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Slawson, John, 1896-1989


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Boris Smolar Papers

Identifier: P-588

This collection contains materials pertaining to the life and career of Boris Smolar, a journalist and editor-in-chief of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency and an author of children's books.

Dates: undated, 1913-1985

Papers of John Slawson

Identifier: RG 1339
Scope and Contents

Papers reflect Slawson's activities outside the AJC. Included are subject files on research into anti-Semitism, the "altruistic personality," juvenile delinquency, integration, intergroup relations, and Jewish identity. Correspondence with individuals, especially academics and Jewish communal functionaries. Correspondence with organizations, especially the Brandeis Camp Institute, Columbia University, and civil rights groups. Speeches, 1933-1943, 1953-1979.

Dates: 1923 - 1968

Records of the American Jewish Committee, Alphabetical Files

Identifier: RG 347.17.12

This collection consists of general reference files from the New York City headquarters of the American Jewish Committee (AJC). Materials originated in various AJC departments and were maintained by a Central Records office until 1962, when records retention policy was decentralized. Document types include correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings, and published materials concerning individuals, businesses, government agencies, and other organizations related to the work of the AJC.

Dates: 1924-1981; Majority of material found within 1933-1962

Records of the American Jewish Committee Paris Office (FAD-41) Files

Identifier: RG 347.7.41 (FAD-41)

The collection contains the records of the Paris Office of the American Jewish Committee, established in 1947 to study conditions of Jewish refugees and Jewish communities in Europe and North Africa. The Paris Office was involved in major programs and projects of the AJC to study the needs of and aid to the Jews of Europe and the Middle East. The materials include correspondence, memoranda, reports, clippings, photographs and published materials.

Dates: 1938-1969; Majority of material found within 1946-1963

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Clippings (information artifacts) 3
Correspondence 3
Antisemitism 2
Jewish communal and public affairs 2
Memorandums 2