Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Adolf Loebel Collection
The Adolf Loebel Collection primarily documents the events of the Holocaust in Baden-Württemberg with an extensive amount of newspaper clippings. To a smaller extent it shows a few of the experiences of Adolf Loebel, head of the Jewish community in Heidelberg. In addition to the many newspaper clippings the collection contains circular letters and announcements, some correspondence, a list of Jews in Baden from 1940 and a few photographs.
Arthur Salz Collection
Arthur Salz was a professor of economics and sociology at the University of Heidelberg from 1916 until 1933, when he was forced to leave Germany. After spending a year at the University of Cambridge, Salz became a professor of economics at the Ohio State University from 1934 until his retirement in 1952. This collection focuses solely on Salz's academic work; there are no personal papers. Included are drafts and finished publications by Salz on economic theory and methodology as well as social and political policies mainly in Germany and the United States from World War II to the beginning of the Cold War. Series I consists of unpublished papers such as notes, drafts, and manuscripts, and Series II holds Salz’s finished publications.
Else Richthofen-Jaffé Letters
The Else Richthofen-Jaffé Correspondence primarily consists of the family correspondence of this social scientist. Much of the collection consists of Else Richthofen-Jaffé's correspondence with her adult children and their families, although some correspondence with other family members or other close individuals is also present. In addition the collection contains parts of an unpublished work on the family and some genealogical notes.
Emil J. Gumbel Collection
This collection documents the political and professional work of left-wing pacifist and academic statistician Emil J. Gumbel (1891-1966). It includes his political and professional writings, scrapbooks of printed material about him, and subject files concerned with Nazi terror and World War Two.
Frieda Hirsch Collection
"Mein Weg von Karlsruhe ueber Heidelberg nach Haifa" is the memoir of Frieda Hirsch (née Goldberg) (1890- ). She describes the history of her parents, her upbringing in Karlsruhe as daughter of a well-to-do Jewish-orthodox family, her education at a humanistic high school (Gymnasium), her university studies (medicine) in Heidelberg, Karlsruhe and Breslau (1908-1913), and life during World War I in Karlsruhe and Heidelberg. She married Albert Hirsch (1887-1954) in 1915, a medical student and member of the Zionist student organization "Verein Juedischer Studenten" and settled in Heidelberg, where Albert worked as a pediatrician. Frieda Hirsch tells about life in Heidelberg, the births and upbringing of her children, various friendships (among others with Georg Hermann, Frieda Reichmann, Erich Fromm, and Eugen Taeubler), Zionist activities of her husband, and first anti-Semitic persecutions in Heidelberg in 1933. She gives detailed testimony of her emigration from Heidelberg via Salzburg and Triest to Haifa, where the family settled, of the difficult first years in Palestine with her husband opening a new medical office, and describes her experiences during World War II in Haifa, the founding of the state of Israel in 1948 and moving to Kiryat Ono after her husband's death in 1954.
The second text, an attachment of Hirsch's memoir, contains a genealogical table and a detailed history of Frieda Hirsch's (née Goldberg) and Albert Hirsch's families.
Hannah Busoni Collection
This collection documents the life of Hannah Busoni (née Apfel) and her husband, the artist Rafaello Busoni, son of the renowned composer, Ferruccio Busoni. The collection consists primarily of personal correspondence and photographs, but also includes Portuguese newspaper clippings. There are also four court cases pertaining to the defense attorney, Dr. Alfred Apfel, Hannah's father.
Hannelore Daniels Collection
This collection contains mostly Hannelore Daniel’s diaries which reflect her everyday life, childhood memories, and Holocaust experiences as well as her creative writing on similar topics. Most of the material is written in old German script.
Harry J. Marks Collection
This collection primarily chronicles the time Harry J. Marks, later a professor of history, spent as a graduate student in Germany during the early 1930s. It also includes description of earlier travel and some later correspondence in addition to biographical information and genealogical research. The collection consists primarily of the diaries and correspondence of Harry J. Marks but also includes some letters sent to him, budgeting notes, and family trees of the Hirschbach family.
Leon Dinkin Collection
This collection consists primarily of medical articles written by Dr. Leon Dinkin. It also includes some correspondence, an obituary, and a political article by Dinkin.
Luise Antonie Lenel Collection
The collection pertains to the life of Luise Antonie Lenel, known as Toni, and members of her extended family. It includes documents and photographs of her youth in Germany, correspondence and personal items from her time as a student in Europe, and extensive correspondence with her mother and siblings once she emigrated to the United States. Personal documents include an Ahnenpass, a required document of ancestry under the Nazi regime.
Meier Spanier Collection
The collection comprises the personal documents, correspondence and manuscripts of Meier Spanier.
Sigmund Weinberger Family Collection
The collection includes official and personal documents pertaining to Sigmund, Selma and Erna Weinberger as well as photographs of the family, World War I sites and medical staff.
Wimpfheimer Family Collection
The collection holds the documents and correspondence of the Wimpfheimer family from Karlsruhe. The collection covers the Wimpfheimers’ emigration to Switzerland and later the United States as well as their restitution efforts regarding the family’s malting factory in Karlsruhe.