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Achtentuch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10514 / MF 502
Overview 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

Albert Aaron Feldmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11037
Overview 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.
Dates: 1920-1999

Alfred Schirokauer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7107 / MF 810
Overview 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

Anny Bernstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10411
Overview 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).
Dates: 1916-1996; Majority of material found in 1939-1941

Antoinette Kahler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3095
Overview Works by and about the writer Antoinette von Kahler.
Dates: 1896-1988

Bergmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6386 / MF 878
Overview Personal documents of Robert, Martha and Hertha Bergmann including diary of WWI, immigration papers, examples of currency from Austria, Hungary, Germany, Photographs, Correspondence
Dates: 1901-1981

Bernard Lichtenstein Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10416 / MF 505
Overview Documents and photographs (all photocopies) pertaining to Bernard Lichtenstein
Dates: 1919-1950, 1996

Bernhard Bardach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6632
Overview The Bernhard Bardach Collection describes mainly the career of a staff physician with the Austro-Hungarian army through educational and financial documents, photographs, and military decorations. Most importantly, Dr. Bardach kept a diary throughout his service in WW I. (see ME 1164)
Dates: 1887-1945

Berta Freud Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11033
Overview The collection contains Questionnaire I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute. Also included are various photocopied and original documents pertaining to Berta Scheiner’s experiences in Vienna, Austria and in wartime England.
Dates: 1913-1999

Chaim Bloch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7155 / MF 513
Overview Correspondence, including letters from Leo Baeck, Salo Baron, Julie Braun-Vogelstein, Martin Buber, Werner Cahnmann, Max Dienemann, Ismar Elbogen, Erich Fromm, Hermann Fürnberg, Nahum Glatzer, Nahum Goldmann, Max Gruenewald, Max Grunwald, Siegfried Guggenheim, Ernest Jones, Hermann Kesten, Guido Kisch, Adolf Kober, Franz Kobler, Joachim Prinz, Lessing Rosenwald, Ingrid Warburg, Alma Mahler-Werfel, and Franz Werfel.
Dates: 1916-1969

Daniel Horn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6411
Overview The collection consists of research materials collected by Daniel Horn on anti-Semitism, ritual murder cases, etc. in Austria and specifically in Vienna, as well as on Zionism. The materials include Horn’s notes, excerpts from various publications, many manuscripts and a large amount of clippings, all either in original form or in photocopies.
Dates: 1881-1976

Dannhauser family collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25696
Overview Vital records, education certificates, correspondence, as well as genealogical and other archival materials pertaining to the extended Dannhauser family. Also available are materials pertaining to Fred (Manfred) Roesler.
Dates: 1908-1996; Majority of material found in 1909-1939

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

Edmund H. Immergut Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11058 / MF 983
Overview Collection consists of documents pertaining to Edmund H. Immergut and his family (mainly to his great grandfather, to his parents, and to himself). The majority of the collection consists of original documents of their exile in Shanghai.
Dates: 1815-1999

Edward Luft Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6957
Overview Various articles, excerpts, maps, and books related to the Jewish community in Posen/Poznan, collected by Edward Luft.
Dates: 1698-2009

Efraim Frisch Collection

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Identifier: AR 1034 / MF 510 / MF 107 / MF 116
Overview Editorial and personal correspondence of Efraim Frisch and his wife, Fega Frisch, with individuals and institutions.



Personal documents, manuscripts of Frisch's novels, short stories, essays, and book reviews; clippings by and about Ephraim and Fega Frisch and their work, including an essay by Alfred Vagts on Der Neue Merkur.
Dates: 1881-1984

Emigration Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1989 / MF 894 / MM 129
Overview Emigration 1864-1952: This collection - encompassing about 90 years - contains papers about the situation and persecution of Jews in Eastern European countries (Russia, Poland, Roumania, Bulgaria, Lithuania). Papers describe the activities of various relief organizations. There are more than 170 papers (ca.900 pages), about half of them written in German, about 30 each in French or English, over 20 in Yiddish and some in Polish. A printed appeal of the Reichsausschuss fuer Russisch-Juedische Fluechtlingshilfe, Berlin (1929) carries among others the signatures of Leo Baeck and ALbert Einstein. (VI, 16).
Dates: 1864-1995

Erika Koeppel Family Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10739 / MF 504
Overview Series I contains vital documents of Ernst and Olga Waldmann as well as documents pertaining to their immigration from Vienna, Austria to the United States. Also included are Ernst Waldmann’s papers pertaining to his military service in WW I, documents about his education and career in Vienna, as well as ephemera.
Dates: [unknown]

Esriel Hildesheimer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2373 / MF 726 / MF 248
Overview The bulk of the collection consists of letters to Esriel Hildesheimer\ and others from various individuals, mostly rabbis in Germany, Austria-Hungary, Palestine, Eastern Europe, and the United States, and institutions, including Akiba Lehren, David Neimann, Simcha Bunem Sofer, Yeshiva Etz-Hayyim, Adolf Jellinek, and the Oesterreichisch- Ungarisch- Israelitische Gemeinde, Jerusalem. Approximately one-half of the correspondence is transcribed.
Dates: 1821-1920

Eva C. Schiller Janusaukas Collection

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Identifier: AR 25298 / MF 1017
Overview Documents, letters, books, artifacts, and photographs pertaining to Eva Schiller Janusaukas' life in Austria, Sweden and U.S.
Dates: 1858-1986

Fischl Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25061 / MF 909
Overview Personal documents of various family members of the Fischl family,: certificates, emigration papers, photos; correspondence between Anna Fischl and her daughter Nelly Wilder (1930s); collection of maps from World War I; 4 poetry books; 1 cookbook; 1 prayer book.
Dates: 1869-2001

Four printed documents imposing restrictions on Jewish social and economic life

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Identifier: AR 25245 012
Overview Four printed documents imposing restrictions on Jewish social and economic life in Brunswick and in Austria.
Dates: 1711- 1759

Franco - Josefsthal Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5427
Overview Various archival materials relating to two members of the Franco family and to Adolf Abraham Josefsthal.
Dates: 1894-1926

Fred Conn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11036
Overview The collection contains AHC questionnaires I and II. Also included are photocopies of archival materials pertaining to Fritz Kohn, Ludwig [?] Kohn and Lilly Weiss, such as education and military certificates.
Dates: 1915-1999

Frida Ilmer Grosser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10562 / MF 954
Overview Personal papers and writings of Frida Ilmer Grosser, documenting her career as a scholar of German literature.
Dates: 1901-1992

Friederike Reisz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11039
Overview Questionnaire I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute; photocopies of various materials, such as emigration papers, photographs and others pertaining to Friedericke Reisz and her husband, Ladislaus Reisz.
Dates: 1913-1999

George Popper Family Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4898 / MF 693
Overview Vital records, educational certificates, professional documents, and other archival materials pertaining to several families who were related by marriage to George Popper. All materials originated from Austria, Bohemia, and Moravia.
Dates: 1832-1944, 1980

Gerta S. Freeman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11035
Overview The collection contains Questionnaire I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute. Also included are photocopies of various documents pertaining to Gerta Spiegel Freeman and her family in Vienna, Austria, such as education certificates, emigration documents, photographs, and others. Typescripts include Gerta Freeman’s autobiographical manuscript after her arrival in the United States in May 1938, and the transcript of an interview with her brother Harry Spiegel.
Dates: 1915-1999

Gertrude Berliner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1227
Overview This mostly unorganized collection holds manuscripts, drawings and correspondence, as well as some vital records, photographs and published materials pertaining to the author Gertrude Berliner and her family in Vienna, Austria, and in Hanover, Germany. Most of her writings deal with family and emigration, personal recollections and reminiscences of childhood and adulthood.
Dates: 1881-1990

Gertrude Hammerschlag Berg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25862
Overview Correspondence and some official documents pertaining to Gertrude Hammerschlag, her parents and others, from her forced emigration from Vienna in 1939 until after World War II.
Dates: 1939-1949