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Wrocław (Poland)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:

Adolf and Frieda Heilberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1054
Abstract

The Adolf and Frieda Heilberg collection documents their lives and achievements. Most of the documents discuss Adolf Heilberg's 70th birthday and tributes on him. The publications of Frieda Heilberg concern topics like the textile industry and social and economic questions. In the personal documents of each person can be found birth certificates, master's and doctor's degrees and death certificates. Other documents include a Festschrift, speeches, articles, legal correspondence of Adolf Heilberg and a photo album.

Dates: 1893-1995; Majority of material found within 1928-1978

Albert Ladenburg Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25373
Abstract

This collection contains materials relating to the Ladenburg family of Mannheim, primarily chemist Albert Ladenburg. It includes clippings and articles, diaries, personal ephemera, and a collection of bills and Notgeld from the Weimar-era hyperinflation.

Dates: 1834-1972

Art shows - Oversized, 1974, 1976

 File — Box OS 198, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This series consists of documents, newspaper clippings, and brochures related to Lisa’s art and exhibitions. There is also a copy of a brief introduction to Claude Rodewald and his exhibition.

It holds several newspaper clippings about Lisa and her art from the 1970s. There is also an ad about her embroidery in the magazine Zig Zag – Monthly of the New York Enthusiasts from February / March 1973 and an issue from the magazine Response from March 1971 with the article "Stitchery. You can do it too" written by Lisa.

Dates: 1974; 1976

Arthur Loewenstamm Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3132
Abstract

A few of rabbi Arthur Loewenstamm's personal documents and several of his published writings.

Dates: 1905-1935

Beiner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11129
Abstract

The collection contains documents of Ernst Beiner and his family, including documents pertaining to his studies and work in pharmacy and dentistry, family photographs, and a file of material regarding his restitution claim against Germany after World War II. Also included are documents of the family of Biener's wife Fanny Beiner née Karpf.

Dates: 1908-1999

Benno Jacob Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2118
Abstract

This contains some of the literary critic Benno Jacob's writings and correspondence.

Dates: 1898-1975

Bertha Badt-Strauss Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3945
Abstract

The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to Bertha Badt-Strauss from various writers and friends between 1940 and 1969. The letters deal with topics related to emigration/immigration, Judaism, Zionism and publishing opportunities in the United States and Mexico. Included are manuscripts, poems, photographs and clippings of Badt-Strauss's correspondents, as well as some of her own writings.

Dates: 1935-2011; Majority of material found within 1940-1969

Berwin-Neisser Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25895
Abstract

This collection contains papers related to the lives of individuals belonging to the Berwin and Neisser families. The papers include documents related to the business operations of the Guttman company. as well as documents related to the emigration of the Berwin and Neisser families to Israel and the United States. The materials include correspondence; official documents; newspaper clippings; publications; and photographs.

Dates: 1890-2011; Majority of material found within 1938-1969

Birthday albums for Harry Harter

 Collection
Identifier: ALB 238a-s
Abstract

Birthday albums for Harry Hirschberg-Harter, prepared by his son Dieter (Donald).

Dates: 1934-1954

Breslau (now Wroclaw, Poland) Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2355
Abstract

The collection contains manuscripts and other documents as well as publications pertaining to the Jewish community in Breslau.

Dates: 1786-1991

Bruck-Jacobson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25579
Abstract

The Bruck-Jacobson Family Collection holds documentation of and genealogical research on this family as well as of members of the related Bruck and Flato families. The collection includes official papers, genealogical notes and family trees, personal and educational papers, receipts, paper currency, research notes, certificates, a handwritten cookbook and a handwritten housekeeping manual, a diary, photographs, and a sketch of a family residence.

Dates: 1868-2012

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

Edward Luft Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6957
Abstract

Various articles, excerpts, maps, and books related to the Jewish community in Posen/Poznan, collected by Edward Luft.

Dates: 1698-2009

Emigration Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1989 / MF 894 / MM 129
Abstract

Emigration 1864-1952: This collection - encompassing about 90 years - contains papers about the situation and persecution of Jews in Eastern European countries (Russia, Poland, Roumania, Bulgaria, Lithuania). Papers describe the activities of various relief organizations. There are more than 170 papers (ca.900 pages), about half of them written in German, about 30 each in French or English, over 20 in Yiddish and some in Polish. A printed appeal of the Reichsausschuss fuer Russisch-Juedische Fluechtlingshilfe, Berlin (1929) carries among others the signatures of Leo Baeck and ALbert Einstein. (VI, 16).

Dates: 1864-1995

Erich Ahrens Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4384
Abstract

The collection is composed of personal documents of Erich Ahrens and various manuscripts and translations.

Dates: 1911-1972

Ernst and Ruth Lissner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25521
Abstract

This collection documents Ernst Lissner and Ruth Lissner née Stern (1924-1998), in particular Ruth's time in England after leaving Germany via Kindertransport. It includes correspondence and documents.

Dates: 1902-1985; Majority of material found within 1939-1944

Ernst Marcus (Breslau) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25006
Abstract

This collection contains materials relating to Breslau lawyer Ernst Frederick Marcus. It includes his personal correspondence, as well as professional documents showing his efforts to keep working as an attorney in Breslau under the Nazi government. Additional materials include items relating to the Jews of Breslau, photographs, vital documents, and other records.

Dates: 1908-1983; Majority of material found within 1954-1980

Ernst Warschauer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5784
Abstract

The collection contains personal papers, vital documents, correspondence, and memoirs of two generations of Warschauer and Casper families.

Dates: 1868-1988; Majority of material found within 1919-1972

Eva Heilberg Schäffer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25411
Abstract

The collection consists of private correspondence, personal documents and writings of Eva Heilberg Schäffer, her parents, her husband Hans Schäffer, her daughters and other relatives and friends.

Dates: 1849-1995; Majority of material found within 1890-1945

Eva Lesser Stricks Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10582 / MF 1043
Abstract

The collection consists of official papers, documenting the life of Eva Lesser Stricks, of her parents and her husband from Berlin via Shanghai to Cincinnati.

Dates: 1939-1997

Falk Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 863
Abstract

This collection contains materials pertaining to anniversaries of the Falk family.

Dates: undated, 1885-1938

Felix Klein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25356 / MF 1034
Abstract

The Felix Klein Collection documents the work and life of the Vienna-born graphologist Felix Klein. Prominent among the collection is his work as a graphologist and founder of the National Society for Graphology. The papers consist of official documents, newspaper articles, publications, manuscripts and a few photographs.

Dates: 1930-2001; Majority of material found within 1965-1994

Ferdinand Cohn gravesite collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 12018
Abstract

Correspondence documenting the ultimately successful efforts of Prof. Jörg Hacker, Dr. Donald Harter, and others to restore the gravesite of the microbiologist Ferdinand Cohn in Wrocław, Poland (formerly Breslau). Also included are photographs of the grave, as well as off-prints of articles about Ferdinand Cohn.

Dates: 1948-1999; Majority of material found within 1997-1998

Franz Landsberger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2318
Abstract

This collection contains several letters Landsberger received from various notables, as well as transcribed correspondence and other materials on Ludwig Meidner and Anita Rée.

Dates: 1903-1970

Freund Family Collection, Gross-Strehlitz

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6485
Abstract

The collection comprises primarily documents regarding the legal battle of the Freund family to receive restitution for losses during World War II.

Dates: 1932-1986

Fritz Haber Collection

 Collection
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.

Dates: 1907-1960

Fritz Reiche Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25185
Abstract

Papers in this collection pertain to the academic life and career of theoretical physicist Fritz Reiche in Germany and the United States. Included are a curriculum vitae, memoirs, letters of recommendation, clippings from public documents such as newspaper articles, faculty letters, obituaries, as well as some personal correspondence, a death certificate, a manuscript and a few photographs.

Dates: 1928-2005; Majority of material found within 1939-1969

Frost and Wegner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6468
Abstract

This collection holds the documents of Ismar Frost, his wife Rose Frost (née Wegner) and their family. The collection consists of private correspondence, professional and official correspondence, a large amount of restitution documents, personal documents and family photographs. It also holds Ismar Frost’s and other’s writings – fiction and non-fiction.

Dates: 1871-2003; Majority of material found within 1903-1969

Gerald M. Friedman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10969 / MF 892
Abstract

Correspondence and other documents pertaining to Gerald Friedman and the Friedman family.

Dates: 1921-2002

Gerard Braunthal Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25134
Abstract

About half of this collection covers the genealogy of the Braunthal family in France, Austria, Poland, the Ukraine, and the United States as documented by Gerard Braunthal. The other half is devoted the restitution claims made by Frieda Silbermann (later Frances Selby), one of the Braunthal family members. Materials include genealogical tables, vital documents, correspondence, legal documents, and financial records.

Dates: 1880-2004