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Board of Delegates of American Israelites Records

Identifier: I-2

The Records of the Board of Delegates of American Israelites (1859-1878) documents the life cycle of the Board of Delegates, a Jewish civil rights organization located in New York City. The Board served in a two-fold function: acting as a central organization for American Jews and working on behalf of Jews abroad. To the latter end, the Delegates collaborated with the Committee of Deputies of British Jews and the French Alliance Israélite Universelle to provide for the relief and aid, civil, and religious rights of Jews throughout the Americas, Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East, particularly Romania, Ottoman Palestine including Jerusalem, and Morocco.

In the U.S., the Delegates were partially responsible for the appointment of the first Jewish Military Chaplain and surveyed member synagogues concerning the history and size of their congregation, the first organization to systematically record this type of information in the States. The Delegates merged with the Union of American Hebrew Congregations (UAHC) in 1878 and dissolved in 1925. Correspondents include Adolph Crémieux, Sir Moses Montefiore, Benjamin Franklin Peixotto, Isaacs S. Myer, the Rev. Dr. Arnold Fischel, and Maj. General Benjamin Butler. Documents include correspondence, minutes, committee reports, memorials, announcements, surveys, some printed material including clippings, and a 1932 Rabbinical thesis on the Delegates by Allan Tarshish.

Dates: 1859-1881, 1887, 1932

Boris Schatz Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P16, Folder: P-571
Identifier: P-571

Contains a photocopy of the printed English version of Schatz's autobiography, written in 1905 in Bulgaria and published in 1925 in Jerusalem. It includes reference to his visit to the St. Louis Exhibition (1904 World's Fair) by which he was deeply affected and to which he contributed a fountain. Also included are photocopies of Schatz's obituaries from The Rocky Mountain news and The Denver post, reporting his death in a Denver Colorado hospital where he stopped off for treatment on his way from California to Hungary.

Dates: undated, 1925-1987

Boris Smolar Papers

Identifier: P-588

This collection contains materials pertaining to the life and career of Boris Smolar, a journalist and editor-in-chief of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency and an author of children's books.

Dates: undated, 1913-1985

Boyerker Benevolent Society records

Identifier: I-439

Collection contains a 45th anniversary souvenir journal, photographs, and materials relating to the Boyerker Scholarship Fund. Within the scholarship fund folder are board minutes, correspondence, financial records, and news clippings documenting the Society's loans to Boyerker descendants who are attending college.

Dates: undated, 1969-1995

Breira Records

Identifier: I-250

The collection consists of material relating to the organization, positions, activities and contracts of Breira, from 1972-1979. Breira worked to promote discussion among the public about issues primarily concerning contemporary Israeli politics such as the Palestinians, peace, Israeli-Diaspora relations, and alternatives facing the State of Israel.

Dates: 1970-1979

Brit Tzedek v'Shalom/Jewish Alliance for Justice and Peace Records

Identifier: I-587

This collection contains the records of Brit Tzedek v'Shalom, the Jewish Alliance for Justice and Peace, which was an American membership organization of American Jews committed to negotiating a settlement to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The materials in the collection consist of administrative documents; board member resources; resource guides for activists, clergy members, and chapter members; conference proceedings and recordings; campaign petitions; and other materials.

Dates: 2002-2012

Camilla Finzi poems

 Collection — Box: CB-P9, Folder: P-300
Identifier: P-300

Contains a volume of poetry on various subjects, written in England. The volume consists of 46 pages of poems by Finzi, and 94 pages of poems copied from other sources.

Dates: 1810-1816

Camp Massad Records

Identifier: I-550

Founded by Shlomo and Rivka (Wolman) Shulsinger, Camp Massad was the pre-eminent Hebrew camp in the United States. The collection, comprised of material donated by former staff, counselors, and campers contains administrative records, correspondence, newsletters, play scripts, photographs, oral histories and movies.

Dates: undated, 1944-2015; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1990

Campus Zionism collection

Identifier: I-428

Includes Avukah and IZFA publications, reports, and bulletins collected by Sumner Alpert, who served as national President for Avukah and the Intercollegiate Zionist Federation of America. Material consists of Alpert's personal notes and history of Avukah and IZFA, "Zionism on Campus" written by Alpert for "Jewish Education" in 1947, "The Brandeis Avukah Volume of 1936", Avukah bulletins from 1944-1945, Avukah convention reports from 1942 and 1945, various Avukah publications, IZFA constitution and 1948 report, IZFA convention reports from 1945-1950, a IZFA Zionism on campus manual, and National Student Zionist Conference report from 1954.

Dates: undated, 1936-1954, 1999

Canadian Jewish Congress collection

Identifier: I-354

This collection is comprised of two posters and publications. The posters include a declaration by the Canadian Interfaith Conference (1967), and a promotional advertisement for the book The History of the Jews in Canada. The collection also contains the following publication: Congress Bulletin (January 1958 and April 1959).

Dates: undated, 1958-1959, 1967

Canadian Jewish Herald Operation Recognition records

Identifier: I-165

Collection contains copies of the Canadian Jewish Herald's correnspondence, designated by Operation Recognition to initiate a national campaign in Canada for the recognition of the Magen David Adom as a protective symbol with the same status enjoyed by the Red Cross, the Red Crescent and the Red Lion and the Sun, consisting of letters to the Canadian Red Cross Society, the International Committee of the Red Cross, to Government officials in Canada and Israel, and Jewish communal leaders.

Dates: 1978-1979

Cantors Assembly of America Collection

Identifier: I-327

This collection consists of publications of annual convention proceedings from 1948 to 1973, 1975-1977 and two songbooks from 1967 and some undated.

Dates: undated, 1948-1977

Carl Schurz Papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P8, Folder: P-283
Identifier: P-283

Contains text of Schurz's address at dedication of the Montefiore Home, New York City, on Dec. 18, 1888. Portions of the address were published in The Jewish Messenger, v. 64, no. 25 (Dec. 21, 1888), p. 5-6. Also contains correspondence with American Jewish leaders including Jacob Schiff and Oscar Straus.

Dates: 1888-1892

Carol and Michael Bierman Papers

Identifier: P-1007

This collection contains personal papers of the American Soviet Jewry movement activists Carol and Michael Bierman including background materials on Jews in the USSR, documents, and artifacts from demonstrations, rallies and cultural events of the movement, newsletters, pamphlets, and brochures. Also included are photographs and audio and video materials pertaining to Refuseniks, Prisoners of Conscience and Jewish emigration from the Soviet Union.

Dates: 1971-1990

Carol S. Kekst Papers

Identifier: P-961

The collection contains papers of the American Soviet Jewry movement activist, Carol Schapiro Kekst. The materials focus on the activities of the Committee of Concerned Scientists, Inc. (of which Kekst was a vice-chair) in order to protect the Soviet Jewish Refusenik scientists from state persecution and discrimination, and to defend their right to emigrate.

Dates: undated, 1975, 1977-1982

Carvalho and Hirsch Receipt

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box I2, Folder: I-195
Identifier: I-195

Includes an invoice for homespan bought from the firm of Carvalho and Hirsch. The location of the firm is unknown.

Dates: 1841

Casper Singer Letter

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P13, Folder: Collection P-482
Identifier: P-482

A letter to Jasper Yeats, written in Lancaster, notifying him that Joseph Simon was to pay Singer a sum of money in connection with a judgement.

Dates: 1776

Cecilia Greenstone photographs

Identifier: P-683

Collection consists of two photographs of Cecilia Greenstone, Ellis Island Agent for the National Council of Jewish Women's New York Section, 1907-1919.

Dates: undated

Center for Jewish Community Studies Collection

Identifier: I-318

This collection contains newsletters, pamphlets, brochures, course materials, memorandum and correspondence detailing the Center's views, activities, and research.

Dates: undated, 1977-1992

Central Committee Knesseth Israel Charity of Rabbi Maier Baal Haness Donation Records

Identifier: I-544

This collection is comprised of correspondence and financial documents from and to the Central Committee Knesseth Israel Charity of Rabbi Maier Baal Haness from 1924 through 1950. The charity was a Jewish charity formed in 1924 in both Israel and the state of New York with the purpose of collecting contributions to help the state of Israel and American Jews. The collection contains charity donation records from 1924 through 1950.

Dates: undated, 1924-1950

Central Conference of American Rabbis Data Cards

Identifier: I-215

This collection describes the work of Reform rabbis in towns throughout Florida, Georgia, and Alabama.

Dates: 1915-1945

Central Relief Committee Scrapbook

Identifier: I-297

The collection consists of a scrapbook containing newspaper clippings in Yiddish and English.

Dates: 1917-1921

Chaim Weizmann Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P14, Folder: P-532
Identifier: P-532

Consists of two letters written by Chaim Weizmann to American Zionists: a thank you letter to Jacob Cohen (1939) and an invitation to a meeting between Weizmann and the members of the American Emergency Committee for Zionist Affairs sent to Arthur Lourie (1942), the executive secretary of the Committee.

Dates: 1939, 1942

Chapters, Regions, Co-ops and Junior Hadassah Records in the Hadassah Archives

Identifier: I-578/RG 24

This record group contains materials related to the local units of Hadassah—groups, chapters, regions, and co-ops—as well as Junior Hadassah, a youth organization that functioned as a group within the Hadassah Chapter structure. The record group documents over one hundred years of Hadassah’s growth, and illuminates a century of American Jewish communal life, particularly that of Jewish women, across the United States. The record group reflects the formation, administration and activities of the individual groups, chapters, co-ops and regions, and contains information on local events and programs organized around fundraising, Zionism, Jewish heritage, religion and holidays celebration, the study of Hebrew and Yiddish, women's issues, fashion, health, technology and many other topics.

Dates: 1902-2015; Majority of material found within 1950 - 2000

Charity Hart Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P12, Folder: Collection P-432
Identifier: P-432

This collection contains Charity Hart's renunciation of the rights of administration for her husband's estate.

Dates: 1825

Charles Blumenthal papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P3, Folder: P-114
Identifier: P-114

Rabbi in Waco, Texas. Primarily correspondence with other American rabbis on matters pertaining to religious divorce.

Dates: undated, 1922-1943, 1972

Charles King Emma (1921-2014) Papers

Identifier: P-966

This collection is comprised of armed forces material, correspondence, and other material concerning Charles King Emma’s time in the U.S Army from 1943 through 1946.

Dates: undated 1941-2012; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1945

Charles Pettit letter

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P13, Folder: P-470
Identifier: P-470

A letter to Nicholas Low, recommending Jacob Mayer, Pettit's apprentice and representative in Havana.

Dates: 1789

Charles Schwager Papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P9, Folder: P-301
Identifier: P-301

This collection consists of letters written to Schwager by Americans and non-Americans on a variety of topics pertaining to Jews. The majority of the letters are from members of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Senate, and American governors, expressing their views on Jews, anti-Semitism, and Palestine as a Jewish homeland. Also included are letters on this topic from Thomas Edison, Charles Curtis, and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Other letters concern the First Solotwiner Sick and Benevolent Society, the proposed formation by Schwager of a cloak-maker's union, and other topics of general Jewish interest.

Dates: 1909-1948

Charles William Mayo Letter

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P16, Folder: P-600
Identifier: P-600

Consists of a letter to Sol Marshall of the Westside Jewish Community Center in Los Angeles, declining an invitation to participate in the Community forum series at the Center.

Dates: 1956

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