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Prussia (Germany)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

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

Dr. E. Frenkel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 282
Abstract The file contains various materials pertaining to Frenkel family.
Dates: 1876-1936

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

Friedmann and Rosenthal Families

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6200 / MF 769
Abstract Family documents, genealogical tables, wedding announcements and wedding journal, map of Westprussia
Dates: [unknown]

Hammerschlag Pollack Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11995
Abstract Personal documents of Abraham Jakob Hammerschlag and his son Sally Hammerschlag such as birth certficates, certificates of citizenships (1901, Prussia, Lippe), work and trade permits, military passport, identity cards, military draft for World War I; correspondence; photos
Dates: 1835 - 1923

Harry Alderman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7052
Abstract Folder 1 contains a 1617 legal brief from the city of Frankfurt to the Holy Roman Emperor concerning the openings of Jewish stores outside of the Ghetto. The brief has 168 pages, which include supporting documents.

Dates: 1617-1891

Honigman-Bauer-Pupko Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6331
Abstract The collection consists of 5 manuscripts written by members of the Honigmann, Pupko, and Bauer families and one family tree.
Dates: 1838-1858, 1973

Irene E. Newhouse Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10479 / MF 1002
Abstract This collection contains research material on the genealogy of Irene Newhouse's ancestors, including members of the Morgenstern, Honigman, and Goldschmidt families and others, mainly from Prussia (in particular, Breslau). It includes as well the correspondence she had with cemeteries, communities and other institutions for her research as well as the family trees she found or made herself.
Dates: 1932-2008; Majority of material found within 1980-2002

Jacob Jacobson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7002 / MF 447 / MF 134
Abstract Records of several Jewish communities assembled by Jacob Jacobson.
Dates: 1450-1988

Jewish emancipation in Prussia

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10218
Abstract This collection contains research assembled by Shulamit Magnus and consists entirely of photocopies of nineteenth century Prussian documents. Included are copies of address books for the city of Cologne as well as copies of transcriptions of Prussian government documents relating to Jews, including statistics of Jewish populations, government reports and official governmental correspondence.
Dates: 1822-1873; Majority of material found within 1843-1847

Lask Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 18
Abstract The collection consists of materials pertaining to the Lask family, in particular to the fancy goods business (Galanterie- und Luxuswarengeschaeft) “Michael Lask” in Kiel (founded in 1869, and forced out of business and sold in 1938).
Dates: 1855-1952

Loewen Family Berlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6489
Abstract This collection consists of papers of the Loewen family, including Samuel Liepmann Loewen and Liepmann (Leopold) Loewen. It includes personal, business and official papers, correspondence, genealogy, a collection of wax seals, some newspaper clippings, art prints, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1774-1931; Majority of material found within 1820-1869

Nadelmann and Wolff Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25667
Abstract The Nadelmann and Wolff Families Collection provides documentation about members of the Nadelmann, Wolff, Lewinsohn, and Kann families, including details on their professions, early lives, the towns from which family members derived, and including details on the emigration and deportation of family members. The collection consists of family correspondence, photographs, genealogical research, and research on family members' hometowns.
Dates: 1809-2016

Preussischer Landesverband Jüdischer Gemeinden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3554
Abstract The collection contains documents pertaining to the Preussischer Landesverband Jüdischer Gemeinden, including descriptions of the organization and its activities; constitution and procedures; minutes; reports; accounting statements; petition to the Prussian Minister of Culture; list of member communities; and correspondence, including a letter from Arthur Lilienthal to Alfred Klee with a draft agreement for the merger of the Preussischer Landesverband Jüdischer Gemeinden and the Preussischen Landesverband gesetzestreuer Synagogengemeinden. There is also a photograph of a meeting of the organization in the former Prussian House of Lords, 1930.
Dates: 1898-1938

Selma Stern-Taeubler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7160 / MF 479
Abstract The Jewish historian and scholar Selma Stern-Taeubler was born in 1890 in Kippenheim, Baden, and was the first archivist of the American Jewish Archives. This collection is comprised of extensive research notes used by her in the preparation of her book Der Preußische Staat und die Juden (The Prussian State and the Jews). It also contains other material pertaining to her scholarly writing such as a few manuscripts, reviews of her works, and correspondence concerning publications of her writing. Some personal information is also available in the form of diaries and poetry, biographical clippings and obituaries, and a few photographs.
Dates: 1713-1995

Veit-Simon Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4015
Abstract This collection contains papers of several generations of the Veit and Simon families, including passports, letters of protection, contracts, wills, official and financial documents, and a few photographs. Some of the prominent individuals featured in this collection include Moses Mendelssohn, Dorothea Schlegel, and Meyer Amschel Rothschild.
Dates: 1763-1965