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Henry Aaron import declaration

 Collection — Box: CB-P5, Folder: P-174
Identifier: P-174

Record of merchandise imported from London by Aaron, and the duty paid on that merchandise.

Dates: 1799

Henry Castro Contract

Identifier: P-548

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.

Dates: 1843

Henry Cohen Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P16, Folder: P-570
Identifier: P-570

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.

Dates: 1910

Henry E. Solomon mortgage of personal property

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P12, Folder: P-400
Identifier: P-400

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.

Dates: 1825

Henry Greenebaum collection

 Collection — Box: CB-P9, Folder: P-315
Identifier: P-315

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.

Dates: 1855-1903

Henry Hochheimer marriage record book

Identifier: P-74

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.

Dates: 1850-1900

Henry L. Philip Estate Inventory

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P24, Folder: P-829
Identifier: P-829

Estate is signed by A.L. Philip.

Dates: 1829

Herbert Henry Lehman Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-446
Identifier: P-446

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).

Dates: 1932-1950

Henry M. Moos Correspondence

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P14, Folder: P-505
Identifier: P-505

Contains the draft of a letter to Andrew Johnson plus Johnson's reply regarding an alleged anti-Jewish statement that he made.

Dates: 1864

Henry M. Rosenthal Papers

Identifier: P-1052
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: undated, 1925-1989

Henry Morgenthau Autograph

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P14, Folder: Collection P-496
Identifier: P-496

A typewritten greeting and autograph signature on a card to Warner Colville.

Dates: 1934

Henry Roth Collection

Identifier: P-694

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.

Dates: 1959, 1992-1999

Henry Roth Papers

Identifier: P-702

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.

Dates: undated, 1918-2010

Henry Ward Beecher collection

 Collection — Box: CB-P5, Folder: P-159
Identifier: P-159

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).

Dates: 1877-1887

Henry Watkins Allen Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P12, Folder: Collection P-420
Identifier: P-420

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.

Dates: 1864, 1981

Herbert Friedenwald correspondence

 Collection — Box: CB-P8, Folder: P-261
Identifier: P-261

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.

Dates: 1894-1940

Herbert Kaplan Camp Equinunk memorabilia

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P19, Folder: P-687
Identifier: P-687

Collection consists of two yearbooks (1944, 1946), and seven banners (1944-1950) from the camp.

Dates: 1944-1950

Herbert Tenzer letter

 Collection — Box: CB-P9, Folder: P-308
Identifier: P-308

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.

Dates: 1965

Herman Benedict marriage certificate

Identifier: P-341

Marriage certificate, in English, of Herman Benedict and Babette Heidenheim, signed by Dr. Samuel Adler, rabbi of Temple Emanu-El of New York.

Dates: 1860

Herman Herst Collection of Material Relating to Ferdinand Levy

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P15, Folder: P-562
Identifier: P-562

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.

Dates: 1863-1987

Herman Muehlstein Foundation Records

Identifier: I-519

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.

Dates: undated, 1947-2007

Herman W. Block papers

Identifier: P-99

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.

Dates: 1913-1967

Histadruth Ivrith of America, records

Identifier: I-365

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.

Dates: undated, 1900-2005

Histradut collection

Identifier: I-364

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.

Dates: undated, 1921-1971

Hoffberger-Hohberger-Hochberg(er)-Hollander families papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P21, Folder: P-728
Identifier: P-728

Lists the descendants of Samuel Hoffberger and Hinde Schmidt of Austria.

Dates: 1987

Home of the Daughters of Jacob Souvenir Journals and Annual Reports

Identifier: I-301

This collection consists of souvenir journals from annual events and annual reports.

Dates: 1921-1937

Horowitz family collection

Identifier: P-729

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.

Dates: undated, 1932

Horowitz-Margareten family collection

Identifier: P-714

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.

Dates: undated, 1921-1994

Records of the Houston Action for Soviet Jewry

Identifier: I-500

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.

Dates: 1966-1997; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1993

Howard Lenhoff Papers

Identifier: P-902

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.

Dates: 1947-2007; Majority of material found within 1974 - 2006

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