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Personal papers

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Adolf Frank Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7176/MF 722
Abstract This collection contains material on Adolf and Albert Frank. Most of it is connected to Adolf Frank's career as a chemist and entrepreneur. The bulk of the material is business papers of various kinds, mostly minutes of meetings and correspondence. Notebooks and patent files can also be found. Prominent is material which shows Adolf Frank's role in the German wartime industry of World War I. Although most material is connected to Adolf Frank, information about Albert Frank is also included. Both are represented in personal papers that appear in the collection.
Dates: 1857-1964

Alfred Werner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7158
Abstract This collection documents the professional life of Austro-American art historian and journalist Alfred Werner (1911-1979). After being released from Dachau in 1939, Werner fled to New York. From 1940 to 1979, he wrote thousands of stories, reviews, and columns, and was an editor of or contributor to dozens of art magazines and Jewish periodicals. His primary interests were European, Jewish, and Zionist political affairs, and 19th and 20th-century European and American art, with an emphasis on Jewish and Israeli artists. The bulk of the collection consists of his published output. The collection also contains some additional professional material, such as manuscripts, research materials, and reference photographs, as well as a few personal documents.
Dates: 1914-1979; Majority of material found within 1940-1979

Arthur Schnitzler Autographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 531
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1880-1931, 1962

Aschkenazy-Willdorff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25066
Abstract This collection contains the papers of the Aschkenazy Family as well as those of Erich Willdorff, who was married to Elfriede (Effy) Aschkenazy. Prominent topics are emigration and immigration as well as Erich Willdorff's watch and clock shop. The papers in this collection include a few photographs, some correspondence and personal papers. The bulk of the collection comprises official and commercial documents.
Dates: 1895-1959; Majority of material found within 1920s-1950s

Briefe aus Amerika

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25462
Abstract This collection holds the letters, postcards and holiday greetings of Irene Adler and Maria Hagenmeyer. Prominent topics are Irene Adler's everyday life and matters of the Adler and Hagenmeyer families.
Dates: 1948-1980

Bruno Schindler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1369
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers, photos, and correspondence of educator Bruno Schindler and journalist James Heckscher. The Heckscher materials include several letters from notable cultural figures like Moses Montefiore and Ivan Turgenev, as well as several from members of Parliament.
Dates: 1867-1967

Curt C. Silberman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25124
Abstract The collection documents the life and interests of Curt C. Silberman. There are only a few materials related to his life in Germany and his and family's immigration. The bulk of the collection consists of documents and correspondence related to his involvement with Jewish organizations in the US and his visits to Germany, especially his hometown Wuerzburg.
Dates: 1930-2001

Daniel Lessmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4728
Abstract The collection contains 77 letters and essays by Daniel Lessmann. The letters start in 1813 when Daniel Lessmann was just 19 years old and they continue to the year 1831 when he died.
Dates: 1813-1904, 1979; Majority of material found within 1813-1831

David Tachauer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4396
Abstract This collection contains personal papers, correspondence, and vital records of David Tachauer and the Tachauer and Löw families, as well as extensive genealogical tables compiled by David Tachauer and others.
Dates: 1878-1976

Dorothea Guttmann Gould Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25269 / MF 839
Abstract The collection consists of photographs, letters, documents and books related to the life of Dorothea Gould, née Guttmann, and her husband, Henry Gould.
Dates: undated, 1929-2000

Edith Falk Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5994
Abstract Documentation from Falk's professional career, in particular with the United States Army Civil Censorship Division during and after World War II, makes up the bulk of the collection.
Dates: 1926-1948

Ellida Rieser Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3924
Dates: 1916-1921, 1962-1972

Erika Bander Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10533
Abstract This collection contains original documents of Erika Bander and Harry Bander dating to their time as refugees in Shanghai, China, 1939-1947, as well as some photocopied photographs and a 1-page genealogical manuscript on Erika's family.
Dates: 1939-1947, 1997

Eugen Neter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1619
Abstract The Eugen Neter Collection documents the professional and personal life of the Mannheim pediatrician Eugen Neter and centers on his professional work and postwar life in Israel. Notable in the collection are the examples of his writing, the biographical articles about him and the material on the Gurs concentration camp. The collection additionally includes some of his correspondence, papers and correspondence of other family members such as Mia Neter, and newspaper clippings on other individuals.
Dates: 1880-1976; Majority of material found within 1939-1974

Fritz Haber to Richard Willstaetter

 Collection
Identifier: AR 861
Abstract Fritz Haber’s correspondence with Richard Willstaetter (all photocopies), 89 letters, 15 postal cards, 2 telegrams, 1910-1934
Dates: 1910-1934

George Benkoe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5533
Abstract This collection contains a few of Benkoe's personal papers and several pamphlets produced by the American forces which document the liberation of the German camps and the atrocities uncovered in them.
Dates: 1945-1946

Gustav Landauer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7236
Abstract Correspondence comprises the bulk of the collection, both original materials and transcripts. The rest of the collection contains a significant amount of photographic documentation of the 1918/1919 revolution in Munich, as well as two of Landauer's notebooks.
Dates: 1888-1947

Hanna Spitzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25537
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and various documents pertaining to Hanna Spitzer, her sister Edith Neumann, née Spitzer, and her father Alfred Spitzer.
Dates: 1910-1973; Majority of material found within 1916-1948

Heinrich Graetz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 154
Abstract The collection consists primarily of Heinrich Graetz’s correspondence with Rabbi Alexander Stein in Worms and others. Also included are printed obituaries.
Dates: 1868-1978; Majority of material found in 1868-1917

Heinrich Heine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 36
Abstract The bulk of the collection consists of various materials which describe primarily Heine’s mixed perception in Germany throughout the 20th century. In addition, there are seven original letters in the handwriting of Heinrich Heine and photocopies of several more letters, as well as manuscripts and other materials pertaining to Heinrich Heine and his family. Articles in typescripts deal with various aspects of Heine’s work.
Dates: 1823-1997

Henry Heinrich Otto Berolzheimer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25020
Abstract This collection holds documents, correspondence and some visual material related to Henry (Heinrich Otto) Berolzheimer and his family. Prominent issues are the real estate business and genealogy. The papers in this collection form a heterogeneous corpus of official and legal papers as well as personal and genealogical correspondence.
Dates: 1785-2006; Majority of material found within 1887-1979

Ilse Eden Family Collection

 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

Jacob Barosin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25275
Abstract This collection documents the academic, professional and private life of Jacob Barosin (1906-2001), a painter and artist of Russian-Jewish descent. Barosin was raised in Berlin, but he fled to France in 1933 and in 1943 survived a stint in the Gurs concentration camp. The collection primarily contains correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts, official documents, personal papers, and photographs.
Dates: 1892-1999; Majority of material found within 1926-1973

Jacob Bernheim Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6208 / MF 462
Abstract The Jacob Bernheim Collection contains vital records and business documents pertaining to the Jewish community in Buchau in general and specifically to the Bernheim-Dreyfuss-Maendle families, including contracts, receipts, certificates, and balance sheets. Of special interest is a bound, handwritten manuscript of the Buchau Jewish community’s family register. Also included are a genealogical table of the Bernheim-Dreyfuss-Maendle families, a signed letter from Albert Einstein, newspaper clippings and a photograph.
Dates: 1820-1981

Jacob Jacobson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7002 / MF 447 / MF 134
Abstract Records of several Jewish communities assembled by Jacob Jacobson.
Dates: 1450-1988

Karl Isaac-Krieger Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5608
Abstract The collection contains comprehensive personal and professional official documents of Dr. Karl Isaac-Krieger as well as genealogical information regarding his family and that of his wife, Auguste Isaac-Krieger nee Krieger.
Dates: 1846-1969

Landauer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 207
Abstract This collection contains several business papers of the cotton mill M. S. Landauer in Hürben, Baden-Württemberg, and Augsburg, Bavaria, as well as several Landauer family documents and some correspondence. A large second series consists of extensive Landauer family trees.
Dates: 1819-1979

Max Hamburger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7280
Abstract The collection of Max Hamburger (1897-1970) documents his scholarship on the relationship between ancient philosophy and modern jurisprudence. It also shows the efforts of an independent émigré scholar to promote himself and his work to universities, publishers, granting agencies, and other scholars. There is very little personal material in this collection. The main document types are correspondence, manuscripts, typescripts, and research notes.
Dates: 1921-1968; Majority of material found within 1945-1964

Paula Brandes Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 781
Abstract Letters from her parents and siblings, collected by Paula Brandes, 1892-1903. The letters were primarily sent from the small town of Oberaula, with some of them coming from Frankfurt/Main, Hannover, Harburg, Langenschwalbach, Paris, Soest, and Wolfenbuettel.
Dates: 1892-1903

Phillips Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-17
Abstract This Collection contains personal papers, correspondence, and other material relating to the Phillips family, 1733-1954. The majority of the materials are in regard to the following family members: Jonas Phillips (1733-1802), Naphtali Phillips (1815-1868), Joseph Phillips (1811), Rebecca Hart Phillips (1812), Joshua Phillips (1852-1858), Isaac Phillips (1830-1884), Roslie Solomons Phillips (1872-1945), Naphtali Taylor Phillips (1895-1954).

Notable objects in this collection include Jonas Phillips' copy of a book on the laws and practice of shehita, printed in Wandsbeck, Germany, in 1733; Naphtali Phillips' letters regarding Congregation Shearith Israel; Isaac Phillips' correspondence relating to his position as Appraiser of Merchandise for the Port of New York; Roslie Solomons Phillips' letters from Eleanor Roosevelt; and Naphtali Taylor Phillips' correspondence relating to Congregation Shearith Israel, the Touro Synagogue, the Federation of American Zionists, the National Conference of Jewish Charities (Committee on Palestinian Charities), and Adolphus S. Solomons. Collection also contains published Masonic materials, political memorabilia, and a letter from George Mifflin Dallas to an unidentified member of the Phillips family, 1856.
Dates: undated, 1752, 1758-1955