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Berlin (Germany)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 331 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Geiger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 29
Overview The collection contains original autographs as well as photocopied correspondence by Rabbi Abraham Geiger. Also included are a family tree of the Geiger family and a photograph.
Dates: 1839-1903

Adolf and Frieda Heilberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1054
Overview The Adolf and Frieda Heilberg collection documents their lives and achievements. Most of the documents discuss Adolf Heilberg's 70th birthday and tributes on him. The publications of Frieda Heilberg concern topics like the textile industry and social and economic questions. In the personal documents of each person can be found birth certificates, master's and doctor's degrees and death certificates. Other documents include a Festschrift, speeches, articles, legal correspondence of Adolf Heilberg and a photo album.
Dates: 1893-1995; Majority of material found within 1928-1978

Adolf Leschnitzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25320 / MF 897
Overview The Adolf Leschnitzer Collection documents the life and professional activities of Adolf Leschnitzer, researcher, historian, and teacher. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, financial, vital, and immigration documents, minutes, notes, photographs, printed materials, and writings, by Adolf Leschnitzer as well as other authors. Additionally, there are materials dealing with other members of the Leschnitzer family, namely his wife, Maria Leschnitzer, née Bratz, her mother, Elly Bratz, née Michael, Adolf and Maria Leschnitzers' son, Michael Lesch, also known as Michael Leschnitzer, and Adolf and Albertt Frank.
Dates: 1886-1986; Majority of material found in 1937-1973

Adolf Schwersenz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25615
Overview This collection includes personal and official documents of the Adolf Schwersenz family, including his professional work as a cantor, mainly during his time in Berlin. It contains sheet music used by Adolf Schwersenz, as well as newspaper clippings and letters.
Dates: 1895-1969; Majority of material found within 1937-1951

Alexander Turney Collection

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1920-2011

Alfred Cohn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4085
Overview This collection contains legal documents, correspondence, certificates, and photographs of Dr. Alfred Cohn, 1890-1965.
Dates: 1899-1965

Alfred Karger Collection

 Collection
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

Alfred Philipp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 290
Overview Various documents pertaining to Alfred Philipp’s work as a community rabbi and a scholar, primarily his doctoral thesis about Werner Sombart’s work ´Die Juden und das Wirtschaftsleben´ (“Jews and the economy”).
Dates: 1924-1942

Alois A.F. Marcus Family Collection

 Collection
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

Alten Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7198
Overview 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: 1882-1967; Majority of material found within 1943-1967

Anna Herzfeld Woog Family Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10847 / MF 604
Overview The collection contains original and photocopied documents about the Meinungen, Herzfeld and associated families as well as marriage contracts and divorce papers for Anna and Julius Woog.
Dates: 1794-1952

Anneliese Riess Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10019
Overview This collection documents the life of Anneliese Riess and her family. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence that reflects the impact of fascism and anti-Semitic policies on her personal life and on her immediate family.
Dates: 1882-2001; Majority of material found in 1933-1948

Arnhold family collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2920
Overview 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 Kornhauser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25265
Overview 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

Arons Family, Berlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5610
Overview 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

Arsene Okun Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5116
Overview 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 Rosenthal Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 509
Overview The collection contains primarily various diplomas, certificates, and reference letters for Rabbi Arthur Rosenthal who was active in Berlin until 1939. There are also some unrelated items of ephemera.
Dates: 1891-1994

Arthur Willner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10706 / MF 911
Overview Original music manuscripts; scores, and personal letters and journals of Arthur Willner.
Dates: 1849-1960

Aschkenazy-Willdorff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25066
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Aschkenazy Family as well as those of Erich Willdorff, who was married to Elfriede (Effy) Aschkenazy. Prominent topics are emigration and immigration as well as Erich Willdorff's watch and clock shop. The papers in this collection include a few photographs, some correspondence and personal papers. The bulk of the collection comprises official and commercial documents.
Dates: 1895-1959; Majority of material found within 1920s-1950s

Beiner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11129
Overview The collection contains documents of Ernst Beiner and his family, including documents pertaining to his studies and work in pharmacy and dentistry, family photographs, and a file of material regarding his restitution claim against Germany after World War II. Also included are documents of the family of Biener's wife Fanny Beiner née Karpf.
Dates: 1908-1999

Bendix Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6138
Overview The collection contains documents relating to the Bendix family, particularly to Fritz Bendix and his wife, Johanna Bendix née Hahn. There are also many papers and photographs concerning the family company, a linen factory in Silesia.
Dates: 1873-1950

Berend & Co. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1571
Overview The Berend & Co. Collection holds information about the Berend & Co. banking house and later sugar refining company and the Berend family itself. Prominent topics are business matters and Samuel Bacher Berend's son Herz Berend. The collection consists of correspondence, bank checks, birth certificates, military documents, protection papers, royal recognitions, academic documents, and other certificates.
Dates: 1769-1855; Majority of material found within 1830s

Berlin Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 88
Overview The collection consists of various materials covering aspects of the Berlin Jewish community’s history from the 1880s to the 1990s, concentrating on documents from the community’s sole official congregation, “Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin”.
Dates: 1862-1991

Bernhard Proskauer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3711
Overview The collection contains documents pertaining to chemist Bernhard Proskauer (1851-1915), his son physician Arthur Proskauer (1880-1960); and his maternal grandfather Gottschalk Rosenberg.
Dates: 1830-1970

Bernhard Sokolowski-Mirels Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6341
Overview The Bernhard Sokolowski-Mirels Collection contains material pertaining to the family history of the Mirels family and personal documents of the Meyerhof family.
Dates: 1944-1972; Majority of material found within 1928-1942

Bernhard Witkop Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6424
Overview This collection documents the personal and professional life of Bernhard Witkop. Even though the major focus of the collection is on Witkop himself, there is a lot of correspondence between him and other Jewish friends, as well as material about other Jewish families like Levy-Salomonsohn and Ehrlich. The collection is composed of official documents, family trees, correspondence and newspaper articles.
Dates: 1859-2004; Majority of material found within 1898-2004

Berthold M. Herko Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25834
Overview This collection holds documentation about the personal and professional life of the artist Berthold M. Herko. It also includes some material about his family members, including members of the Cohn and Bock families. The collection includes many family photographs, official documents, documentation related to exhibits of his work, examples of his work, professional correspondence, and other papers.
Dates: 1915-2017; Majority of material found within 1915-1988

Brotzen Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10049
Overview The collection is primarily composed of various documents and manuscripts pertaining to the history of the Brotzen family written by Joachim Brotzen. Also included is sheet music belonging to soprano Loni Schwarz-Brotzen.
Dates: 1920-1999

Bruck-Jacobson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25579
Overview The Bruck-Jacobson Family Collection holds documentation of and genealogical research on this family as well as of members of the related Bruck and Flato families. The collection includes official papers, genealogical notes and family trees, personal and educational papers, receipts, paper currency, research notes, certificates, a handwritten cookbook and a handwritten housekeeping manual, a diary, photographs, and a sketch of a family residence.
Dates: 1868-2012

Bruno Strauss Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3753
Overview This collection contains the academic Bruno Strauss's collection of correspondence and other papers from the notable German Jewish intellectuals Hermann Cohen, Franz Rosenzweig, Martha Wertheimer and others, as well as some of Strauss's personal papers.
Dates: 1863-1969