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Schutzbriefe (letters of protection)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Anna Herzfeld Woog Family Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10847 / MF 604
Abstract The collection contains original and photocopied documents about the Meinungen, Herzfeld and associated families as well as marriage contracts and divorce papers for Anna and Julius Woog.
Dates: 1794-1952

Bavaria Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 991
Abstract This collection contains diverse materials documenting Jewish life in Bavaria. Included are instructions issued by Staats Ministerium Munich for Jewish teachers (1828); copy of petition to Bavarian government against Augsburg Reform Jewish synod (1871); article about publication of Die jüdischen Friedhöfe in kriegshaber, Buttenwiesen und Binswangen by Louis Lamm (1912); typewritten list of Jews in Bayreuth with Schutzbriefe (letters of protection) listed by community and by date between 1709-1736 (circa 1920); notice (Bekanntmachung) of extra taxes levied on Jews (1936); handwritten history of Jews in Bavaria by Adolf Eckstein (circa 1912), which includes article excerpt about Munich Jewish communities in relation to government ministries, also circa 1912.
Dates: 1828-1936

Berend & Co. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1571
Abstract The Berend & Co. Collection holds information about the Berend & Co. banking house and later sugar refining company and the Berend family itself. Prominent topics are business matters and Samuel Bacher Berend's son Herz Berend. The collection consists of correspondence, bank checks, birth certificates, military documents, protection papers, royal recognitions, academic documents, and other certificates.
Dates: 1769-1855; Majority of material found within 1830s

Buttenhausen Jewish community collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2057
Abstract The bulk of the collection deals with a 1787 letter of protection for 25 Jewish families, allowing them to settle in Buttenhausen. Also included is material, documenting Jewish history in and around Buttenhausen; material, documenting the persecution of Jews, 1933-1945; and clippings about the dedication of various memorials, 1961-2000.
Dates: 1829, 1919-2000

Ella Werner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3079
Abstract This collection contains family papers and several items such as articles and flyers documenting the Jüdischer Frauenbund (Jewish Women's Association) in Frankfurt and elsewhere.
Dates: 1744-1963

Ernst Kitzinger Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3086 / MF 568
Abstract The collection contains three circumcision registers (Mohelbuecher) with some entries from Prague, 1816 and Baiersdorf, 1819 and mostly from Munich, 1826-1885. In addition there is a ‘Memorbuch’ from Fuerth, Bavaria.
Dates: 1801-1965

Ernst Wolf Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1113
Abstract This collection consists of a variety of documents, including family correspondence and the papers of the Wolf family, letters of protection, patents, vital documents, school certificates, and business records, some of which originate from the Saxon court in Dresden in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Dates: 1724-1960

Fritz R. Katzenstein Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3635
Abstract This collection contains the papers of the Schutzjuden (protected Jews) Haendel Elias Katzenstein and Abraham Herz Gotthelft, and of the printer and publisher Adolph Gotthelft.
Dates: 1777-1876

Hans Eltzbacher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3623 / MF 649
Abstract Financial, business, and personal papers of the Eltzbacher family and related families, including correspondence, architectural plans, financial ledgers, wills and testaments, clippings, and eulogies; of particular interest is the business correspondence of Count Aloys zu Kaunitz-Rietberg with the banker Jacob Loeb Eltzbacher (1758-1825), who was based in Neuenkirchen, Westphalia, along with supporting documents and records; material on the career of the lawyer Carl Eltzbacher (1854-1936), including clippings on his candidacy to the Cologne city council in 1903 and correspondence, including a letter from Konrad Adenauer.
Dates: 1781-1971

Jacob Jacobson Collection

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

Julius Herz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6315
Abstract The collection contains various documents related to the Julius Herz, a goldsmith, and his family.
Dates: 1812-circa 1950s

Karl Adler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7276 / MF 572
Abstract Correspondence of Karl Adler with individuals, including Theodor Baeuerle, Martin Buber, Alexander Dillmann, Theodor Heuss, Paul Hindemith, Otto Hirsch, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Paul Rieger, and Hans Walz; correspondence with family members, including letters written as a soldier during World War I and the November Revolution.
Dates: 1787-1973

Levi Fischmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5255
Abstract Original documents for Levi Fischmann and his family in the state of Lippe in North Rhine-Westphalia in the first half of the 19th century.
Dates: 1831-1841

Meyer Ems Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3177
Abstract The Meyer Ems Family Collection contains papers of the jeweler Meyer Ems, correspondence of his father Abraham Leeser Ems with the prince of Bentheim-Tecklenburg and material on the Ems family, including a family tree.
Dates: 1804-1958; Majority of material found within 1830-1842

Michael Berolzheimer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4136 / MF 550
Abstract This collection contains documents on the history of the Berolzheimer family, as well as family trees of the Berolzheimers and related families.
Dates: 1325-1942

Moritz von Cohn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1120 / AR 1120 / MF 527 / MF 172
Abstract Financial and personal correspondence of Cohn, along with supporting documents, including letters from German nobles and court officials.
Dates: 1810-1902

[Original historical documents]

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10745
Abstract Collection of rare original documents from the 18th century, such as a letter of protection, a passport, and three decrees from Berlin, Coburg, Dessau, Kassel, and Schweinfurt. Also included is a copy of the periodical Juedische Rundschau from Dec. 28, 1937.
Dates: 1730-1782; 1937

Schutzbriefe (Letters of Protection) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 285
Abstract Misc. letters of protection ("Schutzbriefe") for Jews from various German cities and principalities, like Baden, Hesse, Hanover, Trier and others. Original letters range 1767–1846.
Dates: 1586-1846

Valentin Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3818 / MF 570
Abstract Vital documents, letters of protection and municipal citizenship, autograph albums, wills and testaments, marriage contracts, memoirs, obituaries, and clippings concerning members of the Valentin family, the family business, the freight-movers Jacob & Valentin, and related families, including the Abraham, Behrend, Loewen, and Mannheimer families; noteworthy documents include memoirs of the banker Samuel Liepmann Loewen, 1824, and records of the Prussian minter and medalist Jacob Abraham, 1753, as well as photocopies of records of his son, the minter Abraham Abramson.
Dates: 1677-2002

Veit-Simon Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4015
Abstract This collection contains papers of several generations of the Veit and Simon families, including passports, letters of protection, contracts, wills, official and financial documents, and a few photographs. Some of the prominent individuals featured in this collection include Moses Mendelssohn, Dorothea Schlegel, and Meyer Amschel Rothschild.
Dates: 1763-1965

Vierfelder Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 890 / MF 408
Abstract This collection covers the history of the Vierfelder family, and includes materials on the town of Buchau, Wuerttemberg.
Dates: 1694-1960