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Worms (Germany)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Liebmann Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25571
Abstract The collection mainly pertains to Abraham Liebmann and his son Wilhelm, as well as on Abraham's grandson Siegfried and his great-grandson Albert, including their wives. It contains various documents, poetry and a large amount of correspondence from the 19th century. Prominent topics are related to the education, professional and military careers, politics, and marital lives of the family members. Also included are two restitution cases.
Dates: 1809-1981; Majority of material found in 1830-1918, 1947-1960

Carola Levy Collection

Identifier: AR 257
Abstract The Carola Levy Collection holds the papers of Carola Levy Kaufmann as well as of the Levy and Feldheim families and related families. The collection consists of correspondence, article manuscripts, copies of family members' documents and newspaper clippings, and a friendship book.
Dates: 1823-1978; Majority of material found in 1840-1890, 1965-1975

Ernst Wertheimer Family Collection

Identifier: AR 3356
Abstract This collection contains vital and personal documents, photographs, clippings, and correspondence pertaining to the Wertheimer and Gutmann families.
Dates: 1857-1937

Harold Helmut Frank Collection

Identifier: AR 25322
Abstract This collection contains letters addressed to Rabbi Dr. Harold Helmut Frank in Philadelphia, primarily from 1939 to 1941. Most of the letters are from Worms, Germany or from people who used to live there, pleading with Frank for help to obtain immigration papers.
Dates: 1939-1945; Majority of material found in 1939-1941

Harry J. Hirschhorn Collection

Identifier: AR 10880 / MF 636 / MF 635
Abstract Three genealogical manuscripts of the Gans family in Germany and in Holland.
Dates: 1997

Hugo Sinzheimer Collection

Identifier: AR 25413
Abstract This collection primarily contains materials relating to Hugo Sinzheimer's professional activity as a labor lawyer and professor. It includes published writings, drafts of his 1938 book Jüdische Klassiker der Deutschen Rechtswissenschaft (Jewish Classics in German Jurisprudence), legal work files and correspondence, as well as some educational material. Some biographical information on Hugo Sinzheimer is also present, as well as a few personal items, including an illustrated biographical poem. Some writings and other papers of Ludwig Sinzheimer are included.
Dates: 1893-2001; Majority of material found in 1895-1939

Inge Worth Collection

Identifier: AR 11134
Abstract This collection contains a wide variety of material from Inge Worth and her family, reflecting Jewish life in Danzig from the late 19th century until its destruction in WWII. Folder 1 contains mostly personal documents from Inge Worth, with genealogical information and some documents from other family members. Included are: history of some of the materials and personal experience by Inge Worth (2000); Jacoby family tree and genealogical information about the family (circa 1961); school certificates of Ingeborg Josephsohn (Danzig 1934, 1938); program from music performance of her father (1937); guest list for music performances of her father (1949); speech by Ida Josephson held in Danzig on occasion of a Else Lasker Schueler celebration (1936); certificate of literacy (New York, 1944); B'nai B'rith Membership card of Eric A. Joston, Inge Worth's father (1945); calling card of Ernst Stahl with grave information (in Worms) his gravestone reads: "und das heisst ein kämpfen sein"; correspondence between Irene Worth's aunt, Edith Aron Jacoby in Germany, and the Partridge family of England, who had taken in her children (1939). Folder 2 largely contains about a 1984 Danzig synagogue exhibit in the Joslyn Museum in Omaha, as well as a typewritten recollection by Inge Worth. Folder 3 contains fragments and clippings from the Danzig Jewish newspaper, Jüdisches Gemeindeblatt (1936). Folder 4 contains Worms newspapers, including editions of Jewish newspapers: Die Wormser Jüdengemeinde-heute (1934); Der Israelit (note originally attached read: "See page 425, "Lenchen" angestellte für 48 Jahre bei meinen Urgrosseltern (1899)".
Dates: 1868-2000

Isidor Kiefer Collection

Identifier: AR 1894
Abstract The Isidor Kiefer Collection consists of documents compiled by Isidor Kiefer on the history of the Jewish community in Worms, including Kiefer's own research, original documents and copies. A significant part of the collection is dedicated to the history and reconstruction of the synagogue, cemetery and Jewish museum in Worms.
Dates: 1902-1972; Majority of material found within 1922-1962

Jack and Miriam Gerber Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25503
Abstract This collection contains materials about Jack Gerber and Miriam Gerber née Sondheimer. In particular, it includes materials about their emigration to and settlement in the colony of Sosúa in the Dominican Republic.
Dates: 1801-2002; Majority of material found within 1932-1960

Ludwig Edinger Collection

Identifier: AR 10236 / MF 603
Dates: 1855-1997

Memorial Committee for Jewish Victims of Nazism from Worms

Identifier: AR 25302
Abstract This collection contains material of the Memorial Committee for Jewish Victims of Nazism from Worms, such as the professional and personal correspondence of Gerhard Spies, who was the Committee's principal. Other material concerns the history of the Jewish Community in Worms. A large amount of the material is newspaper clippings, mainly from the Wormser Zeitung.
Dates: 1894-2007; Majority of material found within 1996-2007

Siegfried Guggenheim Collection

Identifier: AR 180 / MF 612
Abstract This collection contains records of the Guggenheim family, including family tree, family history, vital records, obituaries, papers of family members who emigrated to Chile, and other papers of family members.
Dates: 1791-1969

Worms Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 145
Abstract This collection contains a original documents dating back to the 19th century, clippings and articles, correspondence, programs, pamphlets, photographs and pieces of writing relating to the Jewish community and synagogue of Worms.
Dates: 1739-2000