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Adolf and Frieda Heilberg Collection
The Adolf and Frieda Heilberg collection documents their lives and achievements. Most of the documents discuss Adolf Heilberg's 70th birthday and tributes on him. The publications of Frieda Heilberg concern topics like the textile industry and social and economic questions. In the personal documents of each person can be found birth certificates, master's and doctor's degrees and death certificates. Other documents include a Festschrift, speeches, articles, legal correspondence of Adolf Heilberg 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.
Alfred Karger Collection
This collection holds materials relating to the life and work of Alfred Karger, a German lawyer who immigrated to Ecuador in 1941. In addition to biographical materials this collection also contains some of Alfred Karger's writings, mainly published articles, and correspondence with different individuals and organizations, related to various topics between 1945 and 1968.
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.
American Association of Former European Jurists Collection
The collection contains correspondence, circular letters, reports, and lectures of the American Association of Former European Jurists. The materials are from the files of member Hans Teutsch.
Anne Fischer Collection
This collection contains the correspondence and personal papers of Anne Fischer. The bulk of the material consists of nearly five decades of continuous correspondence between Anne Fischer and Hermann Simon. In addition, there is a very small amount of official documents of family members and a few photographs.
Arthur Lilienthal Collection
The collection contains Lilienthal’s 1924 doctoral diploma from the University of Heidelberg. Also included is a photograph of Lilienthal’s portrait at about age 40 by the artist Colin.
Axis Victims League Collection
Correspondence, clippings, reports, memos and other office papers
Bernhard Kahn Collection
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.
B'nai B'rith Philatelic collection
Collection consists of first day of issue stamps issued by the U.S. Post office. Included with each stamp is a biographical or historical sketch of Jewish history as it relates to the stamp's theme. Sketches are organized alphabetically by subject.
Bruno Ungerleider Collection
28 copybooks with varying pages, handwritten and typed, containing the poetic writings in German of Bruno Ungerleider; 1908-1937
Bruno Weil Collection
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.
Carol Kahn Strauss Family Collection
This collection documents the history of the Kahn family from the 19th century to the end of the 20th century. The bulk of the materials relate to Alfred and Lotte Kahn, who fled Germany for New York City in 1939, where Alfred made a career as a lawyer and Lotte as a stockbroker. Paper materials include a family tree, vital records, correspondence, memoirs, education and emigration records, World War I military records, clippings, speeches, and ephemera. Papers showing the activities of the Kahn family in the Congregation Habonim in New York City are also included, as well as a large amount of family photographs ranging from the 1880s to 1969.
Curt C. Silberman Collection
The collection documents the life and interests of Curt C. Silberman. There are only a few materials related to his life in Germany and his and family's immigration. The bulk of the collection consists of documents and correspondence related to his involvement with Jewish organizations in the US and his visits to Germany, especially his hometown Wuerzburg.
Curt C. Silberman Papers
The collection documents the life and professional activities of the German-born attorney Curt Silberman, in the period of his life following his emigration to the United States, from the 1940s to the 1990s. The materials include correspondence; manuscripts of speeches; ephemera; clippings; publications such as organizational newsletters and anniversary booklets; and photographs. The majority of the materials relate, on the one hand, to Silberman's service in and engagement with social welfare, cultural and educational organizations and institutions, including the American Federation of Jews from Central Europe and allied organizations; and, on the other, to his activities as a lecturer and speaker, both in the United States and (from the 1960s on) in Germany, especially his hometown of Würzburg, on topics including the commemoration of Kristallnacht, German Jewish history, and aspects of international law.
Edgar and Brigitte Bodenheimer Collection
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.
Eduard Lasker Collection
This collection documents the life and work of Eduard Lasker, a German politician and jurist, who was member of the Prussian House of Representatives between 1865 and 1879, and later on member of the German Parliament (1867). He played a decisive role in the process of German Unification (1870), and gained importance as a co-founder and leader of the National Liberal Party and chief opponent to Chancellor Bismarck. The collection includes a great amount of photographs, identity cards, membership cards and business cards, but the core consists of obituaries, transcripts of some of his speeches and essays of other scholars, a draft of a constitution of the North German Federation with marginal comments by Lasker, letters, newspaper clippings, scholarly papers, essays, articles and a review.
Eleanor and Paul Alexander Collection
Eleanor Alexander née Eyck (1913-2009) and her husband Paul Alexander (1910-1977) were both born in Berlin and immigrated to the United States in the 1930s, where Paul Alexander became a respected professor of Byzantine history. This collection mainly documents his education and career. Several folders also contain book reviews and biographical information related to the lawyer and historian Erich Eyck, Eleanor’s father. It also contains correspondence between Eleanor Eyck and her parents from the 1930s, a few photographs, a family tree, and a few materials relating to other family members.
Elizabeth Blume-Silverstein collection
Collection includes newspaper clippings, articles, an excerpt from an oral history interview, and a short biographical summary of Elizabeth Blume and her husband, Max Silverstein. Of interest is Ms. Blume's oral history excerpt, where she describes an opinion she helped prepare for the American Jewish Congress concerning the Balfour Declaration.
Erna Magnus Collection
This collection comprises the research of the social worker Erna Magnus into the professional, cultural and civic activities of members of the Hamburg Jewish Community from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. It is composed entirely of index cards that record biographical and professional data on these individuals.
Ernst C. Stiefel Collection
This collection documents the work of the lawyer and researcher Ernst C. Stiefel, especially the research pertaining to his book Deutsche Juristen im amerikanischen Exil (1933-1950). Included here are articles and offprints, correspondence, notes, and copies of archival records from several institutions. Although the major focus of the collection is on Stiefel's research on German Jewish refugee jurists, other topics found here include National Socialism, post-war Germany, and various legal topics.
Ernst Hamburger Collection
The life of Ernst Hamburger was extraordinarily rich and varied; regrettably, his literary estate does not completely document it. In his flight from Nazi Germany, Hamburger had to leave all his papers behind. With a few exceptions, the same was the case in 1940. It appears he made it a practice to periodically weed his papers. At his request, a friend went through his papers after his death and destroyed two cartons full of personal and confidential material. Consequently, the remaining matter is only a fragment of a much larger life’s work.
Ernst Marcus Collection
This collection contains manuscripts by Ernst Marcus, as well as notes and diaries in which he recorded his philosophical ideas. There is also correspondence of a philosophical nature with Rebecca Hanf and Salomo Friedlaender, and original clippings of newspaper articles written by Ernst Marcus.
Ernst Pincus Collection
The Ernst Pincus Collection contains papers and correspondence of the lawyer Ernst Pincus and his wife Käte (née Zorek). The collection also includes some papers and correspondence of their parents, family members, and friends, along with family photographs and genealogical information.
Erwin Lichtenstein Collection
The Erwin Lichtenstein Collection documents the work of Erwin Lichtenstein as an author. The bulk of the archival collection is in reference to his book Die Juden der Freien Stadt Danzig unter der Herrschaft des Nationalsozialismus 1933-1945. The correspondence with Sam Echt, Werner Feilchenfeld, Ernst Loops and others reflect the response to Erwin Lichtenstein's publication. Noteworthy with regard to the book is the correspondence between Günter Grass and Erwin Lichtenstein. Although the bulk of the documents consists of correspondence, the collection also includes newspaper articles and book reviews, corrections and changes and the original manuscript of the aforementioned book.
Eugen and Lucie Oppenheimer Collection
The Eugen and Lucie Oppenheimer Collection consists of papers which belonged to Lucie and Eugen. A prominent topic is their relationship. The collection contains correspondence, a manuscript, an eulogy, financial documents, academic documents, a family tree, a confirmation book, a wedding journal, photographs, notes, and notebooks.
Eva Schiffer Family Collection
This collection contains the personal papers of Eva Schiffer (1925-2010) and her immediate family, focusing almost exclusively on the childhood of Eva and her younger brother Stefan Georg Schiffer in Vienna in the 1930s. The collection consists of family photograph albums, passports, school notebooks, correspondence, an autograph album, a diary documenting the infancy of Stefan Georg Schiffer, and a program from a memorial service for Eva Schiffer.
Fred Grubel Collection
Personal and professional documents of Fred Grubel relating to his work in the Jewish community in Leipzig and later on in the Leo Baeck Institute.
Frieda Friedlander collection
The bulk of the collection consists of materials pertaining to the Friedlander/Friedlaender families, descendents of the prominent banker and member of the Prussian House of Lords, Dagobert Friedlaender (1826-1904) from Kolmar, Posen (Chodzież, Poland). Also included are correspondence and other materials, documenting the efforts of Frieda Friedlander to assist the work of OSE in France and in the United States after World War II.
Gabriel Riesser Collection
This collection contains a variety of material regarding Gabriel Riesser, such as personal and professional correspondence in his own hand; a typescript, describing two publications about Riesser; photographs of his portrait; and a 1983 letter to the Leo Baeck Institute, discussing correspondence from Adolphe Cremieux to Gabriel Riesser. Also included is an album with personal messages from friends and colleagues.
- Subject: Lawyers X
- Leo Baeck Institute 97
- American Jewish Historical Society 13
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 1
- Correspondence 71
- Lawyers 57
- Jewish lawyers 52
- Clippings (information artifacts) 43
- Photographs 38
- Manuscripts (documents) 33
- Genealogical tables 26
- New York (N.Y.) 25
- Archival materials 23
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 22
- Berlin (Germany) 20
- Official documents 18
- Emigration and immigration 17
- Legal documents 17
- Restitution 15
- Jews -- Persecutions -- Germany 12
- Notes (documents) 11
- Articles 10
- Jews, German 10
- Publications (documents) 10 + ∧ less
- German 84
- English 66
- French 23
- Hebrew 16
- Spanish; Castilian 8
- Latin 6
- Polish 5
- Russian 4
- Yiddish 4
- Chinese 2
- Dutch; Flemish 2
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 2
- Italian 2
- Swedish 2
- Arabic 1
- Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE); Imperial Aramaic (700-300 BCE) 1
- Czech 1
- Danish 1
- Hungarian 1
- Mongolian 1 + ∧ less
- Council of Jews from Germany 5
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 4
- Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen Glaubens 4
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 3
- Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 3
- Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin 3
- Simon family 3
- Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands 3
- Weil, Bruno, 1883-1961 3
- Adenauer, Konrad, 1876-1967 2
- American Association of Former European Jurists 2
- American Federation of Jews from Central Europe 2
- American Jewish Congress 2
- Axis Victims League 2
- B'nai B'rith 2
- Boy Scouts of America 2
- Breslauer, Bernhard, 1851-1928 2
- Breslauer, W. 2
- Echt, Samuel, 1888-1974 2
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 2 + ∧ less