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Charles Schwager Papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P9, Folder: P-301
Identifier: P-301

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letters written to Schwager by Americans and non-Americans on a variety of topics pertaining to Jews. The majority of the letters are from members of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Senate, and American governors, expressing their views on Jews, anti-Semitism, and Palestine as a Jewish homeland. Also included are letters on this topic from Thomas Edison, Charles Curtis, and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Other letters concern the First Solotwiner Sick and Benevolent Society, the proposed formation by Schwager of a cloak-maker's union, and other topics of general Jewish interest.

Among the correspondents are Charles M. LaFollette, Hamilton Fish, Jr., Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., John W. McCormack, Alben W. Barkley, Robert F. Wagner, Clare Boothe Luce, Louis Marshall, Fiore La Guardia, and George D. Aiken.

Dates

  • 1909-1948

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

Extent

1 Manuscript Boxes

.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection consists of letters written to Schwager by Americans and non-Americans on a variety of topics pertaining to Jews. The majority of the letters are from members of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Senate, and American governors, expressing their views on Jews, anti-Semitism, and Palestine as a Jewish homeland. Also included are letters on this topic from Thomas Edison, Charles Curtis, and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Other letters concern the First Solotwiner Sick and Benevolent Society, the proposed formation by Schwager of a cloak-maker's union, and other topics of general Jewish interest.

Physical Location

Collection is located in Consolidated Box P9.

Acquisition Note

Gift, in part, of the Elsie O. and Philip D. Sang Foundation 1979

Note

Includes former P-489
Title
Guide to the Charles Schwager papers, 1909-1948 P-301
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

  • June, October 2020: EHyman: post-ASpace migration cleanup.

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

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