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 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

B'nai B'rith Philatelic collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-427
Abstract Collection consists of first day of issue stamps issued by the U.S. Post office. Included with each stamp is a biographical or historical sketch of Jewish history as it relates to the stamp's theme. Sketches are organized alphabetically by subject.
Dates: 1957-1994

Den Unvergessenen (The not forgotten).

 Collection
Identifier: ALB-OS 50
Abstract Portraits and brief biographical statements of men and women, murdered during the Holocaust.
Dates: circa 1960s.

Erna Magnus Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7166
Abstract This collection comprises the research of the social worker Erna Magnus into the professional, cultural and civic activities of members of the Hamburg Jewish Community from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. It is composed entirely of index cards that record biographical and professional data on these individuals.
Dates: 1933-1938

Guide to the Elli Kohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ASF AR 22
Abstract This collection contains the research of University of Miami professor of photobiology and medical researcher Elli Kohen. Professor Kohen was a prolific writer in a variety of topics ranging from photobiology to the history of cats to the study of Ladino and Sephardic Jewry. The bulk of this collection contains his notes and drafts of essays and book chapters on the history of Sephardic and Turkish Jews.
Dates: undated, 1999-2002

Landsberger Gans Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25331
Abstract The collection contains various letters, certificates, photographs, and printed materials relating to the families of Carl Heinz Gans and Ruth Landsberger.
Dates: 1887-2008; Majority of material found within 1934-1972

Leo Wolff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4059
Abstract The Leo Wolff Collection consists of personal documents of Leo Wolff and of papers pertaining to the organizations and communities in which he was engaged. Prominent topics are his work for Jewish communities in Germany and the negative influence of Zionism. The documents include biographical articles, family history articles, newspaper issues and clippings, minutes, correspondence, newsletters, notes, and by-laws.
Dates: 1895-1939; Majority of material found within 1930s

Lore Baum Steinitz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6841
Abstract This collection contains the research and writing of Lore Baum Steinitz. The bulk of the collection focuses on her research into the history of the Wirtschaftliche Frauenschule auf dem Lande in Wolfratshausen and its students and faculty. A smaller portion of the collection relates to the histories of various members of the Baum and Steinitz families, including her own life. Included is research correspondence along with notes and copies of school documentation and publications. Several brief sketches on family members are also present.
Dates: 1860s, 1926-2004 ; Majority of material found within 1986-1992

Ludwig Misch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2073 / MF 1084
Abstract The Ludwig Misch Collection documents the musical career and life of the musicologist Ludwig Misch. Included in this collection are numerous essays and reviews about several composers, memoirs, personal correspondence and a small amount of family papers. Those documents give an impression of Ludwig Misch's varied activities in the field of music.
Dates: 1933-1967; Majority of material found within 1930s-1940s

Ludwig Philippson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2679
Abstract This collection holds the papers of rabbi Ludwig Philippson and other Philippson family members. Noteworthy items in this collection include handwritten manuscripts by Ludwig Philippson, correspondence between various family members, and diaries kept by Henriette and Moritz Philippson; the latter describes experiences as a medical student in Jena. In addition, the collection also holds manuscripts by the geographer Alfred Philippson that describe in depth family members as well as his experiences as a student, lecturer, and professor. Other items include detailed family trees, official papers, poems, notes, clippings, wills, and photographs.
Dates: 1810-1989

Ludwig Tietz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 513
Abstract The collection contains various materials pertaining to Ludwig Tietz, collected by Gustav Horn.
Dates: 1920-1979

Marta Fraenkel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4348
Abstract The Marta Fraenkel Collection holds papers and correspondence of Marta Fraenkel and her family members. Prominent topics include postwar Germany and Korea and the lives of family members who resided there. Some focus on the family genealogy is also existent. The collection comprises correspondence, personal and official papers, biographical articles, family trees, postcards and some notes.
Dates: 1890-1968; Majority of material found within 1945-1950

Moses Family of New York Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-1
Abstract This collection contains the personal and business papers of the Moses family, along with family genealogical materials. Isaac Moses (1742-1818) was a prominent New York businessman and American patriot who helped fund and supply the US forces during the Revolution. His descendants were prominent Jewish businessmen in New York who traveled internationally, and served in the Union Army during the Civil War.
Dates: undated, 1767-1941, 1971

National Jewish Welfare Board, Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-337
Abstract The collection documents the National Jewish Welfare Board's (JWB) evolution from an organization founded in 1917 to provide support for soldiers in times of war to an agency involved in all aspects of Jewish life both in the United States and abroad. In 1990 JWB recreated itself as the Jewish Community Centers Association of North America.
Dates: undated, 1889-1995 (bulk 1917-1990)

Perlmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 886
Abstract The Perlmann Family Collection consists of papers of members of the Perlmann and related families, including the Spiero and Jolowicz families. It includes genealogy and biographies of these families and also of members of the related Lewald and Simson families. Some material on the city of Königsberg is also present. The collection consists of correspondence, genealogical research, family trees, biographies, articles, newspaper clippings, official documents, a few postcards and photographs, a memorial book and a few pamphlets.
Dates: 1863-1979; Majority of material found within 1940-1979

Pinkus Family Collection

 Collection
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