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Augusta and Emil Mane Collection
This collection contains the personal papers of Augusta (1905-2000) and Emil Mane (1900-1991) of Philippsburg, Baden, Germany. They were forced to sell their iron works business Gebrüder Gutmann in 1938 and, after Emil’s imprisonment in Dachau and time in an English refugee camp, they immigrated to the United States. The collection includes personal correspondence, emigration and restitution materials, recipes, photographs, a family tree, and a list of what happened to the Jews of Philippsburg during or after World War II.
Augusta Ellis Johnson, papers
Contains the correspondence between Mrs. Augusta Ellis Johnson, a Jewish American citizen living in Lima, Peru, and General Alvin P. Horey, United States Minister to Peru. In this correspondence, Ellis Johnson asks Gen. Horey for help securing the release of her 14 year old son, Joseph who was forcibly baptized on October 27, 1868 by Dr. Jose Jesus Aylbon--curat of St. Marcelo--and abducted by the Spanish friars of the Convent of the Descalzos. The dispensation of the incident is not known.
Auguste and Emil Glauber Collection
The collection documents the lives of Auguste Glauber, née Mayer and her husband Emil Glauber with references to family members in Austria, the USA, Shanghai and Czechoslovakia. Also included are documents pertaining to family’s textile firm “Leopold Mayer & Sons” as well as Gustl’s family photo album and a recipe book. Some documents are related to the family’s business led by Heinrich (Hans) Mayer, who later emigrated to Shanghai.
Augustus E. Cohen Deed of Sale
This collection contains a deed of sale for a piece of property in Charleston, South Carolina. It is witnessed by Augustus E. Cohen, Notary Public.
Ausland-Absatz nach Ländern und Büchern.
17 small folders, each containing 1-5 handwritten charts (copies reduced in size), representing export statistics of books from the Schocken publishing house. Also included is a chart pertaining to the Jewish training farm on the Schocken estate Gut-Winkel.
Authorization for messenger of get
Consists of two items, authorizations for the messengers of a get (religious divorce document).
Autobiographies of Jewish Youth in Poland
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.
Original autographs separated from AJHS collections and/or bought or donated to the Society. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order.
The collection contains a wide assortment of correspondence and photographs from actors, authors, musicians and others.
AVI CHAI Foundation Records
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.
Axelrad Family Collection
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.
Axis Victims League Collection
Correspondence, clippings, reports, memos and other office papers
B. Manischewitz Company Records
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.".
Babette B. Buch Collection
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.
Babette Wampold Papers
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.
Baden Aargau, Switzerland
Baden; Jewish Community Collection
Government decrees, reports, manuscripts, clippings and other materials pertaining to Jewish communities in Baden (Germany)
Baerwald Family Correspondence
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.
Balta Benevolent Congregation of the City of New York Records
Collection contains: Cemetery maps. Cemetery deeds, 1989. Certificate of incorporation, 1898. Correspondence, 1962-1992. Address book. Member lists. Meeting invitations. Souvenir journal, 1935. Financial Records, 1955-1987. Stamper.
Bamberger family collection, Kansas
Correspondence to the Bamberger family in Fort Scott, Kansas, 1931-1942.
Bar Kochba-Theodor Herzl Prague Academic Association Collection
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.
Bär-Oppenheimer Family Collection
This collection holds the papers of members of the Bär and Oppenheimer families from Bruchsal, Germany. It documents the history of the two families as well as the Bär leather distribution company and Oppenheimer woolens factory. Included in this collection are business and personal correspondence, personal papers, financial records, family trees and a few newspaper clippings.
Barak (Zionist Theater) Collection
The collection contains materials pertaining to the Zionist theater "Barak" ("Zionistische Propagandatruppe").
Barbados Jewish Community Collection
Collection consists 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).
Barbara and Peter Rothholz Family Collection
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.
Baron de Hirsch Foundation Microforms
Microfilms with copies from the Hirsch Collection at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.
Baron de Hirsch Fund/Jewish Agricultural Society Collection
This collection contains documents and photographs of the Baron de Hirsch Fund and its subsidiary, the Jewish Agricultural Society. The entire collection pertains to Jewish farm settlement in the United States from 1885 until the 1960s. The photographs that constitute the prevailaing portion of the collection come from the the files of The Jewish Farmer, a periodical published by the Jewish Agricultural Society.
Baron Family Papers
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).
Baron Horace (Naftali Herz) de Gunzburg Papers
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)
Barry Marks Papers
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.
- Leo Baeck Institute 2211
- American Jewish Historical Society 1325
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 687
- American Sephardi Federation 37
- Yeshiva University Museum 10
- Center for Jewish History 3 + ∧ less
- Correspondence 1729
- Photographs 1125
- Clippings (information artifacts) 885
- Manuscripts (documents) 769
- New York (N.Y.) 571
- Genealogical tables 499
- Archival materials 453
- Official documents 452
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 400
- Emigration and immigration 390
- Berlin (Germany) 351
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 267
- Jewish families 253
- United States 240
- Legal documents 229
- Vienna (Austria) 228
- Articles 224
- Publications (documents) 219
- Notes (documents) 214
- Minutes (administrative records) 196 + ∧ less
- English 3327
- German 2294
- Hebrew 851
- French 610
- Yiddish 559
- Spanish; Castilian 253
- Russian 220
- Polish 187
- Italian 186
- Hungarian 128
- Latin 128
- Swedish 106
- Dutch; Flemish 104
- Czech 93
- Afrikaans 69
- Portuguese 49
- Chinese 31
- Danish 21
- Ukrainian 21
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 20 + ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 99
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 80
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 57
- YIVO Archives 56
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 45
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 44
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 35
- American Jewish Congress 33
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 33
- American Jewish Committee 31
- B'nai B'rith 31
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 29
- United Jewish Appeal 28
- United States. Army 28
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 26
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 25
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 25
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 24
- Centralverein Deutscher Staatsbürger Jüdischen Glaubens 23
- Shcharansky, Anatoly 23 + ∧ less