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Identifier: AR 7176/MF 722
Abstract This collection contains material on Adolf and Albert Frank. Most of it is connected to Adolf Frank's career as a chemist and entrepreneur. The bulk of the material is business papers of various kinds, mostly minutes of meetings and correspondence. Notebooks and patent files can also be found. Prominent is material which shows Adolf Frank's role in the German wartime industry of World War I. Although most material is connected to Adolf Frank, information about Albert Frank is also included. Both are represented in personal papers that appear in the collection.
Abstract This collection consists of materials related to Adolf Lorch’s efforts to support the emigration of family members and others from Germany between 1934 and the early 1950s. The bulk is made up of correspondence and affidavits. Also included are other family papers, business correspondence, a biographical sketch, and a photograph of Lorch.
Dates: 1896-2013; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1941
Found in: American Jewish Historical Society
Identifier: LBIJER 768
Abstract The collection contains various documents pertaining to Akiva Ernst Simon.
Identifier: AR 25405
Abstract This collection primarily consists of letters written to Albert Bamberger from his parents and brother between 1938 and 1941. His mother was able to acquire an affidavit of support for one family member to immigrate to the United States from Germany, in 1938; Albert was chosen and settled in Baltimore. The letters mostly concern the (ultimately failed) emigration attempts of Bamberger's parents and brother. The collection also contains other correspondence as well as materials reflecting Bamberger's efforts to secure his family's immigration into the United States.
Dates: 1938-1947; Majority of material found within 1938-1941
Identifier: AR 7198
Abstract This collection contains materials about Kurt Alten, his parents Emil Aron and Selma Aron-Alten, and the family of his sister, Elli Loewenthal. The bulk consists of restitution files for Kurt Alten and Selma Aron-Alten. Other materials include documents about Kurt Alten and his family. Most of these are of an administrative or official nature. There are also documents about Alten's extended family and some genealogical information about the Aron and Cohn families. There is little personal material in this collection.
Dates: 1882-1968; Majority of material found within 1943-1967
Identifier: AR 3801
Abstract The collection contains a family tree of the Altschüler family of Grünstadt from 1760 to 1969, including birth, death, marriage, and emigration dates and locations. The family tree is accompanied by related correspondence. Also included is a certificate in memory of Henry Altschuler's work with the Jüdischen Jugendverein Ludwigshafen am Rhein.
Identifier: AR 4420
Abstract This collection consists mainly of responses to a 1944 questionnaire sent by the American Federation of Jews from Central Europe to collect information on the communal property owned by Jewish communities in Germany prior to November 1938. Materials include completed questionnaires, correspondence, lists of reporting congregations, addresses, charts of data collected, and a final report. A small amount of materials related to other functions of the Federation is also included.
Dates: 1942-2005; Majority of material found within 1944-1947
Identifier: AR 10519
Abstract This collection contains the correspondence and personal papers of Anne Fischer. The bulk of the material consists of nearly five decades of continuous correspondence between Anne Fischer and Hermann Simon. In addition, there is a very small amount of official documents of family members and a few photographs.
Dates: 1884-1982; Majority of material found within 1930-1978
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.
Identifier: AR 1884 / MF 733
Abstract This collection is composed of the papers of Arthur Bluhm, chief rabbi of Krefeld, Germany between 1928 and 1938, and rabbi of Temple B'nai Israel in Amarillo, Texas. It documents his professional life and also holds records related to the Krefeld Jewish Community and the Jews in Westphalia. In addition, the collection contains the papers of Abraham Sutro, chief rabbi of Westphalia from 1815-1869.
Identifier: AR 25381
Abstract This collection primarily consists of Arthur Lehmann's letters to Fanny Geck, written while he was in the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter (1944-1945) and in Niagara Falls, NY (1946-1947). It also contains a small amount of other correspondence, and some of Arthur Lehmann's writings.
Dates: 1926-1947; Majority of material found within 1944-1947
Identifier: AR 25496
Abstract This collection documents the history of the Lowy family of Berlin from the mid-1800s through the end of the twentieth century with a focus on Adolf Lowy (1878-1943) and his sons Erich (1916-2011) and Arthur (1921-1997). The collection includes family trees, correspondence, vital records, education records, military records, a diary from World War I, business records for the Hungarian wine merchants Dalchow & Löwy, emigration records, extensive clippings on Anti-Semitism, limited pieces of ephemera, a few photographs, one negative, and a play script.
Identifier: AR 25217 / MF 1031
Abstract The Babette B. Buch Collection documents the life, philosophies, and literary career of the writer Babette B. Buch. Included in this collection are numerous unpublished manuscripts, some personal correspondence, and a small amount of clippings and photographs.
Dates: 1939-1982; Majority of material found within 1942-1966
Identifier: AR 25545
Abstract The Baerwald Family Correspondence Collection primarily consists of a bound volume of handwritten correspondence of members of the Baerwald and related families. The correspondence is arranged chronologically, and dates from 1889 through 1919, with a gap between 1908 and 1919 and only a few letters from each year. The bulk of the correspondence is from Hermann Baerwald, director of the Philanthropin School in Frankfurt am Main, to his sons Paul and Emil and especially to his son-in-law Johannes Behrendt (called Hans) and daughter Elise (called Lieschen), although letters of other extended family members are also present.
Identifier: AR 11997
Abstract Correspondence to the Bamberger family in Fort Scott, Kansas, 1931-1942.
Identifier: LBIJER 830
Abstract The collection contains various materials pertaining to the historical research conducted by Baruch Ophir, and comprises three folders.
Identifier: AR 25250
Abstract The Bauer-Gross Family collection consists of family papers, various documents, and photographs. Prominent topics are emigration from Germany, the family history, and Meta Bauer. The collection comprises correspondence, immigration papers, an academic confirmation, newspapers, a report, a manuscript, medical documents, identification documents, military papers, a birth certificate, an award certificate, obituaries, and a prenuptial agreement.
Dates: 1877-1974; Majority of material found within 1930s
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.
Identifier: AR 25795
Abstract The Bernard Eckstein Addenda Collection focuses on providing documentation of the life of the chemist Bernard Eckstein, especially his early life in Ulm, Germany, his education in England and the United States, and his military service during World War II. Documentation of the lives of his parents, brother, and other family members are also present. The collection includes official and personal documents, scrapbooks, family correspondence, biographical and autobiographical narratives, photographs, military documents, newspaper clippings, and other documents.
Dates: 1872-2018; Majority of material found in 1938-1946; 1990-2012
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.
Identifier: AR 3945
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to Bertha Badt-Strauss from various writers and friends between 1940 and 1969. The letters deal with topics related to emigration/immigration, Judaism, Zionism and publishing opportunities in the United States and Mexico. Included are manuscripts, poems, photographs and clippings of Badt-Strauss's correspondents, as well as some of her own writings.
Dates: 1935-2011; Majority of material found within 1940-1969
Identifier: AR 25462
Abstract This collection holds the letters, postcards and holiday greetings of Irene Adler and Maria Hagenmeyer. Prominent topics are Irene Adler's everyday life and matters of the Adler and Hagenmeyer families.
Identifier: AR 3894 / MF 813
Abstract 28 copybooks with varying pages, handwritten and typed, containing the poetic writings in German of Bruno Ungerleider; 1908-1937
Identifier: LBIJER 273
Abstract The collection consists of material pertaining to Cheskel Zwi Kloetzel and his work.
Identifier: AR 10453 / MF 631
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of original and published writings by and about the historian and journalist C.C. Aronsfeld, touching on many aspects of German-Jewish relations.
Identifier: LBIJER 1016
Abstract The Collection contains correspondence of CENTRA, the Council of Jews from Germany, the Irgun Olej Merkaz Europa, the Leo Baeck Institute in Jerusalem, and others. Topics include the Spanish translations of LBI publications and the collaboration of the Council of Jews from Germany with CENTRA. Mentioned is the possibility of establishing a permanent representation of the Leo Baeck Institute in Buenos Aires. A point of concern is the preservation of the German-Jewish heritage in Latin American congregations and organizations of CENTRA. Included are various materials on CENTRA's congresses as well as completed questionnaires about the German-Jewish communities and institutions in South America.
Identifier: AR 11627
Abstract The collection contains correspondence regarding the Chambré family, accompanied by notes and clippings on the Jewish community and Chambré family of Lich (Hesse). Also included is an illustrated yahrzeit reminder for Carl Chambré.
Identifier: AR 10746
Abstract The collection contains a compilation of letters sent to Charles Leigh (formerly Karlheinz Liebenau) and his sister Helga in England, where they had immigrated via Kindertransport, from their parents Max Liebenau and Dora Liebenau née Simke in Berlin. The letters are dated from May 1939, the time of their arrival in England, to November 1941, when their parents were deported to Riga. Photocopies of the original correspondence are accompanied by English translations.
Identifier: AR 2402
Abstract This collection is comprised of papers of the writer Clementine Kraemer. Although it is primarily composed of examples of her writing, including both poetry and prose, it also includes personal documents and correspondence, as well as a detailed biography.
Identifier: AR 25247
Abstract This collection contains records of the German-Jewish Orthodox Congregation Ohav Sholaum of Washington Heights, New York, such as by-laws, correspondence of its long-time rabbi, Ralph Neuhaus, and documents relating to its charitable organization Gemiluth Chessed of Washington Heights. It also includes sheet music used by the congregation's choir.
Dates: 1944-2005; Majority of material found within 1952-1960s
- Leo Baeck Institute 179
- American Jewish Historical Society 3
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 1
- Jews, German 132
- Correspondence 125
- Clippings (information artifacts) 71
- Manuscripts (documents) 70
- Photographs 70
- Berlin (Germany) 40
- Genealogical tables 38
- Jews, German -- United States -- Biography 37
- New York (N.Y.) 37
- Official documents 33
- Archival materials 30
- Emigration and immigration 30
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 27
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 25
- Jewish families 22
- Notes (documents) 22
- Jews -- Persecutions -- Germany 21
- Articles 18
- Diaries 18
- Jews -- Germany -- History -- 20th century 18 ∧ less
- English 139
- Hebrew 58
- French 37
- Spanish; Castilian 13
- Latin 10
- Dutch; Flemish 9
- Italian 8
- Czech 6
- Yiddish 6
- Russian 5
- Polish 4
- Portuguese 4
- Chinese 3
- Danish 2
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 2
- Hungarian 2
- Japanese 2
- Swedish 2
- Arabic 1 ∧ less
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 10
- American Federation of Jews from Central Europe 7
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 6
- Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen Glaubens 5
- Council of Jews from Germany 5
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 5
- Jewish National Fund 5
- Rothschild, Eli 5
- Irgun ʻole Merkaz Eropah 4
- Kartell Jüdischer Verbindungen 4
- Reichmann, Hans, 1900-1964 4
- B'nai B'rith 3
- Cahnman, Werner J. (Werner Jacob), 1902-1980 3
- Lazarus, Moritz, 1824-1903 3
- Levi family 3
- Moses, Siegfried, 1887- 3
- Pinner, Ludwig 3
- Reichsbund Jüdischer Frontsoldaten 3
- Rosen, Pinchas, 1887-1978 3
- Adass Jisroel (Berlin, Germany) 2 ∧ less