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Achtentuch Family Collection
The collection holds original documents pertaining to the personal, academic and professional life of Dr. Hermann Achtentuch. Also included are documents pertaining to his wife Paula née Kohn, and to their son, Herbert Achtentuch.
Blanka Falk Bardach Collection
This collection contains personal papers of Blanka Bardach née Falk (1910-2005). Born in Rogatica (today Bosnia and Herzegovina), Blanka became a dressmaker in Vienna and immigrated to the United States, settling in New York City. Materials include education records, letters of recommendation and certificates from employers, official documents issued from Austrian and U.S. authorities related to immigration, and a few financial records.
Blum Family Collection
This collection primarily includes documents related to the Blum family’s immigration to the United States from Vienna, Austria. The materials include correspondence, passports, emigration records, a marriage certificate, a U.S. Army Safe Conduct pass, identity cards, employment records, school report cards, and university enrollment records.
Edith Neumann Estate Collection
The Edith Neumann Estate Collection documents aspects of the microbiologist Edith Neumann's private life. Included is a large amount of personal correspondence to herself and her husband as well as documentation on the art collection of her father Alfred Spitzer. Other papers include correspondence of her husband Fritz Neumann with colleagues and his professor Martin Heidegger and some personal papers of Edith Neumann, primarily documenting her death.
Eleanor G. Feitler Family Collection
The Eleanor G. Feitler Family Collection consists of the correspondence and papers of members of the Emil and Auguste Glauber and Heinrich and Erna Mayer families, especially the descendants of the three Herrmann sisters (Clara, Paula, and Erna) along with the families into which they married.
Gerta S. Freeman Collection
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.
Goldmark Family Collection
This collection documents the life and accomplishments of the Goldmark family, whose most famous members were the two composers Carl Goldmark (1830-1915), who embraced Viennese musical life with colleagues such as Brahms, Liszt, Wagner and Rubinstein, and his nephew Rubin Goldmark (1872-1936), who has been honored for his services to American music, as a prolific composer, and composition department chair at (amongst others) the newly created Juilliard School of Music. The collection contains a large amount of correspondence, but also includes newspaper clippings, musical journal articles, concert programmes and notes, a libretto, a citizenship certificate, obituaries, eulogies and photographs.
Greta Bayer Family Collection
This collection contains certificates, vital documents, letters of recommendation, military documents, emigration documents, and photographs related to Greta Bayer's father, Friedrich Stux (born 1888), and her stepfather, Wilhelm Freud (1887-1966).
Hacker-Glanz Family Collection
This collection contains personal papers of the Glanz and Hacker family members. Included are materials related to the education, emigration, marriage, and career of photographer Jakob Glanz, his brother Heinrich Glancz, and his son-in-law Emil Hacker. A written interview with Gertrude Hacker née Glanz is also included.
Hanna Spitzer Collection
This collection contains correspondence and various documents pertaining to Hanna Spitzer, her sister Edith Neumann, née Spitzer, and her father Alfred Spitzer.
John Kallir Family Collection
The John Kallir Collection contains documents regarding the life of John Kallir, his father Otto Kallir, their ancestors, and genealogical material.
Julius and Elisabeth Hirsch Family Collection
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.
Leonie and Ernst Steiner Collection
The Leonie and Ernst Steiner collection contains photographs of three generations, official and legal documents and certificates of the time when the family members became American citizens. There is also some correspondence, for example from the young Eva Steiner in London to her father Ernst in the United States.
Lucie Blau Family Collection
This collection contains personal and official papers of the Blau, Mahl, and Goldberg families of Vienna, Austria. The bulk of the records stems from the 1930s through the 1940s and relates to the immediate family of Lucie Blau (1932-2010) and to her aunt Etta Mahl née Stern and uncle Max Mahl. Materials include correspondence, vital records, immigration records, education and employment records, business records, arrangements for funerals and gravestones, and a few photographs and slides. Limited documentation of restitution efforts is also included.
Max and Margareta Wolf Collection
This collection consists of the personal and professional documents of the dermatologist Max Wolf as well as personal documents of other members of the family, including his wife Margareta Wolf. The collection encompasses official and professional documents, copies of correspondence, photographs and articles and educational certificates.
Meer Family Collection
This collection consists mainly of correspondence from Toni Guth to her daughter Alice Meer, who immigrated to the United States in 1939 with her infant daughter Ilse to join her husband Arthur Meer. Also included are a few pieces of personal correspondence with others and some official documents related to the Meer family’s emigration. The collection consists entirely of photocopies.
Paul Ornstein Collection
The majority of the materials in this collection document Paul Ornstein’s medical education during World War I and his professional experience in the 1920s and 1930s through university certificates and job references. There are also a few identification papers and birth certificates, as well as military documents, certificates of baptism from New York, and a photograph.
Rudolph Shaffert Family Collection
The collection contains Rudolph Shaffert’s personal and official correspondence, restitution claims, newspaper clippings, photographs, and official documents from Austria and the United States as well as immigration records from the United States. It includes official and personal documents and photographs from other family members.
Weichert Family Collection
This collection contains the personal papers of Vienna lawyer Joachim David Weichert, his wife Käthe, and their son Hans (later John). The family immigrated to the United States in 1938. Included are education records, military records, official documents, medical records, emigration records, photographs, and prints of painted portraits.
- Vienna (Austria) 18
- Correspondence 14
- Photographs 12
- New York (N.Y.) 10
- Clippings (information artifacts) 7
- Emigration and immigration 4
- Jewish refugees 4
- Jews, Austrian 4
- Genealogical tables 3
- Jewish families 3
- Manuscripts (documents) 3
- Archival materials 2
- Austria -- History -- Anschluss, 1938 2
- Education, Higher 2
- England -- Emigration and immigration 2
- Families 2
- Financial records 2
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 2 + ∧ less
- German 18
- English 17
- Hebrew 4
- Czech 2
- Italian 2
- Galerie St. Etienne 2
- Neumann, Edith, 1902-2002 2
- Spitzer, Alfred Alexander 2
- Wolf family 2
- Achtentuch family 1
- Achtentuch, Herbert, 1922- 1
- Achtentuch, Hermann, 1887-1950 1
- Achtentuch, Marion 1
- Achtentuch, Paula, 1899- 1
- Allen, Josephine Catherine 1
- Allen, Leo John 1
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 1
- Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Heer 1
- Bard College 1
- Bardach, Blanka, 1910-2005 1
- Bayer, Greta, 1922- 1
- Blau family 1
- Blau, Lucie 1
- Blum, Bruno, 1907-1977 1
- Blum, Fryda, 1906-2003 1 + ∧ less