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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.
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.
The collection contains various documents pertaining to Akiva Ernst Simon.
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.
Correspondence of Albert Salomon, manuscripts, course outlines, photos
This collection contains materials written and/or collected by Alex Bernstein. Most is focused on the Jewish communities in Westphalia and in particular the town of Hoexter. Genealogical information is featured throughout, including a history of the Eichengruen family.
The collection contains documents pertaining to the textile company “A. Fleischer KG” in Reichenbach im Eulengebirge in Silesia (today Dzierżoniów, Poland) and about the Fleischer family.
The file contains various documents pertaining to research conducted by Alfred Marcus.
The first folder contains photocopies of letters written to Alfred Neumeyer regarding his paper "Bemerkungen zu einer Abaenderung des Edikts vom 10. Juni 1813, die Verhaeltnisse der juedischen Glaubensgenossen im Koenigreiche Bayern betreffend" (Regierungsblatt 1813, Stueck 39, Seite 921). Referat erstattet im Auftrag der größeren und mittleren Israelitischen Kultusgemeinden Bayerns," Augsburg 1914. 33 pp.) (Cf. http://opac.cjh.org:8991/F?func=direct-doc-set&doc_number=000195490 &format=999)
Attached is the carbon copy of a letter from the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem (Max Nathan) to Alfred Neumeyer's son, Alexander Neumeyer from Shavei Zion (1966), who gave copies to the institute, but kept the originalThe second folder contains Alfred Neumeyer's memoirs titled "Erinnerungen". They were written in the Jewish agricultural settlement Avigdor (Argentina) between 1941 and 1944 (typescript, 268+2 pp.) after his emigration from Germany and cover the years 1867 to 1944.
Alfred Neumeyer describes: his childhood in Munich; primary and secondary education; military service; university studies in Berlin and Munich; marriage and domestic life; work as a judge in Munich; Jewish communal activities; establishment of "Verband Bayerischer Israelitischer Gemeinden"; fight against prohibition of ritual slaughter in Bavaria; activities for "Centralverein" and "Reichsvertretung"; forced retirement as judge in 1933; changes in Jewish communal work after 1933; emigration and life in Argentina. (Cf. http://opac.cjh.org:8991/F?func=direct-doc-set&doc_number=000200946 &format=999)
Various documents pertaining to Alfred Philipp’s work as a community rabbi and a scholar, primarily his doctoral thesis about Werner Sombart’s work ´Die Juden und das Wirtschaftsleben´ (“Jews and the economy”).
The collection contains numerous personal papers, manuscripts and correspondence with explorers and geographers. The personal papers follow Philippson’s career as professor in Bonn and in Halle.
The collection holds Alfred Rieser’s family tree and his correspondence, documenting his genealogical research. Also included are photocopies of older official documents, illustrating the family tree.
The bulk of the collection consists of Alfred Schirokauer writings in form of manuscripts novels and shorter works, and newspaper serializations. There is also a small amount of correspondence with publishers, as well as a few personal items.
Professional and vital certificates, diplomas, honors, awards, and essays on feminism and social work.
The collection contains various materials pertaining mostly to Andre (Andreas) Meyer.
The collection contains original and photocopied documents about the Meinungen, Herzfeld and associated families as well as marriage contracts and divorce papers for Anna and Julius Woog.
Collection of clippings, flyers and other materials related to the Saarland: It also contains correspondence with the ‘Saar-Verein’ / ‘Verein der Saarlaender’ in both Germany and New York, concerning the occupation of the area by Britain and France after World War I, and the return of the area officially to Germany in 1935.
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).
43 original, handwritten letters in Judeo-German, written by Anselm Marum mostly in Sobernheim to Sara Marcus in Kreuznach and in Hüffelsheim during their long courtship, 1828 to 1842.
Works by and about the writer Antoinette von Kahler.
This collection consists primarily of clippings and other published materials, amassed to illustrate the family trees of the Arnholds and related families, thus providing a picture of their activities as bankers, collectors, and public benefactors. Emphasis is given to the bank’s retirement plan, ’Gebrüder Arnholdscher Pensionsverein’ and to the art collector Eduard Arnhold and his foundation, Deutsche Akademie Rom Villa Massimo. Of special interest is a handwritten account about Kurt Arnhold’s escape from Germany to Holland in circa 1938.
Poems and letters by Arno Nadel and Eduard Saenger.
Manuscripts and clippings of poetry, and of music and literary criticism; photos of artwork by Nadel; a transcript of Nadel's diaries from 1941-1942; publications about Nadel; inventory of the papers of Nadel which are held by the Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem; and various unrelated material. Photocopies of manuscripts "Der weissagende Dionysos," vol. 1: "Mythen," 199 pages; vol. 2: "Goetter," 205 pages; "Die Mysterien. Der Gang des Eingeweihten," 171 pages. Transcript of speech by Arno Nadel attempting to present the traits of "Jewish music". Musical score; lecture by Nadel on Jewish Music (in shorthand). : Correspondence 1940-1942.
This collection contains the personal papers of Arnold Stein (1890-1974) and Werner A. Stein (1925-2017), a Jewish German-born father and son who fled Berlin, Germany in 1939 with their immediate family, Arnold’s wife Gertrude and daughter Marianne. The family settled in Kew Gardens, Queens, New York, where
Arnold opened a printing business.
The collection includes correspondence and documentation of Arnold’s printing business in Berlin; his World War I German army service; his marriage with Gertrude Rosenthal; and the family’s emigration from Germany. Also documented are Werner’s schooling; United States army service; longtime involvement with the German-Jewish newspaper Aufbau; marriage to Helga Marcus and their lives in Great Neck, New York with their two daughters, Susan and Barbara. The collection also includes documentation on Stein, Rosenthal and Marcus genealogy and family history.
Various archival materials pertaining mainly to the banking firm Gebrüder Arons as well as to Paul Arons, his wife Gertrud née Bleichröder, and to his father Albert Arons. Also mentioned are members of the related Arons, Bleichröder, Goldschmidt and Salomon families.
Manuscripts; photo; plaque; obituary
The collection contains Lilienthal’s 1924 doctoral diploma from the University of Heidelberg. Also included is a photograph of Lilienthal’s portrait at about age 40 by the artist Colin.
- Manuscripts (documents) 180
- Photographs 157
- Correspondence 146
- Clippings (information artifacts) 73
- Genealogical tables 69
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 61
- Berlin (Germany) 59
- Vienna (Austria) 49
- Jewish families 41
- Publications (documents) 41
- Jews -- Persecutions -- Germany 37
- World War, 1914-1918 34
- Jews -- Germany -- History 31
- United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century 31
- Jews -- Germany -- Genealogy 29
- Palestine -- Emigration and immigration 29
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 27
- Austria 26
- Genealogy 24 ∧ less
- German 347
- English 121
- Hebrew 56
- French 22
- Spanish; Castilian 7
- Yiddish 6
- Portuguese 4
- Czech 3
- Latin 3
- Chinese 2
- Dutch; Flemish 2
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 2
- Italian 2
- Japanese 2
- Russian 2
- Swedish 2
- Danish 1
- Germanic languages 1
- Hungarian 1
- Turkish 1 ∧ less
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 18
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 12
- Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen Glaubens 11
- Jüdischer Kulturbund 7
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 6
- Rosenzweig, Franz, 1886-1929 6
- Rothschild, Eli 6
- B'nai B'rith 5
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 5
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 5
- Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin 5
- Moses, Siegfried, 1887- 5
- Pinner, Ludwig 5
- Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden 5
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 4
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 4
- Blau-Weiss (Youth movement) 4
- Council of Jews from Germany 4
- Jewish Agency for Palestine 4
- Jüdisch-Theologisches Seminar (Breslau, Germany) 4 ∧ less