Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964
- Existence: 1879-11-29 - 1964-04-03
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection consists primarly of correspondence and material relating to Stephen S. Wise, including photographs, miscellaneous items, and sermons delivered at Congregation Beth Israel in Portland, Oregon. Also contains letters from Lawrence Gilman, John Haynes Holmes, Leo Katz, Charles A. Sherrill, Michael Banner, Fiske Kimball, and Philip James; a manuscript play "Everyday" by Rachel Crothers; and an autobiography in shorthand.
This collection primarily contains correspondence and published material of the National Citizens Committee, organized to protest Russian abuse of the travel and trade agreements of the Treaty of 1832. Included is a published report of and correspondence relating to the Mass Meeting at Carnegie Hall, Dec. 6, 1911, as well as a large number of letters of endorsement from members of Congress, state and city government officials, various prominent educators, lawyers, businessmen and numerous Protestant and Catholic congregations. Also included is an incomplete list of contributions, correspondence of Congressman William Sulzer from New York City regarding his resolution in Congress, and letters from Woodrow Wilson, Robert M. LaFollette, John Haynes Holmes, Louis Marshall and Jefferson M. Levy.
Family papers of the American Sephardic Solis and Cohen families, composed of materials created through circa. 19860, through to the 1930s, with some additional materials prior to and after the time period. Contains correspondence, diaries, journals, medical papers, and eulogies of the family; materials relating to Zionist and Jewish organizations in the United States and abroad; genealogical research and correspondence of several famous Jewish personas; and artifacts, art work and other ephemera.
The collection has been arranged according to the following broad subject areas: personal affairs; speeches, sermons, and articles, both manuscript and published; the Free Synagogue in New York City; the Jewish Institute of Religion; American Jewish affairs; relations between the Jewish and non-Jewish communities; New York City affairs; United States affairs; the press (both Jewish and non-Jewish); world affairs; the American Jewish Congress and World Jewish Congress; refugees; Zionism; Palestine and Israel; arts and letters; and individual corrspondence of a general nature.
- Refugees 2
- United States -- Relations 2
- Zionism 2
- Antisemitism -- United States 1
- Booklets 1
- Calendars (documents) 1
- Charities -- United States 1
- Christianity 1
- Civil rights 1
- Correspondence 1
- Education 1
- Education -- United States 1
- Fliers (printed matter) 1
- Germany -- Emigration and immigration 1
- Jewish question 1
- Jewish soldiers 1
- Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity 1
- Labor 1
- Learning and scholarship 1
- Manuscripts (documents) 1 + ∧ less