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Berlin (Germany)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 336 Collections and/or Records:

Ida and Nathan Hess Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25426
Abstract This collection contains materials related to Hildegard Hess and to the Hess family. Included is correspondence between Hildegard, Arnulf, and Louis Hess and their parents, Ida and Nathan Hess, during the early years of World War Two. Other materials include a four-part epistolary narrative of the 1940 journey of Arnulf Hess and his family to Bolivia, via Amsterdam, Lisbon, and Costa Rica. The collection also contains additional correspondence, official documents, genealogical tables, and photographs. Much of the German material has English translations.
Dates: 1860s-1999; Majority of material found within 1920s-1949

Ida Loewenson Collection

Identifier: AR 11990
Abstract Various writings - poetry, short stories, essays, etc. - of Ida Loewenson, who used the penname Ida Loefen. Also included are Loewinson family trees.
Dates: 1901-1969

Ilse Eden Family 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

Irene Renate Frankenstein Collection

Identifier: AR 11665
Abstract This collection primarily contains vital records pertaining to the nursing career and emigration of Irene Frankenstein (later Rena Renee Frank) from Berlin to London and then the United States. These papers are accompanied by a photograph album, circa 1932-1951, with pictures of friends, co-workers, and buildings (including Jüdische Krankenhaus, Berlin).
Dates: 1915-1958

Irma Klausner-Cronheim Collection

Identifier: AR 751
Abstract The collection contains notes about and eulogy for Dr. Irma Klausner-Cronheim, her remembrances of her life and work, donation receipts, doctoral dissertation, and diplomas.
Dates: 1901-1959

Isaak Bergmann Family Collection

Identifier: AR 6459
Abstract This collection contains various materials, mostly photocopies, assembled by Jean Korn on the history of the extended family of Isaak Bergmann. The collection notably includes several original documents and photographs of the Bergmann family extending from the 19th into the late 20th century, as well as materials on the related Kristeller, Imbach, Herzmann, Badt, and Leisten families.
Dates: 1834-2002

Isaak Marcus Jost Collection

Identifier: AR 4294
Abstract This collection comprises a huge amount of letters that the German-Jewish historian Isaak Markus Jost sent to his former teacher and good friend Samuel Meyer Ehrenberg and his son Philipp Ehrenberg. Prominent issues are education, politics and intellectual life in Berlin and Frankfurt am Main.
Dates: 1815-1860

Isidor Choyke Collection

Identifier: AR 1341
Abstract The collection contains items pertaining to the life and work of lawyer Isidor Choyke, particularly items documenting his legal career. The collecion also contains some family documents, including birth, vaccination, and school certificates.
Dates: 1869-1920

Israel Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25140
Abstract This collection describes the history of the Israel Family of Berlin as well as their firm, the Kaufhaus N. Israel. Material on the N. Israel store includes publications, clippings, photographs, and correspondence concerning restitution for its loss. In addition, this collection also holds family papers, documents pertaining to family history, and family trees.
Dates: 1814-1996; Majority of material found within 1938-1991

Itzig Family Collection

Identifier: AR 4191 MF 1234
Abstract The Itzig Family Collection contains papers documenting the history and genealogy of the Itzig and related families. Particularly prominent are the careers and significant achievements of Daniel Itzig (1722-1799) and his son Isaac Daniel Itzig (1750-1806). The collection includes family trees, many photocopies of official certificates and letters, an unpublished typescript for a book on Isaac Daniel Itzig and a few copies of photographs of family members.
Dates: 1760-1983; Majority of material found within 1780-1900

Jacob Abraham and Abraham Abramson Collection

Identifier: AR 11970
Abstract The collection contains the 1753 contract for royal medalist Jacob Abraham for work at the royal mint in Stettin. The contract includes a clause guaranteeing Abraham the protection of Frederick II, King of Prussia.
Dates: 1753-circa 2001

Jacob Jacobson Collection

Identifier: AR 7002 / MF 447 / MF 134
Abstract Records of several Jewish communities assembled by Jacob Jacobson.
Dates: 1660-1958

Jacobi Family Collection

Identifier: AR 116
Abstract This collection contains a wide range of personal and family papers of the Jacobi, Kornik, and Mosse families of Posen and Berlin, as well as extensive family trees for the Jacobi and Wolff families.
Dates: 1836-circa 1935

Jakob Schönberg Collection

Identifier: AR 3390
Abstract Typescripts and correspondence by Schönberg; 2 scrapbooks, one containing concert programs and reviews of Schönberg's works (1921-1948), the other containing articles by Schönberg, mostly on music and culture (1920-1938).
Dates: 1920-1948

Jenny Pelz Collection

Identifier: AR 6568
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence sent from Jenny Pelz in Berlin to her children and grandchildren in the United States during the second World War.
Dates: 1908-1966

Jewish Counter Culture Collection

Identifier: I-504
Abstract This collection includes materials documenting the activities and publications of independent and activist American Jewish organizations. Sample news publications from a variety of independent presses are included, as are a variety of home-published newsletters and flyers. The collection addresses anti-war protests and U.S. draft avoidance; American Jewish activism on Israel; feminist involvement in Judaism; socialism and radicalism; and international affairs. Materials include newspapers, magazines, pamphlets, news clippings, articles, limited correspondence, speech notes, reports, and flyers.
Dates: 1954-2010

Jewish Press Agencies Collection

Identifier: AR 5316
Abstract The Jewish Press Agencies Collection consists of press reports that document the events of 1933-1935 in Nazi Germany, with a focus on the persecution of German Jews. The bulk of the material derives from reports of the Jewish Central Information Office, although Inpress and the Jewish Telegraphic Agency are also represented. Almost the entirety of the collection consists of reports, but there are also photocopies of various documents, timelines and a few publications.
Dates: 1933-1935

Jews in Germany after 1945 collection

Identifier: AR 4197
Abstract The collection consists of clippings from West-German, Swiss, and US newspapers, as well as some correspondence, published materials and ephemera, describing various aspects of Jews in Germany after the Holocaust.
Dates: 1951-1995

Johanna Meyer-Lövinson Collection

Identifier: AR 299
Abstract This collection documents the life and professional interests of Johanna Meyer-Lövinson. She was most well-known for her work as a reciting artist (Rezitatorin) and radio speaker in 1920s and early 1930s Berlin. In addition to her artistic activities, she was also involved in teaching. Her collection is composed of papers concerning her personal life such as memoirs, momentos, and a diary as well as her own writings and numerous notes. In addition, it holds correspondence and reference files on authors whose writings she featured in her own work. The collection also contains papers of her family, a few photos, and a film reel.
Dates: 1868-1989; bulk 1896-1949

John H. Richter Collection

Identifier: AR 1683 / MF 534
Abstract This collection contains genealogical files from John Henry Richter's estate, including various family histories and genealogies.
Dates: 1904-1994

Josef Klausner Collection

Identifier: AR 6402
Abstract The collection consists of photocopies of letters (typed and handwritten) from Josef Klausner, in Berlin, to his son Julius, in the United States.
Dates: 1936-1941

Joseph Fraenkel Family Collection

Identifier: AR 3097 / MF 775
Abstract Wedding songs and other celebratory writings as well as school and business materials pertaining to the extended family of Joseph Fraenkel, Berlin
Dates: 1811-1903

Joseph Joachim Collection

Identifier: AR 2089
Abstract This collection contains about 80 programs for Joseph Joachim's concerts, as well as a handful of his letters, an autograph album kept by his student Martha Drews, and a couple of photographs of Joachim.
Dates: 1870-1907

Joseph Lehmann Collection

Identifier: AR 1596
Abstract The collection consists of published sermons and speeches by Joseph Lehmann in folder 2, as well as obituaries for him by the Jewish Reform Congregation in Berlin in folder 1.
Dates: 1912-1933

Joseph Rothschild Collection

Identifier: AR 6497
Abstract The collection contains an assortment of documents related to the extended family of Joseph Rothschild of Weiterode (now incorporated into Bebra, Germany), especially to the family of his descendent Meinhold Rothschild.
Dates: 1851-1980

Jüdisches Adressbuch für Gross-Berlin

Identifier: AR 10980
Abstract Photocopies on acid-free paper of the Jüdisches Adressbuch für Gross-Berlin, Ausgabe 1929-1930 (Jewish Address Directory for Greater Berlin)
Dates: 1930-1931

Judith Sander collection

Identifier: DM 309
Abstract Materials by and about the opera soprano Judith Sander, including original documents, clippings, photographs and sound recordings.
Dates: 1904-1940s

Julius Bab Collection

Identifier: AR 196 / MF 475
Abstract This collection contains a large volume of correspondence, as well as manuscripts, diaries, scrapbooks, and clippings all documenting the cultural production of the theater critic and dramatist Julius Bab. The correspondence notably contains large amounts of original letters from Gustav Landauer, Gerhart Hauptmann, Richard Dehmel, and Fritz Mauthner, and several other leading cultural and political figures from the first half of the 20th century.
Dates: 1895-1977; Majority of material found within 1895-1955

Julius Galliner Collection

Identifier: AR 3070
Abstract This collection holds the papers of the Berlin rabbi Julius Galliner. Many of the papers center on the activities of the Berlin Jewish Community and its members. The largest area of the collection is comprised of Julius Galliner's writings, including many of his sermons, but there is also a small amount of correspondence, educational and identification documents, and professional papers.
Dates: 1852-1963; Majority of material found within 1917-1946

Julius Glass Collection

Identifier: AR 10178
Abstract The collection contains photocopies of various documents relating to numerous members of the Glass family and their activities during the early 20th century. There are also several family trees.
Dates: 1907-1999