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August Bondi papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-178
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.
Dates: 1883-1906

Augusta and Emil Mane Collection

 Collection
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

Augusta Ellis Johnson, papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P2, Folder: P-98
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1869

Augustus E. Cohen Deed of Sale

 Collection
Identifier: P-424
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.
Dates: 1863

Ausland-Absatz nach Ländern und Büchern.

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1931-1938

Authorization for messenger of get

 Collection
Identifier: I-438
Abstract Consists of two items, authorizations for the messengers of a get (religious divorce document).
Dates: 1957

Autobiographies of Jewish Youth in Poland

 Collection
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

Autographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-750
Abstract Original autographs separated from AJHS collections and/or bought or donated to the Society. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order.
Dates: undated

Autographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3588
Abstract The collection contains a wide assortment of correspondence and photographs from actors, authors, musicians and others.
Dates: 1861-1940

Axelrad Family Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1903-1997

Axis Victims League Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7219 / MF 501
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, reports, memos and other office papers
Dates: 1942-1966

B. Manischewitz Company Records

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box I5, Folder: Collection I-283
Identifier: 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.".
Dates: 1947-1992

Babette B. Buch Collection

 Collection
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

Babette Wampold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-912
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

Baden Aargau, Switzerland

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5925 / MF 842
Dates: 1988-2003

Baden; Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 138 / MF 1110
Abstract Government decrees, reports, manuscripts, clippings and other materials pertaining to Jewish communities in Baden (Germany)
Dates: 1809-2005

Baerwald Family Correspondence

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1889-1919

Bamberger family collection, Kansas

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11997
Abstract Correspondence to the Bamberger family in Fort Scott, Kansas, 1931-1942.
Dates: 1931-1942

Bar Kochba-Theodor Herzl Prague Academic Association Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1931-1977

Barak (Zionist Theater) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 623
Abstract The collection contains materials pertaining to the Zionist theater "Barak" ("Zionistische Propagandatruppe").
Dates: 1926-1932, undated

Barbados Jewish community collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-139
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

Barbara and Peter Rothholz Family Collection

 Collection
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

Baron de Hirsch Foundation Microforms

 Collection
Identifier: MF 73 / MF 122
Abstract Microfilms with copies from the Hirsch Collection at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.
Dates: 1855-1901

Baron Family Papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P14, Folder: Collection P-510
Identifier: 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).
Dates: undated

Baron Horace (Naftali Herz) de Gunzburg Papers

 Collection
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)
Dates: 1850-1904

Barry Marks Papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P30, Folder: P-993
Identifier: 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

Baruch Cohen Family Memorial Book

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P23, Folder: P-811
Identifier: 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 [1509]. The book, which covers the years 1461-1920, was translated from Hebrew by S.J. Sacks.
Dates: 1953

Baruch Treiger collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-667
Abstract Collection consists of a large scrapbook and annual reports for a conservative congregation re-organized by Rabbi Treiger in 1947, and led by him for at least the five following years.
Dates: 1947-1952

Bauer Family Collection, Buttenwiesen

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4029 / MF 583
Abstract The collection consists of numerous 18th and 19th century documents regarding the administration of the Jewish community of Buttenwiesen, a detailed inventory is included in folder 1. Folder 2 contains letters written by Bauer family members. The sisters Adele (whom Klimt painted) and Therese, who later married the brothers Bloch and thus both took on the name Bloch-Bauer, stem from this Bavarian family.
Dates: 1781-1953

Bauer-Gross Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25250
Abstract The Bauer-Gross Family collection consists of family papers, various documents, and photographs. Prominent topics are emigration from Germany, the family history, and Meta Bauer. The collection comprises correspondence, immigration papers, an academic confirmation, newspapers, a report, a manuscript, medical documents, identification documents, military papers, a birth certificate, an award certificate, obituaries, and a prenuptial agreement.
Dates: 1877-1974; Majority of material found within 1930s

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