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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

Herbert Kriedman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25640
Abstract

The Herbert Kriedman Collection documents Herbert Kriedman's work as a professor at Nassau Community College. Much of the collection centers on his academic writing and collected research, including copies of reports on German financial institutions in Nazi Germany. In addition, there is some documentation of his early professional career and attempts to have his writing published.

Dates: 1939-2002; Majority of material found within 1946-1978

Hersch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3543
Abstract

This collection documents the literary work of Heinrich Hersch as well as the artistic career of his son Eugen Hersch. Included are unpublished manuscripts, correspondence, newspaper clippings and articles, educational and award certificates and a few family photographs.

Dates: 1905-1957

Ilse Blumenthal-Weiss Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1020
Abstract

This collection documents select periods throughout the life and career of German poet Ilse Blumenthal-Weiss. Containing material related to her personal and professional life, the bulk of this collection is made up of correspondence. Also included are poetry drafts, lectures, a manuscript, press clippings, and ephemera.

Dates: 1935-1989; Majority of material found within 1942-1978

Individuals

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25474
Abstract

This is a collection of clippings pertaining mostly to German-Jewish individuals, whose life, accomplishment, or death had been noteworthy enough to trigger the interest of an editor at a newspaper or a journal. From the 1960s to the end of the 20th century, archivists at the Leo Baeck Institute perused dailies, immigrants’ journals and periodicals of special interest groups in the United States, in Israel, in various European countries and beyond to discover traces of the scattered survivors of German-speaking Jewry. Birthday celebrations, special anniversaries and obituaries as well as reports about deeds and accomplishments were clipped from the publications and collected. Today, these clippings bear testimony of all these individuals’ lives and German speaking Jewry as a whole.

Dates: 1960s - 1990s

Jacob Bernays - Hans Bach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7168 / MF 605
Abstract

Correspondence and other documents collected and written by Hans Bach for the publication of his book about Jacob Bernays and the history of German Jewish intellectual life in the 19th century. Also included are autographs pertaining to Jacob Bernays and materials about his father, Rabbi Chacham Isaac Bernays.

Dates: 1840-1937

Jakob Wassermann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2189
Abstract

The collection consists mainly of published and unpublished reminiscences about the author Jakob Wassermann by journalists and remote family mebers. Also included are two original autographs by Wassermann himself.

Dates: 1922-1991

Jerome and Irene B. Bayer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25000 / MF 886
Abstract

Correspondence, photos, brochures, newspaper clippings, collection of theater plays by Jerome Bayer.

Dates: 1930s-1980s

Jerome Bayer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6571
Abstract

The collection contains a small section of family papers and personal correspondence. The bulk of the collection consists of materials related to Bayer's professional life and his writings.

Dates: 1928-1993

Joseph Bornstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4082/MF 650
Abstract

Joseph Bornstein was one of the most accomplished journalists of Weimar Germany. His criticism of the political and social conditions in Germany in general, and of the practices of German justices in particular, made him a strong opponent of the right wing and populist parties long before the Nazis took power in Germany in 1933. Immediately after takeover, Joseph Bornstein left Germany and settled in France where he worked for various German exile newspapers. After the war broke out, he left France and managed to emigrate to the United States where he worked for the Office of War Information. After the Second World War he became a literary agent and writer of non-fiction books. The material in the Joseph Bornstein collection contains material from the post-war period of his life until his death in 1952. It consists of manuscripts, research notes, and professional and personal correspondence. An important part of this collection is material related to Joseph Roth that contains some of his notes, his poems, and correspondence with some of his friends and publishing houses.

Dates: 1917-1952

Joseph Braunstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25072 / MF 610
Abstract

Joseph Braunstein (1992-1996) was a distinguished musician, publicist and musical educator, as well as a keen mountaineer. The Joseph Braunstein collection covers the years 1892-1996 and consists of personal and financial records, correspondence, printed materials, audio cassettes, photograph materials, and a video tape.

Dates: 1854-1996

Joseph Roth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1764
Abstract

Joseph Roth was one of the most prominent Austrian writers of the first half of the 20th century. Particularly his novels and newspaper essays gained him the respect of contemporary critics. Joseph Roth's papers at the Leo Baeck Institute Archives consist of handwritten and typewritten manuscripts of novels, novellas, short stories, and essays, including mostly complete manuscripts of his works Die Hundert Tage (The Ballad of the Hundred Days), Büste des Kaisers (The Bust of the Emperor), and his 'Trozki' novel Der stumme Prophet (The Silent Prophet). Joseph Roth's journalistic work is also well represented. There are a few personal items and over one hundred photographs of Joseph Roth and his wife Friederike. The Joseph Roth collection also contains correspondence with family and publishers, clippings about Joseph Roth, and reviews of his work. The addenda mostly consist of invitations to conferences and exhibitions, and scholarly articles on Joseph Roth's work and life.

Dates: 1897-1995

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

Karl D. Darmstaedter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 15 / MF 581
Abstract

Correspondence and autographs, including letters from former residents of Mannheim, as well as Rabbi Joseph Carlebach, Rabbi Jacob Hoffman, Richard Beer-Hofmann, Jacob Rosenheim, Felix Theilhaber, Fritz von Unruh, and Karl Wolfskehl.

Dates: 18th century-1972

Ludwig Feuchtwanger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6001 / MF 562
Abstract

Correspondence with individuals, including Alexander Altmann, Werner Cahnmann, Guido Kisch, Raphael Straus, and Max Warburg; business correspondence with publishers and organizations; correspondence with family members, including his brother, the novelist Lion Feuchtwanger.

Dates: 1908-1973

Lutz Weltmann Correspondence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1766
Abstract

The Lutz Weltmann Correspondence Collection largely holds professional correspondence from others to Lutz Weltmann, a critic, publisher, author and teacher. Such correspondence often references various literary projects of Weltmann's or of the correspondents. One letter by him includes a brief curriculum vitae.

Dates: 1923-1969; Majority of material found within 1930-1955

Margarete Kollisch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25058
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of the writer Margarete Kollisch. The main subject of the collection is her life and writing, although material concerning other members of the family are also present. The collection consists of typescripts and manuscripts, correspondence, official documents, articles and clippings, photographs, audiocassettes, and notes.

Dates: 1882-2003; Majority of material found within 1939-1985

Marianne Jorjorian Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25656
Abstract

This collection consists mainly of the writings of Marianne Jorjorian (née Willdorff, married Dreifus, 1922-1977). A small portion relates to her death in 1977. After fleeing her hometown of Berlin, Germany in 1939, Marianne married Henry Dreifus, and the couple had Claudia Dreifus, who became a noted freelance journalist. Marianne was a troubled writer, artist, and waitress in New York City. She eventually married Aram Jorjorian and moved to Reno, Nevada. Her writings tend to be autobiographical and frequently deal with Nazi atrocities.

Dates: circa 1950-1977

Mary Antin collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-700
Abstract

Contained in this collection are personal letters from Antin, a draft of a manuscript, and publications of her articles and monographs, including her annotations.

Dates: undated, 1899-1966

Meinhardt Lemke Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4235 / MF 1027
Abstract

This collection contains personal and professional material of Meinhardt Lemke such as a large amount of manuscripts, correspondence and various documents like his immigration papers and religious school material from Silesia.

Dates: 1905-1962; Majority of material found within 1929-1960

Miriam Beer Hofmann Lens Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7258 / MF 492
Abstract

Originals and transcriptions of correspondence between Richard and Paula Beer-Hofmann, 1896-1935, on a variety of topics, including family matters, current events, and Richard's professional activities as playwright and theatrical producer; correspondence of other members of the Beer-Hofmann family with each other and other individuals, including Kurt Blumenfeld, Walter Grossman, Antoinette von Kahler, and Olga Schnitzler; correspondence of members of the Beer and Hofmann families in the nineteenth century.

Dates: 1818-1985

Miriam Merzbacher-Blumenthal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25701
Abstract

The collection includes memoirs, poems, notes, correspondence, photographs and clippings pertaining to Miriam Merzbacher-Blumenthal, to her husband Peter and to her mother Ilse Blumenthal-Weiss.'Materials concentrate on the 1940s, when Miriam Merzbacher-Blumenthal and her mother Ilse Blumenthal-Weiss lived in Amsterdam and New York, as well as on correspondence from the 1950s and 1960s.

Dates: 1878-2009; Majority of material found in 1927-1975, 1995-2003

Otto Fantl Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2209
Abstract

The three scrapbooks (“Stammbücher”) by Otto Fantl were his guest books in his house in Prague. Visitors – individuals working in politics, art, literature, and science – signed the pages, often adding comments, mostly in Czech, but also in German, French, English, and Russian. There is a total of 272 entries, accompanied by obituaries and other clippings, as well as handwritten notes and photographs, providing further information about the various individuals.

Dates: 1922-1938

Otto Mainzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10342
Abstract

The Otto Mainzer collection documents the life and professional activities of Otto Mainzer, lawyer, writer, and financial consultant; the collection also sheds light on the life of Otto Mainzer’s wife, Ilse Wunsch, a musician and a teacher. The collection includes correspondence, financial, vital, immigration, and legal documents, notes, photographs, printed materials, and writings, by Otto Mainzer and Ilse Wunsch as well as a small number of manuscripts by other authors. The collection is divided into two distinct sections, one pertaining to Otto Mainzer and the other to Ilse Wunsch.

Dates: late 1800s-2003; Majority of material found in 1922-1998

Paul Mühsam Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 719
Abstract

This collection contains a broad range of Mühsam family documents, genealogical materials, and photographs, mostly from the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Dates: 1770-1980

Rahel Sanzara Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25057
Abstract

This collection consists mainly of correspondence sent from Berlin banker and businessman Walter Davidsohn to his wife, actress and writer Rahel Sanzara, in the late 1920s and early 1930s. The letters discuss the political, economic, and cultural state of Germany, France, and Switzerland at the time along with personal matters. In addition to the couple’s correspondence are letters from notable German writers and editors to Cleveland State University professor Klaus-Peter Hinze regarding the writer Ernst Weiss. Some of these letters discuss Weiss's relationship with Sanzara, who acted in productions of his dramas.

Dates: circa 1920s-1979; Majority of material found within 1926-1935

Selke-Eissler Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10926 / MF 875
Abstract

Material from the estate of Ruth and Kurt Eissler consisting of documents pertaining to the Eissler and Selke families. Material on Jenny Selke née Lewin including correspondence of Jenny and Ludwig Selke 1914-ca. 1933, Selke family correspondence 1930s-1940s, documents pertaining to emigration, vital documents and passports. Manuscripts and poetry by Ruth Selke Eissler and correspondence.

Dates: 1906-1999

Siegfried Altmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1788
Abstract

The Siegfried Altmann Collection contains primarily his correspondence with various luminaries and other personalities, the International Red Cross, as well as materials pertaining to the Jewish Institute for the Blind in Hohe Warte, Vienna. Documents consist of a guestbook, a manuscript, articles, an obituary, autographs, and correspondence.

Dates: 1872-1963

Siegfried Guggenheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 180 / MF 612
Abstract

This collection contains records of the Guggenheim family, including family tree, family history, vital records, obituaries, papers of family members who emigrated to Chile, and other papers of family members.

Dates: 1791-1969