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William G. Niederland Collection

Identifier: AR 7165

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.

Dates: 1903-1989

William Graetz Collection

Identifier: AR 4121 / MF 567

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.

Dates: 1915-1974

William Korey, papers

Identifier: P-903

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.

Dates: undated, 1946-1951, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1959-2010

William M. Benjamin Estate Inventory

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P24, Folder: P-828
Identifier: P-828

Estate is signed by Benjamin's widow, Sarah J. Benjamin. The Benjamins lived on 143 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y.

Dates: 1862

William Mamon Letter

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-459
Identifier: P-459

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.

Dates: 1808

William McKinley Benevolent Association (Maccabees Unit 711 New York) Records

Identifier: RG 2201
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1921; 1982 - 2005

William Meyerowitz papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P21, Folder: P-740
Identifier: P-740

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.

Dates: undated, 1923-1930, 1942, 1975-1976

William Nussbaum Collection

Identifier: AR 10705 / MF 740

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.

Dates: 1773-1975; Majority of material found within 1932-1935

William S. Schwartz papers

Identifier: P-354

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.

Dates: 1925, ca. 1932-1935

William Strauss Collection

Identifier: AR 7178 / MF 1026

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.

Dates: 1818-1971; Majority of material found within 1930-1962

William Stricker Collection

Identifier: AR 25239 / MF 749

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).

Dates: 1938-1950s

William Werner Bloch Collection

Identifier: AR 25619

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.

Dates: 1918-1998; Majority of material found within 1933-1960

Willy May Collection

Identifier: AR 49

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.

Dates: 1858-1944

Willy Nordwind Collection

Identifier: AR 10551

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.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1938-1939; 1921-1980s

Willy Tonn Collection

Identifier: AR 7259

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.

Dates: 1901-1988; Majority of material found within 1920-1957

Willy Wertheimer Collection

Identifier: AR 798

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.

Dates: 1892-1980

Wilmersdoerffer/Wilmers Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25888

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).

Dates: 1891-2009

Wimpfheimer Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25907

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.

Dates: 1893-2016

Windmueller Family Collection

Identifier: AR 4012

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.

Dates: 1765-1984; Majority of material found within 1935-1938

Windner Lieberman Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25453

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.

Dates: 1838-2011; Majority of material found within 1938-1963

Winn Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25493

This collection primarily contains the correspondence of the Winn and Taussig families of Czechoslovakia and the United States.

Dates: 1905-1983; Majority of material found within 1926-1963

Wladimir G. Eliasberg Collection

Identifier: AR 3267

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.

Dates: 1875-2003

Wlozlawker Chevra Records

Identifier: RG 2083
Dates: 1883 - 1934; 1979 - 1981

Wolf and Landauer Families Collection

Identifier: AR 6412

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.

Dates: 1895-1931

Wolf family genealogical chart

Identifier: P-793

An extensive family tree that originates with Abraham Wolf (c. 1720) and his wife Rachel Moses (c. 1730).

Dates: undated

Wolf Family Collection, Dresden

Identifier: AR 5834

Family tree with drawings and a Latin document

Dates: 1722, 1728

Wolf Hamburger Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 911

The file contains various materials pertaining to the artist Wolf Hamburger.

Dates: 1914-1996

Wolf Netter & Jacobi Collection

Identifier: AR 7215 / MF 948

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.

Dates: 1895-1993; Majority of material found within 1895-1954

Wolf-Oppenheimer Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25665

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.

Dates: 1843-2015

Wolf Popper Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25312

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.

Dates: 1894-2007

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