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Vera Margot Kowalski Soliman Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25427
Abstract The Vera Margot Kowalski Soliman Family Collection contains correspondence on Vera Margot Kowalski Soliman's legal and financial matters.
Dates: 1956-1963

Vera Meyer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25075
Abstract This collection documents the lives of Vera Meyer's family members, especially her parents, Alfred and Eva Meyer, but also involving her grandparents and uncles. Prominent in the collection are the many family photographs and copies of family correspondence, including immigration and wartime letters. Other material consists of some biographical essays and a family tree.
Dates: 1890-2000; Majority of material found within 1916-1949

Vera Vogue collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25724
Abstract E-copies of vital records, photographs and clippings pertaining to Vera Gutmann. Also included are gloves.
Dates: 1896-2016

Verband Ehemaliger Leipziger in Israel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 465
Abstract Documents pertaining to Irgun Olei Leipzig (Verband Ehemaliger Leipziger – Association of Leipzig Immigrants) in Israel.
Dates: 1953-1956, 1992-1993

Vermont Chapter of the New Jewish Agenda Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-449
Abstract This collection contains materials from the Vermont Chapter of the New Jewish Agenda. The chapter focused on peace in the Middle East and equal rights for gays and lesbians. The records are made up of correspondence, newsletters, clippings, flyers, and other membership materials.
Dates: 1986-1991

Vicki Baum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5130
Abstract Most of the collection consists of correspondence exchanged between the novelist and screenwriter Vicki Baum and Carl Ostertag, a younger confidant. The collection also includes an unpublished manuscript version of her "Adolf Kringelein" story, which was later expanded into the novel "Menschen im Hotel" and the film "Grand Hotel."
Dates: 1920-1983

Victor Borden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-959
Abstract The papers of Dr. Victor Borden, a Gynecologist/Obstetrician from New Jersey, reflect his activism in the American Soviet Jewry movement. The collection focuses on a physician humanitarian mission to the Soviet Union led by Dr. Borden in 1987. The mission consisted of seven Jewish doctors from New Jersey and Tennessee, traveling under the guise of tourists. The doctors provided medical consultations and evaluations to over 150 members of the Soviet Jewish Refusenik community. The materials include a trip report by Dr. Borden, a trip report by Alan G. Graber (another member of the mission), and news clippings related to the mission.
Dates: 1987, 1990

Victor Cooper Collection

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Identifier: AR 10113
Abstract This collection documents the work of the concentration camp survivor Viktor Kupfer (later Victor Cooper) as a business custodian, special investigator, and Jewish community leader in Straubing (Bavaria, Germany) from 1945-1949. The collection relates primarily to the denazification process and early restitution cases in Straubing as well as the rebuilding of Straubing’s Jewish community. Materials included consist of correspondence, legal statements, affidavits, court decisions, reports, Viktor Kupfer’s personal identification documents, and a few copies of photographs and memorial programs. Several documents contain anonymous threats.
Dates: 1935-1951

Victor - Levi family collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 12005
Abstract Material related to the Victor (Vicktor) family and their leather factory in Heilbronn, Germany, including a handwritten company contract (Gesellschaftvertrag ) for the brothers Julius and Joseph Vic(k)tor , 1870(?), photocopies about the company, and education certificates for Max Victor, 1914-1925. Also included is a school certificate for Minna Levi, Fulda, 1890.
Dates: 1870-1925

Victor Polzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3683 / MF 477
Abstract Vital documents and educational and military papers; correspondence; articles, interviews, lectures, and stories by Victor Polzer.
Dates: 1899-1989

Victoria (Zetlin) Russman Pordes Collection

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Identifier: AR 25583
Abstract The Victoria (Zetlin) Russman Pordes Collection holds the correspondence, personal, and professional papers of Victoria Pordes, along with other members of her family, especially her sister Anna (Zetlin) Jarosik. Much of the collection consists of correspondence, notably the personal family correspondence between Zetlin siblings. In addition, the collection includes official, and educational papers, postcards, photographs, scrapbooks, tourism materials, immigration and citizenship papers, notebooks, address books, diaries, and other items.
Dates: 1903-2002, 2013; Majority of material found within 1946-1986

Vienna; Jewish Community Collection

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Identifier: AR 2432
Abstract The Vienna Jewish community collection comprises archival materials that document only some aspects of Jewish life in Vienna during the period between the two World Wars, with the notable exception of one item that illustrates anti-Semitism in 1848. Published materials (not online) from the late 20th century describe some aspects of past Jewish life in Vienna and the onset of the Holocaust.
Dates: 1848-2000

Vierfelder Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 890 / MF 408
Abstract This collection covers the history of the Vierfelder family, and includes materials on the town of Buchau, Wuerttemberg.
Dates: 1694-1960

Vilna Chief of Police Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 56
Abstract The collection is of a fragmentary nature, and consists of miscellaneous materials that pertain to the role and activities of the Vilna Chief of Police in the everyday life of the city and province of Vilna, and to the relationship between the Vilna Chief of Police and other police, military and civil organs in the Vilna province. Most of the documents in this collection, which covers the tsarist period from the 1830s to 1918, were assembled during the latter part of the nineteenth and early part of the twentieth century
Dates: 1831-1918

Vilna Collection

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Identifier: RG 29, Series 2
Abstract This collection consists of correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, financial records, statistical surveys, election materials, announcements, flyers, and other materials related to Jewish life in Vilna during the inter-war period. Documents of earlier years are also included.
Dates: 1872, 1884, 1900-1940; Majority of material found within 1917-1940

Virginia Levitt Snitow Papers

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Identifier: P-876
Abstract The collection encompasses the personal papers of Virginia Snitow, especially during her active years in the Women's Division of the American Jewish Congress and an organization she founded, US/Israel Women to Women. Papers contain correspondence, writings and voluminous notes with both fiction, and non-fiction writings on racial, gender and class equality. Also included are family stories and diaries chronicling Snitow's time spent in her summer home in Grenada.
Dates: undated, 1909-2001

Vivian White Soboleski papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-772
Abstract Collection consists of papers pertaining to Vivian White Soboleski and the White family, including: Vivian White Flaxer's divorce papers; copies of Vivian White Soboleski and her second husband Jospeh Soboleski's last will and testament; Vivian White Soboleski's Russian emigration papers; and Vivian White Soboleski's father's, Philip White (1865-1926), who immigrated from London in 1892, New Hampshire citizenship declaration.

Also included are Vivian's brother, Abraham White's (1888-1971) US citizenship papers; birth certificate; death records; his World War I promotion, recommendations, and discharge papers; and two copies of his "So We May Not Forget" journal regarding his time in the World War I Air Service 1st Squadron, 1st Provisional Regiment.

Materials relating to Vivian's sister, Leah White Horwitz, include: report cards; class promotion information; photographs from her time Radcliffe College; and an extensive file on her son, Henry M. Horwitz, who was killed in World War II. Regarding Henry M. Horwitz, the collection includes his high school and college commencement programs, V-mail letters, the telegram reporting "missing in action," a photograph of his French gravesite, and eulogies.

White family histories and a family tree, written by Vivian White Soboleski, consists of information on the above family members as well as her cousins.
Dates: undated, 1896, 1900-1986

Volkmarsen Jewish community collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5803
Abstract The collection consists of documents about Jews in the town of Volkmarsen, Germany.
Dates: 1986-2008

W. Guenther Plaut Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3899
Abstract This small collection consists of a wide variety of photocopied materials on the Plaut, Gumprich, Rosenthal, Wormser, and other families.
Dates: 1748-1972

W. H. Bloch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1577 / MF 688
Abstract Folder 1 contains several unique originals including a Reisepass from 1800 and signed letters from Friedrich Wilhelm III of Prussia, an 1867 edition of satirical paper "Maseltow," printed in Königsberg, a Trauer-Album for Bertha Bloch (1915). There are copies of an 1833 marriage contract for Naumann Simonsohn and 1831 Reisepass for Simonsohn. There are also various letters and short manuscripts recounting the history of the Bloch and Simonsohn family. Folder 2 contains several congratulatory letters in Hebrew and German addressed to Naumann Simonsohn regarding his book "Juda oder freimutige Äusserungen über Religion und Bürgerglück", dated ca. 1817.
Dates: 1800-1978

W. Louis Horowitz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25022/MF 756
Abstract The W. Louis Horowitz Collection documents the professional work and academic interests of the anthropologist Wolf Louis Horowitz (1866-1946). The collection is divided into two series: Personal Documents and Manuscripts. The bulk of the collection resides in Manuscripts. This series holds drafts and finished versions of Horowitz's writings. Horowitz used anthropological theories as a lens through which to analyze Judaism and its impact upon history.
Dates: 1887-2000

Wachtel Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25174
Abstract This collection consists mainly of correspondence among the Wachtel family members in the 1940s. Regina and Markus Wachtel were both deported and perished in the Holocaust. Their older son Leo immigrated via England to the United States. Their younger son Arnold survived imprisonment in several concentration camps, but disappeared in 1946, seemingly murdered. In addition to correspondence, a few official documents and restitution materials are included.
Dates: 1939-2004; Majority of material found within 1939-1946

Wahl Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3373 / MF 564
Abstract Materials pertaining to the family of Hermann Wahl in Wuppertal-Barmen, Germany
Dates: 1823-1966

Wald Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25698
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of documents of the Wald family. Most of them were used to get American visas or citizenship. A body of correspondence is also part of the collection. The focus of these letters concerns emigration / immigration, and the possibility of fleeing Germany.
Dates: 1923-1952; Majority of material found within 1941

Waller Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6456
Abstract The Waller Family Collection contains genealogical research on the Waller, Baer and other related families. It includes research correspondence, notes, photocopied historical records of family members, family trees, and photographs.
Dates: 1824-2002; Majority of material found within 1979-2002

Walter and Betty Friedemann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11056
Abstract The collection consists of materials documenting the lives of the Friedemann and Friedheim families. Included in the collection are family and professional correspondence, documents, musical scores by Walter Friedemann, poetry by various family members, a last will, and printed materials
Dates: 1826-1997

Walter and Edith Pelz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10116
Abstract The collection contains a wide variety of official papers and personal correspondence of Walter and Edith Pelz before, during, and after World War II. Much of the correspondence is between prominent personalities in the journalism and arts world of that era.
Dates: 1892-1959

Walter and Herta Fleck Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10806
Abstract This collection documents the education and immigration of Herta Fleck née Froehlich (1908-1994) and Walter Fleck (1903-1990). Both born in Mönchengladbach, Germany, Herta and Walter studied medicine and economics, respectively. They married in 1935 and immigrated to the United States, settling in New York. The collection contains vital records, education records, official documents, and restitution materials.
Dates: 1901-1973

Walter and Johanna Rischowsky Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25033
Abstract The Walter and Johanna Rischowsky Collection primarily contains documents collected by Walter Rischowsky stating rules and restrictions forced upon German Jews between 1941-1942, as well as documents on the emigration and deportation of German Jews. There is also a small amount of biographical information concerning Walter Rischowsky. The documents consist of official regulations from the Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland, and copies of memos of the Reichsvereinigung der Juden in Deutschland concerning meetings between their organization and the Zentralstelle für Jüdische Auswanderung.
Dates: 1940-1942

Walter B. Simon Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4261 / MF 827
Abstract Published and unpublished manuscripts
Dates: undated, 1966-1974

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