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Harriet Lowenstein Goldstein papers

Identifier: P-31

This collection contains materials related to the relief activities of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee in Europe in 1919. These include cables and other communications to the American Relief Administration, as well as to Sholom Asch, Jacob Billikopf, Morris Engelman, Max Pine, Lewis Strauss and Baruch Zuckerman.

Dates: undated, 1917-1955

Harry Houdini Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-434
Identifier: P-434

This collection contains correspondences and a pamphlet signed by Houdini.

Dates: 1919-1926

Harry Lerner Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P29, Folder: Collection P-972
Identifier: P-972

Harry Lerner, a children’s books publisher, who, with his wife Sharon Lerner, was an activist of the American Soviet Jewry movement in the Minneapolis area. The materials include newsletters, articles, memos, haggadahs, profiles and lists of Soviet Jewish Prisoners of Conscience and Refuseniks.

Dates: undated, 1979-1980

Harry P. Shapiro papers

Identifier: P-784

Contains articles, speeches, holiday programs, typescripts, and poetry written by Harry P. Shapiro, President of the H.P. Shapiro Corporation, a manufacturer of women's fashions. Shapiro contributed articles for the Jewish holidays and wrote of his impressions during his 1961 visit to Israel for the Deland Sun News. He was active in several local civic and community organizations and as leader of the Jewish Center Congregation, spoke at local Protestant and Catholic groups.

Dates: undated, 1958-1969

Harry R. Rosen Community Building Consultants Records

Identifier: I-577

The Harry R. Rosen Community Building Consultants Records consist of photographs, research, and administrative documentation by and for the dozens of Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) in the United States, Canada, and Israel that Harry R. Rosen and his firm helped develop from the 1970s to the early 2000s.

Dates: 1950-2005; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000

Harry S Linfield (1889-1978) papers

Identifier: P-346

Harry Sebee Linfield (1889-1978), rabbi and statistician, collected statistics of Jewish life in America for the Bureau of Jewish Social Research and the United States Bureau of the Census. The majority of the collection contains his research data, correspondence, and other personal papers.

Dates: undated, 1907-2017

Harry Shapiro papers

Identifier: P-56

Collection consists primarily of personal and professional correspondence, and copies of speeches relating to Shapiro's activities as a lawyer and as Secretary of Public Welfare of the state of Pennsylvania (1955-59). It also contains correspondence reflecting Shapiro's involvement in Jewish communal affairs, the largest amount relating to the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, and the Federation of Jewish Agencies of Greater Philadelphia.

Dates: undated, 1952-1963

Harry Sugarman Papers

Identifier: P-1042

Harry Sugarman was a Jewish soldier who served as a private during World War I. This collection consists of written materials, mainly personal letters, relating to his time in the military.

Dates: 1917-1919

Hart family papers

Identifier: P-18

This Collection contains the personal and business correspondence, legal documents, and account and ledger books of the Hart family, 1755-1898. The papers are primarily concerned with Aaron Hart (1792-1801); Adolphus Hart (1846-1876), Benjamin Hart (1792); and Ezekiel Hart (1799-1862). Hart family corresponts included in this collection include Sir James Henry Craig, governor of Canada; and James Reid, Chief Justice of Lower Canada.

Gerald Hart's (1869-1897) papers constitute half of the collection. Among the latter are extensive references to paintings and coins collected by Gerald Hart, and information relating to the Society for Historical Studies-Society of Canadian Literature and the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society.

Also included is a family biography in manuscript, and an 1821 militia roll of Captain Hart's company.

Dates: undated, 1755-1898

Hart family (Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York, and New Orleans) estate inventories

Identifier: P-226

Contains the inventory and papers relating to the estate of Nathan Hart, administered by Benjamin Franklin Salomon. Of special interest in the inventory is the listing of the books he owned, which included several of Jewish interest, and of his burial plot in the Congregation Shearith Israel cemetery on Long Island.

Dates: 1844-1857

Harvard University Order of Exercises for Commencement

Identifier: I-199

The program for commencement from Harvard University in which candidates for the degrees of Bachelor and Master of Arts gave orations on different topics in several languages. Thomas B. Gannett gave a Hebrew oration on "The Dignity of the Hebrew Language."

Dates: 1809

Haym Salomon collection

Identifier: P-41

This collection contains original manuscripts of Haym Salomon, one of the main financiers of the American Revolutionary War, including his marriage contract, financial records, personal and business correspondence, and items related to his own estate, as well as the estates of his family and business associates. The collection also contains a family record kept by Salomon's son, bilingual Hebrew-English family bibles and prayer books, and items of Haym Salomon's wife, Rachel, as well as other family members.

Dates: undated, 1776-1983

Hebra Shel Bikur Holim Ugemilut Hasadim (Philadelphia, Pa.) committee report

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box I-2, Folder: I-147
Identifier: I-147

Collection contains the report of the committee--J.I. Levy, Hyman Polock, Judah L. Hackenburg, and Levi M. Goldsmith--concerning changes in the constitution of the Hebra.

Dates: 1830; 1830

Hebra Tarumot Hakodesh Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box I1, Folder: I-33
Identifier: I-33

This collection contains a printed copy of a proposal in Hebrew and English, dated 1824 from Solomon Herschell, The Chief Rabbi of England, to form the Hebra Tarumot Hakodesh. Also included are; a printed extract of the constitution and a report of the activities of the Society published in New York in 1846; a printed request for assistance from the Sephardic Chief Rabbi of Palestine, Hayyim Abraham Gagin; and manuscript letters in Hebrew and English from Palestine acknowledging receipt of funds. I.B. Kursheedt was the President of the Society in America.

Dates: 1824-1847

Hebrew Benevolent Congregation (Atlanta, Ga.) cornerstone laying program

Identifier: I-441

Collection consists of one item, a cornerstone laying program for the Congregation's new synagogue, dated May 24, 1875. The program includes the order of service, a hymn by Rev. Henry Gersoni, and a list of the members of the building committee.

Dates: 1875

Hebrew Emigrant Aid Society of the United States (New York, N.Y.) records

Identifier: I-184

The collection consists of an appeal, a financial statement, and an annual report. Also included is a photocopy of the certificate of incorporation (published in PAJHS, v. 49, no. 3).

Dates: undated, 1881-1882

Hebrew Female Orphans' Dowry Society of the United States Record Book

Identifier: I-22

This collection conists of an undated record book of the Society, listing members and donations.

Dates: undated

Hebrew Hammer (Film) Records

Identifier: I-539

The Hebrew Hammer was a 2003 movie written and directed by Jonathan Kesselman and starring Adam Goldberg as the Hebrew Hammer. The collection contains production notes, copies of the set design, and several props from the movie.

Dates: undated, 2001-2003

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) Records

Identifier: I-363

The records of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, now known as HIAS, comprise much of the history of HIAS through the second half of the 20th century, primarily through the files created by leadership based in the New York headquarters. Since the 1880s HIAS has worked with immigrants and refugees to help them emigrate legally from their home countries to safe resettlement in the United States and elsewhere, and they continue this work today. The records focus on files of the Executive Directors, including James P. Rice, Gaynor I. Jacobson and Karl D. Zukerman, and other material created by executive staff and by the Board of Directors. Also of importance is the work of the HIAS United States Operations Department in the New York office, handling the everyday details of immigration documentation, migration issues and resettlement activities in connection with communities throughout the United States, and in coordination with HIAS staff in overseas offices and the other departments in New York and Washington, D.C. In addition, more than 1100 files of legacy photographs have been digitized as part of this project and made accessible online.

Dates: undated, 1909-2003; Majority of material found within 1954-2000

Hebrew Infant Asylum of the City of New York records

Identifier: I-166

Collection contains bound records from the administrative activities of the Hebrew Infant Asylum, including annual reports, board meeting minutes, reports of the admitting physicians, and the admission and discharge records of children.

Dates: 1895-1934

Hebrew National Orphan Home Alumni Association Records

Identifier: I-520

The Hebrew National Orphan Home Alumni Association Records document the activities from the establishment of the association in 1925 until its demise 2011. The records consist primarily of the Association's newsletter, The Alumnus, programs of reunion events, meeting minutes of both the general meetings and the association advisory board, newspaper and magazine clippings, oral histories on audiocassettes and videotapes, alumni writings, scrapbooks, correspondence, and a few photographs.

Dates: undated, 1925-2014; Majority of material found within 1957 - 1997

Hebrew Orphan Asylum of the City of New York Records

Identifier: I-42

Hebrew Orphan Asylum was founded in 1822 as the Hebrew Benevolent Society. It underwent various changes of name until 1906, and merged with The Jewish Child Care Association of New York in 1940. The collection includes extensive administrative records including financial statements, property records, Board, Committee, and Executive minutes, donation books, publications, and state and government correspondence and reports. The collection also includes children's admission and discharge ledgers, medical records, and conduct books. Also within the collection are childcare studies, dedication speeches, writings by alumni, oral histories, newspaper and magazine clippings, and photographs.

Dates: undated, 1855-2013; Majority of material found within 1900 - 1940

Hebrew Relief Society (New York, N.Y.) records

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box I-2, Folder: I-155
Identifier: I-155

Collection contains a manuscript list of subscribers to the original society, signed by Asher Kursheedt, and printed copies of the Society's act of incorporation and by-laws, listing the officers, board of managers, and members for 1926.

Dates: undated, 1926

Hebrew Sheltering Guardian Society (New York, N.Y.) records

Identifier: I-43

The Hebrew Sheltering Guardian Society, founded in 1879, merged with the Jewish Child Care Association of New York in 1940. This collection includes administrative records consisting of annual reports, Board of Directors' annual reports and meeting minutes, a limited amount of committee reports, financial records, donation books, and property records. The collection also includes children admission and discharge ledgers, which date from 1898 to 1942, with gaps. Please note that children records dated after 1925 are restricted for privacy reasons. Additional material regarding orphan life is available through student publications and programs, alumni newsletters and programs, and HSGS promotional material. Affiliated organizational records include material on Fellowship House, an after care service; Foster Home Bureau, including newsletters recruiting foster parents and records of its Baby Department; and alumni associations. Of additional interest are dedications and speeches held during the inauguration of Pleasantville, child care study papers, histories, and material concerning the New York Federation for the Support of Jewish Philanthropic Societies merger.

Dates: undated, 1879-1972, 1995

Heiligman Family Ketubah & Marriage License

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P16, Folder: Collection P-594
Identifier: P-594

Includes the marriage license of Mr. Isaac Heiligman and Gussie Pollock executed in Indian Territory, and the Ketubah for the wedding in Hebrew.

Dates: 1907

Helen Berlin Scrapbook

Identifier: P-842

Scrapbook contains concert programs, news clippings, and photographs tracing Berlin's career as a violinist.

Dates: undated, 1910, 1925-1941, 1951, 1998

Helena M. Kirstein Scrapbook

Identifier: P-857

A scrapbook compiled by Helena M. Kirstein pertaining to her involvement as a volunteer in the Romance of a People Pageant in 1933. The pageant was held at the Kingsbridge 258th Field Artillery Armory on Jerome Avenue and Kingsbridge Road in the Bronx, New York. The purpose of the pageant was to raise funds for the resettlement of German Jews in Palestine. The scrapbook contains news clippings reporting the event, sheet music and lyrics, a photogravure of the set and cast, thank you letter to volunteers from composers and the production director, Jacob Ben-Ami, and a program from the pageant.

Dates: 1933

Hendricks family papers

Identifier: P-376

Collection contains renunciation of Rebekah Hendricks to administer estate of Uriah Hendricks; renunciation of right to administer estate of Sarah Hendricks; estate inventories of Harmon, Frances, and Washington Hendricks; administrator's bond for estate of Harmon Hendricks.

Dates: undated, 1798-1870

Maxwell Whiteman Collection of Hendricks Family Papers

Identifier: P-849

Collection consists of Hendricks Family Papers that were in the possession of Maxwell Whiteman, author of Cooper For America. The collection includes accounts and business correspondence written to Harmon Hendricks primarily from trade metal agents Solomon Moses (1774-1857) and Joseph Lyon Moss (1804-1874). An invitation to the third annual meeting of the Coppers Manufacturers Association is also available. The collection also contains a copy of Whiteman's book, photographs of illustrations Whiteman used for Cooper in America, and a photograph of Edmund Hendricks.

Dates: undated, 1799-1872, 1971

Hendricks-Tobias business correspondence

Identifier: P-704

The bulk of this collection consists of correspondence to Hendricks & Brothers, 1833[?]-1851. Also included are business cards from various Hendricks-Tobias family enterprises, correspondence to Harmon Hendricks, and correspondence to several members of the Tobias family.

Dates: undated, 1802-1889

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