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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

Beigel Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25944
Abstract

The Beigel Family Collection holds materials about the Beigel family members from Berlin. The collection consists of post-war personal correspondence between the various family members and documents on restitution claims. It includes original handwritten letters and papers from the time Liane Beigel (née Bick) was in Sweden, as well as official correspondence with the United Restitution Organization after she immigrated to the United States. Also included are her husband Horst Beigel’s restitution claims against Interessengemeinschaft Farbenindustrie AG.

Dates: 1945-1994; 1945-1969

Beiner Family Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1908-1999

Bel Kaufman Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: RG 2039
Dates: [collection coverage unknown].

Belle Kaminer Oral History

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P25, Folder: P-846
Identifier: 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.

Dates: 1998

Belmont family (New York, N.Y.) collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P6, Folder: P-207
Identifier: 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

Ben Gailing (1898-1999) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-607
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

Ben Itzkowitz Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: RG 2150
Scope and content

Papers of Ben Itzkowitz.

Dates: 1914-2012.

Ben Shahn papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P8, Folder: P-284
Identifier: 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

Ben Zion Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P14, Folder: P-521
Identifier: 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

Benario Family of Obernbreit Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3397
Abstract

This collection contains family trees and other materials related to the Benario family history and genealogy.

Dates: 1921-1989

Bendiner Warschauer Benevolent Society Records,

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1721
Dates: 1959-2000.

Bendix (ben Ephraim) Family Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1810-2000

Bendix Family Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1873-1950

Benedikt (Pinchas) Wolf Collection

 Collection
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!).

Dates: 1936

Benjamin Benedikt Collection

 Collection
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

Benjamin Franklin Peixotto family papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P6, Folder: P-195
Identifier: 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

Benjamin Frederick Reiner Diaries and Essays

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P25, Folder: P-847
Identifier: 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

Benjamin Jacobs Writ

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-437
Identifier: 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.

Dates: 1784

Benjamin Mordecai Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P14, Folder: P-497
Identifier: 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.

Dates: 1851-1864

Benjamin Nadel Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1957
Scope and content

The Papers of Benjamin Nadel (historian of Jewish communities in the Caucasus and Eastern Europe), including research Papers, personal and professional correspondence, and documents on the administration of the Jewish Labor Bund.

Dates: [collection coverage unknown].

Benjamin Roth Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P16, Folder: P-603
Identifier: 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

Benjamin Storch Association Records,

 Collection
Identifier: RG 2209
Dates: 1928-2016.

Benno and Pesha Bermann collection

 Collection
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

Benno Jacob Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2118
Abstract

This contains some of the literary critic Benno Jacob's writings and correspondence.

Dates: 1898-1975

Berend & Co. Collection

 Collection
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

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