Freimann Collection
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Until 1933, the Judaica and Hebraica collections of the Frankfurt University library, with around 40,000 volumes of Hebrew and non-Hebrew works, constituted the most important special collection on the European continent. The historic collection is named after Aron Freimann (1871-1948), the preeminent Judaica and Hebraica bibliographer of his time, who also composed the weighty catalog for this collection. The inventory aroused the interest of the Nazis and provided the occasion for the establi…

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Heuberger, Rachel, “Freimann Collection”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 20 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0241>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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