Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Abraham Geiger Collection
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.
Arthur Schnitzler Autographs Collection
The collection consists entirely of autographs – letters, cards, postcards, notes, and one photograph – by Arthur Schnitzler to various friends and acquaintances, mainly in Austria and in Germany. The correspondence is private as well as professional (as an author) in nature.
The collection contains a wide assortment of correspondence and photographs from actors, authors, musicians and others.
David Lloyd George Paris Peace Conference Autograph Album
Contains 17 autographs of delegates to the Paris Peace Conference from the United States, France, Italy, Serbia, and Greece, including those of Woodrow Wilson, Robert Lansing, Henry white, Edward M. House, and Tasker H. Bliss.
Ferdinand Lassalle Collection.
Various materials, including a letter, a broadside, a lock of hair and flowers from grave, and clippings pertaining to Ferdinand Lassalle.
Fritz Haber Collection
Original correspondence consists of one letter each to Peter Pringsheim (1912); Joseph Koeth (1928); and A. Sommerfeld; as well as six letters to Ernst Stern (1907-1908). A handwritten 1933 letter from Fritz Haber to Chaim Weizmann in Mannern, Switzerland (6 pages) is available as a photocopy only. Also included is a typescript by Hans Schaeffer on Jews in Breslau (photocopy), Die soziale, politische und religioese Stellung der juedischen Familien in Breslau um die Jahrhundertwende 1900. The typescript is part of a letter by Hans Schaeffer to Johannes Jaenicke, also in the collection.
Georg Hermann Collection
This collection depicts the life and work of the author Georg Hermann. The main focus of this collection is his literary estate, and the collection contains extensive manuscripts of both his fiction and non-fiction writings, including novels, shorter fiction, essays, and articles. In addition, it also holds correspondence, clippings, photos, official documents and papers, writings by others about Georg Hermann and his work, and a few photos.
Gustav Freud Collection
Letters, documents and ephemera pertaining to the life of Gustav Freud (1914-2006)
Hans Jacoby Collection
This collection documents the life of the painter Hans Jacoby, who immigrated to the United States via Holland and Shanghai. Documents include family papers, personal writings, correspondence, brochures, official and other administrative documents, newspaper clippings, photographs and autographs.
Heinrich Graetz Collection
The collection consists primarily of Heinrich Graetz’s correspondence with Rabbi Alexander Stein in Worms and others. Also included are printed obituaries.
Irene Triesch Collection
This collection contains three photographic postcards showing Triesch onstage, and one postcard with her signature.
Jacob Bernays - Hans Bach Collection
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.
Jakob Wassermann Autographs Collection
The collection contains 37 letters and postcards written by Jakob Wassermann to family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances, covering a variety of topics, from the deeply personal (his negative feelings toward his wife), to the professional (the sale of his books), and to the mundane (his appreciation for the United States). Most letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.
Jakob Wassermann Collection
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.
Kurt Tucholsky Collection
The collection contains a few photos of Tucholsky, three letters written by Tucholsky, and various other materials about Tucholsky.
Ludwig Meidner Collection
This small collection contains a few items of correspondence, originals and photocopies, as well as articles and other materials on Ludwig Meidner.
Moritz Lazarus collection
The collection contains correspondence (original autographs and photocopies), clippings and other materials pertaining to the philosopher Moritz Lazarus.
Otto Fantl Collection
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.
Paula Ollendorff Collection
This collection contains honorary awards and some writings of Paula Ollendorff, as well as clippings from the 1930s German Jewish press and some condolence letters to her family.
Rudolph Seiden Collection
The Rudolph Seiden Collection describes the life and work of Rudolph Seiden, who was a chemist and a Zionist activist. Included in this collection is personal and editorial correspondence regarding Judaism, Zionism, anti-Semitism and the proposed Jewish resettlement in Alaska in the 1930s. Unpublished manuscripts collected by Rudolph Seiden for the Foreign Authors’ Syndicate can be found in this collection as well as autographs from Max Brod, Lujo Brentano, Franz Oppenheimer, Erich Muehsam, Arthur Schnitzler and Otto Warburg.
Sally Bodenheimer Collection
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.
Siegfried Altmann Collection
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.
Stefan Zweig autographs collection
The collection consists mainly of correspondence from the famous Austrian writer Stefan Zweig with various friends and acquaintances, acquired by the Leo Back Institute in New York through donations and auctions. Also included are copies and a few printed materials.
Zunz Archives Jerusalem Collection
The collection contains photocopies and microfilm reels with items from the Leopold Zunz Archives at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel.