Epstein family: photographs and correspondence

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs and a family tree relating to the Epstein family, a large Jewish family from Frankfurt. Also included is a notebook of poetry and correspondence addressed to Adelheid Heinemann who fled Nazi Germany with her husband, son and mother.

Administrative / Biographical History

Adelheid ('Ada') Heinemann was born in Frankfurt in 1890. She was the daughter of Sophie (née Epstein, 1868-1954) and Jacob Hermann Schiff (1852-1920). She got married to Friedrich Heinrich (Fritz) Heinemann in 1918. They had a son, Franz Markus, in 1920. Adelheid and Friedrich appear to have emigrated to London together with their son and Adelheid's mother in the 1930s.



Conditions Governing Access

Acquisition Information

Donated by Michael Lenarz


2012/74, 2012/75

Related Material

For photographs see photo archive.

Family Names