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Additional Records of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in the Lithuanian Central State Archives
The materials in this collection constitute a semi-random sample of the pre-war archive that was transferred to the Central State Archives of the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic following the liquidation of the Vilnius Jewish Museum in 1949. The collection includes records of YIVO work and activities, financial records, correspondence, and publications; documents about pogroms in Ukraine, and Red Army and Soviet activity in Vilna and Bialystok; and a significant amount of records of socialist, communist, and Zionist political parties, as well as associated newspapers and one-time publications.
Arthur Rath Collection
This collection contains the archival papers of Arthur Rath. Most of it consists of correspondence with friends and family members. Primary topics of the collection are Arthur's life in Switzerland towards the end of World War II and the decades immediately after, correspondence with friends who were also Jewish refugees from Germany after the war, and Arthur Rath's life decisions following the displacement of his family during the war.
David Trotsky (1904-1945) Collection
This collection contains materials collected by David Trotsky relating to the Jewish community of Belgium in the inter-war period. Materials include printed documents, posters, reports, meeting minutes, and newspaper clippings, mainly pertaining to the Jews of Brussels and Antwerp.
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.
Lipsky Family Papers
The Lipsky Family Papers reflect the professional and personal activities of Eleazar Lipsky (1911-1993), his father, Zionist leader Louis Lipsky (1876-1963), and his mother, Charlotte Lipsky (1879-1959), as well as other family members. Eleazar Lipsky was a lawyer, novelist, Zionist and the head of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency in the early 1960s. While working on a multi-part family novel, Eleazar Lipsky gathered and arranged much of the family material in this collection. In addition to family history, the collection contains information on the American Zionist movement, Bernard Richards’s role in the Committee of Jewish Delegations at the 1919 Paris Peace Conference, and various legal battles involving such parties as the Jewish Week, the American Examiner, Doubleday, Philip Hochstein and Lillie Shultz. The materials include correspondence, an unfinished manuscript, legal transcripts, clippings, speeches, research materials, financial documents, miscellaneous writings and a few photographs.
Papers of Horace Meyer Kallen (1882-1974)
This collection contains correspondence between Horace M. Kallen and many important individuals and organizations, as well as manuscripts, notes and other materials for speeches, financial documents, research materials, academic records, and various other assorted items. These materials serve to illustrate Kallen’s important role in philosophy, education, religion, and politics and his deep involvement with consumer rights, environmental controls, Jewish issues, and civil liberties.
Papers of Israel Elfenbein (1890-1964) Collection
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of rabbi, Hebrew scholar, author, and editor Israel Elfenbein. These materials include correspondence with and relating to congregations, Hebrew periodicals, organizations, Elfenbein’s writings, personal correspondence, sermons, clippings, and manuscripts by Elfenbein and by other writers.
Papers of William Edlin (1878-1947)
This collection contains the personal and professional papers of William Edlin, editor of The Day and a prominent Socialist. It includes correspondence with individuals and with organizations, newspaper clippings, manuscripts of works by Edlin and by others as well as translations done by Edlin, and some of Edlin’s personal documents. These materials relate to Edlin’s involvement with The Day, with the Socialist Party, the Workmen’s Circle, various labor and Zionist organizations, literary clubs and activities, and with music, art and drama.
The John E. Herzog Collection of Israel and Diaspora Financial Objects
This collection consists of assorted types of financial records, some correspondence and a few photographs related to efforts to develop the infrastructure of Israel during the 1800s, the First and Second Aliyah periods, the time of the British Mandate, and the early years after the founding of the State of Israel.
The Vilna Collection represents fragmentary materials that were part of the original YIVO Archives in Vilna before WWII. The collection includes a wide array of materials dealing with a great variety of aspects of Jewish life in the Pre-revolutionary Russian Empire and post-revolutionary Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, and Soviet Russia. The Collection consists of personal correspondence, official correspondence with organizations and governmental institutions, financial and statistical reports, minutes of meetings of Jewish communal and political organizations, bibliographic materials, including card catalogues and bibliographies. Also included here are vital documents, such as birth certificates and birth registers, affidavits, certificates, diplomas, and travel documents. Additionally, there are petitions, resolutions, appeals, printed materials, manuscripts, lists, and questionnaires. There is a wealth of materials dealing with Jewish book trade and publishing, youth and sports organizations, education, Jewish communal life, and political activities.
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 6
- American Jewish Historical Society 2
- Center for Jewish History 1
- Leo Baeck Institute 1
- Correspondence 8
- Clippings (information artifacts) 7
- Photographs 6
- Zionism 6
- Israel 5
- New York (N.Y.) 5
- Manuscripts (documents) 4
- Minutes (administrative records) 3
- Speeches (documents) 3
- Administrative records 2
- Administrative reports 2
- Articles 2
- Education 2
- Fliers (printed matter) 2
- Jewish communists 2
- Labor Zionism 2
- Newspaper clippings 2
- Notes (documents) 2
- Palestine 2 + ∧ less
- English 9
- German 8
- Hebrew 8
- Yiddish 7
- Russian 6
- Polish 3
- Czech 2
- Dutch; Flemish 2
- Lithuanian 2
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- Belarusian 1
- Chinese 1
- Hungarian 1
- Italian 1
- Latvian 1
- Romany 1
- Ukrainian 1 + ∧ less
- YIVO Archives 4
- American Jewish Congress 3
- Barondess, Joseph, 1867-1928 2
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 2
- Keren Hayesod 2
- Weizmann, Chaim, 1874-1952 2
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 2
- World Zionist Organization 2
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 1
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 1
- American ORT Federation 1
- Bernstein, Herman, 1876-1935 1
- Blau-Weiss (Youth movement) 1
- Cahan, Abraham, 1860-1951 1
- Carr, Mary, 1923-1998 1
- Comité des délégations juives (Paris, France) 1
- Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926 1
- Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
- Edlin, Ṿillyam, 1878-1947 1
- Educational Alliance (New York, N.Y.) 1 + ∧ less