The History of the Jews in Cologne in the First Half of the 19th Century

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Müller, Alwin (Historisches Seminar, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
  • Abstract

    Collective biographical investigation on the members of the Jewish community in Cologne from the time of the French occupation authorities´ re-permitting Jewish immigration until the middle of the 19th century. Topics: Regional origins, occupational classification, intra-generational mobility, social structure (occupation, company membership, income, social situation, status, municipal political influence, possessions, inter-generational mobility etc.).
Temporal Coverage
  • 1798 / 1850
Geographic Coverage
  • Historical German lands (-1871) (DQDE)
Sampled Universe
All certifiable males (412 persons) and females (17 persons) employed in the Jewish community in Cologne.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Collection Mode
  • Sources: Systematic development of printed materials, in particular personal documentation on the history of the Jews and of address books and resident records of the city of Cologne; systematic development of personal archive records in the Cologne city archive, in the main state archive in Duesseldorf, in the Rheinisch-Westfaelisches Wirtschaftsarchiv, in the archive of the Synagogue Community of Cologne etc.
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 429
    Number of Variables: 470
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8041 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Müller, Alwin: Die Geschichte der Juden in Köln von der Wiederzulassung 1798 bis um 1850. Ein Beitrag zur Sozialgeschichte einer Minderheit. Köln: DME 1984. (Kölner Schriften zu Geschichte und Kultur; Bd. 6).
  • Müller, Alwin: Minderheit und sozialer Aufstieg: Juden in Köln zwischen 1808 und 1850. In: W.H. Schröder (Hrsg.): Lebenslauf und Gesellschaft. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta 1985, S. 48-75.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23