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Wrocław (Poland) -- Breslau (Germany) -- Vratislav

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 70 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

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

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

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

Günther Schwerin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10633
Abstract This collection contains documents pertaining to restitution claims for Schwerin family property from the German and Polish governments. Family photographs, vital records and correspondence among family members are in this collection.
Dates: 1903-1999; Majority of material found in 1938-1961

Guido Kisch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 787
Abstract The Guido Kisch Collection documents the life and professional activities of Guido Kisch, teacher, researcher, and scholar in the field of Legal History. It also documents personal and to a lesser degree professional lives of some of the other members of the Kisch family, most notably his brother, Bruno Kisch, a cardiologist, and their father, Alex Kisch, who was a rabbi and a writer. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, financial documents, minutes, notes, off prints, photographs, printed materials, and writings.
Dates: 1794-1986; Majority of material found within 1920-1971

Hans and Gerda Lindner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25713
Abstract The Hans and Gerda Lindner family collection contains photographs, correspondence, finance and legal documents, a large stamp collection, plus a small amount of family papers. Prominent topics include daily activities, family vacations, and the Lindner family's as well as business's finances.
Dates: 1921-1990, 2000-2006; Majority of material found within 1921-1988