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Nahum N. Glatzer Collection

Identifier: AR 148

Scope and Content Note

Articles by Nahum N. Glatzer:

“The Frankfort Lehrhaus”, undated typescript, 33 pages. Also printed in ‘Adult Jewish Education’, fall 1958.

Nahum N. Glatzer – Professor of Jewish history and chairman of the department of NEJS, biographical sketch by Brandeis University, undated typescript, 1 page.

“List of publications”, 1960 typescript, 6 pages.

“Brandeis University: Department of Near Eastern and Judaic studies”, curriculum vitae, [1966] mimeograph, 3 pages.

“Baeck - Buber - Rosenzweig : reading the Book of Job”, 1966 typescript with handwritten corrections, 25 pages. The article was published as “Leo Baeck Institute Memorial Lecture 1966”.

“Introduction / Preface”, undated typescript with handwritten corrections, 31+5 pages. Draft for the book `Leopold Zunz: Jew, German, European’.

“Reflections on Buber’s Impact on German Jewry”, 1978 typescript with handwritten corrections, 15 pages. Revised draft of a lecture on Buber’s philosophy.


  • 1958-1990


Language of Materials

This collection is in German and English.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact:

Leo Baeck Institute, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011


Biographical Note

The historian Nahum N(orbert) Glatzer was born 1903 in Lemberg, Galicia (today Lviv, Ukraine). He was Professor of Jewish history at Brandeis University and chairman of its department of Near Eastern and Judaic studies.


2 Folders


The collection contains typescripts of articles by Nahum N. Glatzer, mostly with his handwritten additions. Interspersed are newspaper clippings about Glatzer (including an obituary). Also included are printed and typed pages, listing archival holdings in the Glatzer estate.

Other Finding Aid

Also available is an inventory on German language index cards

Related Material

The papers of Nahum Glatzer are held in the Divinity Library of Vanderbilt University.

The LBI Library holds many books authored and edited by Nahum N. Glatzer.

Processing Information

During microfilming and consequent digitization the original order of the collection has been disrupted.

Inventory of the Nahum N. Glatzer Collection , 1958-1990 AR 148
© 2009
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
The inventory is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States