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Alfred Schutz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25500
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1868-2005; Majority of material found within 1935-1959

Alicia Latzer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25471
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, vital records, and other materials pertaining to restitution claims against Austria by Alicia Latzer on behalf of herself, her sister, Renata Latzer de Davids, aka Renée Latzer, and their parents Aladár and Elsa Latzer. Also included are Hungarian land ownership records and Spanish translations of various vital documents. It also contains a small amount of personal material, and genealogical materials about the descendents of Moses Latzer (1810-1905) and Albert Löwy (1836-1902).
Dates: 1868-2008

Annual and Mid-Winter National Conventions Records in the Hadassah Archives

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Identifier: I-578/RG 3
Abstract The Annual and Mid-Winter National Conventions Records document the proceedings and outcomes of the conventions and conferences attended by Hadassah’s National Board as well as by convention delegates from the various regions of Hadassah. The conventions in particular are where local and regional leaders meet with each other and the National Board and learn about Hadassah’s various projects and committees. This record group also includes annual reports from 1926-2001.
Dates: 1914-2011

Benjamin Benedikt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25152
Abstract This collection contains materials about the education of Benjamin Benedikt and his professional work as a teacher in Vienna.
Dates: 1897-1940; Majority of material found within 1900-1919

Broh Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25018
Abstract This collection contains photographs, correspondence and personal papers of members of the Broh Family.
Dates: 1902 - 2000; Majority of material found in 1979-1998

Caroline Klein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25404
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence written to Caroline Klein in the 1880s by relatives and friends living in Hungary, Austria, and Germany. Also included are a few letters written by Caroline to others, one letter written by her daughter Elsie, two poems, and a short story. An email from the donor with biographical information is also included.
Dates: 1884-1909, 2010

David Trotsky (1904-1945) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 235
Abstract This collection contains materials collected by David Trotsky relating to the Jewish community of Belgium in the inter-war period. Materials include printed documents, posters, reports, meeting minutes, and newspaper clippings, mainly pertaining to the Jews of Brussels and Antwerp.
Dates: 1907-1940; Majority of material found within 1920-1938

Dezider Scheer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25398
Abstract This collection documents select periods throughout the life and career of Dezider Scheer. Containing material related to his personal and professional life, the collection is made up of correspondence and clippings, as well as original and photocopied photographs, historical documentation and ephemera.
Dates: 1940-2002; Majority of material found within 1940-1991

Displaced Persons Camps and Centers Poster Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 294.6
Abstract This collection of posters includes approximately 1,000 rare or unique items pertaining to over 100 displaced persons (DP) camps and centers in Germany, Austria, and Italy, dating primarily from 1946 to 1952. Comprised of approximately 60% handpainted and 40% printed items, it includes posters produced by diverse Jewish groups within individual camps, such as administrative and cultural committees, sports clubs, Zionist and religious groups, and landsmanshaftn; as well as organizations active throughout the camps, including the Jewish central committees in the respective countries, the World ORT Union, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, the Jewish National Fund, and the Jewish Agency. A small number of items also document activities of the revived Jewish communities in the city centers of Munich and Vienna. Many of the posters use not only language but also color, graphic design, and pictorial and figurative elements to engage their audience with calls to entertainment, lectures, protests, and commemorations.
Dates: 1920-1926, 1939, 1946-1959, undated; Majority of material found within 1946-1952

Dukes-Schlesinger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5452 / MF 842
Abstract Personal documents such as death, birth, marriage, and school certificates, wedding album of Elsa and Alfred Dukes, etc.
Dates: 1869 - 1948

Emery I. and Bertalan Gondor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25085
Abstract This collection documents Emery Gondor's professional life as a caricaturist, illustrator, child psychologist and photographer in Berlin, Vienna, Budapest, and New York. The bulk of the records are personal documents, such as postcards, certificates, and letters of reference, as well as a number of books and journals that were illustrated or written by Gondor. The collection also includes three folders concerning Emery Gondor's brother, the artist Bertalan Gondor.
Dates: 1909-2003

Emery I. Gondor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25397
Abstract This collection primarily contains materials relating to Emery I. Gondor's varied career as an illustrator, creator of puzzles, photographer, and writer. It also includes some personal documents and vital records, as well as materials relating to Emery Gondor's brother, artist Bertalan Gondor. It is closely related to the collection AR 25085 (Papers of Emery and Bertalan Gondor).
Dates: 1912-2003; Majority of material found within 1926-1960

Erna Maier Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25186
Abstract The Erna Maier Family Collection documents the life and the education of Erna Maier. The collection primarily consists of letters written to Erna Maier by her parents. The correspondence between Erna, Laura and Heinrich Maier shows their close relationship. Postcards, daily calendars, poetry and a recipe collection can be found in the collection as well. Other documents includes official documents of Erna Maier and her family, as well as school materials, photos and notes.
Dates: 1901-1999; Majority of material found within 1910-1995

Ernst Fuerth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25559
Abstract The Ernst Fuerth Collection primarily documents the life of this businessman after he had immigrated to France as well as providing information on the lives of his daughter and her family in the United States. Much of the collection consists of correspondence, but there are also official documents used during immigration and a diary.
Dates: 1854-1972; Majority of material found within 1938-1943

Ferdinand and Emmy Lichter Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25455
Abstract The Ferdinand and Emmy Lichter Family collection holds documents and personal as well as official correspondence of family members, friends, acquaintances, and public and private institutions. Prominent topics include refuge and refugee relief for the Lichters and the communication between family members describing their health, environment etc. in various refugee camps. The collection comprises vital documents, official certificates, emigration papers, correspondence, postcards, and some notes.
Dates: 1939-1951; Majority of material found within 1940-1944

Frances and Gustave Kauders Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25705
Abstract The Frances and Gustave Kauders Family Collection holds the papers of this couple, as well as of members of the Kauders family, and correspondence from the Schostal family. Topics found in the collection include the immigration of Frances and Gustave Kauders, some details of their early lives as expressed in family correspondence, and the failed emigration and subsequent deportation of members of the Schostal family. The collection includes family correspondence, official and educational documents, and correspondence with official agencies regarding immigration and restitution with related documentation.
Dates: 1829-2001; Majority of material found within 1925-1942

George Victor and Alice Wolfe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6313
Abstract This collection documents the lives of George V. Wolfe (1904-1990) and his wife, Alice Wolfe (1905-1983). They lived in Vienna, Austria and immigrated to the United States in 1939. Included are records concerning their education, their professional careers, and their personal life. The collection also contains the records of Emil and Rosa Wolf, photo albums and some of George Wolfe's writings.
Dates: 1870-1991

George Vida Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7084
Abstract The collection contains primarily photocopies of documents concerning the efforts of the Vida family to emigrate from their home in Gablonz, Sudetenland (today Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic) to the United States. There are also several of Vida's handwritten sermons.
Dates: 1924-1990

George Vladar Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25266 / MF 930
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of genealogical research materials about George Vladar's maternal side, the Jewish families Biheller from Cieszyn (Teschen), Poland and Perl/ Tugenthat from Bielsko-Biala (Poland), and on his paternal side, the non-Jewish Hungarian family Vladar and the non- Jewish Austrian Family Bittermann (various spellings) and Muehler (various spellings). The collection consists of numerous family trees, birth and death certificates, school reports, and a correspondence of Vladar's Grandparents Joseph Biheller and Marie, née Perl.
Dates: 1837-2004; Majority of material found within 1988-2004

Henry Heinz Brecher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11701
Abstract The collection contains documentation of the Henry Heinz Brecher family, including a questionnaire, vital records, articles, photographs, correspondence, and family trees.
Dates: circa 2003

Henry Roth Papers

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Identifier: P-702
Abstract This collection contains personal papers of writer Henry Roth. It is comprised of extensive correspondence, journals and notebooks of his writing; and published and unpublished manuscripts of his work. There are also papers concerning Roth's interests in Israel, Judaism, and Leftist politics, publications by and about him, and volumes of his works. In addition, the papers also include a postcard and art print collection, photographs, biographical material, and a list of monographs once housed in Roth’s personal library.
Dates: undated, 1918-2010

Herbert and Nancy Bernhard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25258
Abstract This highly diverse collection contains material of various sources, times, and genres, from Germany, Austria, Eastern Europe and Argentina. The documents included range from correspondence, such as letters, postcards or telegrams, to emigration documents, such as ship lists and permits, to vital records, such as family registers, various certificates and awards, to a number of small publications, such as brochures, programs and clippings. There is also a number of Jewish devotionals, including Yahrzeit calendars, religious graphics and prayer manuals, as well as some ephemera.
Dates: 1801-1960; Majority of material found within 1914-1938

Herta and Carl Mayer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25616
Abstract The Herta and Carl Mayer Collection holds the assorted papers of Herta Mayer (Fuchs/ Fox) and her husband Carl (Karl) Mayer. Included in the collection are scattered documents of the Fuchs family members, Moric, Alice and Richard Fuchs. The collection primarily consists of Herta Mayer’s official documents and correspondence regarding immigration and restitution attempts after 1945. Photographs and family correspondence can be found as well.
Dates: 1912-2000; Majority of material found within 1945-2000

Herta and Egon Wells Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25683
Abstract The Herta and Egon Wells Family Collection centers on the emigration of Herta (née Guttmann) and Egon Wells from Vienna to New York by way of Trinidad, with further documentation on their lives prior to and following emigration. Documents relating to the emigration experiences and attempts of other family members are also present. About half the collection consists of personal correspondence, but it additionally includes official documents, immigration and citizenship documentation, educational and professional documents, memorabilia, legal correspondence, a few family photographs, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1879-2014; Majority of material found within 1920-1943

Howard Lenhoff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-902
Abstract The Howard Lenhoff Papers were generated and accumulated by Howard Lenhoff starting with his involvement with the American Association for Ethiopian Jews (AAEJ) in 1974 and running up until his final preparations for his book, Black Jews, Jews and Other Heroes: How Grassroots Activism Led to the Rescue of the Ethiopian Jews (2007). In addition to chronicling Lenhoff’s participation in AAEJ, the collection documents AAEJ’s relationships with other activists and organizations; Israeli government officials’ responses to AAEJ pressure; requests for help and stories of trauma from the Ethiopian Jews; AAEJ’s extensive publicity efforts; and American Jewish press coverage of the struggles of Ethiopian Jewry. The materials include correspondence, clippings, notes, drafts, photographs, audiocassettes and posters.
Dates: 1947-2007; Majority of material found within 1974 - 2006

Jacob Jacobson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7002 / MF 447 / MF 134
Abstract Records of several Jewish communities assembled by Jacob Jacobson.
Dates: 1450-1988

Jakob Hoffmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2017
Abstract The collection contains a variety of documents by and about Jakob Hoffmann, including many articles, speeches, and responsa.
Dates: 1904-1985

Jewish Family and Children's Service (Detroit)

 Collection
Identifier: RG 364
Abstract An affiliate agency of the Jewish Welfare Federation in Detroit formerly called the Jewish Social Service Bureau (JSSB).

This collection consists predominantly of records of the Jewish Social Service Bureau and, to a much lesser extent, of records of the Jewish Family and Children's Service (JFCS). The bulk of the collection consists of records of individual cases which were processed by the JSSB. Additionally, there are administrative records which include the following: general correspondence, 1926-1963; minutes of staff and committee meetings, 1924-1958. Records of various institutions which at some point merged or were affiliated with the JSSB, such as the Resettlement Service, Jewish House of Shelter, Jewish Child Placement Bureau, Hebrew Orphan Home.
Dates: 1903 - 1972

Judith Marcus and Zoltán Tarr Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25653
Abstract This collection encompasses the life and work of married Hungarian sociologists Judith Marcus and Zoltán Tarr, and their contributions to the work of the German sociologist Werner J. Cahnman after his death in 1980. The bulk of the material primarily dates after the Tarr's emigration to the United States around 1960. It is comprised of their own research material, in subject areas such as the Frankfurt School of Social Research, as well as primary source material from the estate of Cahnman. The Cahnman material was used to publish some of his unpublished books and also for use in their unfinished Cahnman biography project.
Dates: 1903-2011; Majority of material found in 1950-2011

Julia B. Schor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25062
Abstract This collection consists of photocopies of family trees, vital documents, photographs, and genealogical research notes and correspondence relating to the Ensel, Leitner, Mauthner, Schor, Schink, and Weinberg families.
Dates: 1860-1982

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