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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

Arnhold family collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2920
Overview 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

Berlin Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 88
Overview The collection consists of various materials covering aspects of the Berlin Jewish community’s history from the 1880s to the 1990s, concentrating on documents from the community’s sole official congregation, “Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin”.
Dates: 1862-1991

Bertha Pappenheim collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 157
Overview Primarily published materials by and about Bertha Pappenheim and the League of Jewish Women (Jüdischer Frauenbund), with some original materials.
Dates: 1928 - 1993

Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland) Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2355
Overview The collection contains manuscripts and other documents as well as publications pertaining to the Jewish community in Breslau.
Dates: 1786-1991

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

C. Z. Kloetzel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 273
Overview The collection consists of material pertaining to Cheskel Zwi Kloetzel and his work.
Dates: 1920-1951

Carl Henry Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6151
Overview Genealogical tables and accompanying materials (correspondence, clippings, notes, etc.) pertaining largely to the Huttenbauer family (maternal side) and the Levy family (paternal side).
Dates: [unknown]

Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbuerger Juedischen Glaubens

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3965
Overview The collection contains bylaws, circulars, guiding principles, lectures, minutes, newspaper articles, and proclamations pertaining to the German representative organization “Centralverein”.
Dates: 1884-1937, 1972

Commemorating Kristallnacht and Jewish musicians

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Identifier: AR 6262
Overview Newspaper clippings and other published materials about Kristallnacht commemorations and an exhibition about Jewish musicians in Frankfurt am Main.
Dates: 1989-1994

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

David Mannheim Collection

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

Ein Nazi fährt nach Palästina.

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 161
Overview The file contains newspaper clippings pertaining to the series of articles titled "A Nazi Travels to Palestine," and consists of two folders.
Dates: 1934; 1961-1984

Ernest A. Grunsfeld Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7149
Overview The collection contains diaries and other private and business related documents of the businessman Ernest A. Grunsfeld and his family, 1894-1927.
Dates: 1894-1927

Erwin Loewenson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 335
Overview The first folder contains essays and manuscripts written by Loewenson, as well as his letters written to the heads of various Zionist organizations (e.g., Keren Hayesod) during the 1920s. Also included are reminiscences about Erwin Loewenson. The second folder contains newspaper articles written by Loewenson.
Dates: 1924-1979

Fega Frisch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2555
Overview The collection holds original translations and clippings of Russian and Yiddish literature into German by Fega Frisch. Also included are some personal documents, such as education records and ID papers.
Dates: 1897-1959

Firma F.V. (Falk Valentin) Gruenfeld Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2259 / MF 566
Overview Various published and archival materials pertaining to the textile company F.V. (Frank Valentin) Gruenfeld.
Dates: 1854-1979

Fraenkel – Neugarten Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 189
Overview The collection contains materials pertaining to Fraenkel – Neugarten Family.
Dates: 1877-1983

Frieda Friedlander collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4994
Overview The bulk of the collection consists of materials pertaining to the Friedlander/Friedlaender families, descendents of the prominent banker and member of the Prussian House of Lords, Dagobert Friedlaender (1826-1904) from Kolmar, Posen (Chodzież, Poland). Also included are correspondence and other materials, documenting the efforts of Frieda Friedlander to assist the work of OSE in France and in the United States after World War II.
Dates: 1891-1981

Fritz Meir Fraenkel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 97
Scope and Contents The collection contains a manuscript by Fritz Meir Fraenkel titled "Deutsche Juden im alten Jischuw" (typescript, 16 pp.) about German-Jewish emigration to Palestine before the founding of the Zionist movement, focusing on "Kolel Hod", an organizational and financial institution and a "Landsmannschaft" founded by immigrants of German and Dutch origin in Palestine in 1837.

The collection, furthermore, includes offprints and clippings of articles by Fraenkel (such as "Zur Folklore der Berliner Juden from" (1957), "Zur Deutung einiger Kontraktionen im Hebraeischen" (1958), "Abraham und Aron – zwei Beitraege zur biblischen Namensforschung" (1962), "Drei verkannte Fluessigkeitsbenennungen im Hebraeischen" (1967), "Deutsch und Hebraeisch miteinander verwandt?" (1969)), book reviews by Fraenkel, and ten editions of the periodical "Sprachwart. Monatsblaetter fuer Sprache und Rechtschreibung" (1962-1969) as well as three editions of the journal "Archiv fuer das Studium der neueren Sprachen" (1961-1965) mostly containing articles by Fraenkel on linguistic matters (German and Hebrew language).

The linguist Fritz Meir Fraenkel was born in Berlin in 1906. He was a member of the Zionist youth movement "Blau-Weiss" and other Zionist organizations and wrote for the weekly "Juedische Rundschau" until 1938.

He immigrated to Palestine in 1933 and settled in Jerusalem. He worked for "Keren Hayesod" and other institutions and continued writing articles for various Hebrew journals and newspapers.

Fraenkel died in Israel in 1976.
Dates: 1937-1970

Gelnhausen, Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6397
Overview The collection consists mainly of the correspondence of Johanna Boetz, Richard Scheuer and the city of Gelnhausen about its Jewish community in general and particularly about the rededication of the local synagogue on September 25, 1986. Also included are press releases and newsletters, manuscripts such as "Das Schicksal der Juden im Main-Kinzig-Kreis, Jugendliche suchen eine Erklaerung," and clippings.
Dates: 1981-1992

George Arnstein Manuscripts Collection

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

Gerta S. Freeman Collection

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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

Guide to the Rabbi Leo Baeck Collection

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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

Guides to other archives

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Identifier: AR 25054
Overview Guides to archives and special collections in the USA, Europe and Israel that were sent to and/or collected by LBI archivists over the years.
Dates: 1932-1998

Gustav Tuch Collection

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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

Hanna de Mieses Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4644
Overview The collection holds papers of the Mieses and related families, including family correspondence, business documents and photographs. Included are letters of the chess master Jacques Mieses (1865-1954); the private and business correspondence of Adolph Koritzer, a fur trader in Leipzig, and his fiancée, Nanny Herzberg, 1856-1859; engagement letters of Marcus Pflaum and Emilie Hoeter-Hirsch, 1833; and correspondence and manuscripts of the literary historian Friedrich Gundolf (1880-1931).
Dates: 1833-1981

Herbert Seeliger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3957 / MF 565
Overview The Herbert Seeliger collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and clippings pertaining to Berlin’s Jewish community life. A large part documents Seeliger’s work on an extensive history of the Jews in Berlin.
Dates: 1936-1959

Herman Muehlstein Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-519
Overview The collection consists of the records of the Herman Muehlstein Foundation from 1947 to 2007. The Herman Muehlstein Foundation was a philanthropic organization that gave generously to educational institutes and agencies that supported Herman Muehlstein’s mission to improve the life and quality of young men and women in need of financial assistance. The Herman Muehlstein Foundation was established in 1947 and closed in 2005. The collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, legal papers, and grant proposals.
Dates: undated, 1947-2007