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The collection contains various documents pertaining to Akiva Ernst Simon.
The Annual and Mid-Winter National Conventions Records document the proceedings and outcomes of the conventions and conferences attended by Hadassah’s National Board as well as by convention delegates from the various regions of Hadassah. The conventions in particular are where local and regional leaders meet with each other and the National Board and learn about Hadassah’s various projects and committees. This record group also includes annual reports from 1926-2001.
This is the collection of Arthur A. Goren, a historian and professor of American Jewish history at the Hebrew University and Columbia University. This collection consists of his research material and professional files from his academic pursuits and career as a professor, primarily at Columbia University. Included in the collection are copies of articles and photocopies of archival material used for research, drafts of speeches and manuscripts, handwritten and typed research notes, correspondence, clippings, photographs, and teaching and course material such as syllabi, readings, notes, and bibliographies.
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.
This record group includes documents created and maintained by the Office of the President, the Office of the Executive Director and the Chair of the Division Coordinators/Directors Committee. Prominent is the Henrietta Szold series, containing correspondence by and to Szold as well as printed materials written by and about her. The files in this record group were created by a national president or executive director, or for their use, or maintained in their office during their years in office. Included are correspondence, minutes, memos, publications, reports and subject files on topics with which these individuals were involved.
The collection contains letters and postcards to Leo Herrmann, his wife Lola Herrmann, and daughter Ruth Herrmann from various senders, including Max Brod, Franz Werfel, George Bernard Shaw, Martin Buber, and Albert Einstein.
The Hadassah Microfilm Collection consists of 16mm and 35mm reels containing images of various Hadassah publications, administrative documents, and personal archival material. Content includes on-site photographs, membership and organizational documents, regional chapter lists and histories, items relating to Hadassah’s Zionist political history, and a near-complete run of Hadassah Newsletter/Magazine. Other than the newsletter/magazine run, all images are unique within the collection.
The Hadassah Oral Histories consist of audio cassette recordings and typed transcripts of oral history interviews as well as related correspondence and research documents. Interviewees include notable members of Hadassah’s National Board, the Honorary Council, Hadassah Medical Organization (HMO), Youth Aliyah, Machon Szold, and Hebrew University, among others. Discussions cover such topics as Hadassah roles and achievements, Jewish upbringings, education, and family.
This collection's diary, personal dedications, correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertain to the legacy of Robert Weltsch, an eminent journalist, editor, and Zionist. The collection also documents the lives of Robert Weltsch’s family members including his wife Martha and their children, Ruben and Shoshanah, and the implications of their Jewish heritage on their choice to emigrate to Palestine amid the rise of Nazi Germany.
The collection contains documentation of the Sonneborn family, particularly Leo Sonneborn and his wife Settie; Siegmund Sonneborn; as well as photographs of Line Speyer née Sonneborn’s family.
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.
Young Judaea is the oldest Zionist youth organization in the United States, established as a national organization in 1909 by the Federation of American Zionists. It was supported by Hadassah, including direct financial sponsorship from 1967-2011. The major aims of Young Judaea throughout its history have been to advance the cause of Zionism, to further the mental, moral, and physical development of Jewish youth, and to promote Jewish culture and ideals in accordance with Jewish traditions. Young Judaea has remained non-partisan and non-denominational, embracing and recruiting Jewish youth from all backgrounds.
The Youth Aliyah Records in the Hadassah Archives document Hadassah's work with multiple international organizations to rescue Jewish children from continental Europe to Palestine from 1933-1945. The collection also documents Hadassah's involvement with Youth Aliyah since 1946 in providing residential, educational, vocational, rehabilitative and therapeutic care for displaced and at-risk youth from around the world.
- American Jewish Historical Society 8
- Leo Baeck Institute 4
- Center for Jewish History 1
- Israel 8
- United States 7
- Zionism 7
- Palestine 6
- Administrative records 5
- Articles 5
- Clippings (information artifacts) 5
- Financial records 5
- Jewish women--United States--Societies and clubs 5
- Minutes (administrative records) 5
- Pamphlets 5
- Press releases 5
- Publications (documents) 5
- Reports 5
- Jewish children 4
- Jews -- Education 4
- New York (N.Y.) 4
- Photographs 4 + ∧ less
- English 11
- German 9
- Hebrew 8
- Yiddish 2
- French 1
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 7
- Freund, Miriam K. (Miriam Kottler), 1906-1999 5
- Jacobson, Charlotte, 1914- 2010 5
- Pool, Tamar de Sola, 1893-1981 5
- Hadassah Medical Organization 4
- Jacobs, Rose G., 1888- 4
- Jewish Agency for Israel. Youth Aliyah Department 4
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 4
- Universiṭah ha-ʻIvrit bi-Yerushalayim 4
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 3
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 3
- Halprin, Rose Luria, 1896-1978 3
- Kramarsky, Lola, -1991 3
- Lindheim, Irma L., 1886- 3
- Mann, Kalman Jacob, 1912- 3
- Matzkin, Rose, 1913–2002 3
- Meir, Golda, 1898-1978 3
- Schenk, Faye, 1909-1981 3
- Seligsberg, Alice L., 1873-1940 3
- Shulman, Rebecca Beldner, 1896-1997 3 + ∧ less