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Hannover (Germany)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Berliner Family, Hannover Collection

Identifier: AR 1906 / MF 688
Abstract The collection contains a large number of original historical documents related to the family Berliner of Hanover. Folder 1 contains original materials including residency permit for Moses Berliner from 1817 and a bundle of business and family documents of the Berliner family dating 1789-1898. There are also clippings from pre-war newspapers and 20th century family certificates and documents, including a short handwritten family history penned in 1964, author unknown.
Dates: 1798-1997

Bernard Blum Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25429
Abstract The Bernard Blum Family Collection consists of materials pertaining to the members of the Blum family and includes correspondence, printed materials, photographs, and vital and business documents.
Dates: 1920-1990s

Decrees Collection

Identifier: AR 379
Abstract Various decrees issued by rulers before emancipation to the Jewish communities of the towns and provinces of Alsace, Augsburg, Austria, Baden, Bamberg, Berlin, Bohemia, Brandenburg, Braunschweig, Breslau, Cassel, Cologne, Dresden, Eisenach, Frankfurt am Main, Hanau, Hanover, Helmstaedt, Hessen, Karlsruhe, Leipzig, Nassau, Nuremberg, Palatinate, Potsdam, Prussia, Rawicz, Rheinfels, Saxony, Schleswig, Schwerin, Vienna, Weinheim, Wolfenbuettel, and Wuerzburg. The decrees concern many aspects of life, including economic activity and taxation, settlement rights, and the regulation of the internal life of the Jewish communities.
Dates: 1614-1846

Deportations to Riga Collection

Identifier: AR 25096
Abstract This collection comprises deportation lists from several German cities to Riga.
Dates: 1941-1942

Emil Schorsch JTS Collection

Identifier: AR 25446
Abstract The Emil Schorsch Collections documents professional activities of Emil Schorsch, a Rabbi and a communal leader, after his emigration from Germany in 1939. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, notes, immigration documents, printed materials, and writings.
Dates: 1928-1979

Erich Ahrens Collection

Identifier: AR 4384
Abstract The collection is composed of personal documents of Erich Ahrens and various manuscripts and translations.
Dates: 1911-1972

Gertrude Berliner Collection

Identifier: AR 1227
Abstract This mostly unorganized collection holds manuscripts, drawings and correspondence, as well as some vital records, photographs and published materials pertaining to the author Gertrude Berliner and her family in Vienna, Austria, and in Hanover, Germany. Most of her writings deal with family and emigration, personal recollections and reminiscences of childhood and adulthood.
Dates: 1881-1990

Goslar Family Collection

Identifier: AR 4094
Abstract The collection contains official documents and correspondence pertaining to the family of Elly Hirschel née Heymann and the family of her mother Rosa Heymann née Goslar. The papers include a certified copy of the testament of Dora Zadeck, the widow of Jacob Herz Cohn, who established Nauensche Stift, a boarding school for orphans and underprivileged children, in Berlin in 1789. In addition, there are marriage certificates, vital records, and official correspondence pertaining to the Schutzjuden privileges of the Goslar family, mostly dating from the first half of the 19th century. Also included is a prayer by Rabbi S. Egers for protection against the cholera epidemic of 1831.
Dates: 1779-1875

Gottschalk and Krakauer Families Collection

Identifier: AR 25695
Abstract The Gottschalk and Krakauer Families Collection provides documentation primarily on the immigration of family members of these two related families, but also documents the professional lives of family members along with other topics. The collection includes family correspondence, official papers and correspondence, material relating to the Molling & Co. department store, photographs, and notes.
Dates: 1900-2016; Majority of material found within 1937-1942

Gustav Tuch Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 275
Abstract The collection contains various documents pertaining to Gustav Tuch's activity in various Jewish communal organizations.
Dates: 1897-1995; Majority of material found within 1897-1907

Hannover Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 1685
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and printed materials related to the history of the Jewish community of Hannover.
Dates: 1866, 1944-1986

Harry Alderman Collection

Identifier: AR 7052
Abstract Folder 1 contains a 1617 legal brief from the city of Frankfurt to the Holy Roman Emperor concerning the openings of Jewish stores outside of the Ghetto. The brief has 168 pages, which include supporting documents.

Dates: 1617-1891

Hochheimer Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25469
Abstract The Hochheimer Family Collection contains documents and letters relating to the Hochheimer, Heilbronn, Schoenthal, David, Rothenberg, Neuburg, and Kaunitz families, primarily dating from the late 1930s and early 1940s. The majority consists of the correspondence of Alice and Arthur Hochheimer with family members in Germany during World War Two.
Dates: 1904-1945; Majority of material found within 1938-1941

Irene E. Newhouse Collection

Identifier: AR 10479 / MF 1002
Abstract This collection contains research material on the genealogy of Irene Newhouse's ancestors, including members of the Morgenstern, Honigman, and Goldschmidt families and others, mainly from Prussia (in particular, Breslau). It includes as well the correspondence she had with cemeteries, communities and other institutions for her research as well as the family trees she found or made herself.
Dates: 1932-2008; Majority of material found within 1980-2002

Jacob Jacobson Collection

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

Klaus Oliven Collection

Identifier: AR 3172
Abstract Humorous Oliven family history written by Fritz Oliven (Rideamus), accompanied by some genealogical notes and various papers pertaining to the family and business of the prominent Hannover banker Ephraim Meyer.
Dates: 1807-1909, 1956


Identifier: ME 1610
Abstract Recollection of Julius Kohsen’s life, including a family tree. Also available are two translations by his grandchildren, Monica Schubert (ME 939) and Gunther Steinberg (ME 1611).
Dates: 1941, 1992, 2011

Levi Schwalm Collection

Identifier: AR 6447
Abstract This collection contains documents pertaining to Levi Schwalm's training and professional career as an elementary school teacher in Lower Saxony.
Dates: 1895-1933

Martha Lipmann Collection

Identifier: AR 6355
Abstract Official, legal and personal correspondence documenting Erich Lipmann's (also known as Eric Lipman?) attempts for securing an immigration visa to the United States or Cuba for his mother Martha Lipmann in Germany.
Dates: 1927-1980; Majority of material found within 1936-1942

Meier Spanier Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 268
Abstract The collection comprises the personal documents, correspondence and manuscripts of Meier Spanier.
Dates: 1884-1942

Michelsohn Family Collection

Identifier: AR 10392
Abstract The collection holds various documents pertaining to the Michelsohn family, originally from the town of Hausberge (Minden, Westphalia). These include vital records, a genealogical table, as well as clippings and publications.
Dates: 1919-1991

Peter Hereld Collection

Identifier: AR 25422
Abstract This collection contains eulogies for Curtis L. Hereld (1923-2005), and genealogical tables and other family information for Peter Hereld, Curtis Hereld, and the Steinberg family.
Dates: 1936, 1987-2010

Prager Family Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 372
Abstract The collection contains various documents pertaining to Rabbi Dr. Isaac Prager and his son the psychiatrist Dr. Joseph Prager.
Dates: 1863-1998

Renate Herzfeld Modern Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25608
Abstract The collection includes correspondence; poetry and manuscript drafts; official, educational and military documents; sermons; newspaper clippings; family trees; notes; and a few photographs.
Dates: 1815-2014; Majority of material found within 1868-1961

Schickler-Rosenbaum Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25736
Abstract The Schickler-Rosenbaum Family Collection documents primarily the life of Harry Schickler during his service in World War I for the German Army, by holding his written memoires and photographs. The collection also contains photographs of the Schickler and Rosenbaum families; various or unidentified photographs; and other documents.
Dates: 1914-1997; Majority of material found within 1915-1919

Theodor Lessing Collection

Identifier: AR 980
Abstract This collection features original letters to Max Brod, calls to action in the wake of Lessing's death, short memoirs about Lessing written by family and friend, photocopies of manuscripts, and various other materials relating to Lessing's life.
Dates: 1922-1968

Walther Meyer Collection

Identifier: AR 7064
Abstract This collection documents the genealogical research of the lawyer Walther Meyer. Among the many families mentioned here are branches of the Meyer, Eger, Oppenheimer, Borchardt, Neufeld, Ballin, Wertheimer, and Wallach families. Material on them includes many drafts of family trees as well as exchanges of genealogical research correspondence. This collection also contains official decrees and announcements pertaining to the Jewish communities of Hannover from the 1800s.
Dates: 1809-1977; Majority of material found within 1831-1939