Guide to the Papers of Ludwig Marum
(1885-1934) 1760-2004 bulk 1909-2004

AR 4969

Processed by Yakov Sklar

Leo Baeck Institute

Center for Jewish History

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Marum-Lunau, Elisabeth
Title: Ludwig Marum Collection
Dates:1760-2004
Dates:bulk 1909-2004
Abstract: The Ludwig Marum collection documents Ludwig Marum’s involvement with politics and Elisabeth Lunau’s genealogical research about the Marum family.
Languages: The collection is in German with some English and Italian.
Quantity: 1 linear foot
Identification: AR 4969
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Biographical Note

Born in Frankenthal, in the Palatinate, on November 5, 1885, Ludwig Marum studied law at Heidelberg and Munich and practiced in Karlsruhe. A member of the Sozialdemokratische Partei Deutschlands (SPD), he represented his party in the Landtag of Baden from 1914 to 1928. From 1918 to 1919 he served as Minister of Justice. Marum was a member of the Reichstag from 1928 until 1933. On May 16, 1933 he was arrested and deported to Kislau concentration camp, where he was murdered on March 29, 1934.

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Scope and Content Note

The Ludwig Marum collection documents Ludwig Marum’s involvement with politics and Elisabeth Lunau’s genealogical research about the Marum family.

The bulk of the materials pertaining to Ludwig Marum consists almost entirely of printed materials and includes copies of the socialist newspaper Volksfreund, where Ludwig Marum published a large number of his articles. Other materials dealing with Ludwig Marum include court procedures from the trial of the individuals accused of the murder of Ludwig Marum.

Genealogy materials include documents collected by Elisabeth Lunau for her research on the family history and consists of correspondence, vital documents, such as birth and death certificates, marriage certificates, manuscripts, notes, some printed materials, and genealogical tables.

This collection consists almost entirely of photocopies with addition of a very few letters, genealogical tables, and fragmentary notes.

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Arrangement

This collection is divided into three series:

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Access and Use

Access Information

Readers may access the collection by visiting the Lillian Goldman Reading Room at the Center for Jewish History. We recommend reserving the collection in advance; please visit the LBI Online Catalog and click on the “Request” button.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

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

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Related Material

Elisabeth Lunau Collection, Leo Baeck Institute

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Separated Material

Some photographs have been removed to the LBI Photo Collection

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Ludwig Marum Collection; AR 4969; box number; folder number; Leo Baeck Institute.

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Container List

 

Series I: Marum, Ludwig , 1909-2004

This series is in German with some English.
19 folders.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Series I: Marum, Ludwig consists entirely of printed materials pertaining to Ludwig Marum. The bulk of the materials consists of the socialist newspaper Volksfreund, where Ludwig Marum published a large number of his articles. Other materials include clippings about Ludwig Marum. Briefe aus dem Konzentrationslager Kislau, a book published by Elisabeth Lunau, clippings about revolution in Baden and other clippings. All the materials collected here are photocopies.

BoxFolderTitleDate
11Baden revolution1918
12Clippings1941
13Clippings1983-1988
14Ludwig Marum. Briefe aus dem Konzentrationslager Kislau, clippings1984-1985
15Ludwig Marum, exhibit1982
16Ludwig Marum1984, 2004
17Volksfreund1909
18Volksfreund1910
19Volksfreund1911
110Volksfreund1912
111Volksfreund1913
112Volksfreund1913
113Volksfreund1913
114Volksfreund1914
115Volksfreund1915
116Volksfreund1916
117Volksfreund1917
118Volksfreund1918
119Rosenthal, Hansundated, 1980s
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Series II: Genealogy , 1760-1980s

This series is in German with some English and Italian.
14 folders.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subseries 2: Genealogy includes materials collected by Elisabeth Lunau for her research on the family history and consists of correspondence, vital documents, such as birth and death certificates, marriage certificates, manuscripts, notes, some printed materials, and genealogical tables.

Materials collected here are research files and include very few originals. With the exception of very few letters, and fragmentary notes, some genealogical tables and manuscripts, almost all the materials here are photocopies.

The bulk of the materials here deal with the Marum family but there are also materials dealing with the family history of other families.

BoxFolderTitleDate
120Abenheim, Feibes, Marum family1800s
121Benedick, Marum, Mayer family1806-1860s
122Marum familyundated, 1800s, 1980s
123Marum familyundated, 1980s
124Marum family1760-1971
125Marum family1799-1979
126Marum family1801-1934
127Marum family1815-1981
128Marum family1860-1981
129Marum family1886-1981
130Michelfeld Jews, lists1722, 1729
131Michelfeld Jews, documents1809-1913
132Michelfeld Jews vs. Muenzesheim Jews, a law suit1751
133Oppenheimer, Zacharias1817
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Series III: General, 1940-1948

This series is in German with some English.
2 folders.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

This series includes court procedures from the trial of the individuals accused of the murder of Ludwig Marum and some correspondence of Elisabeth Lunau.

BoxFolderTitleDate
134Court procedures1948
  

Court case against individuals accused of the murder of Ludwig Marum

 
135Lunau, Elisabeth, correspondence1940-1984
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