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Overview Contains fragment of a manuscript written by Alexander Hamilton commenting on the history of the Jews.
Overview Contains a diary (68 pages) kept by Harkavy of his trip to Europe and Canada in the interests of Jewish emigration, 1906-1907, three printed lectures of a course in English given by Harkavy for the Jewish Home University (1926), the manuscript of a Hebrew-English-Yiddish dictionary begun by Harkavy but not completed (1934, 53 p.) and correspondence, including letters to him from Aaron S. Bettelheim (Baltimore, 1889), the Isaac bar Levison Hebrew Literary Society of Baltimore expressing their gratitude for his aid (1889), and Joseph Jacobs concerning an article for the Jewish encyclopedia (1901). Also contains material relating to his wife Bella and her family.
Dates: undated, 1868-1937
Overview A bond, issued by the Savannah and Charleston Rail Road Co., signed by Alexander Isaacs, president.
Overview Contains 27 letters, of which 16 are mostly in German, written by Alexander Mayer from Panama; San Francisco; Sonora, Mexico; and Columbia, to his uncle Lazarus Mayer and Edwin Bomeisler (1850-52). The collection deals largely with Mayer's efforts to establish a small clothing business in San Francisco. The letters were edited by Albert M. Friedenberg and printed in the Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society, vol. 31, pp. 135-71.
Identifier: AR 25475
Overview This collection documents the personal experience of Alexander Turney with a particular emphasis on his childhood in Berlin, his emigration to the United States, and his activities as a tango dancer later in life. Materials include photographs, correspondence, clippings, programs, limited materials on family history, and an oral history interview transcript.
Identifier: AR 25527
Overview The Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer Family largely centers on the emigration from Germany of the extended members of this family as well as documentation of Alfred and Elisabeth Mayer and information on the family's genealogy and individual experiences. The collection includes a large quantity of family correspondence; family trees; articles; official, military, and educational documents; some financial and legal documentation and correspondence; and photographs.
Dates: 1896-2012; Majority of material found within 1937-1946
Identifier: AR 4817
Overview This collection contains a number of Alfred Büchler's school papers from educational institutions in Vienna and Shanghai, as well as his German passport and a travel calendar from his emigration out of Austria.
Dates: 1934-1947, 1985
Identifier: AR 4085
Overview This collection contains legal documents, correspondence, certificates, and photographs of Dr. Alfred Cohn, 1890-1965.
Overview The Davidson/Borison family connection, a genealogy saga. Part I -- Davidson -- Borison (Datz-Kowsky Borishnikov; v. I -- Mauerberger/Mayerberg; v. II -- Mauerberger/Mayerberg Komisarsky family; v. III part A--Nathan family v. III part B--Nathan family v. III part B--Nathan family. v. IV Wistenetzky family; v. V--Miller family. v. VI--Capin family. v. VII--Lipshitz/Konheym family. v. VIII--Aron Wistenetzky family.
Identifier: AR 11016 / MF 962
Overview The Alfred Grünspecht Family Collection illustrates Alfred Grünspecht’s interest in documenting the horrors of World War II by way of translating the works of other authors as well as his interest in the genealogy of his own family. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, vital documents, and printed materials.
Identifier: AR 6462
Overview The Alfred Jacobsberg collection consists of correspondence between Alfred Jacobsberg and various members of the Jacobsberg family during Alfred Jacobsberg's military service in the German army in World War I. Additionally, there is a small amount of business correspondence and documents dealing with Alfred Jacobsberg’s import business, and some World War I clippings.
Identifier: AR 25330
Overview This collection holds materials relating to the life and work of Alfred Karger, a German lawyer who immigrated to Ecuador in 1941. In addition to biographical materials this collection also contains some of Alfred Karger's writings, mainly published articles, and correspondence with different individuals and organizations, related to various topics between 1945 and 1968.
Dates: 1932-2003; Majority of material found within 1932-1968
Identifier: AR 25284
Overview This collection documents the life and work of the flute player Alfred Lichtenstein. Contained in this collection are papers relating to his professional life, including recordings, programs, photographs, flyers, and clippings concerning his public performances, and also an extensive amount of music scores used by him. His personal life is reflected in personal correspondence, including letters exchanged with other family members and photographs as well as identification and immigration papers. Some papers of his family members, including his wives, daughter, and father, will also be found here as well as restitution correspondence.
Dates: 1874-2004; Majority of material found within 1901-1986
Identifier: AR 4983
Overview This collection contains several of Alfred Neumann's short prose manuscripts and over 100 poems, as well a considerable amount of correspondence.
Dates: 1927-1976; Majority of material found within 1927-1962
Identifier: AR 3245 / MF 461
Overview The collection contains numerous personal papers, manuscripts and correspondence with explorers and geographers. The personal papers follow Philippson’s career as professor in Bonn and in Halle.
Identifier: AR 2738
Overview Photos; personal correspondence.
Dates: circa 1907-1955
Identifier: AR 4871
Overview The collection holds Alfred Rieser’s family tree and his correspondence, documenting his genealogical research. Also included are photocopies of older official documents, illustrating the family tree.
Identifier: AR 7107 / MF 810
Overview The bulk of the collection consists of Alfred Schirokauer writings in form of manuscripts novels and shorter works, and newspaper serializations. There is also a small amount of correspondence with publishers, as well as a few personal items.
Identifier: AR 25500
Overview This collection comprises the family papers of the social scientist Alfred Schutz and his family members, including his wife, parents and daughter. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, especially concerning family members' immigration. Aside from correspondence, the collection holds official, travel and identification papers and vital records, the creative writing of Alfred Schutz and other family members, and a small amount of material on restitution and genealogy.
Dates: 1868-2005; Majority of material found within 1935-1959
Identifier: AR 7158
Overview This collection documents the professional life of Austro-American art historian and journalist Alfred Werner (1911-1979). After being released from Dachau in 1939, Werner fled to New York. From 1940 to 1979, he wrote thousands of stories, reviews, and columns, and was an editor of or contributor to dozens of art magazines and Jewish periodicals. His primary interests were European, Jewish, and Zionist political affairs, and 19th and 20th-century European and American art, with an emphasis on Jewish and Israeli artists. The bulk of the collection consists of his published output. The collection also contains some additional professional material, such as manuscripts, research materials, and reference photographs, as well as a few personal documents.
Dates: 1914-1979; Majority of material found within 1940-1979
Identifier: AR 3546
Overview Flyers, pamphlets, and other ephemera from Jewish child welfare organizations in Diez and der Lahn and Bad Ems, and certificates from Julius Rosenberg's involvement in gymnastics competitions.
Identifier: AR 6464
Overview 4 books of handwritten poems
Overview An important figure in the social welfare movement, Menken devoted much of her life to working with women in the penal system. The collection contains publications about social reform by Menken and others. Personal materials include scrapbooks and travel notebooks. Also includes correspondence, reports, etc. relating to activities with the Society of New York State Women, Jewish Welfare Board, Jewish Protectory and Aid Society (later called Jewish Board of Guardians), New York City Woman's Night Court, Hudson State Training School, New York State Reformatory for Women, Society for Political Study, Daughters of American Revolution, Progressive Party, Mayor's Committee of Women on National Defense, New York, Congregation Shearith Israel, Florence Crittendon League, Committee of Fourteen and the Inwood House; includes also journals, diaries and other material relating to personal life, and a biographical sketch submitted to the Jewish Biographical Bureau, and copies of published and manuscript articles. Contains a "Survey of Reformatory and Correctional Institutions and Agencies As Related To The Problem of Commercialized Vice" in manuscript, submitted in August 1919 and also material relating to program and activities of New York Training
Dates: undated, 1882-1936
Identifier: AR 5403
Overview Correspondence by Alice Frohlich regarding the denaturalization and extradition proceedings against the former concentration camp guard Hermine Braunsteiner-Ryan. Some of the more notable correspondents include Simon Wiesenthal, Kurt Grossmann, Gideon Hausner, Jacob Javits, Seymour Halpern, and Robert F. Kennedy.
Identifier: DM 245
Overview The collection holds primarily e-copies of Alice Muehsam’s correspondence with AAUW, 1941-1943. Also included are her CV and a description of her research, together with German letters of recommendation in reference to her dissertation, 1937-1938 (folders 1 and 2); as well as American letters of recommendation (folder 3).
Identifier: AR 3875 / MF 1044
Overview Professional and vital certificates, diplomas, honors, awards, and essays on feminism and social work.
Identifier: AR 25471
Overview This collection contains correspondence, vital records, and other materials pertaining to restitution claims against Austria by Alicia Latzer on behalf of herself, her sister, Renata Latzer de Davids, aka Renée Latzer, and their parents Aladár and Elsa Latzer. Also included are Hungarian land ownership records and Spanish translations of various vital documents. It also contains a small amount of personal material, and genealogical materials about the descendents of Moses Latzer (1810-1905) and Albert Löwy (1836-1902).
Identifier: AR 5284
Overview The Allan T. Hirsh, Jr. Family Trees Collection holds the family trees of the Hirsch and related families, compiled by Allan Hirsch.
Overview Contains a bibliography of articles by Borochov published in 6 Yiddish newspapers in New York City, in the period 1914-1917 and copy of lecture given by Gal at American Jewish Archives (1990).
Dates: undated, 1990
Identifier: AR 25297
Overview This collection consists of family and education documents, correspondence and genealogical materials, such as passports, report cards, burial plots and confirmation speeches.
Dates: 1806-1941; Majority of material found within 1908-1941
- Leo Baeck Institute 2024
- American Jewish Historical Society 1311
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 136
- American Sephardi Federation 37
- Yeshiva University Museum 10
- Center for Jewish History 3 ∧ less
- Correspondence 1561
- Photographs 1019
- clippings (information artifacts) 803
- manuscripts (documents) 673
- New York (N.Y.) 521
- Genealogical tables 476
- Official documents 394
- United States--Emigration and immigration 391
- Archival materials 369
- Emigration and immigration 343
- Berlin (Germany) 305
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 241
- United States 209
- Legal documents 207
- Articles 206
- Vienna (Austria) 203
- publications (documents) 198
- Jewish families 193
- Notes (documents) 185
- Minutes (administrative records) 183 ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 98
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 70
- YIVO Archives 53
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 49
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 44
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 36
- American Jewish Congress 33
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 33
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 32
- American Jewish Committee 29
- B’nai B’rith 28
- United Jewish Appeal 26
- United States. Army 26
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 25
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 25
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 24
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 24
- Shcharansky, Anatoly 23
- Union of Councils for Soviet Jews 22
- Zionist Organization of America 22 ∧ less