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The Hartwig Baruch Collection

Identifier: HAR

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of items which used to belong to the families of Hartwig Baruch and his wife, Arline Lennox. Among these items are a small number of oil paintings of Hartwig Baruch, newspaper clippings on his family and on his famous brother Bernard, a small amount of correspondence, including signed letters from the Guggenheims, documents such as a certificate of naturalization, a large number of photographs, including tintypes and daguerreotypes, autographs on Nathaniel's and Arline's photos, some printed materials, mostly related to Simon Baruch, father of Bernard and Hartwig, and ephemera interspersed into the subject files.


  • Creation: c. 1863-c. 1953
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1918-1930

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Restrictions on Access

The print versions of the materials are held in the Archives of the Newman Library and may be used by appointment only.

Use Restrictions

The Newman Library of Baruch College is not aware of any United States copyright or any other restrictions on the original material in this online exhibit. However, some of the content may be protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 USC). Also, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions rests with persons desiring to reproduce or use the items.

We encourage the use of these materials under the Fair Use provisions of the 1976 Copyright Act. For the purposes of research, teaching, and private study, you may reproduce items from the exhibit without prior permission on the condition that proper attribution of the source is provided in all copies.

Biographical History

Hartwig Nathaniel Baruch, the elder brother of Bernard Baruch, was born in 1868. He began his career as a successful stage actor under the name Nathaniel Hartwig, eventually following his younger brother to Wall Street when offered a seat on the New York Stock Exchange. Hartwig married Arline Lennox in 1917 and had a son a year later. He died in 1953.


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This collection contains materials about Hartwig Baruch, elder brother of Bernard Baruch, and his family.

Arrangement of the Collection

The Hartwig Baruch Collection is arranged into 4 series:

  1. Series 1: Clippings
  2. Series 2: Correspondence and Documents
  3. Series 3: Photographs and Subject Files
  4. Series 4: Oversize Materials
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Repository Details

Part of the Baruch College Archives, William and Anita Newman Library Repository

Digital Initiatives Librarian, Baruch College
1 Bernard Baruch Way
New York NY 10010 USA