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Researcher Julie Dawson leads the archival survey in Romania into its fourth year. Currently, the focus is on the Ilfov National Archives, which are largely unknown beyond northern Bukovina.
Each picture or letter at LBI is a fragment of a personal story that can be placed within an archival mosaic that depicts a momentous chapter in global history.
This June, I visited the German Literature Archive in Marbach (Deutsches Literaturarchiv Marbach – DLA), where I gave a talk about traces of emigrant libraries in the collections of the LBI and spent a week learning about the activities and holdings of the leading repository of sources related to German-language ...
Students or recent graduates of library science, history, or Jewish studies with a reading knowledge of German are encouraged to apply for archival internships at LBI.
The Leo Baeck Institute is continually collecting new archival materials related to the history of German-speaking Jews.
This survey of the materials related to Jewish life in the collections of the Romanian National Archive repositories has resulted in an online catalog.
LBI Library staff Renate Evers, Ginger Barna, Tracey Felder and Lauren Paustian engaged with current issues and developments in librarianship at several conferences in 2015 and 2016.
A survey of archival material related to the Jewish history of Transylvania and Bukovina will begin a new chapter based on important discoveries by project director Julie Dawson, who found rich unprocessed information in Jewish community archives. Since 2013, with funding from the Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe, Julie Dawson has ...
Marianne Dreyfus, the granddaughter of Leo Baeck, discussed her family’s history at LBI event in Chicago.