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A Voice still heard

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25668
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1974

Abraham Geiger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 29
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1839-1903

Achtentuch Family Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1887-1997

Adolf and Frieda Heilberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1054
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1893-1995; Majority of material found within 1928-1978

Adolf Frank Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7176/MF 722
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1857-1964

Adolf Leschnitzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25320 / MF 897
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1886-1986; Majority of material found in 1937-1973

Akiva Ernst Simon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 768
Abstract

The collection contains various documents pertaining to Akiva Ernst Simon.

Dates: 1923-1986

Albert Dann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 98
Abstract

This collection contains a wide variety of materials concerning Albert Dann, his ancestors, and children. Included are genealogical materials, correspondence, biographical information, and official, business, and restitution documents.

Dates: 1819-1978

Albert Salomon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3111 / MF 850
Abstract

Correspondence of Albert Salomon, manuscripts, course outlines, photos

Dates: 1926-1959

Albert Salomon Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25522
Abstract

The Albert Salomon Family Collection holds papers of several members of the Salomon family, especially sociologist Albert Salomon, his wife Anna Salomon, his aunt social reformer Alice Salomon, and his daughter Hannah Salomon Janovsky. Much of the collection consists of family photographs. Other prominent materials include correspondence of Hannah Janovsky on the preservation and publication of her family members' writings and articles on the life of Albert Salomon. A small amount of family papers and genealogical information is also present.

Dates: 1765-2008; Majority of material found within 1972-1983

Alex Bernstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4187 / MF 459
Abstract

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.

Dates: undated, 1923-1937

Alexander Altmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 796
Abstract

The bulk of this collection consists of materials docmenting the research of Alexander Altmann on German and German-Jewish history, particularly the philosophy of Moses Mendelssohn.

Dates: 1935-1981

Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25527
Abstract

The Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer Family largely centers on the emigration from Germany of the extended members of this family as well as documentation of Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer and information on the family's genealogy and individual experiences. The collection includes a large quantity of family correspondence; family trees; articles; official, military, and educational documents; some financial and legal documentation and correspondence; and photographs.

Dates: 1896-2012; Majority of material found within 1937-1946

Alfred Cohn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4085
Abstract

This collection contains legal documents, correspondence, certificates, and photographs of Dr. Alfred Cohn, 1890-1965.

Dates: 1899-1965

Alfred Grünspecht Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11016 / MF 962
Abstract

The Alfred Grünspecht Family Collection illustrates Alfred Grünspecht’s interest in documenting the horrors of World War II by way of translating the works of other authors as well as his interest in the genealogy of his own family. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, vital documents, and printed materials.

Dates: 1748-2003

Alfred Lichtenstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25284
Abstract

This collection documents the life and work of the flute player Alfred Lichtenstein. Contained in this collection are papers relating to his professional life, including recordings, programs, photographs, flyers, and clippings concerning his public performances, and also an extensive amount of music scores used by him. His personal life is reflected in personal correspondence, including letters exchanged with other family members and photographs as well as identification and immigration papers. Some papers of his family members, including his wives, daughter, and father, will also be found here as well as restitution correspondence.

Dates: 1874-2004; Majority of material found within 1940-1975

Alfred Marcus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 129
Abstract

The file contains various documents pertaining to research conducted by Alfred Marcus.

Dates: 1922; 1960 - 1971

Alfred Neumann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4983
Abstract

This collection contains several of Alfred Neumann's short prose manuscripts and over 100 poems, as well a considerable amount of correspondence.

Dates: 1927-1976; Majority of material found within 1927-1962

Alfred Neumeyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 41
Scope and Contents

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)

Dates: 1914; 1944; 1966; 1944; 1966

Alfred Schirokauer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7107 / MF 810
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1889-1932

Alfred Werner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7158
Abstract

This collection documents the professional life of Austro-American art historian and journalist Alfred Werner (1911-1979). After being released from Dachau in 1939, Werner fled to New York. From 1940 to 1979, he wrote thousands of stories, reviews, and columns, and was an editor of or contributor to dozens of art magazines and Jewish periodicals. His primary interests were European, Jewish, and Zionist political affairs, and 19th and 20th-century European and American art, with an emphasis on Jewish and Israeli artists. The bulk of the collection consists of his published output. The collection also contains some additional professional material, such as manuscripts, research materials, and reference photographs, as well as a few personal documents.

Dates: 1914-1979; Majority of material found within 1940-1979

Altschuler and Weinberger Families Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1884-2007

Andreas Meyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 716
Abstract

The collection contains various materials pertaining mostly to Andre (Andreas) Meyer.

Dates: 1909-2003

Anna Erlanger Rotenberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25576
Abstract

This collection contains documents, photographs, and manuscripts by and about Anne Lisa (Anneliese) Rotenberg née Erlanger (1925, Ichenhausen, Germany - 2013, New York) and her family.

Dates: 1890s-2006

Anna Herzfeld Woog Family Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10847 / MF 604
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1794-1952

Anna Sten Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25477
Abstract

The Anna Sten Collection documents the life of Anna Sten, a Psychotherapist in New York, who survived the Holocaust in a Romanian concentration camp. The collection contains personal and professional papers, as well as creative writings by Anna Sten. In the first folder most of the papers are correspondence and notebooks. The second folder contains essays about psychotherapy and child development and some short-stories written for the general public.

Dates: 1886-1992; Majority of material found within 1970s-1990s

Anne Ratkowski-Wanger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6326
Abstract

Much of this collection consists of Arthur Segal's correspondence and his unpublished manuscript poem Cosmogenie. Other materials include photographs and some of Anne Ratkowski-Wanger's correspondence.

Dates: 1920-1994

Antoinette Kahler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3095
Abstract

Works by and about the writer Antoinette von Kahler.

Dates: 1896-1988

Anton Finkelstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25536
Abstract

The Anton Finkelstein Collection documents some of the written work of Anton Finkelstein in philosophy, politics and literature. It contains unpublished manuscripts on assorted topics within these fields as well as his discussions via correspondence with Hanns Fischer. A few letters by others and typescripts by Fischer are also included.

Dates: 1923-1965; Majority of material found within 1943-1956

Arnhold family collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2920
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1830-1987; Majority of material found in 1920s-1930s

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