Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 489 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AR 25499
Abstract This family collection contains a variety of correspondence, documents and photographs pertaining predominantly to the brothers Edwin Rindsberg and Max Rindsberg as well as to their parents, siblings and other relatives. Prominently documented is a legal dispute regarding Max Rindsberg's mental illness after he had served in World War I and the family's claim to state pensions for his subsequent long-term hospitalization.
Dates: 1870-1979; Majority of material found within 1926-1938
Identifier: AR 1229
Abstract The collection consists primarily of manuscripts by Robert Naumann. There is also some genealogy information and an article about the history of the Jews of Liegnitz. Most manuscripts include a photograph of the subject.
Identifier: AR 25119
Abstract This collection documents the lives of members of the Hildesheimer and Halberstadt (later Halden) families, including the Orthodox rabbi Israel Hildesheimer. It largely consists of official documents of family members, but also holds manuscripts, correspondence, Haggadahs, and a cookbook. Of particular interest may be the detailed manuscripts by family members concerning a visit to Palestine in 1933 and childhood memories of life in a rabbinical family in Eisenstadt.
Dates: 1821-1940; Majority of material found within 1850-1935
Identifier: DM 211
Abstract Photographs documenting the lives of the Lewy family. Esfira and Martin Lewy, and their son Robert Ira Lewy are most represented. Also included are vital documents and genealogical papers, and some personal papers.
Identifier: AR 1312 / MF 525
Abstract The collection contains extensive personal documents including correspondence and biographical material, of members of the Wolfers family from the early 19th century until mid 20th century. There is also significant documentation concerning the Berlin road construction firm of the Wolfers in the early 20th century.
Identifier: AR 10913
Abstract This collection contains manuscripts, genealogical tables, photographs, clippings, and correspondence originating from Rolf Hofmann's genealogical research on Jewish communities in southern Germany from the 17th century to the present, including extensive materials from his Harburg Project.
Dates: 1999-2005; 1934
Identifier: AR 25305
Abstract The Ronney Traynor Family Trees Collection consists of several typed family trees. These show the descendants of members of the Grunewald/ Gruenwald/ Greenwald, Kahnweiler, Gimble, Lichtenstein and related families.
Identifier: AR 5651 / MF 934
Identifier: AR 10693
Abstract This collection contains families trees and lists of members of various families, including data such as birth and death dates, birthplace and spouse information. The data covers the period from the 18th through the 20th century.
Identifier: AR 25026
Abstract This collection consists primarily of the postcard correspondence of Hans Rothschild (1890-1987). It includes correspondence of his parents Arnold Rothschild (1851-1921) and Fanny Rothschild née Lippmann (1869-1937?), as well as some ephemeral material related to the family. It also includes detailed genealogical material about the Lippmann and Rothschild families of Cologne, Germany and Simmern, Germany (today Simmertal, Germany).
Dates: 1729-1980; Majority of material found within 1891-1918
Identifier: AR 11132
Abstract Compilation of genealogical material on the Rubel family of Hochspeyer, Kaiserslautern, Germany. The document traces John H. Rubel's father's family from circa 1694 in Germany to the emigration of the family from Germany to Chicago in 1848 and further traces John H. Rubel's direct family from his great-grandfather to his grandchildren. The compilation includes family trees, biographical vignettes, historical excerpts, a few brief memoirs, and related documents. The principal document in the compilation is entitled "Chicago pioneers: a partial genealogy of the Rubel family, 1694-1999."
Identifier: AR 7180
Abstract Bulk of collection consists of correspondences and short manuscripts by members of the Dresden Jewish community of personal accounts of war experience. Lists and index cards describing the fate of Jews from Dresden also included.
Identifier: AR 11278
Abstract This collection contains a comprehensive and very well annoted historical collection of documents of the Bach and Mayer family from Stuttgart and Neustadt an der Weinstrasse. Vital documents reflecting the families' professions and essential information such as family trees, birth, marriage, and death certificates, and wills are complemented by photographs, correspondence and memoirs. Most original German documents from the 19th century are translated into English, and some are annotated with complementary information from family memory.
Identifier: AR 3614 / MF 585
Abstract The bulk of the Rudy Appel family collection holds detailed family trees of the Appel family; the Appel-Loewenstein families; the Willstätter-Appel families; the Hofmann family; the Stein family; and the Stein-Hofmann families, all created by Rudy Appel, 1966-1969. Also included is a 2 page typescript with the biography of Ephraim Willstaetter (1761-1829), written originally by his son Rabbi Elias Willstaetter (1796-1842) and translated by Rudy Appel. There is also a page with Yiddish notes on noteworthy events in Krefeld (1805-1811), and Rudy Appel’s letter to the LBI, explaining his donation.
Identifier: AR 11754
Abstract This collection contains family trees for the following families: Fenigstein, Hermann, Hirschmann, Jankolowitz, Maass, Thurnauer, Freund, Klopstock, and two memoirs: an 82 page memoir entitled Mein Leben by Dr. Ernest Ewer (1877-1957), and a 131 page memoir from Jacob W. Ewer with emphasis on the Hitler years. Audiovisual materials include a video interview with Friedl Susskind (January 6, 1997), and an audio interview with Fred Klopstock.
Identifier: AR 25542
Abstract This collection documents the family history of the siblings Audrey and Geoffrey Eisenmann, whose ancestors lived in Württemberg and Bavaria (Germany) and worked in agriculture, silk trade, and banking. Materials include family trees, photographs, correspondence, and vital documents, and a few business documents.
Dates: 1769-2013; Majority of material found within 1870-1930
Identifier: AR 11786
Abstract The collection contains documentation of Ruth DeJay née Warschawzik and Otto DeJay, formerly Otto Dietsche, including vital records, passports and identity cards, school certificates, military service records, correspondence, biographical notes, and family trees.
Identifier: AR 5060
Identifier: AR 7169
Abstract The Sally Bodenheimer collection has a direct bearing on Jewish history in Germany and Austria throughout the 16th to 19th centuries and well into the middle of the 20th century. It encompasses manuscripts, rare printed documents, autograph letters, stamps, artwork (engravings), posters, broadsides, photographs, ex-libris, and various memorabilia.
Identifier: AR 5020 / MF 1056
Abstract This collection comprises George Salomon's material for the planned publication "The Salomon Family of Friesack" which he did not finish before his death in 1981. The material is composed of genealogical tables, memoirs, photographs, maps, books, correspondence and newspaper publications as well as of writings by ancestors of George Salomon. The collection provides extensive genealogical information on the Salomon family as well as information on Friesack, a town at the western border of Brandenburg.
Identifier: AR 902
Abstract Contains three signed letters from Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch and an unsigned and undated nine page letter/report. The latter report and a letter of August 20, 1860 were discussed in a 1940 article on Rabbi Hirsch in the Dutch newspaper Nieuw Israelitisch Weekblad, a copy of which along with partial English translation is in this collection. There are also eight lengthy letters from leaders of the Amsterdam Jewish community sent to Rabbi Hirsch. Other documents in this collection include bank checks, photocopies of Hirsch letters circa 1834-1835, photocopy of Hamburg citizen oath (1851), and a Raphael Hirsch family tree tracing lineage to 17th century.
Identifier: AR 25764
Abstract The Samton Family Collection documents the lives of members of the Samton (Szamatolski) and Fiegel families. It includes material on the education and professional work of Henry Samton, the Adolph Fiegel paper factory, the last days and estate of Emil Fiegel, the genealogy of the Fiegel and Scharff branches of the family, and other topics. The collection includes personal, legal, and professional correspondence; official documents; a small amount of photographs; personal papers; a cookbook; a few newspaper clippings; family trees and genealogical research; and some financial documentation.
Dates: 1906-2007; Majority of material found within 1926-1980
Identifier: AR 10423 / MF 642
Identifier: AR 25504
Abstract The Sartorius Family Collection holds documentation on the history of the Sartorius family, along with its related families. Most of the collection consists of family trees and correspondence concerning family genealogy, although memoirs and biographical articles are also present, as are a number of family photographs. The collection especially provides information on the family's origins in Germany and lives in the American South, including family members' service in the Confederate forces during the Civil War, in addition to some information on parts of the family who resided in France.
Identifier: AR 5924 / MF 842
Identifier: AR 5108
Identifier: AR 5559
Identifier: AR 10520
Abstract The collection contains primarily documents pertaining to Carl (Karl) Seidenberger (1882-1943), such as vital and other official records and correspondence. Also included are papers of his wife, Else Seidenberger née Sondhelm (1897-1996).
Identifier: AR 25892
Abstract The Semi Uffenheimer family collection contains the papers of Semi Uffenheimer and his famliy, and documents the effects of Nazi persecution on their lives, his emigration to Argentina and the fate of his mother Anna, his father Adolf and his sister Flora, who were deported to the concentration camp of Gurs, France. The collection also holds information about other members of Semi’s family. Much of the collection is correspondence between Semi and his sister, focusing on the family’s life in Germany and later in the concentration camp of Gurs. Furthermore the collection contains genealogical research documents such as family trees; documents relating to Semi’s marriage search; and some photographs and postcards.
Dates: 1928 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1937 - 1949
Identifier: AR 25739
Abstract The collection contains genealogical research materials compiled by Senta K. Simon on the Bachmann, Beihoff, Ettisch, Fechheimer, Fleischmann, Freudenthal, Friedeberg, Friedmann, Kahn, Katz, Pretzfelder, Reichmannsdörfer, Rosenbaum, Rosenthal, Schloss, and Simon families, as well as locations with which they were associated, primarily in Franconia and Thuringia. Materials include correspondence, research files, work sheets and lists, and a small quantity of primary sources.
Dates: undated, 1904-2016