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Switzerland -- Emigration and immigration

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Rath Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25762
Abstract

This collection contains the archival papers of Arthur Rath. Most of it consists of correspondence with friends and family members. Primary topics of the collection are Arthur's life in Switzerland towards the end of World War II and the decades immediately after, correspondence with friends who were also Jewish refugees from Germany after the war, and Arthur Rath's life decisions following the displacement of his family during the war.

Dates: 1908-2013; Majority of material found within 1942-1960

Efraim Frisch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1034 / MF 510 / MF 107 / MF 116
Abstract

Editorial and personal correspondence of Efraim Frisch and his wife, Fega Frisch, with individuals and institutions.



Personal documents, manuscripts of Frisch's novels, short stories, essays, and book reviews; clippings by and about Ephraim and Fega Frisch and their work, including an essay by Alfred Vagts on Der Neue Merkur.

Dates: 1881-1984

Else Lasker-Schüler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 265
Abstract

This collection contains letters and cards sent by Else Lasker-Schüler to Carl Seelig, Georg Koch, members of the Asher family and others, as well as 3 handwrittens drafts of poems which appear in Lasker-Schüler's Hebräische Balladen .

Dates: circa 1913-2002; Majority of material found within 1913-1942

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

Gerda Lerner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25149 / MF 1008
Abstract

The collection contains materials related to several members of the Kronstein/Neumann/Mueller families; both original documents as well as additional biographical information and excerpts from Gerda Lerner's book "A Death of One's Own". The bulk consists of correspondence, mainly written from Ilona Kronstein's exile in Nice to her daughter Gerda in the United States. In one letter, Ilona Kronstein describes a brief stay in the Gurs camp. Most of the correspondence has been summarized by John and Eva Englander, the summaries are included in the folders.

Dates: 1939-1978

Individuals

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25474
Abstract

This is a collection of clippings pertaining mostly to German-Jewish individuals, whose life, accomplishment, or death had been noteworthy enough to trigger the interest of an editor at a newspaper or a journal. From the 1960s to the end of the 20th century, archivists at the Leo Baeck Institute perused dailies, immigrants’ journals and periodicals of special interest groups in the United States, in Israel, in various European countries and beyond to discover traces of the scattered survivors of German-speaking Jewry. Birthday celebrations, special anniversaries and obituaries as well as reports about deeds and accomplishments were clipped from the publications and collected. Today, these clippings bear testimony of all these individuals’ lives and German speaking Jewry as a whole.

Dates: 1960s - 1990s

Kurt Hirschfeld Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7066 / MF 608
Abstract

This collection contains materials related to Kurt Hirschfeld and others concerning the theater, plays, director's scripts, photos, and set designs.

Dates: 1910-1966

Lee Sommer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25572
Abstract

The Lee Sommer Collection primarily consists of photographic material of the Lee Sommer family. In addition it contains a small amount of family correspondence, memorial albums, and articles about Hermann Schuelein.

Dates: 1914-1971; Majority of material found within 1914-1948

Margarete Susman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1166
Abstract

This collection holds the papers of the author Margarete Susman, with a focus on the significant events of her life and her relationships with others. In addition to drafts of her memoirs the collection contains extensive correspondence with Gertrud Kantorowicz, Georg Simmel and Karl Wolfskehl. Other items include newspaper clippings, among them many obituaries, other correspondence, a few photographs and other papers.

Dates: 1905-1972; Majority of material found within 1912-1966

Martin Bier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10289
Abstract

Manuscripts and accompanying materials relating to the fate of Gustav Bier and his wife Ellen Bier-Feitler, who was of Jewish descent, under the Nazi regime. Accompanying materials include photocopied official records, photographs, etc.

Dates: 1994-1996

Wolf and Landauer Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6412
Abstract

This collection contains family trees of Wolf and Landauer families, as well as various address books and customer lists dating to the turn of the twentieth century, pertaining to the textile firm W. Wolf & Söhne, active both in Stuttgart and in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dates: 1895-1931