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Jews -- Austria -- Vienna -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Erich Wolfgang Korngold Collection

Identifier: AR 546
Abstract The collection contains cards and pieces of notepaper with dedications by Erich Wolfgang Korngold to various individuals. The dedications are acompanied by Erich Wolfgang Korngold's signature and hand drawn excerpts from several of his compositions. One paper also includes the signatures of George Szell, Richard Tauber, and Willi Strecker. The handwritten cover page and first page of the overture to Korngold's one-act opera Violanta, with a dedication to Prince Friedrich Leopold, is also included.
Dates: 1915-1928

Fred S. Boyko Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25084
Abstract This collection contains photocopies of documentation of portraitist Fred S. Boyko’s life in Vienna, immigration to the United States, and life in New York, particularly his education and career as a portraitist. Included are school certificates, documents pertaining to his emigration and naturalization, and applications, correspondence, exhibit booklets, and clippings regarding his career as a portraitist. Also included are items pertaining to members of Fred S. Boyko’s family, particularly articles about the work of his brother Hugo Boyko, an ecologist who worked to develop methods of salt water irrigation in the Negev desert in Israel.
Dates: 1904-1998; Majority of material found within 1904-1951

George and Paul Ehrlich Collection

Identifier: AR 11418
Abstract The collection contains concert programs; photograph of the painting Tanzpause by Benjamin Vautier; letter to Dr. Eduard Ehrlich regarding his membership in the Verband der Wiener Fachärzte; letter to Dr. Eduard Ehrlich from the Ärztekammer für Niederösterreich regarding his official title; letter to Irene Ehrlich regarding affadavits for her family, along with an additional personal letter to her regarding emigration; articles about Karl Pick, on the occasion of his 60th birthday; photocopy of a photograph of Leopoldine Ehrlich; and medical diploma for Eduard Ehrlich.
Dates: undated, 1925-1938

George Berlstein Family Collection

Identifier: AR 11639
Abstract The collection contains documents pertaining to Emil and Irma Neumann's life in Vienna before World War II and their emigration from Vienna to the United States, including identity cards; passports; documentations pertaining to their acceptance of the names Israel and Sara; documents pertaining to Emil Neumann's claim for property seized by the German government; and family correspondence.
Dates: 1916-1985

Kurt and Helen Kleinman Collection

Identifier: AR 10738 / MF 504
Abstract The bulk of this collection documents the efforts of Kurt Kleinmann, an Austrian Jewish refugee in Switzerland to immigrate to the United States and the help he is offered by his distant cousin Helen Kleinman, a US citizen in New York City: because of Helen's official promise to marry Kurt, he could get out of Europe after struggling with the bureaucracy for more than seven months.
Dates: 1917-1998; Majority of material found in 1938-1939

Malvine Fischer Collection

Identifier: AR 6651
Abstract Letters and cards sent by Malvine, Leopold, and other members of the Fischer family in Vienna to daughter Mimi Fischer's family in New York City.
Dates: circa 1940-1941

Margarethe Geiringer Collection

Identifier: AR 11808
Abstract The collection contains documents pertaining to the life of Margarethe Geiringer, including a birth certificate; school certificate; workbook; citizenship certificate; confirmation of her assumption of the name Sara; German and United States passports; United States naturalization certificate; and photographs of Margarethe Geiringer.
Dates: 1900-1968

Martha Werner Collection

Identifier: AR 7261 / MF 496
Abstract The collection contains documents related to birth, education, marriage, employment, emigration, death as well as correspondence, writings, clippings and photographs for Martha Werner, her husband Berthold Werner, her sisters Hansi and Liesel, her parents Heinrich Gruen and Mathilda Goldstein, and her husband's parents Koloman Werner (Kohn) and Rosa Heumann. There are baptism certificates for several family members.
Dates: 1872-1976

Moritz Rosenfeld Collection

Identifier: AR 1165
Abstract The collection contains items pertaining to Moritz Rosenfeld's work as a rabbi in Vienna, Austria, and Santiago, Chile, particularly speeches, articles, sermons, essays, and notes written by Rosenfeld.
Dates: 1882-1961

Perl Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25190
Abstract This collection contains photocopies of documents pertaining to Anton Felix Perl’s emigration from Vienna to Canada, as well as has medical training and career as a physician in Canada, including school and medical certificates, correspondence, vital records, and photographs. Also included are family trees of the Perl and Richter families, as well as an essay, photographs, and clippings about Dr. Frederick Ludwig Eid, with whom Perl worked in Macklin, Saskatchewan.
Dates: 1905-2004

Thorsch Family Collection

Identifier: AR 1878
Abstract The collection contains documentation of the Thorsch, Hirschfeld, and Schott families, particularly vital records and family trees.
Dates: 1798-1906

Vienna; Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 2432
Abstract The Vienna Jewish community collection comprises archival materials that document only some aspects of Jewish life in Vienna during the period between the two World Wars, with the notable exception of one item that illustrates anti-Semitism in 1848. Published materials (not online) from the late 20th century describe some aspects of past Jewish life in Vienna and the onset of the Holocaust.
Dates: 1848-2000