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Architectural Records in the Hadassah Archives
The materials in the record group mostly consist of reproductions of building plans of the Hadassah hospitals on Mount Scopus and Ein Kerem from the 1920s to the 2000s. Other properties documented in the record group include buildings managed by Youth Aliyah, Hadassah Youth Services, Young Judaea, Hadassah Israel Education Services, the National Office, and the Hadassah Medical Organization. These records document a core Hadassah function, the building of medical and social service facilities in Palestine/Israel.
Functions and Operations Records in the Hadassah Archives
Hadassah Functions and Operations Records represent the bulk of aid and services provided to Hadassah's membership, from the 1920s to 2011. Materials found in the record group include correspondence, clippings, press releases, manuals and kits for chapters and members to implement programming and chapter structure, fundraising campaigns, scripts, study guides, programming for local and national meetings, biographical files, and training documentation. Departments documented in the record group include Public Affairs, Education, Women's Health, American Affairs, Zionist and International Affairs, Speakers Bureau, Fundraising, Program, Organization, Outreach and Tourism Departments. Materials related to the general administration of Hadassah are also in the record group; these materials include research and development of projects, archives department correspondence and other materials, Hadassah House administration, and strategic planning. The record group also documents Hadassah's efforts to expand membership outside of the United States, by the development of Hadassah International.
Hadassah Medical Organization Records in the Hadassah Archives
The Hadassah Medical Organization Records in the Hadassah Archives document Hadassah's work in providing health care resources in Palestine/Israel since 1918. The activities documented revolve around the development of the Hadassah Hospital; health centers; dental centers; occupational and rehabilitative services; medical, nursing, dental, and pharmacy schools; as well as numerous educative and preventive projects, especially those aimed at infant care. The documents also reflect the history of the Yishuv (Jewish settlement in Palestine) and the establishment of the State of Israel. The record group contains articles, clippings, correspondence, financial records, fundraising material, minutes, personal accounts, press releases, publicity material, reports, and statistical reports.
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.
Name File Records in the Hadassah Archives
The Name File record group is a collection of documents representing various individuals, corporations, and non-profit groups who were affiliated with Hadassah. These files were originally arranged alphabetically by the organization's central filing department as a ready reference source on leaders, doctors, speakers, donors, and religious figures associated with Hadassah's many projects. This collection includes correspondence, clippings, newsletters, and other ephemeral documents.
Personal Papers and Special Collections of Influential Executives, Volunteers, and Individuals Associated with Hadassah in the Hadassah Archives
This record group contains personal papers and special collections documenting individuals, both Hadassah members and non-Hadassah members, who were important to Hadassah. Much of the material forming the collections in this record group came from the administrative files of the national office of Hadassah, though some of the material was donated to Hadassah. Key individuals represented within this record group include Hadassah national board members Anna Tulin Elyachar, Bertha S. Schoolman, and Denise Tourover Ezekiel, as well as Jesse Zel Lurie who served as the first professional editor of Hadassah Magazine (originally Hadassah Newsletter) from 1947 to 1980.
Printed Materials and Publications Records in the Hadassah Archives
This record group consists of printed materials and publications, produced by Hadassah projects and departments, Young Judaea, and other Zionist organizations from 1911-2011. Materials in the record group include periodicals, newsletters, greeting cards, certificates, invitations, brochures, pamphlets, catalogs, and other professionally produced printed materials. Besides Young Judaea, projects documented include Hadassah Magazine, the Hadassah Medical Organization, Youth Aliyah, the Jewish National Fund, and Hadassah Israel Education Services.
Rahn Family Collection
The Rahn Family Collection centers on the lives of Alfred and Lilli (née Bechmann) Rahn, but also contains many documents of their parents, siblings, and even more distant family members. It also documents the family members' attempts to receive restitution for their losses. The collection includes a large amount of correspondence, official, personal, and legal documents, photographs and photo albums, financial documentation, manuscripts and fragments of creative and academic writing, family trees and genealogical notes, newspaper clippings, poetry, educational certificates and diplomas, texts of lectures, teaching materials, a few recipes, and other papers.
- American Jewish Historical Society 7
- Leo Baeck Institute 1
- Israel 6
- United States 6
- Correspondence 5
- Palestine 5
- Clippings (information artifacts) 4
- Publications (documents) 4
- Articles 3
- Financial records 3
- Jewish women--United States--Societies and clubs 3
- Minutes (administrative records) 3
- New York (N.Y.) 3
- Press releases 3
- Reports 3
- Speeches (documents) 3
- Women in nonprofit organizations 3
- Zionism -- United States 3
- Administrative records 2
- Brochures 2
- Certificates 2
- Germany 2 + ∧ less
- German 7
- Hebrew 7
- Russian 2
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- Yiddish 2
- Arabic 1
- Portuguese 1
- Swedish 1 + ∧ less
- Hadassah Medical Organization 3
- Bet ha-ḥolim "Hadasah" (Jerusalem) 2
- Bet sefer le-aḥayot Hadasah (Jerusalem) 2
- Elyachar, Anna Tulin, 1903-2001 2
- Hadassah Israel Education Services 2
- Jewish Agency for Israel. Youth Aliyah Department 2
- Mendelsohn, Erich, 1887-1953 2
- Mikhlelet Hadasah Yerushalayim 2
- Neufeld, Josef, 1899-1980 2
- Schoolman, Bertha S. 2
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 2
- United States. Agency for International Development 2
- Universiṭah ha-ʻIvrit bi-Yerushalayim 2
- Young Judaea, Inc 2
- Ḳupat ḥolim (Organization : Israel) 2
- Alpha Omega (Fraternity) 1
- American Council of Voluntary Agencies for Foreign Service 1
- American Jewish Congress 1
- American Relief Administration 1 + ∧ less