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Abraham Liebmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25571
Overview The collection mainly pertains to Abraham Liebmann and his son Wilhelm, as well as on Abraham's grandson Siegfried and his great-grandson Albert, including their wives. It contains various documents, poetry and a large amount of correspondence from the 19th century. Prominent topics are related to the education, professional and military careers, politics, and marital lives of the family members. Also included are two restitution cases.
Dates: 1809-1981; Majority of material found in 1830-1918, 1947-1960

Adler Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25684
Overview The Adler Family Collection holds materials regarding the lives of Thekla (née Grünebaum) and Leopold Adler and their children Bennie, Rose, Irma, and Berthold. The papers document their lives in Hintersteinau, Germany, the deaths of Leopold and Irma Adler, and the emigration of the remaining family members to New York. Included in the collection is a large amount of their correspondence, in addition to various family papers, including official documents, school records, immigration documentation, documentation relating to the careers of family members, and genealogical and historical research. The collection also contains family photographs and a photo album.
Dates: 1884-2013; Majority of material found in 1920-1938

Albert Salomon Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25522
Overview The Albert Salomon Family Collection holds papers of several members of the Salomon family, especially sociologist Albert Salomon, his wife Anna Salomon, his aunt social reformer Alice Salomon, and his daughter Hannah Salomon Janovsky. Much of the collection consists of family photographs. Other prominent materials include correspondence of Hannah Janovsky on the preservation and publication of her family members' writings and articles on the life of Albert Salomon. A small amount of family papers and genealogical information is also present.
Dates: 1765-2008; Majority of material found within 1972-1983

Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25527
Overview The Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer Family largely centers on the emigration from Germany of the extended members of this family as well as documentation of Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer and information on the family's genealogy and individual experiences. The collection includes a large quantity of family correspondence; family trees; articles; official, military, and educational documents; some financial and legal documentation and correspondence; and photographs.
Dates: 1896-2012; Majority of material found within 1937-1946

Allan T. Hirsh, Jr. Family Trees Collection

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Identifier: AR 5284
Overview The Allan T. Hirsh, Jr. Family Trees Collection holds the family trees of the Hirsch and related families, compiled by Allan Hirsch.
Dates: 1985-2001

Anna Erlanger Rotenberg Collection

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Identifier: AR 25576
Overview This collection contains documents, photographs, and manuscripts by and about Anne Lisa (Anneliese) Rotenberg née Erlanger (1925, Ichenhausen, Germany - 2013, New York) and her family.
Dates: 1890s-2006

Anna Schneider Correspondence

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Identifier: AR 25715
Overview The Anna Schneider Correspondence contains a large body of correspondence between 1939 and 1945, plus a small amount of genealogical information gathered in 1993.
Dates: 1939-1947, 1993; Majority of material found in 1939-1941

Arnhold family collection

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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

Arno Kornhauser Collection

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Identifier: AR 25265
Overview The Arno Kornhauser Collection includes documents pertaining to the Kornhäuser and Klein families in Kraków and Berlin, including their business dealings and role in the Jewish community.
Dates: 1861-1943; Majority of material found within 1912-1943

Arons Family, Berlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5610
Overview Various archival materials pertaining mainly to the banking firm Gebrüder Arons as well as to Paul Arons, his wife Gertrud née Bleichröder, and to his father Albert Arons. Also mentioned are members of the related Arons, Bleichröder, Goldschmidt and Salomon families.
Dates: 1805-1936

Arthur Josefsberg Correspondence

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Identifier: AR 25590
Overview The collection includes translated family correspondence to Arthur Josefsberg in the United States from his parents Klara and Berl Josefsberg and his sister Rosie (from Vienna), and his brother Joszi and his wife Valy (from France).
Dates: 1938-1941

Arthur Levi Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25049
Overview This collection contains genealogical tables and family histories of the Levi and Dorfzaun families, as compiled by Arthur Levi. It also contains photocopies of legal documents from the 19th century and family photos.
Dates: 1817-2001; Majority of material found within 1994-2001

Auerbach Rivers Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25758
Overview This collection contains materials of genealogical research from six different families. They include: genealogical information, photographs, birth, death and naturalization records, family sheets listing basic biographical information as well as census records and passenger manifests.
Dates: 1905-2014

Autobiographies of Jewish Youth in Poland

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Identifier: RG 4
Overview The collection consists of more than 300 autobiographies and supplementary biographical materials, such as correspondence, diaries, and documents collected by YIVO in the interest of Jewish youth research. The autobiographies were assembled through public competitions in 1932, 1934, and 1939 directed at Jewish youth aged 16-22. The collection also contains records of the contest, including lists of the contestants, correspondence with them, reports and clippings.
Dates: 1905-1940; Majority of material found within 1932-1939

Baerwald Family Correspondence

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Identifier: AR 25545
Overview The Baerwald Family Correspondence Collection primarily consists of a bound volume of handwritten correspondence of members of the Baerwald and related families. The correspondence is arranged chronologically, and dates from 1889 through 1919, with a gap between 1908 and 1919 and only a few letters from each year. The bulk of the correspondence is from Hermann Baerwald, director of the Philanthropin School in Frankfurt am Main, to his sons Paul and Emil and especially to his son-in-law Johannes Behrendt (called Hans) and daughter Elise (called Lieschen), although letters of other extended family members are also present.
Dates: 1889-1919

Bamberger family collection, Kansas

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Identifier: AR 11997
Overview Correspondence to the Bamberger family in Fort Scott, Kansas, 1931-1942.
Dates: 1931-1942

Barbara and Peter Rothholz Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25201
Overview The Barbara and Peter Rothholz Family Collection contains documents and photographs of the families of Peter Rothholz and his wife, Barbara Peters Rothholz (originally Baerbel Gruenpeter), along with papers of the extended family.
Dates: 1877-1969; Majority of material found within 1916-1937

Bendix (ben Ephraim) Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 10923
Overview This collection contains family trees, as well as photocopies of emigration documents, vital records, correspondence, photographs, and other materials pertaining to the whole Bendix family and some of their members.
Dates: 1810-2000

Benno and Pesha Bermann collection

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Identifier: AR 25661
Overview The collection consists of personal letters that Benjamin ("Benno") and Pesha Bermann exchanged between 1926-1927 from Frankfurt to Jerusalem; official documents and passports of Germany, America and Palestine pertaining to the couple; family trees; and copies of photographs.
Dates: 1897-2012; Majority of material found within 1920-1930

Bernard Eckstein Collection Addenda

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Identifier: AR 25795
Overview The Bernard Eckstein Addenda Collection focuses on providing documentation of the life of the chemist Bernard Eckstein, especially his early life in Ulm, Germany, his education in England and the United States, and his military service during World War II. Documentation of the lives of his parents, brother, and other family members are also present. The collection includes official and personal documents, scrapbooks, family correspondence, biographical and autobiographical narratives, photographs, military documents, newspaper clippings, and other documents.
Dates: 1872-2018; Majority of material found in 1938-1946; 1990-2012

Bernhard Altmann Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25672
Overview The collection holds papers, photographs, documents and correspondence pertaining to four generations of the Altmann family. Topics of the collection are, among others, the lives of the family members in Austria-Hungary, in pre-war Austria, in the emigration process and in the United States. Part of the material focuses on the family’s genealogy. The collection comprises correspondence, memoirs, personal and official papers, family photographs, postcards and some notes.
Dates: 1916-1987; Majority of material found within 1933-1966

Bernhard Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25712
Overview The Bernhard Family collection contains a small amount of family papers, government documents, photographs, genealogical information, and postcards. These documents include birth and marriage certificates and a passport from 1938. The postcards make up the majority of the collection and date from 1877-1890.
Dates: 1870-1970; Majority of material found within 1877-1890

Berta Kuba Collection

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Identifier: AR 11991
Overview The collection consists of some original materials – photographs, correspondence – pertaining to Berta Kuba’s family in Germany; a travel diary of a trip to Israel and European destinations in 1965; and various materials related to the Hebrew Tabernacle Congregation of Washington Heights , where Berta Kuba was an active member in the 1980s.
Dates: 1910-1996

Berthold M. Herko Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25834
Overview This collection holds documentation about the personal and professional life of the artist Berthold M. Herko. It also includes some material about his family members, including members of the Cohn and Bock families. The collection includes many family photographs, official documents, documentation related to exhibits of his work, examples of his work, professional correspondence, and other papers.
Dates: 1915-2017; Majority of material found within 1915-1988

Braun Family Collection, Nuremberg

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6278
Overview This collection contains papers of various members of the Braun family of Nuremberg, as well as the related Bernhard, Busse and Orfali families. Included are a variety of materials: diaries, household budget and account books, lists, travel diaries, poetry, correspondence, family trees, sketchbooks and a few official papers.
Dates: 1895-2001; Majority of material found within 1905-1939

Buchheim Jonas Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25755
Overview The Buchheim Jonas Family Collection holds documentation of various branches of the Jonas family of Waldbreitbach, Germany, especially the descendants of Louis Jonas and Ella Buchheim, and tells of their emigration from Germany. In addition, it documents aspects of the life of Meier Buchheim of Dauborn, Germany, especially his attempt to emigrate and later death. The collection includes many family photographs, family trees, correspondence, official documents, material on the village of Waldbreitbach, and other documentation.
Dates: 1920-2017

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

Cassirer-Tietz Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 7237
Overview The Cassirer-Tietz Family Collection concentrates on the genealogy of the Cassirer and related families. It also holds some biographical information on family members along with papers of a few individual members. The collection includes both research and personal correspondence, family trees and related research notes, documentation on the family foundation, articles and newspaper clippings, and photographs and negatives.
Dates: 1879-1983; Majority of material found within 1966-1983

Correspondence of Joel Heimann’s Children

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Identifier: DM 335
Overview These are the translated letters between the Heimann siblings in Germany, Palestine and Uruguay; mainly in 1939.
Dates: 1928-1943

Dannhauser family collection

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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