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France

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 53 Collections and/or Records:

Anny Bernstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10411
Abstract The collection holds Anny Bernstein’s correspondence, which she received from her family in Vienna, Austria and other places, while living in New York. Also included is an offprint with an article about Ann’s husband Frank Zwillinger (1909-1989).
Dates: 1916-1996; Majority of material found in 1939-1941

Arthur Abelmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25372
Abstract This collection documents the life of pharmacist and entrepreneur Arthur Abelmann. It contains materials about his personal and professional life, including his service in World War I. The bulk of the material concerns Chemiewerk, the pharmaceutical firm he founded in 1920 and cultivated for 13 years. In 1933, Abelmann was forced to resign his leading position and then to sell the company in one of the earliest cases of "Aryanization."
Dates: 1888-1950, 1997-2000s; Majority of material found within 1920-1934

Axis Victims League Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7219 / MF 501
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, reports, memos and other office papers
Dates: 1942-1966

Carola S. Trier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25039/MF 771
Abstract The Carola S. Trier collection consists of the personal documents of Carola S. Trier. The bulk of the collection consists of her memoirs, covering a period from 193 to 1942. The collection also includes Carola S. Trier's personal and official correspondence and personal documents, as well as notes and notebooks by her father, Eduard Strauss. Also included clippings, mostly from The New York Times and Aufbau.
Dates: 1910-2000

David Balter Archive

 Collection
Identifier: YUM 03
Abstract The David Balter Ccollection includes materials pertaining to World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of printed materials: brochures, newspapers, magazines, and clippings, and German propaganda leaflets. Other materials include photographs, small amount of personal correspondence, and General Orders of the 79th Infantry Division.
Dates: 1930s-1990s

Edgar Trier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6443
Abstract The Edgar Trier Collection documents Edgar Trier’s military career, first as a member of the French Foreign Legion and then as a soldier in the Unites States Army. The collection consists of personal materials as well as Army related materials such as personal correspondence, memoirs, military orders and reports, certificates, photographs, and clippings.
Dates: 1940-1960s

Edouard Roditi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7058
Abstract The collection documents professional activities of Edouard Roditi as a art historian and critic and consist of manuscripts, notes, research files, and a wealth of art catalogues, press release, photographs, and exhibit invitations.
Dates: 1920-1989

Elisabeth Lunau Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6461
Abstract The Elisabeth Lunau Collection documents Elisabeth Lunau’s personal life and her research on her father, Ludwig Marum, a Minister in the Weimer Republic and a prominent figure in the Socialist movement; the collection also documents Elisabeth Lunau’s research on her family’s genealogy. The collection consists of correspondence, vital-, immigration-, and financial documents, photographs, lists, genealogical tables, manuscripts, notes, and printed materials.
Dates: 1750s-1997; Majority of material found in 1916-1997

Emil J. Gumbel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7267
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1912-1967

Ernst Fuerth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25559
Abstract The Ernst Fuerth Collection primarily documents the life of this businessman after he had immigrated to France as well as providing information on the lives of his daughter and her family in the United States. Much of the collection consists of correspondence, but there are also official documents used during immigration and a diary.
Dates: 1854-1972; Majority of material found within 1938-1943

Gerda Dittmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10484
Abstract The Gerda Dittmann Collection includes personal and business materials pertaining to the Dittmann and Ottensooser families and consists of correspondence, personal, business, and legal documents, clippings, poetry, and notebooks.
Dates: 1889-1979

Guide to the Records of Sephardic House

 Collection
Identifier: ASF AR 10
Abstract Sephardic House was established in 1978 as a correction to the often-overlooked contributions of the Sephardic community to American-Jewish culture. The Records of Sephardic House documents the administrative, programming, and publishing activities of Sephardic House since its founding. Such documents include financial records, meeting minutes, correspondence, artist portfolios, press releases, photographs, slides, and much more.
Dates: undated, 1930-2010; Majority of material found in 1979-2003

Papers of Hannah Ruth London

 Collection
Identifier: P-347
Abstract Collection contains research notes and writings relating to London's works on early American Jewish portraits, miniatures, and silhouettes; this includes family histories of the subjects of the artwork, biographical information on the artists, and information about the works themselves. Also includes items relating to London's personal life, such as her genealogy and a notebook of letters written by her son Robert who was killed in action in World War II during his service in the army; notes, manuscripts, and published and unpublished articles and poetry; art catalogs; legal documents; lantern slides; photographs; correspondence; newspaper clippings; genealogical charts; handwritten sheet music; military medals; sound recordings; a theater program; and a scrapbook.
Dates: 1919-1990; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1980

Hanns Jäger-Sunstenau Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1768
Abstract This collection contains handwritten family trees and short typed reports compiled by Hanns Jäger-Sunstenau on the Anhauch, Arnstein, Eichthal, Fould, Goldschmidt, Haber, Königswarter, Morpurgo, Rothschild, and Schnapper families. All of these families were elevated into the nobility. The reports provide vital information on individual family members, a short abstract history of the family, and information on the circumstances of the family's ennoblement.
Dates: 1957-1962

Hans Frankenbach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1583 / MF 794 / MF 795
Abstract Correspondence of Frankenbach, including letters from Lion Feuchtwanger, Helmut von Gerlach, Emil J. Gumbel, and a card from Hermann Hesse.
Dates: 1867-1969

Harry Sugarman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-1042
Abstract Harry Sugarman was a Jewish soldier who served as a private during World War I. This collection consists of written materials, mainly personal letters, relating to his time in the military.
Dates: 1917-1919

Helmut Lindt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5596
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, handwritten notes and manuscripts of Helmut Lindt. Also included is correspondence of Lindt’s cousin, Fritz Bernheim.
Dates: 1939-1986

Henry Victor Besso Collection

 Collection
Identifier: ASF AR-9
Abstract The collection documents the work of Henry Besso and reflects various aspects of his professional life, personal research and writings in the field of Sephardic culture, Spanish language and linguistics, and Sephardic and Spanish history. Collection also documents Besso's involvement with Sephardic organizations and communities. Collection includes audio materials, brochures, booklets, clippings, conference procedures, correspondence, government publications, minutes, notes, photographs, printed matter, reports, speeches, and writings and translations by Henry Besso and others.
Dates: 1905-1992; Majority of material found in 1940-1976

Jacob Barosin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25275
Abstract This collection documents the academic, professional and private life of Jacob Barosin (1906-2001), a painter and artist of Russian-Jewish descent. Barosin was raised in Berlin, but he fled to France in 1933 and in 1943 survived a stint in the Gurs concentration camp. The collection primarily contains correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts, official documents, personal papers, and photographs.
Dates: 1892-1999; Majority of material found within 1926-1973

Jews in France collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4078
Abstract Original documents from France pertaining to her Jewish population during World War I; the inter-war period; and the time of German occupation during World War II. Most documents originated with the Comité français d’information et d’action auprès des Juif des pays neutres and with the Alliance Israélite Universelle.
Dates: 1915-1943

Joseph Bornstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4082/MF 650
Abstract Joseph Bornstein was one of the most accomplished journalists of Weimar Germany. His criticism of the political and social conditions in Germany in general, and of the practices of German justices in particular, made him a strong opponent of the right wing and populist parties long before the Nazis took power in Germany in 1933. Immediately after takeover, Joseph Bornstein left Germany and settled in France where he worked for various German exile newspapers. After the war broke out, he left France and managed to emigrate to the United States where he worked for the Office of War Information. After the Second World War he became a literary agent and writer of non-fiction books. The material in the Joseph Bornstein collection contains material from the post-war period of his life until his death in 1952. It consists of manuscripts, research notes, and professional and personal correspondence. An important part of this collection is material related to Joseph Roth that contains some of his notes, his poems, and correspondence with some of his friends and publishing houses.
Dates: 1917-1952

Joseph Roth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1764
Abstract Joseph Roth was one of the most prominent Austrian writers of the first half of the 20th century. Particularly his novels and newspaper essays gained him the respect of contemporary critics. Joseph Roth's papers at the Leo Baeck Institute Archives consist of handwritten and typewritten manuscripts of novels, novellas, short stories, and essays, including mostly complete manuscripts of his works Die Hundert Tage (The Ballad of the Hundred Days), Büste des Kaisers (The Bust of the Emperor), and his 'Trozki' novel Der stumme Prophet (The Silent Prophet). Joseph Roth's journalistic work is also well represented. There are a few personal items and over one hundred photographs of Joseph Roth and his wife Friederike. The Joseph Roth collection also contains correspondence with family and publishers, clippings about Joseph Roth, and reviews of his work. The addenda mostly consist of invitations to conferences and exhibitions, and scholarly articles on Joseph Roth's work and life.
Dates: 1897-1995

Julie Braun-Vogelstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25034 / MF 473
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and other materials related to the Braun-Vogelstein family.
Dates: 1743-1971

Leopold Schwarzschild Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7043 / MF 571
Abstract Correspondence with individuals and organizations, including Clifford Case, Max Eastman, the Emergency Rescue Committee, Bruno Frank, Manfred George, Hermann Kesten, H.R. Knickerbocker, Alfred Knopf, Emil Ludwig, Erika Mann, Klaus Mann, James G. McDonald, Maxwell Perkins, Victor Polzer, Curt Riess, Ernst Rowohlt, Friedrich Sternthal, Max Warburg, Franz Werfel, and Carl Zuckmayer.

Manuscripts of articles, speeches, and radio broadcasts by Schwarzschild; manuscripts and reviews of his books, including World in Trance and The Red Prussian.
Dates: 1940-1955

Ludwig Marum Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4969
Abstract The Ludwig Marum collection documents Ludwig Marum’s involvement with politics and Elisabeth Lunau’s genealogical research about the Marum family.
Dates: 1722-2004; Majority of material found within 1909-2004

Mandel Herrmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11934
Abstract The collection documents the immigration to New York City of Sophie and Fritz Herrmann, her parents Chaim and Pauline Mandel, and his mother Gertrud Herrmann, which had led them through Belgium, France, Cuba, and Venezuela. Documents include passports and other identity records, as well as various official documents and a few photographs.
Dates: 1884-1971; Majority of material found within 1937-1952

Martin Weismann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5430 / MF 846
Abstract Manuscript: "Weltgeschichte von Martin Weismann" (1834); Ms.: "Reise in Gesellschaft meines Bruders" (1837); photocopies of documents (family papers) early 19th century, including Napoleonic era.
Dates: 1810-1918, 2002

[Memoirs of Baronne Hildegard von Gumppenberg] ;

 Collection
Identifier: DM 327
Abstract Two original German manuscripts and their English translations, describing the author’s escape from Nazi Germany (written in 1942) and her subsequent life underground (written in the 1960s).
Dates: 1942-2019

Milton Weill Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-34
Abstract Milton Weill was known for his work in philanthropic Jewish organizations. Among the many presidential, vice-presidential, and board member positions he held, he was President of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies (1951-1954), Vice-President of the National Jewish Welfare Board, and a board member of the United Jewish Appeal and the American Jewish Committee. He was also the Director of the United Services Organizations, Overseer of Brandeis University's Graduate School of Social Welfare and Honorary Vice President and board member of the 92nd Street Y in New York. Prior to the 92nd Street Y, he was a board member of the 92nd Street Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association and was Honorary Chairman of the Board of Associated Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Assocations of New York. The Milton J. Weill Art Gallery is located at the 92nd Street Y. Mr. Weill graduated from Columbia University and served in France during World War I. The papers include correspondence, telegrams, postcards, maps, artifacts, posters, photographs, lectures, sketch typescripts, and scrapbooks from World War I, his tenure at the Jewish Welfare Board, and personal correspondence.
Dates: undated, 1917-1954

Mizrakh Yidisher Historisher Arkhiv

 Collection
Identifier: RG 80
Abstract Mizrakh Yidisher Historisher Arkhiv Collection consists of diverse materials that pertain to pogroms in the period between 1918 and 1921 that took place mostly in Ukraine but also in Belarus, Poland, and Russia. There is a wide variety of topics that are covered in the collection including Ukrainian-Jewish relations during a short lived Ukrainian Republic, Ukrainian-Jewish political, communal, and governmental organizations, Ukrainian government and the role of politicians and military Commanders in pogroms, most notably Symon Petlyura and Ataman Grigoriev, pogroms and its aftermath, military occupation of Ukraine by the German, Polish, Bolshevik and General Denikin’s armies and its relationship to pogroms, Jewish self-defense and relief work. Also included here are materials pertaining to the trial of Sholom Schwarzbard who was tried in France for assassination of Symon Petlyura. The collection consists of of large amount of lists and eyewitness testimonies, correspondence, complaints and petitions, reports and resolutions, statements and proclamations, memoranda and circular letters, conference materials, statues and by-laws, clippings and bulletins, military orders, and photographs.
Dates: 1717-1956; Majority of material found in 1917-1927