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Lilian Singer Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25363

Scope and Content Note

The Lilian Singer Collection includes materials pertaining to the personal life and professional activities of Lilian Singer and some members of her family. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs; other materials include personal, educational, immigration, and professional documents, correspondence, and sketches.

Personal materials include correspondence, documents, and materials pertaining to her death, History of Anne Kelemen, written by her niece, Anne Kelemen, and Harry and Ruth Marcus’ description of their trip to Israel.

Materials pertaining to Lilian Singer’s occupation as a physician include diplomas, certificates, recommendation letters and letters of appointment, and materials documenting her job search.

The largest portion of the collection consists of photographs of friends and Lilian Singer’s family. Most of the folders are accompanied with a detailed list of photographs and their content.

Materials collected in the collection are fragmentary and do not allow a researcher to look deeply into Lilian Singer’s personal life, nor does the nature of the collection permit a closer look at her professional activities.

Dates

  • early 1900s-2008

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in English and German with some Czech.

Access Restrictions

Open to researchers.

Access Information

Collection is digitized. Follow the links in the Container List to access the digitized materials.

Biographical Note

Dr. Lilian P. Singer was born on Feb. 17,1898 in Brno (today Czech Republic) and died on June 8, 1977 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

The Lilian Singer Collection includes materials pertaining to the personal life and professional activities of Lilian Singer and some members of her family. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs; other materials include personal, educational, immigration, and professional documents, correspondence, and sketches.

Related Material

Title
Guide to the Lilian Singer Collection early 1900s-2008 AR 25363
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Yakov Illich Sklar
Date
© 2012
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.
Sponsor
Made possible by the Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives Grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources through The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support "Illuminating Hidden Collections at the Center for Jewish History"

Revision Statements

  • November 25, 2013 : Links to digital objects added in Container List.

Repository Details

Part of the Leo Baeck Institute Repository

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