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Christian converts from Judaism

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Lessmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4728
Abstract The collection contains 77 letters and essays by Daniel Lessmann. The letters start in 1813 when Daniel Lessmann was just 19 years old and they continue to the year 1831 when he died.
Dates: 1813-1904, 1979; Majority of material found within 1813-1831

Deborah Hertz research collection

 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

Decrees Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 379
Abstract Various decrees issued by rulers before emancipation to the Jewish communities of the towns and provinces of Alsace, Augsburg, Austria, Baden, Bamberg, Berlin, Bohemia, Brandenburg, Braunschweig, Breslau, Cassel, Cologne, Dresden, Eisenach, Frankfurt am Main, Hanau, Hanover, Helmstaedt, Hessen, Karlsruhe, Leipzig, Nassau, Nuremberg, Palatinate, Potsdam, Prussia, Rawicz, Rheinfels, Saxony, Schleswig, Schwerin, Vienna, Weinheim, Wolfenbuettel, and Wuerzburg. The decrees concern many aspects of life, including economic activity and taxation, settlement rights, and the regulation of the internal life of the Jewish communities.
Dates: 1614-1846

Edmund Hadra Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1249
Abstract This collection holds papers of the physician and author Edmund Hadra. Much of the collection is composed of unpublished manuscripts of his writing, a significant part of which is autobiographical in nature and describe some of the most notable events of his life. In addition to these works are other writings on themes such as literature and art. The collection additionally contains official, educational and professional documentation, some correspondence and a few research notes.
Dates: 1877-1971; Majority of material found within 1939-1966

Edward Luft Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6957
Abstract Various articles, excerpts, maps, and books related to the Jewish community in Posen/Poznan, collected by Edward Luft.
Dates: 1698-2009

Einzig-Field Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25156
Abstract This collection contains the personal papers of members of the Einzig and Biberfeld (later Field) families. Physician Heinrich Biberfeld immigrated via Italy to New York City with his wife Johanna, two sons, and his mother-in-law in 1940. The collection includes personal correspondence with family members who had not been able to flee Germany, as well as vital records, education records, World War I military records, records of Henry Field’s medical career in Germany and New York, genealogical tables, and photographs.
Dates: 1879-2004; Majority of material found within 1914-1959

Fritz Haber Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 182
Abstract Original correspondence consists of one letter each to Peter Pringsheim (1912); Joseph Koeth (1928); and A. Sommerfeld; as well as six letters to Ernst Stern (1907-1908). A handwritten 1933 letter from Fritz Haber to Chaim Weizmann in Mannern, Switzerland (6 pages) is available as a photocopy only. Also included is a typescript by Hans Schaeffer on Jews in Breslau (photocopy), Die soziale, politische und religioese Stellung der juedischen Familien in Breslau um die Jahrhundertwende 1900. The typescript is part of a letter by Hans Schaeffer to Johannes Jaenicke, also in the collection.
Dates: 1907-1960

Fritz Haber to Richard Willstaetter

 Collection
Identifier: AR 861
Abstract Fritz Haber’s correspondence with Richard Willstaetter (all photocopies), 89 letters, 15 postal cards, 2 telegrams, 1910-1934
Dates: 1910-1934

Fritz Raphael Aronstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 46
Abstract This collection consists of materials pertaining to Fritz Rafael Aronstein.
Dates: undated, 1925-1998

Gertrud Kurth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10905
Abstract The Gertrud Kurth Collection consists of material related to Gertrud Kurth and her family members. This collection has over 5 linear feet, and includes personal documents, correspondence and manuscripts. The last 3 linear feet of the collection contain photographs, photograph negatives and slides.
Dates: 1877-1996; Majority of material found within 1920-1965

Gunter J. Neumann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25570
Abstract The collection holds papers, photographs, notes and documents pertaining to three generations of the Neumann family.
Dates: 1899-2001; Majority of material found in 1928-1940, 1964-1993

Kate and Herman Hoerlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25540
Abstract The bulk of the Kate and Herman Hoerlin Collection consists of the personal correspondence between Kate Tietz Schmid (later Hoerlin) and Herman Hoerlin in prewar Germany, 1934-1938. In addition are documents pertaining to Kate Schmid's insistence of reparations from the Third Reich for the wrongful murder of her first husband Willi Schmid and to the complexities of Kate Hoerlin's classification as a Mischling under the Nuremberg Laws, including how this factored into Kate and Hermann Hoerlin's efforts to wed when a Jewish/ Aryan marriage was forbidden. Other professional and official documents are included.
Dates: 1932-1983; 2003-2013; Majority of material found within 1934-1955

Kulturkampf Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25432
Abstract This collection contain bulletins of the anti-fascist Kulturkampf Association from London, Paris, and New York, as well as a scrapbook of clippings and correspondence of founder Erwin Kraft.
Dates: 1936-1948

Lebenserinnerungen

 Collection
Identifier: ME 1610
Abstract Recollection of Julius Kohsen’s life, including a family tree. Also available are two translations by his grandchildren, Monica Schubert (ME 939) and Gunther Steinberg (ME 1611).
Dates: 1941, 1992, 2011

Ludwig Adolf Cohn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3891
Abstract The collection contains certificates, diplomas, notes, correspondence, and other miscellaneous materials relating to Adolf Cohn.
Dates: 1846-1968

Ludwig Bendix Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3380 / MF 595
Abstract Articles
Dates: 1912-1965

Perl Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25190
Abstract This collection contains photocopies of documents pertaining to Anton Felix Perl’s emigration from Vienna to Canada, as well as has medical training and career as a physician in Canada, including school and medical certificates, correspondence, vital records, and photographs. Also included are family trees of the Perl and Richter families, as well as an essay, photographs, and clippings about Dr. Frederick Ludwig Eid, with whom Perl worked in Macklin, Saskatchewan.
Dates: 1905-2004

Perlmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 886
Abstract The Perlmann Family Collection consists of papers of members of the Perlmann and related families, including the Spiero and Jolowicz families. It includes genealogy and biographies of these families and also of members of the related Lewald and Simson families. Some material on the city of Königsberg is also present. The collection consists of correspondence, genealogical research, family trees, biographies, articles, newspaper clippings, official documents, a few postcards and photographs, a memorial book and a few pamphlets.
Dates: 1863-1979; Majority of material found within 1940-1979

Rahel Varnhagen von Ense Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 336
Abstract Original correspondence from Rahel Varnjagen as well as from her husband Karl August. Annotated handwritten transcripts of lost correspondence from and to Rahel Varnhagen, prepared before WW II. Also included are commentaries and essays.
Dates: 1793-1974

Richard G. Salomon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3862
Abstract The collection holds the papers of Richard G. Salomon, a historian of eastern European medieval history. The collection contains material documenting his professional life in Germany, his four-month journey to the U.S. in 1936, and his professional life after his emigration. It comprises correspondence, official papers, memoirs as well as articles by and on Richard G. Salomon. Additional elements of the collection are writings by Richard's relatives, e.g. his father Georg Salomon and his son, George Salomon.
Dates: 1848-1990; Majority of material found within 1934-1965

Seligsohn Kroner Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25128
Abstract The Seligsohn Kroner Family Collection consists of material that reflects the life and work of the philosopher Richard J. Kroner (1884-1974), his wife Alice Kroner née Kauffmann (1885-1968), their daughter Gerda M. Seligsohn née Kroner (1909-2002), and their son-in-law Rabbi Rudolf Seligsohn (1909-1943). The collection primarily consists of correspondence relating to the emigration experiences of each of the family members. In addition, the collection contains personal documents, newspaper clippings, off-prints of the philosophical writings of Richard Kroner, photographs, a photo album, and a few paintings.
Dates: 1850-1990; Majority of material found within 1935-1974