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Identifier: I-578/RG 25
Abstract This record group is made up of mostly audio and moving images materials, including ¼-inch open audio reels, 16mm film, filmstrips, cassette tapes, VHS tapes, CDs, DVDs, LPs, 3.5 inch floppy disks, and other media, dating from the 1920s up to 2010. The films and audio recordings document Hadassah's efforts to publicize themselves to their members and those outside of Hadassah, by raising awareness of their history, fundraising efforts, and projects in United States and Israel, especially the Hadassah Medical Organization and Youth Aliyah projects and programs. Hadassah also used recordings to document important proceedings, including departmental and board meetings, Midwinter Conferences, and National Conventions.
Dates: 1920s-2010; Majority of material found within 1945 - 2010
Identifier: AR 25758
Abstract This collection contains materials of genealogical research from six different families. They include: genealogical information, photographs, birth, death and naturalization records, family sheets listing basic biographical information as well as census records and passenger manifests.
Identifier: AR 10292 / MF 619
Abstract The following families are mentioned in this collection:
Abstract Collection contains a typescript in five parts, with handwritten corrections, plus a handwritten supplement of Bondi's autobiography covering all phases of his life, including his connections with John Brown (1855-1857), and his experiences during the Civil War.
Identifier: AR 6835
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of Augusta (1905-2000) and Emil Mane (1900-1991) of Philippsburg, Baden, Germany. They were forced to sell their iron works business Gebrüder Gutmann in 1938 and, after Emil’s imprisonment in Dachau and time in an English refugee camp, they immigrated to the United States. The collection includes personal correspondence, emigration and restitution materials, recipes, photographs, a family tree, and a list of what happened to the Jews of Philippsburg during or after World War II.
Dates: 1905-circa 1997, 2013; Majority of material found within 1937-1945
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P2, Folder: P-98
Abstract Contains the correspondence between Mrs. Augusta Ellis Johnson, a Jewish American citizen living in Lima, Peru, and General Alvin P. Horey, United States Minister to Peru. In this correspondence, Ellis Johnson asks Gen. Horey for help securing the release of her 14 year old son, Joseph who was forcibly baptized on October 27, 1868 by Dr. Jose Jesus Aylbon--curat of St. Marcelo--and abducted by the Spanish friars of the Convent of the Descalzos. The dispensation of the incident is not known.
Abstract This collection contains a deed of sale for a piece of property in Charleston, South Carolina. It is witnessed by Augustus E. Cohen, Notary Public.
Identifier: AR 25852
Abstract 17 small folders, each containing 1-5 handwritten charts (copies reduced in size), representing export statistics of books from the Schocken publishing house. Also included is a chart pertaining to the Jewish training farm on the Schocken estate Gut-Winkel.
Abstract Consists of two items, authorizations for the messengers of a get (religious divorce document).
Identifier: RG 4
Abstract The collection consists of more than 300 autobiographies and supplementary biographical materials, such as correspondence, diaries, and documents collected by YIVO in the interest of Jewish youth research. The autobiographies were assembled through public competitions in 1932, 1934, and 1939 directed at Jewish youth aged 16-22. The collection also contains records of the contest, including lists of the contestants, correspondence with them, reports and clippings.
Dates: 1905-1940; Majority of material found within 1932-1939
Found in: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Abstract Original autographs separated from AJHS collections and/or bought or donated to the Society. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order.
Identifier: AR 3588
Abstract The collection contains a wide assortment of correspondence and photographs from actors, authors, musicians and others.
Identifier: AR 25003 / MF 872
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and photos. The voluminous correspondence saved by the Axelrads mostly deals with professional elaborations between former colleagues and friends, who had scattered to the farthest corners of the globe to escape the Hitler regime and so we have letters (to or from) Australia, South-America, Palestine, and of course the United States. In some instances we gain a faithly accurate picture of the living conditions in the countries of exile. Remarkably well drawn are the descriptions of Marseille, Cuba (both by Alice Laqueur), of Palestine, and most noteworthy, the odyssee of Leontine Axelrad.
Identifier: AR 7219 / MF 501
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, reports, memos and other office papers
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box I5, Folder: Collection I-283
Abstract This collection contains pamphlets, printed materials and photos concerning the activities of the Kosher food manufacturing company founded by Rabbi Dov Ber Manischewitz in Cincinnati in 1888. Includes product information and recipes for holiday meals, as well as copies of presentations at a 1956 symposium on "Jewish Life as Reflected in Jewish Foods.".
Identifier: AR 25217 / MF 1031
Abstract The Babette B. Buch Collection documents the life, philosophies, and literary career of the writer Babette B. Buch. Included in this collection are numerous unpublished manuscripts, some personal correspondence, and a small amount of clippings and photographs.
Dates: 1939-1982; Majority of material found within 1942-1966
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Babette Wampold and the Alabama Council to Save Soviet Jews and documents their activities on behalf of the American Soviet Jewry Movement. The collection is comprised of correspondence, case files, clippings, newsletters, photographs, and trip reports.
Dates: undated, 1969-2003; Majority of material found within 1976-1991
Identifier: AR 5925 / MF 842
Identifier: AR 138 / MF 1110
Abstract Government decrees, reports, manuscripts, clippings and other materials pertaining to Jewish communities in Baden (Germany)
Identifier: AR 25545
Abstract The Baerwald Family Correspondence Collection primarily consists of a bound volume of handwritten correspondence of members of the Baerwald and related families. The correspondence is arranged chronologically, and dates from 1889 through 1919, with a gap between 1908 and 1919 and only a few letters from each year. The bulk of the correspondence is from Hermann Baerwald, director of the Philanthropin School in Frankfurt am Main, to his sons Paul and Emil and especially to his son-in-law Johannes Behrendt (called Hans) and daughter Elise (called Lieschen), although letters of other extended family members are also present.
Identifier: AR 11997
Abstract Correspondence to the Bamberger family in Fort Scott, Kansas, 1931-1942.
Identifier: AR 6465
Abstract The collection contains a comprehensive or nearly comprehensive collection of the newsletter sent regularly to former members of the Bar Kochba and Theodor Herzl academic associations of Prague which existed in the first part of the 20th century. Numerous prominent writers, scientists, lawyers, doctors, and other men and women of note stemming from German-speaking families of Bohemia published historical, political, and scientific essays, articles, and letters in the pages of the internationally-distributed newsletter. The newsletters in this collection were mailed to Robert Weltsch, a member and frequent contributor.
Identifier: LBIJER 623
Abstract The collection contains materials pertaining to the Zionist theater "Barak" ("Zionistische Propagandatruppe").
Dates: 1926-1932, undated
Abstract Collection sonsists of typed copies of various materials relating to the history of the Jews in Barbados including: a list of taxes charged to Jewish inhabitants (1679), extracts from the minute books of Congregation Nidhe Israel, and an index of names and ages from the census of Barbados taken in 1715. Also includes 10 photos (primarily of the synagogue) and an article about the tombstone inscriptions in the cemetary from Algemeiner Journal (1995).
Dates: 1679-1901, 1995
Identifier: AR 25201
Abstract The Barbara and Peter Rothholz Family Collection contains documents and photographs of the families of Peter Rothholz and his wife, Barbara Peters Rothholz (originally Baerbel Gruenpeter), along with papers of the extended family.
Dates: 1877-1969; Majority of material found within 1916-1937
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P14, Folder: Collection P-510
Abstract Contains a summary regarding the family history as well as a genealogical chart listing descendants of Z'av Yitshak and Ruth Baron (lived in Russia c. 1880).
Identifier: MF 73 / MF 122
Abstract Microfilms with copies from the Hirsch Collection at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.
Identifier: RG 89
Abstract Baron Horace (Naftali Herz) de Gunzburg Collection consists of diverse materials that pertain to the state of Jews in the Russian Empire in the second half of the 19th century and to the philanthropic activities of Horace and Joseph Gunzburgs. Materials comprising the collection shed light on the Gunzburg family's involvement in improving Jewish education, civil rights movement, and their efforts to improve general well being of the Jews in the Russian Empire. Bulk of the collections consists of materials pertaining to the activities of the Hevrah Mefitsei Haskalah (Society for the Promotion of Culture Among the Jews of Russia, Rus. Обшество для Распространения Просвещения Между Евреями в России) and to the Committee for the Improvement of Daily Life of Jews in the North-West Region (Комиссия по Улучшению Повседневной Жизни Евреев в Северо-Западном Регионе)
Found in: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P30, Folder: P-993
Abstract Personal papers of the Soviet Jewry Movement activist Rabbi Barry Marks, a spiritual leader of Temple Israel of Springfield, IL and a founder of the Greater Springfield Interfaith Association. The collection reflects Rabbi Marks' and the Springfield, IL Jewish community's involvement in the Soviet Jewry movement. The materials include clippings, correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, and speeches.
Dates: 1966, 1983-1987
Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P23, Folder: P-811
Abstract Collection contains a copy of the published memorial book and its English translation. The first generation described in the book is Rabbi Yehuda, the son of Rabbi Eliezer Halevi Mintz, the Askenazi Rabbi in the city of Padua, Italy, who died in the Hebrew year 5269 . The book, which covers the years 1461-1920, was translated from Hebrew by S.J. Sacks.
- Leo Baeck Institute 2098
- American Jewish Historical Society 1308
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 154
- American Sephardi Federation 37
- Yeshiva University Museum 10
- Center for Jewish History 3 ∧ less
- Correspondence 1627
- Photographs 1050
- Clippings (information artifacts) 829
- Manuscripts (documents) 721
- New York (N.Y.) 532
- Genealogical tables 483
- Archival materials 416
- Official documents 409
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 395
- Emigration and immigration 352
- Berlin (Germany) 328
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 247
- United States 237
- Jewish families 213
- Vienna (Austria) 213
- Articles 210
- Legal documents 210
- Publications (documents) 200
- Minutes (administrative records) 189
- Notes (documents) 189 ∧ less
- English 2691
- German 2128
- Hebrew 768
- French 553
- Yiddish 451
- Spanish; Castilian 236
- Russian 193
- Italian 175
- Polish 157
- Latin 123
- Hungarian 121
- Swedish 102
- Dutch; Flemish 93
- Czech 84
- Afrikaans 69
- Portuguese 42
- Chinese 29
- Danish 19
- Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 19
- Arabic 18 ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 99
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 76
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 52
- YIVO Archives 51
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 44
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 43
- American Jewish Historical Society 38
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 35
- American Jewish Congress 33
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 33
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 32
- B'nai B'rith 31
- American Jewish Committee 29
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 27
- United Jewish Appeal 27
- United States. Army 26
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 25
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 25
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 24
- American Sephardi Federation 23 ∧ less