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The collection contains Bernard G. Richards personal and official correspondence, papers from his involvement with the American Jewish Congress and Jewish Information Bureau, published and unpublished writings, publications collected by Richards, articles about Richards and his activities, correspondence and articles from testimonial dinners in honor of Richards, and photographs. Significant correspondents include Joseph Barondess, Louis D. Brandeis, Vladimir Jabotinsky, J.L. Magnes, Louis Marshall, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jacob H. Schiff, Philip Slomovitz, Arthur Hays Sulzberger, Morris Winchovsky, and Stephen S. Wise.
The records of the People's Relief Committee for Jewish War Sufferers consist of correspondence with Jewish communities and relief organizations in Europe, Palestine, Cuba, South America, the United States, and Canada; as well as scrapbooks containing U.S. and Canadian Yiddish and English newspaper clippings and printed promotional literature pertaining to the fundraising activities of the People's Relief Committee in North America and abroad.
This collection contains personal papers of writer Henry Roth. It is comprised of extensive correspondence, journals and notebooks of his writing; and published and unpublished manuscripts of his work. There are also papers concerning Roth's interests in Israel, Judaism, and Leftist politics, publications by and about him, and volumes of his works. In addition, the papers also include a postcard and art print collection, photographs, biographical material, and a list of monographs once housed in Roth’s personal library.
This collection contains correspondence, documents, and newspaper clippings relating to the life and activities of Frankel in the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, as well as in other social welfare Jewish organizations. Includes biographic and bibliographic data; manuscript and printed copies of his writings; speeches on the subjects of health, insurance and Jewish affairs; and miscellaneous personal correspondence, particularly especially with Milton Rosenau.
The papers of Molly Picon consist of extensive Yiddish and non-Yiddish plays, numerous radio and television scripts, programs and announcements for Picon's performances, and personal material such as correspondence and photographs. Also included is a large amount of musical material such as songbooks, handwritten lyrics, and sheet music, much of it in Yiddish.
This collection contains the records of the National Conference on Soviet Jewry, the largest and most influential American Jewish organization created to coordinate efforts on behalf of Soviet Jewry; the NCSJ containes its work today, under the name, the National Coalition Supporting Eurasian Jewry (NCSEJ).
The bulk of the collection covers the NCSJ's activities from the early 1970s, through late 1980s. It includes meetings minutes, memoranda, correspondence, newsletters and publications of the NCSJ and its precursor organizations (primarily the American Jewish Committee on Soviet Jewry, 1964-1971), and the individual files maintained on Refusenik, prisoners of conscience, and Jewish émigrés.
The collection also includes a considerable number of reports from the visits to the USSR by Soviet Jewry Movement activists and other. A significant part of the collection is represented by the audio recordings that include 13-minute programs on the WEVD Radio dedicated to Soviet Jewry topics and recordings of phone conversations with Refuseniks. There is also a considerable number of photographs, posters and publications, several film strips and VHS tapes.
Raphael Lemkin, an international lawyer, initiated the use of the term "genocide," and succeeded in persuading the United Nations to adopt the Genocide Convention in 1948. Documents include personal correspondence and artifacts; correspondence, documentation, clippings, and articles regarding the United Nations adoption of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment on the Crime of Genocide treaty; and source material for the unfinished manuscript, History of Genocide. Collection also includes photographs, identity cards, articles, papers, essays, clippings, magazines, research materials, term papers, posters, United Nations materials, and microfilm.
- Clippings (information artifacts) 5
- Correspondence 5
- Articles 3
- Memorandums 3
- Pamphlets 3
- Photographs 3
- Reports 3
- Antisemitism 2
- International law 2
- Minutes (administrative records) 2
- Press releases 2
- Speeches (documents) 2
- Transcripts 2
- Armenia -- History 1
- Audiocassettes 1
- Bar mitzvah 1
- Bat mitzvah 1
- Bills 1
- Broadsides (notices) 1
- Burial 1 ∧ less
- French 6
- Hebrew 6
- Yiddish 6
- Italian 5
- Russian 5
- Dutch; Flemish 3
- Lithuanian 2
- Norwegian 2
- Portuguese 2
- Swedish 2
- Arabic 1
- Chinese 1
- Georgian 1
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
- Hungarian 1
- Japanese 1 ∧ less
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 2
- American Jewish Relief Committee for Sufferers from the War 2
- Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 2
- All-Russian Jewish Public Committee 1
- American Jewish Congress 1
- American Jewish Historical Society 1
- American Public Health Association 1
- Asch, Sholem, 1880-1957 1
- Barondess, Joseph, 1867-1928 1
- Begun, Yosif, 1932- 1
- Boy Scouts of America 1
- Brezhnev, Leonid Ilʹich, 1906-1982 1
- Bricker, John W. (John William), 1893-1986 1
- Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
- Bush, George, 1924-2018 1
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
- Celler, Emanuel, 1888-1981 1
- Central Committee for the Relief of Jews Suffering Through the War 1
- Charlemagne, Emperor, 742-814 1
- Council of Jewish Communal Institutions 1 ∧ less