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Bern (Switzerland)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 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

Bern Trial on the Protocols of the Elders of Zion Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 34
Abstract This collection contains materials from and about the famous Bern trial on "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion" of 1933-1935, when Swiss Jewish groups sued the Swiss Nazi party and successfully had the antisemetic Protocols declared a forgery.
Dates: 1921-1936; Majority of material found within 1934-1935

Marianne Steinberg Ostrand Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25745
Abstract The Marianne Steinberg Ostrand Collection documents the education, emigration, and early professional life of the physician Marianne Steinberg Ostrand as well as the lives of members of her family, especially her husband, engineer Arnold Ostrand, and her mother and siblings, with much documentation of the emigration or attempted emigration from Germany of her family members. About half the collection is correspondence. In addition it contains many educational certificates, official documents, diaries, notebooks, notes, and a friendship album, travel memorabilia, and newspaper clippings and articles.
Dates: 1926-1990

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

Trude Kersten Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25304
Abstract The Trude Kersten Family Collection documents the family history of the Brinizters', who lived in the Altona district of Hamburg, Germany from the late 1920s until 1938. When the situation for Jews in Germany became increasingly threatening they decided to emigrate to India, Great Britain and to the U.S. Jenny Brinitzer worked as a female doctor, Eugen Brinitzer as a dermatologist, their oldest son Carl Brinitzer became famous as an author and correspondent and Ewald Kersten established an international shipping agency. Theír diverse paths of life are illustrated in several photo albums, memoirs, letters and official documents.
Dates: 1899-1989; Majority of material found within 1930s-1940s