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Adolf Leschnitzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25320 / MF 897
Overview The Adolf Leschnitzer Collection documents the life and professional activities of Adolf Leschnitzer, researcher, historian, and teacher. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, financial, vital, and immigration documents, minutes, notes, photographs, printed materials, and writings, by Adolf Leschnitzer as well as other authors. Additionally, there are materials dealing with other members of the Leschnitzer family, namely his wife, Maria Leschnitzer, née Bratz, her mother, Elly Bratz, née Michael, Adolf and Maria Leschnitzers' son, Michael Lesch, also known as Michael Leschnitzer, and Adolf and Albertt Frank.
Dates: 1886-1986; Majority of material found in 1937-1973

Antoinette Kahler Collection

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

Arnhold family collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2920
Overview This collection consists primarily of clippings and other published materials, amassed to illustrate the family trees of the Arnholds and related families, thus providing a picture of their activities as bankers, collectors, and public benefactors. Emphasis is given to the bank’s retirement plan, ’Gebrüder Arnholdscher Pensionsverein’ and to the art collector Eduard Arnhold and his foundation, Deutsche Akademie Rom Villa Massimo. Of special interest is a handwritten account about Kurt Arnhold’s escape from Germany to Holland in circa 1938.
Dates: 1830-1987; Majority of material found in 1920s-1930s

Arthur Lilienthal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2871
Overview The collection contains Lilienthal’s 1924 doctoral diploma from the University of Heidelberg. Also included is a photograph of Lilienthal’s portrait at about age 40 by the artist Colin.
Dates: 1924-1939

Arthur Schnitzler Autographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 531
Overview The collection consists entirely of autographs – letters, cards, postcards, notes, and one photograph – by Arthur Schnitzler to various friends and acquaintances, mainly in Austria and in Germany. The correspondence is private as well as professional (as an author) in nature.
Dates: 1880-1931, 1962

Berlin Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 88
Overview The collection consists of various materials covering aspects of the Berlin Jewish community’s history from the 1880s to the 1990s, concentrating on documents from the community’s sole official congregation, “Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin”.
Dates: 1862-1991

Bern Trial on the Protocols of the Elders of Zion Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 34
Overview This collection contains materials from and about the famous Bern trial on "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion" of 1933-1935, when Swiss Jewish groups sued the Swiss Nazi party and successfully had the antisemetic Protocols declared a forgery.
Dates: 1921-1936; Majority of material found within 1934-1935

Bertha Badt-Strauss Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3945
Overview The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to Bertha Badt-Strauss from various writers and friends between 1940 and 1969. The letters deal with topics related to emigration/immigration, Judaism, Zionism and publishing opportunities in the United States and Mexico. Included are manuscripts, poems, photographs and clippings of Badt-Strauss's correspondents, as well as some of her own writings.
Dates: 1935-2011; Majority of material found within 1940-1969

Bertha Pappenheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 331
Overview The collection documents the professional work of Bertha Pappenheim. Most materials were written about her after her death. The collection contains only a few originals by Bertha Pappenheim.
Dates: 1903-1998

B'nai B'rith Leo Baeck Lodge No. 1531 (New York, N.Y.) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11917
Overview This collection contains materials relating to the Leo Baeck lodge, a New York lodge of the Jewish fraternal benevolent society B’nai B’rith. This lodge was founded by German-Jewish émigrés in 1944.
Dates: Undated, 1918-1984

Bohemia Collection

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Identifier: AR 4196
Overview The collection contains official and private documents (originals or photocopies) pertaining to Jews in Bohemia during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Dates: 1787-1981

Bremen; Jewish Community Collection

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Identifier: AR 146
Overview The collection consists of original documents, correspondence, as well as published and other archival materials, pertaining to the city of Bremen and its Jewish community from the 18th to the 20th century.
Dates: 1743-1995

Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland) Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2355
Overview The collection contains manuscripts and other documents as well as publications pertaining to the Jewish community in Breslau.
Dates: 1786-1991

Buttenhausen Jewish community collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2057
Overview The bulk of the collection deals with a 1787 letter of protection for 25 Jewish families, allowing them to settle in Buttenhausen. Also included is material, documenting Jewish history in and around Buttenhausen; material, documenting the persecution of Jews, 1933-1945; and clippings about the dedication of various memorials, 1961-2000.
Dates: 1829, 1919-2000

Cahnman Foundation Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25836
Overview This collection contains the records of Ira H. Jolles’ activities with the Cahnman Foundation, a philanthropic organization which funded projects dedicated to the preservation and care of Jewish archives, architecture, and culture. It consists primarily of correspondence relating to funded projects, including their planning and scope. Also included are several years worth of Board of Director meeting minutes and select legal documents from the Estate of Gisella Levi Cahnman.
Dates: undated, 1951-2018; Majority of material found within 2000-2017

Carola Levy Collection

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Identifier: AR 257
Overview The Carola Levy Collection holds the papers of Carola Levy Kaufmann as well as of the Levy and Feldheim families and related families. The collection consists of correspondence, article manuscripts, copies of family members' documents and newspaper clippings, and a friendship book.
Dates: 1823-1978; Majority of material found in 1840-1890, 1965-1975

CENTRA Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 1016
Overview The Collection contains correspondence of CENTRA, the Council of Jews from Germany, the Irgun Olej Merkaz Europa, the Leo Baeck Institute in Jerusalem, and others. Topics include the Spanish translations of LBI publications and the collaboration of the Council of Jews from Germany with CENTRA. Mentioned is the possibility of establishing a permanent representation of the Leo Baeck Institute in Buenos Aires. A point of concern is the preservation of the German-Jewish heritage in Latin American congregations and organizations of CENTRA. Included are various materials on CENTRA's congresses as well as completed questionnaires about the German-Jewish communities and institutions in South America.
Dates: 1958-1971

Charlotte Levinger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1270
Overview This collection contains manuscripts, speeches, and photo albums relating to the Olga Stern Haus, a retirement home for Jewish seniors in Berlin-Grunewald, as well as various other manuscripts and essays.
Dates: circa 1904-1961

Commemorating Kristallnacht and Jewish musicians

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Identifier: AR 6262
Overview Newspaper clippings and other published materials about Kristallnacht commemorations and an exhibition about Jewish musicians in Frankfurt am Main.
Dates: 1989-1994

Concentration Camps Collection

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Identifier: AR 971
Overview This constructed collection contains very limited traces of several concentration camps established and run by the Nazis between 1933 and 1945. The concentration camps covered are Auschwitz, Buchenwald, Buna-Monowitz, Dachau, Sachsenhausen, Schatzlar, and Stutthof. Limited materials from the Łódź ghetto are also included, and other concentration camps may be mentioned. The scant materials in the collection include correspondence, creative or religious writings, photographs, money, lists of prisoners, materials on Josef Mengele, calls to action to assist prisoners, military reports by liberators, a copy of a Totenbuch from Dachau, an original death certificate from Auschwitz, and an original certificate of discharge from Sachsenhausen. The one exception to the relative scarcity of materials on each camp is the extensive interrogation report from Buchenwald.
Dates: 1933-2004

Constantin Brunner Collection @ LBI New York

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1509
Overview The collection comprises typescripts; reprints; clippings; articles; circulars; and correspondence pertaining to the philosopher Constantin Brunner and the circle of his followers worldwide. Of interest are three manuscripts by Brunner himself, as well as a series of manuscripts by other authors, written either during Brunner’s lifetime or as commemorations of Brunner’s anniversaries. In particular, there are articles by Ferdinand Alquié, Magdalena Kasch, Abraham Klein, Ernst Ludwig Pinner and others. In addition, there are reports and circulars of the ‘Internationaal Constantin Brunner Instituut’ (the International Constantin Brunner Society), as well as announcements for the publications of Brunner’s books and their reviews.
Dates: 1932-1974

Curt C. Silberman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25124
Overview The collection documents the life and interests of Curt C. Silberman. There are only a few materials related to his life in Germany and his and family's immigration. The bulk of the collection consists of documents and correspondence related to his involvement with Jewish organizations in the US and his visits to Germany, especially his hometown Wuerzburg.
Dates: 1930-2001

Dannhauser family collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25696
Overview Vital records, education certificates, correspondence, as well as genealogical and other archival materials pertaining to the extended Dannhauser family. Also available are materials pertaining to Fred (Manfred) Roesler.
Dates: 1908-1996; Majority of material found in 1909-1939

Decrees Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 379
Overview Various decrees issued by rulers before emancipation to the Jewish communities of the towns and provinces of Alsace, Augsburg, Austria, Baden, Bamberg, Berlin, Bohemia, Brandenburg, Braunschweig, Breslau, Cassel, Cologne, Dresden, Eisenach, Frankfurt am Main, Hanau, Hanover, Helmstaedt, Hessen, Karlsruhe, Leipzig, Nassau, Nuremberg, Palatinate, Potsdam, Prussia, Rawicz, Rheinfels, Saxony, Schleswig, Schwerin, Vienna, Weinheim, Wolfenbuettel, and Wuerzburg. The decrees concern many aspects of life, including economic activity and taxation, settlement rights, and the regulation of the internal life of the Jewish communities.
Dates: 1614-1846

[Deutschsprachige Exil-Literatur nach 1933]

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Identifier: LBIJER 312
Overview Various materials assembled by Walter Berendsohn at the symposium on research of post-1933 German-language literature in exile (Erforschung der deutschsprachigen Exil-Literatur) in Copenhagen in 1972.
Dates: 1972

Educational Institutions Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 224
Overview The collection consists of copied materials pertaining to institutes of higher Jewish learning.
Dates: 1914, 1957

Edward Luft Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6957
Overview Various articles, excerpts, maps, and books related to the Jewish community in Posen/Poznan, collected by Edward Luft.
Dates: 1698-2009

Eger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 21
Overview Genealogical tables and other materials describing the ancestry of Rabbi Akiba Eger (1761-1837) and his descendents.
Dates: 1914-1993

Ernest W. Michel (1923-2016) Papers

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Identifier: P-901
Overview This collection contains the papers of Ernest W. Michel, Holocaust Survivor Journalist and public speaker,including clippings of newspaper articles written by and about Michel, correspondence between Michel and many important Jewish and political figures and autograph files, which Michel collected. Many of these files concern Michel’s Holocaust experiences, speaking engagements, the World Gathering of Jewish Holocaust Survivors, and Michel’s work with the United Jewish Appeal.
Dates: 1698, 1938-1996; Majority of material found within 1946-1987

Ernst Daniel Goldschmidt Collection

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Identifier: AR 3919
Overview The bulk of the collection consists of materials for a critical edition of a prayer book for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, "Mahzor Ashkenaz" from the late 1960s. Also included are correspondence with the Leo Baeck Institute, 1956-1972; correspondence with Max Gruenewald, 1958-1972; as well as accompanying documents.
Dates: 1956-1973

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