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Josef Kastein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 119
Abstract

The collection holds materials by and pertaining to the writer Josef Kastein (1890-1946).

Dates: undated, ca. 1930-1988

Joseph Bornstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4082/MF 650
Abstract

Joseph Bornstein was one of the most accomplished journalists of Weimar Germany. His criticism of the political and social conditions in Germany in general, and of the practices of German justices in particular, made him a strong opponent of the right wing and populist parties long before the Nazis took power in Germany in 1933. Immediately after takeover, Joseph Bornstein left Germany and settled in France where he worked for various German exile newspapers. After the war broke out, he left France and managed to emigrate to the United States where he worked for the Office of War Information. After the Second World War he became a literary agent and writer of non-fiction books. The material in the Joseph Bornstein collection contains material from the post-war period of his life until his death in 1952. It consists of manuscripts, research notes, and professional and personal correspondence. An important part of this collection is material related to Joseph Roth that contains some of his notes, his poems, and correspondence with some of his friends and publishing houses.

Dates: 1917-1952

Joseph Roth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1764
Abstract

Joseph Roth was one of the most prominent Austrian writers of the first half of the 20th century. Particularly his novels and newspaper essays gained him the respect of contemporary critics. Joseph Roth's papers at the Leo Baeck Institute Archives consist of handwritten and typewritten manuscripts of novels, novellas, short stories, and essays, including mostly complete manuscripts of his works Die Hundert Tage (The Ballad of the Hundred Days), Büste des Kaisers (The Bust of the Emperor), and his 'Trozki' novel Der stumme Prophet (The Silent Prophet). Joseph Roth's journalistic work is also well represented. There are a few personal items and over one hundred photographs of Joseph Roth and his wife Friederike. The Joseph Roth collection also contains correspondence with family and publishers, clippings about Joseph Roth, and reviews of his work. The addenda mostly consist of invitations to conferences and exhibitions, and scholarly articles on Joseph Roth's work and life.

Dates: 1897-1995

Joseph Willner

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7288 / MF 900
Abstract

Photos, clippings, manuscripts, program posters, correspondence, ID's, of Joseph and Adrienne Willner. There are ID cards regarding his work in C.I.C. - Headquarters Command USFA in Vienna, as well as pamphlets on magic tricks, lecture scripts on hypnosis, various scripts for theater plays, and notes and clippings on the death of Joe Willner, the magician.

Dates: 1916-1986

Julius and Edith Hirsch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1254
Abstract

This collection primarily contains professional material by and about economists Julius and Edith Hirsch. The materials by and about Julius Hirsch include printed material, correspondence, manuscript and published writings, and memos prepared for the Office of Price Administration. Edith Hirsch materials include some published economics materials and a narrative family history centered on her maternal grandparents, Rudolph Bernheim (1848-1941) and Sara Bernheim née Levy (1853-1934) of Hechingen, Germany. The collection also contains material of wider German-Jewish interest donated by Edith Hirsch.

Dates: 1810-1982; Majority of material found within 1942-1960

Julius and Elisabeth Hirsch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25585
Abstract

The Julius and Elisabeth Hirsch Collection holds the papers of this couple, with much of the collection consisting of family correspondence. Prominent subjects include the immigration of family members and genealogy of the family. In addition to extensive correspondence and family trees the collection includes notebooks, essays and articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, early drafts of Julius Hirsch's family memoir, and research notes.

Dates: 1842-2008; Majority of material found within 1935-1950, 1990-1996

Julius Sachs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7042
Abstract

This collection documents the work of journalist Julius Sachs on a German-English thesaurus that sought to capture the nuances of language that are often lost in typical inter-language reference works. The work was never published.

Dates: undated, 1943-1968

Julius Walter Levi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7255
Abstract

This collection centers on the literary work of the physician Julius Walter Levi. He was born in Munich in 1891. In 1937 he immigrated with his family to New York, where he opened his own practice. In addition to his medical career, Julius Walter Levi wrote prolifically poetry and novels as well as plays, essays and short stories. Another section of the collection contains the drafts and the actual manuscript of his memoirs.

Dates: 1846-1992; Majority of material found within 1920-1980

Kate Wallach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25009 / MF 926
Abstract

This collection documents the life and work of the law librarian Kate Wallach. Contained in this collection are papers relating to her personal life, mainly her correspondence between her and her parents and her brother when she was already in the United States, as well as official documents and professional correspondence between her as a law librarian and members of other academic libraries. Kate Wallach was among the first 150 women to practice law in the state of Wisconsin.

Dates: 1828-1997

Kurt Kersten Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4061 / MF 476
Abstract

This collection contains personal documents, correspondence, manuscripts, and newspaper essays by Kurt Kersten.

Dates: 1937-1994

Kurt Schwerin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 121
Abstract

This collection documents the life and work of Kurt Schwerin. Kurt Schwerin immigrated to the United States in 1938 where he became a librarian and professor of law. Contained are several of his writings, research notes and other papers mainly related to his attempts to organize the immigration of his family, to settle down in the United States and regarding to his function as board member and head of the Chicago Chapter of the Leo Baeck Institute.

Dates: 1841-1993; Majority of material found within 1931-1993

Landshut Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 55
Scope and Contents

Folder 1 and 2 mostly contain documents (invitations, songs, poems, speeches, wills) pertaining to occasions such as weddings, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, golden weddings, and birthdays of various family members, but also official documents such as school certificates, identity cards, police clearances etc. from the years 1833 to 1955 (including undated materials), and family correspondence (1865-1931).

Folder 3 contains materials pertaining to Selma Wittenberg née Landshut (1878-1960). It includes manuscripts by Selma Wittenberg, a notebook titled "Lehrgut Wittgenstein und die Seinen" (handwritten, 41 pp., also exists as typescript (carbon copy)) and a second notebook (handwritten, 46 pp., also exists as typescript (carbon copy)) with several short stories ("Schabbeslichter","Was ein alter Familientisch zu erzaehlen weiss", "Idill [sic] in der Kleinstadt", "Omchen, erzaehl uns ein Maerchen!", "Glauben", "Vom Birnbaum", "Tante Erna – das Sternchen", "Der Wagen", and "Ein Urteil"). The texts are written in a concentration camp on Rhode (Rodi) under Italian occupation in the summer of 1941 after the ship, which was supposed to bring Wittenberg from Triest to Palestine, was wrecked. The latter notebook consists of various memoirs including descriptions from the situation in the camp.

The file also contains correspondence of Wittenberg (1938-1941), partly drafts of letters, in which she refers to life in the camp.

Folder 4 contains a family history by Siegfried Landshut (bound print, 44+1 pp.) including a genealogical table from 1962, family photographs, and materials pertaining to the Landshut family collection by the Leo Baeck Institute Jerusalem.

Dates: 1833-1962

Lekisch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25136
Abstract

The Lekisch Family collection documents personal and professional activities of Kurt Lekisch, a medical doctor originally from Mainz, Germany, who was active in his profession as well as academic research until his death in Texas in 1994. The collection also includes a small series on other members of the Lekisch family. The material mainly reflects his work as a doctor in the US but also as a volunteer practitioner in India and as a practitioner in Rhodesia. His active life as a medical researcher and publisher can be seen in his numerous publications; some of which derive from his studies at universities in Germany, Switzerland, and the US. Although the bulk of the documents consist of manuscripts and printed material, the collection also includes correspondence, photos, vital documents, and a range of certificates.

Dates: 1817–2005; Majority of material found within 1920s–1994

Leo Baeck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 66
Abstract

The Leo Baeck Collection documents the life and work of Rabbi Leo Baeck, well-known as a leader, scholar, and spokesman for German Jewry. Although the most prominent items in this collection are articles, clippings, and biographical material on Leo Baeck, the collection also holds original manuscripts of his writing, as well as personal documents, correspondence, and a small amount of photographs and artwork.

Dates: 1885-2001

Leo Glueckselig Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25193
Abstract

The Leo Glueckselig Collection includes materials pertaining to Leo Glueckselig and other members of the Glueckselig family and consists mostly of personal correspondence, photographs, and documents, whereas other document types such as printed materials, manuscripts, art works, and a cookbook constitute a smaller part of the collection.

Dates: 1900s-2003

Leo Herland Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25177 / MF 741
Abstract

This collection describes the work and life of the physiognomist and writer Leo Herland. The papers found here emphasize his written work, and the largest portion of the collection is made up of manuscripts of his compositions. The collection also holds personal and professional correspondence, published articles, some personal documents, diaries, clippings, and a few photographs.

Dates: 1890-2000; Majority of material found within 1924-1960

Leopold Levi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7041
Abstract

Leopold Levi was a merchant in Stuttgart. Most of the material in this collection gives information on his activities for Jewish organizations and the Jewish Community in Wuerttemberg. Levi was a member of the Oberrat der Israelitischen Religionsgemeinschaft Wuerttembergs (from 1919 to 1940) and of the Israelitisches Gemeindevorsteheramt. He also was an Oberkirchenvorsteher in the Oberkirchenbehoerde and he was active in the Chewra Kadischa. Furthermore he assisted the Juedische Nothilfe. During the years 1941-1943 he succeeded to immigrate to the United States. He died in 1968 in New York.

Dates: 1833-1986; Majority of material found within 1933-1952

Lessie Sachs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4031
Abstract

Poems and essays, both published and in manuscript form, as well as correspondence and some personal papers comprise this collection.

Dates: 1931-1944

Lila and Leo Marx Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25690
Abstract

The Lila and Leo Marx Collection contains the papers of this couple, with documentation about their early lives in Germany and the effects on their lives by Nazi persecution, their subsequent emigration, and the fates of their family members. Much of the collection focuses on their restitution claims and financial situation. The collection consists of a large amount of restitution correspondence; family correspondence; official, educational, and employment documents; a chronology and narrative of the lives of Lila and Leo Marx and their families; and a few photographic postcards.

Dates: 1901-2012; Majority of material found within 1956-1982

Lilian Singer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25363
Abstract

The Lilian Singer Collection includes materials pertaining to the personal life and professional activities of Lilian Singer and some members of her family. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs; other materials include personal, educational, immigration, and professional documents, correspondence, and sketches.

Dates: early 1900s-2008

Ludwig Feuchtwanger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6001 / MF 562
Abstract

Correspondence with individuals, including Alexander Altmann, Werner Cahnmann, Guido Kisch, Raphael Straus, and Max Warburg; business correspondence with publishers and organizations; correspondence with family members, including his brother, the novelist Lion Feuchtwanger.

Dates: 1908-1973

Ludwig Marum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4969
Abstract

The Ludwig Marum collection documents Ludwig Marum’s involvement with politics and Elisabeth Lunau’s genealogical research about the Marum family.

Dates: 1722-2004; Majority of material found within 1909-2004

Ludwig Pinner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 910
Abstract

The file contains the correspondence of Ludwig Pinner at the Central Bureau for the Settlement of German Jews of the Jewish Agency and comprises two folders.

Dates: undated, 1933-1935

Manfred Saalheimer Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3616
Abstract

The collection contains various documents relating to the Jewish communities in Chemnitz, Dresden and Hamburg in the late 1930s, as well as biographical information and personal documents regarding Manfred Saalheimer (1907-1967), legal representative of the Dresden Jewish community, and Josef Kahn (1881-?), president of the Chemnitz Jewish community. Also included are tributes to Otto Hirsch (1885-1941), president of Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland.

Dates: 1932-1957

Margarete Kollisch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25058
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of the writer Margarete Kollisch. The main subject of the collection is her life and writing, although material concerning other members of the family are also present. The collection consists of typescripts and manuscripts, correspondence, official documents, articles and clippings, photographs, audiocassettes, and notes.

Dates: 1882-2003; Majority of material found within 1939-1985

Margarete Muehsam Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 720
Abstract

This collection contains a few of journalist Margarete Muehsam-Edelheim's personal papers and a number of clippings and manuscripts by Muehsam on law, feminism, Jewish affairs and emigration possibilities, and the German press.

Dates: 1913-1975

Margarete Susman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1166
Abstract

This collection holds the papers of the author Margarete Susman, with a focus on the significant events of her life and her relationships with others. In addition to drafts of her memoirs the collection contains extensive correspondence with Gertrud Kantorowicz, Georg Simmel and Karl Wolfskehl. Other items include newspaper clippings, among them many obituaries, other correspondence, a few photographs and other papers.

Dates: 1905-1972; Majority of material found within 1912-1966

Marianne Berel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5343 / MF 845
Abstract

Clippings, correspondence, published and unpublished articles on learning disabilities and music therapy; contains testimony on her experience in the internment camp of Gurs, France.

Dates: 1938-1996

Marianne Jorjorian Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25656
Abstract

This collection consists mainly of the writings of Marianne Jorjorian (née Willdorff, married Dreifus, 1922-1977). A small portion relates to her death in 1977. After fleeing her hometown of Berlin, Germany in 1939, Marianne married Henry Dreifus, and the couple had Claudia Dreifus, who became a noted freelance journalist. Marianne was a troubled writer, artist, and waitress in New York City. She eventually married Aram Jorjorian and moved to Reno, Nevada. Her writings tend to be autobiographical and frequently deal with Nazi atrocities.

Dates: circa 1950-1977

Marianne Steiner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10443
Abstract

This collection comprises documents of Marianne Steiner and her husband Paul Steiner. Material of the Esberg family, however, makes up the bulk of the collection, especially a large accumulation of family photographs. Furthermore, one can find material related to the Holocaust, i.e. a copy of the ‘Chronicle of the Esberg/ Meyerstein/ Pohly Families under the Holocaust’ and a series of original photographs taken in a concentration camp shortly after liberation.

Dates: 1896-1993; Majority of material found within 1917-1974

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