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Politicians

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Autographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3588
Abstract The collection contains a wide assortment of correspondence and photographs from actors, authors, musicians and others.
Dates: 1861-1940

Bruno Weil Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7108 / MF 516
Abstract This collection includes historical and genealogical information about the Weil family. Also included is correspondence regarding Bruno Weil's restitution case as well as the organization of Nazi persecution victims. World War I diaries and manuscripts of books written by Weil are also part of the collection.
Dates: 1854-1972

Eduard Lasker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1195
Abstract This collection documents the life and work of Eduard Lasker, a German politician and jurist, who was member of the Prussian House of Representatives between 1865 and 1879, and later on member of the German Parliament (1867). He played a decisive role in the process of German Unification (1870), and gained importance as a co-founder and leader of the National Liberal Party and chief opponent to Chancellor Bismarck. The collection includes a great amount of photographs, identity cards, membership cards and business cards, but the core consists of obituaries, transcripts of some of his speeches and essays of other scholars, a draft of a constitution of the North German Federation with marginal comments by Lasker, letters, newspaper clippings, scholarly papers, essays, articles and a review.
Dates: 1856-1976; Majority of material found within 1860-1929

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

Ernst Hamburger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7034 / MF 672
Abstract The life of Ernst Hamburger was extraordinarily rich and varied; regrettably, his literary estate does not completely document it. In his flight from Nazi Germany, Hamburger had to leave all his papers behind. With a few exceptions, the same was the case in 1940. It appears he made it a practice to periodically weed his papers. At his request, a friend went through his papers after his death and destroyed two cartons full of personal and confidential material. Consequently, the remaining matter is only a fragment of a much larger life’s work.
Dates: 1810-1982

Ferdinand Lassalle Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 984
Abstract Various materials, including a letter, a broadside, a lock of hair and flowers from grave, and clippings pertaining to Ferdinand Lassalle.
Dates: 1863-1923

Frieda Wunderlich Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3230 / MF 480
Abstract Correspondence, including letters from Alvin Johnson and Thomas Mann.
Dates: 1919-1969

Gabriel Riesser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2027
Abstract This collection contains a variety of material regarding Gabriel Riesser, such as personal and professional correspondence in his own hand; a typescript, describing two publications about Riesser; photographs of his portrait; and a 1983 letter to the Leo Baeck Institute, discussing correspondence from Adolphe Cremieux to Gabriel Riesser. Also included is an album with personal messages from friends and colleagues.
Dates: 1840-1963

Julie Braun-Vogelstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25034 / MF 473
Abstract This collection contains correspondence and other materials related to the Braun-Vogelstein family.
Dates: 1743-1971

Leon Zeitlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4128
Abstract This collection contains the economist Leon Zeitlin's personal and professional correspondence, mostly from the 1950s and 1960s, as well as a number of economic and autobiographical manuscripts.
Dates: 1930-1967

Otto Fantl Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2209
Abstract The three scrapbooks (“Stammbücher”) by Otto Fantl were his guest books in his house in Prague. Visitors – individuals working in politics, art, literature, and science – signed the pages, often adding comments, mostly in Czech, but also in German, French, English, and Russian. There is a total of 272 entries, accompanied by obituaries and other clippings, as well as handwritten notes and photographs, providing further information about the various individuals.
Dates: 1922-1938

Paul Hirsch Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3382
Abstract This collection contains some correspondence and several clippings from the first three decades of the 20th century, as well as an research article written about Hirsch.
Dates: circa 1903-2000; Majority of material found within 1903-1932

Siegfried Altmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1788
Abstract The Siegfried Altmann Collection contains primarily his correspondence with various luminaries and other personalities, the International Red Cross, as well as materials pertaining to the Jewish Institute for the Blind in Hohe Warte, Vienna. Documents consist of a guestbook, a manuscript, articles, an obituary, autographs, and correspondence.
Dates: 1872-1963

Toni and Gustav Stolper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7212 / MF 481
Abstract The Toni Stolper and Gustav Stolper Collection attests to the Stolpers' rich political and intellectual work in Germany and the United States. The materials provide an intimate account of Toni Stolper's life and career. In many respects, they complement the papers of her husband Gustav Stolper, which are located at the Bundesarchiv in Koblenz, Germany.
Dates: 1866-1990

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

Walther Rathenau Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1451
Abstract This collection contains a small amount of Rathenau's correspondence and several manuscripts and clippings about Rathenau and his family.
Dates: 1894-1983