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Zürich (Switzerland)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Albert Einstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 136 / MF 549
Abstract This collection contains letters and notes by Albert Einstein, as well as photographs, clippings, items commemorating Einstein, the Einstein family tree, and autographs. The collection also includes a guest book from 1929 from Einstein's house in Caputh with entries made by guests who visited the house.
Dates: 1700s-1998; Majority of material found within 1879-1998

Andreas Meyer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 716
Abstract The collection contains various materials pertaining mostly to Andre (Andreas) Meyer.
Dates: 1909-2003

Esslinger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4991
Abstract This collection contains genealogical information and documents related to the Esslinger, Bloch, and Leib families from Württemberg, Konstanz and Zurich, as well as Isidor Esslinger who immigrated to the US State of Indiana in the 1850s.
Dates: 1838-1981

Ester Rosenstark Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25238
Abstract The Ester Rosenstark Family Collection contains mostly photographs, which document Ester's early life in Zurich, the family's emigration to Palestine and their life there. Most photos are in a small format and in black and white. Also included are official and some personal documents, as well as a short overview of Ester Rosenstark's family members and their relations.
Dates: 1880s-2005; Majority of material found within 1930-1942

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

Gertrud Kolmar Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1346
Abstract This collection is comprised mainly of typescript drafts of a collection of correspondence between Kolmar and Hilde Wenzel, along with some original and photocopied correspondence and family documents.
Dates: 1867-1965

Herbert Joseph Mansbach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7073
Abstract This collection contains official documents and official and personal correspondence illustrating the dentistry student Herbert Mansbach's time as a refugee in Switzerland and his attempts to emigrate.
Dates: 1938-1941

Joseph Schmidt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2604
Abstract This collection contains personal, professional, and legal correspodence of the famous tenor Joseph Schmidt and some of his family members, as well as some personal papers including several identification cards. Two audio recordings are filed separately in the LBI A/V Collection.
Dates: 1939-1996; Majority of material found within 1939-1968

Judith Sander collection

 Collection
Identifier: DM 309
Abstract Materials by and about the opera soprano Judith Sander, including original documents, clippings, photographs and sound recordings.
Dates: 1924-c.1946

Kurt Hirschfeld Collection

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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

Kurt Hirschfeld Correspondence Collection

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Identifier: AR 25708
Abstract The Kurt Hirschfeld Correspondence Collection largely contains correspondence sent to theater director Kurt Hirschfeld by authors and dramatists as well as personal acquaintances. Much of the collection centers around the production of theatrical works as well as news of his correspondents, among whom numbered well-known German-language dramatists and authors. A few letters of Hirschfeld's as well as letters to his wife following his death are also included, as are some unpublished manuscripts of poems and essays of his correspondents.
Dates: 1907, 1938-1992; Majority of material found within 1946-1964

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

Moritz Sobernheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 668
Abstract The collection contains copies of various materials accumulated in the course of Moritz Sobernheim's work at the German Foreign Office.
Dates: 1918-1932

Nora Kronstein-Rosen Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25257
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, predominantly addressed to Nora Kronstein-Rosen (née Kronstein). Prominent topics are art and the relationship between Nora and her mother, Ilona Kronstein (née Neumann), as well as the relationship between Nora and her aunt Klara Mueller (née Neumann). Also included is visual and art-related material.
Dates: 1937-2005; Majority of material found within 1938-1967

Paul Proskauer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25641
Abstract This collection holds the correspondence and papers of the professor Paul Proskauer, his brother Henry (Hans) Proskauer, and to a lesser extent, his parents. Although personal correspondence comprises the bulk of the collection, an additional focus is his and his brother's professional reviews and articles. Further materials include official documents, photo and postcard albums, programs, a diary and newspaper and magazine clippings.
Dates: 1926-2009; Majority of material found within 1943-1980

Philipp Loewenfeld Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 789
Abstract The Philipp Loewenfeld Collection mainly consists of legal documents and correspondence with Loewenfeld's colleagues.
Dates: 1850-2006; Majority of material found within 1909-1934

Stern Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 752
Abstract The collection contains documentation of the Stern family, including a passport for Abram Süskind Stern; letters for the appointment of mathematician Moritz Abraham Stern as associate professor and professor at the University of Göttingen; brief obituary for historian Alfred Stern; and notes on the life of Süsskind Stern. Of particular interest is a mohel book from the ancestors of Moritz Abraham Stern in Frankfurt am Main with 55 pages of handwritten entries dating from 1698 to 1826.
Dates: 1698-1936