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Fred Grubel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3695 / MF 1020
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1883-1999; Majority of material found within 1920-1997

Fred Halbers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25325
Abstract

The Fred Halbers Collection documents the life and work of the actor, artist, and writer Fred Halbers. The main subjects of the collection are his life, his writing and his artwork, although material concerning other members of the family is also present. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, official documents, notes, some photographs, negatives and slides.

Dates: 1882-1987; Majority of material found within 1950-1980

Frederick Ritter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBI-JMB-2014.1
Abstract

This collection documents the life and work of Frederick (Fritz) Ritter, an actor, writer, and academic. Included are manuscripts of published and unpublished writings, articles, reviews, clippings, notes, personal documents, and photographs.

Dates: 1903-2011; Majority of material found within 1915-1987

Frieda Hirsch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 30
Scope and Contents

"Mein Weg von Karlsruhe ueber Heidelberg nach Haifa" is the memoir of Frieda Hirsch (née Goldberg) (1890- ). She describes the history of her parents, her upbringing in Karlsruhe as daughter of a well-to-do Jewish-orthodox family, her education at a humanistic high school (Gymnasium), her university studies (medicine) in Heidelberg, Karlsruhe and Breslau (1908-1913), and life during World War I in Karlsruhe and Heidelberg. She married Albert Hirsch (1887-1954) in 1915, a medical student and member of the Zionist student organization "Verein Juedischer Studenten" and settled in Heidelberg, where Albert worked as a pediatrician. Frieda Hirsch tells about life in Heidelberg, the births and upbringing of her children, various friendships (among others with Georg Hermann, Frieda Reichmann, Erich Fromm, and Eugen Taeubler), Zionist activities of her husband, and first anti-Semitic persecutions in Heidelberg in 1933. She gives detailed testimony of her emigration from Heidelberg via Salzburg and Triest to Haifa, where the family settled, of the difficult first years in Palestine with her husband opening a new medical office, and describes her experiences during World War II in Haifa, the founding of the state of Israel in 1948 and moving to Kiryat Ono after her husband's death in 1954.

The second text, an attachment of Hirsch's memoir, contains a genealogical table and a detailed history of Frieda Hirsch's (née Goldberg) and Albert Hirsch's families.

Dates: 1965

Frieda Wunderlich Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3230 / MF 480
Abstract

Correspondence, including letters from Alvin Johnson and Thomas Mann.

Dates: 1919-1969

Fritz Meir Fraenkel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 97
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a manuscript by Fritz Meir Fraenkel titled "Deutsche Juden im alten Jischuw" (typescript, 16 pp.) about German-Jewish emigration to Palestine before the founding of the Zionist movement, focusing on "Kolel Hod", an organizational and financial institution and a "Landsmannschaft" founded by immigrants of German and Dutch origin in Palestine in 1837.

The collection, furthermore, includes offprints and clippings of articles by Fraenkel (such as "Zur Folklore der Berliner Juden from" (1957), "Zur Deutung einiger Kontraktionen im Hebraeischen" (1958), "Abraham und Aron – zwei Beitraege zur biblischen Namensforschung" (1962), "Drei verkannte Fluessigkeitsbenennungen im Hebraeischen" (1967), "Deutsch und Hebraeisch miteinander verwandt?" (1969)), book reviews by Fraenkel, and ten editions of the periodical "Sprachwart. Monatsblaetter fuer Sprache und Rechtschreibung" (1962-1969) as well as three editions of the journal "Archiv fuer das Studium der neueren Sprachen" (1961-1965) mostly containing articles by Fraenkel on linguistic matters (German and Hebrew language).

The linguist Fritz Meir Fraenkel was born in Berlin in 1906. He was a member of the Zionist youth movement "Blau-Weiss" and other Zionist organizations and wrote for the weekly "Juedische Rundschau" until 1938.

He immigrated to Palestine in 1933 and settled in Jerusalem. He worked for "Keren Hayesod" and other institutions and continued writing articles for various Hebrew journals and newspapers.

Fraenkel died in Israel in 1976.

Dates: 1937-1970

Fritz Reiche Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25185
Abstract

Papers in this collection pertain to the academic life and career of theoretical physicist Fritz Reiche in Germany and the United States. Included are a curriculum vitae, memoirs, letters of recommendation, clippings from public documents such as newspaper articles, faculty letters, obituaries, as well as some personal correspondence, a death certificate, a manuscript and a few photographs.

Dates: 1928-2005; Majority of material found within 1939-1969

Fritz Victor Lenel Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25424
Abstract

This collection consists of a "Lenel family archive" created by Fritz Victor Lenel. In addition to materials common in genealogical collections, such as genealogical tables and photocopies of archival documents, this collection includes original material relating to Lenel's ancestors, many of whom were prominent members of the Mannheim Jewish community, and very thorough research notes and correspondence with distant relatives.

Dates: 1773-2010; Majority of material found within 1890s-1980s

Frost and Wegner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6468
Abstract

This collection holds the documents of Ismar Frost, his wife Rose Frost (née Wegner) and their family. The collection consists of private correspondence, professional and official correspondence, a large amount of restitution documents, personal documents and family photographs. It also holds Ismar Frost’s and other’s writings – fiction and non-fiction.

Dates: 1871-2003; Majority of material found within 1903-1969

Gabrielle Kaufmann Koppell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6182 / MF 925
Abstract

Correspondence, tax documents, manuscript about Palestine 1935; correspondence and documents related to the Kindertransport. The bulk of the collection consists of letters from Guenther und Werner Koppel, soldiers in World War I.

Dates: 1905-1935; Majority of material found within 1915-1918

Gaby Glueckselig Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25602
Abstract

The Gabrielle Glueckselig Collection centers on the personal and professional lives of Gaby and her husband Fritz Glueckselig. This collection documents many facets of the couple's lives, including their professional work, friendships, and families. A large focus is on the literary work of Fritz Glueckselig, Gaby's hosting of the German-language Stammtisch (originally founded by Oskar Maria Graf and George Harry Asher), and their families, but many other aspects of their lives are also documented here. The bulk of the collection consists of their correspondence, drafts of Fritz Glueckselig's writing, and a large amount of photographs and photo albums. Other documents include official documents of Gaby, Fritz and some family members; sketches including of Gaby's jewelry designs; a few scrapbooks; drafts of other authors' works; and other materials.

Dates: 1873-2015; Majority of material found within 1930s-2000s

Georg Hermann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7074
Abstract

This collection depicts the life and work of the author Georg Hermann. The main focus of this collection is his literary estate, and the collection contains extensive manuscripts of both his fiction and non-fiction writings, including novels, shorter fiction, essays, and articles. In addition, it also holds correspondence, clippings, photos, official documents and papers, writings by others about Georg Hermann and his work, and a few photos.

Dates: 1837-2001

Georg Iggers' Office Files

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25780
Abstract

The collection contains the office files of Georg Iggers, a renowned historian and social activist. His fields of expertise included historiography and modern European history. The collection is arranged into four series and two subseries. Materials in this collection include a large amount of correspondence, notes, drafts of writings, and some personal documents. The correspondence includes letters from renowned historians and scholars.

Dates: 1939 - 2017

Gerard Caspary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25577
Abstract

The personal papers of the professor for medieval history Gerard E. Caspary consist mainly of a typescript “From the edge of the Holocaust: Letters from my mother and grandmother 1940-1943”, composed by Caspary between 2005-2006 and the original letters on which it is based. Also included are photographs and additional family research documents.

Dates: 1830s-2006; Majority of material found within 1930-1960

Gerson Stern Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 172
Abstract

The bulk of the collection consists of typescript drafts, some with handwritten corrections, and private press versions of Gerson Stern's fictional and poetical writings.

Dates: circa 1930-2008

Gerta S. Freeman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11035
Abstract

The collection contains Questionnaire I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute. Also included are photocopies of various documents pertaining to Gerta Spiegel Freeman and her family in Vienna, Austria, such as education certificates, emigration documents, photographs, and others. Typescripts include Gerta Freeman’s autobiographical manuscript after her arrival in the United States in May 1938, and the transcript of an interview with her brother Harry Spiegel.

Dates: 1915-1999

Gertrud Kurth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10905
Abstract

The Gertrud Kurth Collection consists of material related to Gertrud Kurth and her family members. This collection has over 5 linear feet, and includes personal documents, correspondence and manuscripts. The last 3 linear feet of the collection contain photographs, photograph negatives and slides.

Dates: 1877-1996; Majority of material found within 1920-1965

Gertrud Mainzer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25417
Abstract

The Gertrud Mainzer Family Collection documents the personal and professional life of Holocaust survivor, attorney, and New York Family Court judge Gertrud Mainzer. It also includes materials about her family and her ancestors, including her husband, attorney Richard Mainzer, and her father, noted legal scholar Hugo Sinzheimer.

Dates: 1859-2008

Gertrude Berliner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1227
Abstract

This mostly unorganized collection holds manuscripts, drawings and correspondence, as well as some vital records, photographs and published materials pertaining to the author Gertrude Berliner and her family in Vienna, Austria, and in Hanover, Germany. Most of her writings deal with family and emigration, personal recollections and reminiscences of childhood and adulthood.

Dates: 1881-1990

Gettinger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25677
Abstract

This collection comprises letters, official documents, and photographs that pertain to the lives of members of the Gettinger family, specifically the brothers Isadore (Isidor) and Israel, as they attempted to emigrate from Austria amid the rise of the German Reich and the implications thereafter.

Dates: 1911-2012; Majority of material found within 1939-1946

Gisela A. Weil Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25391
Abstract

The Gisela A. Weil Family Collection holds papers of several branches of the family. Prominently featured are papers of members of the Meyer, Weil, Warburg and Melchior families. These papers provide glimpses into family members' lives along with some biographical details on them. The collection includes correspondence; many articles and clippings; official papers; educational certificates; family narratives and a few family trees and photographs.

Dates: 1829-2005; Majority of material found within 1933-1985

Gisela Bloch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11010
Abstract

Documents pertaining to Gisela Bloch and her ancestors, consisting of an 18th century travel journal, two friendship books, diaries, and some official records.

Dates: 1761-1939

Gomori and Katz Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25984
Abstract

This collection documents the parental families of Peter Gomori – primarily pertaining to his mother, Charlotte née Nadas Gomori – and of Jannette Katz- Gomori – pertaining to her parents, Anne née Wolff Katz and Rudolf Katz; documents are from before, during, and after World War II and the Holocaust. The collection consists mostly of family photographs and includes one family album; two death certificates; travel documents; handwritten and typewritten correspondences; a handwritten will; inventories of wedding presents and furniture purchases; and a prayer book.

Dates: 1840s-1990; Majority of material found within 1940s-1960s

Gottschalk and Krakauer Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25695
Abstract

The Gottschalk and Krakauer Families Collection provides documentation primarily on the immigration of family members of these two related families, but also documents the professional lives of family members along with other topics. The collection includes family correspondence, official papers and correspondence, material relating to the Molling & Co. department store, photographs, and notes.

Dates: 1900-2016; Majority of material found within 1937-1942

Graenum Berger Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-717
Abstract

The Papers of Graenum Berger (1908-1999) document Berger's involvement with Ethiopian Jewry and his efforts to bring about their rescue from Ethiopia through his organization, the American Association for Ethiopian Jews (AAEJ). The Papers also contain materials regarding Berger's other interests-his writings, his travels throughout the world, his community affiliations, his career as a Jewish social work executive, his commitment to Jewish causes, and his commitment to Israel. Also included are personal and biographical materials from his many long-term friendships and associations; correspondence, minutes, reports, clippings, manuscripts, research materials, journal articles, photographs, and publications.

Dates: undated, [1825]-2002 (bulk 1923-2001)

Papers of Cecilia Razovsky

 Collection
Identifier: P-290
Abstract

The papers consist of correspondence and reports of Cecelia Razovsky (married name: Davidson), noted social worker specializing in immigration and resettlement of refugees. The collection includes information about her work with the National Council of Jewish Women in the 1920s, and with the National Refugee Service (and predecessor organizations) in the 1930s. Information is included about her work as a Resettlement Supervisor in the post-World War II Displaced Persons camps in Europe, and as a field worker in the southwestern U.S. for the United Service for New Americans in 1950. The collection contains reports and correspondence from her trips to South America, primarily Brazil, to explore possibilities of refugee settlement in 1937 and 1946; as a representative for United HIAS Service to aid in settling Egyptian and Hungarian refugees in 1957-1958; and as a pleasure trip and evaluation of the changes in the Jewish community of the country in 1963. Also included in the collection are many of Razovsky's articles, plays, and pamphlets.

Dates: undated, 1913-1971

Guido Kisch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 787
Abstract

The Guido Kisch Collection documents the life and professional activities of Guido Kisch, teacher, researcher, and scholar in the field of Legal History. It also documents personal and to a lesser degree professional lives of some of the other members of the Kisch family, most notably his brother, Bruno Kisch, a cardiologist, and their father, Alex Kisch, who was a rabbi and a writer. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, financial documents, minutes, notes, off prints, photographs, printed materials, and writings.

Dates: 1794-1986; Majority of material found within 1920-1971

Gustav Beck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25290
Abstract

The Gustav Beck Collection includes materials documenting Gustav Beck's genealogical efforts, personal correspondence, documents, memoirs, and a large amount of photo albums.

Dates: 1882-2007

Hahn Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25457
Abstract

This collection contains materials relating to Isfried and Ilse Hahn and their family. It includes official and educational documents relating directly to Isfried and Ilse Hahn, such as property lists, residence permits, military service papers, and immigration and naturalization papers, as well as restitution and financial documents. Among the materials concerning the Hahn's relatives and ancestors are 19th-century commercial documents from the Voehl family of Gedern and Nidda in Oberhessen, Germany, as well as other correspondence, photographs, and genealogical materials relating to the Hahn, Meyer, Levi, and Voehl families.

Dates: 1780-2011

Hanna Lange Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10673
Abstract

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

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