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Samuel Bugatch Papers

Identifier: RG 712
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of music manuscripts of Bugatch's original works, arrangements of works by other composers. Included are arrangements of works by Ossias Abrass, Joel Engel, Samuel Naumbourg, David Nowakowski, Josef (Yosele) Rosenblatt, Zeidel Rovner. Manuscripts by other composers. Included are liturgical works, Yiddish and Hebrew folk and art songs.

Dates: 1924 - 1973

Samuel Halperin Collection of Ephemera

Identifier: P-852

Collection primarily consists of labels and stamps from various political or religious Jewish organizations. Additional material includes two Judaica catalogs, correspondence, pamphlets, and stock certificates. Of interest is a map showing places of Jewish interest, circa. 1900. Six stamps portray the work of Arthur Szyk.

Dates: undated, 1871, 1900-2004

Samuel Halperin Collection

Identifier: AR 11578

The collection contains various ephemera pertaining to the 20th century history of Jews in Germany and German Jews in Israel, including stamps, letters and postcards, cirulars and leaflets, and membership cards.

Dates: undated, circa 1900-1982

Samuel J. Citron (1908-1979) Papers

Identifier: P-930

This collection contains the papers of Samuel J. Citron, dramatist and educator.

Dates: undated, 1918-1979

Samuel Meyer Ehrenberg Collection

Identifier: AR 4025

The Samuel Meyer Ehrenberg Collection contains correspondence in personal matters, a biographical manuscript and various documents concerning the family history.

Dates: 1763-1881; Majority of material found within 1806-1855

Samuel Schachter papers

Identifier: P-108

Contains 17 notebooks of Hebrew manuscript poems, folk-tales, and riddles on themes of Biblical and Rabbinical literature.

Dates: undated, 1918-1919

Samuel Seelav papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P8, Folder: P-292
Identifier: P-292

Collection contains two kabbalot, in Hebrew, from Rabbi Bernhard L. Levinthal of Philadelphia and Rabbi B.S. Rabiner of New York, certifying Seelav's competency as a shohet. Also contains an English letter testifying to his appointment as rabbi of Congregation Agudath Achim of Philadelphia; and one photograph.

Dates: undated, 1905

The United States Sanitary Commission Theatre Program and Autograph Book

Identifier: I-48

This collection contains research, catalog cards, a theater program and an autograph book autograph book with signatures of members of the Executive and Legislative branches of the United States government, 1864.

Dates: 1863-1864

Saralea Zohar Aaron papers

Identifier: P-771

Collection contains the correspondence, flyers, reports, research, and other documents relating to the life and efforts of Saralea Zohar Aaron on behalf of the freedom for Soviet Jewry and Ethiopian Jewry movements.

Aaron participated in the activities of the New England chapter of the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry in the early 1970's; as a nurse, she wrote several reports describing harsh medical conditions of imprisoned Soviet Jews; she wrote letters on behalf of these movements, mostly to congressmen; and was a member of the Boston Committee to Save Ethiopian Jewry, a grassroots group which advocated for their rescue, for which she was the recording secretary during 1979-1980.

Dates: undated, 1864, 1922, 1971-1984

Schermbeck Community Collection

Identifier: AR 5108

This collection consists primarily of photocopies, largely of materials pertaining to memorial and reconciliation events for the Jewish community of Schermbeck in the 1980s.

Dates: circa 1900-1988

Schickler-Rosenbaum Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25736

The Schickler-Rosenbaum Family Collection documents primarily the life of Harry Schickler during his service in World War I for the German Army, by holding his written memoires and photographs. The collection also contains photographs of the Schickler and Rosenbaum families; various or unidentified photographs; and other documents.

Dates: 1914-1997; Majority of material found within 1915-1919

Schneidemühl (now Piła, Poland) Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 2600

This collection contains two original documents dating to the 17th and 18th centuries concerning the legal status of a Jewish community and the sale of a piece of land to the community. There are also photocopies and transcriptions of the burial register, pre-war photographs of the Jewish cemetery, and a clipping on the community's history.

Dates: 1687-1995


Identifier: AR 2961 / MF 599

Handwritten fund raising book, German and Hebrew, with 700 names of various donors in multiple European cities.

Dates: Publication: 1838

Schoolman Family Papers

Identifier: P-716

Albert and Bertha Schoolman (married in 1922) were pioneers in American Jewish education as teachers, administrators, and authors; devoted Zionists and active supporters of the State of Israel. Dr. Albert P. Schoolman (1894-1980) was the director of the Central Jewish Institute (CJI), and established the CJI summer camp offshoot, Camp Cejwin, located in Port Jervis, NY. Bertha Schoolman (1887-1974) served as a Chairperson in Hadassah positions including National Secretary and Vice-President, and the Youth Aliyah Management Committee from 1947-1953. Bertha was presented with the State of Israel Fighters Award for her work in Israel and both of the Schoolmans were active participants in Reconstructionist Judaism. Correspondents in the collection include Dr. Alexander Dushkin, Rabbi Mordechai Kaplan, Henrietta Szold, and Otto Frank. The collection contains information on Camp Cejwin, Hadassah, Jewish education, and Reconstructionist Judaism; among the materials included in the collection are: correspondence, camp memorabilia and records, articles and books, scrapbooks, photographs, film and audio tapes.

Dates: undated, 1889-1994

Schreck family papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P21, Folder: P-752
Identifier: P-752

Composed of birth, death, and marriage, records; a bar mitzvah certificate; a daughter naming certificate; a United States citizenship application (date is unclear); and a genealogical chart (1986) minus individual vital dates listing the genealogy of Ilana and Daniel Schreck.

Dates: undated, 1892-1985

Schwabacher Family, Wuerzburg

Identifier: AR 6335

This collection holds papers, correspondence and visual material of Benno and Aenne Schwabacher (née Dannenberg) and their ancestors. Prominent topics are Aenne and Benno Schwabacher's vacations, their emigration from Germany and their immigration to the USA. The papers in this collection include a vast amount of visual material (predominantly photos), official documents, most of which related to the Schwabacher’s emigration and immigration as well as quite lot of correspondence.

Dates: 1746-1985; Majority of material found within 1914-1960s

Schweinfurt Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 7024

Various documents pertaining to Jewish residents within the town of Schweinfurt in Lower Franconia, Germany.

Dates: 1864-1999

Papers of Seixas Family

Identifier: P-60
Scope and Content Note

The children and descendants of Isaac Mendes and Rachel Levy Seixas included individuals who had a great impact on communal affairs and colonial Jewish life in New York, Philadelphia, Newport, and Richmond. Though this collection does not preserve the total volume of papers produced by every family member, the documents contained herein demonstrate the importance of the family in both Jewish and secular life in late 17th and early 18th century North America.

The collection is valuable to researchers studying the Seixas family; civic, mercantile, and religious contributions of Jews in the colonial era; Jewish communities in New York, Philadelphia, Newport, and Richmond; the importance of religion to Colonial Jews; Jewish participation in the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and World War I; Jewish converts to Christianity; Jews as masons; and Congregation Shearith Israel of New York.

Prominent individuals in this collection include: Ephraim Hart, Grace Seixas Judah, Mrs. Jesse Judah, Israel Baer Kursheedt, Sarah Seixas Kursheedt, Hayman Levy, Nicholas Low, Isaac Moses, Naphtali Taylor Phillips, Benjamin Mendes Seixas, David G. Seixas, Gershom Mendes Seixas, Isaac Benjamin Seixas, Isaac M. Seixas, Jacob B. Seixas, Joshua Seixas, and Moses Mendes Seixas.

The collection includes: account records, books, circumcision instructions and register, correspondence, drawings, estate papers, a eulogy, family trees, legal documents, petitions, photographs, prayer books, a sermon, and shipping records.

This collection is arranged into four series: Series I: Family Papers; Series II: Moses Seixas (1744-1809); Series III: Gershom Mendes Seixas (1746-1816) and descendants; and Series IV: Benjamin Mendes Seixas (1748-1817) and descendants.

Dates: undated, 1746-1911, 1926, 1939

Selig Adler Buffalo Jewish community collection

Identifier: P-706

Consists of two directories of Jewish Organizations of Buffalo (1938, 1939); papers of the Buffalo Council of Jewish Congregations, including a photostat of its Certificate of Incorporation, correspondence, memos, news clippings, and printed matter pertaining to the supervision of kashruth in the community (1925-1941); newspaper articles about Rabbi Joshua S. Zambrowski and Max M. Yellen, both actively associated with the Council (1939-1972); a copy of an unexecuted Certificate of Incorporation of the Buffalo Unit of Orthodox Congregations, Inc. (1932); papers, documents, and a photograph of Congregation Brith Sholem, a list, in Hebrew, of the officers and members of the Congregation at the time, that was placed in the cornerstone of the synagogue building constructed in 1893, and some correspondence and scattered minutes of meetings in Hebrew and Yiddish (1882-1943); documents pertaining to the Buffalo Hebrew School (1936-1940); copies of the Last wills and testaments of Israel Swados, 1862-1936, and Mary Saperston, d. 1935, bequeathing part of their estates to several Jewish Institutions in Buffalo, and legal documents and correspondence pertaining thereto (1929-1940).

Dates: undated

Seligsohn Kroner Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25128

The Seligsohn Kroner Family Collection consists of material that reflects the life and work of the philosopher Richard J. Kroner (1884-1974), his wife Alice Kroner née Kauffmann (1885-1968), their daughter Gerda M. Seligsohn née Kroner (1909-2002), and their son-in-law Rabbi Rudolf Seligsohn (1909-1943). The collection primarily consists of correspondence relating to the emigration experiences of each of the family members. In addition, the collection contains personal documents, newspaper clippings, off-prints of the philosophical writings of Richard Kroner, photographs, a photo album, and a few paintings.

Dates: 1850-1990; Majority of material found within 1935-1974

Selma Stern-Taeubler Collection

Identifier: AR 7160 / MF 479

The Jewish historian and scholar Selma Stern-Taeubler was born in 1890 in Kippenheim, Baden, and was the first archivist of the American Jewish Archives. This collection is comprised of extensive research notes used by her in the preparation of her book Der Preußische Staat und die Juden (The Prussian State and the Jews). It also contains other material pertaining to her scholarly writing such as a few manuscripts, reviews of her works, and correspondence concerning publications of her writing. Some personal information is also available in the form of diaries and poetry, biographical clippings and obituaries, and a few photographs.

Dates: 1713-1995

Shad Polier Papers

Identifier: P-572

This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Shad Polier, including legal files from cases with which Polier was involved, particularly those concerning adoptions and civil liberties, articles and speeches by Polier, correspondence, and materials from several of the organizations with which Polier was affiliated, including the American Jewish Congress, the World Jewish Congress and the NAACP. These materials reflect his widespread participation with the civil liberties movement, equal rights and anti-discrimination law.

Dates: 1916-1976; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1970

Shalom Adler-Rudel Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 159

The collection consists of 6 boxes and 46 folders.

Dates: 1918-1974

Shalom Schwarzbard Papers

Identifier: RG 85

The collection contains the papers of Shalom Schwarzbard (1886-1938), the Russian-born French Jewish watchmaker, revolutionary, writer and activist for Jewish self-defense. In May 1926 in Paris, Schwarzbard assassinated the exiled Ukrainian nationalist leader Simon Petlyura, whom he held responsible for the pogroms against the Jews in the Ukraine in 1918-1921. His trial in October 1927, at which he was acquitted, drew worldwide attention. The collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts of Shalom Schwarzbard's autobiographical writings, personal documents, clippings, and printed ephemera, as well as poems by Schwarzbard's wife Anna and others. Materials in this collection mostly relate to Shalom Schwarzbard's writings, his speaking engagements following his acquittal, and his efforts in the 1930s to organize Jewish war veterans and war victims of the First World War.

Dates: 1891, 1912-1958; Majority of material found within 1920-1937

Shloyme Rosenberg Collection

Identifier: P-712

The Shloyme Rosenberg Collection contains manuscripts and newspaper columns written by Rosenberg. Also included are some personal materials such as correspondence, certificates, and international documentation. Newspaper columns comprise the majority of the collection and are written under a variety of pseudonyms, including S.R. Berg, A. Prashker, I. Prashker, S. Prashker, Reb Shloyme, and Shrage. The manuscript and newspaper and journal publications series are divided into works written under Shloyme Rosenberg's own name and works written under any of his pseudonyms. A majority of the material is written in Yiddish, with some manuscripts translated into English and some articles in Hebrew. Yiddish titles have been transliterated and are arranged according to transliterated title.

Dates: undated, 1940-1977

Shmuel Robles de Medina formula and contracts

 Collection — Box: CB-P3, Folder: P-113
Identifier: P-113

This volume, which belonged to Shmuel Robles de Medina, hazzan of Congregation Neve Shalom, contains the following: a Hebrew poem with the first letters forming the acrostic, "Shmuel Robles de Medina"; formulas for ketubot, divorce, power of attorney, certification of ritual slaughter, removal of a required levirate marriage (halizah) in Portuguese and Hebrew; specifications for a mikveh with the mention that land for the mikveh was purchased by Rabbi Olivera. Of interest is a document for halizah which was received from Amsterdam. The document includes the names of the parties involved as well as the names of the witnesses, including David Cohen d'Azevedo (d. 1792). The last few pages contain copies of documents which have been copied out in Dutch.

Dates: 1763

Siegfried and Ruth Kummer Bodenheimer Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25624

This collection contains the personal documents of Siegfried and Ruth Kummer Bodenheimer, dating mostly from before the couple was married in 1946. It holds vital documents, family photographs, postcards, secondary school documents, and materials related to Siegfried’s service in the United States Army during World War II.

Dates: 1878-2014; Majority of material found within 1928-1996

Siegfried Guggenheim Collection

Identifier: AR 180 / MF 612

This collection contains records of the Guggenheim family, including family tree, family history, vital records, obituaries, papers of family members who emigrated to Chile, and other papers of family members.

Dates: 1791-1969

Siegfried Seligmann Mühsam Collection

Identifier: AR 7112

This collection documents the life of Siegfried Seligmann Mühsam. It contains material about his education, military service, career as a pharmacist, public service in Lübeck, as well as some writings. It contains also materials by and about Mühsam's ancestors and descendants, both original correspondence and genealogical research.

Dates: 1801-1988; Majority of material found within 1853-1915

Siegmund Salfeld Collection

Identifier: AR 7017

This collection documents the personal and professional life of the rabbi Siegmund Salfeld, who served in Dessau and Mainz. Although the major focus of the collection is on the rabbi himself, there is also some material on the Mainz Jewish community and correspondence exchanged with prominent Jewish individuals. The collection is composed of official documents, correspondence, manuscripts of articles and sermons, published works, and clippings.

Dates: 1854-1990

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