Guide to the Evelyn Pearl Family Collection, circa 1917-1994 

AR 6292

Processed by Timothy Ryan Mendenhall

Leo Baeck Institute

Center for Jewish History

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Center for Jewish History, Publisher.
Finding aid encoded in EAD 2002 by Timothy Ryan Mendenhall on 2012-05-01. Finding aid written in English.
August 27, 2012  Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Creator:Pearl, Evelyn
Title:Evelyn Pearl Family Collection
Dates:circa 1917-1994
Abstract:This collection contains photocopies of documents, photographs, and genealogical tables pertaining to the family of Evelyn Pearl (Perl) of Berlin and the related Wachsmann (Waxman) and Heimann families.
Languages:This collection is in German and English.
Quantity:5 folders
Identification:AR 6292
Repository: Leo Baeck Institute Archives
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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains photocopies of documents, photographs, and genealogical tables pertaining to the family of Evelyn Pearl (Perl) of Berlin and the related Wachsmann (Waxman) and Heimann families.

The documents in the first folder primarily related to the family's emigration in 1941 to over Portugal the United States on the ship Nyassa. There are a couple of photographs of the voyage and also a document pertaining to the expropriation of the family business in Berlin. The photographs show primarily domestic scenes of the Perl, Waxman, and Heimann families in Berlin and its environs, with some vacation photographs. The family trees and genealogical forms in folder three contain information from the late 19th century through the late 20th century. The final folders contain photocopies of articles, photographs and a few documents pertaining to Evelyn Pearl's relatives, the prominent film composer Franz Waxman and the athlete Martha Jacob. Also included in the collection is a short DVD recording from 1991 of Evelyn Pearl visiting her family's former residences, businesses, and other important sites in Berlin.

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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

Permission of donor is required to quote or use this material in publication.

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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Separated Material

DVD has been removed to the LBI A/V Collection.

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Evelyn Pearl Family Collection; AR 6292; box number; folder number; Leo Baeck Institute.

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Note

Almost all items in this collection are photocopies. Legibility is therefore not optimal.

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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
11Documents: Emigration and expropriation1939-1994
12Photographscirca 1917-1945
13Genealogical tablescirca 1990
14Articles and photos: Franz Waxman1928, 1966-1968
15Articles and documents: Martha Jacobcirca 1925-1937
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