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Guide to the Rabbi Leo Baeck 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

Guides to other archives

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

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

Halle a. d. Saale Community Collection

Identifier: AR 5213
Overview The collection consists of documents relating to the Jewish community of Halle an der Saale.
Dates: 1937, 1982

Hanna de Mieses 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

Hanna Lange Collection

Identifier: AR 10673
Overview The collection pertains to the life of the psychiatrist Hanna (Johanna) Lange (1893-1993) and to a lesser extent to the life of her second husband, Henry Pindar (1885-1964).
Dates: 1896-1998

Hannelore Floersheimer Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25311 / MF 860
Overview Documents and correspondence pertaining to Hannelore Floersheimer and her family
Dates: 1931-1958

Hans and Birgit Neuberg Collection

Identifier: AR 10831
Overview The bulk of the collection consists of published materials from the 1980s describing the former Jewish community in Krefeld and its fate during the Holocaust. Also included are genealogical tables of the extended Neuberg family.
Dates: 1923-1991

Hans Eltzbacher Collection

Identifier: AR 3623 / MF 649
Overview Financial, business, and personal papers of the Eltzbacher family and related families, including correspondence, architectural plans, financial ledgers, wills and testaments, clippings, and eulogies; of particular interest is the business correspondence of Count Aloys zu Kaunitz-Rietberg with the banker Jacob Loeb Eltzbacher (1758-1825), who was based in Neuenkirchen, Westphalia, along with supporting documents and records; material on the career of the lawyer Carl Eltzbacher (1854-1936), including clippings on his candidacy to the Cologne city council in 1903 and correspondence, including a letter from Konrad Adenauer.
Dates: 1781-1971

Hans Morgenthau Collection

Identifier: AR 4198 / MF 985 reels 1-4
Overview The first part of the collection (Series 1 = Personal documents) contains personal and official documents such as certificates, student and fraternity papers, visas and affidavits. Among the latter is the file “The United States vs. Matthew Morgenthau”. Hans Morgenthaus son was accused of starting a quarrel with a lieutenant as well as saying “the army is no better than Hitler’s”. The file contains other personal correspondence including a psychological profile of Matthews’s childhood written by his father. Furthermore, the collection includes the Spanish-American correspondence concerning the attempt to retrieve the Morgenthaus belongings from Spain. (The Morgenthaus lived in Spain from 1935 to 1937 and they left Spain at the beginning of the civil war.) The second part of the collection (Series 2 = Correspondence) consists of personal and official correspondence, including letters by family, friends and colleagues to Hans or Irma Morgenthau, as well as letters by the Morgenthaus themselves.
Dates: 1904-1980

Hans Schaeffer-Eckhard Wandel Collection

Identifier: AR 7023 / MF 511
Overview Material collected by Wandel for his biography of Hans Schaeffer, including recollections of Schaeffer by contemporaries and associates; clippings, reviews concerning Schaeffer and his work; photocopies of excerpts from Schaeffer's diaries and of reports and memoranda he wrote.
Dates: 1918-1971

Harry Alderman Collection

Identifier: AR 7052
Overview Folder 1 contains a 1617 legal brief from the city of Frankfurt to the Holy Roman Emperor concerning the openings of Jewish stores outside of the Ghetto. The brief has 168 pages, which include supporting documents.

Dates: 1617-1891

Hebrew Hammer (Film) Records

Identifier: I-539
Overview The Hebrew Hammer was a 2003 movie written and directed by Jonathan Kesselman and starring Adam Goldberg as the Hebrew Hammer. The collection contains production notes, copies of the set design, and several props from the movie.
Dates: undated, 2001-2003

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) Records

Identifier: I-363
Overview The records of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, now known as HIAS, comprise much of the history of HIAS through the second half of the 20th century, primarily through the files created by leadership based in the New York headquarters. Since the 1880s HIAS has worked with immigrants and refugees to help them emigrate legally from their home countries to safe resettlement in the United States and elsewhere, and they continue this work today. The records focus on files of the Executive Directors, including James P. Rice, Gaynor I. Jacobson and Karl D. Zukerman, and other material created by executive staff and by the Board of Directors. Also of importance is the work of the HIAS United States Operations Department in the New York office, handling the everyday details of immigration documentation, migration issues and resettlement activities in connection with communities throughout the United States, and in coordination with HIAS staff in overseas offices and the other departments in New York and Washington, D.C. In addition, more than 1100 files of legacy photographs have been digitized as part of this project and made accessible online.
Dates: undated, 1909-2003; Majority of material found within 1954-2000

Hedi Levenback Collection

Identifier: AR 6425 / MF 865
Overview Handwritten notebooks with recipes, knitting and sewing patterns, cookbooks; index cards of recipes in Box.
Dates: 1907-1930s

Heinz Katzenstein Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25109 / MF 904
Overview Correspondence from family members to Heinz Katzenstein in Gelsenkirchen and New York, 1933; travel and emigration documents, 1933-1939, including correspondence with freight forwarders and menues of S.S. Bremen; memorabilia related to 25th anniversary of Katzenstein & Co in Gelsenkirchen, 1928; correspondence with and clippings and other information about former classmates; correspondence regarding social security claims in Germany, 1981; photographs.
Dates: 1927-1993

Heldenmuth Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25005 / MF 866
Overview Various original documents related to the Heldenmuth family, such as correspondence, newspaper clippings, passports, certificates. The majority of papers consists of Henry Heldenmuth's restitution files.
Dates: 1866-1964

Helmut Lindt Collection

Identifier: AR 5596
Overview The collection contains correspondence, handwritten notes and manuscripts of Helmut Lindt. Also included is correspondence of Lindt’s cousin, Fritz Bernheim.
Dates: 1939-1986

Henry Hans Politzer Collection

Identifier: AR 11034
Overview The collection contains Henry Politzer’s Questionnaire I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute. Also included are original documents pertaining to his father’s emigration from Austria in 1941.
Dates: 1938-1999

Henry Herzog Collection

Identifier: AR 10518 / MF 946
Overview Miscellaneous materials pertaining to Ruth and Henry H. Herzog's families
Dates: 1762-1938

Henry M. Shotland Collection

Identifier: AR 10189 / MF 717
Overview The bulk of the collection consists of musical scores and sheet music, both handwritten by Henry Shotland and printed works he collected. In addition, there is biographical collection compiled by Marianne Shotland and a picture of cantor Leo Kartschmaroff.
Dates: 1856-1996

Henry Schwarzschild Collection

Identifier: AR 10024 / MF 811
Scope and Content Note This collection contains a congratulatory letter honoring Dr. Friedrich Wilhelm Foerster on his 90th birthday in Folder 1; the letter is signed by German Jewish academics in Israel. Folder 2 contains a list of individual and organizational members of the Organizing Committee for the Expansion of the Jewish Agency in Germany, as of June 24, 1929 (photocopy). Folder 3 contains an obituary for Henry Schwarzschild, New York Times, June 4, 1996. Folder 4 contains a post card from Dorothee Andres to Henry Schwarzschild, and a program for Brown's Lake Resort, Burlington, Wisconsin.

A group photograph of ‘Verband der jüdischen Jugendvereine Deutschlands‘ including Martin Buber and his portrait photography, Munich in June 1930, have been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.
Dates: 1929-1996

Henry Weingartner Collection

Identifier: AR 25291 / MF 858
Overview Vital records; certificates; clippings; correspondence pertaining to Henry (Heinz) W. Weingartner
Dates: 1914-

Henschel Family collection

Identifier: LBIJER 167
Overview Notebooks and other manuscripts, as well as some correspondence and one photograph pertaining to the Rosenfeld and Henschel families.
Dates: 1902-1942

Herbert Owens Family Collection.

Identifier: AR 25175 / MF 1017
Overview Diploma and licence for Oskar Weitzmann; photographs taken by Oskar Weitzmann, Herbert Owens' report about his emigration, Nazi and Olympic collectors cards, other photos.
Dates: 1916-1940; 1999

Herbert Seeliger 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

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

Hermann Baerwald Collection

Identifier: AR 744 / MF 973
Overview Official documents, correspondence, diaries, lecture notes and other manuscripts (an autobiography), as well as eulogies, transcripts and published materials.
Dates: 1832-1925

Hermann Cohen Collection

Identifier: AR 1026 / MF 690
Dates: 1872-1992

Hermann Fuernberg Collection

Identifier: AR 7194 / MF 463
Overview Correspondence and other materials on the Gildemeester Hilfskommittee including data gathered from potential immigrants.
Dates: 1936-1946

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