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Herman Bernstein Papers

Identifier: RG 713

This collection contains the papers of the journalist, author, translator, and diplomat Herman Bernstein. It documents his work on behalf of Eastern European and Russian Jews and holds correspondence, memos, writings and translations by Herman Bernstein, writings by others, contracts, clippings, printed matter, and photographs.

Dates: 1899-1935

Herman Hertzovitz Benevolent Association, Inc. Records

Identifier: RG 2275
Scope and content

Herman Hertzovitz Benevolent Association, Inc., was founded in 1932 and operated as a stand-alone organization until 2008, when it merged with an active burial society (although its last meeting was held in 1988).

Scope and Contents

This record group includes meeting minutes (December 1965-September 1988) and the organization's constitution in English and Yiddish.

Dates: Dates before processing unknown.

Hevrah Mefitsei Haskalah Society (Vilna)

Identifier: RG 22

The collection contains the records of the Vilna branch of the Hevrah Mefitsei Haskalah, an educational and publishing organization, established in 1863 to propagate secular knowledge and acculturation into the Russian society among the Jews of the Pale of Settlement. The Vilna Branch was organized in 1909 to assist Jewish education in Vilna and vicinity. During World War I and after Vilna became a part of independent Poland, the organization continued to propagate secular education and maintain schools, libraries and teachers’ courses. The materials include minutes, correspondence, memoranda, programs, leaflets, announcements, and clippings.

Dates: 1868-1933; Majority of material found within 1909-1919

HIAS and HICEM Main Offices, New York: Africa

 Collection — Reel: MKM 15.57
Identifier: RG 245.4.16
Dates: Majority of material found within 1936 - 1945

HIAS and HICEM Main Offices, New York: Correspondence between HIAS and HICEM Offices

Identifier: RG 245.4.3
Scope and Contents

Collection primarily features key figures of HICEM and HIAS's respective staffs: Isaac Asofsky (Executive Director of HIAS), Max Gottschalk (President of HICEM), Ilja Dijour (Executive Secretary of HICEM), Louis Spiegler (HICEM Counsel), Solomon Dingol (HIAS Director of Public Relations), and others.

Dates: 1940 - 1948

HIAS and HICEM Main Offices, New York: Europe

Identifier: RG 245.4.12

This subseries consists of correspondence between HIAS and HICEM Main Offices in New York and various European countries. It is geographically divided and covers the time periods as noted below. All materials are in English, unless otherwise noted.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1917 - 1951

HIAS and HICEM Main Offices, New York: HIAS Printed Materials

Identifier: RG 245.4.22
Scope and Contents

Printed forms
Form letters
Press releases
Lecture notices
Meeting notices

Dates: 1911 - 1945

HIAS and HICEM Main Offices, New York: Historical Works on HIAS

Identifier: RG 245.4.26
Dates: 1868 - 1955

HIAS and HICEM Main Offices, New York: Individual Cases and Lists of Emigrants; Max Gottschalk Personal Correspondence

Identifier: RG 245.4.21
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920, 1940-1945

HIAS and HICEM Main Offices, New York: Latin America, Central America, West Indies

Identifier: RG 245.4.13

This subseries consists of materials pertaining to Latin America and various Latin American countries generated by HIAS and HICEM's main offices in New York and Europe. Materials are geographically divided and cover the following locations, among others: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, British Honduras, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Surinam, Trinidad, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Materials primarily are in English, Yiddish, or Spanish, unless noted otherwise.

Dates: 1936 - 1947

HIAS and HICEM Main Offices, New York: Location Services

Identifier: RG 245.4.28
Dates: 1936 - 1956

HIAS and HICEM Main Offices, New York: Miscellaneous Materials

Identifier: RG 245.4.25
Dates: 1919 - 1955

HIAS and HICEM Main Offices, New York: Palestine

Identifier: RG 245.4.11

Series primarily deals with materials produced by HIAS-New York branch as part of their efforts to facilitate Jewish refugee immigration into Palestine. A significant amount of correspondence is between members of HIAS and HICEM from different global branches, as well as members of other advocacy organizations. Most materials are in English, Yiddish, or Hebrew, with exceptions noted.

Dates: 1916 - 1950

HIAS and HICEM Main Offices, New York: Publications and Publicity

Identifier: RG 245.4.23
Dates: 1911 - 1953

HIAS and HICEM Main Offices, New York Records (1911-1951): Australia and New Zealand

Identifier: RG 245.4.14
Dates: Majority of material found within 1911 - 1951

HIAS and HICEM Main Offices, New York: the Far East

 Collection — Reel: MKM 15.50
Identifier: RG 245.4.15
Dates: Majority of material found within 1916 - 1941

HIAS and HICEM Main Offices, New York: United States and Canada

Identifier: RG 245.4.10
Dates: 1920 - 1945

HIAS Board of Directors and Steering Committees

Identifier: RG 245.1
Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Board of Directors and of the annual meetings. Minutes of meetings of permanent and ad hoc committees of HIAS, including the Executive Committee, Committee on Work in Foreign Countries, U.S. Immigration Stations (later Committee on Overseas Work), Budget, Membership, House and Shelter, Citizenship, Law and Work in Palestine.

Dates: 1913 - 1952

HIAS Ellis Island Bureau

Identifier: RG 245.2
Scope and Contents

This collection consists mainly of briefs and other legal documents on immigration, deportations, and similar matters, ranging from 1905 until 1923. It also contains material on general HIAS activities.

Dates: 1905 - 1923


Identifier: RG 245.7
Dates: 0000-0000

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