Stern, Selma, 1890-1981
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Records of several Jewish communities assembled by Jacob Jacobson.
1/4: Copies of protocolls of exams and other documents pertaining to Jewish religious education in Hall (1925-1931), signed among others by Louis and Otto Hirsch.
The Jewish historian and scholar Selma Stern-Taeubler was born in 1890 in Kippenheim, Baden, and was the first archivist of the American Jewish Archives. This collection is comprised of extensive research notes used by her in the preparation of her book Der Preußische Staat und die Juden (The Prussian State and the Jews). It also contains other material pertaining to her scholarly writing such as a few manuscripts, reviews of her works, and correspondence concerning publications of her writing. Some personal information is also available in the form of diaries and poetry, biographical clippings and obituaries, and a few photographs.