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Trudy Richmond Collection

Identifier: AR 10722
Abstract The Trudy Richmond Collection contains several snapshots, portrait postcards, photo albums, and a small amount of correspondence and documents documenting life with her family in Kassel during the 1920s, her subsequent travels, and life as an emigrant in the Eastern United States.
Dates: 1884-1998

Tuchmann Family Collection

Identifier: AR 1401
Abstract This collection contains official documents, family papers, and correspondence pertaining to the Jewish community in and around Nuremberg, with an especial focus on the Tuchmann family genealogy. There are also a number of family papers and some correspondece, including materials related to the family's restitution claims.
Dates: 1831-1980

Ullmann Family Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 85
Abstract The collection contains primarily correspondence (Series I) by members of the Ullmann family.
Dates: 1933-1996

Ullstein Family Collection

Identifier: AR 1133
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence, including letters from Carl Zuckmayer, Andreas Latzko, Ernst Haeckel, and Maximilian Harden. The remaining materials include various family papers, photographs, a couple of short manuscripts, and family trees.
Dates: 1883-1975

Ulrich Boschwitz Collection

Identifier: AR 25553
Abstract This collection contains writings by novelist Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz (1915–1942) as well as a few personal materials and documents about his estate and legacy.
Dates: circa 1930-2007

Ulrich Furst Collection

Identifier: AR 6422
Abstract Family trees and genealogical tables for the individuals and families in Ulrich Furst's extended family.
Dates: 1992

Unger Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25254
Abstract The Unger Family Collection documents the professional and personal lives of Frederich Unger (formerly Friedrich or Fritz; 1891-1954), a prominent textile businessman from Austria, and his wife Ann A. Unger (neé Annie Arens; 1897-1994). Other family members who feature prominently in this collection are their two daughters Grete and Gitta Unger, and Ann's sister, Lise Haas. The bulk of the collection consists of records concerning the major business partners of the following companies: Wm. Abeles & Co., Teesdorf Spinnerei und Weberei, Rolianne, Inc., Etexco (or ETC), Danubius, and Dugaresa. Records referring to other professional colleagues, such as business partners, Robert and Victor Anninger, and lawyer Bernard E. Singer, are also contained here.
Dates: 1885-1995

Union of American Hebrew Congregations

Identifier: I-409
Abstract The collection consists of one item: The teacher’s edition of a focus kit entitled “Journey of Fifteen Centuries: The Story of the Jews of Spain,” written and designed by Robert Sugar.
Dates: 1973

Union of Councils for Soviet Jews, records

Identifier: I-410, I-410A
Abstract The collection contains the records of the Union of Councils for Soviet Jews (UCSJ), an umbrella institution for approximately 50 grassroots organizations active in the movement to free Soviet Jews. The records documenting the UCSJ's operations, programs, and campaigns relate primarily to the 1980's, when the rescue movement reached its pinnacle of success and international attention, and to the 1990's, reflecting UCSJ's work on behalf of human rights after the collapse of the Soviet Union. The records include materials of UCSJ individual councils; materials by the Soviet Jewry Legal Advocacy Center, an affiliate of UCSJ; and a large volume of case files of Prisoners of Conscience, Refuseniks, and Soviet Jews who were allowed to emigrate to the West.
Dates: undated, 1948, 1954, 1963-1965, 1967-2000

Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America Records

Identifier: I-66
Abstract Collection documents the activities and missions of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (UOJCA), primarily during the presidencies of William Weiss (1933-1942), Samuel Nirenstein (1942-1948), Moses Feuerstein (1954-1965), and Rabbi Pinchas Stolper’s tenure as Executive Vice President (1976-1994).

Founded in 1898, the UOJCA, also known as the Orthodox Union, serves as the leader, organizer, and voice of affiliated Orthodox Jewish congregations in North America. Divisions of the UOJCA reflected most prominently in the collection include the National Conference of Synagogue Youth, the Women’s Branch, the Kashruth Division, the Department of Synagogue Services, the Israel Center, as well as regional branches.

Subjects addressed in the collection include Sabbath and high holiday observance, dietary laws, Baal Teshuva, slaughterhouse legislation, funeral standards, education, and synagogue management and outreach. Materials include correspondence, minutes, clippings, speeches, UOJCA publications, financial documents, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1911-1915, 1925-1997; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1992

United Hebrew Congregation (St. Louis, Mo.) records

Identifier: I-45
Abstract Manuscript minute book of the Board of Trustees of the St. Louis United Hebrew Congregation for the years 1841-1859. Includes the constitution and by-laws, reports of various synagogue committees and their activities, and information on the cemetery owned by the Congregation.
Dates: 1841-1859

United Israel Appeal, Yearbook

Identifier: I-411
Abstract The collection is comprised of the following publication: Yearbook (1941, 1948, 1949, 1960, 1968, 1971,1972, 1993-1994).
Dates: 1941-1994

United Jewish Appeal collection

Identifier: I-412
Abstract This collection consists of posters (c. 1930s), solicitation pamphlets, and the following publications: Appeal (May 29, 1967), My Brother’s Keeper (1939-1958): A Picture Story of the United Jewish Appeal, and United Jewish Campaign News (October 11, 1926, February 1929).
Dates: undated, 1926-1967

United Jewish Appeal-Federation of New York collection

Identifier: I-433
Abstract United Jewish Appeal-Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York is the organization that resulted from the mergers of various New York federations with the New York office of UJA. UJA-Federation and its predecessor organizations have been a central force for communal planning and philanthropy in the New York Jewish community since 1917, and in overseas Jewish communities since 1939. The largest section of this collection covers the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies and its predecessor organizations in Manhattan, the Bronx and Brooklyn. Important subject areas include Federation’s work with their affiliated agencies including detailed budget files through most of the 20th century; UJA’s programs in Israel and campaigns in New York during the 1960s and 1970s; an overview of the UJA-Federation Joint Campaign 1974-1986; and the day to day work of the successfully merged organizations 1986-2000.
Dates: 1909-2004

United Jewish Bowling League Collection

Identifier: AR 6519
Abstract Organizational papers including original rules (1941) as well as minutes, contracts, receipts, and competition results for a bowling league founded by German-Jewish refugees in New York City.
Dates: 1941-1985

United Jewish Organizations (Philadelphia, Pa.) records

Identifier: I-167
Abstract Contains Brith Achim meeting notices; Brith Achim Bulletin (1932-1966, incomplete); Brith Achim Report (December 18, 1910-June 4, 1911); Elisavetgrad B.A. meeting notice (November 19, 1961).
Dates: 1911-1968

United Restitution Organization New York Office Collection

Identifier: AR 25089
Abstract This collection contains records of the New York office of the United Restitution Organization (URO). Materials include newsletters, reports, copies of laws concerning restitution, limited correspondence, and a few clippings.
Dates: 1950-1988

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection

Identifier: I-413
Abstract The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum was created to advance and disseminate knowledge about the Holocaust, to document and interpret Holocaust history, and to serve as the nation's permanent living memorial to the Holocaust. The collection includes newsletters, Days of Remembrance for the Victims of the Holocaust publications and printed matter, photographs, press releases, conference material, teaching guides and curricula, and fundraising and membership material.
Dates: 1979-1996

United States Map (Yiddish and English)

Identifier: I-423
Abstract Map, depicting the United States in Yiddish and English, taken from John Foster Carr's Guide to the United States for the Jewish Immigrant.
Dates: 1912

United Synagogue of America publications

Identifier: I-485
Abstract Publications consists of the following titles: "Justice, Justice Shalt Thou Pursue..." (1954), " So You Want New Members" (1955), "So You Want to Build" (1956), "Reference forms and procedures for synagogue administration" (1957), "Financial Security For Your Synagogue" (1958), "The Synagogue Library" (1959), "Leaders Portfolio" (1957-1961).
Dates: undated, 1954-1961

United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism Soviet Jewry Collection

Identifier: I-543
Abstract The collection reflects the involvement in the American Soviet Jewry movement of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ), the primary organization of synagogues practicing Conservative Judaism in North America. The materials include pamphlets, newsletters, reports, play scripts, poetry, correspondence and photographs.
Dates: undated, 1965, 1967, 1970-1971, 1977-1978, 1981

United Zionist Revisionists of America collection

Identifier: I-414
Abstract This collection consists of pamphlets about Palestine, policy statements, programs concerning a memorial exhibition for Ze'ev Jabotinsky, a petition concerning a mass meeting honoring Chaim Weizmann, and miscellaneous regional materials for New England. Of special interest to researchers will be protest statements against the "White Papers" published in the New York Times (1943). The collection also includes the following publications: Herut News (1973), and Newsletter (1962-1966).
Dates: 1933-1987

Uri Felix Rosenheim

Identifier: AR 6210 / MF 976
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of Uri Rosenheim's writings, mainly poetry, but also prose. It also includes correspondence with family members and other authors as well as publishers.
Dates: 1928-1981

Uriah P. Levy Collection

Identifier: P-43
Abstract Uriah Phillips Levy rose to the rank of Commodore in the United States Navy despite religious hostility. He succeeded in abolishing corporal punishment in the Navy, and is credited for preserving Thomas Jefferson's estate, Monticello. His papers consist of correspondence, financial and legal records, publications, papers, newspaper articles, a notebook, and a book.
Dates: undated, 1787-1948, 1959, 1961, 1985, 2005

Urias Heimann Collection.

Identifier: AR 6492 / MF 560
Abstract Notebook, album of stickers
Dates: undated, 1910

Ursula Meseritz Elgart Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25544
Abstract This collection reflects the experiences of Ursula Elgart née Meseritz (1919-2003) from her youth in Hamburg and Berlin through her immigration in 1938 until eventually settling in California. Personal papers and photographs of some of her family members are also included. Materials include photographs, photo albums, family trees, correspondence, vital records, materials from a Stolperstein ceremony for her parents, a diary, an address book, a datebook, and a cookbook.
Dates: 1865-2013; Majority of material found within 1920-1950

Uwe Westphal Collection

Identifier: AR 5528
Abstract The collection represents Uwe Westphal’s research material for his book about the heydays and ultimate destruction of Berlin’s clothing and fashion industry, 1836-1939: ‘Berliner Konfektion und Mode : die Zerstoerung einer Tradition’.
Dates: 1836-1993

Valentin Family Collection

Identifier: AR 3818 / MF 570
Abstract Vital documents, letters of protection and municipal citizenship, autograph albums, wills and testaments, marriage contracts, memoirs, obituaries, and clippings concerning members of the Valentin family, the family business, the freight-movers Jacob & Valentin, and related families, including the Abraham, Behrend, Loewen, and Mannheimer families; noteworthy documents include memoirs of the banker Samuel Liepmann Loewen, 1824, and records of the Prussian minter and medalist Jacob Abraham, 1753, as well as photocopies of records of his son, the minter Abraham Abramson.
Dates: 1677-2002

[Various recordings].

Identifier: AR 25347
Abstract An eclectic collection of mainly 78 rpm shellac records and some 33⅓ rpm vinyl gramophone records, combining opera and voice recordings.
Dates: undated

Veit-Simon Family Collection

Identifier: AR 4015
Abstract This collection contains papers of several generations of the Veit and Simon families, including passports, letters of protection, contracts, wills, official and financial documents, and a few photographs. Some of the prominent individuals featured in this collection include Moses Mendelssohn, Dorothea Schlegel, and Meyer Amschel Rothschild.
Dates: 1763-1965

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