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The records of the American Jewish Historical Society, the oldest national ethnic historical organization in the United States, include correspondence of officers and staff as well as inter-office memos, multiple versions of the constitution and by-laws of the society, meeting minutes of administrative branches and committees, membership and financial records, reports, exhibit materials, records relating to the society’s library and archival holdings, press releases and newspaper clippings, and publications and newsletters created by the society. There are also materials from various programs, such as meetings and conferences, tours, lectures, awards and dinners, films, and educational programs.
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.
Contains material collected by the Jewish Media Service (JMS) on Jewish films, film company catalogs, resources and information from and about various media centers. The majority of the Jewish Media Service records date from when the JMS operated independently from 1975 to 1987. Types of material found in the collection include articles, brochures, catalogs, correspondence, examination study guides, filmographies, film stills, newsletters, pamphlets, photographs, posters, publications, scripts, and slides.
This collection consists of the papers of Nathan Perlmutter, a lawyer, lecturer, author, political activist, and a long-time leader of the American Jewish community. It contains certificates, newspaper clippings, correspondence — including numerous condolence cards and letters sent to his family after his death — manuscripts and drafts of Perlmutter’s writings, obituaries, printed materials, programs, and subject files relating to topics he was interested in and that he wrote about.
The Robert Rifkind Papers document the Jewish philanthropic and lobbying activities of Robert Singer Rifkind. Robert Rifkind was born in New York City in 1936 and became a partner at the law firm of Cravath, Swaine and Moore in 1971. He served on the boards of many Jewish philanthropic and activist organizations, including the American Jewish Committee, the Jewish Theological Seminary and the Schechter Institute for Jewish Studies. The collection includes correspondence, photographs and publications from Rifkind’s involvement in these and other organizations, primarily dating from the 1980s to the 2010s.
This collection contains the papers of Sallyann Amdur Sack, “The Godmother” of Jewish Genealogy. In 1980, Sack founded the Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington (JGSGW); in 1984, she organized the First International Seminar on Jewish Genealogy in Jerusalem, Israel; and in 1985, she co-founded AVOTAYNU: The International Review of Jewish Genealogy, known as “The Voice” of Jewish Genealogy research. These papers chronicle Dr. Sack’s groundbreaking work, which ranges from the early 1980s through 2007. The collection contains correspondence, conference and seminar materials, planning and research papers, as well as photographs and audio/visual material.
- Israel 5
- Pamphlets 5
- Publications (documents) 4
- Articles 3
- Clippings (information artifacts) 3
- Photographs 3
- Reports 3
- Antisemitism -- United States 2
- Audiocassettes 2
- Human rights 2
- Jerusalem 2
- Jews -- Education 2
- Jews, Soviet 2
- Minutes (administrative records) 2
- Newsletters 2
- Programs (documents) 2
- Zionism 2
- Administrative records 1 + ∧ less
- Hebrew 5
- Yiddish 4
- French 3
- Spanish; Castilian 3
- Italian 1
- American Jewish Committee 2
- Anti-defamation League 2
- Jewish Theological Seminary of America 2
- National Foundation for Jewish Culture (U.S.) 2
- National Jewish Welfare Board 2
- Stern, Malcolm H. 2
- United Jewish Appeal 2
- Wiesel, Elie, 1928-2016 2
- Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 1
- American Historical Association 1
- American Israel Public Affairs Committee 1
- American Jewish Archives 1
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 1
- American Name Society 1
- American Zionist Medical Unit 1
- American Zionist Youth Foundation 1
- Association of Americans & Canadians in Israel 1
- Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies 1
- Association of Reform Zionists of America 1 + ∧ less