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This Collection consists primarily of English, German, Hebrew, and French language correspondence concerning Reform Judaism, Zionism; the founding of the American Jewish Historical Society; the Jewish Publication Society; B'nai B'rith; the legal position of Jews in England and the United States with particular reference to the Naturalization Acts; the religious and social life and the history of Jews in Russia and Poland; Bible readings in public schools; the study of Jesus in Jewish Sabbath Schools; anti-slavery issues in the Fremont Campaign in 1856; and other correspondence pertaining to his numerous activities.
Papers of Hans Kohn (1891-1971), historian and lawyer, who was active in Zionist organizations. He published extensively on questions of nationalism and related topics. The collection consists of documents relating to Hans Kohn's professional experience, materials relating to his political activities, correspondence, diaries, materials relating to his experience in World War I and as a prisoner of war, personal documents, photos, clippings.
Isaac Leib Goldberg Collection documents Isaac Goldberg’s active participation in the international Zionist movement. It also sheds light on his professional activities as a lawyer in the Russian Empire. The collection consists of circular letters, official documents, correspondence, court documents and Power of Attorney, leaflets, announcements, reports, minutes of meetings, financial reports and tables, balance sheets and Annual Reports, lists, and memoranda.
Collection contains a typescript of memoirs (some sections in several drafts) covering the period until 1907, describing Lisan's youth in Russia, his journey to America, his early years in Philadelphia, and his travels throughout Pennsylvania. The memoirs also relate in some detail Lisan's Zionist activities in Russia and America, and his reaction to world Jewish events.
Materials include: correspondence covering the years 1902-1969 dealing with Lisan's Zionist activities, announcements (1909-1910) of the Maccabean Zionist Society in Philadelphia, receipts and a Land Certificate from the American Zion Commonwealth, and a share certificate from the Jewish Colonial Trust.
Abraham Charasch Collection documents Abraham Charasch’s involvement with various Jewish political parties and Jewish student organizations in the Russian Empire and abroad prior to the October Revolution of 1917. Most materials collected here deal with the Union of Eastern Jewish Student Organizations in Western Europe and Zionist Socialist Worker’s Party. Included here is correspondence, by-laws, reports, resolutions, minutes of meetings, declarations, circular letters, lists of delegates to student conferences, memoranda, manuscripts, bibliographies, and applications sent to the Swiss Central Committee for the Return of Political Immigrants.
The Marc Ratner Papers consist of materials pertaining to Marc Ratner's political activities as one of the leaders of the SERP (Sotsialisticheskaya Yevreyskaya Rabochaya Partiia, Jewish Socialist Workers' Party, Rus: Социалистическая еврейская рабочая партия) which was a left leaning Zionist revolutionary party. The collection consists of correspondence, circular letters, clippings, minutes of meetings, essays, manuscripts, political resolutions and statements. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence between party members, minutes of meetings and manuscripts.
Maxim Vinawer Papers consist of materials pertaining to Maxim Vinawer’s activities as a political and a communal leader. The collection covers the period between 1915 and 1926. These materials illuminate Vinawer’s participation in Russian politics as one of the leaders of the liberal Constitutional Democratic Party (Kadets), his appointment as a Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Crimean Regional Government in 1919, and his activities as a prominent figure among Zionist and émigré groups in Paris. The collection consists of correspondence, circular letters, memoranda, bulletins, clippings, minutes of meetings, essays, manuscripts, drafts and notes
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.
The May Cohn Russia and Soviet Union Collection (Vilna Archives) includes materials dealing with a wide range of topics mostly pertaining to Jewish life in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union and to a smaller extent to everyday life of ordinary Russian citizens. The collection consists of official government documents such as reports, decrees and regulations, circular letters, lists, vital records, Census records, residency and emigration permits. Also included here are manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, petitions, announcements, posters, questionnaires, and minutes of meetings. Materials collected here shed light on the way Jewish religious and civil life was administered in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union.
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 6
- American Jewish Historical Society 2
- Leo Baeck Institute 1
- Russia 8
- Correspondence 7
- Zionism 7
- Clippings (information artifacts) 6
- Minutes (administrative records) 4
- Official documents 4
- Resolutions (administrative records) 4
- Certificates 3
- Manuscripts (documents) 3
- Newspapers 3
- Photographs 3
- Birobidzhan (Russia) 2
- Drafts (documents) 2
- Emigration and immigration 2
- Germany 2
- Jews -- Russia 2
- Labor Zionism 2
- New York (N.Y.) 2
- Palestine -- Emigration and immigration 2
- Petitions 2 + ∧ less
- Russian 7
- German 6
- Yiddish 6
- English 5
- French 5
- Hebrew 4
- Polish 2
- Spanish; Castilian 2
- Arabic 1
- Czech 1
- Dutch; Flemish 1
- Italian 1
- Ladino 1
- Multiple languages 1
- Romany 1
- Undetermined 1 + ∧ less
- Allgemeyner Idisher arbayṭerbund in Liṭa, Poylen un Rusland 2
- Poalei Zion, Russia 2
- Sotsialisticheskaya Yevreyskaya Rabochaya Partiya (Russia) 2
- Zhitlowsky, Chaim, 1865-1943 2
- Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940 1
- Adler, Felix, 1851-1933 1
- Alliance israélite universelle 1
- American Jewish Alliance 1
- American Zion Commonwealth, Inc 1
- B'nai B'rith 1
- Bergman, Joseph 1
- Bien, Julius, 1826-1909 1
- Borisov, M. 1
- Bush, Isidor, 1822-1898 1
- Charasch, A. (Abraham) 1
- Cherikover, I. M., 1881-1943 1
- City University of New York. City College 1
- Columbus, Christopher 1
- Comité des délégations juives (Paris, France) 1
- Communist Party of America 1 + ∧ less