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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.
The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to Bertha Badt-Strauss from various writers and friends between 1940 and 1969. The letters deal with topics related to emigration/immigration, Judaism, Zionism and publishing opportunities in the United States and Mexico. Included are manuscripts, poems, photographs and clippings of Badt-Strauss's correspondents, as well as some of her own writings.
Contains the memoirs and scrapbooks of Bluestone, concerning his numerous communal activities, especially those in the Zionist movement. A description of the collection was published by Hyman B. Grinstein in Publications of the American Jewish Historical Society, no. 35 (1939), and a detailed inventory was prepared by Harry Bluestone (n.d.).
The Julius and Elisabeth Hirsch Collection holds the papers of this couple, with much of the collection consisting of family correspondence. Prominent subjects include the immigration of family members and genealogy of the family. In addition to extensive correspondence and family trees the collection includes notebooks, essays and articles, newspaper clippings, photographs, early drafts of Julius Hirsch's family memoir, and research notes.
The Milton Steinberg (1903-1950) Papers documents the personal and intellectual life of the American author, philosopher, rabbi, teacher, and theologian. The collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, audio recordings, and memorabilia. In addition to numerous articles, he authored several books including, The Making of the Modern Jew (1934), As A Driven Leaf (1939), A Partisan Guide to the Jewish Problem (1945), Basic Judaism (1947), A Believing Jew (1951), Anatomy of Faith (1960), and A Prophet’s Wife (2010). In a professional career that lasted a little over twenty years, he served as rabbi at three synagogues, primarily at the Park Avenue Synagogue. In addition, he was active in the community at large, and worked with many Jewish community and civic organizations. As a disciple of Mordecai Kaplan, he and others helped to establish the Reconstructionist movement of American Jewry.
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.
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.
This collection contains documents of journalist and left-wing political activist Paul Novick, consisting mainly of correspondence, subject files, manuscripts, photographs, and newspaper clippings. These materials relate to Novick’s career as long-time editor of the Morning Freiheit (Morning Freedom), his important role in the worldwide Communist movement, the history of the Freiheit itself, and Jewish and general politics. These materials demonstrate Novick’s important, and changing, role in the history of Communism, as well as his career as a Yiddish journalist and author.
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.
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 4
- American Jewish Historical Society 3
- Leo Baeck Institute 2
- Photographs 8
- Zionism 8
- Israel 6
- Emigration and immigration 4
- Articles 3
- Financial records 3
- Notes (documents) 3
- Administrative reports 2
- Jews, East European 2
- Morgn-frayhayṭ 2
- Newspaper editors 2
- Newspaper publishing 2
- Photocopies 2
- Poems 2
- Programs (documents) 2
- Scrapbooks 2 ∧ less
- Hebrew 8
- German 7
- Yiddish 6
- French 4
- Romany 2
- American Jewish Congress 4
- YIVO Archives 4
- Barondess, Joseph, 1867-1928 2
- Jewish Community of New York City 2
- Warburg, Felix M. (Felix Moritz), 1871-1937 2
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 2
- Zhitlowsky, Chaim, 1865-1943 2
- Zionist Organization of America 2
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 1
- Altmann, Alexander, 1906-1987 1
- American ORT Federation 1
- Badt-Strauss, Bertha, 1885-1970 1
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 1
- Bar-Ilan, Meir, 1880-1949 1
- Bellesiles, Michael A. 1
- Bernstein, Herman, 1876-1935 1
- Bernstein, Philip S. (Philip Sydney), 1901- 1
- Beth Israel Medical Center (New York, N.Y.) 1
- Bluestone family 1
- Bluestone, Joseph Isaac, 1860-1934 1 ∧ less