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Annual and Mid-Winter National Conventions Records in the Hadassah Archives

Identifier: I-578/RG 3

The Annual and Mid-Winter National Conventions Records document the proceedings and outcomes of the conventions and conferences attended by Hadassah’s National Board as well as by convention delegates from the various regions of Hadassah. The conventions in particular are where local and regional leaders meet with each other and the National Board and learn about Hadassah’s various projects and committees. This record group also includes annual reports from 1926-2001.

Dates: 1914-2011

Architectural Records in the Hadassah Archives

Identifier: I-578/RG 21

The materials in the record group mostly consist of reproductions of building plans of the Hadassah hospitals on Mount Scopus and Ein Kerem from the 1920s to the 2000s. Other properties documented in the record group include buildings managed by Youth Aliyah, Hadassah Youth Services, Young Judaea, Hadassah Israel Education Services, the National Office, and the Hadassah Medical Organization. These records document a core Hadassah function, the building of medical and social service facilities in Palestine/Israel.

Dates: 1927-2009

Baron de Hirsch Foundation Microforms

Identifier: MF 73 / MF 122

Microfilms with copies from the Hirsch Collection at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

Dates: 1855-1901

Betty Kaplan, papers

Identifier: P-697

The collection consists of material relating to Betty Kaplan's involvement in two volunteer philanthropic groups affiliated with the Jewish Chronic Disease Hospital (Brooklyn, NY): the Lillian R. Spector League, and the Mildred Forman Foundation for Cardiac Children. Included are minutes of meetings of the LRSL, anniversary journals and correspondence of the LRSL, and a photograph album of a dinner given by the LRSL honoring Betty Kaplan. Also included is an anniversary album of the MFFCC and newspaper clippings relating to Betty Kaplan's work with MFFCC.

Dates: undated, 1937-1943, 1951, 1958, 1964, 1967

Evelyn Benson Collection

Identifier: AR 25433

The Evelyn Benson Collection consists of documents on six German Jewish nurses that were compiled for Benson's research on the history of Jewish women in nursing. Documents include correspondence, photographs, manuscripts, photocopies of official documents, and clippings.

Dates: 1926-1942, 1987-2010; Majority of material found within 1987-2001

Executive Functions Records in the Hadassah Archives

Identifier: I-578/RG 13

This record group includes documents created and maintained by the Office of the President, the Office of the Executive Director and the Chair of the Division Coordinators/Directors Committee. Prominent is the Henrietta Szold series, containing correspondence by and to Szold as well as printed materials written by and about her. The files in this record group were created by a national president or executive director, or for their use, or maintained in their office during their years in office. Included are correspondence, minutes, memos, publications, reports and subject files on topics with which these individuals were involved.

Dates: 1875, 1877-2011, 2015; Majority of material found within 1910 - 2000

Hadassah Medical Organization Records in the Hadassah Archives

Identifier: I-578/RG 2

The Hadassah Medical Organization Records in the Hadassah Archives document Hadassah's work in providing health care resources in Palestine/Israel since 1918. The activities documented revolve around the development of the Hadassah Hospital; health centers; dental centers; occupational and rehabilitative services; medical, nursing, dental, and pharmacy schools; as well as numerous educative and preventive projects, especially those aimed at infant care. The documents also reflect the history of the Yishuv (Jewish settlement in Palestine) and the establishment of the State of Israel. The record group contains articles, clippings, correspondence, financial records, fundraising material, minutes, personal accounts, press releases, publicity material, reports, and statistical reports.

Dates: 1918-2011; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1990

Isidore S Meyer Papers

Identifier: P-905

Isidore Meyer was an editor (1940-1968), librarian (1940-1962) and archivist (1940-1968) at the American Jewish Historical Society and a rabbi at the Jewish Center of Bay Shore, Long Island (1937-1943). Also a historian, Meyer wrote and spoke on the use, study and impact of Hebrew language and texts during the colonial period in the United States. The collection documents his AJHS career, historical writing and research, rabbinical work, teaching experience and general professional activities. Materials include correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photostats, clippings, printed materials, photographs, slides and negatives.

Dates: 1848-1992; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1980

Jacob Schachewicz Papers

Identifier: RG 417
Scope and Contents

Correspondence in the 1920s-1930s with individuals and institutions relating to Schachewicz's life in Palestine, his contacts with scholarly and rabbinical personalities. Included are Rabbi A.I. Kook, Rabbi Z.Y. Kook, Histadrut Hamizrachi, Va'ad Hamoshava Gedera, General Bikur Cholim Hospital, Palestine Water Commission.

Dates: 1920 - 1932

Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged (New York, N.Y.) Annual Reports and Publications

Identifier: I-308

This collection includes annual reports, which detail donations to the hospital, spending, and patrons. Also includes publications of The home news and The home front.

Dates: 1884-1970

Leo N. Levi Memorial Hospital (Hot Springs, Ark), records

Identifier: I-524

This collection contains information about the Leo N. Levi Memorial Hospital located in Hot Springs, Ark. The collection also includes Board Meetings, the Constitution and By-Laws of the Hospital Annual Reports and the Hospital Newsletter.

Dates: undated, 1917-1983

E. Michael Bluestone Papers

Identifier: P-362

The E. Michael Bluestone Collection contains primarily the professional writings and correspondence of Michael Bluestone--one of the foremost authorities in the field of medical care and hospital administration--and his associates. Most of the materials in this collection are in bound volumes and scrapbooks arranged by E. Michael Bluestone.

Dates: undated, 1913-1980

Mount Sinai Hospital (New York, N.Y.) Records

Identifier: I-37

The Mount Sinai Hospital Records document efforts to establish a Jewish hospital in New York City and the subsequent founding and growth of that hospital, the Jews' Hospital in New York, later renamed Mount Sinai Hospital. The Mount Sinai Hospital became one of the largest teaching hospitals in the United States. Included in the collection are annual reports, clippings, minutes, invitations, pamphlets, programs, publications. Of special note are two folders of compiled memos written by Mount Sinai Hospital staff while serving overseas during World War Two.

Dates: 1851-1994; Majority of material found within 1870 - 1976

National Jewish Welfare Board, Records

Identifier: I-337

The collection documents the National Jewish Welfare Board's (JWB) evolution from an organization founded in 1917 to provide support for soldiers in times of war to an agency involved in all aspects of Jewish life both in the United States and abroad. In 1990 JWB recreated itself as the Jewish Community Centers Association of North America.

Dates: undated, 1889-1995 (bulk 1917-1990)

New York Board of Rabbis Records

Identifier: I-506

The New York Board of Rabbis is a cross-denominational Jewish organization for rabbis that seeks to foster fellowship, provide educational enrichment, and rise above theological differences to strengthen and defend the Jewish community advancing its’ educational, religious, and social values. The collection documents the governance of the Board and its activities in serving the Jewish community of New York and at large.

Dates: undated, 1881-2000; Majority of material found within 1948-2000

National Jewish Welfare Board, Army-Navy Division records

Identifier: I-180

The collection consists mainly of minutes, surveys, reports, photographs, and correspondence of both JWB personnel and U.S. military chaplains, directed toward or concerned with the Jewish men in the Armed Forces.

The material in this collection covers such topics as: holiday arrangements (primarily the High Holy Days and Passover), food needs, religious services, furloughs, prayerbooks; budgeting and staffing; registration and marking of Jewish graves; anti-Semitism in the military; the general problems of Kashruth; communication between the men and their families; and general recreation and entertainment.

Dates: undated, 1917-1955, 1969, 1974

Records of Chotiner Yugend Branch 271, Workmen's Circle Chotiner Bessarabier Branch 200

Identifier: RG 1120
Scope and Contents

Anniversary journals. Financial records. Pamphlets of various Bessarabian and Chotiner groups. Correspondence and other material pertaining to the publication of the memorial books. Photographs.

Dates: 1934 - 1959

Records of the Jewish Hospital Association of Philadelphia

Identifier: I-243

The collection consists of the Association's constitution, by-laws and regulations (1895, 1908), a History of the Jewish Hospital Association 1865-1915, detailed annual reports (1866-1948), a publication entitled: A mansion of mercy containing "an observation tour" through the Hospital (accompanied by photographs) as well as "annual reports for the years 1931-1935", a list of officers and standing committees (1922), invitations and programs including a program of the commencement exercises of the Nurses' Training School (1908).

Dates: 1822, 1865-1948

Records of the Federation of Jewish Women's Organizations

Identifier: I-208

This collection contains incomplete annual convention programs (1922-1986), organizational minutes (1912-1973), newsletters (1967-1981), constitution and by-laws, plaques, awards and citations. Also contains newspaper articles about the Federation and correspondence with affiliated organizations and hospitals.

Dates: undated, 1912-1986

Records of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (Denver, Colo.)

Identifier: I-333

This collection contains annual reports, promotional materials and publications produced by the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society, which was organized in 1904 to combat all stages of tuberculosis. Publications consist of newsletters, magazines and bulletins covering the years 1915-1918, 1922-1955, as well as a historical essay describing the work conducted by the relief society from 1904-1934.

Dates: undated, 1905-1955

Records of the Moss Rehabilitation Hospital (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Identifier: I-38

This collection contains correspondence and minutes (including the minutes of the joint meetings with the Albert Einstein Medical Center, June, 1965 and Jan., 1966) relating to the administration and activities of the Hospital, a list of officers and memberships (1964-1969) and financial reports (1967 and 1969). Also included are annual reports of the hospital, as well as periodical publications. In addition there, is a copy of the Address at the Laying of the Corner-stone of the Lucien Moss Home for Incurables, 1899.

Dates: 1899-1969

Satterlee U.S.A. General Hospital, West Philadelphia lithograph

Identifier: I-472

This collection contains one colored lithograph portraying a bird's eye view of the army hospital. Israel I. Hayes is listed as the Commanding Surgeon. The lithograph was published by James D. Gay.

Dates: 1864

Solomon and Betty Loeb Memorial Home for Convalescents annual reports

Identifier: I-422

The collection consists of Annual Reports from the years 1931-1934 for the Loeb Convalescent Home of Westchester County, New York. The institution was founded in 1904 by members of Loeb, Warburg, Schiff and Seligsen families in memory of their parents, Solomon and Betty Loeb in order to serve the convalescent poor. 4 items.

Dates: 1931-1934

Subject files collection

Identifier: I-424

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.

Dates: undated, various dates

William and Charlotte Engel Levison Collection

Identifier: AR 25001

This collection contains the papers of William and Charlotte Engel Levison and their family members. It largely documents the professional work of William Levison, the personal correspondence and interests of Charlotte Engel Levison, and the family history of both the Levison and Engel families, including papers of family ancestors. Among the papers of this collection are official papers, correspondence, poetry books, diaries, memoir material, military and professional papers, notes, and clippings.

Dates: 1717-2007

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