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Manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 743 Collections and/or Records:

Ismar Freund Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 108
Abstract The collection contains primarily manuscripts by Ismar Freund (partly published as hectographs by Peter Freund, Jerusalem) pertaining to German-Jewish history in particular in Prussia, and presumably written after Freund's immigration to Palestine in 1939. Some of the texts are based on research in the "Geheimes Staatsarchiv" ("Prussian Privy State Archives"). Titles include:
Dates: 1919-1976; undated

Israel Cohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 448
Abstract This collection contains documents pertaining to Israel Cohen's role as author, reporter, Zionist leader, as well as his profound interest in documenting and reporting on the changes in European Jewish life between the wars. The collection is comprised primarily of notes, correspondence, clippings, and manuscripts of books about Zionism and topics in Jewish history, articles and reports on Jewish life in Austria, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, Russia, Spain, the Balkans, and North Africa, circa 1910-1930s. The manuscripts of works on Jewish history include biographies of Jewish personalities and a report on the Czernowitz Yiddish Language Conference of 1908.
Dates: 1906-1961

Israel Schwierz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5042
Abstract The Israel Schwierz Collection contains manuscripts of various studies pertaining to traces of Jewish history in Bavaria and Thuringia.
Dates: 1985-1995

Ivan Wolff Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25154
Abstract 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

Jacob Barosin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25275
Abstract This collection documents the academic, professional and private life of Jacob Barosin (1906-2001), a painter and artist of Russian-Jewish descent. Barosin was raised in Berlin, but he fled to France in 1933 and in 1943 survived a stint in the Gurs concentration camp. The collection primarily contains correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts, official documents, personal papers, and photographs.
Dates: 1892-1999; Majority of material found within 1926-1973

Jacob Bernays - Hans Bach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7168 / MF 605
Abstract Correspondence and other documents collected and written by Hans Bach for the publication of his book about Jacob Bernays and the history of German Jewish intellectual life in the 19th century. Also included are autographs pertaining to Jacob Bernays and materials about his father, Rabbi Chacham Isaac Bernays.
Dates: 1840-1937

Jacob Fishman (1888-1962) Theater Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-37
Abstract This collection contains the prompt-books for numerous plays, both those originally written in Yiddish as well as Yiddish translations of well-known authors. There is also an original play by Boaz Young and notes for a study on female Jewish writers.
Dates: undated, 1898-1939

Jacob Jacobson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7002 / MF 447 / MF 134
Abstract Records of several Jewish communities assembled by Jacob Jacobson.
Dates: 1450-1988

Jacob Lazarus Snitzer (1874-1947) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-36
Abstract This collection contains handwritten and typed drafts of plays, a novel, and notes for plays and for a newspaper column by Yiddish writer Jacob Lazarus Snitzer (1874-1947). There is also correspondence and contracts relating to Snitzer's plays and five scrapbooks of newspaper articles.
Dates: undated, 1909-1946

Jacob Picard Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6016
Abstract The collection documents the life and interests of the lawyer and writer Jacob Picard, and includes his own writing in the form of manuscripts and diaries, as well as clippings, a large amount of correspondence, personal documents, financial and legal papers, photographs, poetry, and a few artifacts.
Dates: 1849-1992

Jacob Shatzky Papers

 Collection
Identifier: RG 356
Abstract Jacob Shatzky (1893-1956) was an historian, literary and theater critic, editor, bibliographer, lexicographer, lecturer, teacher and librarian. The Papers of Jacob Shatzky cover the period of 1910-1960's and reflect to different degrees all aspects of his activities. Some papers of Jacob Shatzky's wife, Ida, consist for the most part of materials relating to his death. Manuscript and other materials relating to memorial books published posthumously in commemoration of Jacob Shatzky, such as the Shatzky Book, (Buenos Aires, 1957) and Yakov Shatzki in Ondenk, (New York, 1957) constitute another significant part of the collection.
Dates: 1910-1963

Jacques Judah Lyons papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-15
Abstract Jacques Judah Lyons, hazzan, rabbi and community leader, was born in Surinam and emigrated to Philadelphia in the early 1800s. Minister of the New York Congregation Shearith Israel for 38 years, he gathered extensive materials on early Jewish history in the United States, Canada and the West Indies. His papers include manuscripts, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, notebooks, photographs, and a Sansom ship's log book. Contains material relating to Jews in North and South America generally and more specifically to Congregation Shearith Israel and the Jews in New York, the Touro Synagogue and cemetery and the Jews in Newport, Rhode Island, Philadelphia and the West Indies. Also contains material relating to Jews in the wars of the United States, correspondence of the Jews with George Washington and items relating to Haym Salomon. Collection consists of manuscript material and five notebooks and three scrapbooks of Lyons. Contains material not listed in calendar consisting of sermons by Lyons, a manuscript prayer book used in Surinam and a guide for religious ceremonies at Congregation Shearith Israel, as well as letters written during the Civil War period and correspondence relating to the personal life and career of Lyons.
Dates: undated, 1705-1885, 1908, 1911-1914, 1917-1919, 1933, 1950

Jakob Loewenberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1200 / MF 1030
Abstract The collection contains documents and manuscripts written by and about Dr. Jakob Loewenberg, the director of a girls' school in Hamburg from 1892 until his death in 1929. In addition to overseeing the school, Dr. Loewenberg was a poet and friend of relatively well-known German poets and writers of the day. The collection includes correspondence with the latter as well as articles about these friendships by Dr. Loewenberg and his son, Ernst, published after his father's death. Dr. Loewenberg was proud of being German and Jewish and often wrote on the topic. There is also significant correspondence from the Loewenberg family around the time of the First World War, documents on family genealogy, a large photograph collection, poems written by Loewenberg and numerous official personal documents. It also includes correspondence, manuscripts and personal documents of Dr. Ernst Loewenberg, Jakob Loewenberg's eldest son.
Dates: 1880-1929; Majority of material found within 1890-1925

Jakob Schönberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3390
Abstract Typescripts and correspondence by Schönberg; 2 scrapbooks, one containing concert programs and reviews of Schönberg's works (1921-1948), the other containing articles by Schönberg, mostly on music and culture (1920-1938).
Dates: 1920-1948

Jakob Wassermann Autographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 253
Abstract The collection contains 37 letters and postcards written by Jakob Wassermann to family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances, covering a variety of topics, from the deeply personal (his negative feelings toward his wife), to the professional (the sale of his books), and to the mundane (his appreciation for the United States). Most letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.
Dates: 1898-1933

Jakob Wassermann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2189
Abstract The collection consists mainly of published and unpublished reminiscences about the author Jakob Wassermann by journalists and remote family mebers. Also included are two original autographs by Wassermann himself.
Dates: 1922-1991

Jerome Agel Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7269
Abstract The Jerome Agel Research Collection includes materials collected by Jerome Agel in preparation for the book Deliverance in Shanghai which was published in 1983. The book tells the story of Jewish immigrants in Shanghai during World War II.
Dates: 1951, 1970s-1980s

Jerome Bayer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6571
Abstract The collection contains a small section of family papers and personal correspondence. The bulk of the collection consists of materials related to Bayer's professional life and his writings.
Dates: 1928-1993

Jessurun family collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1213
Abstract The collection pertains to the Portuguese Jewish Jessurun family in 19th century Hamburg, including business and private documents.
Dates: 1798-1841

Jewish Institutions of Adult Education in Berlin – Collection of Lectures

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 492
Abstract The collection holds mostly manuscripts of lectures given primarily at institutions of Jewish adult education. They were given by various scholars, lecturing on Judaism; Jewish history; Jewish philosophy; and other topics pertaining to Jewish culture.
Dates: undated, 1933-1935

Jewish Peace Fellowship Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-189
Abstract The collection includes materials documenting the work of the Jewish Peace Fellowship (JPF) in supporting Jewish resistance to conscription and draft, as well as opposition to the arms race, Israeli politics on the disputed territories, and American armed interventions. The collection consists of by-laws, correspondence, financial statements, individual files of Jewish conscientious objectors, lists, membership information, manuscripts and other materials intended to appear in JPF publications, minutes, questionnaires, printed material, such as mailings, leaflets, and magazines, and reports.
Dates: 1942-2017

[Jews in Czechoslovakia, 1939-1945] Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6600
Abstract The bulk of this collection consists of an undated manuscript on the experience of Jews in Czechoslovakia from 1933-1945. The authors of the manuscript are unknown. Also included are a synopsis of the manuscript and a few pieces of correspondence between the historians Johann W. Brügel (1905-1986) and Gary Cohen.
Dates: undated, 1978-1980

Jews in Germany after 1945 collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4197
Abstract The collection consists of clippings from West-German, Swiss, and US newspapers, as well as some correspondence, published materials and ephemera, describing various aspects of Jews in Germany after the Holocaust.
Dates: 1951-1995

[Jews in Nazi Germany]

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 703
Abstract The file contains various documents pertaining to the situation of the Jews in Nazi Germany, mostly regarding migration, and comprises eight folders.
Dates: 1931-1948, 1961-1968

Jews in Weimar

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6261
Abstract This small collection holds name lists of Jewish residents in Weimar, 1879-1941, as well as reports from survivors of the Holocaust in Weimar. Also included is correspondence, describing these reports’ provenance.
Dates: 1986-1991

Joan Salomon Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25380
Abstract The Joan Salomon Family Collection documents the immigration and marriage of Otto and Helina (née Mayer) Long (formerly Lichtwitz). The fate of family members and restitution for loss of property during the Holocaust are other prominent topics. The collection includes official and personal papers, notebooks, cookbooks, correspondence, articles, photographs and drawings.
Dates: 1876-2010; Majority of material found within 1938-1967

Joe Quittner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25561
Abstract This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Joseph (Joe) Quittner, mostly correspondence and notebook entries but also including photographs, pictures and newspaper clippings, family papers, personal and professional writings, and other personal documents. These materials reflect Joe Quittner’s childhood experiences in Vienna (Austria) during the Nazi regime, his escape via Kindertransport to England in 1938, and his work as a radio engineer in England as well as a radio technician in Canada. The collection also provides information about the rest of his family, especially his parents Egon and Amalie Quittner (Weltmann), who died in the Holocaust.
Dates: 1883-2014; Majority of material found within 1930s-1960s

Johannes and Gertrude Urzidil Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7110 / MF 474
Abstract This collection focuses on the work and lives of author Johannes and poet Gertrude Urzidil. It contains drafts of published works, correspondence, clippings, personal documents, financial and legal documents, objects, photographs, and audio cassette tapes.
Dates: 1753-1995; Majority of material found in 1945-1970

John H. Bergmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4861 / MF 613
Abstract Extensive collection of genealogical information, family trees, manuscripts, and clippings on Swabian Jewish communities, with a special focus on the Jewish community in Laupheim.
Dates: 1810-1991

John H. E. Fried Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7262 / MF 490 / MF 485
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1815-1997