Jews -- Germany -- Genealogy
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AR 25407
Abstract This collection documents the lives of the Marx family, who lived at the beginning of the twentieth century in Ludwigshafen am Rhein (Rheinland-Pfalz), Germany. There Sigmund Marx built up a flour wholesale business with his brother Willy Marx. Sigmund Marx was married to Mathilde Marx, who gave birth to Ernest and Paul Marx. The collection contains the correspondence of the Marx family, financial papers of the Sigmund Marx business and a huge amount of clippings regarding German-Jewish life during the Nazi period.
Dates: 1847-1999; Majority of material found within 1937-1945
Identifier: AR 6266
Abstract The collection holds correspondence and manuscripts pertaining to the extended Weil family. The bulk of the correspondence comes from Berthold and Selma Weil in Frankfurt and in England to their children in Palestine/Israel and in the USA. Also included are letters from Rickchen Rosenthal née Marx (Selma Weil’s mother) from Frankfurt and Theresienstadt.
Dates: 1934-1994; Majority of material found within 1934-1956
Identifier: AR 25181
Abstract This collection contains a variety of vital records, identification papers, legal documents and family records from the Dreyfuss, Freiberg, and Marx families, mostly from the 19th century, as well as family trees, personal histories, and research material, much of which was used in Werner Marx's book, Circumstances: a family history.
Dates: 1796-2003; Majority of material found in 1820-1850, 1932-1945, 1990-2003