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Albert Ladenburg Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25373
Abstract This collection contains materials relating to the Ladenburg family of Mannheim, primarily chemist Albert Ladenburg. It includes clippings and articles, diaries, personal ephemera, and a collection of bills and Notgeld from the Weimar-era hyperinflation.
Dates: 1834-1972

Alfred Philippson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3245 / MF 461
Abstract The collection contains numerous personal papers, manuscripts and correspondence with explorers and geographers. The personal papers follow Philippson’s career as professor in Bonn and in Halle.
Dates: 1872-1953

Alois A.F. Marcus Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25297
Abstract This collection consists of family and education documents, correspondence and genealogical materials, such as passports, report cards, burial plots and confirmation speeches.
Dates: 1806-1941; Majority of material found within 1908-1941

Arnold Taenzer Collection

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Identifier: AR 485
Abstract The Arnold Tänzer Collection documents the work and life of this German rabbi. Prominent topics of this collection include Moritz Lazarus, Jews in the German military, and the Jewish communities of Göppingen and Württemberg. The papers consist of manuscripts, official documents, diaries, correspondence, clippings, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1904-1996

Arthur Prinz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5103 / MF 681
Abstract This collection documents the life and work of the economist Arthur Prinz. It is comprised of correspondence, documents, diaries, clippings, research notes, index cards, and books and offprints. Information on various topics, especially immigration and emigration during the 1930s, Jews and the German economy, and Marxist economics will also be found here.
Dates: 1908-1982

Autobiographies of Jewish Youth in Poland

 Collection
Identifier: RG 4
Abstract The collection consists of more than 300 autobiographies and supplementary biographical materials, such as correspondence, diaries, and documents collected by YIVO in the interest of Jewish youth research. The autobiographies were assembled through public competitions in 1932, 1934, and 1939 directed at Jewish youth aged 16-22. The collection also contains records of the contest, including lists of the contestants, correspondence with them, reports and clippings.
Dates: 1905-1940; Majority of material found within 1932-1939

Bernhard Bardach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6632
Abstract The Bernhard Bardach Collection describes mainly the career of a staff physician with the Austro-Hungarian army through educational and financial documents, photographs, and military decorations. Most importantly, Dr. Bardach kept a diary throughout his service in WW I. (see ME 1164)
Dates: 1887-1945, 1994, 2015

Blanca Lebzelter Collection

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Identifier: AR 25437
Abstract The documents and journals describe Blanca Lebzelter's life in post WWII Romania and recount some of the tragedies and events she experienced during the war, both prior to her deportation and during her time in Transnistria. Journal 1 has not been found.
Dates: 1942-1961

Bär-Oppenheimer Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 7044 / MF 739
Abstract This collection holds the papers of members of the Bär and Oppenheimer families from Bruchsal, Germany. It documents the history of the two families as well as the Bär leather distribution company and Oppenheimer woolens factory. Included in this collection are business and personal correspondence, personal papers, financial records, family trees and a few newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1841-1981; Majority of material found within 1926-1958

Braun Family Collection, Nuremberg

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6278
Abstract This collection contains papers of various members of the Braun family of Nuremberg, as well as the related Bernhard, Busse and Orfali families. Included are a variety of materials: diaries, household budget and account books, lists, travel diaries, poetry, correspondence, family trees, sketchbooks and a few official papers.
Dates: 1895-2001; Majority of material found within 1905-1939

Bruck-Jacobson Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25579
Abstract The Bruck-Jacobson Family Collection holds documentation of and genealogical research on this family as well as of members of the related Bruck and Flato families. The collection includes official papers, genealogical notes and family trees, personal and educational papers, receipts, paper currency, research notes, certificates, a handwritten cookbook and a handwritten housekeeping manual, a diary, photographs, and a sketch of a family residence.
Dates: 1868-2012

Bruno Weil Collection

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Identifier: AR 7108 / MF 516
Abstract This collection includes historical and genealogical information about the Weil family. Also included is correspondence regarding Bruno Weil's restitution case as well as the organization of Nazi persecution victims. World War I diaries and manuscripts of books written by Weil are also part of the collection.
Dates: 1854-1972

Burack Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10193
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and clippings on the Burack Family, as well as Siegfried Burack's World War I journal.
Dates: 1916-1996

Carl Jaburg Collection

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Identifier: AR 10067
Abstract This collection contains family papers, mostly vital records documents, and some genealogical materials pertaining to the Jaburg/Judas and their relatives in the Bloch and Lion families.
Dates: 1822-1980

Charlotte Levinger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1270
Abstract This collection contains manuscripts, speeches, and photo albums relating to the Olga Stern Haus, a retirement home for Jewish seniors in Berlin-Grunewald, as well as various other manuscripts and essays.
Dates: circa 1904-1961

Claire Sinnreich Collection

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Identifier: AR 5102 / MM 132
Abstract This collection contains Sinnreich's diaries, poetry, and correspondence, which have been compiled and transcribed to typescript by her spouse Nathan Sinnreich.
Dates: 1927-1980

David Friedman Collection

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Identifier: AR 6988/MF 742
Abstract David Friedman (Friedmann; 1893-1980) was an artist in Berlin. During the Nazi Holocaust, he was incarcerated in the Lodz Ghetto and Auschwitz. He resumed his artistic career immediately after the war and then immigrated to the United States. His papers include artwork, memoirs, and essays focusing on his experiences in the Holocaust.
Dates: 1910-2007

Deutsch-Edel Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25826
Abstract This collection contains the papers of the Deutsch-Edel family, originally from Vienna, and in particular the family of Georg and Sabina Deutsch and their children. The bulk of the collection – dating 1940 to 1990 -- is correspondence, but there are also large sections of educational and immigration records, as well as memoirs documenting the history of the family authored by George Deutsch. The collection documents the lives of family members in Vienna, including their educational and professional lives, up to the time of the Nazi annexation of Austria and the flight of different members of the family to England and the United States. Post-World War II materials (the largest portion) consist mostly of correspondence between Thomas Deutsch and his parents, and material pertaining to Thomas’s academic career and travel.
Dates: 1895-2006; Majority of material found within 1950-1980

[Diaries of Berta Emilie Kuckertz]

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Identifier: ME 1626 / MM IV 13
Abstract Berta Emilie Kuckertz, née Frank was born in Germany, the daughter of a Jewish father. The family lived in Cologne, where they survived the Nazi regime and World War II.
Dates: 1940-1945

Diaries of Yehuda Bacon

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Identifier: LBI-JMB-2015.1
Abstract This collection holds the diaries of the Israeli artist Yehuda Bacon.
Dates: 1945-2015

Diary of Berta Hellmann

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Identifier: AR 53
Abstract Diary kept by Berta Hellmann during World War I. The diary discusses Hellmann's work with the Bahnhofpflege Ulm during the war, as well as important events during the war and its immediate aftermath. Included are clippings, photographs, letters, postcards, and circulars. The diary is accompanied by a biographical sketch.
Dates: 1914-1919

Dolly Haas Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25447
Abstract The Dolly Haas Family Collection documents the significant events in the lives of several Haas family members and it also contains some details of the early career of Dolly Haas. About half the collection consists of family correspondence. In addition there are a diary, wedding papers of Charles and Margarethe Haas, photographs, educational certificates of Dolly Haas and her sister Margarete, some articles, and various other family documents.
Dates: 1883-2011; Majority of material found within 1901-1935

Edgar and Brigitte Bodenheimer Collection

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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

Edna Ehrlich Collection: Personal Life, Professional Work and Music Interests

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Identifier: AR 25697
Abstract The Edna Ehrlich Collection: Personal Life, Professional Work and Music Interests is an extension of the Edna Ehrlich Papers (AR 25639). This collection includes material on the beginnings of the relationship of Edna and Otto Ehrlich prior to their marriage, on Edna Ehrlich’s friendships and personal life, and on her work as a promoter of Asian music in New York. It also includes a small amount of papers related to her professional work.
Dates: 1941-2015; Majority of material found within 1941-1944, 1985-2001

Eduard Strauss Collection

 Collection
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

Elizabeth W. Trahan Collection

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Identifier: AR 25038
Abstract The Elizabeth W. Trahan Collection documents the personal and professional life of Elizabeth Welt Trahan, who was active as a scholar and writer and taught for several years at various universities in the U.S. Her autobiographical materials, such as her diary, reflect her personal view on Vienna, Austria during World War II. Other papers include personal documents, correspondence, a diary and other autobiographical manuscripts.
Dates: 1913-2009; Majority of material found within 1939-1947

Ellis Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25722
Abstract The Ellis Family Collection consists of the papers of John and Eva Ellis and of many of their related family members. The collection has a particular focus on the education, marriage, and emigration of John (born Hans Elias) and Eva (née Steinitz), with further documentation of the couple's early lives and later professions. In addition, the collection holds a great deal of information on their extended families, with material on the related Elias, Steinitz/ Samuel, Fein, Goldschmidt, Eschwege, Mindus, and related families, including documentation of individual family members and the families in general and their histories. The collection includes extensive family and personal correspondence, official documents and correspondence, personal and professional writing, educational certificates, immigration documentation, photographs and photo albums, family trees and narratives of family history, and other documentation.
Dates: 1830-2009; Majority of material found within 1930-1941

Emigration Collection

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Identifier: AR 1989 / MF 894 / MM 129
Abstract Emigration 1864-1952: This collection - encompassing about 90 years - contains papers about the situation and persecution of Jews in Eastern European countries (Russia, Poland, Roumania, Bulgaria, Lithuania). Papers describe the activities of various relief organizations. There are more than 170 papers (ca.900 pages), about half of them written in German, about 30 each in French or English, over 20 in Yiddish and some in Polish. A printed appeal of the Reichsausschuss fuer Russisch-Juedische Fluechtlingshilfe, Berlin (1929) carries among others the signatures of Leo Baeck and ALbert Einstein. (VI, 16).
Dates: 1864-1995

Eric W. Zielenziger Collection

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Identifier: AR 25390
Abstract The Eric Zielenziger Collection includes materials dealing with various members of the Zielenziger family. The bulk of the collection consists of Ruth Zielenziger’s teaching materials. Materials dealing with other members of the family include vital and school documents, certificates, financial documents, some family correspondence, genealogical tables, and a large number of Kurt Zielenziger’s manuscripts.
Dates: 1890-2010

Erica Furnberg Collection

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Identifier: AR 10807
Abstract The collection consists of the correspondence, personal documents and family photos of Erica Furnberg, her mother, and daughter. A large part of the correspondence deals with Erica's attempts to help her sister Magda to emigrate from France to the USA.
Dates: 1881-1998; Majority of material found within 1887-1969

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