Found in 63 Collections and/or Records:
Harry Alderman Collection
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.
Henry Hans Politzer Collection
The collection contains Henry Politzer’s Questionnaire I + II of the Austrian Heritage Collection at the Leo Baeck Institute. Also included are original documents pertaining to his father’s emigration from Austria in 1941.
Hugo Knoepfmacher Collection
This collection holds the papers of the lawyer and librarian Hugo Knoepfmacher. The main subject of the collection is his personal and professional life, although material concerning other members of the family is also present. The collection consists of official documents, notes, correspondence, manuscripts, some clippings, and a very small amount of published material.
Ilse Rothblat Family Collection
Correspondence, documents, cookbook.
Jacob Jacobson Collection
Records of several Jewish communities assembled by Jacob Jacobson.
Jakob Freimann Collection
This collections contains letters and cards from 57 correspondents, including Marcus Benedict, Martin Buber, Heinrich Graetz, Paul Heyse, and others.
Janet Billstein Akaha Collection.
The collection contains family trees of the extended Billstein family in Europe and in the United States.
Jewish Theater Collection
This collection contains posters, programs, and newspaper reviews for performances of Jewish theater in cities in Germany, Austria, and Lithuania, including theater produced by and about displaced persons in post-World War II Germany.
John H. E. Fried Collection
The John H. E. Fried Collection contains legal briefs prepared by Fried as a legal consultant to the Nuremberg Tribunal. Manuscripts, legal briefs, clippings, offprints, and memoranda by Fried, Justice Robert Jackson, John J. McCloy and others, cover a range of topics including war crimes, National Socialism, international law, and human rights. The collection contains proceedings of war crimes trials, in particular those of the Nuremberg Tribunal. Also of interest are drafts and research notes by Fried for books on human rights and international justice.
Joseph Bornstein Collection
Joseph Bornstein was one of the most accomplished journalists of Weimar Germany. His criticism of the political and social conditions in Germany in general, and of the practices of German justices in particular, made him a strong opponent of the right wing and populist parties long before the Nazis took power in Germany in 1933. Immediately after takeover, Joseph Bornstein left Germany and settled in France where he worked for various German exile newspapers. After the war broke out, he left France and managed to emigrate to the United States where he worked for the Office of War Information. After the Second World War he became a literary agent and writer of non-fiction books. The material in the Joseph Bornstein collection contains material from the post-war period of his life until his death in 1952. It consists of manuscripts, research notes, and professional and personal correspondence. An important part of this collection is material related to Joseph Roth that contains some of his notes, his poems, and correspondence with some of his friends and publishing houses.
Joseph Roth Collection
Joseph Roth was one of the most prominent Austrian writers of the first half of the 20th century. Particularly his novels and newspaper essays gained him the respect of contemporary critics. Joseph Roth's papers at the Leo Baeck Institute Archives consist of handwritten and typewritten manuscripts of novels, novellas, short stories, and essays, including mostly complete manuscripts of his works Die Hundert Tage (The Ballad of the Hundred Days), Büste des Kaisers (The Bust of the Emperor), and his 'Trozki' novel Der stumme Prophet (The Silent Prophet). Joseph Roth's journalistic work is also well represented. There are a few personal items and over one hundred photographs of Joseph Roth and his wife Friederike. The Joseph Roth collection also contains correspondence with family and publishers, clippings about Joseph Roth, and reviews of his work. The addenda mostly consist of invitations to conferences and exhibitions, and scholarly articles on Joseph Roth's work and life.
Photos, clippings, manuscripts, program posters, correspondence, ID's, of Joseph and Adrienne Willner. There are ID cards regarding his work in C.I.C. - Headquarters Command USFA in Vienna, as well as pamphlets on magic tricks, lecture scripts on hypnosis, various scripts for theater plays, and notes and clippings on the death of Joe Willner, the magician.
Lena Gitter Collection
The collection consists primarily of published materials by and about Lena Lieba Gitter. Also included are copies of her educational certificates as well as some copied photographs and correspondence.
Martha Werner Collection
The collection contains documents related to birth, education, marriage, employment, emigration, death as well as correspondence, writings, clippings and photographs for Martha Werner, her husband Berthold Werner, her sisters Hansi and Liesel, her parents Heinrich Gruen and Mathilda Goldstein, and her husband's parents Koloman Werner (Kohn) and Rosa Heumann. There are baptism certificates for several family members.
Michael W. Rich Collection
The collection consists of 18 family trees compiled by Michael W. Rich, mentioning the names of well over 10,000 individuals. Also included is an article about Henry Mack.
Mimi Grossberg collection
The collection contains manuscripts, clippings, and correspondence pertaining to the poet Mimi Grossberg. Also included are various materials that have been collected by Mimi Grossberg, pertaining to her husband, Norbert Grossberg; her brother, Julius Buchwald; as well as to the writers Ernest Herzog, Erich Juhn and Robert Enoch.
Miriam Beer Hofmann Lens Collection
Originals and transcriptions of correspondence between Richard and Paula Beer-Hofmann, 1896-1935, on a variety of topics, including family matters, current events, and Richard's professional activities as playwright and theatrical producer; correspondence of other members of the Beer-Hofmann family with each other and other individuals, including Kurt Blumenfeld, Walter Grossman, Antoinette von Kahler, and Olga Schnitzler; correspondence of members of the Beer and Hofmann families in the nineteenth century.
Moritz Guedemann Sermons
Sermons (over six hundred), 1860-1918, organized chronologically and given by Guedemann on Sabbaths, holidays, and other occasions, including confirmations, weddings, funerals, and the Kaiser's birthday
Norbert Troller Collection
Extensive autobiographical manuscript by Troller, with illustrations and other supporting material, discussing his family and community, his early life, and his experiences during and after the Holocaust.
Orska, Maria, 1893-1930
ORT Photograph Collection
This collection consists of photographs and negatives of World ORT conferences and congresses, various individuals connected with ORT, and ORT vocational programs and activities, including in Displaced Person’s camps, in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Cuba, and North and South America.
Papers of David Pinski (1872-1959)
This collection contains documents relating to David Pinski’s role as a Yiddish writer, playwright, essayist, translator, editor, literary critic, and author of novels, plays, short stories, essays, and poems. There is personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts of novels, plays, poems, essays, and articles, translations of Pinski’s works into English and Russian, lectures made on various occasions, personal documents and photographs, programs, notes, and newspaper clippings. These materials demonstrate Pinski’s important role in Yiddish drama and literature, Jewish community life and Yiddish cultural institutions.
Papers of Isaac Nachman Steinberg (1888-1957)
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Isaac Nachman Steinberg, a Russian-Jewish political writer, leader of the Left Socialist Revolutionary Party during the 1917 revolution in Russia, People’s Commissar of Justice in the first Bolshevik government, leader of the Jewish Territorialist Movement and of the Freeland League for Jewish Territorial Colonization, and a founding member of the YIVO Institute in Vilna. These materials include Steinberg’s writings, personal correspondence, clippings, journals, meeting announcements, and some photographs. These materials relate mainly to Steinberg’s work with the Freeland League and plans for the large-scale settlement of Jews in various places around the world.
Papers of Marc Ratner
The Marc Ratner Papers consist of materials pertaining to Marc Ratner's political activities as one of the leaders of the SERP (Sotsialisticheskaya Yevreyskaya Rabochaya Partiia, Jewish Socialist Workers' Party, Rus: Социалистическая еврейская рабочая партия) which was a left leaning Zionist revolutionary party. The collection consists of correspondence, circular letters, clippings, minutes of meetings, essays, manuscripts, political resolutions and statements. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between party members, minutes of meetings and manuscripts.
Papers of Siegfried Bernfeld
This collection contains the papers of Siegfried Bernfeld, a writer, educator, psychoanalyst, organizer of the Zionist youth movement in Austria during and after World War I, and founder of several Jewish educational institutions in Austria. These materials include correspondence, by-laws, minutes, programs, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, and financial records of Jewish educational institutions, youth organizations, student clubs, sports, tourism associations, and youth publications, mainly in Austria and Germany, which were collected through the various organizations with which Siegfried Bernfeld was associated and maintained in the Archival institutions which he established.
Peter H. Amann Collection
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Peter Amann, mostly correspondence but also including family papers, personal and professional writings, publicity materials relating to Peter Amann’s wife, and other personal documents. These materials reflect his role as a professor, author and prominent American historian as well as providing information about the rest of his family, including his father Paul Amann.
Peter Kollisch Collection
Ring Family Collection
The collection consists of documents, poetry books, and photos of the Ring family from Berlin, respectively the Sander family from Vienna. The majority of items consists of Rosa Ring's (nee Loewinsohn) handwritten poetry books, and photos of her family (her husband Jakob Ring, and their daughters Eva Ronel (nee Ring) and Gisela Judith Sander (nee Ring), an opera singer, who was known as Judith Sander).
Robert Popper Collection
The collection contains vital records, education certificates and other documents pertaining to the physician Robert Popper. Also included are two photographs of Henriette Weiss and the Weiss family, respectively.
Rosenzweig Family Collection
This collection contains papers of the ancestors of Franz Rosenzweig. Included are vital certificates, marriage and engagement contracts, school papers, military papers, letters, poems, photos, and clippings concerning members of the Rosenzweig, Ehrenberg, and Eisenberg families. There is also correspondence of Adam Rosenzweig, including letters from Samuel Meyer Ehrenberg and Leopold Zunz.