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Antwerp (Belgium)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

David Trotsky (1904-1945) Collection

Identifier: RG 235
Overview This collection contains materials collected by David Trotsky relating to the Jewish community of Belgium in the inter-war period. Materials include printed documents, posters, reports, meeting minutes, and newspaper clippings, mainly pertaining to the Jews of Brussels and Antwerp.
Dates: 1907-1940; Majority of material found within 1920-1938

[Elizabeth Melamid collection]

Identifier: AR 25691
Overview The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to the siblings Elisabeth and Margaret Jonas in Kent, England from their parents Julie and Julius Jonas and others in Hamburg, 1938-1939. Also included is the guestbook of the Melamid family in Antwerp and in New York, 1933-1949, containing signatures, drawings and photographs.
Dates: 1933-1949; Majority of material found in 1938-1939

Erna Weingold Kleinermann Collection

Identifier: AR 11787
Overview The collection contains documentation of the Erna Weingold Kleinermann family, including vital records, identity cards and passports, school certificates, and correspondence.
Dates: 1897-1948

Ferdinand and Emmy Lichter Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25455
Overview The Ferdinand and Emmy Lichter Family collection holds documents and personal as well as official correspondence of family members, friends, acquaintances, and public and private institutions. Prominent topics include refuge and refugee relief for the Lichters and the communication between family members describing their health, environment etc. in various refugee camps. The collection comprises vital documents, official certificates, emigration papers, correspondence, postcards, and some notes.
Dates: 1939-1951; Majority of material found within 1940-1944

Gertrude Maisel Collection

Identifier: AR 10855 / MF 636
Overview The collection contains diverse personal documents relating to Gertrude Pollatschek nee Maisel's war-time experiences including documents related to emigration including card from Antwerpsch Comiteit voor Joodsche Vluchtelingen, personal correspondence sent through German Red Cross, correspondence with American Consulate regarding visa, affadavits, photograph of actress Hilde Wegener and actor Otto Tessler, medical and tax certificates, ice cream recipes from Dr. Oetker.
Dates: 1920-1999

Mandel Herrmann Family Collection

Identifier: AR 11934
Overview The collection documents the immigration to New York City of Sophie and Fritz Herrmann, her parents Chaim and Pauline Mandel, and his mother Gertrud Herrmann, which had led them through Belgium, France, Cuba, and Venezuela. Documents include passports and other identity records, as well as various official documents and a few photographs.
Dates: 1884-1971; Majority of material found within 1937-1952

Martha Lipmann Collection

Identifier: AR 6355
Overview Official, legal and personal correspondence documenting Erich Lipmann's (also known as Eric Lipman?) attempts for securing an immigration visa to the United States or Cuba for his mother Martha Lipmann in Germany.
Dates: 1927-1980; Majority of material found within 1936-1942

Salamon Dembitzer Collection

Identifier: AR 4212 / MF 673
Overview This collection describes the professional life of the writer Salamon Dembitzer, who is best known as a Yiddish poet and the author of Visas for America, a novel on the situation of Jewish refugees during World War II. Included in these papers are manuscripts of his poetry, newspaper articles, and novels as well as reviews of his work, correspondence, and biographical information on him.
Dates: 1908-1975

The Edmund and Berta Wachs Collection

Identifier: AR 25093
Overview The Edmund and Berta Wachs Collection consists of documents of Edmund, his wife, and their daughter, and correspondence from official authorities, friends, and relatives. Prominent topics are the emigration from Europe, the imprisonment of Edmund Wachs in 1938, and his job applications. The documents include official certificates, taxation papers, a student registration book, and identification papers.
Dates: 1933-1950, 2000; Majority of material found within 1938-1939