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Hirsch-Wormser Family/Messingwerk AG collection
The collection contains correspondence, reminiscences, and published materials pertaining to the “Messingwerke“ metal company and its successor firms in Halberstadt, Germany. The file also includes personal documents pertaining to Joseph Hirsch (1809-1871); Jenny Wormser née Hirsch (1848-1916) and others.
Hope Feitelberg families collection
The collection consists of memoirs and other manuscripts by David Feitelberg and other members of the Feitelberg-Hope families.
Howard and Jenny Hall Collection
The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between Howard and Jenny Hall, exchanged between 1943 and 1944. There is also correspondence documenting their efforts to bring their family members from Germany to the United States between 1939 and 1941. In addition, the collection contains the transcript and the translation of an interview, Howard Hall gave in Germany in 1996.
Hugo Steinthal Collection
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.
Ida Loewenson Collection
Various writings - poetry, short stories, essays, etc. - of Ida Loewenson, who used the penname Ida Loefen. Also included are Loewinson family trees.
Ilse Rothblat Family Collection
Correspondence, documents, cookbook.
This is a collection of clippings pertaining mostly to German-Jewish individuals, whose life, accomplishment, or death had been noteworthy enough to trigger the interest of an editor at a newspaper or a journal. From the 1960s to the end of the 20th century, archivists at the Leo Baeck Institute perused dailies, immigrants’ journals and periodicals of special interest groups in the United States, in Israel, in various European countries and beyond to discover traces of the scattered survivors of German-speaking Jewry. Birthday celebrations, special anniversaries and obituaries as well as reports about deeds and accomplishments were clipped from the publications and collected. Today, these clippings bear testimony of all these individuals’ lives and German speaking Jewry as a whole.
Ingrid Decker Collection
Three essays by Ingrid Decker are bound together into one illustrated typescript. They all report about Jewish German survivors of the Holocaust and their emigrations to Mexico and to the Dominican Republic.
Inventory of the Eberbach Jewish Community Collection
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.
Irma C. Erman Collection
The collection contains plays and poems by the writer Irma Erman, mainly reflecting on the plight of German Jewish refugees in Shanghai. Also included are poems by Carl Sandburg in German translation.
Irmgard Schüler Collection
The collection contains various materials pertaining to Oskar Schüler, his wife Martha, and their daughter Irmgard Schüler.
Isaac de la Motta Collection
Contains certified copies of various documents presented to the court and pertaining to the estate of Isaac de la Motta of Charleston, South Carolina. Included is a copy of a deed of sale for slaves owned by Sarah Canter de la Motta and witnessed by John Canter, and a copy of the ketubah, in Hebrew and also in translation, of Isaac de la Motta and Sarah Canter, signed by Levi Sheftall, Abraham De Lyon, Isaac Franks, Raphael Da Costa Amesquita, and Isaac de la Motta, with accompanying affadavits. It is unclear for what purpose these documents were prepared.
Isidor A. Popper Collection
The collection contains mainly letters written to Isidor Popper before and during the German invasion of Czechoslovakia, asking for asylum in the United States. Also included are business records pertaining to Isidor Popper.
Isidor Weisskopf Collection
Letters addressed to Isidor Weisskopf, Feb. 1939 - Dec. 1940, from his relatives and other members of the Jewish community in Ratibor (today Racibórz, Poland) about their planned or successful emigration.
Jacob Bernays - Hans Bach Collection
Correspondence and other documents collected and written by Hans Bach for the publication of his book about Jacob Bernays and the history of German Jewish intellectual life in the 19th century. Also included are autographs pertaining to Jacob Bernays and materials about his father, Rabbi Chacham Isaac Bernays.
Jacoby Family Collection Lychen
The collection consists of various archival materials pertaining to the Jacoby family in Lychen (Brandenburg, Germany). In particular, it comprises citizenship papers and other vital documents as well as business ledgers from the 19th century. There is 20th century correspondence, mainly about genealogy, and clippings documenting conditions in Germany in 1934.
Jakob Katz and Gerti Birnbaum Correspondence
The collection contains the correspondence between Jakob Katz and his fiancée Gerti Birnbaum, and comprises 195 letters in seven folders. Katz's letters were written in Frankfurt, in Magyargencs (Hungary), and in London; Birnbaum's' letters were written in Kissingen, Antwerp, Amsterdam, Kreuznach, Berlin, Jerusalem, London, Frankfurt, and Tel Aviv. The earliest letter is dated July 1, 1933, and the last was written on February 18, 1936. Some letters are undated or appear to have been written by a third person.
Jakob Wassermann Autographs Collection
The collection contains 37 letters and postcards written by Jakob Wassermann to family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances, covering a variety of topics, from the deeply personal (his negative feelings toward his wife), to the professional (the sale of his books), and to the mundane (his appreciation for the United States). Most letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.
Jakob Wassermann Collection
The collection consists mainly of published and unpublished reminiscences about the author Jakob Wassermann by journalists and remote family mebers. Also included are two original autographs by Wassermann himself.
Jerome and Irene B. Bayer Collection
Correspondence, photos, brochures, newspaper clippings, collection of theater plays by Jerome Bayer.
Jerome Bayer Collection
The collection contains a small section of family papers and personal correspondence. The bulk of the collection consists of materials related to Bayer's professional life and his writings.
Jessurun family collection
The collection pertains to the Portuguese Jewish Jessurun family in 19th century Hamburg, including business and private documents.
Jewish Agency Mission to the Iberian Peninsula [October 1943 - September 1945].
The collection contains various materials pertaining to the Jewish Agency Mission to the Iberian Peninsula, October 1943 - September 1945.
Jewish Institutions of Adult Education in Berlin – Collection of Lectures
The collection holds mostly manuscripts of lectures given primarily at institutions of Jewish adult education. They were given by various scholars, lecturing on Judaism; Jewish history; Jewish philosophy; and other topics pertaining to Jewish culture.
Jews in France collection
Original documents from France pertaining to her Jewish population during World War I; the inter-war period; and the time of German occupation during World War II. Most documents originated with the Comité français d’information et d’action auprès des Juif des pays neutres and with the Alliance Israélite Universelle.
Jews in Germany after 1945 collection
The collection consists of clippings from West-German, Swiss, and US newspapers, as well as some correspondence, published materials and ephemera, describing various aspects of Jews in Germany after the Holocaust.
Jews in Weimar
This small collection holds name lists of Jewish residents in Weimar, 1879-1941, as well as reports from survivors of the Holocaust in Weimar. Also included is correspondence, describing these reports’ provenance.
Johanna Fischer Family Collection.
Family documents (1882-1939); photographs.
John H. Bergmann Collection
Extensive collection of genealogical information, family trees, manuscripts, and clippings on Swabian Jewish communities, with a special focus on the Jewish community in Laupheim.
John H. E. Fried Collection
The John H. E. Fried Collection contains legal briefs prepared by Fried as a legal consultant to the Nuremberg Tribunal. Manuscripts, legal briefs, clippings, offprints, and memoranda by Fried, Justice Robert Jackson, John J. McCloy and others, cover a range of topics including war crimes, National Socialism, international law, and human rights. The collection contains proceedings of war crimes trials, in particular those of the Nuremberg Tribunal. Also of interest are drafts and research notes by Fried for books on human rights and international justice.
- Subject: Archival materials X
- Leo Baeck Institute 439
- American Jewish Historical Society 9
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 4
- Manuscripts (documents) 180
- Photographs 159
- Correspondence 149
- Clippings (information artifacts) 74
- Genealogical tables 69
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 62
- Berlin (Germany) 61
- Vienna (Austria) 49
- Jewish families 41
- Publications (documents) 41
- Jews -- Persecutions -- Germany 37
- World War, 1914-1918 34
- Jews -- Germany -- History 31
- United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century 31
- Jews -- Germany -- Genealogy 29
- Palestine -- Emigration and immigration 29
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 28
- Austria 26
- Genealogy 25 + ∧ less
- German 351
- English 134
- Hebrew 58
- French 25
- Yiddish 10
- Spanish; Castilian 7
- Latin 5
- Russian 5
- Portuguese 4
- Chinese 3
- Czech 3
- Japanese 3
- Polish 3
- Dutch; Flemish 2
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 2
- Italian 2
- Swedish 2
- Danish 1
- Germanic languages 1
- Hungarian 1 + ∧ less
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 18
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 12
- Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen Glaubens 11
- Jüdischer Kulturbund 8
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 6
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 6
- Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin 6
- Rosenzweig, Franz, 1886-1929 6
- Rothschild, Eli 6
- B'nai B'rith 5
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 5
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 5
- Moses, Siegfried, 1887- 5
- Pinner, Ludwig 5
- Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden 5
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 4
- Blau-Weiss (Youth movement) 4
- Council of Jews from Germany 4
- Jewish Agency for Palestine 4
- Jüdisch-Theologisches Seminar (Breslau, Germany) 4 + ∧ less