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Arons Family, Berlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5610
Abstract Various archival materials pertaining mainly to the banking firm Gebrüder Arons as well as to Paul Arons, his wife Gertrud née Bleichröder, and to his father Albert Arons. Also mentioned are members of the related Arons, Bleichröder, Goldschmidt and Salomon families.
Dates: 1805-1936, 1964

Bleichröder Family Trees Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6410
Abstract This collection contains a variety of genealogical materials, largely concerning the descendents of Julius Bleichröder (1828-1907) and various related families. The materials take the form of family tree diagrams, genealogical tables and charts, as well as a couple of narrative accounts of the family history. They cover a period roughly from the early 18th century through the late 20th century.
Dates: 1907-1994

Bueding Family Collection

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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

Carol Davidson Baird Collection

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Identifier: AR 10302
Abstract The Carol Davidson Baird Papers contain documentation of her family history. The collection includes copies of photographs, certificates and letters of various family members since 1862. It also contains genealogical charts reaching back to the 15th century.
Dates: 1755-2002; Majority of material found within 1918-1988

Gertrude Guckenheimer Collection

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Identifier: AR 10042
Abstract This collection documents the family history and restitution claims of Gertrude Guckenheimer née Goldschmidt (1916-2003) and her husband Ludwig Guckenheimer (1911-1991). Half of the collection relates to the family histories and family businesses of Gertrude and Ludwig, while the other half documents the restitution claims brought by them and their family members. Included are family trees, birth, marriage, and death certificates, inheritance documents, business contracts, and personal and business correspondence, bank records, official and legal documents concerning restitution claims, and a few photographs. The history of the family businesses Herz Hachenburger Sohn and Max Baer Söhne are well documented in contracts and correspondence.
Dates: 1819-1997

Goldschmidt Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25452
Abstract This collection contains papers of several members of the Goldschmidt family of Bremen and Kirchweyhe, including Simon Samuel Goldschmidt, his son Sally, grandson Richard and great-grandson Heinz. Papers include both business, legal and real estate records as well as more personal items, such as marriage certificates, documents on wills and inheritances, a few photographs and some letters. Identification papers and various certificates, such as those relating to education, health, military service and professional activities will also be found here.
Dates: 1835-1938; Majority of material found within 1850-1906

Goldschmidt-Schloessinger Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25043 / MF 986
Abstract Documents, photographs, and paintings related to the Goldschmidt Schlesinger family. Material related to the Schloessinger-Wuerzburger and the Goldschmidt-Bock families. Documents related to the Jewish community in Frankfurt.
Dates: 1520-1980

Goldschmidt-Stierstadt Family Collection, Witzenhausen

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Identifier: AR 164
Abstract This collection contains official documents, vital records, family trees, correspondence, original and photocopied photographs, ephemera, historical documentation and family papers pertaining to the Goldschmidt-Stierstadt Family of Witzenhausen.
Dates: 1835-2001; Majority of material found within 1875-1941

Hanns Jäger-Sunstenau Collection

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Identifier: AR 1768
Abstract This collection contains handwritten family trees and short typed reports compiled by Hanns Jäger-Sunstenau on the Anhauch, Arnstein, Eichthal, Fould, Goldschmidt, Haber, Königswarter, Morpurgo, Rothschild, and Schnapper families. All of these families were elevated into the nobility. The reports provide vital information on individual family members, a short abstract history of the family, and information on the circumstances of the family's ennoblement.
Dates: 1957-1962

Irene E. Newhouse Collection

 Collection
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

Joseph W. Eaton Collection

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Identifier: AR 10028
Abstract Joseph Eaton (born Josef Wechsler) was an American sociologist at the University of Pittsburgh and a German-Jewish immigrant who arrived in the United States as a child in 1934. The collection primarily comprises correspondence, writings, clippings, ephemera, and photocopied archival materials related to Eaton's genealogical research in the Bavarian localities of Schwabach, Nuremberg, Fürth, and Theilheim (Waigolshausen), including materials pertaining to the history of the Jewish communities in those localities, as well as specifically to Eaton's own immediate family and his ancestors of the Wechsler, Rosenbaum, and Goldschmidt families. Included are materials related to Eaton's travels to those localities in the context of programs hosting former Jewish residents and commemorating the Holocaust and the German-Jewish communities that were destroyed. A small portion of the collection pertains to Eaton's scholarly interest in the experiences of Jewish communists in East German society, including transcripts and/or audio files of two interviews he conducted with Hermann Axen, a Jewish concentration camp survivor who from the 1970s until 1989 was a member of the Politburo of the ruling Socialist Unity Party.
Dates: 1597, 1704-1894, 1944-2008; Majority of material found within 1966-2008

Kaulla Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 496
Abstract The Kaulla Family Collection holds materials on Kaulla genealogy along with some family papers and articles on the family. It includes family trees, articles, clippings, correspondence, manuscripts and notes.
Dates: 1836-1996; Majority of material found within 1900-1964

Patricia H. Weiner Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25532
Abstract The collection contains family trees, family histories, biographical notes, correspondence, and photographs pertaining to the Goldschmidt-Oldenburg, Frankel, Oppenheimer, Hochschild, Buxbaum, and Markus families.
Dates: circa 2002

Records of the Krotoszyn Jewish Community Council

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Identifier: RG 14
Abstract The collection comprises a portion of the records of the Jewish community of Krotoszyn, known in German as Krotoschin. The records span the years 1828 to 1919, when the town was part of the Posen (Poznań) region of Prussia and, after 1871, of the German Empire; in 1919, it became part of newly independent Poland. The records are mainly those of the Jewish communal administration, or council, of Krotoschin, along with some records kept by communal voluntary associations, or, in one instance, the teacher of the Jewish elementary school. The collection consists predominantly of correspondence and minutes, with inclusion in some periods of documents such as tax lists and lists of eligible voters; records concerning charitable aid to community members and donations to external causes; and other types of documents, including insurance policies, mortgage records, debt repayment plan, and drawings/plans of property. Highlights include records related to property damage in a town fire of 1827; documentation of income and expenses for the year 1835; records of communal elections, 1834-1872; correspondence concerning marriages, 1838-1841, and requests for death certificates, 1834-1858; a small amount of material pertaining to the religious school, circa 1880s-1902; correspondence with regimental commanders of the German army regarding Jewish soldiers from the Krotoschin area, 1891-1910; applications for the position of rabbi, 1895, and cantor/shochet, 1904-1910; and continuous proceedings of the communal council in the period 1905 to 1913.
Dates: 1828-1919

Salomon Benedikt Goldschmidt Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 100
Abstract The Salomon Benedikt Goldschmidt Family Collection encompasses family papers and genealogical information on the family, documenting several generations of the Goldschmidt family as well as the related Porges von Portheim family. Included are short memoirs and diaries along with official and legal documents and two genealogical works with numerous family trees. Other items include account books, newspaper clippings, and a few letters and photographs.
Dates: 1829-1970; Majority of material found within 1830-1880