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Abraham Liebmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25571
Abstract

The collection mainly pertains to Abraham Liebmann and his son Wilhelm, as well as on Abraham's grandson Siegfried and his great-grandson Albert, including their wives. It contains various documents, poetry and a large amount of correspondence from the 19th century. Prominent topics are related to the education, professional and military careers, politics, and marital lives of the family members. Also included are two restitution cases.

Dates: 1809-1981; Majority of material found in 1830-1918, 1947-1960

Adolf Frank Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7176/MF 722
Abstract

This collection contains material on Adolf and Albert Frank. Most of it is connected to Adolf Frank's career as a chemist and entrepreneur. The bulk of the material is business papers of various kinds, mostly minutes of meetings and correspondence. Notebooks and patent files can also be found. Prominent is material which shows Adolf Frank's role in the German wartime industry of World War I. Although most material is connected to Adolf Frank, information about Albert Frank is also included. Both are represented in personal papers that appear in the collection.

Dates: 1857-1964

Albert Salomon Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25522
Abstract

The Albert Salomon Family Collection holds papers of several members of the Salomon family, especially sociologist Albert Salomon, his wife Anna Salomon, his aunt social reformer Alice Salomon, and his daughter Hannah Salomon Janovsky. Much of the collection consists of family photographs. Other prominent materials include correspondence of Hannah Janovsky on the preservation and publication of her family members' writings and articles on the life of Albert Salomon. A small amount of family papers and genealogical information is also present.

Dates: 1765-2008; Majority of material found within 1972-1983

Alexander and Marianne Selinger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25016
Abstract

This collection documents the business of Café Éclair and the lives of the Winter family. The collection contains reviews of the café, and a guestbook with signatures of Austrian and American intellectuals and artists. The collection also includes the Winter family's documents from Austria (work and academic records) as well as clippings from their arrival and residence in the United States.

Dates: 1899-2000; Majority of material found in 1920s-1930s, 1970s-2000

Alice and Julius Rosenberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3546
Abstract

Flyers, pamphlets, and other ephemera from Jewish child welfare organizations in Diez and der Lahn and Bad Ems, and certificates from Julius Rosenberg's involvement in gymnastics competitions.

Dates: 1887-1929

Arthur and Ottilie Bleier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25272
Abstract

This collection holds the papers of Arthur and Ottilie (née Schnabl) Bleier. It primarily contains personal documents, such as educational and official papers. Prominent topics are Arthur Bleier's career as a physician and the Bleiers' internment in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp. In addition to the textual material, the collection holds some photographic material and some artifacts from the Holocaust, i.e. yellow stars and armbands.

Dates: 1884-1952

Artifacts and Memorabilia in the Hadassah Archives

 Collection
Identifier: I-578/RG 22
Abstract

This record group contains three-dimensional objects and printed materials that relate to the history of Hadassah. A bulk of this record group consists of promotional and commemorative objects and awards created by Hadassah for its Annual and Midwinter National Conventions, and for Young Judaea events. Examples of such items include t-shirts, hats, bags, buttons, stationery and keychains. Artifacts created by local Hadassah chapters and regions, as well as awards received by local and national Hadassah leaders from other organizations, are also included. Of a particular interest is the bronze death mask of Henrietta Szold.

Dates: 1910s-2010s

Barbara and Peter Rothholz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25201
Abstract

The Barbara and Peter Rothholz Family Collection contains documents and photographs of the families of Peter Rothholz and his wife, Barbara Peters Rothholz (originally Baerbel Gruenpeter), along with papers of the extended family.

Dates: 1877-1969; Majority of material found within 1916-1937

Bauer-Gross Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25250
Abstract

The Bauer-Gross Family collection consists of family papers, various documents, and photographs. Prominent topics are emigration from Germany, the family history, and Meta Bauer. The collection comprises correspondence, immigration papers, an academic confirmation, newspapers, a report, a manuscript, medical documents, identification documents, military papers, a birth certificate, an award certificate, obituaries, and a prenuptial agreement.

Dates: 1877-1974; Majority of material found within 1930s

Berend & Co. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1571
Abstract

The Berend & Co. Collection holds information about the Berend & Co. banking house and later sugar refining company and the Berend family itself. Prominent topics are business matters and Samuel Bacher Berend's son Herz Berend. The collection consists of correspondence, bank checks, birth certificates, military documents, protection papers, royal recognitions, academic documents, and other certificates.

Dates: 1769-1855; Majority of material found within 1830s

Bernhard Kahn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 416
Abstract

Bernhard Kahn dedicated 50 years of his life to welfare activities in order to help distressed Jews. Among others he worked for the Hilfsverein der deutschen Juden, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Comittee and the American Joint Reconstruction Foundation .The collection contains personal as well as professional correspondence, articles on Bernhard Kahn’s work and biography, lectures and speeches by him and a number of official documents such as letters of consignment, citizenship papers and educational and professional certificates.

Dates: 1901-1955; Majority of material found in 1908-1955

Bloom Family Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P24, Folder: P-838
Identifier: P-838
Abstract

Jennie Edelmuth married Aaron Bloom in 1932. Aaron was one of nine children of Dora and Moses Bloom. The bulk of this collection contains photographs of Aaron and his siblings Sara, Lena and Isadore and personal items of David and Aaron. Jennie and Aaron later divorced. The collection also encompasses photographs of the Edelmuth family and Jennie’s second husband William Gale and his extended family.

Dates: Undated, 1910-1960

Bohemia Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4196
Abstract

The collection contains official and private documents (originals or photocopies) pertaining to Jews in Bohemia during the 18th and 19th centuries.

Dates: 1787-1981

Boris Smolar Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-588
Abstract

This collection contains materials pertaining to the life and career of Boris Smolar, a journalist and editor-in-chief of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency and an author of children's books.

Dates: undated, 1913-1985

Carol Davidson Baird Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10302
Abstract

The Carol Davidson Baird Papers contain documentation of her family history. The collection includes copies of photographs, certificates and letters of various family members since 1862. It also contains genealogical charts reaching back to the 15th century.

Dates: 1755-2002; Majority of material found within 1918-1988

Cassirer-Tietz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7237
Abstract

The Cassirer-Tietz Family Collection concentrates on the genealogy of the Cassirer and related families. It also holds some biographical information on family members along with papers of a few individual members. The collection includes both research and personal correspondence, family trees and related research notes, documentation on the family foundation, articles and newspaper clippings, and photographs and negatives.

Dates: 1879-1983; Majority of material found within 1966-1983

Denise Wilde Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25189
Abstract

The Denise Wilde Family Collection holds the papers of members of the Wilde and Szymanski families, with much of the material centering on the life of dentist Herbert Wilde. The collection largely focuses on the immigration of the Wilde family, the education and Belgian dental practice of Herbert Wilde, and the restitution claims of several family members. The collection consists of official and educational documents, correspondence, photographs and family trees.

Dates: 1906-2010; Majority of material found within 1929-1951

Dolly Haas Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25447
Abstract

The Dolly Haas Family Collection documents the significant events in the lives of several Haas family members and it also contains some details of the early career of Dolly Haas. About half the collection consists of family correspondence. In addition there are a diary, wedding papers of Charles and Margarethe Haas, photographs, educational certificates of Dolly Haas and her sister Margarete, some articles, and various other family documents.

Dates: 1883-2011; Majority of material found within 1901-1935

Dukes-Schlesinger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5452 / MF 842
Abstract

Personal documents such as death, birth, marriage, and school certificates, wedding album of Elsa and Alfred Dukes, etc.

Dates: 1869 - 1948

Edgar and Brigitte Bodenheimer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25709
Abstract

The Edgar and Brigitte Bodenheimer Collection documents the professional and personal life of law professor Edgar Bodenheimer as well as that of his wife, Brigitte Bodenheimer (née Levy). The collection contains documentation on their early legal work during the 1940s, Edgar's participation in the Nuremberg Trials, and postwar work as professors, as well as material on their daily lives and other family members. The collection includes a copious amount of correspondence, lecture texts, certificates and diplomas, diaries and notebooks, newspaper clippings, teaching material, poetry, a friendship album, and other papers.

Dates: 1897-1992, 2011; Majority of material found within 1920-1983

Eliane and Roger Herz-Fischler Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25550
Abstract

The Eliane and Roger Herz-Fischler Family collection contains the papers of their ancestors, including members of the Holländer, Sommer, Fischler (formerly Fischleiber or Fischleber), Furcht, Katzenstein and other related families. The collection focuses on documentation of their lives in Germany and the emigration of some family members and consists of official documents such as birth, death, and naturalization certificates, photographs, correspondence, educational papers, some genealogical notes, and a painting.

Dates: 1891-2011; Majority of material found within 1937-1998

Elizabeth W. Trahan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25038
Abstract

The Elizabeth W. Trahan Collection documents the personal and professional life of Elizabeth Welt Trahan, who was active as a scholar and writer and taught for several years at various universities in the U.S. Her autobiographical materials, such as her diary, reflect her personal view on Vienna, Austria during World War II. Other papers include personal documents, correspondence, a diary and other autobiographical manuscripts.

Dates: 1913-2009; Majority of material found within 1939-1947

Elsa Oestreicher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 328 / MF 1085
Abstract

Elsa Oestreicher, née Herz, born in Berlin in 1878 and married to the physician D. Jacques Oestreicher, was a successful cooking instructor and author of cookbooks. In 1942 she was deported to Theresienstadt where she also worked as a cook, cooking instructor and as head of the soup-kitchen until her liberation in 1945. The collection contains Elsa Oestreicher’s notes on Theresienstadt, concentration-camp insignia, correspondence, poems and memoirs by her as well as official documents such as certificates related to her profession.

Dates: 1878-1963; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Ennis Brandenburger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25150
Abstract

The Ennis Brandenburger Family Collection documents the Brandenburger genealogy as well as the family business they established in Wil, Switzerland. Information on the history of the Jewish Community in Gailingen, Germany is also present. The collection includes various official and citizenship certificates, family trees and narratives on the family history, contracts relating to marriage or the transfer of property, photographs and a newspaper clipping.

Dates: 1847-1939; 1990-2005

Erna Maier Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25186
Abstract

The Erna Maier Family Collection documents the life and the education of Erna Maier. The collection primarily consists of letters written to Erna Maier by her parents. The correspondence between Erna, Laura and Heinrich Maier shows their close relationship. Postcards, daily calendars, poetry and a recipe collection can be found in the collection as well. Other documents includes official documents of Erna Maier and her family, as well as school materials, photos and notes.

Dates: 1901-1999; Majority of material found within 1910-1995

Ernst Wertheimer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3356
Abstract

This collection contains vital and personal documents, photographs, clippings, and correspondence pertaining to the Wertheimer and Gutmann families.

Dates: 1857-1937

Ettinghausen-Oppenheimer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6346
Abstract

The Ettinghausen-Oppenheimer Family Collection holds the papers of members of the Oppenheimer, Ettinghausen and related families. Much of the collection consists of a comprehensive assortment of birth and death certificates, last wills, military documents, school reports, marriage contracts, estate inventories for various family patriarchs, and other financial papers. Notable are two letters of protection (Schutzbriefe) for two family members.

Dates: 1797-1936;1962-1995; Majority of material found within 1840-1872

Eva Abraham-Podietz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25165
Abstract

The Eva Abraham-Podietz Family Collection holds the assorted papers of members of the Jacobus, Rosenbaum, Rosenberg and related families. Included in the collection are official documents, personal papers, family trees, photographs, and articles.

Dates: 1767-2004

Eva Heilberg Schäffer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25411
Abstract

The collection consists of private correspondence, personal documents and writings of Eva Heilberg Schäffer, her parents, her husband Hans Schäffer, her daughters and other relatives and friends.

Dates: 1849-1995; Majority of material found within 1890-1945

Felix I. Kauffmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2633
Abstract

This collection holds the papers of publisher and rare book dealer Felix I. Kauffmann, and contains documents relating to the family publishing house, his military service in World War I, and membership in Jewish organizations. The collection includes some correspondence with Leo Baeck as well as other correspondence, official documents such as military, vital and legal papers, curricula vitae, newspaper clippings and articles, and other papers.

Dates: 1877-1965; Majority of material found within 1939-1946

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