Jews -- Germany
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: MS 1937
Overview: This collection consists of manuscripts and documents concerning Jewish communities in Germany from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century, including correspondence, financial documents, communal documents, government documents, and rabbinic documents. Topics covered in the collection include property and financial matters; Jewish-Gentile relations; Halakhic decisions; and an incident similar to blood libel that occurred in the community of Goslar during the seventeenth century.
Call Number: MS 1684
Overview: The papers include the correspondence, writings, and memoirs of Celia Kamenetzky Shapiro and her husband, Boris Shapiro. Most of the papers are in Russian, with some Yiddish- and English-language material as well. Correspondence includes letters and postcards, primarily from the 1930s, to Celia and Boris Shapiro from friends and colleagues in Prague and Paris. Celia Shapiro's diaries and memoirs describe her journey to England, Germany, and the Soviet Union, with interesting observations on...