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Minnie Tewel Baum papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-045
Abstract

The collection consists of letters, telegrams, and other papers relating to Minnie Tewel Baum's unsuccessful efforts to aid her cousin, Malie Landsmann, and her family, in escaping Nazi Germany. Included is a photograph of Malie Landsmann, her husband, Chaim, and their daughters, Ida and Peppi.

Dates: 1938-1941

Jacques Benbassat papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-002
Abstract

The collection consists of a photograph album, memoir, passports, and other papers of Jacques Benbassat, a native of Austria who immigrated to the United States in 1949. Materials mostly relate to the Feuerstein family, including identification cards used by Adela Feuerstein, his maternal grandmother, and photographs of Feuerstein family members traveling in Austria and Poland before 1938, when they fled Austria in fear of Nazi persecution.

Dates: 1906-1942, 1998

Fund and Kerner families papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-052
Abstract

The collection consists of photographs, postcards, clippings, memoirs, and other papers relating to the Fund and Kerner families, whose members immigrated to the United States from Poland and Czechoslovakia after World War II.

Dates: 1929-1997

Rudolf Herz papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-050
Abstract

The collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, interviews on videocassette and DVD, photographs, and other papers of Rudolf "Rudy" Herz, a native of Stommeln, Germany, who survived incarceration in Theresienstadt, Auschwitz, and other concentration camps during World War II. After immigrating to the United States in 1946, he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Dates: 1944-2011

Levi and D'Ancona families papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1159
Abstract

Collection includes assorted family records relating to the Levi and D'Ancona families as well as a small amount of materials relating to the Gruenwald/Greenwald family. Also included are the papers of Wendell Mitchell Levi Sr. and his son Dr. Wendell M. Levi Jr.

Dates: 1753-2016; Majority of material found within 1900-2016

James Oliver Rigney, Jr., papers

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Identifier: Mss 0197
Abstract Papers of James Oliver Rigney, Jr., author of the epic fantasy Wheel of Time series of novels written under the pseudonym of Robert Jordan. Materials document Rigney's career as an author beginning with his early novels The Fallon Blood, The Fallon Pride, The Fallon Legacy, and Cheyenne Raiders, written under the pseudonyms of Reagan O'Neal and Jackson...
Dates: 1905-2012; Majority of material found within circa 1968-2012

Jakob Rosenthal papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1109
Abstract

Biographical material, writings, typescripts, photographs, and other assorted papers of Jakob Rosenthal, historian, educator, and writer. As a journalist Rosenthal wrote extensively on contemporary Jewish history, literature, and life, as well as Zionism, its history, and the State of Israel, for various European, Middle Eastern, and American daily newspapers.

Dates: 1928-1995

Robert Schwartz papers

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Identifier: Mss 1168
Abstract

The papers of Robert Schwartz, medical doctor and captain, in the United States Army during World War II. Papers and artifacts reflect his service and activities during the war and as a participant of the liberation of Buchenwald. Included are photographs and a letter documenting the atrocities at Buchenwald concentration camp.

Dates: 1933-1968; Majority of material found within 1942-1945

Renata Somers collection of Holocaust photographs

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Identifier: Mss 1065-044
Abstract

The collection consists of copy negatives, contact sheets, and digital images of the destruction of the synagogue in Holešov, Czechoslovakia, in 1941, by the Nazis. Also included are images of photographs, postcards, and letters relating to Renata Somers's grandfather, Jakub Michalowski, cantor of the Holešov Jewish community, who was killed at Auschwitz in 1944.

Dates: 1941

Ethel Jorgensen Stafford papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-021
Abstract

The collection consists of images, postcards, clippings, and photocopies of Ethel Jorgensen Stafford, a U.S. Army nurse who was stationed in Germany in 1945. Included are atrocity photographs of concentration camp victims and photographs of war damage to German cities where Jorgensen was based, including Aachen, Viersen, Gardelegen, and Berlin.

Dates: 1943-1951, 2008

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