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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Jacob Bernays - Hans Bach 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

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Abstract The collection consists mainly of published and unpublished reminiscences about the author Jakob Wassermann by journalists and remote family mebers.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

Identifier: AR 25000 / MF 886
Abstract Correspondence, photos, brochures, newspaper clippings, collection of theater plays by Jerome Bayer.
Dates: 1930s-1980s

Jerome Bayer 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Siegfried Jacoby Family Collection

Identifier: AR 6517 / MF 1016
Abstract This collection contains the papers of members of the Siegfried Jacoby family, depicting the family's private lives as well as their literary work. Most prominent among the papers here are many unpublished manuscripts, family correspondence, and Siegfried Jacoby's herbarium. There is also personal correspondence with others, some professional correspondence, official and personal papers, newspaper clippings, and a few notebooks and family photographs.
Dates: 1892-1991; Majority of material found within 1920-1939

Simon Kramer Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25091 / MF 923
Abstract The collection is divided into two series. Series I contains manuscripts of his writings in German, accompanied with English translations. Series II consists of genealogical material, family trees, vital records, etc. (in German and English) of the Kramer family.
Dates: 1813-1990

Suzanne Schrag Collection

Identifier: AR 25833
Abstract The Suzanne Schrag Collection holds papers of Suzanne (née Fuchs) and Paul Schrag, as well as papers of family members, especially Suzanne's parents and Paul's maternal uncle Nathan Sulzberger. Much of the collection focuses on the lives of family members, especially as documented in their extensive family correspondence. Prominent is also the unpublished writing of Paul Schrag and Nathan Sulzberger, notably the memoirs of Paul Schrag and short stories of Nathan Sulzberger. Some official documents, especially those pertaining to the education of Paul and Suzanne Schrag are also present, along with a few photographs, notes on genealogy, and other papers.
Dates: 1827-2008; Majority of material found within 1933-1989

Uri Felix Rosenheim

Identifier: AR 6210 / MF 976
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of Uri Rosenheim's writings, mainly poetry, but also prose. It also includes correspondence with family members and other authors as well as publishers.
Dates: 1928-1981

Victor Polzer Collection

Identifier: AR 3683 / MF 477
Abstract Vital documents and educational and military papers; correspondence; articles, interviews, lectures, and stories by Victor Polzer.
Dates: 1899-1989

Walter Mehring Collection

Identifier: AR 2195
Abstract Contains clippings, an invitation to a reading, and a signed letter.
Dates: 1959-1996