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Consists of letters patent for two of Kaufman's inventions: a Hebrew language game, and a mechanical pencil.
The collection pertains primarily to Fraydele Oysher's career as a stage and radio show performer. Included is correspondence of a professional and personal nature in English and Yiddish, 1944-1997. Clippings in English, Hebrew, Romanian, Spanish, and Yiddish, 1933-2004. Promotional materials, film reviews, playscripts, playbills, performance programs, leaflets, bulletins, and posters in English and Yiddish, 1933-1991. Publicity photos. Legal contracts, 1948-1964. Miscellaneous personal materials, 1953-1963. Music catalogs, song books and song lyrics in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish. The collection also features materials pertaining to Fraydele Oysher's older brother, Moishe Oysher, including a typed biography; correspondence (1940-1943); an article from Jewish Currents, 1985; a list of selected songs; flyers; programs; playbills; and performance tickets in English and Yiddish. Among the numerous performances in which Fraydele Oysher appeared that are featured in the collection are: A khazendl oyf Shabes (A Little Cantor on the Sabbath); Fraydeles khasene (Fraydele's Wedding); It's Never Too Late for Happiness; The Little Queen; and The Golden Girl.
This collection contains material by and about the family of German-Jewish physician Richard Koch, collected by his daughter Naomi Laqueur. In the 1930s Richard and Maria Koch and their five children left Germany for the Soviet Union, Israel, England, and the United States. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence sent to Laqueur from her parents and her siblings. Spanning the 1930s to the 1970s, the letters paint a rich portrait of the differences in mid 20th-century life in the Soviet Union, Israel, England, and the United States. Additional correspondence includes letters from Laqueur’s friends and extended family, and correspondence between other family members. The collection also documents Richard Koch’s professional activities as a physician, and additionally contains some of his poems and portions of a memoir. It also has materials about friends and relatives, a collection of Alfred Koch’s love poems from the 1910s, and photographs.
The Richard Lebrecht Collection includes genealogical and other types of materials pertaining to the Lebrecht, Gutmann, and Einstein families as well as materials dealing with the personal life and professional activities of Richard Lebrecht. The collection includes a wealth of original genealogical materials such as charts, tables, documents, photographs, and correspondence as well as materials pertaining to Richard Lebrecht.
The Papers of Riv-Ellen Prell contain research, fieldwork, and correspondence she conducted to fulfill her graduate work in Anthropology at the University of Chicago. Prell later expanded on this work with further research and wrote a book on the Havurah Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. The papers primarily encompass the field notes and interviews she engaged in while observing the Westwood Free Minyan in Los Angeles.
This collection documents the lives of members of the Hildesheimer and Halberstadt (later Halden) families, including the Orthodox rabbi Israel Hildesheimer. It largely consists of official documents of family members, but also holds manuscripts, correspondence, Haggadahs, and a cookbook. Of particular interest may be the detailed manuscripts by family members concerning a visit to Palestine in 1933 and childhood memories of life in a rabbinical family in Eisenstadt.
Robert Raphael Geis (1906-1972) was a rabbi, educator, and Jewish theologian. He identified strongly with German liberal Judaism, but his keen interest in Jewish studies brought him close to leaders of conservative Judaism as well. Before the Second World War Robert Raphael Geis worked as a rabbi for the youth and Religion teacher in Munich and Mannheim, and as a rabbi in Kassel, Germany. After the war he served as a rabbi in Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Germany. In the early 1960s, Raphael Robert Geis became engaged in the dialog of Protestant and Jewish theologians. The Robert Raphael Geis collection consists mainly of correspondence and writings. There are only a few personal documents. The writings consist of newspaper articles, reviews of books on Jewish topics and sermons for major Jewish holidays. The correspondence has two main foci: the periods before and after the Second World War. The first period is characterized by letters written by various leading figures of Jewish communities in Germany and is concerned with employment opportunities for young rabbis, as well as insights into inner workings of congregations. A large amount of letters from this period also come from Robert Raphael Geis' students. The correspondence written after the war centers on theological matters and the workings of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft der "Juden und Christen" (Working Group of "Jews and Christians").
The Robert Rifkind Papers document the Jewish philanthropic and lobbying activities of Robert Singer Rifkind. Robert Rifkind was born in New York City in 1936 and became a partner at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine and Moore in 1971. He served on the boards of many Jewish philanthropic and activist organizations, including the American Jewish Committee, the Jewish Theological Seminary and the Schechter Institute for Jewish Studies. The collection includes correspondence, photographs and publications from Rifkind’s involvement in these and other organizations, primarily dating from the 1980s to the 2010s.
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.
Correspondence with family members and with other individuals; correspondence of Weltsch as editor of Juedische Rundschau and Juedische Welt-Rundschau; correspondence on Zionist affairs; personal papers of Robert Weltsch and other family members; manuscripts and other material on Jewish life in Prague; speeches, reports, essays, and journalistic dispatches by Weltsch on Zionism, Jewish-Arab and Jewish-German relations, displaced persons in post-World War II Europe, the Nuremberg war crimes trials, and the founding of the State of Israel; clippings of articles by Weltsch; clippings and manuscripts by others on Zionism and Jewish affairs; records of the Komitee fuer den Osten concerning the situation of East European Jewry at the end of World War I; records of the Verband Juedischer Studentenvereine in Deutschland from the 1920s and of the Jewish student fraternity Bar Kochba, Prague, including reports, minutes, membership lists, and correspondence of its Israeli alumni association; correspondence and minutes of Brith Shalom, an organization which favored Arab-Jewish cooperation and a bi-national state, and Ha-Poel Ha-Zair, a Zionist labor party; correspondence of the Zionistische Vereinigung fuer Deutschland and of Aliyah Hadasha, a German-Jewish party in the Yishuv; papers of Solomon Adler-Rudel; correspondence and other material on the Evian Conference and on emigration from Nazi Germany in the 1930s and from German-occupied Europe during World War II, including reports of the Movement for the Care of Children from Germany; research notes and manuscripts by Adler Rudel for his biography of Baron Maurice de Hirsch; manuscript: "Max Brod and his Age". 1969; lecture on the development of Jewish consciousness in a western, educated, assimilated man.
The Robison Family Fapers reflect various activities of Adolf C. and Ann Green Robison in civic organizations, Jewish communal life, Jewish national and international affairs, and individually in the arts. The collection contains information on the origins of the United Nations; and on aid to Israel before, during, and after the War of Independence. The materials include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, financial documents, newspaper clippings, photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, musical scores, and play scripts.
The collection contains materials pertaining to the Rosenberg-Aronheim family and Nora Kronstein-Rosen.
The Rosenfeld Family Collection comprises several generations of official and personal papers of this family of cantors and physicians. Included are a large number of certificates and other official documents from government and military offices, religious authorities, and academic and professional institutions. There are also a few family letters and essays, notes, family trees and genealogical descriptions and various other material.
This collection contains papers of the ancestors of Franz Rosenzweig. Included are vital certificates, marriage and engagement contracts, school papers, military papers, letters, poems, photos, and clippings concerning members of the Rosenzweig, Ehrenberg, and Eisenberg families. There is also correspondence of Adam Rosenzweig, including letters from Samuel Meyer Ehrenberg and Leopold Zunz.
Correspondence between Nahum N. Glatzer and members of Franz Rosenzweig’s family.
The collection contains various material pertaining to the Rosin family and comprises 12 folders.
The Rudolf Joseph Collection consists mainly of documents pertaining to his architectural work and research in Germany, France and the United States.
This collection consists of the research materials, published writings, and correspondence of Ruth Fredman Cernea—largely relating to the Jewish community of Burma. Materials include research questionnaires, correspondence with Jews in or from Burma, photocopies of archival documents, and collected academic writings and clippings related to her research. There is also a series of correspondence and records of B'nei B'rith Hillel foreign student services. The collection is primarily in English, with a few outstanding documents in Hebrew and Burmese.
The collection contains the personal writings of Ruth Freund (née Joachimsthal), in the form of 41 diaries and four notebooks, and comprises of two boxes.
The collection contains a brief essay by Ruth Knox née Liebermensch regarding her childhood in Mannheim and emigration from Germany; song printed on the occasion of the wedding of Samuel Liebermensch and Gisela Schiff; and sheet music edited by Samuel Liebermensch, entitled "Lieder des jüdischen Hauses."
This collection contains over 2,000 Yiddish songs performed by some of the most extraordinary traditional singers of the 20th century, including the renowned vocalist and scholar Ruth Rubin herself.
Ruth Rubin's entire life's work can be found in this collection: field recordings recorded by Rubin between 1946 and the 1970s on 78rpm acetate discs, reel-to-reel tapes and cassettes, lectures, concerts, radio interviews, videos, notes, correspondence, manuscripts and published materials.
The Salier Family Collection holds papers of members of the Salier family as well as related families, such as the Alexander, Lipmann, and Lehmann families. The collection consists primarily of official, educational, and professional documents of family members, along with a small amount of family correspondence, a few photographs, family writing, newspaper clippings and articles, a cookbook, and a friendship album.
This collection contains a number of Kaiserslautern Rabbi Sally Baron's homiletic writings and notebooks, as well as a small number of his documents and papers.
This collection contains the papers of Sallyann Amdur Sack, “The Godmother” of Jewish Genealogy. In 1980, Sack founded the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington (JGSGW); in 1984, she organized the First International Seminar on Jewish Genealogy in Jerusalem, Israel; and in 1985, she co-founded AVOTAYNU: The International Review of Jewish Genealogy, known as “The Voice” of Jewish Genealogy research. These papers chronicle Dr. Sack’s groundbreaking work, which ranges from the early 1980s through 2007. The collection contains correspondence, conference and seminar materials, planning and research papers, as well as photographs and audio/visual material.
The collection from the estate of Salomon Baer Spiro holds two volumes of bound manuscripts containing the Hebrew writings and religious interpretations of rabbis and community members in Silesia. Also included are explanatory notes for the manuscripts and one of its authors - Joseph the Preacher, as well as loose leaves found between the manuscript pages.
The Salomons-Fox family collection documents the lives of various family members of the extended Salomons-Fox family. Topics of the collection are the education; the emigration or attempted emigration to the United States, the establishment of a new life in America; and the professional career of the individuals represented in the collection. An extensive amount of the collection focusses on the artistic career and life of Dave Fox. Also included are papers pertaining to the circus artist and actor, Jackie (Leo) Gerlich, who appeared in the 1939 movie “The Wizard of Oz."
The core of the collection is a compilation of letters of the Salomonsohn family, mostly surrounding Gedalja Salomonsohn's untimely death. Correspondents include Gedalja Salomonsohn, his wife, Ernestine Salomonsohn, his parents, Rabbi Schachne and Rachel, and others. Also included are essays and letters by Rabbi Schachne and others on religious law, as well as documents, translations of twelve letters into English and German, a family tree compiled from the information in the letters, and a thorough summary description of the collection.
The Sampson Engoren Papers provide information on some of the work of the Jewish artist and architect. Most of the material in this collection pertains to Engoren's work, but there are also a few biographical documents as well. Although the majority of documents in this collection are large sketches, the collection also contains clippings, photographs, notes, and a log book.
The collection contains primarily clippings and other published materials (some photocopies) pertaining to Samson Schames’s exhibitions. Also included are photographs of Samson Schames (some with Edith or family members) as well as other personal documents.
Contains a kabbalah, in Hebrew, certifying that Samuel Bar Isaac Keyser of London, while in Philadelphia, examined Israel Delieben and found him competent to slaughter meat in the proscribed manner.