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A Voice still heard

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25668
Overview The collections contains two variously annotated typescripts of Eric Werner’s book ‘A voice still heard : the sacred songs of the Ashkenazic Jews’, New York, G. Schirmer, 1978. Also included are various related materials as well as the correspondence between Eric Werner and Fred Grubel at the Leo Baeck Institute.
Dates: 1974

Abraham Geiger Collection

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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

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 Salomon Collection

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Identifier: AR 3111 / MF 850
Overview Correspondence of Albert Salomon, manuscripts, course outlines, photos
Dates: 1926-1959

Alex Bernstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4187 / MF 459
Overview This collection contains materials written and/or collected by Alex Bernstein. Most is focused on the Jewish communities in Westphalia and in particular the town of Hoexter. Genealogical information is featured throughout, including a history of the Eichengruen family.
Dates: [unknown]

Alfred Marcus Collection

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Identifier: LBIJER 129
Overview The file contains various documents pertaining to research conducted by Alfred Marcus.
Dates: 1922; 1960 - 1971

Alfred Neumeyer Collection

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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

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

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

Antoinette Kahler Collection

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

Arnhold family collection

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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

Arno Nadel and Eduard Saenger collection

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Identifier: LBIJER 172
Overview Poems and letters by Arno Nadel and Eduard Saenger.
Dates: undated, 1901-1937

Arno Nadel Collection

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Identifier: AR 4314 / MF 947
Overview Manuscripts and clippings of poetry, and of music and literary criticism; photos of artwork by Nadel; a transcript of Nadel's diaries from 1941-1942; publications about Nadel; inventory of the papers of Nadel which are held by the Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem; and various unrelated material. Photocopies of manuscripts "Der weissagende Dionysos," vol. 1: "Mythen," 199 pages; vol. 2: "Goetter," 205 pages; "Die Mysterien. Der Gang des Eingeweihten," 171 pages. Transcript of speech by Arno Nadel attempting to present the traits of "Jewish music". Musical score; lecture by Nadel on Jewish Music (in shorthand). : Correspondence 1940-1942.
Dates: 1911-1973

Arthur Liebert Collection

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Identifier: AR 4313 / MF 863
Overview Manuscripts; photo; plaque; obituary
Dates: [unknown]

Autographs collection

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Identifier: AR 3588
Overview The collection contains a wide assortment of correspondence and photographs from actors, authors, musicians and others.
Dates: 1861-1940

Baden; Jewish Community Collection

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Identifier: AR 138 / MF 1110
Overview Government decrees, reports, manuscripts, clippings and other materials pertaining to Jewish communities in Baden (Germany)
Dates: 1809-2005

Beer-Meyerbeer Family Collection

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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

Berlin Community Collection

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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

Berliner family collection

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Identifier: AR 2575
Overview The bulk of the collection consists of one bound scrapbook with documents pertaining to Abraham Jacob, his estate, his son in law David Berliner, David Berliner’s son Abraham Berliner, and his son Moritz Berliner, all in the town of Flatow, ranging 1789-1898. The 456 pages in this scrapbook are in no chronological order. - Also included are three further documents, 1844-1913.
Dates: 1789-1913

Bertha Pappenheim collection

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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

Bruno Weil Collection

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Identifier: AR 7108 / MF 516
Overview This collection includes historical and genealogical information about the Weil family. Also included is correspondence regarding Bruno Weil's restitution case as well as the organization of Nazi persecution victims. World War I diaries and manuscripts of books written by Weil are also part of the collection.
Dates: 1854-1965

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

C. Z. Kloetzel Collection

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

Carl Henry Collection

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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

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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

Daniel Horn Collection

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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

Decrees Collection

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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

[Deutschsprachige Exil-Literatur nach 1933]

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Identifier: LBIJER 312
Overview Various materials assembled by Walter Berendsohn at the symposium on research of post-1933 German-language literature in exile (Erforschung der deutschsprachigen Exil-Literatur) in Copenhagen in 1972.
Dates: 1972

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

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