Guide to the Ludwig Feuchtwanger Collection, 1908-1973

AR 6001 / MF 562

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Finding aid was encoded in EAD 2002 by Chris Bentley on June 8, 2010. Description is in English.
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Creator:Feuchtwanger, Ludwig
Title:Ludwig Feuchtwanger Collection
Dates:1908-1973
Abstract:Correspondence with individuals, including Alexander Altmann, Werner Cahnmann, Guido Kisch, Raphael Straus, and Max Warburg; business correspondence with publishers and organizations; correspondence with family members, including his brother, the novelist Lion Feuchtwanger.
Languages:This collection is in German, English and Hebrew.
Quantity:5 linear feet
Identification:AR 6001 / MF 562
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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Biographical Note

Born in Munich on November 28, 1885, Ludwig Feuchtwanger was trained as a lawyer, but worked as an author, journalist, and publisher. He was editor of the publishing house Duncker & Humbolt and lecturer at the "Mittelstelle der juedischen Erwachsenenbildung." He emigrated to Great Britain in 1939, where he was briefly interned on the Isle of Man. He was a lecturer at the "Jewish Historical Society of England" and died in Winchester, Great Britain, on July 14, 1947.

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Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with individuals, including Alexander Altmann, Werner Cahnmann, Guido Kisch, Raphael Straus, and Max Warburg; business correspondence with publishers and organizations; correspondence with family members, including his brother, the novelist Lion Feuchtwanger.

Manuscripts by Feuchtwanger on various topics, including the Jewish Question and history and sociology of the Jews; clippings by and about Feuchtwanger; and photos.

Curricula vitae, bibliographies, professional documents, and material relating to Feuchtwanger's search for employment in Great Britain, including letters of recommendation from Leo Baeck, Leo Baerwald, and Martin Buber.

Manuscripts by other individuals, including Bertha Badt-Strauss, Chaim Bloch, Werner Cahnmann, Dora Edinger, Georg Hermann, Hans Kohn, and Nelly Sachs.

Field letters from the Verein Mekor Chajim, an orthodox group affiliated with the Israelitische Religionsgesellschaft of Frankfurt am Main, to Jewish soldiers during World War I; sermons from the Nazi period by various rabbis, including: Alexander Altmann, Joseph Carlebach, Max Eschelbacher, Moses Hoffmann, Jakob Horovitz, Alfred Jospe, Max Kapustin, Emil Levy, Siegmund Maybaum, Hermann Schreiber, Caesar Seligmann, and Hermann Vogelstein.

The following individuals are mentioned in this collection:

Altmann, Alexander; Badt-Strauss, Bertha; Baeck, Leo; Baer, Erwin; Baerwald, Leo; Baumgarten, Beate; Ben-Chorin, Shalom; Ben-Gavriel, M.Y.; Bialik, Chaim Nachman; Blau, Ernst; Bloch, Chaim; Bloch, Olga; Blumenfeld, Walter; Bornstein, Paul; Buber, Martin; Caesar, Egon; Cahnmann, Werner; Carlebach, Joseph; Cohen, Carl; Cohn, Willie; Doernberg, Erwin; Edinger, Dora; Eisenstaedter, Julius; Ernst, Rudolf; Eschelbacher, Max; Essrog, Chaim; Feuchtwanger, Lion; Flank, Joseph; Fraenkel, Fitz Meir; Friedlaender, Fritz; Fuerstenthal, Ernst; Gallinger, Arthur; Glaser, Siegfried; Gundersheimer, Hermann; Guttmann, Julius; Hepner, Isi; Hermann, Georg; Herz, Reinhold; Hirsch, Siegmund; Hirschfeld, Georg; Hoffmann, Moses; Homburger, Hanna; Horovitz, Jakob; Joachimsthal-Schwabe, Anna; Jospe, Alfred; Kapustin, Max; Katten, M.; Kisch, Guido; Kohn, Hans; Lamm, Hans; Lamm, Louis; Leisegang, Hans; Lemkowitz, Albert; Lemle, Heinrich; Leuner, Leo; Levi, Julius Walter; Levy, Emil; Lichtenstein, Erich; Loewe, Fritz; Loewe, Heinrich; Loewenthal, Ernst; Ludwig, Elly; Mainz, Annie; Martius, Adam; Marx, Hilde; Maybaum, Siegmund; Mayer, Karl; Mayer, Ludwig; Petuchowski, Ernst; Posen, Ida; Prinz, Joachim; Rabinowitz, Sally; Reichberger, Arthur; Rothschild, Lothar; Sachs, Nelly; Schach, Fabius; Schilcher, Johann; Schmitt, Rudolf; Schreiber, Hermann; Schuster, M.; Schwarz, Martin; Seligmann, Caesar; Siegel, Emes; Sinsheimer, Hermann; Steckelmacher, Ernst; Steil, Moses; Straus, Raphael; Sturmann, Manfred; Tramer, Hans; Untermeyer, Max; Vogelstein, Hermann; Warburg, Max; Wassermann, Rudolf; Wechselmann, Ernst; Weinberg, Josef; Weltmann, Lutz; Wertheimer, Martha; Wittelshofer, Fritz; Wittenberg, Erich

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Arrangement

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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.

Collection is microfilmed (MF 562).

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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Microfilm

Collection is available on 14 reels of microfilm (MF 562).

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Ludwig Feuchtwanger Collection; AR 6001; box number; folder number; Leo Baeck Institute.

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Other Finding Aid

See Inventory list

16-page inventory for Series I-VII

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Container List

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

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SERIES I: Manuscripts by Ludwig Feuchtwanger

BoxFolderTitleDate
10Inventory
11Manuscripts 1-4
12Manuscripts 5-7
13Manuscripts 8-15
14Manuscripts 16-18
15Manuscripts 19-28
16Manuscripts 29-33
17Manuscripts 34-36
18Manuscripts 37-45
19Manuscripts 46-50
110Manuscript 51
111Manuscripts 52-57
112Manuscripts 58-60, 62
113Manuscript 61 - Preface, Contence, Part I, Chapter 1-4
114Manuscript 61 - Part I, Chapter 5-8
115Manuscript 61 - Part II, Chapter 1-2
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SERIES II: Correspondence, 1928-1938

BoxFolderTitleDate
116publishing houses, Varia1934-1938
117publishing houses, Varia1928-1933
118publishing houses, Variaonly 1934
119publishing houses
120Correspondence 3-10: Luis Durrwanger
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SERIES III: Manuscripts by others

BoxFolderTitleDate
121Ms. 1-4
122Ms. 5-14
123Ms. 15-23
124Ms. 24-30
1253 photos
BoxFolderTitleDate
21Manuscripts by others 31-40
22Ms. by others 41-49, 48a
23Ms. by others 50-56
24Ms. by others 57-64
25Ms. by others 65-73
26Ms. by others 74-85
27Ms. by others 86-87
28Ms. by others 88-92
29Ms. by others 93-98
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SERIES IV: Feldbriefe (circular)

BoxFolderTitleDate
210Feldbriefe (circular)
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SERIES V: Sermons

BoxFolderTitleDate
211Sermon 1-12
212Sermon 13-21
213Sermon 22-27
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SERIES VI: Varia

BoxFolderTitleDate
214Varia
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SERIES VII: Clippings, undated, 1923-1968

BoxFolderTitleDate
215Clippings by Ludwig Feuchtwanger1929-1934
216Clippings by Ludwig Feuchtwanger1934/1935
217Clippings by Ludwig Feuchtwanger1936
218Clippings by Ludwig Feuchtwanger1936-1938
219Clippings1923-1929
220Clippings1930-1934
221Clippings1935,1936
222Clippings1937-1939
223Clippings1940
224Clippings1941-1945
225Clippings1946,1947
226Clippings1962, 1963, 1968
227Clippingsundated
228Notes by Ludwig Feuchtwanger
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SERIES VIII: Addenda, undated, 1910-1947

BoxFolderTitleDate
31Manuscripts by Ludwig Feuchtwanger (written in exil)
31Manuscripts by Ludwig Feuchtwanger (written in exil)
33Manuscripts by Ludwig Feuchtwanger (notes, callslips, manuscripts)
34Manuscripts by Ludwig Feuchtwanger (notes, callslips, manuscripts)
35Manuscripts by Ludwig Feuchtwanger
36Manuscripts by Ludwig Feuchtwanger
37Manuscript by L. F.: Juedische Geschichte als Forschungsaufgabe
38Manuscript by L. F.: Juedische Geschichte als Forschungsaufgabe
39Manuscript by L. F.: Juedische Geschichte als Forschungsaufgabe
310Notes
311Notes
312Notes
313Notes
314Note- and Adressbooks
315Notebooks
316Note, Notebooks
317Notes
318Personal Documents
BoxFolderTitleDate
41Miscellaneous, "Juedisches Lehrhaus"
42"Mittelstelle fuer juedische Erwachsenenbildung"
43Miscellaneous, Manuscripts by others
44Miscellaneous, "Mittelstelle fuer juedische Erwachsenbildung"
45Notes, Manuscripts by Ludwig Feuchtwanger
46Manuscripts by Ludwig Feuchtwanger
47Miscellaneous
48Manuscripts by Ludwig Feuchtwanger, Miscellaneous
49Clippingsundated, 1925-1938
410Clippings 1939-1947, Notesundated, 1939-1947
411Notes, Undated Clippings, Clippingsundated, 1927-1938
412Clippings1939-1946
413Notes, Undated Clippings, Clippingsundated, 1929, 1939-1947
414Correspondence, Manuscripts
415Miscelleanous
416Correspondence: A-B
417Correspondence: C-F
418Correspondence: G-J
419Correspondence: K-N
420Correspondence: O-Q
421Correspondence: R-T
422Correspondence: U-W
423Correspondence: X-Z
424Miscellaneous
BoxFolderTitleDate
51Articles in chronological order from scrapbook A1921-1931
52Clippings with no date from scrapbook Aundated
53Clippings in chronological order from scrapbook B1910-1935
54Clippings with no date from scrapbook Bundated
55Clippings in chronological order from scrapbook C, Notesundated, 1928-1934
56Clippings in chronological order from scrapbook D1925-1934
57Clippings with no date from scrapbook D, Notesundated
58Clippings in chronological order from scrapbook E1921-1928
59Clippings with no date from scrapbook E, Notesundated
510Clippings in chronological order from scrapbook F1924-1935
511Clippings with no date from scrapbook Fundated
512Clippings in chronological order from scrapbook G1923-1935
513Clippings with no date from scrapbook Gundated
514Clippings in chronological order from scrapbook H1923-1931
515Clippings with no date from scrapbook Hundated
516Notesundated
517Clippings in chronological order from scrapbook I1925-1934
518Clippings with no date from scrapbook I, Notesundated
519Clippings in chronological order from scrapbook J1924-1927
520Clippings in chronological order from scrapbook J, Miscelleanousundated, 1928-1935
521Clippings in chronological order from scrapbook K1912, 1931-1946
522Clippings with no date from scrapbook K, Notesundated
523Manuscripts, Miscelleanous
524Bibliographies, Newsletter
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