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Prague (Czech Republic)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

Leo Herrmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11640
Abstract

The collection contains letters and postcards to Leo Herrmann, his wife Lola Herrmann, and daughter Ruth Herrmann from various senders, including Max Brod, Franz Werfel, George Bernard Shaw, Martin Buber, and Albert Einstein.

Dates: undated, 1909-1950

Morawetz-Glaser Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25781
Abstract

The Morawetz-Glaser Family Collection documents these two Czech families, and in particular the notable events in the lives of the industrialist and philanthropist Richard Morawetz and his wife Frida (née Glaser) and of their children. The collection includes extensive family correspondence; family writings including diaries, memoirs, and poems; photographs and photo albums; family trees and genealogical research correspondence; newspaper clippings and articles; and official documents and other papers.

Dates: 1802-1997; Majority of material found within 1939-1967

Moshe and Nora Tavor collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6148 MF 838
Abstract

The collection contains official documents pertaining to Nora Tavor, née Heller and to her second husband, Moshe Tavor, formerly Fritz Tauber. Also included is some information about Nora Tavor’s first husband, Leo Baum, and about her mother Elsa Hahn.

Dates: 1922-1986

Norbert Troller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7268 / MF 500
Abstract

Extensive autobiographical manuscript by Troller, with illustrations and other supporting material, discussing his family and community, his early life, and his experiences during and after the Holocaust.

Dates: 1724; 1900-1998

Ofra D. Core Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25421
Abstract

This collection contains materials by and about Ofra Core, her husband David Uriel Core, and her father-in-law, the noted German-Jewish and Israeli philosopher Hugo Bergmann (1883-1975). The collection contains correspondence from Hugo Bergmann as well as other materials about him and his family. Materials by Ofra and David Core are also found in this collection, and include a photo album, material about the Japanese religious group Mayuka, and some of Ofra's professional materials from her career as a records manager for the United Nations.

Dates: 1909-2010

Otto Fantl Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2209
Abstract

The three scrapbooks (“Stammbücher”) by Otto Fantl were his guest books in his house in Prague. Visitors – individuals working in politics, art, literature, and science – signed the pages, often adding comments, mostly in Czech, but also in German, French, English, and Russian. There is a total of 272 entries, accompanied by obituaries and other clippings, as well as handwritten notes and photographs, providing further information about the various individuals.

Dates: 1922-1938

Papers of Berthold Jeiteles

 Collection
Identifier: RG 717
Abstract

This collection contains materials collected by Berthold Jeiteles (1872-1958) in Theresienstadt. Jeiteles, a member of a prominent family in Prague, was deported to Theresienstadt in 1939 and survived the war due to a clerical error. After the war he moved to New York and became a Talmudic scholar.

Dates: 1942-1946

Porges von Portheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 277
Abstract

Handwritten memoir (photocopy) by Moses Porges and his description of Jakob Frank's "court”, as well as typed transcripts and related correspondence.

Dates: 1959 - 1970

Prague Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 377
Abstract

The bulk of this collection consists of photographs and other illustrations of the Jewish cemetery in Prague, Prague synagogues, Prague rabbis, and others. Also included are published brochures and clippings, as well as some manuscripts.

Dates: 1904-2001

Ring Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5080 / MF 980 / MM 130
Abstract

The collection consists of documents, poetry books, and photos of the Ring family from Berlin, respectively the Sander family from Vienna. The majority of items consists of Rosa Ring's (nee Loewinsohn) handwritten poetry books, and photos of her family (her husband Jakob Ring, and their daughters Eva Ronel (nee Ring) and Gisela Judith Sander (nee Ring), an opera singer, who was known as Judith Sander).

Dates: 1898-1999

Schafranik-Popper-Gruenfeld families collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5924 / MF 842
Abstract

The collection holds mainly vital and other original documents pertaining to the Gruenfeld and Schafranik families from Moravia.

Dates: 1829-1989; Majority of material found within 1829-1912

School in Prague, 1913

 Item
Identifier: F 5155
Scope and Content Note From the Collection:

Manuscripts, materials relating to HansKohn's professional experience, materials relating to his political activities, correspondence, diaries, materials relating to his experience in World War I and as a prisoner of war, personal documents, photos, clippings.

Dates: 1913

Soccer team of the Altstaedter Gymnasium, 1908 March 21

 Item
Identifier: F 5194
Scope and Contents

Descriptive Text of Soccer Game. The following people are in this photograph: Goldschneider, Grimm, Jahrl, Kaupe, Kratschwer, Kreiher, Krizell, Kutscher, Loebl, Michalitschke, Reichmann, Richter, Vogl, Wachtel.

Dates: 1908 March 21

Taussig Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25025
Abstract

This collection consists of photocopies of documents from the Taussig family, including vital documents (passports, certificates), educational records, personal and official correspondence, family trees, photos, newspaper clippings, and restitution and International Tracing Service correspondence. Also found here are photocopies of Hildegard Taussig's report cards, and photocopies of note and letter from Karl Taussig to his daughter Else living in Palestine. The collection also contains a summary family history by Miriam Friedman Morris.

Dates: 1877-1983, 2004

Temmer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7272 / MF 889
Abstract

Most of the documents in this collection pertain to Margaret(e) Neff (other names: Margarete Temmer, Margarete Klein-Rogge, Margarete Junck, Margaret Neff-Jerome), an actress, born in Vienna in 1892, who got her first engagement at the "Deutsches Theater" in Berlin by Prof. Max Reinhardt. Later she was engaged at the "Deutsches Landestheater" in Prague, at the Berliner Staatstheater, and at the "Deutsches Nationaltheater" in Weimar.

Dates: 1892-1950

The German Judaica Collection of Yosef Goldman

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25802
Abstract

A collection of printed rare German Judaica assembled by the scholar and collector Yosef Goldman. The collection consists of books, pamphlets, and decrees.

Dates: 1519-1934

Thorsch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1878
Abstract

The collection contains documentation of the Thorsch, Hirschfeld, and Schott families, particularly vital records and family trees.

Dates: 1798-1906

Winn Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25493
Abstract

This collection primarily contains the correspondence of the Winn and Taussig families of Czechoslovakia and the United States.

Dates: 1905-1983; Majority of material found within 1926-1963