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Jewish women physicians

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Grete Simon, M.D. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5787
Abstract

The Grete Simon, M.D. Collection holds the papers, correspondence and photographs of Dr. Grete Simon, Dr. Adolf Simon, and Martha Simon. The collection contains personal letters, official papers relating to Adolf Simon’s education and work, as well as family photographs.

Dates: 1871-1977; Majority of material found in 1871-1900, 1940-1971

Hellmann and Kromwell Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6436
Abstract

The Hellmann-Kromwell Family Collection includes a variety of documents of genealogical interest, including wedding, birth, and death announcements and family trees, with a particular emphasis on Dr. Johanna Hellmann's life and work. Some correspondence from the physicist Lise Meitner and the education reformer Helene Lange is also present.

Dates: 1778-1982

Irene E. Barbasch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25592
Abstract

This collection contains the correspondence of Dr. Irene E. Barbasch written mainly in England during and just after WWII, as well as photographs and other documents pertaining to her relationship with Dr. Lilian P. Singer of Brno (Czech Republic).

Dates: 1883-2006; Majority of material found within 1940-1973

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

John (Hans) and Trude Schiff Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25082
Abstract

This collection documents the professional and personal lives of John (Hans) and Trude Schiff, with emphasis on John Schiff's career as a professional photographer. Although the greater part of the collection focuses on his photography, the collection additionally holds papers pertaining to the Schiffs' immigration, legal and financial papers pertaining to restitution from Germany, documentation of Trude Schiff's early medical career, and personal correspondence and photographs. Aside from the preponderance of photographs, the collection holds letters, address books, exhibit catalogs, and official documents, and a few clippings.

Dates: 1913-2001; Majority of material found within 1920s-1960s

Lilian Singer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25363
Abstract

The Lilian Singer Collection includes materials pertaining to the personal life and professional activities of Lilian Singer and some members of her family. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs; other materials include personal, educational, immigration, and professional documents, correspondence, and sketches.

Dates: early 1900s-2008

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

Margarete Katzenstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25067
Abstract

The Margarete Katzenstein Family Collection contains correspondence, letters of recommendation, contracts, and certificates regarding Margarete Katzenstein's career as a physician. The collection also contains documents and correspondence regarding Margarete Katzenstein's immigration to the USA. Post and prewar photographs are also included in this collection.

Dates: 1927-1942; Majority of material found within 1933-1941

Marianne Steinberg Ostrand Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25745
Abstract

The Marianne Steinberg Ostrand Collection documents the education, emigration, and early professional life of the physician Marianne Steinberg Ostrand as well as the lives of members of her family, especially her husband, engineer Arnold Ostrand, and her mother and siblings, with much documentation of the emigration or attempted emigration from Germany of her family members. About half the collection is correspondence. In addition it contains many educational certificates, official documents, diaries, notebooks, notes, and a friendship album, travel memorabilia, and newspaper clippings and articles.

Dates: 1926-1990

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

Trude Kersten Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25304
Abstract

The Trude Kersten Family Collection documents the family history of the Brinizters', who lived in the Altona district of Hamburg, Germany from the late 1920s until 1938. When the situation for Jews in Germany became increasingly threatening they decided to emigrate to India, Great Britain and to the U.S. Jenny Brinitzer worked as a female doctor, Eugen Brinitzer as a dermatologist, their oldest son Carl Brinitzer became famous as an author and correspondent and Ewald Kersten established an international shipping agency. Theír diverse paths of life are illustrated in several photo albums, memoirs, letters and official documents.

Dates: 1899-1989; Majority of material found within 1930s-1940s

Wolf-Oppenheimer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25665
Abstract

The Wolf-Oppenheimer Collection provides details on the lives, both personal and professional of more than three generations of members of the related Wolf and Oppenheimer families. Most prominently represented among the collection's papers are Hermann and Irene (née Oppenheimer) Wolf and their daughter Marlies (née Wolf) and Eugene Plotnik, but the papers relate to many other family members as well. The collection includes personal papers, official and educational documents, family correspondence, photographs, family trees, articles as well as personal family writing, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1843-2015