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Leo Cherne Papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P16, Folder: P-597
Identifier: P-597

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of correspondence with Julius Bisno on various topics, including migration of Russian and East European Jews, Ruth Dayan's autobiography, and the work of International Rescue Committee (IRC); a letter from Ruth Dayan concerning her autobiography; two letters from Philip Klutznick relating to world Jewry matters; and an address delivered at the Sales Executive Club in New York, 1983.

Also included is a 1974 report of IRC on the Russian refugee emergency in Rome, including Jews and non-Jews, and an article by Dale Van Atta from Reader's digest describing Leo Cherne's achievements in the International Rescue Committee.

Dates

  • 1959-1986

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

Biographical Note

Leo Cherne, economist, executive director of Research Institute of America, and chairman of International Rescue Committee.

Extent

1 Manuscript Boxes

.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Consists of correspondence with Julius Bisno on various topics, including migration of Russian and East European Jews, Ruth Dayan's autobiography, and the work of International Rescue Committee (IRC); a letter from Ruth Dayan concerning her autobiography; two letters from Philip Klutznick relating to world Jewry matters; and an address delivered at the Sales Executive Club in New York, 1983.

Physical Location

Collection is located in Consolidated Box P16.

Acquisition Note

Gift of Mrs. Rose Bisno 1989
Title
Guide to the Leo Cherne Papers, 1959-1986 P-597
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by marc2ead_ajhs.xsl
Date
© 2009
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • October 2020: RJohnstone: post-ASpace migration cleanup.

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

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