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Court Jews

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Ernst Wolf Collection

Identifier: AR 1113

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

Identifier: AR 3635

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

Gonçalo Vasconcelos Family Collection

Identifier: AR 5402

This collection contains drafts of 4 manuscripts by Gonçalo Vasconcelos on the various branches of his ancestors' families, which for the most part stem from the Westphalia region of Germany. The manuscripts are all similar in format and length, containing a variety of tables and descriptive text, as well as several illustrations.

Dates: 1984-1986

Hanns Jäger-Sunstenau Collection

Identifier: AR 1768

This collection contains handwritten family trees and short typed reports compiled by Hanns Jäger-Sunstenau on the Anhauch, Arnstein, Eichthal, Fould, Goldschmidt, Haber, Königswarter, Morpurgo, Rothschild, and Schnapper families. All of these families were elevated into the nobility. The reports provide vital information on individual family members, a short abstract history of the family, and information on the circumstances of the family's ennoblement.

Dates: 1957-1962