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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

Buttenhausen Jewish community collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2057
Overview The bulk of the collection deals with a 1787 letter of protection for 25 Jewish families, allowing them to settle in Buttenhausen. Also included is material, documenting Jewish history in and around Buttenhausen; material, documenting the persecution of Jews, 1933-1945; and clippings about the dedication of various memorials, 1961-2000.
Dates: 1829, 1919-2000

David Mannheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 280
Overview The file contains various materials pertaining David Mannheim.
Dates: 1870-1972

Decrees Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 379
Overview Various decrees issued by rulers before emancipation to the Jewish communities of the towns and provinces of Alsace, Augsburg, Austria, Baden, Bamberg, Berlin, Bohemia, Brandenburg, Braunschweig, Breslau, Cassel, Cologne, Dresden, Eisenach, Frankfurt am Main, Hanau, Hanover, Helmstaedt, Hessen, Karlsruhe, Leipzig, Nassau, Nuremberg, Palatinate, Potsdam, Prussia, Rawicz, Rheinfels, Saxony, Schleswig, Schwerin, Vienna, Weinheim, Wolfenbuettel, and Wuerzburg. The decrees concern many aspects of life, including economic activity and taxation, settlement rights, and the regulation of the internal life of the Jewish communities.
Dates: 1614-1846

Ephraim Salomon and David Salomon Unger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4807
Overview This collection contains original official documents pertaining to two brothers, Ephraim Salomon Unger (1789-1870) and David Salomon Unger (1801- ), both renowned mathematicians in Germany in the 19th century. Also included are photocopies of documents pertaining to both brothers as well as members of their family.
Dates: 1807-1837

Esslinger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4991
Overview This collection contains genealogical information and documents related to the Esslinger, Bloch, and Leib families from Württemberg, Konstanz and Zurich, as well as Isidor Esslinger who immigrated to the US State of Indiana in the 1850s.
Dates: 1838-1981

Fuchsstadt; Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10995 / MF 829
Overview Miscellaneous materials pertaining to the history of the Jewish community of Fuchsstadt (near Reichenberg)
Dates: 1811-1945

Gabriel Riesser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2027
Overview This collection contains a variety of material regarding Gabriel Riesser, such as personal and professional correspondence in his own hand; a typescript, describing two publications about Riesser; photographs of his portrait; and a 1983 letter to the Leo Baeck Institute, discussing correspondence from Adolphe Cremieux to Gabriel Riesser. Also included is an album with personal messages from friends and colleagues.
Dates: 1840-1963

George Arnstein Manuscripts Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25511
Overview Manuscripts, correspondence, notes and clippings compiled by George Arnstein for his family research endeavors.
Dates: [unknown]

Guide to the Rabbi Leo Baeck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 104
Overview The collection consists of material pertaining to Rabbi Leo Baeck. The material, mostly secondary, was collected by the Leo Baeck Institute’s staff and in some cases bear markings and notes by the Institute’s staff.
Dates: 1914-2007

Gustav Tuch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 275
Overview The collection contains various documents pertaining to Gustav Tuch's activity in various Jewish communal organizations.
Dates: 1897-1995; Majority of material found within 1897-1907

Hesse Decrees Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25198 / MF 647
Overview Collection of decrees mainly related to the Jews of Hesse and Frankfurt am Main in particular.
Dates: 1705-1804

Inventory of the Eberbach Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1412
Overview The collection contains primarily biographical abstracts of Jewish personalities who were born in Eberbach. Also included are a few historic documents and a short glimpse at the history of the Jewish community in Eberbach.
Dates: circa 1913 - 2019

Jessurun family collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1213
Overview The collection pertains to the Portuguese Jewish Jessurun family in 19th century Hamburg, including business and private documents.
Dates: 1798-1841

Lübeck Jewish community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1226
Overview The collection holds primarily published or reproduced materials pertaining to the history of the Jewish community in Lübeck, Germany.
Dates: 1816-1995

Marta Nothmann and Paul Boldt collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 485
Overview One unpublished novel by Marta Nothmannm (1894-1978); and manuscripts of 13 published poems by Paul Boldt (1885-1921).
Dates: 1915-1934

Michelsohn Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10392
Overview The collection holds various documents pertaining to the Michelsohn family, originally from the town of Hausberge (Minden, Westphalia). These include vital records, a genealogical table, as well as clippings and publications.
Dates: 1919-1991

Moritz Sobernheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 668
Overview The collection contains copies of various materials accumulated in the course of Moritz Sobernheim's work at the German Foreign Office.
Dates: 1918-1932

[Mortgage indenture of the Jew Löw and his wife Haya of Markelsheim]

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5101
Overview Handwritten mortgage indenture of the Jew Loew (Levi) and his wife Haya of Marckelsheim (today Markelsheim in Bad Mergentheim), Franconia, in favor of Johann Theobald Falkner, November 11, 1659. Also included are an appraisal and a typed translation of the document.
Dates: 1659, 1982

Recklinghausen Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2158
Overview The collection contains 2 published items as well as architectural drawings of the synagogue in Recklinghausen.
Dates: 1903-1988

Schutzbriefe (Letters of Protection) Collection

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Identifier: AR 285
Overview Misc. letters of protection ("Schutzbriefe") for Jews from various German cities and principalities, like Baden, Hesse, Hanover, Trier and others. Original letters range 1767–1846.
Dates: 1586-1846

Schwabach Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10364
Overview The collection consists of materials about Jews in Schwabach and surrounding communities.
Dates: 1996-1997

Urias Heimann Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6492 / MF 560
Overview Notebook, album of stickers
Dates: [unknown]

Veit-Simon Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4015
Overview This collection contains papers of several generations of the Veit and Simon families, including passports, letters of protection, contracts, wills, official and financial documents, and a few photographs. Some of the prominent individuals featured in this collection include Moses Mendelssohn, Dorothea Schlegel, and Meyer Amschel Rothschild.
Dates: 1763-1965

Walter Breslauer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4129
Overview Published articles by the lawyer and Jewish community leader Walter Breslauer on matters of interest for German Jewish refugees after World War Two, including legal matters; international law; questions concerning restitution for German refugees; articles about Jewish personalities; and articles about the Jewish community in Berlin.
Dates: 1928-1981

Westphalia Jewish Community Collection

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Identifier: AR 2075
Overview Documents, clippings and reports pertaining to the Jews in Westphalia, Germany from the early 19th to the 20th century.
Dates: 1805-1993

Wiesenthal Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 375 / MF 748
Overview The collection holds primarily vital and official documents, clippings, correspondence, photographs and publications pertaining to the pharmacist W. Wiesenthal in Brandenburg. Also represented is the Jacobs family, which was related to Wiesenthal by marriage.
Dates: 1847-1924

Wuppertal Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10657
Overview Various publications reflecting on the Jewish community in Wuppertal, Germany.
Dates: 1991-1996

Zunz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25273 013
Overview Various documents and letters relating to the Zunz family of Frankfurt am Main, dealing primarily with banking and estates
Dates: 1572-1865