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Aaron-Aarons-Marcus-Philipp Families Collection
Genealogical information and family trees on various families
Abraham Geiger Collection
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.
Addenda to the Joseph Braunstein Collection
Addenda to the Joseph Braunstein Collection hold the private and professional documents of Dr. Joseph Braunstein, a musicologist and amateur mountaineer from Vienna. The addenda cover Braunstein’s successful emigration to the United States, as well as his activism at “Alpenverein Donauland” in Austria during the 1920s and 1930s. They further document many of his travels abroad.
Adler Family Collection
The Adler Family Collection holds materials regarding the lives of Thekla (née Grünebaum) and Leopold Adler and their children Bennie, Rose, Irma, and Berthold. The papers document their lives in Hintersteinau, Germany, the deaths of Leopold and Irma Adler, and the emigration of the remaining family members to New York. Included in the collection is a large amount of their correspondence, in addition to various family papers, including official documents, school records, immigration documentation, documentation relating to the careers of family members, and genealogical and historical research. The collection also contains family photographs and a photo album.
Albert B. Oppenheimer Collection
This collection contains a considerable amount of correspondence relating to Albert Oppenheimer's restitution and inheritance cases, as well as a number of personal, family, and vital records (mostly photocopies) and a large number of photographs.
Albert Dann Family Collection
This collection contains a wide variety of materials concerning Albert Dann, his ancestors, and children. Included are genealogical materials, correspondence, biographical information, and official, business, and restitution documents.
Albert Einstein Collection
This collection contains letters and notes by Albert Einstein, as well as photographs, clippings, items commemorating Einstein, the Einstein family tree, and autographs. The collection also includes a guest book from 1929 from Einstein's house in Caputh with entries made by guests who visited the house.
Albert G. Hess Family Collection
The collection contains materials relating to the life of Albert G. Hess and his family. These include official documents, correspondence, transcript of records of university, newspaper clippings, a publication, and photographs. The collection documents his life in Germany prior to World War II and in the United States after his immigration.
Albert Phiebig Collection
This collection contains materials collected and created by Albert Phiebig in the course of his genealogical work. It primarily documents the history of the Phiebig family and related families, but also contains original materials from his ancestors and genealogical tables of other German-Jewish families, as well as other genealogical material and a few personal materials.
Albert Salomon Family Collection
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.
Alexander Fleischer Family Collection
The collection contains documents pertaining to the textile company “A. Fleischer KG” in Reichenbach im Eulengebirge in Silesia (today Dzierżoniów, Poland) and about the Fleischer family.
Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer Family Collection
The Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer Family largely centers on the emigration from Germany of the extended members of this family as well as documentation of Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer and information on the family's genealogy and individual experiences. The collection includes a large quantity of family correspondence; family trees; articles; official, military, and educational documents; some financial and legal documentation and correspondence; and photographs.
Alfred E. Lipsey genealogies
The Davidson/Borison family connection, a genealogy saga. Part I -- Davidson -- Borison (Datz-Kowsky Borishnikov; v. I -- Mauerberger/Mayerberg; v. II -- Mauerberger/Mayerberg Komisarsky family; v. III part A--Nathan family v. III part B--Nathan family v. III part B--Nathan family. v. IV Wistenetzky family; v. V--Miller family. v. VI--Capin family. v. VII--Lipshitz/Konheym family. v. VIII--Aron Wistenetzky family.
Alfred Rieser Family Collection
The collection holds Alfred Rieser’s family tree and his correspondence, documenting his genealogical research. Also included are photocopies of older official documents, illustrating the family tree.
Alfred Schutz Family Collection
This collection comprises the family papers of the social scientist Alfred Schutz and his family members, including his wife, parents and daughter. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, especially concerning family members' immigration. Aside from correspondence, the collection holds official, travel and identification papers and vital records, the creative writing of Alfred Schutz and other family members, and a small amount of material on restitution and genealogy.
Alicia Latzer Family Collection
This collection contains correspondence, vital records, and other materials pertaining to restitution claims against Austria by Alicia Latzer on behalf of herself, her sister, Renata Latzer de Davids, aka Renée Latzer, and their parents Aladár and Elsa Latzer. Also included are Hungarian land ownership records and Spanish translations of various vital documents. It also contains a small amount of personal material, and genealogical materials about the descendents of Moses Latzer (1810-1905) and Albert Löwy (1836-1902).
Allan T. Hirsh, Jr. Family Trees Collection
The Allan T. Hirsh, Jr. Family Trees Collection holds the family trees of the Hirsch and related families, compiled by Allan Hirsch.
Alois A.F. Marcus Family Collection
This collection consists of family and education documents, correspondence and genealogical materials, such as passports, report cards, burial plots and confirmation speeches.
Altschüler Family Collection
The collection contains a family tree of the Altschüler family of Grünstadt from 1760 to 1969, including birth, death, marriage, and emigration dates and locations. The family tree is accompanied by related correspondence. Also included is a certificate in memory of Henry Altschuler's work with the Jüdischen Jugendverein Ludwigshafen am Rhein.
Anna Herzfeld Woog Family Collection.
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.
Arnhold family collection
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.
Arnold Taenzer Collection
The Arnold Tänzer Collection documents the work and life of this German rabbi. Prominent topics of this collection include Moritz Lazarus, Jews in the German military, and the Jewish communities of Göppingen and Württemberg. The papers consist of manuscripts, official documents, diaries, correspondence, clippings, and a few photographs.
Aron Family, Frankfurt an der Oder Collection.
Family trees of Aron family since 1700.
Arons Family, Berlin Collection
Various archival materials pertaining mainly to the banking firm Gebrüder Arons as well as to Paul Arons, his wife Gertrud née Bleichröder, and to his father Albert Arons. Also mentioned are members of the related Arons, Bleichröder, Goldschmidt and Salomon families.
Arthur Levi Family Collection
This collection contains genealogical tables and family histories of the Levi and Dorfzaun families, as compiled by Arthur Levi. It also contains photocopies of legal documents from the 19th century and family photos.
Arthur Lowy Family Collection
This collection documents the history of the Lowy family of Berlin from the mid-1800s through the end of the twentieth century with a focus on Adolf Lowy (1878-1943) and his sons Erich (1916-2011) and Arthur (1921-1997). The collection includes family trees, correspondence, vital records, education records, military records, a diary from World War I, business records for the Hungarian wine merchants Dalchow & Löwy, emigration records, extensive clippings on Anti-Semitism, limited pieces of ephemera, a few photographs, one negative, and a play script.
Auerbach Rivers Family Collection
This collection contains materials of genealogical research from six different families. They include: genealogical information, photographs, birth, death and naturalization records, family sheets listing basic biographical information as well as census records and passenger manifests.
Aufhaeuser Family Collection
The following families are mentioned in this collection:
Augusta and Emil Mane Collection
This collection contains the personal papers of Augusta (1905-2000) and Emil Mane (1900-1991) of Philippsburg, Baden, Germany. They were forced to sell their iron works business Gebrüder Gutmann in 1938 and, after Emil’s imprisonment in Dachau and time in an English refugee camp, they immigrated to the United States. The collection includes personal correspondence, emigration and restitution materials, recipes, photographs, a family tree, and a list of what happened to the Jews of Philippsburg during or after World War II.
Bär-Oppenheimer Family Collection
This collection holds the papers of members of the Bär and Oppenheimer families from Bruchsal, Germany. It documents the history of the two families as well as the Bär leather distribution company and Oppenheimer woolens factory. Included in this collection are business and personal correspondence, personal papers, financial records, family trees and a few newspaper clippings.
- Subject: Genealogical tables X
- Leo Baeck Institute 492
- American Jewish Historical Society 3
- American Sephardi Federation 2
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 2
- Correspondence 305
- Photographs 240
- Manuscripts (documents) 150
- Clippings (information artifacts) 140
- Official documents 132
- Jewish families 105
- Jews -- Germany -- Genealogy 98
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 88
- Berlin (Germany) 86
- Jews -- Genealogy 78
- Legal documents 78
- Emigration and immigration 70
- Archival materials 69
- New York (N.Y.) 68
- Genealogy 62
- Notes (documents) 51
- Articles 47
- Diaries 42
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 41 + ∧ less
- German 450
- English 366
- Hebrew 110
- French 86
- Yiddish 27
- Polish 22
- Spanish; Castilian 19
- Dutch; Flemish 17
- Czech 15
- Latin 14
- Portuguese 14
- Russian 12
- Italian 10
- Hungarian 7
- Danish 6
- Swedish 4
- Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE); Imperial Aramaic (700-300 BCE) 3
- Slovak 3
- Turkish 3
- Arabic 2 + ∧ less
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 12
- Goldschmidt family 11
- Rosenthal family 11
- Oppenheimer family 10
- Strauss family 9
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 8
- Herz family 8
- Hirsch family 8
- Rothschild family 8
- Levi family 7
- Levy family 7
- Meyer family 7
- United States. Army 7
- Weil family 7
- Wolf family 7
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 6
- Cohn family 6
- Ehrlich family 6
- Gutmann family 6
- Oppenheim family 6 + ∧ less