German literature -- Jewish authors
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Adolf Leschnitzer Collection
The Adolf Leschnitzer Collection documents the life and professional activities of Adolf Leschnitzer, researcher, historian, and teacher. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, financial, vital, and immigration documents, minutes, notes, photographs, printed materials, and writings, by Adolf Leschnitzer as well as other authors. Additionally, there are materials dealing with other members of the Leschnitzer family, namely his wife, Maria Leschnitzer, née Bratz, her mother, Elly Bratz, née Michael, Adolf and Maria Leschnitzers' son, Michael Lesch, also known as Michael Leschnitzer, and Adolf and Albertt Frank.
Clara Levysohn Collection
The Clara Levysohn Collection holds letters sent to Clara Clara Herrmann from her fiancé and later husband Ulrich Levysohn as well as from the author and philosopher Fritz Mauthner.
Ernst Toller Collection
This collection contains a handful of letters written by Toller both while in Germany in the 1917-1931 and later during exile in California. In the second folder is a wanted poster (Steckbrief) issued by the Munich Police Department in which Toller is accused of treason for his role in the Bavarian revolution (1919), as well as a few newspaper articles and essays on Toller.
George Eckstein Collection
The bulk of the collection consist of George Eckstein's writings, but there is also correspondence as well as personal documents and materials about family members.
Heinrich Eduard Jacob Collection
Folder one contains a variety of personal certificates and documents belonging to Heinrich and Dora Jacob, including documents related to his arrest, deportation, and emigration from Vienna and arrival in the United States in 1939. There are also a number of letters from prominent literary and cultural figures such as Thomas Mann, Max Brod, Hugo von Hoffmansthal, and Stefan Zweig.
Julius Bab Collection
This collection contains a large volume of correspondence, as well as manuscripts, diaries, scrapbooks, and clippings all documenting the cultural production of the theater critic and dramatist Julius Bab. The correspondence notably contains large amounts of original letters from Gustav Landauer, Gerhart Hauptmann, Richard Dehmel, and Fritz Mauthner, and several other leading cultural and political figures from the first half of the 20th century.
Moses Rosenkranz Collection
The collection documents the life and work of the poet Moses Rosenkranz. It includes correspondence, manuscripts, general notes pertaining to his work, private photographs, and clippings.
Richard May Collection
The Richard May Collection consists most entirely of typed manuscripts by Richard May, writer and journalist. Most of the manuscripts date between 1949 and 1963. Also included here are documents, correspondence, and printed materials.