Found in 453 Collections and/or Records:
[Mortgage indenture of the Jew Löw and his wife Haya of Markelsheim]
Handwritten mortgage indenture of the Jew Loew (Levi) and his wife Haya of Marckelsheim (today Markelsheim in Bad Mergentheim), Franconia, in favor of Johann Theobald Falkner, November 11, 1659. Also included are an appraisal and a typed translation of the document.
Moshe and Nora Tavor collection
The collection contains official documents pertaining to Nora Tavor, née Heller and to her second husband, Moshe Tavor, formerly Fritz Tauber. Also included is some information about Nora Tavor’s first husband, Leo Baum, and about her mother Elsa Hahn.
Nahum N. Glatzer Collection
The collection contains typescripts of articles by Nahum N. Glatzer, mostly with his handwritten additions. Interspersed are newspaper clippings about Glatzer (including an obituary). Also included are printed and typed pages, listing archival holdings in the Glatzer estate.
Nathan Eidinger Collection
The bulk of the collection holds manuscripts, correspondence and clippings pertaining to the work of the industrialist Nathan Eidinger in achieving emancipation for Romanian Jews after World War One. Also included are documents related to his and his family’s plight in Switzerland and France during World War Two.
National Council of Jewish Women Collection
Case files (containing correspondence, handwritten notes, application forms, documents, and affidavits) in addition to general correspondence, speeches, brochures, and newspaper clippings from the Immigration and Naturalization Office of the National Council of Jewish Women, Worcester Section, regarding assistance provided to Jewish immigrants and permanent residents seeking citizenship from the 1930s to the 1970s. Case files include office correspondence with individuals, Jewish social service agencies, lawyers in the United States and Germany, and the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service. Some case files also contain correspondence and personal statements in support of reparations claims filed with the West German government.
Neisser Family Collection
Genealogical tables and accompanying materials pertaining to the Neisser family from Upper Silesia, Germany.
Nones family of Philadelphia papers
Contains materials from David B. Nones (1783-1837), Benjamin Nones (1757-1826), and Joseph B. Nones (1797-1887). Materials of David Nones are three letters, dated 1810, to his parents, in which David asks for approval of his marriage to a non-Jew, promises her conversion, and describes his cargo's seizure in Cophenhagen; one letter, dated 1825, to David's son, Joseph, offering fatherly advice, two letters, dated 1824, from David's sister Esther and Solomon Jacobs of Richmond, Va., recommending the health spa at Whiter Sulphur Springs; two letters in Spanish, dated 1824 and 1829, from David's brother-in-law, Felix C. Rossi of Cadiz, and a nephew, Chinaud, in Cuba discussing the heavy emigration from Europe to America and their own projected trips to Cuba and the U.S.; and three letters, dated 1829, describing David's settlement of claims against the French from Napoloenic times and U.S. legislation. Materials of Benjamin Nones are three legal documents signed by Nones as a notary public in Philadelphia, and photocopies of letters from Nones to his son, Joseph, and from Joseph to his mother regarding his marriage to Eveline DeLeon. Legal documents are dated 1803-1823; letters are dated 1822-1823. Materials of Joseph Nones include a manuscript biography of experiences in the U.S. Navy during which time Nones served as private secretary to Henry Clay at the negotiations of the Treaty of Ghent. Also includes biographies of Albert Gallatin, Jonathan Russell, and John Lawrence.
Norbert Troller Collection
Extensive autobiographical manuscript by Troller, with illustrations and other supporting material, discussing his family and community, his early life, and his experiences during and after the Holocaust.
Ottilie Schoenewald Collection
Correspondence of Schoenewald with institutions and individuals, including Leo Baeck, Klara Caro, Dora Edinger, Alfred Hirschberg, Selma Jolowicz, Hannah Karminski, Ernst Lowenthal, and Lilli Marx; Manuscripts, clippings, and offprints of articles, lectures, and speeches, by Schoenewald and others, on feminism, social work, the Juedischer Frauenbund, post-World War II Germany, U.S. immigration laws, and denazification; Material on Bertha Pappenheim; Records of the Juedischer Frauenbund; Records of the International Council of Jewish Women; Clippings.
Otto Ernst Riegner Family Collection
The bulk of the correspondence is from Hugo Riegner in Berlin-Charlottenburg (Germany) to his son, Otto-Ernst Riegner in Philadelphia.
Otto Fantl Collection
The three scrapbooks (“Stammbücher”) by Otto Fantl were his guest books in his house in Prague. Visitors – individuals working in politics, art, literature, and science – signed the pages, often adding comments, mostly in Czech, but also in German, French, English, and Russian. There is a total of 272 entries, accompanied by obituaries and other clippings, as well as handwritten notes and photographs, providing further information about the various individuals.
Otto Meyerhof Collection
The Otto Meyerhof Collection contains some of his writings – letters, poems and articles – either in form of transcripts or in various publications; there is one single, undated letter in the original. The collection also contains biographical writings about Otto Meyerhof.
Papers of Gustave Eisner
The collection consists of:
1. Materials relating to the PPS (Polska Partia Socjalistyczna - Polish Socialist Party), including trial records and proclamations, 1905-1912
2. Proclamations by the Socialist-Zionist Party (SS) and the Bund, 1905 and 1934
3. Correspondence: family (1912-1938) and general (1911-1938, including a number of letters from Yiddish writers)
4. Records pertaining to the activities of various Łódź landsmanshaftn in the U.S.
5. Manuscripts, notes, printed articles, and personal documents of Gustav Eisner
6. Photographs taken in Poland, some during World War I
7. Records of the Gustave Eisner Travel Bureau, 1930s
Papers of the Jacobson-Schule in Seesen
The collection combines various documents pertaining to the school’s actuality and the diversity of its students from its earliest days in the early 19th century to its 175th anniversary in 1976.
Paul Aron Collection
Papers, photos, scores
Paul Eppstein Collection
The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings in remembrance (and mostly praise) of Paul Eppstein. Also included are photocopies of official documents pertaining to Eppstein’s academic career.
Paul J. Jacobi Collection
The Paul J. Jacobi Collection consists of two heavily annotated typescripts, exploring aspects of German-Jewish genealogy and accompanying materials.
Paul Josephthal Collection
The bulk of the collection consists of transcripts of Paul Josephthal’s memoirs 1916-1918 during World War I in Romania, when he commanded a unit of German soldiers as an ‘Etappenkommandant’ (Rear Echelon Commander).
Paul Rieger Collection
The collection documents a very wide spectrum of Paul Rieger’s writings and interests. Series I contains personal documents such as his ordination certificate as well as Rieger’s correspondence. The most extensive part of the collection is Series 2: Writings, which contains a variety of manuscripts, articles, notes, index cards, correspondence, excerpts and lectures. Rieger’s articles cover a wide scope of topics, incuding Jewish and non-Jewish issues. His main work however, was Zur Geschichte der Juden in Rom. Series 3 holds a vast amount of off-prints about different subjects, such as on Jewish and non-Jewish topics, on Palestine and Israel as well as on Leo Baeck. Series 4 consists of Jewish, Yiddish, Israeli and German newspapers, and newsletters of Jewish communities in Germany. Series 5: Varia covers miscellaneous documents, such as letters of protection, legal documents, an abundance of marriage contracts, original signatures of Jewish personalities such as of Martin Buber and a record of the first meeting of the Centralverein deutscher Staatsbuerger juedischen Glaubens. There are also various pictures and drawings of different places, synagogues and people. Series 6: Oversized Materials contains Hebrew learning material, newspapers and fliers of Germany as well as Nazi propaganda.
Pauline Unger collection
Letters to Pauline’s daughter, Frieda Ehrenstein and her family (her husband, Joseph and their daughter, Elizabeth).
Pavel and Winn Family Collection.
The collection contains materials pertaining to the Winn-Pavel families, mainly their personal correspondence with friends and family members, and also literary works of Josef Wiener (Joseph Alcantara Winn) and Richard Weiner.
Peter Freund Collection
The collection contains various documents pertaining to Peter Freund and his activity as a rabbi, scholar, and writer.
Peter Kollisch Collection
Philipp Auerbach Collection
Private and official correspondence as well as various writings pertaining to Dr. Philipp Auerbach
Porges von Portheim Collection
Handwritten memoir (photocopy) by Moses Porges and his description of Jakob Frank's "court”, as well as typed transcripts and related correspondence.
Prager Family Collection
The collection contains various documents pertaining to Rabbi Dr. Isaac Prager and his son the psychiatrist Dr. Joseph Prager.
Private Juedische Waldschule Kaliski
Rabbi Walter Plaut Memorial Collection
This collection consists mainly of correspondence, manuscripts and other documents pertaining to the death of Rabbi Walter Plaut on January 3, 1964. Most of the condolences are addressed to his widow Hadassah Plaut from his colleagues, congregants, students, and many others. Also included are get-well-letters that Rabbi Plaut received during his battle with cancer in 1963 and a memorial scrapbook by Walter Plaut’s son Joshua.
Raphael Kahn collection
The collection contains mostly photographs of Raphael Kahn and his mother, Mirjam in Palestine and in Germany. Also included are Raphael Kahn’s baby-book, covering his development from 1922 to 1927 in the handwritings of his parents (?); and a note book/diary of Fritz Kahn (?) with entries from 1923-1924.
Raphael Levi Collection
The collection contains various documents and manuscripts pertaining to Dr. med. Raphael Levi, a dentist who worked in Munich.