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Aaron-Aarons-Marcus-Philipp Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5790 / MF 868
Overview Genealogical information and family trees on various families
Dates: 1680-2000

Abraham Geiger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 29
Overview 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

Alexander Fleischer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3641
Overview 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.
Dates: 1889-1970

Alfred Rieser Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4871
Overview 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.
Dates: 1979-1981

Anna Herzfeld Woog Family Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10847 / MF 604
Overview 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

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

Arons Family, Berlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5610
Overview 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.
Dates: 1805-1936

Beer-Meyerbeer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3185
Overview Much of the collection consists of photocopies and reproductions of documents, photographs, and artworks pertaining to various branches of the Beer-Meyerbeer family. The collection also contains several family trees and histories going back as far as 1677.
Dates: 1667-1996

Bendix (ben Ephraim) Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 10923
Overview This collection contains family trees, as well as photocopies of emigration documents, vital records, correspondence, photographs, and other materials pertaining to the whole Bendix family and some of their members.
Dates: 1810-2000

Buttenhausen Jewish community collection

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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

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]

Cora Berliner collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 805
Overview The collection contains mostly correspondence of and about Cora Berliner.
Dates: 1911-1994

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

Eduard Cohen Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3785 / MF 689
Overview The bulk of the collection contains family correspondence mainly in typescript. The most extensive part are the letters from Olga Cohen to her son Max from 1882 to 1893. The collection also contains a manuscript with notes of conversations Eduard Cohen had with Otto von Bismarck as well as a letter of condolence from Bismarck to Eduard Cohen's children. In addition, there are miscellaneous letters, memorabilia, and genealogical notes.
Dates: 1849-1971

Eger Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 21
Overview Genealogical tables and other materials describing the ancestry of Rabbi Akiba Eger (1761-1837) and his descendents.
Dates: 1914-1993

Elias Bondi Collection

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Identifier: AR 5426 / MF 542
Overview Correspondence of Dr. Elias Bondi.Letters are to his brother Marcus Bondi, a geologist. And to his sisters Schewa and Clara. Letters refer to cholera epidemics (1831) in Hamburg. Letter of November 1833 to Clara Bondi refers to marriage and dowry. Letters from Ignaz Maron to his wife. George Meyer to his brother Friedrich (1890s). Letters from Clara Bondi to her niece Julie Bondi. Letters from Ignatz to Caecilie Bondi.
Dates: 1811-1896

Ernst Kitzinger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3086 / MF 568
Overview The collection contains three circumcision registers (Mohelbuecher) with some entries from Prague, 1816 and Baiersdorf, 1819 and mostly from Munich, 1826-1885. In addition there is a ‘Memorbuch’ from Fuerth, Bavaria.
Dates: 1801-1965

Esslinger Family Collection

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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

Felsenstein Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6900 / MF 828
Overview Xerox of family tree; Manuscript by Ernest S. Felsenstein "Introduction to the history of the descendants of Abraham Felsenstein 1813-1885" (1973, 70 typed pages, English)
Dates: 1854-

Fred W. Lessing Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2235 / MF 483
Overview Family documents, correspondence, genealogical tables, memoirs, photographs
Dates: 1800-1963

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

Frieda Hirsch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 30
Scope and Contents "Mein Weg von Karlsruhe ueber Heidelberg nach Haifa" is the memoir of Frieda Hirsch (née Goldberg) (1890- ). She describes the history of her parents, her upbringing in Karlsruhe as daughter of a well-to-do Jewish-orthodox family, her education at a humanistic high school (Gymnasium), her university studies (medicine) in Heidelberg, Karlsruhe and Breslau (1908-1913), and life during World War I in Karlsruhe and Heidelberg. She married Albert Hirsch (1887-1954) in 1915, a medical student and member of the Zionist student organization "Verein Juedischer Studenten" and settled in Heidelberg, where Albert worked as a pediatrician. Frieda Hirsch tells about life in Heidelberg, the births and upbringing of her children, various friendships (among others with Georg Hermann, Frieda Reichmann, Erich Fromm, and Eugen Taeubler), Zionist activities of her husband, and first anti-Semitic persecutions in Heidelberg in 1933. She gives detailed testimony of her emigration from Heidelberg via Salzburg and Triest to Haifa, where the family settled, of the difficult first years in Palestine with her husband opening a new medical office, and describes her experiences during World War II in Haifa, the founding of the state of Israel in 1948 and moving to Kiryat Ono after her husband's death in 1954.

The second text, an attachment of Hirsch's memoir, contains a genealogical table and a detailed history of Frieda Hirsch's (née Goldberg) and Albert Hirsch's families.
Dates: 1965

Friedmann and Rosenthal Families

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Identifier: AR 6200 / MF 769
Overview Family documents, genealogical tables, wedding announcements and wedding journal, map of Westprussia
Dates: [unknown]

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

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

Gilbert Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 1028 / MF 818
Overview Correspondence, documents, photographs, etc. related to members of the Ginsberg/Gilbert family.
Dates: 1748-

Goldschmidt-Schloessinger Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25043 / MF 986
Overview Documents, photographs, and paintings related to the Goldschmidt Schlesinger family. Material related to the Schloessinger-Wuerzburger and the Goldschmidt-Bock families. Documents related to the Jewish community in Frankfurt.
Dates: 1520-1980

Gottfried Isaac Family

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Identifier: AR 6180 / MF 869
Overview Correspondence, personal documents, family tree, IDs, documents relating to emigration, school documents, US Army papers, vocational documents (Photocopies)
Dates: [unknown]

Graefenberg Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 231
Overview The collection contains military letters for Julius Frankenstein; genealogical tables for the Graefenberg family; and materials about the gynaecologist Ernst Graefenberg.
Dates: 1877-2003

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