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Berthold LAUFER  1874 - 1934 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

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Berthold LAUFER  1874 - 1934

aka B. Laufer
nationality
occupation
birth 11 Oct 1874, Cologne/Köln, GERMANY
baptism
death 13 Sep 1934, Chicago, Cook,. Illinois
burial 15 Sep 1934
marriage on 25 Oct 1923, Chicago, Cook, Illinois:
Bertha HAMPTON

b. .... <1874>, ......
d. ...............


PARENTS

father Max LAUFER

b. ............
d. .... 1922, Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY

mother Eugenie SCHLESSINGER

b. .............
d. ..............

marriage
children

LIFE



Berthold LAUFER (30y) doctor
SS "POTSDAM"
dep. Rotterdam: 17 Sep 1904
arr. New York: 27 Sep 1904
Destination: Museum of Natural History (New York or Chicago?)


Year of immigration Berthold LAUFER: 1908
Year of immigration Bertha LAUFER: 1905


Berthold LAUFER (31y)
SS "UNITED STATES"
dep. Copenhagen, DENMARK: 20 Sep 1906
arr. New York: 2 Oct 1906
To home: Columbia University, New York



Berthold LAUFER (36y/3m) museum curator
SS "MOLTKE"
dep. Southampton, UK: 12 Jan 1911
arr. New York: 22 Jan 1911
Address: Riehlerstraße 73b, Köln, GERMANY


Date of Naturalization: 13 June 1916


Curator Chicago Museum

Berlin Phonogramm Archiv

Carried out the Jacob H. Schiff Expedition to China (1901-1902)


World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Berthold LAUFER Curator Archeology
Address: 5701 Kenwood Ave, Chicago, Cook, Illinois
Employer: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Illinois
Mrs. B. (= Bertha?) HAMPTON, 5701 Kenwood Ave, Chicago, Cook, Illinois


U.S. Passport Applications, 1795-1925
- 23 Mar 1921
- 12 Mar 1923



Berthold LAUFER (49y)
SS "PRESIDENT McKINLEY"
dep. Sjanghai, CHINA: 4 Oct 1923
arr. Seattle: 20 Oct 1923
Address in USA: Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, Cook, Illinois



Berthold LAUFER (50y)
+ Bertha LAUFER (50y)
SS "AQUITANIA"
dep. Southampton, UK: 3 Dec 1924
arr. New York: 10 Dec 1924
Address: 5325 Blackstone Ave., Chicago, Illinois


1930 CENSUS (Chicago, Cook, Illinois, 11 Apr 1930):
Berthold LAUFER (55y) Curator History Museum
Bertha LAUFER (55y)



NOTES

  • Biographical memoir of Berthold Laufer 1874-1934 by K. S. Latourette
  • The Chinese Collection of Dr. Berthold Laufer by Marilyn B. Graf (in: RESOUND, Vol. 1, No. 2, April 1982)
  • More material on internet


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