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United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Frederick Asher Family Collection

Identifier: AR 11877

This collection contains family trees, memoirs, and short narrative chronicles pertaining to the history of the Asher, Eller, Schüler, and Wormser families. In addition, there are several photocopies of family portrait photographs, as well as a few photocopies of letters sent by Else Lasker-Schüler to family members.

Dates: circa 1970-1995

Ivan Wolff Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25154

The main content of this collection consists of materials documenting the genealogical research of Dr. Ivan A. Wolff. The bulk the material is correspondence with archives and genealogy institutes, as well as friends and relatives concerning Dr. Wolff’s ancestors and family history in Germany. The collection also contains papers relating to his research, including birth, death and marriage certificates, photographs, newspaper articles and family trees, specifically about his mother’s relatives from small towns such as Bebra, Pfungstadt, Essingen, Alsbach, Morschen, Binsfoert and Niederstein, all located in the state of Hesse. A study of Jewish cemeteries of this region as well as books and pamphlets concerning general genealogical research can also be found in the collection.

Dates: 1808-1999; Majority of material found within 1952-1998

John L. Loeb Collection

Identifier: AR 6558

This collection contains John L. Loeb's collection of manuscripts and charts on the genealogy of his extended family, in particular the families Loeb, Rosenheim, Lehman, and Lewisohn/Levy.

Dates: circa 1930-1995; Majority of material found within 1980-1995

Simon Kaufmann Family Collection

Identifier: AR 4484

This collection contains Simon Kaufmann's residency permit for Lichtenau, Baden (1819), a few letters sent from Kaufmann family members in mid-19th century Georgia, and a genealogical chronicle of Simon Kaufmann's family.

Dates: 1819-1863, 1993

Thurnauer Family Collection

Identifier: AR 10362

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, a genealogical table, a cookbook, and a handmade children's picture book pertaining to the family of Josie Rudolph Thurnauer, a German Jew born in 19th century Alaska.

Dates: circa 1869-1938