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Hamburg (Germany)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 68 Collections and/or Records:

Igersheimer Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25466
Abstract

This collection documents the members of Igersheimer (Iggers) family of Frankfurt, Hamburg, and later Richmond, Virginia, as well as their ancestors and contemporary relatives.

Dates: 1880-1974, 1994

Immanuel Wohlwill Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2671
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, including several letters from Leopold Zunz and Moses Moser, documents, and family trees related to the teacher Immanuel Wohlwill, the neurologist Friederich Wohlwill, and other Wohlwill family members.

Dates: 1812-1965

Irene E. Newhouse Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10479 / MF 1002
Abstract

This collection contains research material on the genealogy of Irene Newhouse's ancestors, including members of the Morgenstern, Honigman, and Goldschmidt families and others, mainly from Prussia (in particular, Breslau). It includes as well the correspondence she had with cemeteries, communities and other institutions for her research as well as the family trees she found or made herself.

Dates: 1932-2008; Majority of material found within 1980-2002

Isaac Andrade documents

 Collection — Consolidated Box P8, Folder: P-257
Identifier: P-257
Abstract

Contains a receipt for a donation made to the synagogue building fund (1853), and a copy of a birth certificate (1866), taken from the records of the Portuguese-Jewish community of Hamburg.

Dates: 1853, 1866

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 Michael Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2467
Abstract

This collection contains genealogical information for the Mainz and Michael families and articles concerning Jacob Michael and his business.

Dates: 1850- circa 1930

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

Janet Billstein Akaha Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10270 / MF 620
Abstract

The collection contains family trees of the extended Billstein family in Europe and in the United States.

Dates: 1997-1999

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

John Stern Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25173 / MF 768
Abstract

This collection holds papers of members of the extended Stern family, with the bulk of the collection centering on the businessmen James and John (Hans Ulrich) Stern. It is largely comprised of personal papers and correspondence, but also contains business and legal documents, postcards, poetry, and photographs of members of the Stern and related families.

Dates: 1836-2000; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

Joseph Mueller and Jenny Hartmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 188
Abstract

Series I-II hold correspondence of Joseph Mueller with his bride Jenny Hartmann and Mueller's correspondence with his parents, parents in law, siblings and cousins, and friends and acquaintances primarily from the time of the Franco-Prussian War in 1870/71, in which Joseph participated as a soldier. The letters mostly deal with personal matters, but also reflect the developments of the war.

Dates: 1869-1983; undated

Juedischer Kulturbund Hamburg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2594
Abstract

A nearly complete collection of programs, circulars, and other printed matter of the Kulturbund, Hamburg, from 1934 to 1938. Also a collection of newspaper clippings, many of them about the Reichsverband der juedischen Kulturbuende for the same period.

Dates: 1933-1938

Julius and Elisabeth Hirsch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25585
Abstract

The Julius and Elisabeth Hirsch Collection holds the papers of this couple, with much of the collection consisting of family correspondence. Prominent subjects include the immigration of family members and genealogy of the family. In addition to extensive correspondence and family trees the collection includes notebooks, essays and articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, early drafts of Julius Hirsch's family memoir, and research notes.

Dates: 1842-2008; Majority of material found within 1935-1950, 1990-1996

L. Behrens & Söhne Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11239 / MF 1588
Abstract

The collection holds materials about the company’s 175th anniversary in 1955.

Dates: 1955, 1967

Lebenserinnerungen

 Collection
Identifier: ME 1610
Abstract

Recollection of Julius Kohsen’s life, including a family tree. Also available are two translations by his grandchildren, Monica Schubert (ME 939) and Gunther Steinberg (ME 1611).

Dates: 1941, 1992, 2011

Lilly Fabian Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7234
Abstract

This collection contains personal and official papers and correspondence, and vital records documents pertaining to Fritz and Lilly Fabian and their families, including Lilly Fabian's papers from her time in the Theresienstadt camp and a short memoir by Fritz about life under the National Socialist oppression. The other major group of materials in this collection pertains to Fritz and Lilly Fabian's restitution claims and efforts to regain German citizenship.

Dates: 1877-1971

Louis Herz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2561
Abstract

This collection contains three generations of family and personal documents pertaining to the family of Louis Herz. Included are vital documents such as birth certificates, death certificates, and identification cards, as well as passports, death notices, school documents, and military papers.

Dates: 1862-1939

Ludwig Levy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10030
Abstract

This collection covers the history of the Levy family of Hamburg, Germany from 1837 through 1942. The bulk of the material relates to Ludwig Levy and his wife Ida née Winterberg, particularly the wealth that they lost during Nazi persecution and their unsuccessful efforts to emigrate. Materials include business, banking, investment, tax, and inheritance records as well as vital records, emigration papers, clippings, official notices to Jewish residents in Hamburg, limited correspondence, and a few photographs.

Dates: 1837-1942

Manfred Saalheimer Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3616
Abstract

The collection contains various documents relating to the Jewish communities in Chemnitz, Dresden and Hamburg in the late 1930s, as well as biographical information and personal documents regarding Manfred Saalheimer (1907-1967), legal representative of the Dresden Jewish community, and Josef Kahn (1881-?), president of the Chemnitz Jewish community. Also included are tributes to Otto Hirsch (1885-1941), president of Reichsvertretung der Juden in Deutschland.

Dates: 1932-1957

Margaret Gabali Rosenfelt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25414
Abstract

This collection contains personal papers of Margaret Gabali Rosenfelt (1912-2005), including official documents as well as correspondence with family, German and French authorities, and her friend Rudolf Schneider, a Stuttgart architect. A diary and memoirs are also included.

Dates: 1912-1989, 2005, 2010

Max Plaut Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7094
Abstract

This collection documents the work of the lawyer and head of the greater Jewish Community in Hamburg, Max Plaut, in his role as a family researcher in Israel between the years 1944 to 1950. It contains to a large extent the correspondence between Plaut and German Jews from Hamburg who were looking for family and friends who had gone missing during the Holocaust. The collection material covers list of Jews held in Theresienstadt, Lodz, Auschwitz and elsewhere. Also included is a small written documentation of the Plaut family as well as some files on restitution claims in the city of Hamburg.

Dates: 1944-after 1973; Majority of material found within 1944-1950

Meier Spanier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 268
Abstract

The collection comprises the personal documents, correspondence and manuscripts of Meier Spanier.

Dates: 1884-1942

Nachtlicht Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25031 / MF 975
Abstract

Collection of personal documents of Ursula and Ilse Nachtlicht such as certificates, correspondence, photos, clippings, notebooks.

Dates: 1872-1999; Majority of material found in 1938-1942

Paul Rieger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2565 / MF 639
Abstract

The collection documents a very wide spectrum of Paul Rieger’s writings and interests. Series I contains personal documents such as his ordination certificate as well as Rieger’s correspondence. The most extensive part of the collection is Series 2: Writings, which contains a variety of manuscripts, articles, notes, index cards, correspondence, excerpts and lectures. Rieger’s articles cover a wide scope of topics, incuding Jewish and non-Jewish issues. His main work however, was Zur Geschichte der Juden in Rom. Series 3 holds a vast amount of off-prints about different subjects, such as on Jewish and non-Jewish topics, on Palestine and Israel as well as on Leo Baeck. Series 4 consists of Jewish, Yiddish, Israeli and German newspapers, and newsletters of Jewish communities in Germany. Series 5: Varia covers miscellaneous documents, such as letters of protection, legal documents, an abundance of marriage contracts, original signatures of Jewish personalities such as of Martin Buber and a record of the first meeting of the Centralverein deutscher Staatsbuerger juedischen Glaubens. There are also various pictures and drawings of different places, synagogues and people. Series 6: Oversized Materials contains Hebrew learning material, newspapers and fliers of Germany as well as Nazi propaganda.

Dates: 1531-1985

Raunheim Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5702
Abstract

The collection contains manuscripts and family trees on the history of the Raunheim family of Frankfurt am Main.

Dates: 1860-1980s

Reis Rosenberg Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25319
Abstract

This collection documents the history of the Rosenberg family originally of Hamburg, Germany and the Reis family originally of Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Materials include correspondence, photographs, family trees, genealogical information, clippings, announcements, and certificates of citizenship.

Dates: 1864-2006

Richard Detlev Loewenberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6005
Abstract

This collection documents the life and work of Richard D. Loewenberg, a German physician who immigrated via Shanghai to the United States. Contained are several of his manuscripts on general as well as medical topics, offprints and clippings of his published articles, correspondence, poems, personal documents, notebooks and diaries.

Dates: 1911-1956

Richard G. Salomon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3862
Abstract

The collection holds the papers of Richard G. Salomon, a historian of eastern European medieval history. The collection contains material documenting his professional life in Germany, his four-month journey to the U.S. in 1936, and his professional life after his emigration. It comprises correspondence, official papers, memoirs as well as articles by and on Richard G. Salomon. Additional elements of the collection are writings by Richard's relatives, e.g. his father Georg Salomon and his son, George Salomon.

Dates: 1848-1990; Majority of material found within 1934-1965

Robert and Hertha Solmitz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10232 / MF 607
Abstract

Primarily business correspondence between Robert Solmitz and various agencies regarding restitution and other business matters.

Dates: 1952-1979

Robert Freund Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1349
Abstract

The collection contains the dissertation and doctoral certificate of Robert Freund; birth certificate of Hanno Freund; and citizen certificate of Theodor Freund.

Dates: 1899-1938