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Jews -- Genealogy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 103 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Liebmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25571
Overview The collection mainly pertains to Abraham Liebmann and his son Wilhelm, as well as on Abraham's grandson Siegfried and his great-grandson Albert, including their wives. It contains various documents, poetry and a large amount of correspondence from the 19th century. Prominent topics are related to the education, professional and military careers, politics, and marital lives of the family members. Also included are two restitution cases.
Dates: 1809-1981; Majority of material found in 1830-1918, 1947-1960

Achtentuch Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10514 / MF 502
Overview The collection holds original documents pertaining to the personal, academic and professional life of Dr. Hermann Achtentuch. Also included are documents pertaining to his wife Paula née Kohn, and to their son, Herbert Achtentuch.
Dates: 1887-1997

Albert Phiebig Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 352
Overview This collection contains materials collected and created by Albert Phiebig in the course of his genealogical work. It primarily documents the history of the Phiebig family and related families, but also contains original materials from his ancestors and genealogical tables of other German-Jewish families, as well as other genealogical material and a few personal materials.
Dates: 1600s-2002

Alfred Rieser Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4871
Overview The collection holds Alfred Rieser’s family tree and his correspondence, documenting his genealogical research. Also included are photocopies of older official documents, illustrating the family tree.
Dates: 1979-1981

Alfred Schutz Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25500
Overview This collection comprises the family papers of the social scientist Alfred Schutz and his family members, including his wife, parents and daughter. The majority of the collection consists of correspondence, especially concerning family members' immigration. Aside from correspondence, the collection holds official, travel and identification papers and vital records, the creative writing of Alfred Schutz and other family members, and a small amount of material on restitution and genealogy.
Dates: 1868-2005; Majority of material found within 1935-1959

Allan T. Hirsh, Jr. Family Trees Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5284
Overview The Allan T. Hirsh, Jr. Family Trees Collection holds the family trees of the Hirsch and related families, compiled by Allan Hirsch.
Dates: 1985-2001

Alois A.F. Marcus Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25297
Overview This collection consists of family and education documents, correspondence and genealogical materials, such as passports, report cards, burial plots and confirmation speeches.
Dates: 1806-1941; Majority of material found within 1908-1941

Anna Herzfeld Woog Family Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10847 / MF 604
Overview 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

Archives of the Society for the History of Czechoslovak Jews

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25443
Overview This collection contains the records of the Society for the History of Czechoslovak Jews, an organization founded in 1961, in New York City, by members of the Joseph Popper unit of B’nai B’rith, to foster and disseminate knowledge about the history and culture of Jews in the Czech and Slovak lands. Along with the Joseph Popper unit and, later, the Holocaust Survivors of Slovakia, the society sponsored an annual memorial service held in New York City to honor Czechoslovak Jews who perished in the Holocaust. A majority of the records are from the tenure of Rabbi Norman Patz as president (1994-2008). The materials primarily comprise correspondence, and items related to the annual memorial service, including texts of addresses, and yizkor memorial booklets. Also included are meeting minutes, letters to the membership, financial reports, writings, speeches, obituaries, clippings, photographs, and printed ephemera. The society's correspondence reflects its participation in cultural events related to Czech and Slovak Jewish history, as well as its relationship to the Jewish communities in the Czech Republic and, to a lesser extent, Slovakia; some correspondence with members contains genealogical information.
Dates: 1962-2010; Majority of material found within 1992-2010

Arthur Czellitzer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 302
Overview The Arthur Czellitzer Collection documents the work of Arthur Czellitzer through his papers on genealogical studies and his creative fiction.
Dates: 1919-1987; Majority of material found within 1930-1943

Baden; Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 138 / MF 1110
Overview Government decrees, reports, manuscripts, clippings and other materials pertaining to Jewish communities in Baden (Germany)
Dates: 1809-2005

Bernard Eckstein Collection Addenda

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25795
Overview The Bernard Eckstein Addenda Collection focuses on providing documentation of the life of the chemist Bernard Eckstein, especially his early life in Ulm, Germany, his education in England and the United States, and his military service during World War II. Documentation of the lives of his parents, brother, and other family members are also present. The collection includes official and personal documents, scrapbooks, family correspondence, biographical and autobiographical narratives, photographs, military documents, newspaper clippings, and other documents.
Dates: 1872-2018; Majority of material found in 1938-1946; 1990-2012

Bernhard Sokolowski-Mirels Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6341
Overview The Bernhard Sokolowski-Mirels Collection contains material pertaining to the family history of the Mirels family and personal documents of the Meyerhof family.
Dates: 1944-1972; Majority of material found within 1928-1942

Braun Family Collection, Nuremberg

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6278
Overview This collection contains papers of various members of the Braun family of Nuremberg, as well as the related Bernhard, Busse and Orfali families. Included are a variety of materials: diaries, household budget and account books, lists, travel diaries, poetry, correspondence, family trees, sketchbooks and a few official papers.
Dates: 1895-2001; Majority of material found within 1905-1939

Bruch-Kassel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7229 / MF 1032
Overview This collection contains material on the related Kassel and Bruch (Bruck) families as well as on the immigration experiences of Fritz Kassel. Included among the collection are correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, notes, family trees, and a few publications.
Dates: 1932-1977; Majority of material found within 1939-1950

Carol Davidson Baird Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10302
Overview The Carol Davidson Baird Papers contain documentation of her family history. The collection includes copies of photographs, certificates and letters of various family members since 1862. It also contains genealogical charts reaching back to the 15th century.
Dates: 1755-2002; Majority of material found within 1918-1988

Carola Levy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 257
Overview The Carola Levy Collection holds the papers of Carola Levy Kaufmann as well as of the Levy and Feldheim families and related families. The collection consists of correspondence, article manuscripts, copies of family members' documents and newspaper clippings, and a friendship book.
Dates: 1823-1978; Majority of material found in 1840-1890, 1965-1975

Denise Wilde Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25189
Overview The Denise Wilde Family Collection holds the papers of members of the Wilde and Szymanski families, with much of the material centering on the life of dentist Herbert Wilde. The collection largely focuses on the immigration of the Wilde family, the education and Belgian dental practice of Herbert Wilde, and the restitution claims of several family members. The collection consists of official and educational documents, correspondence, photographs and family trees.
Dates: 1906-2010; Majority of material found within 1929-1951

Denise Wilde Family Collection Addenda

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25877
Overview The collection contains materials relating to the members of the Wilde family that are addenda to the Denise Wilde Family Collection (AR 25189). The items in this collection consist primarily of restitution correspondence, official documents such as birth and death certificates, as well as a few personal notes by Bertha Wilde and family trees.
Dates: undated, 1906-1969; Majority of material found in 1952-1969

Edith (Lichtenstein) Freese Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25676
Overview The collection is comprised of correspondence, a friendship book, a family tree, and family photographs, which pertain to the life of Edith (Lichtenstein) Freese.
Dates: 1910s-2016

Eger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 21
Overview Genealogical tables and other materials describing the ancestry of Rabbi Akiba Eger (1761-1837) and his descendents.
Dates: 1914-1993

Egon Fromm Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25107
Overview The Egon Fromm Family Collection documents the lives of members of the Fromm and Heumann families, with a focus on the families of Walter Fromm and Carola Heumann, the parents of Egon Fromm. Included is family correspondence that relates to the family's emigration and search for relatives after the war. Other papers include songs and speeches from family weddings, a friendship book, passports and genealogy research for both branches of the family.
Dates: 1912-1987; Majority of material found within 1930-1950

Einstein Family Genealogy Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25622
Overview The Einstein Family Genealogy Collection consists of genealogical research on the family. It includes photocopies of German historical records pertaining to numerous family members, many family trees, genealogical research correspondence, and notes on the resided.
Dates: 1760-1997

Eliane and Roger Herz-Fischler Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25550
Overview The Eliane and Roger Herz-Fischler Family collection contains the papers of their ancestors, including members of the Holländer, Sommer, Fischler (formerly Fischleiber or Fischleber), Furcht, Katzenstein and other related families. The collection focuses on documentation of their lives in Germany and the emigration of some family members and consists of official documents such as birth, death, and naturalization certificates, photographs, correspondence, educational papers, some genealogical notes, and a painting.
Dates: 1891-2011; Majority of material found within 1937-1998

Elizabeth Strauss Plaut Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25309
Overview This collection contains the genealogical research of Elizabeth Strauss Plaut. Papers to be found here include extensive correspondence, family trees, and research notes on the genealogy of the Plaut and Strauss families.
Dates: 1738-2006; Majority of material found within 1973-1999

Emil Mosbacher Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25516
Overview This collection consists of papers of the family of Emil Mosbacher. Prominent are the personal papers and correspondence of Emil and Stephen Sigmund Mosbacher. In addition, the collection holds a number of family photographs and photo albums as well as genealogical information on members of the related Flack and other families.
Dates: 1890-2008; Majority of material found within 1904-1945

Ennis Brandenburger Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25150
Overview The Ennis Brandenburger Family Collection documents the Brandenburger genealogy as well as the family business they established in Wil, Switzerland. Information on the history of the Jewish Community in Gailingen, Germany is also present. The collection includes various official and citizenship certificates, family trees and narratives on the family history, contracts relating to marriage or the transfer of property, photographs and a newspaper clipping.
Dates: 1847-1939; 1990-2005

Eric Werner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2179 / MF 523
Overview Book reviews; clippings; curriculum vitae, slides, manuscripts, musical scores, correspondence, etc.
Dates: 1917-1989

Erna and Werner Blade Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25509
Overview This collection documents the life and work of the Erna and Werner Blade family and details 20th century Jewish life in Wuerzburg, Nuremberg and in exile. It consists mainly of writings; genealogical documents; education, legal and military documents; photographs and postcards.
Dates: 1897-1988; Majority of material found within 1934-1988

Ernst Oppenheim Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25030 / MF 1071
Overview This collection contains the genealogical research of Ernst Oppenheim, and includes his investigations into the Oppenheim, Pasch, Breit, Altschul, Sirkis and Jaffe families. Included are his extensive correspondence, family trees and copies of original documentation, as well as interview transcripts and notes.
Dates: 1861-1999; Majority of material found within 1986-1992