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Autographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3588
Abstract

The collection contains a wide assortment of correspondence and photographs from actors, authors, musicians and others.

Dates: 1861-1940

AVI CHAI Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-604
Scope and Contents

The AVI CHAI Collection contains a breadth of files relating to the administrative and outreach activities of the organization, from its founding in 1984 through 2019.

The AVI CHAI records stored at the AJHS relate to the foundation's activities in North America. The records relating to the AVI CHAI's activities in Israel are stored at the archives of the National Library of Israel.

The records consist of correspondence, reports, minutes, financial documents, digital files, and printed materials that chronicle AVI CHAI’s administrative communication and outreach programming. The collection consists of physical paper records (see detailed breakdown below), born-digital files (including computer files), as well as audiovisual materials such as audiocassettes, microcassettes and DVDs. There are some 35mm slides, but otherwise very few photographic prints or negatives. Of note in the collection are materials that outline the foundation’s research on, and enthusiastic support of, Jewish day schools, camps, teacher training and libraries.

Administration files include by-laws, incorporation documents, and insurance policies, among others.

Board records are comprised of meeting materials, such as minutes and agendas. They document the philosophy, direction and activities of the organization.

Communications files consist primarily the files of Deena K. Fuchs. They include media kits, graphics, working files for annual reports, and other materials.

Files related to AVI CHAI finances include investment portfolio documentation as well as quarterly and annual reports.

The core of the foundation’s history can be found in its Programs files which document the various programs initiated or supported by AVI CHAI. They include detailed files on the foundation’s loans to schools (including building programs) and to summer camps. Also included in this series are files relating to AVI CHAI communications activities, such as media kits, graphics, working files for annual reports, and other materials.

Dates: 1984 - 2019

Axelrad Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25003 / MF 872
Abstract

The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and photos. The voluminous correspondence saved by the Axelrads mostly deals with professional elaborations between former colleagues and friends, who had scattered to the farthest corners of the globe to escape the Hitler regime and so we have letters (to or from) Australia, South-America, Palestine, and of course the United States. In some instances we gain a faithly accurate picture of the living conditions in the countries of exile. Remarkably well drawn are the descriptions of Marseille, Cuba (both by Alice Laqueur), of Palestine, and most noteworthy, the odyssee of Leontine Axelrad.

Dates: 1903-1997

Axis Victims League Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7219 / MF 501
Abstract

Correspondence, clippings, reports, memos and other office papers

Dates: 1942-1966

B. Manischewitz Company Records

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box I5, Folder: Collection I-283
Identifier: I-283
Abstract

This collection contains pamphlets, printed materials and photos concerning the activities of the Kosher food manufacturing company founded by Rabbi Dov Ber Manischewitz in Cincinnati in 1888. Includes product information and recipes for holiday meals, as well as copies of presentations at a 1956 symposium on "Jewish Life as Reflected in Jewish Foods.".

Dates: 1947-1992

Babette B. Buch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25217 / MF 1031
Abstract

The Babette B. Buch Collection documents the life, philosophies, and literary career of the writer Babette B. Buch. Included in this collection are numerous unpublished manuscripts, some personal correspondence, and a small amount of clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1939-1982; Majority of material found within 1942-1966

Babette Wampold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-912
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of Babette Wampold and the Alabama Council to Save Soviet Jews and documents their activities on behalf of the American Soviet Jewry Movement. The collection is comprised of correspondence, case files, clippings, newsletters, photographs, and trip reports.

Dates: undated, 1969-2003; Majority of material found within 1976-1991

Baden Aargau, Switzerland

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5925 / MF 842
Dates: 1988-2003

Baden; Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 138 / MF 1110
Abstract

Government decrees, reports, manuscripts, clippings and other materials pertaining to Jewish communities in Baden (Germany)

Dates: 1809-2005

Baerwald Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25545
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11997
Abstract

Correspondence to the Bamberger family in Fort Scott, Kansas, 1931-1942.

Dates: 1931-1942

Bar Kochba-Theodor Herzl Prague Academic Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6465
Abstract

The collection contains a comprehensive or nearly comprehensive collection of the newsletter sent regularly to former members of the Bar Kochba and Theodor Herzl academic associations of Prague which existed in the first part of the 20th century. Numerous prominent writers, scientists, lawyers, doctors, and other men and women of note stemming from German-speaking families of Bohemia published historical, political, and scientific essays, articles, and letters in the pages of the internationally-distributed newsletter. The newsletters in this collection were mailed to Robert Weltsch, a member and frequent contributor.

Dates: 1931-1977

Barak (Zionist Theater) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 623
Abstract

The collection contains materials pertaining to the Zionist theater "Barak" ("Zionistische Propagandatruppe").

Dates: 1926-1932, undated

Barbados Jewish community collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-139
Abstract

Collection sonsists of typed copies of various materials relating to the history of the Jews in Barbados including: a list of taxes charged to Jewish inhabitants (1679), extracts from the minute books of Congregation Nidhe Israel, and an index of names and ages from the census of Barbados taken in 1715. Also includes 10 photos (primarily of the synagogue) and an article about the tombstone inscriptions in the cemetary from Algemeiner Journal (1995).

Dates: 1679-1901, 1995

Barbara and Peter Rothholz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25201
Abstract

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

Baron de Hirsch Foundation Microforms

 Collection
Identifier: MF 73 / MF 122
Abstract

Microfilms with copies from the Hirsch Collection at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

Dates: 1855-1901

Baron Family Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P14, Folder: Collection P-510
Identifier: P-510
Abstract

Contains a summary regarding the family history as well as a genealogical chart listing descendants of Z'av Yitshak and Ruth Baron (lived in Russia c. 1880).

Dates: undated

Baron Horace (Naftali Herz) de Gunzburg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 89
Abstract

Baron Horace (Naftali Herz) de Gunzburg Collection consists of diverse materials that pertain to the state of Jews in the Russian Empire in the second half of the 19th century and to the philanthropic activities of Horace and Joseph Gunzburgs. Materials comprising the collection shed light on the Gunzburg family's involvement in improving Jewish education, civil rights movement, and their efforts to improve general well being of the Jews in the Russian Empire. Bulk of the collections consists of materials pertaining to the activities of the Hevrah Mefitsei Haskalah (Society for the Promotion of Culture Among the Jews of Russia, Rus. Обшество для Распространения Просвещения Между Евреями в России) and to the Committee for the Improvement of Daily Life of Jews in the North-West Region (Комиссия по Улучшению Повседневной Жизни Евреев в Северо-Западном Регионе)

Dates: 1850-1904

Barry Marks Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P30, Folder: P-993
Identifier: P-993
Abstract

Personal papers of the Soviet Jewry Movement activist Rabbi Barry Marks, a spiritual leader of Temple Israel of Springfield, IL and a founder of the Greater Springfield Interfaith Association. The collection reflects Rabbi Marks' and the Springfield, IL Jewish community's involvement in the Soviet Jewry movement. The materials include clippings, correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, and speeches.

Dates: 1966, 1983-1987

Barry Sisters Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: RG 2267
Dates: [collection coverage unknown].

Baruch Cohen Family Memorial Book

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P23, Folder: P-811
Identifier: P-811
Abstract

Collection contains a copy of the published memorial book and its English translation. The first generation described in the book is Rabbi Yehuda, the son of Rabbi Eliezer Halevi Mintz, the Askenazi Rabbi in the city of Padua, Italy, who died in the Hebrew year 5269 [1509]. The book, which covers the years 1461-1920, was translated from Hebrew by S.J. Sacks.

Dates: 1953

Baruch Ophir Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 830
Abstract

The collection contains various materials pertaining to the historical research conducted by Baruch Ophir, and comprises three folders.

Dates: 1889-1991

Baruch Treiger collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-667
Abstract

Collection consists of a large scrapbook and annual reports for a conservative congregation re-organized by Rabbi Treiger in 1947, and led by him for at least the five following years.

Dates: 1947-1952

Bauer Family Collection, Buttenwiesen

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4029 / MF 583
Abstract

The collection consists of numerous 18th and 19th century documents regarding the administration of the Jewish community of Buttenwiesen, a detailed inventory is included in folder 1. Folder 2 contains letters written by Bauer family members. The sisters Adele (whom Klimt painted) and Therese, who later married the brothers Bloch and thus both took on the name Bloch-Bauer, stem from this Bavarian family.

Dates: 1781-1953

Bauer-Gross Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25250
Abstract

The Bauer-Gross Family collection consists of family papers, various documents, and photographs. Prominent topics are emigration from Germany, the family history, and Meta Bauer. The collection comprises correspondence, immigration papers, an academic confirmation, newspapers, a report, a manuscript, medical documents, identification documents, military papers, a birth certificate, an award certificate, obituaries, and a prenuptial agreement.

Dates: 1877-1974; Majority of material found within 1930s

Bavaria Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 991
Abstract

This collection contains diverse materials documenting Jewish life in Bavaria. Included are instructions issued by Staats Ministerium Munich for Jewish teachers (1828); copy of petition to Bavarian government against Augsburg Reform Jewish synod (1871); article about publication of Die jüdischen Friedhöfe in kriegshaber, Buttenwiesen und Binswangen by Louis Lamm (1912); typewritten list of Jews in Bayreuth with Schutzbriefe (letters of protection) listed by community and by date between 1709-1736 (circa 1920); notice (Bekanntmachung) of extra taxes levied on Jews (1936); handwritten history of Jews in Bavaria by Adolf Eckstein (circa 1912), which includes article excerpt about Munich Jewish communities in relation to government ministries, also circa 1912.

Dates: 1828-1936

Bayard Rustin Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P30, Folder: P-1015
Identifier: P-1015
Abstract

The papers of Bayard Rustin, a prominent American civil rights leader, LGBT rights activist, and advocate for the Black-Jewish cooperation in the United States, that focus on his involvement in the American Soviet Jewry movement. The collection contains speeches and articles on Soviet Jewry by Bayard Rustin from 1960s-1980s. Also included are publications by the executive secretary of the Conference on the Status of Soviet Jews, Moshe Decter— Redemption! Jewish freedom letters from Russia with foreword by Rustin, and "Silence and Yearning: A Report and Analysis of the Status of Soviet Jewry" based on the findings of the Ad Hoc Commssion on the Rights of Soviet Jews, chaired by Rustin.

Dates: undated, 1966, 1970-1972, 1982

Becker-Hockenheimer Family Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5091
Abstract

This collection consists of three separate print and handwritten volumes on the genealogies of various branches of the Becker-Hockenheimer families, as well as some photocopies and photographs.

Dates: 1650-1977

Beer-Meyerbeer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3185
Abstract

Much of the collection consists of photocopies and reproductions of documents, photographs, and artworks pertaining to various branches of the Beer-Meyerbeer family. The collection also contains several family trees and histories going back as far as 1677.

Dates: 1667-1996

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