Guide to the Frederick Rosenbaum Collection, 1902-1944 

AR 6707

Processed by Timothy Ryan Mendenhall

Leo Baeck Institute

Center for Jewish History

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New York, N.Y. 10011

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Center for Jewish History, Publisher.
Finding aid encoded in EAD 2002 by Timothy Ryan Mendenhall on 2012-09-04. Finding aid written in English.
July 17, 2013  Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Creator:Rosenbaum, Frederick, 1932-
Title:Frederick Rosenbaum Collection
Dates:1902-1944
Dates:bulk 1938-1944
Abstract:This collection contains correspondence and documents related to the adoption by an American couple of a Jewish orphan from Nazi Germany.
Languages:This collection is in German, English and Dutch.
Quantity:2 folders
Identification:AR 6707
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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Biographical Note

Frederick Rosenbaum was born out of wedlock in April 1932, as Hans Frank, to Erika Frank and Fritz Storz. He was adopted by Bernhard Rosenbaum, New York.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains correspondence and documents related to the adoption by an American couple of a Jewish orphan from Nazi Germany.

In the first folder is the correspondence between Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Rosenbaum in New York with the Zentrale für jüdische Pflegestellen und Adoptionsvermittlung ("Central Office for Jewish Foster Homes and Adoption") and American consular authorities in Germany, which documents the Rosenbaums' adoption of the orphan Hans Frank, later named Frederick Rosenbaum. In addition the correspondence, there are documents such as affidavits and a few other items related to the adoption and emigration of the child. Some of the correspondence also deals with the process of putting the child on a Kindertransport to Holland prior to his emigration to the United States. The second folder contains reproductions of a few marriage records and family papers collected by Rosenbaum in his efforts to find information on his birth family.

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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); Frederick Rosenbaum Collection; AR 6707; 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.

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Container list:

BoxFolderTitleDate
11Correspondence and papers: adoption1932-1944
12Family records1902-1903
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