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Identifier: AR 10514 / MF 502
Abstract The collection holds original documents pertaining to the personal, academic and professional life of Dr. Hermann Achtentuch. Also included are documents pertaining to his wife Paula née Kohn, and to their son, Herbert Achtentuch.
Identifier: AR 25016
Abstract This collection documents the business of Café Éclair and the lives of the Winter family. The collection contains reviews of the café, and a guestbook with signatures of Austrian and American intellectuals and artists. The collection also includes the Winter family's documents from Austria (work and academic records) as well as clippings from their arrival and residence in the United States.
Dates: 1899-2000; Majority of material found in 1920s-1930s, 1970s-2000
Identifier: AR 4817
Abstract This collection contains a number of Alfred Büchler's school papers from educational institutions in Vienna and Shanghai, as well as his German passport and a travel calendar from his emigration out of Austria.
Dates: 1934-1947, 1985, 1995-1996
Identifier: AR 6464
Abstract 4 books of handwritten poems
Identifier: AR 25333
Abstract The Altschuler and Weinberger Families Collection includes materials related to the history of these families prior to World War II as well as materials that shed light on the fate of various members of the Altschuler and Weinberger families during the Holocaust. The collection consists of correspondence, printed materials, documents, photographs, genealogical materials such as charts and family trees, stammbuch (most likely belonging to Helen Altschuler), and a handwritten cookbook.
Identifier: AR 10411
Abstract The collection holds Anny Bernstein’s correspondence, which she received from her family in Vienna, Austria and other places, while living in New York. Also included is an offprint with an article about Ann’s husband Frank Zwillinger (1909-1989).
Dates: 1916-1996; Majority of material found in 1939-1941
Identifier: AR 3095
Abstract Works by and about the writer Antoinette von Kahler.
Identifier: AR 25272
Abstract This collection holds the papers of Arthur and Ottilie (née Schnabl) Bleier. It primarily contains personal documents, such as educational and official papers. Prominent topics are Arthur Bleier's career as a physician and the Bleiers' internment in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp. In addition to the textual material, the collection holds some photographic material and some artifacts from the Holocaust, i.e. yellow stars and armbands.
Identifier: AR 11966
Abstract This collection documents Arthur and Vally Feigl of Vienna, Prague, and New York, and their family.
Identifier: AR 531
Abstract The collection consists entirely of autographs – letters, cards, postcards, notes, and one photograph – by Arthur Schnitzler to various friends and acquaintances, mainly in Austria and in Germany. The correspondence is private as well as professional (as an author) in nature.
Dates: 1880-1931, 1962
Identifier: AR 25152
Abstract This collection contains materials about the education of Benjamin Benedikt and his professional work as a teacher in Vienna.
Dates: 1897-1940; Majority of material found within 1900-1919
Identifier: AR 25672
Abstract The collection holds papers, photographs, documents and correspondence pertaining to four generations of the Altmann family. Topics of the collection are, among others, the lives of the family members in Austria-Hungary, in pre-war Austria, in the emigration process and in the United States. Part of the material focuses on the family’s genealogy. The collection comprises correspondence, memoirs, personal and official papers, family photographs, postcards and some notes.
Dates: 1916-1987; Majority of material found within 1933-1966
Identifier: AR 25222
Abstract This collection contains personal papers of Blanka Bardach née Falk (1910-2005). Born in Rogatica (today Bosnia and Herzegovina), Blanka became a dressmaker in Vienna and immigrated to the United States, settling in New York City. Materials include education records, letters of recommendation and certificates from employers, official documents issued from Austrian and U.S. authorities related to immigration, and a few financial records.
Identifier: AR 25132
Abstract This collection primarily includes documents related to the Blum family’s immigration to the United States from Vienna, Austria. The materials include correspondence, passports, emigration records, a marriage certificate, a U.S. Army Safe Conduct pass, identity cards, employment records, school report cards, and university enrollment records.
Dates: 1913-1965; Majority of material found within 1938-1947
Identifier: AR 25122
Abstract The Brüder Böhm Company Collection includes materials documenting the operations of the company that was involved in the production of hats and had plants in Vienna, Austria and Neutitschein, Czechoslovakia (now Nový Jicín, Czech Republic). There is also a small amount of personal materials pertaining to the lives of the owners of the company, the brothers Joseph and Victor Böhm and their cousin Richard Böhm, as well as some other members of the Böhm family.
Dates: 1910-1979; Majority of material found within 1938-1965
Identifier: AR 3940
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and two manuscripts by Alfred Julius Bruck about the Bruck family history.
Identifier: AR 10559
Abstract This collection contains materials by and about Carl A. Grosser (1912-1985) and his family. It includes correspondence, emigration materials and official and vital documents, and other materials. It also contains items about other members of Carl Grosser's family, including a family tree and materials about Grosser's father Oscar and mother Else.
Identifier: AR 7155 / MF 513
Abstract Correspondence, including letters from Leo Baeck, Salo Baron, Julie Braun-Vogelstein, Martin Buber, Werner Cahnmann, Max Dienemann, Ismar Elbogen, Erich Fromm, Hermann Fürnberg, Nahum Glatzer, Nahum Goldmann, Max Gruenewald, Max Grunwald, Siegfried Guggenheim, Ernest Jones, Hermann Kesten, Guido Kisch, Adolf Kober, Franz Kobler, Joachim Prinz, Lessing Rosenwald, Ingrid Warburg, Alma Mahler-Werfel, and Franz Werfel.
Identifier: AR 6411
Abstract The collection consists of research materials collected by Daniel Horn on anti-Semitism, ritual murder cases, etc. in Austria and specifically in Vienna, as well as on Zionism. The materials include Horn’s notes, excerpts from various publications, many manuscripts and a large amount of clippings, all either in original form or in photocopies.
Identifier: AR 4728
Abstract The collection contains 77 letters and essays by Daniel Lessmann. The letters start in 1813 when Daniel Lessmann was just 19 years old and they continue to the year 1831 when he died.
Dates: 1813-1904, 1979; Majority of material found within 1813-1831
Identifier: AR 25696
Abstract Vital records, education certificates, correspondence, as well as genealogical and other archival materials pertaining to the extended Dannhauser family. Also available are materials pertaining to Fred (Manfred) Roesler.
Dates: 1908-1996; Majority of material found in 1909-1939
Identifier: AR 25096
Abstract This collection comprises deportation lists from several German cities to Riga.
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
Identifier: RG 294.5
Abstract The collection is comprised of photographs of various provenances related to the lives of Jewish displaced persons (DPs) in the period immediately following the Second World War, from 1945 to 1952. The photographs pertain to DP camps and communities in the Allied occupation zones in Germany, Austria, and Italy, primarily those established by the American and British military, and administered by the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and, later, the International Refugee Organization. Diverse aspects of daily life among the DPs are depicted, such as school, work, recreation, and vocational training, including many activities sponsored by Jewish voluntary organizations, especially World ORT and the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Also depicted are cultural activities such as theater, children’s performances, Jewish holiday celebrations and parades, and commemorative events honoring those who died in the Holocaust. The photographs capture leaders of the Jewish DP zonal and camp committees, DP police, and Zionist living collectives (kibbutzim), as well as notable military, political, and cultural personalities of the period, such as Lucius D. Clay, Fiorello LaGuardia, David Ben-Gurion, Yitzhak Gruenbaum, and H. Leivick. The photographs also reflect political and historical developments, including the major congresses of the DP leaderships in Germany, Austria, and Italy; protest demonstrations concerning British policies regulating immigration to Palestine; and events held upon the founding of the state of Israel in 1948.
Dates: circa 1920s-1959; Majority of material found within 1945-1952
Found in: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Identifier: RG 294.6
Abstract This collection of posters includes approximately 1,000 rare or unique items pertaining to over 100 displaced persons (DP) camps and centers in Germany, Austria, and Italy, dating primarily from 1946 to 1952. Comprised of approximately 60% handpainted and 40% printed items, it includes posters produced by diverse Jewish groups within individual camps, such as administrative and cultural committees, sports clubs, Zionist and religious groups, and landsmanshaftn; as well as organizations active throughout the camps, including the Jewish central committees in the respective countries, the World ORT Union, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, the Jewish National Fund, and the Jewish Agency. A small number of items also document activities of the revived Jewish communities in the city centers of Munich and Vienna. Many of the posters use not only language but also color, graphic design, and pictorial and figurative elements to engage their audience with calls to entertainment, lectures, protests, and commemorations.
Dates: 1920-1926, 1939, 1946-1959, undated; Majority of material found within 1946-1952
Found in: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Identifier: AR 5452 / MF 842
Abstract Personal documents such as death, birth, marriage, and school certificates, wedding album of Elsa and Alfred Dukes, etc.
Dates: 1869 - 1948
Identifier: AR 25262
Abstract The Edith Neumann Collection describes the personal and professional life of the microbiologist Edith Neumann née Spitzer and several of her family members. Foremost her husband Frederick Neumann. The emigration from Austria and eventual immigration to the United States of Edith and Frederick Neumann is also documented here, as are significant events in her life. Documents in this collection include personal correspondence, official papers, notes, calendars, index cards, address books, photographs and other visual material, and clippings.
Dates: 1889-2002; Majority of material found within 1926-2002
Identifier: AR 25450
Abstract The Edith Neumann Estate Collection documents aspects of the microbiologist Edith Neumann's private life. Included is a large amount of personal correspondence to herself and her husband as well as documentation on the art collection of her father Alfred Spitzer. Other papers include correspondence of her husband Fritz Neumann with colleagues and his professor Martin Heidegger and some personal papers of Edith Neumann, primarily documenting her death.
Dates: 1879-2002; Majority of material found within 1938-1988
Identifier: AR 25704
Abstract The collection deals with Edmund H. Immergut's path of immigration from Austria to Shanghai and later to the United States. Based on correspondence and official documents, Edmund's struggle to become naturalized in the United States is presented in this collection.
Dates: 1928-1974; Majority of material found within 1946-1957
Identifier: AR 6553
Abstract The collection is primarily composed of school, university, and legal documents of Edmund Jerusalem. There are also some manuscripts on his biography and on the life of his friends and colleagues.
- Leo Baeck Institute 180
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 6
- Vienna (Austria) 185
- Correspondence 128
- Photographs 83
- New York (N.Y.) 60
- Clippings (information artifacts) 54
- Manuscripts (documents) 54
- Official documents 54
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 51
- Emigration and immigration 49
- Archival materials 34
- Genealogical tables 25
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 25
- Jewish families 22
- Jewish refugees 19
- Austria 18
- Berlin (Germany) 18
- Jews, Austrian 18
- Legal documents 13
- Diaries 12
- Memoirs 12 ∧ less
- English 135
- Hebrew 36
- French 32
- Polish 16
- Yiddish 15
- Czech 14
- Spanish; Castilian 14
- Hungarian 13
- Italian 12
- Chinese 6
- Latin 6
- Russian 6
- Danish 4
- Dutch; Flemish 4
- Portuguese 3
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 3
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 2
- Slovak 2
- Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE); Imperial Aramaic (700-300 BCE) 1 ∧ less
- Beer-Hofmann, Richard, 1866-1945 7
- Dachau (Concentration camp) 7
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 6
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 6
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 6
- United States. Army 5
- Universität Wien 5
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 3
- Galerie St. Etienne 3
- Grossberg, Mimi, 1905- 3
- Herz family 3
- International Refugee Organization 3
- Israelitische Kultusgemeinde Wien 3
- Kallir family 3
- Neumann, Edith, 1902-2002 3
- Schnitzler, Arthur, 1862-1931 3
- Spitzer, Alfred Alexander 3
- United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration 3
- Weiss family 3
- World ORT Union 3 ∧ less