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Adolf Frank Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7176/MF 722
Abstract

This collection contains material on Adolf and Albert Frank. Most of it is connected to Adolf Frank's career as a chemist and entrepreneur. The bulk of the material is business papers of various kinds, mostly minutes of meetings and correspondence. Notebooks and patent files can also be found. Prominent is material which shows Adolf Frank's role in the German wartime industry of World War I. Although most material is connected to Adolf Frank, information about Albert Frank is also included. Both are represented in personal papers that appear in the collection.

Dates: 1857-1964

Adolf Kober Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7188 / MF 524
Abstract

Manuscripts and research notes on Jewish history, including the emancipation of the Jews, nineteenth century emigration of German Jews to the United States, Jewish education, and the Jewish communities of Heidelberg, Goettingen, Frankfurt am Main, Magdeburg, and especially Cologne and vicinity, including manuscripts of eighteenth-century chroniclers.

Dates: 1784-1966

Adolf Kraus Biographical Data

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P14, Folder: P-520
Identifier: P-520
Abstract

Printer's proof of Kraus' entry in Who's Who in America, 1910-11.

Dates: ca. 1911

Adolf Leschnitzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25320 / MF 897
Abstract

The Adolf Leschnitzer Collection documents the life and professional activities of Adolf Leschnitzer, researcher, historian, and teacher. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, financial, vital, and immigration documents, minutes, notes, photographs, printed materials, and writings, by Adolf Leschnitzer as well as other authors. Additionally, there are materials dealing with other members of the Leschnitzer family, namely his wife, Maria Leschnitzer, née Bratz, her mother, Elly Bratz, née Michael, Adolf and Maria Leschnitzers' son, Michael Lesch, also known as Michael Leschnitzer, and Adolf and Albertt Frank.

Dates: 1886-1986; Majority of material found in 1937-1973

Adolf Loebel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4185
Abstract

The Adolf Loebel Collection primarily documents the events of the Holocaust in Baden-Württemberg with an extensive amount of newspaper clippings. To a smaller extent it shows a few of the experiences of Adolf Loebel, head of the Jewish community in Heidelberg. In addition to the many newspaper clippings the collection contains circular letters and announcements, some correspondence, a list of Jews in Baden from 1940 and a few photographs.

Dates: 1897-1975; Majority of material found within 1938-1947

Adolf Lorch (1883-1971) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-1010
Abstract

This collection consists of materials related to Adolf Lorch’s efforts to support the emigration of family members and others from Germany between 1934 and the early 1950s. The bulk is made up of correspondence and affidavits. Also included are other family papers, business correspondence, a biographical sketch, and a photograph of Lorch.

Dates: 1896-2013; Majority of material found within 1934 - 1941

Adolf Schwersenz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25615
Abstract

This collection includes personal and official documents of the Adolf Schwersenz family, including his professional work as a cantor, mainly during his time in Berlin. It contains sheet music used by Adolf Schwersenz, as well as newspaper clippings and letters.

Dates: 1895-1969; Majority of material found within 1937-1951

Adolf Wolfermann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1957
Abstract

This collection mostly consists of personal correspondence, including communications from relatives and friends interned in concentration camps in France, Lublin, and Theresienstadt, and letters regarding the establishment of an agrarian training camp for Jews in Italy.

Dates: 1934-1962; Majority of material found in 1934-1946

Adolph and Albert Frank Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25460
Abstract

This collection holds papers and correspondence pertaining to the famous chemists Adolph and Albert Frank as well as correspondence of their great-nephew Robert Frank. The most prominent topic of the collection is technical chemistry. The papers in this collection include mainly secondary material with only few originals.

Dates: 1872-1995; Majority of material found within 1900-1960s

Adolph Heinrich Joseph Sutro papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P9, Folder: P-318
Identifier: P-318
Abstract

Contains three checks signed by Sutro; , and a broadside advertising the Sutro Baths, a public indoor pool.

Dates: undated, 1896-1897

Adolph J. Sabath papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-769
Abstract

Collection consists of: a collection of bills and resolutions (1912-1937); issues of the "Congressional Record" (1908, 1917, 1933, 1937, 1944-1948, 1950-1952); material relating to the independence of the Philippine Islands (1923, 1930-1931); war refugees; immigration laws; worker's compensation; fair employment practices; college discrimination; rent control; price controls; communism; labor and industry laws; liquor laws; and tributes to Samuel Gompers, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Adolph J. Sabath, and Israel's second anniversary.

Dates: 1909-1952

Adolph S. Oko Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 311
Abstract

This collection consists of photocopies and transcriptions of correspondence between Oko, Ernst Altkirch and Richard Beer-Hoffman.

Dates: 1921-1944

Adolph Ullman Aid Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 2242
Scope and Contents

This record group includes a constitution and by-laws (revised 1982); business Records, including leases (1980-1984) and insurance documents (1983-1986); a membership list (2004); cemetery lists; and maps of cemeteries.

Dates: Dates before processing unknown.

Adolphe J. Warner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6716
Abstract

This collection contains material by financial executive Adolphe Warner about German banking in the 1930s, as well as material about his family, particularly his father Moritz Werner.

Dates: 1838-1995

Adolphus Simeon Solomons, papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-28
Abstract

Included in this collection are papers which reflect Solomon's personal life and his involvement in communal and civic affairs. Approximately half of the collection consists of correspondence with Clara Barton and others relating to the organization and activities of the American Red Cross, and Solomons' role in its initial organization. Various cards, ribbons, and other American Red Cross memorabilia are included. Among his personal papers are school documents and family correspondence; of special interest is an engraving of a photograph of Abraham Lincoln taken at Philp & Solomons Metropolitan Gallery shortly before his death (1865), and a letter from Josephine Phillips to Solomons describing the reaction of New Yorkers to the death of Abraham Lincoln and this engraving (1865), and two tickets of admission to the impeachment trial of Andrew Johnson printed by the firm of Philp & Solomons (1868). Also included are typed copies of sermonettes given by Solomons to his family (1876-96). Of interest in his general papers is a letter to Dr. Wheeler regarding memorial services in Congress for Samuel F.B. Morse (1872); correspondence with several dictionary editors regarding the definition of "Jew" (1872-1874); and a letter from John Davis of the U.S. State Department regarding American Jews in Jerusalem. Clippings of newspaper articles by Solomons, tributes, memorial notices, and memorial sermons in honor or memory of Solomons are also included (1870-1910).

Dates: undated, 1841-1966

Aguilar Free Library Society records

 Collection
Identifier: I-437
Abstract

Collection consists of annual reports from 1899-1902 and a retrospect of the Society by its last President, Samuel Greenbaum.

Dates: 1899-1903

Ahlfeld-Zeitlin Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4733
Abstract

Three volumes of Fritz Zeitlin's correspondence sent from the front, and a short notebook containing genealogical information on the Ahlfeld-Zeitlin families.

Dates: 1844-1916

AJDC Search Department Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 335.4
Dates: 1921

Akiva Ernst Simon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 768
Abstract

The collection contains various documents pertaining to Akiva Ernst Simon.

Dates: 1923-1986

Al Blaustein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG 2132
Dates: Dates before processing unknown.

Al Jolson autograph

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P7, Folder: P-232
Identifier: P-232
Abstract

This collection contains Al Jolson's autograph.

Dates: undated

Alan L. Cohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-973
Abstract

The collection contains photographs and video recordings taken by Kansas City, Missouri rabbi, Alan L. Cohen, during his trips to visit the Jewish Communities in the Former Soviet Union in 1989 and 1993. Included in Rabbi Cohen’s papers are photographs of a protest demonstration organized by Refuseniks in front of the Moscow Kremlin in 1989.

Dates: 1989, 1993

Alan M. Kohn Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P28, Folder: P-956
Identifier: P-956
Abstract

The collection contains papers of Alan M. Kohn, a former emergency preparedness operations officer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and a former president of Temple Beth Sholom, the Conservative Synagogue of Brevard County, Florida. It documents Mr. Kohn's participation in the Rally for Soviet Jewry outside of the John F. Kennedy Space Center of NASA on July 15, 1975. The occasion for the rally was the launch of the Apollo spacecraft manned with three astronauts for a rendezvous with the Soviet Soyuz manned spacecraft on the Apollo-Soyuz Space Mission. The purpose of the rally was to raise public awareness of the plight of the Jews in the Soviet Union and to demand their freedom. The collection includes part of an unpublished, novelized memoir written by Alan M. Kohn in 1995, that focused on the rally. The collection also contains a letter of introduction to the memoir.

Dates: 1995, 2008

Alaska Project Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11865
Abstract

This collection contains documents pertaining to a project, spearheaded by the Conference on Jewish Relations in the United States, to establish a large colony of Jewish refugees in Alaska. Included are: German and American newspaper clippings (1938-1939) with announcements of new restrictive laws regarding the assets of Jews; followed by reports, meeting minutes and correspondence regarding the possibility of Alaska as a potential site for large scale resettlement of refugees.

Dates: 1937-1939

Albert A. Hutler Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P4, Folder: P-156
Identifier: P-156
Abstract

This collection consists of records Albert Hutler received and generated in mid-1945 during his service as chief of the Displaced Persons Office of Detachment F1E2, 2nd ECA Regiment, 7th U.S. Army Military Government, in Mannheim, Germany. Materials, mostly photocopies, include reports and memoranda on the status of Displaced Persons in Southwestern Germany and a few brief survivor accounts.

Dates: 1945, 1975

Albert A. List genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: P-277
Abstract

Copies of a genealogy of the family, with handwritten additions.

Dates: 1966

Albert Aaron Feldmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11037
Abstract

Questionnaire I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute; photocopies of various materials, such as education records, emigration papers, and photographs pertaining to Albert Aaron Feldmann.

Dates: 1920-1999

Albert B. Oppenheimer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6282
Abstract

This collection contains a considerable amount of correspondence relating to Albert Oppenheimer's restitution and inheritance cases, as well as a number of personal, family, and vital records (mostly photocopies) and a large number of photographs.

Dates: 1920-1978

Albert Bamberger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25405
Abstract

This collection primarily consists of letters written to Albert Bamberger from his parents and brother between 1938 and 1941. His mother was able to acquire an affidavit of support for one family member to immigrate to the United States from Germany, in 1938; Albert was chosen and settled in Baltimore. The letters mostly concern the (ultimately failed) emigration attempts of Bamberger's parents and brother. The collection also contains other correspondence as well as materials reflecting Bamberger's efforts to secure his family's immigration into the United States.

Dates: 1938-1947; Majority of material found within 1938-1941

Albert Dann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 98
Abstract

This collection contains a wide variety of materials concerning Albert Dann, his ancestors, and children. Included are genealogical materials, correspondence, biographical information, and official, business, and restitution documents.

Dates: 1819-1978

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