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William G. Niederland Collection
Dr. William G. Niederland (1904-1993) was a renowned psychiatrist who immigrated to the United States in 1940 via Italy and the Philippines. While he was a psychiatric expert for German indemnification trials of survivors of the Holocaust, Niederland became an advocate of the survivors' claims and an empathetic researcher of their psychic suffering. He engaged in scientific research on psychic sequelae in Holocaust survivors for more than four decades. Niederland is believed to have discovered the "Survivor Syndrome," as a psychiatric disease and condition. The William G. Niederland Collection contains manuscripts, lectures and published writings by Niederland (and others) as well as 165 court case files consisting of psychiatric opinions, correspondence and court decisions referring to individual indemnification cases. Also included are correspondence with his colleagues and material related to his various research projects.
William Graetz Collection
Personal documents of William Graetz, including military papers, and membership and identity cards. Records of ORT committees, minutes of executive committee meetings, correspondence and reports of the activities of ORT branches during the years 1926-1970 in Argentina, Bessarabia, Bolivia, Brazil, France, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, South Africa, Switzerland, and the USSR, also including letters from Leo Baeck. Records of the Jewish community of Berlin, in 1929 and 1930, including correspondence on juvenile care, financial reports, and meeting minutes. The following individuals are mentioned in this collection: Graetz, William; Baeck, Leo; Syngalowski, Aron; Lvovitch, David; Frumkin, Jacob; Sadler, Ilse.
William Korey, papers
William Korey Papers document life and works of a prominent human rights expert who played a leadership role in the American Soviet Jewry movement. Dr. Korey served as a regional director of Anti-Defamation League and later as a founding director of B'nai Brith International's U.N. office which worked on the problem of discrimination faced by the Jews in the Soviet Union. Dr. Korey was deeply involved in the processes pivotal to the success of the Sovet Jewry movement, such as the defense of the Helsinki Accords and the adoption of the Jackson-Vanik amendment. Parallel to his work on behalf of Soviet Jewry Dr. Korey participated in the efforts to realize the U.S. ratification of the genocide treaty that eventually came to fruition in 1988. William Korey authored hundreds of articles and essays and a number of books on the subjects related to the Jews in the Soviet Union. He taught at the Long Island University, City College of New York, Columbia University, Brooklyn College and several other major universities. The William Korey papers include materials from the late 1940s through 2010, and the bulk of the collection is dated 1970s-1990s. The documents include manuscripts, correspondence, notes, publications, news clippings, photographs and a data CD.
William M. Benjamin Estate Inventory
Estate is signed by Benjamin's widow, Sarah J. Benjamin. The Benjamins lived on 143 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y.
William Mamon Letter
Contains a letter from Mamon, Surveyor of Customs for the Port of New Haven, regarding a shipment made by Solomon Pinto, and the reply from Abraham Bishop, Collector of Customs for the port.
William McKinley Benevolent Association (Maccabees Unit 711 New York) Records
This record group contains correspondence with the New York Liquidation Bureau regarding dissolution of the society and liquidation of its assets (1983-2005), deeds and a map to plots at Cedar Park Cemetery, account statements from Seamen's Bank (1983-1985), deeds and map to graves at Baron Hirsch Cemetery, minutes (1982-1984), Israeli government savings bonds, typewritten bylaws (undated), membership directory, and a certificate of incorporation (1921).
William Meyerowitz papers
Exhibition programs from galleries and museums displaying paintings and etchings of Meyerowitz, some autographed by the artist. Also contains invitations - one handwritten by Meyerowitz - to various art exhibitions featuring his work.
William Nussbaum Collection
William (Wilhelm) Nussbaum was a Jewish race scientist who ran an organization, Die Arbeitsgemeinschaft für jüdische Erbforschung und Eugenik/Erbpflege, between the years 1933 and 1935. He racially examined over 1100 German Jews seeking both information about the Jewish "race," and validating Jews as racially being a European people. Material in the collection includes articles and manuscripts authored by Nussbaum regarding Jewish race history and research, articles and writings by other authors about the Jewish race, and information forms recording the statistical results of anthropologically examined Jewish individuals and groups.
William S. Schwartz papers
Contains manuscripts of the play, "The Jazz Singer," by Samson Raphaelson in both Yiddish and English. Collection also includes photographs of William Schwartz in the titular role, and general photos.
William Strauss Collection
This collection contains the papers of banker William Strauss. It includes his correspondence, a large amount of newspaper clippings, family trees, and research material pertaining to the Mendelssohn banking house.
William Stricker Collection
William Stricker was an Austrian Jewish journalist who worked for radio stations and the newspaper. He covered World War II and in particular, the Nuremberg Trials. He was also the leader of the oldest Jewish student fraternity, Kadimah located in Vienna, Austria. In 1939, he moved to the United States together with his wife Jenny Stricker (neé Becher).
William Werner Bloch Collection
The William Werner Bloch Collection documents chapters in the life of William Werner Bloch, especially his involvement as an American soldier in World War II, as well as the history of his family and the claim for compensation against Germany after World War II.
Willy May Collection
The collection contains documents pertaining to the Willy May, Salomon Kahn, Herz Levi, and Auerbach-Ehrlich families. Included are documents pertaining to Willy May's work as a butcher, his service in World War I, and the civilian war work of May and his wife Martha May née Levi during World War II; documents pertaining to the military service of Salomon Kahn and Julius Kahn; documents pertaining to work the as butchers of Levi Levi II and his son Hermann Levi, as well as genealogy of their family in Griesheim; and family tree of the Auerbach-Ehrlich family from 1600 to the early 20th century, including birth and death dates and locations.
Willy Nordwind Collection
The collection documents Willy Nordwind’s efforts to bring as many German Jews as possible out of Germany before World War II. Included here is correspondence with those who had arrived or those whom Willy Nordwind was still trying to bring over.
Willy Tonn Collection
The papers of this collection document Willy Tonn's life, and a large amount of the collection focuses on his time spent in Shanghai. Documents include personal and business papers, correspondence, numerous typescripts, and newspaper clippings. Many of the typescripts discuss topics related to Far Eastern culture; others discuss Jewish culture or religion, Indian culture, and Greek history. The collection also includes publications containing articles by Tonn.
Willy Wertheimer Collection
The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence relating to his efforts as a committee chairman for tree-planting efforts in Israel. Other materials concern his genealogy and his memoirs.
Wilmersdoerffer/Wilmers Family Collection
The Wilmersdoerffer/Wilmers Family collection pertains to the family of the twins John Geoffrey Wilmers (né Hans Max Wilmersdoerffer) and Marianne Gourary (née Wilmersdoerffer), who were born in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, in 1920, and eventually emigrated to England and the United States, respectively. The collection contains a small amount of family papers, three family trees, and a few secondary materials containing biographical information pertaining to family members. Families mentioned in the family trees (originating in Bavaria and, in part in Württemberg) include: Wilmersdoerffer (Wilmers); Oberndoerffer; Haymann; Schimmelburg; and Nauheim (Norland).
Wimpfheimer Family Collection
The collection holds the documents and correspondence of the Wimpfheimer family from Karlsruhe. The collection covers the Wimpfheimers’ emigration to Switzerland and later the United States as well as their restitution efforts regarding the family’s malting factory in Karlsruhe.
Windmueller Family Collection
This collection contains a copy of a privately printed genealogical chronicle of the Windmüller family and of the Jewish community of Beckum, as well as original materials regarding the Windmueller's resettlement from Germany to the United States, including appraisal and sale documents for their factory in Beckum.
Windner Lieberman Family Collection
The Lieberman Windner Family Collection holds papers and correspondence of Marianne Lieberman and her ancestors as well as photographs. Prominent topics are the art of Marianne Lieberman and the murder of Hedwig Windner under the Nazi euthanasia program. The collection comprises official documents and personal and official correspondence.
Winn Family Collection
This collection primarily contains the correspondence of the Winn and Taussig families of Czechoslovakia and the United States.
Wladimir G. Eliasberg Collection
The Wladimir G. Eliasberg Collection documents the lives of the members of the Eliasberg family and to a lesser extent professional activities of Wladimir Eliasberg. The collection consists of personal correspondence, writings, vital and professional documents, and printed materials.
Wlozlawker Chevra Records
Wolf and Landauer Families Collection
This collection contains family trees of Wolf and Landauer families, as well as various address books and customer lists dating to the turn of the twentieth century, pertaining to the textile firm W. Wolf & Söhne, active both in Stuttgart and in Boston, Massachusetts.
Wolf family genealogical chart
An extensive family tree that originates with Abraham Wolf (c. 1720) and his wife Rachel Moses (c. 1730).
Wolf Family Collection, Dresden
Family tree with drawings and a Latin document
Wolf Hamburger Collection
The file contains various materials pertaining to the artist Wolf Hamburger.
Wolf Netter & Jacobi Collection
The donated corporate records include advertisements and some business records, (1926-1934/35). There is a particularly rich collection of industrial photographs of the major plants (ca. 120 photographs). Box II complements the corporate material with scattered records of members of the Jacobi family as well as genealogical material on the Netter family.
Wolf-Oppenheimer Family Collection
The Wolf-Oppenheimer Collection provides details on the lives, both personal and professional of more than three generations of members of the related Wolf and Oppenheimer families. Most prominently represented among the collection's papers are Hermann and Irene (née Oppenheimer) Wolf and their daughter Marlies (née Wolf) and Eugene Plotnik, but the papers relate to many other family members as well. The collection includes personal papers, official and educational documents, family correspondence, photographs, family trees, articles as well as personal family writing, and newspaper clippings.
Wolf Popper Family Collection
Manuscripts, vital documents, correspondence, heraldry, and genealogical materials pertaining to Wolf Popper and his family, emphasizing Wolf Popper’s studies at the Hawtreys Preparatory School in England and to the family’s ennobled heritage. Also included is a manuscript about the mezzo-soprano Mathilde Marchesi, née Graumann (March 24, 1821 – November 17, 1913), who made her name as a singing teacher in Vienna, Paris and other European conservatories.
- Leo Baeck Institute 2203
- American Jewish Historical Society 1325
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 668
- American Sephardi Federation 37
- Yeshiva University Museum 10
- Center for Jewish History 3 + ∧ less
- Correspondence 1724
- Photographs 1119
- Clippings (information artifacts) 881
- Manuscripts (documents) 764
- New York (N.Y.) 567
- Genealogical tables 498
- Archival materials 452
- Official documents 448
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 399
- Emigration and immigration 388
- Berlin (Germany) 350
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 266
- Jewish families 250
- United States 240
- Legal documents 227
- Vienna (Austria) 227
- Articles 223
- Publications (documents) 217
- Notes (documents) 210
- Minutes (administrative records) 195 + ∧ less
- English 3308
- German 2285
- Hebrew 845
- French 602
- Yiddish 548
- Spanish; Castilian 250
- Russian 219
- Italian 185
- Polish 184
- Latin 128
- Hungarian 127
- Swedish 106
- Dutch; Flemish 101
- Czech 91
- Afrikaans 69
- Portuguese 49
- Chinese 31
- Danish 21
- Ukrainian 20
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 19 + ∧ 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 28
- 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