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Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:

Additional Records of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in the Lithuanian Central State Archives

 Collection
Identifier: RG 8002
Overview The materials in this collection constitute a semi-random sample of the pre-war archive that was transferred to the Central State Archives of the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic following the liquidation of the Vilnius Jewish Museum in 1949. The collection includes records of YIVO work and activities, financial records, correspondence, and publications; documents about pogroms in Ukraine, and Red Army and Soviet activity in Vilna and Bialystok; and a significant amount of records of socialist, communist, and Zionist political parties, as well as associated newspapers and one-time publications.
Dates: 1903-1941

Babette Wampold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-912
Overview This collection contains the papers of Babette Wampold and the Alabama Council to Save Soviet Jews and documents their activities on behalf of the American Soviet Jewry Movement. The collection is comprised of correspondence, case files, clippings, newsletters, photographs, and trip reports.
Dates: undated, 1969-2003; Majority of material found within 1976-1991

Bernhard Boyneburg (Barber) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25110
Overview The collection contains handwritten and typed manuscripts of essays by Bernhard Boyneburg about Richard Wagner and various other topics. Also included is the copy of a letter from the International Tracing Service of the Red Cross about the fate of Bernhard Barber, his wife and his son.
Dates: ca. 1919-1975

Daniel Lessmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4728
Overview The collection contains 77 letters and essays by Daniel Lessmann. The letters start in 1813 when Daniel Lessmann was just 19 years old and they continue to the year 1831 when he died.
Dates: 1794-1979; Majority of material found within 1813-1831

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

Ernst Mueller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6736
Overview This collection contains the papers of Ernst Mueller: mathematician, writer, philosopher and librarian. The most prominent material here are his unpublished writings, including autobiographical items such as diaries and memoirs along with essays, articles and drafts of longer works. Major themes of the collection reflect Mueller's interest in Kabbalah and anthroposophy, in addition to a number of works relating to various areas of Jewish studies. Other materials in this collection include correspondence of Ernst Mueller and his wife Frieda, notes, many poems of himself and his brother Edmund, and a few biographical articles and official papers.
Dates: 1891-1984; Majority of material found within 1919-1954

Franklin C. West Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25112 / MF 1025
Overview This collection is comprised of the historian Franklin C. West's research on Emil Ludwig and his works. It primarily includes an extensive amount of notes and articles assembled during West's research. In addition, there is some correspondence and drafts of articles.
Dates: 1909-1997

Fred Cahnmann Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25508
Overview The Fred Cahnmann Family Collection documents portions of the lives of Fred Cahnmann and other Cahnmann family members. In addition it provides genealogical research on the Cahnmann and related families. The collection includes many family trees, correspondence, photographs, official documents, articles and newspaper clippings and research notes.
Dates: 1859-1992; Majority of material found within 1920-1985

Georg Hermann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7074
Overview This collection depicts the life and work of the author Georg Hermann. The main focus of this collection is his literary estate, and the collection contains extensive manuscripts of both his fiction and non-fiction writings, including novels, shorter fiction, essays, and articles. In addition, it also holds correspondence, clippings, photos, official documents and papers, writings by others about Georg Hermann and his work, and a few photos.
Dates: 1837-2001

George H. Asher Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6555/MF 766
Overview The collection holds the professional and private documents of George Harry Asher. The emphasis is on correspondence, writings and official papers. Advertising proofs reflect Asher's work and career. Prominent among the material is an autobiographical sketch and correspondence between Asher and his mother, shortly before her deportation in 1941. The collection also holds material, such as correspondence, manuscripts and articles about Oskar Maria Graf, a close friend to Asher.
Dates: 1925- 1994

Guide to the Elli Kohen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ASF AR 22
Overview This collection contains the research of University of Miami professor of photobiology and medical researcher Elli Kohen. Professor Kohen was a prolific writer in a variety of topics ranging from photobiology to the history of cats to the study of Ladino and Sephardic Jewry. The bulk of this collection contains his notes and drafts of essays and book chapters on the history of Sephardic and Turkish Jews.
Dates: undated, 1999-2002

Gustav and Hannah Landau Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25357
Overview This collection pertains to the personal lives of Gustav and Hannah Landau née Stein, especially centering on their lives in the 1930s. The focus of the collection is the handwritten correspondence exchanged between the couple, as well as their experiences with Zionism and the youth group Kadimah. Other notable items include a photo album and school and university papers.
Dates: 1923-1947; Majority of material found within 1930-1933

Hugo Fantl Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25337
Overview The Hugo Fantl Collection provides a brief glimpse into the life of businessman Hugo Fantl as well as a more detailed view of his family's restitution claims. Included are papers of Hugo Fantil such as official, military, professional and financial documents, restitution correspondence and legal papers.
Dates: 1915-1975

Julian Spiegel Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7235
Overview This collection contains the family correspondence and papers of the engineer Julian Spiegel. About half the collection consists of copies of the family's letters to Julian and Kaethe Spiegel. In addition the collection includes copies of legal and official correspondence, official documents, family trees, educational and professional papers and various other personal papers.
Dates: 1883-1961

Kern-Martin Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25815
Overview The Kern-Martin Family Collection contains extensive family correspondence and documentation of members of the related Kern-Martin, Kern, Temple, and other families. Correspondence with friends, colleagues, and more distant relatives is included. Other family members' papers include many family photographs, education documents, writings and diaries, official documents, obituaries, and other papers.
Dates: 1863; 1903-2003; Majority of material found within 1936-1969

Kornstein-Rosenthal Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6280
Overview The Kornstein-Rosenthal Collection documents the most notable events in the lives of members of the Kornstein and related families, especially of Adolf and Suse Kornstein. Prominent in this collection is the comprehensive family correspondence, providing a view of the daily events of family members for nearly two decades. In addition, the collection contains a detailed narrative based on these letters. Other material includes educational and official papers, some compositions of family members, family trees and other genealogical information and photographs.
Dates: 1867-1988; Majority of material found within 1924-1941

Ludwig Misch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2073 / MF 1084
Overview The Ludwig Misch Collection documents the musical career and life of the musicologist Ludwig Misch. Included in this collection are numerous essays and reviews about several composers, memoirs, personal correspondence and a small amount of family papers. Those documents give an impression of Ludwig Misch's varied activities in the field of music.
Dates: 1933-1967; Majority of material found within 1930s-1940s

Marion and Warner Bass Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6590/MF 753
Overview This collection describes the work and lives of the composer, conductor, and accompanist Warner S. Bass and his wife, the singer Marion Corda Bass. Most prominent among the materials of this collection are the music scores created by Warner Bass; they include works he composed, arranged, orchestrated, transcribed, or performed. Other items include personal documents, correspondence, published sheet music, photographs, essays, notes, concert and recital programs, press releases, and clippings.
Dates: 1888-1990

Max Busyn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7093
Overview The Max Busyn collection centers on material about the German-Jewish philosopher Constantin Brunner and the circle of devotes around him. The collection consists primarily of essays and correspondence between several followers of Brunner, who tried to reactivate the circle and to republish Brunner's work in the 1950s and 1960s after the Nazis had destroyed it.
Dates: 1903-1975; Majority of material found within 1930-1960

Max Rieser Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7207
Overview The Max Rieser Collection predominantly documents the life and work of the lawyer, philosopher and writer Max Rieser. The main subjects of the collection are his life, his writing and his publishing work. The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, clippings, official documents and photographs.
Dates: 1906-1980

National Association of Jewish Social Workers records

 Collection
Identifier: I-88
Overview Contains programs and papers read at the Annual Meetings of 1915-1916, the resolution passed at a special meeting in 1915 re the founding the School for Jewish Communal Work, the pension plan proposals, and correspondence re the Summer School for Social Work held jointly with the Jewish Chautauqua Society. Includes correspondence with the American Jewish Committee, National Americanization Committee, National Conference of Jewish Charities, New York City Board of Education, and the U.S. Dept. of Labor Immigration Bureau relating to the work of the association. Contains also the correspondence of Cyrus Adler, Ludwig Bernstein, Louis d. Brandeis, Lee K. Frankel, Israel Friedlander, Oscar Leonard, Louis Levin, Irving Lipsitch, Minnie F. Low, Louis Marshall, Belle Moskowitz, Milton Reizenstein, H.L. Sabsovich, Philip Seman, and Morris D. Waldman.
Dates: undated, 1908, 1911-1917

Norman Salit (1896-1960) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-35
Overview This collection contains material relating to Norman Salit's activities with various organizations, including the Synagogue Council of America, the Rabbinical Assembly of America, the Wartime Emergency Commission for Conservative Judaism, the Boy Scouts of America, the Jewish Education Committee, the American Child Guidance Foundation, Religion in American Life, the Valley Forge Foundation, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and the National Community Relations Advisory Council. There are also speeches, writings, sermons, items related to Sharit's legal work and Zionist activities, as well as some letters from Mordecai Kaplan.
Dates: undated, 1916-1965; undated, 1916-1965

Paula Elkisch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25231
Overview The Paula Elkisch Collection contains her writings on psychoanalysis and her poetry and prose. It also contains her research notes as background information on those writings.
Dates: 1924-1989; Majority of material found within 1948-1979

Philipp Loewenfeld Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 789
Overview The Philipp Loewenfeld Collection mainly consists of legal documents and correspondence with Loewenfeld's colleagues.
Dates: 1850-2006; Majority of material found within 1909-1934

Rabbi Gunter and Ruth Hirschberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25206
Overview This collection consists of the writings of Gunter Hirschberg and Hedwig Burchard (Ruth Hirschberg's mother). The bulk of the collection is Hedwig Burchard's writings. In addition, Ruth Hirschberg's Poesiealbum (1929) can be found in the collection, along with a family tree of the Burchard family.
Dates: 1890-1989

Rabbi Robert L. Lehman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25598
Overview The Rabbi Robert L. Lehman Collection focuses on the development of a rabbi and of his role leading his congregations. The collection includes copious sermons, substantial correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, notes, congregational and conference publications, photographs, diplomas, and a few objects.
Dates: 1928-2013; Majority of material found within 1950-2002

Renee Aldor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10986
Overview The primary focus of the Renee Aldor Collection is on the immigration experience of Renee and Ernst Aldor and Ernst Aldor's internment in Dachau. Documentation on these subjects includes various official documents, including identification papers, immigration documentation, and some correspondence. In addition, about half of the collection consists of photographs, including family snapshots and a photo album.
Dates: 1921-1990s; Majority of material found within 1938-1969

Robert Allen Simon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-518
Overview The collection consists of personal papers, records from educational institutions and articles written by Robert Simon. Also included are items related to Simon’s burning of his draft card to protest the Vietnam War, including court records, personal notes and correspondence. The collection reflects the role in modern American society of a young Jew involved in liberal causes and the literary world.
Dates: 1947-1983

Ronya Schwaab Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-909
Overview This collection documents the life and activities of dancer and activist Ronya Schwaab. The collection contains material related to her activities advocating for Soviet Jews, lecturing on various topics, her trips abroad, and writing reviews for numerous books. It also includes correspondence with family, friends, and various officials in both the public and non-profit spheres of politics and business. The collection contains numerous photographs and certificates that further document her activities and accomplishments.
Dates: undated, 1877-2001; Majority of material found within 1958-2001

Toni Oelsner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 3970
Overview The bulk of this collection consists of typescripts, research articles and notes as well as newspaper articles which the researcher and historian Toni Oelsner wrote on the subject of Jews in medieval Germany. Her research deals with anti-Judaic and anti-Semitic stereotypes, as they appeared in the Christian culture of southern Germany. In particular Oelsner analyzed economic processes and their impact on and creating of anti-Semitic harassment and persecution against Jewish communities in southern Germany. Research works that drew public attention relate to anti-Judaic violent persecutions in Endingen in the 1460s.
Dates: 1911-1979; Majority of material found within 1960-1979