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Albert Einstein Collection

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Identifier: AR 136 / MF 549
Overview This collection contains letters and notes by Albert Einstein, as well as photographs, clippings, items commemorating Einstein, the Einstein family tree, and autographs. The collection also includes a guest book from 1929 from Einstein's house in Caputh with entries made by guests who visited the house.
Dates: 1700s-1998; Majority of material found within 1879-1998

Albert Einstein papers

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Identifier: P-287
Overview Collection includes correspondence with Jacob Yatskowitz (1941) regarding efforts to help Karl Schoenberg leave Berlin, and letter from Schoenberg to Yatskowitz. Also includes letter from Einstein to David Lurie of New Century Club of Boston (1921) about use of Club funds for Hebrew University, and letter from Einstein to Barnet Hirsch (1945) about Jewish nationalism.
Dates: 1921-1945, 1989

Antoinette Kahler Collection

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Identifier: AR 3095
Overview Works by and about the writer Antoinette von Kahler.
Dates: 1896-1988

B'nai B'rith Philatelic collection

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Identifier: I-427
Overview Collection consists of first day of issue stamps issued by the U.S. Post office. Included with each stamp is a biographical or historical sketch of Jewish history as it relates to the stamp's theme. Sketches are organized alphabetically by subject.
Dates: 1957-1994

Boris Smolar Papers

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Identifier: P-588
Overview This collection contains materials pertaining to the life and career of Boris Smolar, a journalist and editor-in-chief of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency and an author of children's books.
Dates: undated, 1913-1985

Emigration Collection

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Identifier: AR 1989 / MF 894 / MM 129
Overview Emigration 1864-1952: This collection - encompassing about 90 years - contains papers about the situation and persecution of Jews in Eastern European countries (Russia, Poland, Roumania, Bulgaria, Lithuania). Papers describe the activities of various relief organizations. There are more than 170 papers (ca.900 pages), about half of them written in German, about 30 each in French or English, over 20 in Yiddish and some in Polish. A printed appeal of the Reichsausschuss fuer Russisch-Juedische Fluechtlingshilfe, Berlin (1929) carries among others the signatures of Leo Baeck and ALbert Einstein. (VI, 16).
Dates: 1864-1995

Ernst Marcus Collection

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Identifier: AR 4322 / MF 1019
Overview This collection contains manuscripts by Ernst Marcus, as well as notes and diaries in which he recorded his philosophical ideas. There is also correspondence of a philosophical nature with Rebecca Hanf and Salomo Friedlaender, and original clippings of newspaper articles written by Ernst Marcus.
Dates: 1899-1976; Majority of material found within 1900-1928

Executive Functions Records in the Hadassah Archives

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Identifier: I-578/RG 13
Overview This record group includes documents created and maintained by the Office of the President, the Office of the Executive Director and the Chair of the Division Coordinators/Directors Committee. Prominent is the Henrietta Szold series, containing correspondence by and to Szold as well as printed materials written by and about her. The files in this record group were created by a national president or executive director, or for their use, or maintained in their office during their years in office. Included are correspondence, minutes, memos, publications, reports and subject files on topics with which these individuals were involved.
Dates: 1875, 1877-2011, 2015; Majority of material found within 1910 - 2000

Fred Einstein Collection

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Identifier: AR 3171
Overview The collection contains family history research of the extended Fred Einstein family with genealogical tables, findings from genealogy research and correspondence related to this research. Moreover it includes articles and clippings from and by members of the Fred Einstein family and on general German-Jewish history with a focus on Baden-Wuerttemberg.
Dates: 1871-2010; Majority of material found within 1970-1990

Histadruth Ivrith of America, records

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Identifier: I-365
Overview 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.
Dates: undated, 1900-2005

Leo Herrmann Collection

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Identifier: AR 11640
Overview The collection contains letters and postcards to Leo Herrmann, his wife Lola Herrmann, and daughter Ruth Herrmann from various senders, including Max Brod, Franz Werfel, George Bernard Shaw, Martin Buber, and Albert Einstein.
Dates: undated, 1909-1950

Malvin Warschauer Collection

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Identifier: AR 794
Overview This collection contains two volumes of biographical notes on individual congregation members that Warschauer created for use in eulogies, as well as a small amount of correspondence and biographical material on Warschauer himself.
Dates: 1917-1988; Majority of material found within 1917-1954

National Organizing Committee for the Maimonides Octocentennial Records

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Identifier: I-12
Overview Contains minutes, resolutions, correspondence, news releases and press clippings of the National Committee for the Maimonides Octocentennial relating to its activities in planning and promoting the octocentennial of the birth of Moses Maimonides throughtout the United States in synagogues, local institutions and universities, and primarily in administrating the one held in New York (April 14, 1935). Among the participants were Albert Einstein, Louis Finkelstein, Henry Solomon Hendricks, Leo Jung, Henry Pereira Mendes, Abba Hillel Silver, Solomon Marcus Stroock, James Joseph Walsh, and Harry Austryn Wolfson. Includes also roster of available speakers and participating organizations, as well as material (poems, plays, pamphlets, books and articles) on the life and works of Moses Maimonides.
Dates: undated, 1934-1935

Oscar Meyer Collection

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Identifier: AR 7243
Overview Much of the material in this collection consists of residual fragments of Hilferding's estate, which his widow probably gave to Meyer in the United States in the 1950s. Included are letters of August Bebel and Albert Einstein to Hilferding; letters of Rudolf and Rose Hilferding to Oscar and Margarethe Meyer; a postcard with photographs and signatures of Hilferding, Meyer, Heinrich Brüning, Paul Lejeune-Jung and Hans von Raumer, the members of the Reichstag delegation to the International Interparliamentary Conference in Rio de Janeiro, 1927; and a letter from Max Nordau.
Dates: 1902-1946

Peter Kollisch Collection

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Identifier: AR 10717 / MF 504
Dates: 1915-1998

Photographs in the Hadassah Archives

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Identifier: RG 18
Overview The materials in this record group document the entirety of Hadassah’s history and work in Israel and the United States in photographs—prints, slides, glass lantern plates, and digital images.
Dates: 1902-2015; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2000

Rabbi Leo Baeck research collection

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Identifier: AR 4151
Overview Material, mostly photocopies, assembled by Baker for his biography of Leo Baeck, including personal documents; correspondence of Baeck with family members and others, including Martin Buber, Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich, Ismar Elbogen, Joseph Herman Hertz, Fritz Kaufmann, and Baron Hans-Hasso von Veltheim; manuscripts and clippings by and about Baeck; records of the Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland; an anonymous report about Theresienstadt; and other documents from the Nazi period from the Institut fuer Zeitgeschichte and elsewhere.
Dates: 1881-1977

Radomer Culture Center (New York, N.Y.) minute book

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Identifier: I-125
Overview Contains the minute book, in Yiddish, of the organization for the period Feb. 1948-May 1966, describing its activities, finances, and data about its membership. Includes information about its relations with other groups, such as the Workmen's Circle, the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and other Radomer societies in Montreal, Toronto, Melbourne, and Israel, and especially its numerous Zionist activities. The minutes also contain extensive. The minutes also contain extensive eulogies for Albert Einstein and John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
Dates: 1948-1966

Records of the Farband fun di Yidishe Studentn Fareynen in Daytshland (Verband Jüdischer Studentenvereine in Deutschland; Union of Jewish Student Associations in Germany)

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Identifier: RG 18
Overview This collection contains the records of the Union of Jewish Student Associations in Germany (Yiddish: Farband fun di Yidishe Studentn Fareynen in Daytshland; German: Verband Jüdischer Studentenvereine in Deutschland), an umbrella organization of associations of East European Jewish students who were pursuing their education in cities throughout Germany in the 1920s. Along with the Union's records are the records of two of its affiliate associations, the Jewish Student Association in Berlin and the Jewish Student Association in Jena. The student associations and the umbrella organization that they founded aimed to further Jewish cultural life among members; to provide material assistance to members in need; and to advocate for the interests of members vis-à-vis state and academic authorities. Included are administrative records such as bylaws, minutes, and announcements; materials documenting membership meetings of the Berlin association and conferences of the umbrella organization; petitions and correspondence from members concerning financial aid; materials documenting libraries maintained by the students, and other activities; and general correspondence. Among the correspondents are Jewish charitable and social-welfare organizations that contributed to the support of East European Jewish students through the student associations, including the Yidishe Velt-Hilfs-Konferents (Conférence Universelle Juive de Secours, Paris), the Verband der Russischen Juden, the Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden, and the Zentralwohlfahrtsstelle der Deutschen Juden, as well as the Jewish Community of Berlin, and Jewish communities in other cities in Germany. The collection also includes a relatively small amount of materials of mixed provenance documenting the activities of other associations and umbrella organizations of East European Jewish students, both in Eastern Europe and the West, the greatest portion related to interwar Poland, especially Vilna.
Dates: 1913-1917, 1920-1939; Majority of material found within 1920-1930

Richard A. Ehrlich Collection

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Identifier: AR 11
Overview The core of this collection contains published as well as unpublished manuscripts by Richard A. Ehrlich, centering on his life in the Prussian town of Rogasen and his internment in Thersienstadt. Also included are his correspondence with Albert Einstein, Bertha Badt-Strauss and others, as well as documents pertaining to the extended Alexander-Ehrlich family.
Dates: 1854-1969

Rosa Traub Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25900
Overview The collection focuses on the wartime experiences of Rosa Traub and some of her extended family members. Included are Rosa Traub’s diary from Camp de Gurs, a photocopy of her identity card, her handwritten last will and testament, and other items, such as documents pertaining to her nephew Max Liebmann and photo negatives of Albert Einstein.
Dates: undated; 1920-1950s

Ruben Weltsch Collection

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Identifier: AR 25370
Overview This collection's diary, personal dedications, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertain to the legacy of Robert Weltsch, an eminent journalist, editor, and Zionist. The collection also documents the lives of Robert Weltsch’s family members including his wife Martha and their children, Ruben and Shoshanah, and the implications of their Jewish heritage on their choice to emigrate to Palestine amid the rise of Nazi Germany.
Dates: 1817-2006

Stephen Wise papers

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Identifier: P-134
Overview The collection has been arranged according to the following broad subject areas: personal affairs; speeches, sermons, and articles, both manuscript and published; the Free Synagogue in New York City; the Jewish Institute of Religion; American Jewish affairs; relations between the Jewish and non-Jewish communities; New York City affairs; United States affairs; the Press (both Jewish and non-Jewish); world affairs; the American Jewish Congress and World Jewish Congress; refugees; Zionism; Palestine and Israel; arts and letters; and individual corrspondence of a general nature.
Dates: 1841-1978

Victor Polzer Collection

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Identifier: AR 3683 / MF 477
Overview Vital documents and educational and military papers; correspondence; articles, interviews, lectures, and stories by Victor Polzer.
Dates: 1899-1966

Walter Heinemann Collection

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Identifier: AR 865
Overview The bulk of the collection contains material pertaining to Jewish life in Braunschweig, Germany, before World War II, including documents from Walter Heinemann's life in Braunschweig during the 1930s and material pertaining to the larger Jewish community and its prominent members. The collection also contains photographs of concentration camps and material pertaining to prominent Jewish individuals and organizations. Included are correspondence, photographs, government forms, notes, speeches, and clippings.
Dates: 1907-1968