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Archives of the Society for the History of Czechoslovak Jews

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25443
Abstract This collection contains the records of the Society for the History of Czechoslovak Jews, an organization founded in 1961, in New York City, by members of the Joseph Popper unit of B’nai B’rith, to foster and disseminate knowledge about the history and culture of Jews in the Czech and Slovak lands. Along with the Joseph Popper unit and, later, the Holocaust Survivors of Slovakia, the society sponsored an annual memorial service held in New York City to honor Czechoslovak Jews who perished in the Holocaust. A majority of the records are from the tenure of Rabbi Norman Patz as president (1994-2008). The materials primarily comprise correspondence, and items related to the annual memorial service, including texts of addresses, and yizkor memorial booklets. Also included are meeting minutes, letters to the membership, financial reports, writings, speeches, obituaries, clippings, photographs, and printed ephemera. The society's correspondence reflects its participation in cultural events related to Czech and Slovak Jewish history, as well as its relationship to the Jewish communities in the Czech Republic and, to a lesser extent, Slovakia; some correspondence with members contains genealogical information.
Dates: 1962-2010; Majority of material found within 1992-2010

Arnhold family collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2920
Abstract This collection consists primarily of clippings and other published materials, amassed to illustrate the family trees of the Arnholds and related families, thus providing a picture of their activities as bankers, collectors, and public benefactors. Emphasis is given to the bank’s retirement plan, ’Gebrüder Arnholdscher Pensionsverein’ and to the art collector Eduard Arnhold and his foundation, Deutsche Akademie Rom Villa Massimo. Of special interest is a handwritten account about Kurt Arnhold’s escape from Germany to Holland in circa 1938.
Dates: 1830-1987; Majority of material found in 1920s-1930s

Arno Herzberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25299
Abstract The collection consists almost entirely of newspaper clippings of Arno Herzberg’s articles. The articles deal with the Jewish situation in Germany in the 1930s, Israel and her problems with the outside world, Jewish holidays, and a small amount of articles dealing with economic issues, such as taxes. Other materials include a small amount of correspondence, manuscripts (all the manuscripts are photocopies lacking any annotations or remarks), and a memoir depicting the Hess family members between 1930 and the 1940s, including their imprisonment in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
Dates: 1930s-1992

Arno Kornhauser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25265
Abstract The Arno Kornhauser Collection includes documents pertaining to the Kornhäuser and Klein families in Kraków and Berlin, including their business dealings and role in the Jewish community.
Dates: 1861-1943; Majority of material found within 1912-1943

Arno Nadel and Eduard Saenger collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 172
Abstract Poems and letters by Arno Nadel and Eduard Saenger.
Dates: undated, 1901-1937

Arno Nadel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4314 / MF 947
Abstract Manuscripts and clippings of poetry, and of music and literary criticism; photos of artwork by Nadel; a transcript of Nadel's diaries from 1941-1942; publications about Nadel; inventory of the papers of Nadel which are held by the Jewish National and University Library, Jerusalem; and various unrelated material. Photocopies of manuscripts "Der weissagende Dionysos," vol. 1: "Mythen," 199 pages; vol. 2: "Goetter," 205 pages; "Die Mysterien. Der Gang des Eingeweihten," 171 pages. Transcript of speech by Arno Nadel attempting to present the traits of "Jewish music". Musical score; lecture by Nadel on Jewish Music (in shorthand). : Correspondence 1940-1942.
Dates: 1911-1973

Arnold and Beatrice Gottlieb Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25334
Abstract The collection includes photographs, clippings, writings, documents and memorabilia pertaining to Arnold and Beatrice Gottlieb.
Dates: 1927-1937, 2005

Arnold and Erna Stein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5085
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, much of it containing drawings and illustrations, between Gerda Mayer née Stein and her relatives and friends in Czechoslovakia from 1938-1942.
Dates: 1927-1973

Arnold and Werner A. Stein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25821
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of Arnold Stein (1890-1974) and Werner A. Stein (1925-2017), a Jewish German-born father and son who fled Berlin, Germany in 1939 with their immediate family, Arnold’s wife Gertrude and daughter Marianne. The family settled in Kew Gardens, Queens, New York, where Arnold opened a printing business.

The collection includes correspondence and documentation of Arnold’s printing business in Berlin; his World War I German army service; his marriage with Gertrude Rosenthal; and the family’s emigration from Germany. Also documented are Werner’s schooling; United States army service; longtime involvement with the German-Jewish newspaper Aufbau; marriage to Helga Marcus and their lives in Great Neck, New York with their two daughters, Susan and Barbara. The collection also includes documentation on Stein, Rosenthal and Marcus genealogy and family history.
Dates: undated, 1892-2008; Majority of material found within 1938-1974

Arnold Lazarus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4497
Abstract This collection contains personal and family documents of the noted rabbi and scholar Arnold Lazarus, and is particularly strong in documenting his time as a German field chaplan in World War I.
Dates: 1879-1944

Arnold Taenzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 485
Abstract The Arnold Tänzer Collection documents the work and life of this German rabbi. Prominent topics of this collection include Moritz Lazarus, Jews in the German military, and the Jewish communities of Göppingen and Württemberg. The papers consist of manuscripts, official documents, diaries, correspondence, clippings, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1904-1996

Aron Family, Frankfurt an der Oder Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3248 / MF 585
Abstract Family trees of Aron family since 1700.
Dates: undated

Aron Rauner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25438
Abstract The Aron Rauner Family Collection documents the life of this businessman and his family, although his story is the most prominent of the collection. The papers include official documents and certificates as well as notes, poems, narratives, correspondence and photographic material.
Dates: 1892-2005; Majority of material found within 1916-1963

Arons Family, Berlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5610
Abstract Various archival materials pertaining mainly to the banking firm Gebrüder Arons as well as to Paul Arons, his wife Gertrud née Bleichröder, and to his father Albert Arons. Also mentioned are members of the related Arons, Bleichröder, Goldschmidt and Salomon families.
Dates: 1805-1936, 1964

Arsene Okun Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5116
Abstract Handwritten manuscript to poet Arno Nadel by Adolf Kestenberg, 1914, 79 pages; typescript of opera Die Ahasferiden by Ilja Jacobsen, 72 pages; photo of cantors' meeting in Berlin circa 1906-1910
Dates: circa 1906-1914

Arthur A. Goren Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-985
Abstract This is the collection of Arthur A. Goren, a historian and professor of American Jewish history at the Hebrew University and Columbia University. This collection consists of his research material and professional files from his academic pursuits and career as a professor, primarily at Columbia University. Included in the collection are copies of articles and photocopies of archival material used for research, drafts of speeches and manuscripts, handwritten and typed research notes, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and teaching and course material such as syllabi, readings, notes, and bibliographies.
Dates: 1951-2007; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000

Arthur Abelmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25372
Abstract This collection documents the life of pharmacist and entrepreneur Arthur Abelmann. It contains materials about his personal and professional life, including his service in World War I. The bulk of the material concerns Chemiewerk, the pharmaceutical firm he founded in 1920 and cultivated for 13 years. In 1933, Abelmann was forced to resign his leading position and then to sell the company in one of the earliest cases of "Aryanization."
Dates: 1888-1950, 1997-2000s; Majority of material found within 1920-1934

Arthur and Fritz Kahn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7144/MF 746
Abstract This collection documents the professional work and personal lives of the author Arthur Kahn (1850-1928) and his son, Fritz Kahn (1888-1968). The bulk of the records are concerned with Fritz Kahn's unpublished text, entitled The Natural History of Palestine. Included are multiple drafts of chapters, illustrations, notes, and photographs with accompanying material. The collection also contains various drafts of published and unpublished essays and articles, personal and professional correspondence, personal documents, such as diaries and academic records, newspaper clippings, and printed matter.
Dates: 1885-1978

Arthur and Herta Neustadt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4593
Abstract This collection documents the lives of furniture dealer Arthur Neustadt, his wife Hertha Neustadt, and their families, in Danzig, Dortmund, and New York. It includes personal documents, correspondence, and photographs.
Dates: circa 1895-1978

Arthur and Ottilie Bleier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25272
Abstract This collection holds the papers of Arthur and Ottilie (née Schnabl) Bleier. It primarily contains personal documents, such as educational and official papers. Prominent topics are Arthur Bleier's career as a physician and the Bleiers' internment in the Theresienstadt Concentration Camp. In addition to the textual material, the collection holds some photographic material and some artifacts from the Holocaust, i.e. yellow stars and armbands.
Dates: 1884-1952

Arthur and Vally Feigl Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11966
Abstract This collection documents Arthur and Vally Feigl of Vienna, Prague, and New York, and their family.
Dates: 1921-1955

Arthur Bernstein Papers

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Identifier: P-925
Abstract The papers of the Soviet Jewry movement activist Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus at the State University of New York at Stony Brook Dr. Arthur Bernstein contain a copy of his petition on behalf of fellow computer scientist and Soviet Jewish Prisoner of Conscience Anatoly Sharansky signed by over 230 prominent American computer scientists and mailed to the Soviet and American officials and to the United Nations in 1977. The collection also contains an autobiographical note with a brief history of the Sharansky petition.
Dates: 1977, 2011

Arthur Bluhm Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1884 / MF 733
Abstract This collection is composed of the papers of Arthur Bluhm, chief rabbi of Krefeld, Germany between 1928 and 1938, and rabbi of Temple B'nai Israel in Amarillo, Texas. It documents his professional life and also holds records related to the Krefeld Jewish Community and the Jews in Westphalia. In addition, the collection contains the papers of Abraham Sutro, chief rabbi of Westphalia from 1815-1869.
Dates: 1809-1962

Arthur Czellitzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 302
Abstract The Arthur Czellitzer Collection documents the work of Arthur Czellitzer through his papers on genealogical studies and his creative fiction.
Dates: 1919-1987; Majority of material found within 1930-1943

Arthur J. Goldberg papers

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Identifier: P-409
Abstract Contains an autographed pen and ink drawing of Goldberg; an autographed transcription of Goldberg's opinion in the case of Pointer vs. Texas, 380 U.S. 400; 3 speeches given by Goldberg in 1965; and a copy of the April 7 & 14, 1962 profile of Goldberg in The New Yorker.
Dates: 1962-1965

Arthur J. Lelyveld Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-1030
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Arthur J. Lelyveld, a Reform rabbi and activist. The collection mostly covers Lelyveld's life from 1933-1950, focusing on his work to provide aid to Jewish conscientious objectors during World War II. The papers also focus on his work as a rabbi in Ohio and Nebraska.
Dates: 1933-1950

Arthur Josefsberg Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25590
Abstract The collection includes translated family correspondence to Arthur Josefsberg in the United States from his parents Klara and Berl Josefsberg and his sister Rosie (from Vienna), and his brother Joszi and his wife Valy (from France).
Dates: 1938-1941

Arthur Kahn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6394
Abstract This collection centers on Arthur Kahn's experiences during the First World War and his time as a prisoner of war in Siberia from 1915 until 1920 where he became the instructor of the sports club Maccabi Irkutsk.
Dates: 1854-2000; Majority of material found within 1915-1920

Arthur Kronfeld Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5582 / MF 935
Abstract Clipping from Psychologische Rundschau on Arthur Kronfeld (1986). Manuscript on Arthur Kronfeld; memorial exhibition; clippings.
Dates: 1986

Arthur Lehmann Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25381
Abstract This collection primarily consists of Arthur Lehmann's letters to Fanny Geck, written while he was in the Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter (1944-1945) and in Niagara Falls, NY (1946-1947). It also contains a small amount of other correspondence, and some of Arthur Lehmann's writings.
Dates: 1926-1947; Majority of material found within 1944-1947

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