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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

Anselm Marum and Sara Marcus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6318
Overview 43 original, handwritten letters in Judeo-German, written by Anselm Marum mostly in Sobernheim to Sara Marcus in Kreuznach and in Hüffelsheim during their long courtship, 1829 to 1842.
Dates: 1828-1842

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

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

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

Fuerth Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 994
Overview Various materials related to the Jewish community of Fuerth.
Dates: 1705-1974

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

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

 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

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

Hugo Steinthal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4056 / MF 730
Overview The bulk of the collection consists of extensive research notes for a history of the Saarland and Lorraine and their Jewish communities from the 14th century until 1938, with a notable gap for the 19th century.
Dates: 1922-1958

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

Julius Picard Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3586 / MF 1114
Overview The collection documents the lives of members of the Picard, Dreyfuss, Epstein and Kahn families in Alsace/Lorraine (now France) and Baden.
Dates: 1732-1991

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

Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem Correspondence

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Identifier: LBIJER 1085
Overview The collection contains the correspondence of the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem from 1950 up until 2005 and comprises 42 folders. The file contains internal correspondence of the institute's staff, as well as correspondence with other individuals and institutions. The correspondence includes minutes of meetings, requests for support, applications for scholarships, and research inquiries. It also addresses topics such as book publishing, donations of archival materials, cooperation with other institutes, and current affairs.
Dates: 1950-2005

Manfred Saalheimer Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3616
Overview The collection contains various documents relating to the Jewish communities in Chemnitz, Dresden and Hamburg in the late 1930s, as well as biographical information and personal documents regarding Manfred Saalheimer (1907-1967), legal representative of the Dresden Jewish community, and Josef Kahn (1881-?), president of the Chemnitz Jewish community. Also included are tributes to Otto Hirsch (1885-1941), president of Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland.
Dates: 1932-1957

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

[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

Sally Bodenheimer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7169
Overview The Sally Bodenheimer collection has a direct bearing on Jewish history in Germany and Austria throughout the 16th to 19th centuries and well into the middle of the 20th century. It encompasses manuscripts, rare printed documents, autograph letters, stamps, artwork (engravings), posters, broadsides, photographs, ex-libris, and various memorabilia.
Dates: 1494-1975

Schutzbriefe (Letters of Protection) Collection

 Collection
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

Stuehlingen Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11026
Overview Materials pertaining to the Jewish community in Stuehlingen, covering roughly years 1615-1820.
Dates: [unknown]