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Collection of Herbert A. Bernhard

Identifier: RG 1578

Scope and Contents

American anti-Semitic material (1939-1967); a Soviet evacuation permit (July, 1941); genealogical materials from Hungary, Romania and Palestine, including marriage, divorce and birth certificates (1905-1961), death announcements, diplomas (1922, 1929), individual school report cards (1875-1922); documents relating to Jewish communal life in Hungary (1926); Hebrew-Yiddish prayer leaflet (1920s?); Soviet Jewish calendar for 5746 (1985-1986); two applications for residency in Palestine (1932); a song sheet in Hebrew from Jerusalem (1940); correspondence with Rachel Holcenberg of the Lewin-Epstein Publishing Co. and the B. Manischewitz Co. (1922-1928).


  • Creation: 1875 - 1986


Biographical / Historical

Mr. Bernhard is a collector who has been donating art works and Judaica to various museums, including the Honolulu Academy of Arts and the Smithsonian, as well as to Jewish museums. He lives in Beverly Hills, California.


3 Boxes (1 5" letter, 2 3" OS)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

These records were received from Herbert A. Bernhard.

Legacy Finding Aid

A digitized version of the legacy finding aid is available at

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Repository Details

Part of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Repository

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