Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
Bueding Family Collection
The Bueding family papers contain handwritten and printed original documents of the Bueding, Goldschmidt, Cohnheim and Mardorf families in Kassel, Hesse, including royal commissions, letters of protection, business matters, and family histories. They also hold documentation collected by the Bueding family about Jewish history in Kassel, especially about the history of French Jews, from the Middle Ages until the 19th century.
Deportations to Riga Collection
This collection comprises deportation lists from several German cities to Riga.
Ernest A. Grunsfeld Collection
The collection contains diaries and other private and business related documents of the businessman Ernest A. Grunsfeld and his family, 1894-1927.
Ernst Traugott Rosenzweig Collection
The Ernst Traugott Rosenzweig Collection contains personal papers, correspondence, a small amount of photographs, and a Hebrew Purim megillah scroll.
Franz Rosenzweig Collection
Franz Rosenzweig (1886-1929), philosopher and theologian, belonged to the important personalities of the German Jewish intellectual life after the First World War. Franz Rosenzweig started the Freie Juedische Lehrhaus, where he tried to teach Jewish tradition and culture as part of real life experience and in this way bring it closer to assimilated German Jewry. He wrote several philosophical works and translated the Hebrew Bible with Martin Buber. The Franz Rosenzweig collection contains manuscripts of many of Franz Rosenzweig’s smaller works, some of his personal items, and correspondence with his parents and with more than fifty of his friends and colleagues. The collection contains other correspondence, and a great number of newspaper clippings, photographs, and some objects.
Fritz R. Katzenstein Family Collection
This collection contains the papers of the Schutzjuden (protected Jews) Haendel Elias Katzenstein and Abraham Herz Gotthelft, and of the printer and publisher Adolph Gotthelft.
Gottfried Isaac Family
Correspondence, personal documents, family tree, IDs, documents relating to emigration, school documents, US Army papers, vocational documents (Photocopies)
Gotthelft Family Collection
The collection contains Gotthelft family trees from the 17th to 20th centuries, including birth, death, and marriage dates; and a family history.
Henriette Levi Collection
This collection consists of letters exchanged between Henriette Levi and her children, especially with the family of her son Siegmund Levi and of her daughter Therese Gotthelft.
Jacob Jacobson Collection
Records of several Jewish communities assembled by Jacob Jacobson.
Kassel Jewish Community Collection
This collection contains clippings, photocopied documents, a bibliography, and manuscripts pertaining to the history of Kassel and its Jewish community.
Louis and Grete Rosenzweig Family Collection
This collection mainly consists of documents pertaining to the lives of Louis and Grete Rosenzweig. There are several personal documents, such as letters or diaries, as well as official documents concerning, for example, Louis's occupational career.
Louis Rosenzweig Collection
The Louis Rosenzweig Collection records the personal experiences and professional lives of Louis and Grete Rosenzweig and the family's efforts to attain restitution for their experiences in Germany. Among the papers in this collection are a substantial amount of restitution correspondence and documentation as well as papers that documented their lives in Germany, including their education, employment and professions, and Louis Rosenzweig's military service. Other papers focus on their immigration to the United States or on other family members.
Martin G. Goldner Collection
The Martin G. Goldner Collection holds materials amassed by this amateur historian in pursuit of his and his wife’s genealogy, thus interrelating five families: the Goldners, the Ehrenbergs, the Fischels, the Rosenzweigs, and the Baumanns. The most noteworthy materials belong to the Ehrenbergs and their Samsonschule in Wolfenbuettel, as well as to the Fischels and Rosenzweigs. Documents include correspondence, photographs, original manuscripts and other archival materials.
Max Weinstein and Karliner Family Collection
This collection documents Max Weinstein of Kassel, Germany and New York City, and his wife Gerda Weinstein née Karliner, as well as the Karliner family, of Beuthen, Germany (today Bytom, Poland) and Hartford, Connecticut.
[Original historical documents]
Collection of rare original documents from the 18th century, such as a letter of protection, a passport, and three decrees from Berlin, Coburg, Dessau, Kassel, and Schweinfurt. Also included is a copy of the periodical Juedische Rundschau from Dec. 28, 1937.
Prager Family Collection
The collection contains various documents pertaining to Rabbi Dr. Isaac Prager and his son the psychiatrist Dr. Joseph Prager.
Rosenzweig – Glatzer correspondence
Correspondence between Nahum N. Glatzer and members of Franz Rosenzweig’s family.
Schwarz-Lewi family papers
Collection consists of personal documents (i.e., birth records), newspaper clippings and photographs concerning the origins and history of the Schwarz-Lewi family in Germany and North America.
Stefanie Perlstein Collection
Postcard addressed to Emma Perlstein (Kassel, July 6th 1935); documents from Simon & Karola Freimark (personal documents, Theresienstadt, Deggendorf, restitution).