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Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Bondi Family Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 915

The collection contains various materials pertaining to the Bondi family, mostly concerning Aron (Alfred) Bondi and his scientific career.

Dates: 1844-2008

Ernst Heinrich Picard collection

Identifier: AR 12073
Scope and Contents

Documents relating to restitution for denied public education in the 1930s for Ernst (Ernest) H. Picard, such as his report card, a copy of his birth certificate, his Harvard medical school diploma (photocopy) and correspondence; 1935 - 1968. Also included are three dissertations required for medical degrees in Germany of Ernst Picard’s father Julius Picard (Heidelberg, circa 1920); Julius Picard’s father Hermann Picard (Strassburg, 1895); and Julius Picard’s father in law Isidor Dreyfuss (Strassburg, 1893).

Dates: 1893-1968

Fraenkel – Neugarten Family Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 189

The collection contains materials pertaining to Fraenkel – Neugarten Family.

Dates: 1877-1983

Landauer Family Collection

Identifier: AR 207

This collection contains several business papers of the cotton mill M. S. Landauer in Hürben, Baden-Württemberg, and Augsburg, Bavaria, as well as several Landauer family documents and some correspondence. A large second series consists of extensive Landauer family trees.

Dates: 1819-1979

Lekisch Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25136

The Lekisch Family collection documents personal and professional activities of Kurt Lekisch, a medical doctor originally from Mainz, Germany, who was active in his profession as well as academic research until his death in Texas in 1994. The collection also includes a small series on other members of the Lekisch family. The material mainly reflects his work as a doctor in the US but also as a volunteer practitioner in India and as a practitioner in Rhodesia. His active life as a medical researcher and publisher can be seen in his numerous publications; some of which derive from his studies at universities in Germany, Switzerland, and the US. Although the bulk of the documents consist of manuscripts and printed material, the collection also includes correspondence, photos, vital documents, and a range of certificates.

Dates: 1817–2005; Majority of material found within 1920s–1994

Martin Weismann Family Collection

Identifier: AR 5430 / MF 846

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

Max Weinmann Family Collection

Identifier: AR 2352

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

Sigmund Feist Collection

Identifier: AR 3059

This collection contains personal papers and correspondence which document the personal and professional lives of Sigmund and Toni Feist from the 1880s through their emigration to Denmark in 1939.

Dates: 1847-1945

Trepp Family Collection

Identifier: AR 4828

Most of this collection consists of photocopies of draft versions of Leo Trepp's historical accounts of German Jewish communities.

Dates: 1671-1981; Majority of material found within 1975-1981