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Records of the Jewish Book Council of America

 Collection
Identifier: I-259

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains a brief history of the Council, minutes of the Executive Board (1949, 1968, 1969, and 1973), an incomplete set of announcements of meetings (1960-1970), literary awards and citations (1973-1976), and publications issued by the Council.

Dates

  • undated, 1936-1989

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers, except items that may be restricted due to their fragility, or privacy.

Use Restrictions

No permission is required to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection, as long as the usage is scholarly, educational, and non-commercial. For inquiries about other usage, please contact the Director of Collections and Engagement at mmeyers@ajhs.org.

For reference questions, please email: inquiries@cjh.org

Biographical Note

The Jewish Book Council of America was established in 1942.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (3 manuscript boxes and 2 oversized folders)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains a brief history of the Council, minutes of the Executive Board (1949, 1968, 1969, and 1973), an incomplete set of announcements of meetings (1960-1970), literary awards and citations (1973-1976), and publications issued by the Council.

Physical Location

Located in AJHS New York, NY

Acquisition Note

The donor and date of acquisition are not known.
Title
Guide to the Records of the Jewish Book Council of America, undated, 1936-1989 I-259
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by marc2ead_ajhs.xsl
Date
© 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • 2016-08-19: PDF box list converted to dsc. Finding aid encoding revised. Patricia Glowinski
  • February 2021: RJohnstone: post-ASpace migration cleanup.

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

Contact:
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New York NY 10011 United States