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David Diamond papers
This Collection contains correspondence relating to Diamond's legal and political career, during which he served as Corporation Counsel for the City of Buffalo, New York State Supreme Court Justice, and on the faculty of the University of Buffalo Law School; material on his activities in the mayoral, gubernatorial, and presidential political campaigns, 1928-1952, among which was the chairmanship of the Buffalo Volunteers for Stevenson, and on his extensive communal and philanthropic activities.
The material concerning his philanthropic activites is cprimarily concerned with the American Civil Liberties Union, the Buffalo Jewish Center, the United Jewish Fund of Buffalo, the United Jewish Appeal, the American Jewish League for Israel, the American-Israel Cultural Foundation, the American Fund for Israel Institutions, the American Friends of the Hebrew University, the State of Israel Bonds, the Independent Zionists of America, the American Zionist Council and the American Christian Palestine Committee.
Collection also includes materials from the Civic Affairs Committee of Erie County; the Children's Aid Society; the United War and Community Fund; the Emergency Committee to Save the Jewish People of Europe; anti-Nazi materials; material on civil rights and anti-discrimination legislation; the problem of church and education; speeches; general correspondence; newspaper clippings; and memorabilia.
Jewish Community Center of Dallas Collection
This collection contains program catalogs for the years 1977-1996 and event publicity brochures and fliers for 1981, 1988-1996.
Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds records
This collection contains the archives of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, a national coordinating agency which assists national and regional Jewish agencies in the U.S. and Canada in fund raising, community organization, health and welfare planning, public relations, and similar missions.
Collection includes materials of the predecessor agency (Bureau of Jewish Social Research), correspondence, research, budget reports, audits, and reports on the activities of approximately 600 national, local, and overseas Jewish agencies.
Joint Advisory Committee records
Contains background material, minutes of meetings, correspondence, memoranda and miscellaneous publications pertaining to the question of religion in the public schools, release time and kosher slaughtering.
Kurt Roberg Collection
The Kurt Roberg Collection focuses on the immigration and wartime experiences of Kurt Roberg and other members of the Roberg and Marx families, in addition to documentation on the genealogy of the families. The collection contains considerable correspondence, official and other documents, photographs and genealogical research.
Leon J. Obermayer, papers
The collection contains correspondence, documents, and newspaper clippings relating to the life and activities of Obermayer in local and national Jewish organizations. Includes: correspondence and other materials concerning the Board of Public Education of Philadelphia on which he served as member and then president 1955-1961 (of special interest are the papers pertaining to communism in the schools, educational television, and the problems of minority students); the American Jewish Historical Society of which he served as a member, president and chairman of the Exec. Council (of special interest is the material pertaining to the litigation over the Society's move to Waltham); the Symphony Club (1959-1966); the Penn. Advisory Committee, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (1958-1960); the Penn. Alcoholic Beverage Study (1961-1967); the Heart Association of Southeastern Penn. (1964-1965); the National Committee on Employment of Youth (1965-1968); the American Bar Association Special Committee on Investigation, Solicitation and Handling of Personal Injury Claims (1957-1959); the Committee on Legal Ethics and Grievances (1961-1969); the Penn. Prison Society (1964-1969); the Phila. YM & YWHA (1925-1940, 1967-1968); the Hebrew Sunday School Society (1919-1970); the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, with special reference to Edmond Cahn's opposition to the establishment of Reform Jewish day schools (1964-1965); the Hebrew Union College (1964-1968); B'nai B'rith (1957-1967) and the Philadelphia Bar Assoc. (1937-1977).
Marvin Lowenthal, papers
This collection contains Marvin Lowenthal's correspondence, journals, diaries, documents, photographs, memorabilia, and printed materials relating to his life, writings, Zionist activities, and relief work on behalf of German Jewry. Includes material on his youth, school work, and college years, as well as autobiographical writings and family correspondence containing information on Horace Kallen and early 20th century Zionist activities. Of particular note is his later correspondence with Jacob Billikopf, Jerome Frank, Horace M. Kallen, Elmer Rice, Eugene C. Taylor, and Stephen S. Wise.
Max Meir Spangenthal Collection
The collection consists of various materials pertaining to Max Meir Spangenthal.
Norman Salit (1896-1960) Papers
This collection contains material relating to Norman Salit's activities with various organizations, including the Synagogue Council of America, the Rabbinical Assembly of America, the Wartime Emergency Commission for Conservative Judaism, the Boy Scouts of America, the Jewish Education Committee, the American Child Guidance Foundation, Religion in American Life, the Valley Forge Foundation, the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, and the National Community Relations Advisory Council. There are also speeches, writings, sermons, items related to Sharit's legal work and Zionist activities, as well as some letters from Mordecai Kaplan.
Rabbi Robert L. Lehman Collection
The Rabbi Robert L. Lehman Collection focuses on the development of a rabbi and of his role leading his congregations. The collection includes copious sermons, substantial correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, notes, congregational and conference publications, photographs, diplomas, and a few objects.
Records of the Board of Jewish Education (Chicago, Ill.)
The bulk of the collection contains teaching manuals and aids issued by the Board in a variety of different subjects. Other materials includecatalogs, correspondence, newsletters, publications and songbooks.
Records of the Delaware Valley College of Science and Agriculture (Doylestown, Pa.)
This collection contains correspondence (primarily 1951-1967) relating to finances and the activities of the School; mimeographed minutes of the meetings of the Board of Trustees (1952-1961); printed material relating to Founder's Day Convocations and Commencement Exercises; a copy of the charter and amended by-laws for the years 1952, 1959, and 1960; catalogues (1941-43, 1946-47, 1952-53, 1957-59); and annual reports (1902-1945).
Records of the Jewish Center of Buffalo
Records of the Jewish Education Committee
This collection contains the administrative records of Jewish Education Committee as well as materials from the National Council for Jewish Education and the American Association for Jewish Education. The Jewish Education Committee was a Jewish educational organization in New York concerned with coordination of educational activities as well as development of educational resources for the Jewish secular school systems in the U.S. and was organized in June 1939. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, conference materials, surveys, and publications.
Samuel Price papers
Collection contains the personal diaries, correspondence, and other miscellaneous materials of Samuel Price. Along with personal documents, this collection includes items relating to Jewish community life in the Northeastern United States.
Stephen Wise papers
The collection has been arranged according to the following broad subject areas: personal affairs; speeches, sermons, and articles, both manuscript and published; the Free Synagogue in New York City; the Jewish Institute of Religion; American Jewish affairs; relations between the Jewish and non-Jewish communities; New York City affairs; United States affairs; the press (both Jewish and non-Jewish); world affairs; the American Jewish Congress and World Jewish Congress; refugees; Zionism; Palestine and Israel; arts and letters; and individual corrspondence of a general nature.
- Subject: Education -- United States X
- American Jewish Historical Society 12
- Leo Baeck Institute 3
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 1
- Correspondence 10
- Education -- United States 6
- Church and education -- United States 4
- Clippings (information artifacts) 4
- Jews -- Education -- United States 4
- New York (N.Y.) 4
- Photographs 4
- Chicago (Ill.) 3
- Minutes (administrative records) 3
- Rabbis 3
- Reports 3
- Speeches (documents) 3
- United States 3
- Antisemitism -- United States 2
- Articles 2
- Buffalo (N.Y.) 2
- Charities -- United States 2
- Civil rights 2
- Dallas (Tex.) 2
- Diaries 2 + ∧ less
- English 15
- Hebrew 5
- German 4
- Yiddish 3
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- French 1 + ∧ less
- Jewish Education Committee of New York 3
- American Jewish Congress 2
- Boy Scouts of America 2
- Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 2
- National Community Relations Advisory Council (U.S.) 2
- Synagogue Council of America 2
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 2
- Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 2
- Union of American Hebrew Congregations 2
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 2
- Alliance israélite universelle 1
- American Association for Jewish Education 1
- American Child Guidance Foundation 1
- American Civil Liberties Union 1
- B'nai B'rith 1
- Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 1
- Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
- Board of Jewish Education (Chicago, Ill.) 1
- Board of Jewish Education (New York, N.Y.) 1
- Bureau of Jewish Social Research (New York, N.Y) 1 + ∧ less