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This collection contains the extensive research of the historian Hanns Reissner. The most prominent subjects of the collection are the philosopher and jurist Eduard Gans and the Verein für Kultur und Wissenschaft der Juden, although Reissner's research also addresses many other subjects within the field of both German and American Jewish history. Included in the collection are extensive research notes and correspondence concerning his work, his unpublished manuscripts, clippings and offprints.
Correspondence of Frankenbach, including letters from Lion Feuchtwanger, Helmut von Gerlach, Emil J. Gumbel, and a card from Hermann Hesse.
The Hans Heller Collection contains papers of the businessman and author John (Hans) Heller, originally from Vienna. The collection focuses on his creative writing, such as novels, poems, plays, essays, and his memoirs, as well as on files related to the Heller Candy companies in Austria, England, and in the United States, including the original company’s finances and property in Austria. The collection also includes personal documents, personal correspondence, some papers of his wife, artist Helen Heller, family photographs, and other materials.
This collection contains materials from Hans Juda, a journalist with the Handels-Zeitung of the Berliner Tageblatt. It includes educational and other personal documents, clippings and typescripts of Juda's writings, and materials related to a 1932 conference he helped organize, the Weltwirtschaftskonferenz in Berlin.
The collection is primarily comprised of manuscripts written by Dr. Hans Wechsler. Many of the manuscripts describe life in Palestine prior to the 1948 war and touch on philosophical themes.
This collection contains a manuscript by Kallmann containing his memoirs of the Hohenzollern Preparatory School in Berlin, as well as some issues of Kallmann's Ex-Internees Newsletter, aimed at former refugees interned on the British ship Dunera.
The Herbert Buky Collection documents the personal live of Herbert Buky and to a smaller extent the lives of other members of the Buky family. Included here are materials pertaining to Herbert Buky’s life in pre-war Germany, his immigration and his life in the United States after World War II. The collection consists of correspondence, documents, printed materials, unpublished manuscripts, and photographs.
The Herbert Seeliger collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and clippings pertaining to Berlin’s Jewish community life. A large part documents Seeliger’s work on an extensive history of the Jews in Berlin.
The Herbert Strauss Collection documents the life and professional activities of Herbert Strauss, writer, historian, and teacher. The collection includes correspondence, court procedures, documents, lists, manuscripts and lectures, notes, photographs, printed materials, and a small amount of teaching materials. Materials constituting the collection reflect various aspects of Herbert Strauss’ personal life, teaching, research and writings in the fields of German-Jewish history and relations, Anti-Semitism, and assimilation. The collection includes both, personal and professional materials related to Herbert Strauss, with personal being by far the smaller.
This collection details the lives and immigration experiences of Herta and Leo Leab. Given Herta Leab's experience as an executive in the Scherk cosmetics company and as the owner of her own company, Hedda Maar Cosmetics, it includes significant material on the cosmetics industry in Germany and the United States. Losses suffered by the Marcus, Liebeskind, and Scherk families in Nazi Germany and the Leabs' efforts to receive restitution are also well documented, along with some material on the town of Gilgenburg (now Dabrowno, Poland) and World War I. The collection is comprised of extensive personal and business correspondence, family and official papers, notebooks, clippings, and a few photographs.
The bulk of the collection contains vital records, professional papers, correspondence and photographs pertaining to the dentist Rudold Seegall and to the dental nurse and secretary Herta Marcuse during their common life in England.
The Hirschland Bank and Family Collection contains the family papers and banking records of the Hirschland banking firm established by Simon Hirschland in Essen. Family papers pertain to members of the Hirschland, Grünebaum, Neumann and other families, with an emphasis on family members' emigration and role in the family firm. Banking records focus on the history of the family firm from the 1930s through the 1960s, including records of successor financial firms. The collection includes prolific correspondence, banking files and financial records, family papers, official documents, photographs and photo albums, contracts, and other papers.
The records document the Histadruth Ivrit's early history to the present, representing a significant portion of its work in spreading the Hebrew language in the United States in the second half of the twentieth-century. The records include substantial amount of material regarding the organization's history, administration, public events, publications, and reports. Some information of the early history of the Histadruth Ivrit could be found in the records kept by the writer Daniel Persky. Persky collected personal and professional records that include correspondence with friends, readers, and writers; a partial collection of the drafts of his own publications, and a collection of photographs and newspaper clippings. The functions and activities of the Histadruth Ivrit are documented through Board of Trustees and Board meetings agendas and minutes; various programs for events, conventions, conferences, and celebrations; documents related to fundraising; public relations, press releases and brochures; correspondence with different individuals, organizations, and foundations; Histadruth Ivrit's publications among them the newspaper Hadoar and Tov Lichtov; a large collection of photographs, and scrapbooks. The records of the Histadruth Ivrit represent the large majority of the organization's activities dating from the 1980s to the present. Records for the earlier years of activities are fragmented and incomplete. The records related to the life of Daniel Persky are also partial and copies of many of his publications are missing. This collection included brochures, correspondence, financial records, flyers, grant applications, invitations, lists, minutes, news clipping, orders, periodicals, photographs, press releases, reports, and scrapbooks.
This collection contains correspondence sent by Käthe and Hugo Höxter, first from their home in Mannheim, and then beginning late 1940 from the Gurs camp, to their son Heinz (Henry) in Louisiana.
This collection holds the papers of the lawyer and librarian Hugo Knoepfmacher. The main subject of the collection is his personal and professional life, although material concerning other members of the family is also present. The collection consists of official documents, notes, correspondence, manuscripts, some clippings, and a very small amount of published material.
This collection focuses on the professional work of art dealer and Plato scholar Hugo Perls. Among the documents assembled here are an extensive amount of manuscripts, notes on his writing, some correspondence, clippings, photographs and a few manuscripts of the writing of his second wife, Eugénie Söderberg.
This collection contains materials related to Hildegard Hess and to the Hess family. Included is correspondence between Hildegard, Arnulf, and Louis Hess and their parents, Ida and Nathan Hess, during the early years of World War Two. Other materials include a four-part epistolary narrative of the 1940 journey of Arnulf Hess and his family to Bolivia, via Amsterdam, Lisbon, and Costa Rica. The collection also contains additional correspondence, official documents, genealogical tables, and photographs. Much of the German material has English translations.
Folder 1 contains Ignaz Ziegler's autobiographical text "Der Roman meines Lebens" (typescript with handwritten notes, additions, and corrections, 24+2 pp.).
This collection contains documents pertaining to the family history and biography of Ilse Strauss in Krefeld (Germany), England, and Australia. Included are family trees, manuscripts, diaries, photographs and correspondence.
This collection consists primarily of materials documenting Ernst Shomberg's education and career as a physician both in Germany and in New York after emigration. There are a also a few items pertaining to his wife's family and some genealogical materials.
The collection contains various materials pertaining to Oskar Schüler, his wife Martha, and their daughter Irmgard Schüler.
The main content of this collection consists of materials documenting the genealogical research of Dr. Ivan A. Wolff. The bulk the material is correspondence with archives and genealogy institutes, as well as friends and relatives concerning Dr. Wolff’s ancestors and family history in Germany. The collection also contains papers relating to his research, including birth, death and marriage certificates, photographs, newspaper articles and family trees, specifically about his mother’s relatives from small towns such as Bebra, Pfungstadt, Essingen, Alsbach, Morschen, Binsfoert and Niederstein, all located in the state of Hesse. A study of Jewish cemeteries of this region as well as books and pamphlets concerning general genealogical research can also be found in the collection.
This collection documents the academic, professional and private life of Jacob Barosin (1906-2001), a painter and artist of Russian-Jewish descent. Barosin was raised in Berlin, but he fled to France in 1933 and in 1943 survived a stint in the Gurs concentration camp. The collection primarily contains correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts, official documents, personal papers, and photographs.
Typescripts and correspondence by Schönberg; 2 scrapbooks, one containing concert programs and reviews of Schönberg's works (1921-1948), the other containing articles by Schönberg, mostly on music and culture (1920-1938).
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.
The file contains various documents pertaining to the situation of the Jews in Nazi Germany, mostly regarding migration, and comprises eight folders.
The Joan Salomon Family Collection documents the immigration and marriage of Otto and Helina (née Mayer) Long (formerly Lichtwitz). The fate of family members and restitution for loss of property during the Holocaust are other prominent topics. The collection includes official and personal papers, notebooks, cookbooks, correspondence, articles, photographs and drawings.
This collection focuses on the work and lives of author Johannes and poet Gertrude Urzidil. It contains drafts of published works, correspondence, clippings, personal documents, financial and legal documents, objects, photographs, and audio cassette tapes.
This collection contains John L. Loeb's collection of manuscripts and charts on the genealogy of his extended family, in particular the families Loeb, Rosenheim, Lehman, and Lewisohn/Levy.
This collection documents the literary life of the writer Josef Kastein, born Julius Katzenstein. His literary work and his biographical details are the main features of the collection, which includes some of his manuscripts and personal correspondence with Shulamith Kastein. Other materials include the correspondence of Shulamith Kastein with publishers and individuals researching her husband's life and articles and clippings about him.
- Leo Baeck Institute 231
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 7
- American Jewish Historical Society 5
- Correspondence 189
- Photographs 133
- Clippings (information artifacts) 113
- Emigration and immigration 103
- Official documents 85
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 63
- New York (N.Y.) 51
- Genealogical tables 48
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 47
- Archival materials 46
- Berlin (Germany) 46
- Germany 37
- Jewish families 33
- Diaries 29
- Palestine -- Emigration and immigration 29
- Jews, German 28
- Notes (documents) 28
- Vienna (Austria) 28
- Articles 25 + ∧ less
- German 224
- English 193
- Hebrew 65
- French 61
- Spanish; Castilian 22
- Russian 20
- Yiddish 18
- Czech 17
- Polish 16
- Dutch; Flemish 15
- Italian 12
- Latin 8
- Swedish 6
- Hungarian 5
- Portuguese 5
- Undetermined 4
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 3
- Arabic 2
- Chinese 2
- Danish 2 + ∧ less
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 12
- Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden 11
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 9
- Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen Glaubens 7
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 6
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 5
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 5
- Hirsch family 5
- Jüdischer Kulturbund 5
- Adler-Rudel, S. (Shalom), 1894-1975 4
- Bloch family 4
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 4
- Central British Fund for Jewish Relief and Rehabilitation 4
- Jewish Agency for Israel 4
- Kreutzberger, Max 4
- New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) 4
- United States. Army 4
- Weil family 4
- YIVO Archives 4
- Blau-Weiss (Youth movement) 3 + ∧ less