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Synagogue architecture

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Berlin Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 88
Abstract

The collection consists of various materials covering aspects of the Berlin Jewish community’s history from the 1880s to the 1990s, concentrating on documents from the community’s sole official congregation, “Jüdische Gemeinde zu Berlin”.

Dates: 1849-1991

Bernstein Family Collection, Chemnitz.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 386 / MF 691
Abstract

The collection contains documents and correspondence relating to the family of Julius Bernstein of Chemnitz, who headed the Marshel Frank Sachs A.G. in Chemnitz until his death in 1935. Included are birth, citizenship, and marriage certificates, eulogies for Julius and his wife, Elly Franck who perished in a car wreck in 1927. There are also biographical outlines and the 1935 Geschaeftsbericht (business report) for Marschel Frank Sachs A.G. in Chemnitz and the 1934 Satzungen (Statutes) and correspondence regarding Kurt Bernstein's immigration attempts and search for work under the Third Reich and afterwards. Folder 2 contains a manuscript regarding family history in Ostpreussen.

Dates: 1879-1961

Cologne Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 998
Abstract

This collection contains a broad range of materials offering insights into the Jewish community of Cologne throughout the 19th and 20th century. Included are a few original documents from 1880 to the 1930s, photocopies of various community and legal documents, as well as brochures and booklets pertaining to Cologne community and welfare organizations.

Dates: 1838-1988

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

Fritz Nathan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1443 / MF 533
Abstract

This collection is comprised of papers belonging to the German architect Fritz Nathan, who emigrated to the United States via Holland in 1940. Nathan designed synagogues, department stores, and houses, among other types of buildings. The collection consists mainly of blueprints and architectural plans, but also includes documents, photographs, negatives, sketches, and drawings. The documents are primarily correspondence, and focus on Fritz Nathan's work, but also contain a large amount of information on restitution for the Nathan family. In addition, the collection contains some papers on Fritz Nathan's family members: Lucie, Otto, and Doris Nathan.

Dates: 1914-2000

German Jewish Periodicals Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5036
Abstract

Single issues of various German Jewish periodicals, published primarily from 1922 to 1942. Also included are one Yiddish paper (1927) and one German paper from Israel (1961).

Dates: 1922-1961

Görlitz Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4588
Abstract

This collection contains materials pertaining to the synagogue of Görlitz.

Dates: 1909-1992

Larry Racioppo Synagogue Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-1016
Abstract

The Larry Racioppo Synagogue Photograph Collection consists of photographs of numerous synagogues, primarily within New Jersey and the five boroughs of New York. A majority of the photographs were taken for the Temples calendar which was published for the year 2000 calendar. The images were taken throughout 1999 and depict the synagogues as they stood in 1999.

Dates: 1999-2002

Norbert L. Troller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-568
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of architectural plans for Jewish community Centers prepared by Troller in his capacity as architectural designer for the J.W.B. Building Bureau, as well as plans for other Jewish institutional buildings such as a synagogue center, an old age home, a kindergarten, etc.

Dates: undated, 1951-1967

Norbert Troller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7268 / MF 500
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1724; 1900-1998

Rachel Wischnitzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25657
Abstract

The Rachel Wischnitzer Collection contains correspondence, lecture notes, photographs, lantern slides, and negatives documenting Rachel Wischnitzer’s career as an art historian, curator, professor, consultant, and author. Also included are correspondence, records, and photographs pertaining to her husband Mark Wischnitzer’s work as a historian, editor, and Secretary General of the Hilfsverein der Deutschen Juden.

Dates: undated, 1894-1991; Majority of material found within 1940-1989

Records of the Congregation Sherith Israel (San Francisco, Calif.)

 Collection — Consolidated Box I1, Folder: I-97
Identifier: I-97
Abstract

This collection contains the correspondence (1868-1872) of Sir Moses Montefiore to Charles Meyer, President of the congregation, acknowledging donations made for the poor in Jerusalem. Includes an official acknowledgment in Hebrew by representatives of the Jerusalem community.

Dates: 1854-1872

Rudolf Joseph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2180
Abstract

The Rudolf Joseph Collection consists mainly of documents pertaining to his architectural work and research in Germany, France and the United States.

Dates: 1837-1963; Majority of material found within 1928-1939

Siegfried Guggenheim Collection

 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

Temple Beth-El (Corsicana, Tex.) Collection

 Collection — Consolidated Box I4, Folder: Collection I-265
Identifier: I-265
Abstract

This collection contains photocopies of a schematic and artistic drawing of the Temple, and an article from the Texas Jewish post (Dec. 13, 1984) describing its history and restoration efforts.

Dates: 1984, 1987