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Darmstadt (Germany)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Deborah Hertz research collection

Identifier: AR 5393
Abstract Various archival materials from archives in Hesse, Nuremberg, Trier, Oldenburg, Regensburg, Maarburg, Mecklenburg, Frankfurt, Cologne, and Luebeck, pertaining mainly to the history of conversion and assimilation of Jews in Germany. The materials were collected by Deborah Hertz for her research on the book “How Jews Became Germans”.
Dates: 1216-1943

Ephraim Ginsberg Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 592
Scope and Contents The file contains documents pertaining to the connection between the Hebrew Teachers Union, represented by Ephraim Ginsberg, and the German Teachers Union (Arbeitgemeinschaft Deutscher Lehrerverbände), and comprises two folders.
Dates: 1952-1960

[Familien- und Geschaeftserinnerungen]

Identifier: ME 554 / MM 65
Abstract Two edited typescripts by Dr. Emil Sander tell about his family and particularly about his parents, Uri and Helene.
Dates: 1931.

Gertrude Guckenheimer Collection

Identifier: AR 10042
Abstract This collection documents the family history and restitution claims of Gertrude Guckenheimer née Goldschmidt (1916-2003) and her husband Ludwig Guckenheimer (1911-1991). Half of the collection relates to the family histories and family businesses of Gertrude and Ludwig, while the other half documents the restitution claims brought by them and their family members. Included are family trees, birth, marriage, and death certificates, inheritance documents, business contracts, and personal and business correspondence, bank records, official and legal documents concerning restitution claims, and a few photographs. The history of the family businesses Herz Hachenburger Sohn and Max Baer Söhne are well documented in contracts and correspondence.
Dates: 1819-1997

Gretel Mayer Collection

Identifier: AR 10634
Abstract Materials within this collection include correspondence, photographs, family documents dating back to the 18th century, travel documents and naturalization papers.
Dates: 1736-1998

Hesse Decrees Collection

Identifier: AR 25198 / MF 647
Abstract Collection of decrees mainly related to the Jews of Hesse and Frankfurt am Main in particular.
Dates: 1705-1804

Janet Billstein Akaha Collection.

Identifier: AR 10270 / MF 620
Abstract The collection contains family trees of the extended Billstein family in Europe and in the United States.
Dates: 1997-1999

Julius and Margarete Goldstein Collection

Identifier: AR 7167 / MF 720
Abstract This collection details the life of the philosopher Julius Goldstein and his wife Margarete Neumann Goldstein. Among the topics present in these papers include German family life in the early twentieth century, the First World War and its aftermath in Germany, the political and economic changes during the Weimar Republic, German Jewish communities, and progressive Judaism. The collection is comprised largely of correspondence, diaries, and clippings, but also contains reports, publications, and personal papers.
Dates: 1834-1944; Majority of material found within 1906-1925

Karl Wolfskehl collection

Identifier: LBIJER 208
Abstract Various items pertaining to Karl Wolfskehl.
Dates: undated, 1936-1969

Max Weinmann Family Collection

Identifier: AR 2352
Abstract The collection contains items commemorating the weddings of several members of the Weinmann family. Included are items pertaining to the wedding of Sophie Hachenburger and Simon Weinmann, including a menu and handwritten book of poems and sketches, entitled Jugendbilder, dedicated to Sophie Hachenburger on the occasion of her wedding; items pertaining to the wedding of Johanna Weinmann and Jakob Burg, including a menu, poem, celebratory newspaper, and songs; and items pertaining to the wedding of Paula Weinmann and Gustav Marxsohn, including a menu, poem, and song. The collection also contains additional items pertaining to Sophie Weinmann née Hachenburger, including a certificate commemorating her bat mitzvah, and a letter from Max Weinmann to the Leo Baeck Institute regarding the Weinmann family.
Dates: 1876-1964

Oppenheimer and Sander Families Collection

Identifier: AR 6943
Abstract The Oppenheimer and Sander Families Collection provide details of family members' lives via profuse personal correspondence, especially the letters of Emilie Oppenheimer and her daughter Betty. In addition to the many letters and postcards are a family tree, some poems and notes.
Dates: 1868-1905, 2006; Majority of material found within 1868-1900

Willy May Collection

Identifier: AR 49
Abstract The collection contains documents pertaining to the Willy May, Salomon Kahn, Herz Levi, and Auerbach-Ehrlich families. Included are documents pertaining to Willy May's work as a butcher, his service in World War I, and the civilian war work of May and his wife Martha May née Levi during World War II; documents pertaining to the military service of Salomon Kahn and Julius Kahn; documents pertaining to work the as butchers of Levi Levi II and his son Hermann Levi, as well as genealogy of their family in Griesheim; and family tree of the Auerbach-Ehrlich family from 1600 to the early 20th century, including birth and death dates and locations.
Dates: 1858-1944

Wolf-Oppenheimer Family 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