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Jews -- Germany -- Berlin -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Philipp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 290
Abstract

Various documents pertaining to Alfred Philipp’s work as a community rabbi and a scholar, primarily his doctoral thesis about Werner Sombart’s work ´Die Juden und das Wirtschaftsleben´ (“Jews and the economy”).

Dates: 1924-1942

Arno Kornhauser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25265
Abstract

The Arno Kornhauser Collection includes documents pertaining to the Kornhäuser and Klein families in Kraków and Berlin, including their business dealings and role in the Jewish community.

Dates: 1861-1943; Majority of material found within 1912-1943

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

Berlin Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 88
Abstract

The collection consists of various materials covering aspects of the Berlin Jewish community’s history from the 1880s to the 1990s, concentrating on documents from the community’s sole official congregation, “Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin”.

Dates: 1849-1991

Bernhard Proskauer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3711
Abstract

The collection contains documents pertaining to chemist Bernhard Proskauer (1851-1915), his son physician Arthur Proskauer (1880-1960); and his maternal grandfather Gottschalk Rosenberg.

Dates: 1830-1970

Charles Leigh Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10746
Abstract

The collection contains a compilation of letters sent to Charles Leigh (formerly Karlheinz Liebenau) and his sister Helga in England, where they had immigrated via Kindertransport, from their parents Max Liebenau and Dora Liebenau née Simke in Berlin. The letters are dated from May 1939, the time of their arrival in England, to November 1941, when their parents were deported to Riga. Photocopies of the original correspondence are accompanied by English translations.

Dates: 1939-2008

Clara Grunwald Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7014
Abstract

The Clara Grunwald Collection consists of photocopies of the correspondence of Margarethe Lachmund during World War II, including numerous letters from Clara Grunwald.

Dates: 1941-1944

Erna Weingold Kleinermann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11787
Abstract

The collection contains documentation of the Erna Weingold Kleinermann family, including vital records, identity cards and passports, school certificates, and correspondence.

Dates: 1897-1948

Ernst von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 43
Abstract

The collection contains certificates issued and signed by various heads of state throughout Europe conferring medals and honors upon Ernst von Mendelssohn-Bartholdy; letters to Mendelssohn-Bartholdy from Bernhard von Bülow, Otto von Bismarck, and Auguste Viktoria; and handwritten letter from Mendelssohn-Bartholdy to historian Adolf von Harnack regarding collections at the Königliche Bibliothek zu Berlin, of which Harnack was director.

Dates: 1878-1908

Evelyn Benson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25433
Abstract

The Evelyn Benson Collection consists of documents on six German Jewish nurses that were compiled for Benson's research on the history of Jewish women in nursing. Documents include correspondence, photographs, manuscripts, photocopies of official documents, and clippings.

Dates: 1926-1942, 1987-2010; Majority of material found within 1987-2001

Hanna Oppenheimer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11642
Abstract

The collection contains documentation of the Hanna Oppenheimer family, including business documents, family documents, diaries, and family trees.

Dates: 1867-1940

Hennigson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4114
Abstract

The collection contains documentation of the Hennigson and related families, including family trees; birth, educational, citizenship, and military service certificates; marriage contracts; wills; wedding and funeral announcements; and correspondence. An antisemitic pamphlet about Hungarian Jews is located in folder 8.

Dates: 1830-1966

Herbert Seeliger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3957 / MF 565
Abstract

The Herbert Seeliger collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and clippings pertaining to Berlin’s Jewish community life. A large part documents Seeliger’s work on an extensive history of the Jews in Berlin.

Dates: 1936-1959

Herzberg Family Collection, Berlin

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3675
Abstract

The collection contains documentation of four generations of the Herzberg family of Berlin, including Moses Herzberg, Joseph Herzberg (1799-1871), Philipp Herzberg (1846-1916), and Bruno Herzberg (1887- ).

Dates: undated, 1813-1970

Howard Posener Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11798
Abstract

The collection contains documentation of the lives of Heimann Posener and Jenny née Reinhold in Germany and their emigration from Germany to the United States via England. Included are various identity cards; correspondence pertaining to obtaining American visas and ship tickets; and correspondence pertaining to storing furniture and household goods in Germany and shipping the items to the United States.

Dates: 1904-1978

Irma Klausner-Cronheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 751
Abstract

The collection contains notes about and eulogy for Dr. Irma Klausner-Cronheim, her remembrances of her life and work, donation receipts, doctoral dissertation, and diplomas.

Dates: 1901-1959

Isidor Choyke Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1341
Abstract

The collection contains items pertaining to the life and work of lawyer Isidor Choyke, particularly items documenting his legal career. The collecion also contains some family documents, including birth, vaccination, and school certificates.

Dates: 1869-1920

Jüdisches Adressbuch für Gross-Berlin

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10980
Abstract

Photocopies on acid-free paper of the Jüdisches Adressbuch für Gross-Berlin, Ausgabe 1929-1930 (Jewish Address Directory for Greater Berlin)

Dates: 1930-1931

Ludwig Oelsner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5267
Abstract

The collection contains documents pertaining to the life and work of historian Ludwig Oelsner. Included in the collection is bound book of poetry containing 106 handwritten poems by Oelsner; a bound album containing university degrees, certificates, handwritten and signed letters by historian Leopold von Ranke, articles by Oelsner, articles about Oelsner's career, book reviews, obituaries, eulogies, and photograph of Oelsner on the cover; honorary doctoral diploma with seal from the University of Wrocław; and membership certificate of the Freies Deutsches Hochstift. The collection also contains three Red Cross letters between Anna Mottek in London and her brother-in-law Eugen Mottek in Berlin dated between February 1941 and January 1942.

Dates: 1846-1942

Records of the Administration of the Berlin Community

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6121 / MF 587
Abstract

The collection contains records from the administration and executive committee of the Berlin Community from 1933-1938.

Dates: 1933-1938

Ruth Warschawzik Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11786
Abstract

The collection contains documentation of Ruth DeJay née Warschawzik and Otto DeJay, formerly Otto Dietsche, including vital records, passports and identity cards, school certificates, military service records, correspondence, biographical notes, and family trees.

Dates: 1910-1971

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

William Graetz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4121 / MF 567
Abstract

Personal documents of William Graetz, including military papers, and membership and identity cards. Records of ORT committees, minutes of executive committee meetings, correspondence and reports of the activities of ORT branches during the years 1926-1970 in Argentina, Bessarabia, Bolivia, Brazil, France, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, South Africa, Switzerland, and the USSR, also including letters from Leo Baeck. Records of the Jewish community of Berlin, in 1929 and 1930, including correspondence on juvenile care, financial reports, and meeting minutes. The following individuals are mentioned in this collection: Graetz, William; Baeck, Leo; Syngalowski, Aron; Lvovitch, David; Frumkin, Jacob; Sadler, Ilse.

Dates: 1915-1974