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Record of merchandise imported from London by Aaron, and the duty paid on that merchandise.
Consists of a copy of a contractual arrangement (1843) between Castro - who was an empresario who received a land concession from the president of the independent Republic of Texas (1836-1845) - and a potential colonist whom he recruited in Paris France, paraphrasing the law that granted Castro his concession and outlining the stipulation of his contract.
Contains the marriage license of Ike Duhl and Juli Weinstock, signed by Rabbi Cohen of Galveston, Texas, and a letter containing biographical data on Ike (Anchel) and Juli (Yetta) Duhl. Also includes a program.
A legal agreement between Solomon and Morton Waring of South Carolina, in which Solomon used six slaves as collateral on a debt owed to Waring.
Contains Ketubah (in Hebrew and English) signed by Leo Merzbacher of New York City in 1855, and certificates of membership and birthday congratulations from a Masonic and B'nai B'rith Lodge and Kehilath Anshe Mayriv, Chicago.
Collection contains a listing of 930 marriages performed between 1850-1900 by the Rev. Dr. Henry Hochheimer, rabbi of the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation 1849-1859, and Oheb Israel Synagogue, 1859-1892 (emeritus, 1893-98). Listed marrirages were performed in Baltimore, elsewhere in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Delaware, and Washington, D.C. It includes an alphabetical index arranged by groom's name, and a typescript transcript of information in the book.
Estate is signed by A.L. Philip.
This collection contains paper ephemera, personal letters and professional correspondences. The latter includes correspondonces with such notable individuals as H.G. Friedman (1932-50), Isidor Millman (1932) and Franklin D. Roosevelt (1936).
Contains the draft of a letter to Andrew Johnson plus Johnson's reply regarding an alleged anti-Jewish statement that he made.
This collection documents the professional and personal life of Henry M. Rosenthal from 1925 to 1989. His tenure as religious director of the 92nd Street Young Men's Hebrew Association and membership of the faculty at Hunter College are well documented through correspondence and supporting materials. Rosenthal’s Philosophical career and published writings make up the bulk of the collection, which includes manuscripts, drafts, and bound copies of his work. Unpublished manuscripts are of particular interest, as are the early drafts of his posthumously published "The Consolations of Philosophy: Hobbes's Secret; Spinoza's Way". Personal journals and early letters between Rosenthal and his wife, the former Rachel Chernowitz, complete the collection.
A typewritten greeting and autograph signature on a card to Warner Colville.
The Henry Roth Collection contains papers pertinent to Henry Roth's writing, but was collected and donated by other individuals. Items in this collection include: early drafts, revisions, and bound volumes of his "Mercy of a Rude Stream" series, with notes by Roth and his editor, Robert Weil. In addition to these manuscripts, the collection includes Roth's Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary, which contains a list of words hand-written and defined by Roth. Other items in the collection consist of awards and a booklet from Roth's son, Hugh Roth, given to his parents.
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 the original manuscript notes for Beecher's sermon: "Jew and Gentile," delivered June 24, 1877 in response to the exclusion of Joseph Seligman from the Grand Union Hotel. It also contains a typewritten copy of the sermon, correspondence relating to the gift of the notes between H.D. Beecher and A. Abraham, and materials pertaining to the efforts of Brooklyn Jews to help fund a statue in Beecher's memory. The sermon itself was published in 1877 by the 'Christian Union' Print. (New York).
This collection contains a letter to J.W. Zacharie of Palestine, Texas, regarding a letter to General E. Kirby Smith. It also includes a 1981 letter containing information about Zacharie.
Contains correspondence, mostly of a personal nature, from Mayer Sulzberger, Louis Marshall, Herbert Quick, Thomas W. Page, and Louis D. Brandeis. Also included is correspondence between Nathan Straus and Mayer Sulzberger regarding Friedenwald's candidacy for the House of Representatives in 1912, as well as correspondence with the American Jewish Historical Society regarding a letter to Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Collection consists of two yearbooks (1944, 1946), and seven banners (1944-1950) from the camp.
Letter to Rabbi Gilbert Klaperman authorizing him to dispose of chometz, including that located in Mr. Tenzer's office as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Marriage certificate, in English, of Herman Benedict and Babette Heidenheim, signed by Dr. Samuel Adler, rabbi of Temple Emanu-El of New York.
The collection consists of material pertaining to a study of the court-martial of Captain Levy of the Independent Battalion, New York Volunteers, in 1863. Included is a photocopy of the proceedings of the court-martial, General Order No. 101 with the indictment, a history of the Independent Corps, Light Infantry, an item about Levy from the Palm Beach Jewish world quoting the London Jewish chronicle, a newspaper clipping and two relevant excerpts from Fredman's Jews in American wars and Wolf's the American Jew as patriot, soldier and citizen.
The collection consists of the records of the Herman Muehlstein Foundation from 1947 to 2007. The Herman Muehlstein Foundation was a philanthropic organization that gave generously to educational institutes and agencies that supported Herman Muehlstein’s mission to improve the life and quality of young men and women in need of financial assistance. The Herman Muehlstein Foundation was established in 1947 and closed in 2005. The collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, legal papers, and grant proposals.
Collection contains primarily correspondence and published material of Herman Block relating to his association with the Jewish Child Care Association. Of special interest is a letter written by Block to President Woodrow Wilson in 1913 regarding the Tariff on Woolens and extensive correspondence with Senator Herbert Lehman (1954-1962). Collection also includes speeches, awards, newspaper clippings, and photographs and material relating to the Naomi Lehman Memorial Award.
The records document the Histadruth Ivrit's early history to the present, representing a significant portion of its work in spreading the Hebrew language in the United States in the second half of the twentieth-century. The records include substantial amount of material regarding the organization's history, administration, public events, publications, and reports. Some information of the early history of the Histadruth Ivrit could be found in the records kept by the writer Daniel Persky. Persky collected personal and professional records that include correspondence with friends, readers, and writers; a partial collection of the drafts of his own publications, and a collection of photographs and newspaper clippings. The functions and activities of the Histadruth Ivrit are documented through Board of Trustees and Board meetings agendas and minutes; various programs for events, conventions, conferences, and celebrations; documents related to fundraising; public relations, press releases and brochures; correspondence with different individuals, organizations, and foundations; Histadruth Ivrit's publications among them the newspaper Hadoar and Tov Lichtov; a large collection of photographs, and scrapbooks. The records of the Histadruth Ivrit represent the large majority of the organization's activities dating from the 1980s to the present. Records for the earlier years of activities are fragmented and incomplete. The records related to the life of Daniel Persky are also partial and copies of many of his publications are missing. This collection included brochures, correspondence, financial records, flyers, grant applications, invitations, lists, minutes, news clipping, orders, periodicals, photographs, press releases, reports, and scrapbooks.
This collection consists of annual campaign fund literature, promotional fliers and brochures, reports, invitations and programs for miscellaneous events and an organizational chart. The documents in the collection describe the activities of the American Histadrut Cultural Exchange Institute and the Histadrut Development Foundation. Of particular interest to researchers will be the extensive memorandum concerning the activities of the National Labor Committee for Palestine.
Lists the descendants of Samuel Hoffberger and Hinde Schmidt of Austria.
This collection consists of souvenir journals from annual events and annual reports.
Contains letter and certificate acknowledging donation to the Central Universal Yeshivah of Jerusalem, a Yahrzeit certificate from the Yeshiva for Kalman Horowitz, and a card and envelope from the Yeshiva.
The bulk of the collection documenting the family association originating from the matzoh empire consists of family journals covering the years 1921-1929, 1945-1993. Additional material includes family directories from 1992 and 1994, reunion and dance journals from 1947 and 1994, an eulogy for John Margareten and memorial articles on Dora Spiegel, and a newspaper clipping concerning a dispute between the Horowitz and Margareten partners.
This collection contains the institutional records of the Houston Action for Soviet Jewry, mainly news clippings, correspondence, files about refuseniks, and various materials and programs for events which Houston Action for Soviet Jewry sponsored or was involved with. There are also some materials from other organizations set up to aid Soviet Jewry, including the Bay Area Council for Soviet Jews, the Chicago Action for Soviet Jewry and the Union of Councils for Soviet Jews. Many of these materials concern the situation of Jews in the Soviet Union in the 1970s and 1980s, as well as in the 1990s, soon after the end of the Soviet Union.
The Howard Lenhoff Papers were generated and accumulated by Howard Lenhoff starting with his involvement with the American Association for Ethiopian Jews (AAEJ) in 1974 and running up until his final preparations for his book, Black Jews, Jews and Other Heroes: How Grassroots Activism Led to the Rescue of the Ethiopian Jews (2007). In addition to chronicling Lenhoff’s participation in AAEJ, the collection documents AAEJ’s relationships with other activists and organizations; Israeli government officials’ responses to AAEJ pressure; requests for help and stories of trauma from the Ethiopian Jews; AAEJ’s extensive publicity efforts; and American Jewish press coverage of the struggles of Ethiopian Jewry. The materials include correspondence, clippings, notes, drafts, photographs, audiocassettes and posters.
- Repository: American Jewish Historical Society X
- Correspondence 311
- Clippings (information artifacts) 219
- Photographs 185
- New York (N.Y.) 168
- United States 149
- Jews, Soviet 110
- Minutes (administrative records) 110
- Reports 109
- Antisemitism 107
- Emigration and immigration 93
- Publications (documents) 93
- Refuseniks 92
- Human rights 88
- Newsletters 88
- Pamphlets 88
- Israel 85
- Articles 84
- Memorandums 83
- United States -- Economic conditions 78
- Soviet Union 73 + ∧ less
- English 1244
- Hebrew 292
- Yiddish 239
- German 177
- French 159
- Spanish; Castilian 110
- Italian 90
- Hungarian 73
- Swedish 72
- Latin 71
- Afrikaans 68
- Russian 65
- Dutch; Flemish 18
- Polish 15
- Portuguese 14
- Chinese 5
- Arabic 4
- Lithuanian 4
- Amharic 3
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 3 + ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 97
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 42
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 30
- American Jewish Congress 25
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 25
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 25
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 24
- Shcharansky, Anatoly 23
- American Jewish Committee 22
- Union of Councils for Soviet Jews 22
- United Jewish Appeal 22
- Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 20
- Zionist Organization of America 20
- B'nai B'rith 19
- Nudel, Ida 19
- Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 17
- Marshall, Louis, 1856-1929 17
- Jewish Theological Seminary of America 16
- National Council of Jewish Women 16
- Union of American Hebrew Congregations 16 + ∧ less