschild Collection

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Identifier: AR 10024 / MF 811
Scope and Content Note This collection contains a congratulatory letter honoring Dr. Friedrich Wilhelm Foerster on his 90th birthday in Folder 1; the letter is signed by German Jewish academics in Israel. Folder 2 contains a list of individual and organizational members of the Organizing Committee for the Expansion of the Jewish Agency in Germany, as of June 24, 1929 (photocopy). Folder 3 contains an obituary for Henry Schwarzschild, New York Times, June 4, 1996. Folder 4 contains a post card from Dorothee Andres to Henry Schwarzschild, and a program for Brown's Lake Resort, Burlington, Wisconsin.

A group photograph of ‘Verband der jüdischen Jugendvereine Deutschlands‘ including Martin Buber and his portrait photography, Munich in June 1930, have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.
Dates: 1929-1996

Ilse Blumenthal-Weiss Collection

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Identifier: AR 1020
Abstract This collection documents select periods throughout the life and career of German poet Ilse Blumenthal-Weiss. Containing material related to her personal and professional life, the bulk of this collection is made up of correspondence. Also included are poetry drafts, lectures, a manuscript, press clippings, and ephemera.
Dates: 1935-1989; Majority of material found within 1942-1978

Karl Adler Collection

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Identifier: AR 7276 / MF 572
Abstract Correspondence of Karl Adler with individuals, including Theodor Baeuerle, Martin Buber, Alexander Dillmann, Theodor Heuss, Paul Hindemith, Otto Hirsch, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Paul Rieger, and Hans Walz; correspondence with family members, including letters written as a soldier during World War I and the November Revolution.
Dates: 1787-1973

Leo Herrmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11640
Abstract The collection contains letters and postcards to Leo Herrmann, his wife Lola Herrmann, and daughter Ruth Herrmann from various senders, including Max Brod, Franz Werfel, George Bernard Shaw, Martin Buber, and Albert Einstein.
Dates: undated, 1909-1950

Martin Buber Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 9
Abstract This collection contains papers of the philosopher, author and scholar Martin Buber. Notable among the papers are his letters to his colleague and friend Franz Rosenzweig on a number of subjects, including their translation of the Bible. Other material consists of typescripts of lectures, a few letters to other individuals, photographs, invitations and some material on events about him.
Dates: 1897-1985; Majority of material found within 1921-1929

Miriam Beer Hofmann Lens Collection

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Identifier: AR 7258 / MF 492
Abstract Originals and transcriptions of correspondence between Richard and Paula Beer-Hofmann, 1896-1935, on a variety of topics, including family matters, current events, and Richard's professional activities as playwright and theatrical producer; correspondence of other members of the Beer-Hofmann family with each other and other individuals, including Kurt Blumenfeld, Walter Grossman, Antoinette von Kahler, and Olga Schnitzler; correspondence of members of the Beer and Hofmann families in the nineteenth century.
Dates: 1818-1985

Pinchas Erich Rosenbluth Collection

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Identifier: LBIJER 486
Abstract This collection consists of material pertaining to Pinchas E. Rosenbluth (1906-1985).
Dates: 1891-1990

Rabbi Leo Baeck research collection

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Identifier: AR 4151
Abstract Material, mostly photocopies, assembled by Baker for his biography of Leo Baeck, including personal documents; correspondence of Baeck with family members and others, including Martin Buber, Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich, Ismar Elbogen, Joseph Herman Hertz, Fritz Kaufmann, and Baron Hans-Hasso von Veltheim; manuscripts and clippings by and about Baeck; records of the Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland; an anonymous report about Theresienstadt; and other documents from the Nazi period from the Institut fuer Zeitgeschichte and elsewhere.
Dates: 1881-1977

Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden Collection

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Identifier: LBIJER 555
Abstract The file contains various documents pertaining to the activity of the Reich Representation of German Jews (Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden) and comprises ten folders.
Dates: 1933-1939, 1945-1983

Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden. Schulabteilung Collection

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Identifier: LBIJER 557
Abstract The file contains various documents pertaining to the educational activity of the Reich Representation of German Jews (Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden) and comprises six folders.
Dates: 1931-1939

Robert Weltsch Collection

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Identifier: LBIJER 865
Abstract The collection contains 181 letters and 29 photographs. It consists mainly of family correspondence, primarily of letters from Robert Weltsch to his sister Lise [Elisabeth] Weltsch mostly from the years 1909 to 1919.
Dates: 1900-1954; Majority of material found within 1909-1919

Ruben Weltsch Collection

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Identifier: AR 25370
Abstract This collection's diary, personal dedications, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertain to the legacy of Robert Weltsch, an eminent journalist, editor, and Zionist. The collection also documents the lives of Robert Weltsch’s family members including his wife Martha and their children, Ruben and Shoshanah, and the implications of their Jewish heritage on their choice to emigrate to Palestine amid the rise of Nazi Germany.
Dates: 1817-2006

Rudolph Seiden Collection

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Identifier: AR 406
Abstract The Rudolph Seiden Collection describes the life and work of Rudolph Seiden, who was a chemist and a Zionist activist. Included in this collection is personal and editorial correspondence regarding Judaism, Zionism, anti-Semitism and the proposed Jewish resettlement in Alaska in the 1930s. Unpublished manuscripts collected by Rudolph Seiden for the Foreign Authors’ Syndicate can be found in this collection as well as autographs from Max Brod, Lujo Brentano, Franz Oppenheimer, Erich Muehsam, Arthur Schnitzler and Otto Warburg.
Dates: 1840-1939; Majority of material found within 1916-1939

Steven S. Schwarzschild Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25376
Abstract The Steven Schwarzschild Collection documents professional activities of Steven S. Schwarzschild, researcher, philosopher, rabbi and teacher. It also documents (to a much smaller degree) the personal lives of Steven Schwarzschild and his wife Lily. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, notes, off prints, photographs, printed materials, and writings. Documents comprising the collection shed light on Steven Schwarzschild’s education, and reflect various aspects of Steven Schwarzschild’s involvement with Judaism, as leader of Jewish congregations in Fargo, North Dakota and Lynn, Massachusetts; his academic career, research and writings in the fields of philosophy and theology.
Dates: 1903-2000; Majority of material found within 1945-1989