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Altschüler Family Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1920-1972

Arnold Taenzer Collection

 Collection
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 Lowy Family Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1842-2010

Bauer-Gross Family Collection

 Collection
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

Bernard Eckstein Collection Addenda

 Collection
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

Bondi Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 915
Abstract

The collection contains various materials pertaining to the Bondi family, mostly concerning Aron (Alfred) Bondi and his scientific career.

Dates: 1844-2008

Chambré Family Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1919-1999

Die Familie Steinthal vom Jahre 1720 bis 1935

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1393
Abstract

Family tree of the Eleasar Steinthal family of Gröbzig, Germany, from 1720 to 1935. The family tree includes some birth and death dates and locations. Also included is a photocopy of the original family tree with additions up to 1961.

Dates: 1935-1961

Donald W. Stein Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11482
Abstract

The collection contains documentation of the Stein and Kaufman families, including family correspondence and histories.

Dates: 2004-2008

Dorothea Guttmann Gould Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25269 / MF 839
Abstract

The collection consists of photographs, letters, documents and books related to the life of Dorothea Gould, née Guttmann, and her husband, Henry Gould.

Dates: undated, 1929-2000

Einstein, Exstein, Bloch and Rosenbloom Families Genealogy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25686
Abstract

Joan Adams had researched intensively her Jewish family’s history. The collection presents her ancestors since the 18th century and shows the connections between several German Jewish families, which migrated to the United States.

Dates: 1748-2002; Majority of material found within 1850-1915

Einstein Family Genealogy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25622
Abstract

The Einstein Family Genealogy Collection consists of genealogical research on the family. It includes photocopies of German historical records pertaining to numerous family members, many family trees, genealogical research correspondence, and notes on the resided.

Dates: 1760-1997

Enrique Lerdau Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25726
Abstract

The Enrique Lerdau Family Collection focuses on documentation of the lives of Fritz and Barbara (née Elkan) Lerdau and their children, including their early years, marriage, and emigration to Peru. In addition the collection provides material on the Elkan and Rée families and their members, and to a smaller extent on the Lerdau (formerly Levy) family, including some genealogical information. The history of the hops industry and of the company J.F.U. Scheibel is also mentioned among the documents of this collection. The collection includes an assortment of documents, including extensive correspondence; several memoirs; official, legal, educational, financial, and military documents; many photographs; and family writings including poems, notebooks, and eulogies.

Dates: 1849-2011; Majority of material found within 1924-1940

Eric Davidson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7245
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings and other published materials regarding various Jewish communities, topics, and personalities, all compiled by Eric Davidson. Also included is the correspondence to and from Davidson that helped to acquire these materials.

Dates: 1830-1982

Ernest B. Hofeller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5413
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, personal papers and documents, and photographs documenting Ernest Hofeller's emigration from Germany to the refugee settlement in Sosúa, Dominican Republic, in the 1940s.

Dates: 1928-2001; Majority of material found within 1940s

Ernst Heumann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25752
Abstract

The Ernst Heumann Family Collection documents three generations of this family, including members of the Messer, van Gelder, Oppenheim, Haas, and related families. Much of the collection centers on how the businessman Ernst Heumann and his wife Hedi née Messer established themselves in the United States and built their family, although documentation on their early lives in Germany and their emigration is also present. Although the bulk of the collection consists of the family's extensive personal correspondence, official and personal documents are also a central part of the collection. The collection contains correspondence; official documents; educational documents; family writing including poems, essays and short stories; travel memorabilia; some immigration papers; legal documents; Ernst Heumann's business correspondence and papers; family trees; and other documentation.

Dates: 1843-1999; Majority of material found in 1918-1931; 1950-1981

Felix Freilich Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25187
Abstract

This collection portrays the personal and professional life of the violinist Felix Freilich. It also provides information on his wife and the genealogy of their families. The collection contains correspondence, family trees, photographs, clippings, publications and music scores. Subjects found in this collection include the genealogy of the Freilich and Greenberg families, the professional life of Felix Freilich, and the city of Altenburg, Germany.

Dates: 1858-2003; Majority of material found within 1990-2000

Frederick Asher Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11877
Abstract

This collection contains family trees, memoirs, and short narrative chronicles pertaining to the history of the Asher, Eller, Schüler, and Wormser families. In addition, there are several photocopies of family portrait photographs, as well as a few photocopies of letters sent by Else Lasker-Schüler to family members.

Dates: circa 1970-1995

Freudenthal Family Collection, Tann

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11653
Abstract

The collection contains a family tree of the Freudenthal family of Tann from 1740 to 1951, including some birth and death dates. Updates to the family tree document the descendants of Max Freudenthal from the late 19th century to 2005, including birth and marriage dates and locations.

Dates: circa 1951-2008

Frieda Friedlander collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4994
Abstract

The bulk of the collection consists of materials pertaining to the Friedlander/Friedlaender families, descendents of the prominent banker and member of the Prussian House of Lords, Dagobert Friedlaender (1826-1904) from Kolmar, Posen (Chodzież, Poland). Also included are correspondence and other materials, documenting the efforts of Frieda Friedlander to assist the work of OSE in France and in the United States after World War II.

Dates: 1890-1981

Gerald J. Oppenheimer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6588
Abstract

This collection contains materials on the Jewish community of Frankfurt am Main, Germany from the early 18th century through the early 20th century as well as personal papers of Gerald J. Oppenheimer’s (1922-) family. Oppenheimer’s family papers include extensive genealogical materials, emigration records, and personal correspondence. The records of the Jewish community of Frankfurt include tax and building regulations, lists of taxable individuals, correspondence with government officials, and correspondence among members of the Jewish community.

Dates: 1719-1997

Gotthelft Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 35
Abstract

The collection contains Gotthelft family trees from the 17th to 20th centuries, including birth, death, and marriage dates; and a family history.

Dates: 1966

Gunther Steinberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25543
Abstract

The Gunther Steinberg Collection contains Steinberg's research and related documentation. Four folders hold family trees, including one folder of Steinberg family trees. The remainder of the collection consists of photocopies and some translations of memoirs, a mohel book, a diary, and family letters. Most prominent among the many families mentioned in this collection are the following: Adler, Dux, Ellrodt, Falk, Hallo, Regensburger, Rowe, Rubensohn, and Steinberg.

Dates: 1851-2010; Majority of material found within 1994-2010

Heilberg Breslauer Addenda

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25727
Abstract

This collection contains materials on various members of the related Breslauer, Schäffer, and Heilberg families found in the records of Marianne Breslauer, her daughter Helen J. Breslauer, and her maternal aunt Frieda Heilberg. The lives of these family members and their relationships with each other are documented through correspondence, photographs, vital documents, professional and educational records, diaries, and family trees.

Dates: undated, 1906-2018

Herta Leab and Leo Leab Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7205
Abstract

This collection details the lives and immigration experiences of Herta and Leo Leab. Given Herta Leab's experience as an executive in the Scherk cosmetics company and as the owner of her own company, Hedda Maar Cosmetics, it includes significant material on the cosmetics industry in Germany and the United States. Losses suffered by the Marcus, Liebeskind, and Scherk families in Nazi Germany and the Leabs' efforts to receive restitution are also well documented, along with some material on the town of Gilgenburg (now Dabrowno, Poland) and World War I. The collection is comprised of extensive personal and business correspondence, family and official papers, notebooks, clippings, and a few photographs.

Dates: 1858-2010; Majority of material found within 1938-1975

Israel Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25140
Abstract

This collection describes the history of the Israel Family of Berlin as well as their firm, the Kaufhaus N. Israel. Material on the N. Israel store includes publications, clippings, photographs, and correspondence concerning restitution for its loss. In addition, this collection also holds family papers, documents pertaining to family history, and family trees.

Dates: 1814-1996; Majority of material found within 1938-1991

Ludwig Philippson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2679
Abstract

This collection holds the papers of rabbi Ludwig Philippson and other Philippson family members. Noteworthy items in this collection include handwritten manuscripts by Ludwig Philippson, correspondence between various family members, and diaries kept by Henriette and Moritz Philippson; the latter describes experiences as a medical student in Jena. In addition, the collection also holds manuscripts by the geographer Alfred Philippson that describe in depth family members as well as his experiences as a student, lecturer, and professor. Other items include detailed family trees, official papers, poems, notes, clippings, wills, and photographs.

Dates: 1810-1989

Mankiewitz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 722
Abstract

Official and vital documents and family papers pertaining to the Mankiewitz and Magnus families of Mühlhausen, Leipzig, and Berlin.

Dates: 1806-1972; Majority of material found within 1806-1935

Marianne Steinberg Ostrand Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25745
Abstract

The Marianne Steinberg Ostrand Collection documents the education, emigration, and early professional life of the physician Marianne Steinberg Ostrand as well as the lives of members of her family, especially her husband, engineer Arnold Ostrand, and her mother and siblings, with much documentation of the emigration or attempted emigration from Germany of her family members. About half the collection is correspondence. In addition it contains many educational certificates, official documents, diaries, notebooks, notes, and a friendship album, travel memorabilia, and newspaper clippings and articles.

Dates: 1926-1990

Moritz Lazarus collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2051
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence (original autographs and photocopies), clippings and other materials pertaining to the philosopher Moritz Lazarus.

Dates: 1854-1971; Majority of material found within 1854-1902