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Centre de documentation juive contemporaine


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Carola Levy Collection

Identifier: AR 257

The Carola Levy Collection holds the papers of Carola Levy Kaufmann as well as of the Levy and Feldheim families and related families. The collection consists of correspondence, article manuscripts, copies of family members' documents and newspaper clippings, and a friendship book.

Dates: 1823-1978; Majority of material found in 1840-1890, 1965-1975

Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine Collection

Identifier: AR 6668

This collection consists of photocopies of memos and reports of the German occupying forces in France concerning deportations and other measures against Jews living in France. The documents were compiled by the Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporain and sent to the American Joint Distribution Committee.

Dates: 1941-1944

Kehillat Haharedim Records

Identifier: RG 340
Scope and Contents

The records reflect the Kehillat Haharedim's activities during and after the World War II.
Post War Records: Circulars sent to municipalities in France inquiring about the fate of Jewish children. Responses of the municipalities, written on the returned questionnaires. Correspondence with the OSE. Correspondence with organizations in England and Poland relating to the fate of rescued Jewish children. Correspondence regarding the return of children sheltered in Catholic institutions. Correspondence with the Commission on the Status of Jewish War Orphans, with the Federation de Societes Juives de France, Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine, AJDC, HICEM. Letters from children in children's homes. Lists of children, reports on their condition, on the fate of their parents. Statistical reports on children's homes. Lists of students, programs of studies and financial records from educational institutions in Eragny, Boissy-St. Leger, Tragny.

Dates: 1939 - 1947

Papers of Philip Friedman (1901-1960)

Identifier: RG 1258

This collection contains the personal and professional papers of historian and bibliographer Philip Friedman. These materials include correspondence with individuals and with organizations, newspaper clippings, subject files, manuscripts of works by Friedman and by others, and some of Friedman’s personal documents. These materials relate to Friedman’s work on the histories of various Jewish communities, particularly those in Poland, and his work gathering source documents about the Holocaust.

Dates: 1914-1993; Majority of material found within 1930-1960