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Wills

 Subject
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Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Liebmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25571
Abstract The collection mainly pertains to Abraham Liebmann and his son Wilhelm, as well as on Abraham's grandson Siegfried and his great-grandson Albert, including their wives. It contains various documents, poetry and a large amount of correspondence from the 19th century. Prominent topics are related to the education, professional and military careers, politics, and marital lives of the family members. Also included are two restitution cases.
Dates: 1809-1981; Majority of material found in 1830-1918, 1947-1960

Alten Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7198
Abstract This collection contains materials about Kurt Alten, his parents Emil Aron and Selma Aron-Alten, and the family of his sister, Elli Loewenthal. The bulk consists of restitution files for Kurt Alten and Selma Aron-Alten. Other materials include documents about Kurt Alten and his family. Most of these are of an administrative or official nature. There are also documents about Alten's extended family and some genealogical information about the Aron and Cohn families. There is little personal material in this collection.
Dates: 1882-1968; Majority of material found within 1943-1967

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

Bueding Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7265
Abstract The Bueding family papers contain handwritten and printed original documents of the Bueding, Goldschmidt, Cohnheim and Mardorf families in Kassel, Hesse, including royal commissions, letters of protection, business matters, and family histories. They also hold documentation collected by the Bueding family about Jewish history in Kassel, especially about the history of French Jews, from the Middle Ages until the 19th century.
Dates: 1745-1926

Central Committee Knesseth Israel Charity of Rabbi Maier Baal Haness Donation Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-544
Abstract This collection is comprised of correspondence and financial documents from and to the Central Committee Knesseth Israel Charity of Rabbi Maier Baal Haness from 1924 through 1950. The charity was a Jewish charity formed in 1924 in both Israel and the state of New York with the purpose of collecting contributions to help the state of Israel and American Jews. The collection contains charity donation records from 1924 through 1950.
Dates: undated, 1924-1950

Cohen Family (Kings Creek, S.C.) Collection

 Collection — Consolidated Box P11, Folder: P-375
Identifier: P-375
Abstract Collection contains the following items, relating primarily to Benjamin Phillips Owens Cohen, a mulatto son of Barnet Cohen: an assignment of land by Patty Blunt to Barnet Cohen (1809); an original and copy of a certificate, signed by Benjamin Sheftall, Levi S. DeLyon, and Israel Abrahams, among others, certifying that Catherine Owens and her children, Barnet O. Cohen and Benjamin P.O. Cohen, were known and recognized in the neighborhood as free persons of color (1810); a bill of sale to Barnet A. Cohen on behalf of Benjamin P.O. Cohen, for a Negro woman, Sarah, and her child, Lina (1822); a bill of sale to Benjamin P.O. Cohen for a Negro infant, Alonzo, presumably his own son (1833); a letter from an attorney to Benjamin P.O. Cohen informing him that slaves can be set free only by an act of the South Carolina legislature on a petition (1840); a legal opinion given to Benjamin P.O. Cohen regarding the freeing of slaves (1844); a copy of an act of South Carolina designed to prevent the freeing of slaves in a will (n.d.); a draft of the will of Benjamin P.O. Cohen in which he leaves to Samuel Cohen, his step-brother, his wife and children who were legally his slaves (1850); a deed of sale to Benjamin P.O. Cohen for a piece of land, approved by his guardian, Moses A. Cohen (1837); a stock certificate signed by M.A. Cohen as treasurer (1866).
Dates: 1810-1888, 1954, 1960

Dimon-Kurrein Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25652
Abstract The Dimon-Kurrein Family Collection contains the assorted papers of the Kurrein, Blau, Dimon, and Loewe families. A special focus is on the family correspondence during and after their emigration to the United States and Palestine in 1934. Official documents, a biographical essay, a family photo album, articles on Max Kurrein and several family trees are included in the collection.
Dates: 1835-2013; Majority of material found in 1930s and 1960s

Eisner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25614
Abstract The Eisner Family Collection contains correspondence and other papers of this family from Berlin. Although much of the collection is correspondence, there are also invitations and other material relating to family celebrations, notes, and a will.
Dates: 1879-1918, 1945; Majority of material found within 1880-1910

Ella Werner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3079
Abstract This collection contains family papers and several items such as articles and flyers documenting the Jüdischer Frauenbund (Jewish Women's Association) in Frankfurt and elsewhere.
Dates: 1744-1963

Ernst Wolf Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1113
Abstract This collection consists of a variety of documents, including family correspondence and the papers of the Wolf family, letters of protection, patents, vital documents, school certificates, and business records, some of which originate from the Saxon court in Dresden in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Dates: 1724-1960

Ettinghausen-Oppenheimer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6346
Abstract The Ettinghausen-Oppenheimer Family Collection holds the papers of members of the Oppenheimer, Ettinghausen and related families. Much of the collection consists of a comprehensive assortment of birth and death certificates, last wills, military documents, school reports, marriage contracts, estate inventories for various family patriarchs, and other financial papers. Notable are two letters of protection (Schutzbriefe) for two family members.
Dates: 1797-1936;1962-1995; Majority of material found within 1840-1872

Eva Abraham-Podietz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25165
Abstract The Eva Abraham-Podietz Family Collection holds the assorted papers of members of the Jacobus, Rosenbaum, Rosenberg and related families. Included in the collection are official documents, personal papers, family trees, photographs, and articles.
Dates: 1767-2004

Franz and Grete Hillinger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25586
Abstract The Franz and Grete Hillinger Collection holds the papers of Franz and Grete Hillinger and of other Hillinger family members. The collection focuses on former family property in Brieselang, Germany, with some information on the family history and specific family members' details. Documentation includes personal, legal, financial, and official correspondence, identification papers, curricula vitae, articles on family history, and wills.
Dates: 1915-2014; Majority of material found within 1950-1999

Gerson von Bleichroeder Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25234
Abstract This collection contains an abundance of legal correspondence documenting claims to the Bleichroeder heritage by various members of the family. Included are genealogical documents, testaments, restitution papers, birth and death certificates, juridical protocols, power of attorneys, certificates of inheritance, invoices, and several handwritten notes. A few translations are included, as well as some clippings and personal family documents such as photographs, wedding telegrams, etc.
Dates: 1878-2002; Majority of material found within 1935-1980

Goslar Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4094
Abstract The collection contains official documents and correspondence pertaining to the family of Elly Hirschel née Heymann and the family of her mother Rosa Heymann née Goslar. The papers include a certified copy of the testament of Dora Zadeck, the widow of Jacob Herz Cohn, who established Nauensche Stift, a boarding school for orphans and underprivileged children, in Berlin in 1789. In addition, there are marriage certificates, vital records, and official correspondence pertaining to the Schutzjuden privileges of the Goslar family, mostly dating from the first half of the 19th century. Also included is a prayer by Rabbi S. Egers for protection against the cholera epidemic of 1831.
Dates: 1779-1875

Grossmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25491
Abstract The Grossman Family Collection holds papers on several members of the family, most prominently Erika Busse Grossmann and Hans Grossmann, but also includes articles by Walter Grossmann and a family tree. Included are Erika Busse Grossmann's official, educational and restitution papers and documentation of Hans Grossmann's legal practice.
Dates: 1924-1998; Majority of material found within 1950-1975

Joseph Krauskopf will

 Collection — Consolidated Box P8, Folder: P-289
Identifier: P-289
Abstract A photocopy of Krauskopf's will; among the recipients of his bequest was the National Farm School.
Dates: 1919

Hanna Spitzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25537
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and various documents pertaining to Hanna Spitzer, her sister Edith Neumann, née Spitzer, and her father Alfred Spitzer.
Dates: 1910-1973; Majority of material found within 1916-1948

Hans Eltzbacher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3623 / MF 649
Abstract Financial, business, and personal papers of the Eltzbacher family and related families, including correspondence, architectural plans, financial ledgers, wills and testaments, clippings, and eulogies; of particular interest is the business correspondence of Count Aloys zu Kaunitz-Rietberg with the banker Jacob Loeb Eltzbacher (1758-1825), who was based in Neuenkirchen, Westphalia, along with supporting documents and records; material on the career of the lawyer Carl Eltzbacher (1854-1936), including clippings on his candidacy to the Cologne city council in 1903 and correspondence, including a letter from Konrad Adenauer.
Dates: 1781-1971

Henry L. Philip Estate Inventory

 Collection — Consolidated Box P24, Folder: P-829
Identifier: P-829
Abstract Estate is signed by A.L. Philip.
Dates: 1829

Herta and Carl Mayer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25616
Abstract The Herta and Carl Mayer Collection holds the assorted papers of Herta Mayer (Fuchs/ Fox) and her husband Carl (Karl) Mayer. Included in the collection are scattered documents of the Fuchs family members, Moric, Alice and Richard Fuchs. The collection primarily consists of Herta Mayer’s official documents and correspondence regarding immigration and restitution attempts after 1945. Photographs and family correspondence can be found as well.
Dates: 1912-2000; Majority of material found within 1945-2000

Hirsch Family Collection, Halberstadt

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3064
Abstract The Hirsch Family, Halberstadt Collection documents the lives of Hirsch family members in the city of Halberstadt and the business of Aron Hirsch & Sohn located there. Included in the collection are personal papers such as vital documents and correspondence, business records including balance sheets and account books, correspondence, certificates and official announcements. Other papers include family trees, genealogical notes, and articles and essays about the family and their business.
Dates: 1765-1980; Majority of material found within 1810-1910

Hymes Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25172
Abstract This collection contains documents regarding the lives of those in the Hymes Family.
Dates: 1879-1950

Ilse Eden Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25399
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and various documents pertaining to Ilse M. Eden, her mother Edith Salomon née Muellerheim, and Ilse's great-aunt Alice Salomon.
Dates: 1939-1992

Isaac de la Motta Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-493
Abstract Contains certified copies of various documents presented to the court and pertaining to the estate of Isaac de la Motta of Charleston, South Carolina. Included is a copy of a deed of sale for slaves owned by Sarah Canter de la Motta and witnessed by John Canter, and a copy of the ketubah, in Hebrew and also in translation, of Isaac de la Motta and Sarah Canter, signed by Levi Sheftall, Abraham De Lyon, Isaac Franks, Raphael Da Costa Amesquita, and Isaac de la Motta, with accompanying affadavits. It is unclear for what purpose these documents were prepared.
Dates: 1796-1832

Jesse B. Calmenson, papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-359
Abstract The collection consists primarily of correspondence reflecting Calmenson’s involvement in numerous national and local Jewish organizations. The largest quantity of materials is in relation to his work with the United Palestine Appeal (1926-1945, primarily 1926-1929), and the Zionist Organization of America (1919-1952). Among the local St. Paul Jewish organizations, the largest quantity of materials relates to the Emergency Committee for Palestine (1942-1951), and the Zionist Organization of America, St. Paul Chapter (1918-1950). Among his correspondents are Harry S. Truman, H.V. Kaltenborn, and Emanuel Neumann. Among the topics dealt with are the 1929 riots in Palestine, the protest against the Passfield paper, and the establishment of a Jewish army after World War I. The collection also contains materials relating to Calmenson’s private activities, and miscellaneous writings and papers belonging to the Calmenson family.
Dates: undated, 1903-1952, 1966, 1978-1979, 1981, 1995-1996

Julie Braun-Vogelstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25034 / MF 473
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and other materials related to the Braun-Vogelstein family.
Dates: 1743-1971

Kappel-Kristeller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6328 / MF 893
Abstract The collection contains documents (birth and death certificates, diplomas, wills, etc.) and correspondence related to the Kristeller and Kappel families. One section deals with Hans Kristeller's collection of materials related to Jacques Offenbach. There is extensive documentation about him sending the collection to the US in 1937 and trying to sell it there. The fate of the collection is unknown.
Dates: 1889-1966

Karl Adler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7276 / MF 572
Abstract Correspondence of Karl Adler with individuals, including Theodor Baeuerle, Martin Buber, Alexander Dillmann, Theodor Heuss, Paul Hindemith, Otto Hirsch, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Paul Rieger, and Hans Walz; correspondence with family members, including letters written as a soldier during World War I and the November Revolution.
Dates: 1787-1973

Lepehne-Jastrow Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6629
Abstract This collection contains an itemized assemblage of documents, correspondence, clippings, genealogical tables, and photographs illustrating the history of the Lepehne and Jastrow families.
Dates: 1771-2000