Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AR 6138
Abstract The collection contains documents relating to the Bendix family, particularly to Fritz Bendix and his wife, Johanna Bendix née Hahn. There are also many papers and photographs concerning the family company, a linen factory in Silesia.
Identifier: AR 3831 / MF 596
Identifier: AR 4396
Identifier: AR 3356
Identifier: AR 1113
Abstract This collection consists of a variety of documents, including family correspondence and the papers of the Wolf family, letters of protection, patents, vital documents, school certificates, and business records, some of which originate from the Saxon court in Dresden in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Identifier: AR 182
Abstract 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.
Identifier: AR 10628 / MF 968
Abstract Correspondence, note books, vital and educational records, as well as published materials pertaining to several generations of the Gümbel family, originally from Albisheim in Germany.
Dates: 1829-1998; Majority of material found in 1930s to 1990s
Identifier: AR 4847 / MF 1086
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1850-1984; Majority of material found within 1938-1947
Identifier: AR 25387
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of approx. 50 letters from Hedwig and Berthold Edelmuth in Reiskirchen, Hesse (Germany) to their daughters, Gertrude and Sylvia, in New York, describing daily life in a small German town during constant rising of hardship and persecution, 1937 to 1941. Also included are correspondence by others and Gertrude Edelmuth’s friendship book.
Dates: 1902-1944; Majority of material found within 1937-1941
Identifier: AR 4157
Abstract The first part contains 50 documents from 1804 to 1863. About 20 of them refer to real estate property, houses and land. The documents of the 18th century show no Jewish names; they describe change of ownership of various properties which probably later came into Jewish hands; there is also the story of a certain family Hoffmann. Family Heilbronn appears as property owner in 1811. Various testaments give names of members of families Heilbrunn, Gerber, Rabenstein. Joseph and Sandel Heilbrunn received their concessions as weavers in 1843 and 1848.
Identifier: AR 7002 / MF 447 / MF 134
Identifier: AR 2499
Abstract This collection contains a large number of letters from the immunologist Julius Morgenroth to his family, especially to his wife Getrude née Bejach. Correspondence from other family members and professional acquaintances is also present, as are some photographs and a small number of personal and professional papers.
Dates: 1843-1954; Majority of material found in 1868-1925
Identifier: AR 4960
Abstract This collection contains the family papers of the Loewald and Landshut families, notably personal and vital papers from before, during and after World War II which illustrate both the family's history and personal and professional lives. In particular, this collection amply documents the family's emigration in 1939, as well as a relative's internment in Theresienstadt, through legal documents and personal and official correspondence. There are also a large number of photographs illustrating Rosa Loewald's work as a nurse during World War I.
Dates: 1870-1991; Majority of material found within 1870-1964
Identifier: AR 5136
Abstract This collection documents Helmuth Lasker's genealogical research project on the origins of his family. In addition to drafts of Lasker's genealogical manuscript, there is extensive correspondence, as well as some family, personal, and vital papers.
Identifier: AR 25031 / MF 975
Identifier: AR 7030
Abstract The collection contains papers including vital documents, membership cards, awards, medals, diaries, memoirs, diaries, manuscripts, legal papers, correspondence, business records, wills, genealogies and family histories regarding the Pinkus family, notable textile manufacturers in Neustadt (now Prudnik, Poland) in Upper Silesia, and their personal and business affairs. The family was also highly regarded for its support of civic and cultural affairs in the area, and corresponded with several notable cultural figures.
Dates: 1500s-1994,; Majority of material found within 1725-1994
Identifier: AR 11918
Abstract Vital records and educational certificates pertaining to Esfira and Martin Lewy. A family tree of the Lewy family (photocopy) is included in folder 1. Also included is a CD with copies of various certificates pertaining to the genealogy of their son, Robert Ira Lewy.