Guide to the Edmund Jerusalem Collection, 1890-1993 

AR 6553

Processed by Julie Dawson

Leo Baeck Institute

Center for Jewish History

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Center for Jewish History, Publisher.
Finding aid encoded in EAD 2002 by Timothy Ryan Mendenhall on 2012-05-22. Finding aid written in English.
January 15, 2013  Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Creator:Jerusalem, Edmund, 1879-1962
Title:Edmund Jerusalem Collection
Dates:1890-1993
Abstract:The collection is primarily composed of school, university, and legal documents of Edmund Jerusalem. There are also some manuscripts on his biography and on the life of his friends and colleagues.
Languages:This collection is in German, Hebrew and English.
Quantity:3 folders
Identification:AR 6553
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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Biographical Note

Edmund Jerusalem was born in 1879 in Nikolsburg, Moravia. In 1885 the family moved to Vienna, where the father, Wilhelm Jerusalem, lectured at the university. Edmund studied history, geography and German literature and from 1910 on taught at the Neue Wiener Handelsakademie. In 1939, he and his wife emigrated to Israel.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection is primarily composed of school, university, and legal documents of Edmund Jerusalem. There are also some manuscripts on his biography and on the life of his friends and colleagues.

The manuscripts in folder 1 include a biography and biographical notes on Edmund Jerusalem (by his wife) as well as materials on Edmund and Wilhelm Jerusalem and a note from Henni Feuchtwanger to Anna Jerusalem. Notably, there is a typescript poem dedicated to Wilhelm Jerusalem by Anton Wildgans.

The certificates and documents in folders 2 and 3 represent a comprehensive collection of Edmund Jerusalem's school and professional records, including testing results, curriculum vitae, numerous certificates, and contracts. Some of the documents in these folders also pertain to Wilhelm Jerusalem.

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:
Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011
email: lbaeck@lbi.cjh.org

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Access Points

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

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Related Material

See also Edmund Jerusalem's memoirs Lebenserinnerungen in the LBI Memoir Collection, ME 907.

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Separated Material

A portrait photograph of Max Kassowitz has been removed to the LBI Photograph Collection.

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Edmund Jerusalem Collection; AR 6553; box number; folder number; Leo Baeck Institute.

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Other Finding Aid

There is an overview of the documents submitted by the donor in the front of folder 1.

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Follow the links to access the digitized materials.

 

Container list:

BoxFolderTitleDate
11Manuscripts by David Feuchtwang, poem by Anton Wildgans, varia1914-1993
12School certificates and report cards1890-1899
13University and teaching certificates and other legal documents1900-1935
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