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Subject files collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-424

Scope and Content Note

Collection encompasses an extensive variety of organizations, subjects, and formats and is most useful for genealogists and researchers interested in general information. Researchers looking for a particular publication will also find this collection helpful.

Within each series is a variety of material; primarily types of publications and mailings. Specifically, the collection may include souvenir journals, promotional and informational brochures and flyers, publications, calendars, greeting cards, business cards, postal cards, invitations and programs, playbills, certificates, prayers, religious and civil legal documents, posters, gift catalogues, newspaper clippings, and broadsides. Dates range from the early 20th century to the present.

Dates

  • undated, various dates

Language of Materials

The collection is in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact:

American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011

email: reference@ajhs.org

Extent

78 Linear Feet (156 manuscript boxes)

Abstract

Collection encompasses an extensive variety of organizations, subjects, and formats and is most useful for genealogists and researchers interested in general information. Researchers looking for a particular publication will also find this collection helpful.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged into fourteen series as follows:
  1. Series I: Miscellaneous organizations
  2. Series II: Bicentennial celebrations
  3. Series III: Black/Jewish Relations
  4. Series IV: Broadsides
  5. Series V: Business: Jewish Involvement
  6. Series VI: Entertainment/Media
  7. Series VII: Holocaust
  8. Series VIII: Interfaith Relations
  9. Series IX: Invitations and Programs for Special Events
  10. Series X: Politics: Jewish Involvement
  11. Series XI: Religious and Civil Contracts, Certificates, and Prayers
  12. Series XII: Schools
  13. Series XIII: Soviet Jewry
  14. Series XIV: Synagogues

Custodial History

Compiled by American Jewish Historical Society staff
Title
Guide to the Subject files collection, undated, various dates *I-424
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Miranda Harder, Mark Schechter, and Rachel Pollack
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States