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 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 451 Collections and/or Records:

Hilde Moses Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10038
Abstract

Vital records and other personal documents and certificates pertaining to Josef Dahl and his wife Frieda née Frank. Also included are school-, military-, and financial papers of Frieda’s father Hermann Frank, in addition to 3 marriage certificates for members of the Frank and Dahl families: Hermann Frank and Philippina Kahn, 1885; Bertha Blum and Nathan Kahn, 1892; and Josef Dahl and Frieda Kahn, 1919.

Dates: 1814-1959; Majority of material found in 1880s-1938

Hirsch-Wormser Family/Messingwerk AG collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 500
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, reminiscences, and published materials pertaining to the “Messingwerke“ metal company and its successor firms in Halberstadt, Germany. The file also includes personal documents pertaining to Joseph Hirsch (1809-1871); Jenny Wormser née Hirsch (1848-1916) and others.

Dates: 1812-1988

Hope Feitelberg families collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6143
Abstract

The collection consists of memoirs and other manuscripts by David Feitelberg and other members of the Feitelberg-Hope families.

Dates: 1895-1993

Howard and Jenny Hall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25249 / MF 907
Abstract

The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between Howard and Jenny Hall, exchanged between 1943 and 1944. There is also correspondence documenting their efforts to bring their family members from Germany to the United States between 1939 and 1941. In addition, the collection contains the transcript and the translation of an interview, Howard Hall gave in Germany in 1996.

Dates: 1922-1997

Hugo Steinthal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4056 / MF 730
Abstract

The bulk of the collection consists of extensive research notes for a history of the Saarland and Lorraine and their Jewish communities from the 14th century until 1938, with a notable gap for the 19th century.

Dates: 1922-1958

Ida Loewenson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11990
Abstract

Various writings - poetry, short stories, essays, etc. - of Ida Loewenson, who used the penname Ida Loefen. Also included are Loewinson family trees.

Dates: 1901-1969

Ilse Rothblat Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25129 / MF 921
Abstract

Correspondence, documents, cookbook.

Dates: 1857-1970

Individuals

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25474
Abstract

This is a collection of clippings pertaining mostly to German-Jewish individuals, whose life, accomplishment, or death had been noteworthy enough to trigger the interest of an editor at a newspaper or a journal. From the 1960s to the end of the 20th century, archivists at the Leo Baeck Institute perused dailies, immigrants’ journals and periodicals of special interest groups in the United States, in Israel, in various European countries and beyond to discover traces of the scattered survivors of German-speaking Jewry. Birthday celebrations, special anniversaries and obituaries as well as reports about deeds and accomplishments were clipped from the publications and collected. Today, these clippings bear testimony of all these individuals’ lives and German speaking Jewry as a whole.

Dates: 1960s - 1990s

Ingrid Decker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11676
Abstract

Three essays by Ingrid Decker are bound together into one illustrated typescript. They all report about Jewish German survivors of the Holocaust and their emigrations to Mexico and to the Dominican Republic.

Dates: 1910-1984

Inventory of the Eberbach Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1412
Abstract

The collection contains primarily biographical abstracts of Jewish personalities who were born in Eberbach. Also included are a few historic documents and a short glimpse at the history of the Jewish community in Eberbach.

Dates: circa 1913 - 2019

Irma C. Erman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4106
Abstract

The collection contains plays and poems by the writer Irma Erman, mainly reflecting on the plight of German Jewish refugees in Shanghai. Also included are poems by Carl Sandburg in German translation.

Dates: 1939-1992

Irmgard Schüler Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 786
Abstract

The collection contains various materials pertaining to Oskar Schüler, his wife Martha, and their daughter Irmgard Schüler.

Dates: 1901-1968

Isaac de la Motta Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-493
Abstract

Contains certified copies of various documents presented to the court and pertaining to the estate of Isaac de la Motta of Charleston, South Carolina. Included is a copy of a deed of sale for slaves owned by Sarah Canter de la Motta and witnessed by John Canter, and a copy of the ketubah, in Hebrew and also in translation, of Isaac de la Motta and Sarah Canter, signed by Levi Sheftall, Abraham De Lyon, Isaac Franks, Raphael Da Costa Amesquita, and Isaac de la Motta, with accompanying affadavits. It is unclear for what purpose these documents were prepared.

Dates: 1796-1832

Isidor A. Popper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25225 / MF 1015
Abstract

The collection contains mainly letters written to Isidor Popper before and during the German invasion of Czechoslovakia, asking for asylum in the United States. Also included are business records pertaining to Isidor Popper.

Dates: 1914-1951

Isidor Weisskopf Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBI-JMB-2008.1
Abstract

Letters addressed to Isidor Weisskopf, Feb. 1939 - Dec. 1940, from his relatives and other members of the Jewish community in Ratibor (today Racibórz, Poland) about their planned or successful emigration.

Dates: 1936-1967

Jacob Bernays - Hans Bach Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7168 / MF 605
Abstract

Correspondence and other documents collected and written by Hans Bach for the publication of his book about Jacob Bernays and the history of German Jewish intellectual life in the 19th century. Also included are autographs pertaining to Jacob Bernays and materials about his father, Rabbi Chacham Isaac Bernays.

Dates: 1840-1937

Jacoby Family Collection Lychen

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4624 / MF 1055
Abstract

The collection consists of various archival materials pertaining to the Jacoby family in Lychen (Brandenburg, Germany). In particular, it comprises citizenship papers and other vital documents as well as business ledgers from the 19th century. There is 20th century correspondence, mainly about genealogy, and clippings documenting conditions in Germany in 1934.

Dates: 1810-1977; Majority of material found within 1840-1934

Jakob Katz and Gerti Birnbaum Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 913
Abstract

The collection contains the correspondence between Jakob Katz and his fiancée Gerti Birnbaum, and comprises 195 letters in seven folders. Katz's letters were written in Frankfurt, in Magyargencs (Hungary), and in London; Birnbaum's' letters were written in Kissingen, Antwerp, Amsterdam, Kreuznach, Berlin, Jerusalem, London, Frankfurt, and Tel Aviv. The earliest letter is dated July 1, 1933, and the last was written on February 18, 1936. Some letters are undated or appear to have been written by a third person.

Dates: undated, 1933-1936

Jakob Wassermann Autographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 253
Abstract

The collection contains 37 letters and postcards written by Jakob Wassermann to family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances, covering a variety of topics, from the deeply personal (his negative feelings toward his wife), to the professional (the sale of his books), and to the mundane (his appreciation for the United States). Most letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.

Dates: 1898-1933

Jakob Wassermann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2189
Abstract

The collection consists mainly of published and unpublished reminiscences about the author Jakob Wassermann by journalists and remote family mebers. Also included are two original autographs by Wassermann himself.

Dates: 1922-1991

Jerome and Irene B. Bayer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25000 / MF 886
Abstract

Correspondence, photos, brochures, newspaper clippings, collection of theater plays by Jerome Bayer.

Dates: 1930s-1980s

Jerome Bayer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6571
Abstract

The collection contains a small section of family papers and personal correspondence. The bulk of the collection consists of materials related to Bayer's professional life and his writings.

Dates: 1928-1993

Jessurun family collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 1213
Abstract

The collection pertains to the Portuguese Jewish Jessurun family in 19th century Hamburg, including business and private documents.

Dates: 1798-1841

Jewish Agency Mission to the Iberian Peninsula [October 1943 - September 1945].

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 774
Abstract

The collection contains various materials pertaining to the Jewish Agency Mission to the Iberian Peninsula, October 1943 - September 1945.

Dates: 1943-1989

Jewish Institutions of Adult Education in Berlin – Collection of Lectures

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 492
Abstract

The collection holds mostly manuscripts of lectures given primarily at institutions of Jewish adult education. They were given by various scholars, lecturing on Judaism; Jewish history; Jewish philosophy; and other topics pertaining to Jewish culture.

Dates: undated, 1933-1935

Jews in France collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4078
Abstract

Original documents from France pertaining to her Jewish population during World War I; the inter-war period; and the time of German occupation during World War II. Most documents originated with the Comité français d’information et d’action auprès des Juif des pays neutres and with the Alliance Israélite Universelle.

Dates: 1915-1943

Jews in Germany after 1945 collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4197
Abstract

The collection consists of clippings from West-German, Swiss, and US newspapers, as well as some correspondence, published materials and ephemera, describing various aspects of Jews in Germany after the Holocaust.

Dates: 1951-1995

Jews in Weimar

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6261
Abstract

This small collection holds name lists of Jewish residents in Weimar, 1879-1941, as well as reports from survivors of the Holocaust in Weimar. Also included is correspondence, describing these reports’ provenance.

Dates: 1986-1991

Johanna Fischer Family Collection.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4289 / MF 774
Abstract

Family documents (1882-1939); photographs.

Dates: c.1882-1939

John H. Bergmann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 4861 / MF 613
Abstract

Extensive collection of genealogical information, family trees, manuscripts, and clippings on Swabian Jewish communities, with a special focus on the Jewish community in Laupheim.

Dates: 1810-1991