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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.
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P30, Folder: 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
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.
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.
Identifier: AR 11129
Abstract The collection contains documents of Ernst Beiner and his family, including documents pertaining to his studies and work in pharmacy and dentistry, family photographs, and a file of material regarding his restitution claim against Germany after World War II. Also included are documents of the family of Biener's wife Fanny Beiner née Karpf.
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P25, Folder: P-846
Abstract Contains a DVD, printed transcripts, and a CD of transcript files. Belle Kaminer was born in New York to immigrants Charlie and Anna Kleinberg. She describes her life growing up in a railroad flat on Forsythe Street, her later move to the Bronx, and the early years of her marriage to Ikey Kaminer.
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P6, Folder: P-207
Abstract The collection contains the following items pertaining to August Belmont, Sr.: three autograph manuscript items reflecting Belmont's financial connections with the Rothschild family (1841); an autograph letter of introduction to the firm of C.N. de Rothschild, Naples, Italy, on behalf of Charles A. Mann, former state Senator of New York (1852); a letter declining an invitation (1879); and an undated letter, addressed to the President of the United States (most probably Abraham Lincoln) with 17 signatures, among which is Belmont's, recommending John Henley Higbee for a military appointment.
Dates: undated, 1841-1904, 1982
Abstract This collection contains the records of Ben Gailing (1898-1999), a New York and Boston-based Yiddish theater actor and radio host. Collection includes two Yiddish playscripts, "Yo a Mame, Nit a Mame" by Ben Gailing, and "Oy iz dos a Yingel" by Hershel Glick; Gailing’s book, Git a Shmeykhl; Yiddish sheet music; Yiddish theater programs; and photographs of Ben and Frieda Gailing and other actors and actresses from the Yiddish theater.
Dates: undated, 1924-1975
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P8, Folder: P-284
Abstract Consists of four items pertaining to Shahn's work for Cecil Roth's Haggadah for Passover (Boston : Little, Brown, 1965). Of special interest is Shahn's pencil design of one of the Haggadah pages.
Dates: undated, 1966
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P14, Folder: P-521
Abstract This collection contains exhibition programs from galleries and museums displaying the art of Ben Zion. Most exhibitions are of biblical art, Zion's most common theme.
Dates: undated, 1952, 1956, 1964, 1984
Identifier: AR 3397
Abstract This collection contains family trees and other materials related to the Benario family history and genealogy.
Identifier: AR 10923
Abstract 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.
Identifier: AR 6138
Abstract The collection contains documents relating to the Bendix family, particularly to Fritz Bendix and his wife, Johanna Bendix née Hahn. There are also many papers and photographs concerning the family company, a linen factory in Silesia.
Identifier: AR 11553
Abstract This collection consists of a memory book and letters to Dr. Pinckus Wolf of the Talmud Thora in Cologne. In 1936, on the eve of his departure for Erez, Israel, his students of the Talmud Torah of Cologne offered this Sepher ha-Zichronoth or book of memories. As the introduction to the book explains, the Talmud Torah of Cologne was founded by Pinchas father, Rabbi Ze'ev Wolf. Each student offered a verse from the bible, which he or she signed. Accompanying this book is a folder of letters written to Dr. Wolf, after his emigration, while he was in Erez. The letters convey a sense that learning has continued among the students, however they miss him and mention deteriorating conditions in Cologne. One letter says "Die Torah bewahren wir in unserem Herzen. Da kann sie niemand zerstören. Das bleibt!" (The Torah lives in our hearts. Because nobody can destroy it. That remains!).
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
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P6, Folder: P-195
Abstract Contains primarily papers of Benjamin Franklin Peixotto, including: addresses to Constitution Grand Lodge of B'nai B'rith and to YMHA; a letter from Ulysses S. Grant appointing Peixotto as U.S. Consul-General to Romania; correspondence during Peixotto's residency as Consul in Bucharest and Lyons; and the estate papers of Moses Levy Maduro Peixotto.
Dates: 1828-1829, 1864, 1870, 1873, 1875-1876, 1881, 1884-1885, 1887
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P25, Folder: P-847
Abstract The collection documents Reiner's life as a boy in Yugoslavia and his problems adjusting to his new life in America. Reiner attended public high school and later worked in various factories after graduation. His papers contain copies of typed diary entries and essays he wrote from ages 15-21, as well as a copy of his ship manifest. His writings touch on social activities and economic hardships of a young teenager, his improvement with the English language, his drift away from Orthodoxy, and his impression of labor movements.
Dates: 1928, 1930-1933, 1936
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-437
Abstract This collection contains a writ ordering the sheriff of New York City to produce Jacobs for a court appearance on November 9, 1784.
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P14, Folder: P-497
Abstract Contains two bills of sale, documenting the purchase of a slave by Benjamin Mordecai on December 3, 1851, and the resale of the same slave by him on January 19, 1852. Also contains a letter from Christopher Gustavas Memminger (1803-1888), Secretary of the Treasury, referring to the case of B. Mordecai, probably Benjamin Mordecai.
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P16, Folder: P-603
Abstract Consists of an ethical letter written in German by Benjamin Roth to his son, Solomon, before he departed from Germany for the United States in 1854, and a copy of an article from the American Jewish archives journal describing the Roth family history with the translation of the ethical letter.
Dates: undated, 1854, 1952-1969
Identifier: AR 25661
Abstract 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
Identifier: AR 2118
Abstract This contains some of the literary critic Benno Jacob's writings and correspondence.
Identifier: AR 1571
Abstract The Berend & Co. Collection holds information about the Berend & Co. banking house and later sugar refining company and the Berend family itself. Prominent topics are business matters and Samuel Bacher Berend's son Herz Berend. The collection consists of correspondence, bank checks, birth certificates, military documents, protection papers, royal recognitions, academic documents, and other certificates.
Dates: 1769-1855; Majority of material found within 1830s
Identifier: AR 6386 / MF 878
Abstract Personal documents of Robert, Martha and Hertha Bergmann including diary of WWI, immigration papers, examples of currency from Austria, Hungary, Germany, Photographs, Correspondence
Identifier: AR 88
Abstract 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”.
Identifier: AR 2575
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of one bound scrapbook with documents pertaining to Abraham Jacob, his estate, his son in law David Berliner, David Berliner’s son Abraham Berliner, and his son Moritz Berliner, all in the town of Flatow, ranging 1789-1898. The 456 pages in this scrapbook are in no chronological order. - Also included are three further documents, 1844-1913.
Identifier: AR 1906 / MF 688
Abstract The collection contains a large number of original historical documents related to the family Berliner of Hanover. Folder 1 contains original materials including residency permit for Moses Berliner from 1817 and a bundle of business and family documents of the Berliner family dating 1789-1898. There are also clippings from pre-war newspapers and 20th century family certificates and documents, including a short handwritten family history penned in 1964, author unknown.
Identifier: AR 34
Abstract 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
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P6, Folder: P-200
Abstract The collection consists primarily of letters from Baruch on various subjects. Included are ten letters to Rudolph Kommer, author and playwright (1923-1941); a letter to Mrs. Samuel Gompers regarding her husband (1932); a letter to the editor of the Washington star regarding U.S. loans to foreign governments (1945); two letters to Herbert Bayard Swope regarding his work on the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission (1947); seven routine letters; the printer's proof for Baruch's entry in Who's Who in America, 1926-1927; three signed photographs; addresses delivered by Baruch when awarded the Churchman's Medal, and upon being awarded a gold medal by the National Institute of Social Sciences (1944); a medical certificate, signed by Simon Baruch (1840-1921), verifying that R.S. Desportes, an officer of his regiment, was unfit for duty (1862); and Baruch's declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States (1870).
Dates: undated, 1862-1957
Identifier: YUM 02
Abstract Bernard Bernstein Collection documents professional activities of Bernard Bernstein, a jeweler, metal smith, writer, and teacher. The collection includes artifacts, correspondence, documents, manuscripts, printed materials, photographs and other visual materials, and sketches.
Dates: 1941-2008; Majority of material found within 1960-1984
Found in: Yeshiva University Museum
- Leo Baeck Institute 2111
- American Jewish Historical Society 1311
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 155
- American Sephardi Federation 37
- Yeshiva University Museum 10
- Center for Jewish History 2 ∧ less
- Correspondence 1644
- Photographs 1057
- Clippings (information artifacts) 834
- Manuscripts (documents) 727
- New York (N.Y.) 533
- Genealogical tables 487
- Archival materials 422
- Official documents 413
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 396
- Emigration and immigration 354
- Berlin (Germany) 331
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 250
- United States 237
- Jewish families 218
- Vienna (Austria) 213
- Articles 212
- Legal documents 211
- Publications (documents) 200
- Minutes (administrative records) 191
- Notes (documents) 190 ∧ less
- English 2740
- German 2161
- Hebrew 782
- French 563
- Yiddish 456
- Spanish; Castilian 236
- Russian 196
- Italian 178
- Polish 158
- Latin 126
- Hungarian 122
- Swedish 102
- Dutch; Flemish 93
- Czech 86
- Afrikaans 69
- Portuguese 43
- Chinese 29
- Danish 19
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 19
- Arabic 18 ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 99
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 76
- YIVO Archives 56
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 54
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 44
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 43
- American Jewish Historical Society 39
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 37
- American Jewish Congress 33
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 33
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 32
- B'nai B'rith 31
- American Jewish Committee 29
- United Jewish Appeal 28
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 27
- United States. Army 26
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 25
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 25
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 25
- American Sephardi Federation 23 ∧ less