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Rīga (Latvia)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Auerbach Rivers Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25758
Abstract

This collection contains materials of genealogical research from six different families. They include: genealogical information, photographs, birth, death and naturalization records, family sheets listing basic biographical information as well as census records and passenger manifests.

Dates: 1905-2014

Burack Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10193
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, and clippings on the Burack Family, as well as Siegfried Burack's World War I journal.

Dates: 1916-1996

Clara Michelson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25196
Abstract

The Clara Michelson Collection documents the life and work of the writer and graphologist Clara Michelson. The main subjects of the collection are her writings and her publications. The collection consists of manuscripts, a list of manuscripts, correspondence, publications and a photograph.

Dates: 1910-1940, 2005-2008

Deportations to Riga Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25096
Abstract

This collection comprises deportation lists from several German cities to Riga.

Dates: 1941-1942

Gertrude Schneider Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3348
Abstract

The centerpiece of this collection is Gertrude Schneider's manuscript describing daily life in the ghetto of Riga, including sections on education, Zionist activity, cultural activity, resistance, and the liquidation of the ghetto. Supplementary research materials include lists of Jews deported from Vienna and transcriptions of the trials of Viktor Bernhard Arajs and Kurt Maywald.

Dates: 1941-1980

Kohn-Kann-Arnstein Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6597
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence between Paul Arthur Metzger and Richard Kohn and the correspondence of Lilly Kann as well as eulogies for Paul Kann and Minna Kohn and the Mayer Kohn family tree (1796-1936). All items are photocopies.

Dates: 1935-1942

Max Michelson Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25195
Abstract

The Max Michelson Family Collection documents the life of a Latvian Jewish family living in Riga. The main subjects of the collection are correspondence between family members, who moved abroad and those who stayed in Riga and some family pictures. The collection consists of letters, genealogical information and photographs. Languages: The collection is in German, Russian and English.

Dates: 1914-1942, 2004-2005

Norman Patz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-997
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, photographs and negatives of sites and trips taken, material concerning Soviet Jewry activism and Synagogue services, and trip reports of visits to Jews in the Soviet Union.

Dates: 1970-2007; Majority of material found within 1985 - 1989

Werner and Vera Gamby Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25617
Abstract

This family collection primarily focuses on the immigration of Werner and Vera Gamby from Hamburg to New York. In addition, it documents the immigration of Vera Gamby's parents and the attempted immigration and later deportation of Werner's mother, aunt, and other family members. The collection also contains documentation and research on family genealogy and photographs of family members. The collection includes correspondence, photographs and photo albums, official documents, family trees, and unpublished manuscripts by family members.

Dates: 1885-2013; Majority of material found within 1939-1945

Wladimir G. Eliasberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3267
Abstract

The Wladimir G. Eliasberg Collection documents the lives of the members of the Eliasberg family and to a lesser extent professional activities of Wladimir Eliasberg. The collection consists of personal correspondence, writings, vital and professional documents, and printed materials.

Dates: 1875-2003