Guide to the Julius Hirsch Collection, 1902-1959 

AR 6515

Processed by Julie Dawson

Leo Baeck Institute

Center for Jewish History

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Finding aid encoded in EAD 2002 by Timothy Ryan Mendenhall on 2012-05-22. Finding aid written in English.
February 24, 2014 Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Creator:Hirsch, Julius, 1906-
Title:Julius Hirsch Collection
Dates:1902-1959
Abstract:The collection comprises various official documents and correspondence of Julius and Bertha Hirsch née Fenster during the interwar-period and years of World War II.
Languages:This collection is in German, French and Hebrew.
Quantity:2 folders
Identification:AR 6515
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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Biographical Note

Julius Hirsch, born 1906 in Welnau, merchant in Berlin. Bertha, née Fenster, born 1903 in Berlin. They emigrated to France where they lived in part under the alias of Helby, after the war they emigrated first to Israel and later to the United States. Hirsch moved back to Germany in the early 1980s

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Scope and Content Note

The collection comprises various official documents and correspondence of Julius and Bertha Hirsch née Fenster during the interwar-period and years of World War II.

Documents include various reference letters for Bertha Fenster / Bertha Noahfeldt (before she married Julius Hirsch) describing her work at diverse Jewish children's institutes, especially those sponsored by the Jüdischer Frauenbund. There are also some marriage documents for the parents of Bertha and membership and birth certificates. Folder 2 includes some postcards depicting the residence of the Hirsch's during the war, identification documents, and other permits and certificates.

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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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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Julius Hirsch Collection; AR 6515; box number; folder number; Leo Baeck Institute.

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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
11Papers of Julius and Bertha Hirsch née Fenster1902-1933
12Papers of Julius and Bertha Hirsch as refugees under alias Helby1939-1959
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