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The collections contains two variously annotated typescripts of Eric Werner’s book ‘A voice still heard : the sacred songs of the Ashkenazic Jews’, New York, G. Schirmer, 1978. Also included are various related materials as well as the correspondence between Eric Werner and Fred Grubel at the Leo Baeck Institute.
Genealogical information and family trees on various families
The collection contains original autographs as well as photocopied correspondence by Rabbi Abraham Geiger. Also included are a family tree of the Geiger family and a photograph.
This collection contains account books for the money lending business of Abraham Hirsch Emrich (1814-1899) of Merchingen (today part of Ravenstein in Baden, Germany). It also contains account books of the general goods business of the Emmerich family.
The collection mainly pertains to Abraham Liebmann and his son Wilhelm, as well as on Abraham's grandson Siegfried and his great-grandson Albert, including their wives. It contains various documents, poetry and a large amount of correspondence from the 19th century. Prominent topics are related to the education, professional and military careers, politics, and marital lives of the family members. Also included are two restitution cases.
This collection contains nineteenth century family and personal correspondence of Abraham Malachowski, and the diary of Rosa Malachowski from 1908-1941.
The collection contains materials pertaining to the life and work of Abraham Solomon (Salo) Weissman(n). Materials in this collection include official documents, correspondence, and photographs. Most of the materials pertain to everyday life in pre-war Germany, as well as the struggle to help people escape the country during the war.
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.
This collection consists of vital documents pertaining to Adalbert (Bob) Mayer and his mother Jeta (Harriet) Mayer of Berlin, documenting their immigration to the US, and some aspects of their post-World War II lives. Specifically there is a birth certificate for Adalbert Mäyer given in Schöneberg (1909); a law degree for Adalbert Mäyer, issued by Universität zu Köln (1933); World War II era immigration and naturalization documents for the Mayers including German passport, full of stamps, for Adalbert Mayer (1937-1946); a photocopy of Harriet Mayer's death certificate (1959); marriage certificates for Adalbert Mayer to Conne Conn (1969); birth certificate for Adalbert Mayer issued by Berlin registry office (1972); US passport for Adalbert Mayer (1985); death certificate for Adalbert Mayer (1992).
The John D. Schiff Collection contains both photographic prints and negatives of John D. and Trude Schiff’s photography careers. The subjects are predominantly portraits of artists and their works. Highlights include portraits of Ludwig Bemelmans and his Madeline illustrations, as well as photographic prints of Marcel Duchamp's Twine installation. and many other photographs of works of art.
Addenda to the Joseph Braunstein Collection hold the private and professional documents of Dr. Joseph Braunstein, a musicologist and amateur mountaineer from Vienna. The addenda cover Braunstein’s successful emigration to the United States, as well as his activism at “Alpenverein Donauland” in Austria during the 1920s and 1930s. They further document many of his travels abroad.
The Adler Family Collection contains papers of various members of the Adler family. Most of the collection consists of correspondence, but there are also folders with family papers such as wedding memorabilia, vaccination certificates, visiting cards, telegrams, a notebook, a family tree for one branch of the family and a clipping on Selig Adler.
The Adler Family Collection holds materials regarding the lives of Thekla (née Grünebaum) and Leopold Adler and their children Bennie, Rose, Irma, and Berthold. The papers document their lives in Hintersteinau, Germany, the deaths of Leopold and Irma Adler, and the emigration of the remaining family members to New York. Included in the collection is a large amount of their correspondence, in addition to various family papers, including official documents, school records, immigration documentation, documentation relating to the careers of family members, and genealogical and historical research. The collection also contains family photographs and a photo album.
The Adolf and Frieda Heilberg collection documents their lives and achievements. Most of the documents discuss Adolf Heilberg's 70th birthday and tributes on him. The publications of Frieda Heilberg concern topics like the textile industry and social and economic questions. In the personal documents of each person can be found birth certificates, master's and doctor's degrees and death certificates. Other documents include a Festschrift, speeches, articles, legal correspondence of Adolf Heilberg and a photo album.
The collection contains comprehensive unofficial transcripts for the proceedings of the trial State of Israel vs. Adolf Eichmann including the verdict and appeal sessions before the Supreme Court. Series II contains select documentary evidence. The vast majority of the transcripts are in German, a small amount are in French or English and some sessions are also available in Hebrew.
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.
Manuscripts and research notes on Jewish history, including the emancipation of the Jews, nineteenth century emigration of German Jews to the United States, Jewish education, and the Jewish communities of Heidelberg, Goettingen, Frankfurt am Main, Magdeburg, and especially Cologne and vicinity, including manuscripts of eighteenth-century chroniclers.
The Adolf Leschnitzer Collection documents the life and professional activities of Adolf Leschnitzer, researcher, historian, and teacher. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, financial, vital, and immigration documents, minutes, notes, photographs, printed materials, and writings, by Adolf Leschnitzer as well as other authors. Additionally, there are materials dealing with other members of the Leschnitzer family, namely his wife, Maria Leschnitzer, née Bratz, her mother, Elly Bratz, née Michael, Adolf and Maria Leschnitzers' son, Michael Lesch, also known as Michael Leschnitzer, and Adolf and Albertt Frank.
The Adolf Loebel Collection primarily documents the events of the Holocaust in Baden-Württemberg with an extensive amount of newspaper clippings. To a smaller extent it shows a few of the experiences of Adolf Loebel, head of the Jewish community in Heidelberg. In addition to the many newspaper clippings the collection contains circular letters and announcements, some correspondence, a list of Jews in Baden from 1940 and a few photographs.
This collection includes personal and official documents of the Adolf Schwersenz family, including his professional work as a cantor, mainly during his time in Berlin. It contains sheet music used by Adolf Schwersenz, as well as newspaper clippings and letters.
This collection mostly consists of personal correspondence, including communications from relatives and friends interned in concentration camps in France, Lublin, and Theresienstadt, and letters regarding the establishment of an agrarian training camp for Jews in Italy.
This collection holds papers and correspondence pertaining to the famous chemists Adolph and Albert Frank as well as correspondence of their great-nephew Robert Frank. The most prominent topic of the collection is technical chemistry. The papers in this collection include mainly secondary material with only few originals.
This collection consists of photocopies and transcriptions of correspondence between Oko, Ernst Altkirch and Richard Beer-Hoffman.
This collection contains material by financial executive Adolphe Warner about German banking in the 1930s, as well as material about his family, particularly his father Moritz Werner.
Three volumes of Fritz Zeitlin's correspondence sent from the front, and a short notebook containing genealogical information on the Ahlfeld-Zeitlin families.
The collection contains various documents pertaining to Akiva Ernst Simon.
This collection contains documents pertaining to a project, spearheaded by the Conference on Jewish Relations in the United States, to establish a large colony of Jewish refugees in Alaska. Included are: German and American newspaper clippings (1938-1939) with announcements of new restrictive laws regarding the assets of Jews; followed by reports, meeting minutes and correspondence regarding the possibility of Alaska as a potential site for large scale resettlement of refugees.
Questionnaire I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute; photocopies of various materials, such as education records, emigration papers, and photographs pertaining to Albert Aaron Feldmann.
This collection contains a considerable amount of correspondence relating to Albert Oppenheimer's restitution and inheritance cases, as well as a number of personal, family, and vital records (mostly photocopies) and a large number of photographs.
- Repository: Leo Baeck Institute X
- Correspondence 1253
- Photographs 857
- Manuscripts (documents) 664
- Clippings (information artifacts) 568
- Genealogical tables 488
- Archival materials 438
- Official documents 393
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 358
- Berlin (Germany) 339
- New York (N.Y.) 331
- Emigration and immigration 276
- Jewish families 240
- Vienna (Austria) 218
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 210
- Legal documents 181
- Diaries 160
- Notes (documents) 158
- Jews, German 148
- Jews -- Persecutions -- Germany 140
- Articles 129 + ∧ less
- German 1946
- English 1418
- Hebrew 419
- French 346
- Spanish; Castilian 97
- Yiddish 95
- Czech 82
- Italian 75
- Polish 71
- Dutch; Flemish 70
- Latin 56
- Russian 48
- Hungarian 45
- Portuguese 25
- Swedish 25
- Chinese 20
- Danish 17
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 11
- Japanese 8
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 8 + ∧ less
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 79
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 44
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 34
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 28
- Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen Glaubens 23
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 22
- United States. Army 22
- Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden 21
- Dachau (Concentration camp) 19
- Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin 18
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 17
- Hirsch family 17
- Jüdischer Kulturbund 17
- Rosenthal family 17
- Rosenzweig, Franz, 1886-1929 16
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 15
- Goldschmidt family 15
- Reichsbund Jüdischer Frontsoldaten 15
- Oppenheimer family 14
- Council of Jews from Germany 13 + ∧ less