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Vera Margot Kowalski Soliman Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25427

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

Identifier: AR 25075

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

Identifier: AR 25724

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

Identifier: LBIJER 465

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

Identifier: I-449

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

Identifier: AR 5130

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 The collection also includes an unpublished manuscript version of her "Adolf Kringelein" story, which was later expanded into the novel "Menschen im Hotel" and the film "Grand Hotel."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

Identifier: P-959

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

Identifier: AR 10113

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

Identifier: AR 12005

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

Identifier: AR 3683 / MF 477

Vital documents and educational and military papers; correspondence; articles, interviews, lectures, and stories by Victor Polzer.

Dates: 1899-1989

Victoria (Zetlin) Russman Pordes Collection

Identifier: AR 25583

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

Victory Foundation Records

Identifier: RG 2152
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with New York Liquidation Bureau regarding dissolution of the society and liquidation of its assets (2010-2016), internment list, deeds (1983), and map of New Montefoire Cemetery plots.

Dates: 1983 - 2016

Vienna; Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 2432

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

Identifier: AR 890 / MF 408

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

Identifier: RG 56

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

Identifier: RG 90

The Vilna Collection represents fragmentary materials that were part of the original YIVO Archives in Vilna before WWII. The collection includes a wide array of materials dealing with a great variety of aspects of Jewish life in the Pre-revolutionary Russian Empire and post-revolutionary Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, and Soviet Russia. The Collection consists of personal correspondence, official correspondence with organizations and governmental institutions, financial and statistical reports, minutes of meetings of Jewish communal and political organizations, bibliographic materials, including card catalogues and bibliographies. Also included here are vital documents, such as birth certificates and birth registers, affidavits, certificates, diplomas, and travel documents. Additionally, there are petitions, resolutions, appeals, printed materials, manuscripts, lists, and questionnaires. There is a wealth of materials dealing with Jewish book trade and publishing, youth and sports organizations, education, Jewish communal life, and political activities.

Dates: 1717, 1758, 1812, 1841-1874, 1881-1896, 1901-1947

Vilna Territorial Collection

Identifier: RG 29
Dates: 1826-1940

Virginia Levitt Snitow Papers

Identifier: P-876

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

Vitty Beller Collection

Identifier: RG 2046
Scope and Contents

This record group includes a hand-embroidered cloth bag with ribbon closure, copper mug, large brass Russian wedding bowl, and samovar.

Dates: [collection coverage unknown]

Vivian White Soboleski papers

Identifier: P-772

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

Identifier: AR 5803

The collection consists of documents about Jews in the town of Volkmarsen, Germany.

Dates: 1986-2008

W. Guenther Plaut Collection

Identifier: AR 3899

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

Identifier: AR 1577 / MF 688

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

Identifier: AR 25022/MF 756

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

Identifier: AR 25174

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

Identifier: AR 3373 / MF 564

Materials pertaining to the family of Hermann Wahl in Wuppertal-Barmen, Germany

Dates: 1823-1966

Wald Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25698

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

Wallach (Wallich) Family Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 809

The collection contains various materials pertaining to the Wallach family, collected and edited by Else Levi-Mühsam (a decedent of the family), and comprises three folders.

Dates: 1930-1997

Waller Family Collection

Identifier: AR 6456

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

Identifier: AR 11056

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

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