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This collection contains a deed of sale for a piece of property in Charleston, South Carolina. It is witnessed by Augustus E. Cohen, Notary Public.
17 small folders, each containing 1-5 handwritten charts (copies reduced in size), representing export statistics of books from the Schocken publishing house. Also included is a chart pertaining to the Jewish training farm on the Schocken estate Gut-Winkel.
Consists of two items, authorizations for the messengers of a get (religious divorce document).
The collection consists of more than 300 autobiographies and supplementary biographical materials, such as correspondence, diaries, and documents collected by YIVO in the interest of Jewish youth research. The autobiographies were assembled through public competitions in 1932, 1934, and 1939 directed at Jewish youth aged 16-22. The collection also contains records of the contest, including lists of the contestants, correspondence with them, reports and clippings.
Original autographs separated from AJHS collections and/or bought or donated to the Society. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order.
The collection contains a wide assortment of correspondence and photographs from actors, authors, musicians and others.
The AVI CHAI Collection contains a breadth of files relating to the administrative and outreach activities of the organization, from its founding in 1984 through 2019.
The AVI CHAI records stored at the AJHS relate to the foundation's activities in North America. The records relating to the AVI CHAI's activities in Israel are stored at the archives of the National Library of Israel.
The records consist of correspondence, reports, minutes, financial documents, digital files, and printed materials that chronicle AVI CHAI’s administrative communication and outreach programming. The collection consists of physical paper records (see detailed breakdown below), born-digital files (including computer files), as well as audiovisual materials such as audiocassettes, microcassettes and DVDs. There are some 35mm slides, but otherwise very few photographic prints or negatives. Of note in the collection are materials that outline the foundation’s research on, and enthusiastic support of, Jewish day schools, camps, teacher training and libraries.
Administration files include by-laws, incorporation documents, and insurance policies, among others.
Board records are comprised of meeting materials, such as minutes and agendas. They document the philosophy, direction and activities of the organization.
Communications files consist primarily the files of Deena K. Fuchs. They include media kits, graphics, working files for annual reports, and other materials.
Files related to AVI CHAI finances include investment portfolio documentation as well as quarterly and annual reports.
The core of the foundation’s history can be found in its Programs files which document the various programs initiated or supported by AVI CHAI. They include detailed files on the foundation’s loans to schools (including building programs) and to summer camps. Also included in this series are files relating to AVI CHAI communications activities, such as media kits, graphics, working files for annual reports, and other materials.
The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence and photos. The voluminous correspondence saved by the Axelrads mostly deals with professional elaborations between former colleagues and friends, who had scattered to the farthest corners of the globe to escape the Hitler regime and so we have letters (to or from) Australia, South-America, Palestine, and of course the United States. In some instances we gain a faithly accurate picture of the living conditions in the countries of exile. Remarkably well drawn are the descriptions of Marseille, Cuba (both by Alice Laqueur), of Palestine, and most noteworthy, the odyssee of Leontine Axelrad.
Correspondence, clippings, reports, memos and other office papers
This collection contains pamphlets, printed materials and photos concerning the activities of the Kosher food manufacturing company founded by Rabbi Dov Ber Manischewitz in Cincinnati in 1888. Includes product information and recipes for holiday meals, as well as copies of presentations at a 1956 symposium on "Jewish Life as Reflected in Jewish Foods.".
The Babette B. Buch Collection documents the life, philosophies, and literary career of the writer Babette B. Buch. Included in this collection are numerous unpublished manuscripts, some personal correspondence, and a small amount of clippings and photographs.
This collection contains the papers of Babette Wampold and the Alabama Council to Save Soviet Jews and documents their activities on behalf of the American Soviet Jewry Movement. The collection is comprised of correspondence, case files, clippings, newsletters, photographs, and trip reports.
Government decrees, reports, manuscripts, clippings and other materials pertaining to Jewish communities in Baden (Germany)
The Baerwald Family Correspondence Collection primarily consists of a bound volume of handwritten correspondence of members of the Baerwald and related families. The correspondence is arranged chronologically, and dates from 1889 through 1919, with a gap between 1908 and 1919 and only a few letters from each year. The bulk of the correspondence is from Hermann Baerwald, director of the Philanthropin School in Frankfurt am Main, to his sons Paul and Emil and especially to his son-in-law Johannes Behrendt (called Hans) and daughter Elise (called Lieschen), although letters of other extended family members are also present.
Collection contains: Cemetery maps. Cemetery deeds, 1989. Certificate of incorporation, 1898. Correspondence, 1962-1992. Address book. Member lists. Meeting invitations. Souvenir journal, 1935. Financial Records, 1955-1987. Stamper.
Correspondence to the Bamberger family in Fort Scott, Kansas, 1931-1942.
The collection contains a comprehensive or nearly comprehensive collection of the newsletter sent regularly to former members of the Bar Kochba and Theodor Herzl academic associations of Prague which existed in the first part of the 20th century. Numerous prominent writers, scientists, lawyers, doctors, and other men and women of note stemming from German-speaking families of Bohemia published historical, political, and scientific essays, articles, and letters in the pages of the internationally-distributed newsletter. The newsletters in this collection were mailed to Robert Weltsch, a member and frequent contributor.
This collection holds the papers of members of the Bär and Oppenheimer families from Bruchsal, Germany. It documents the history of the two families as well as the Bär leather distribution company and Oppenheimer woolens factory. Included in this collection are business and personal correspondence, personal papers, financial records, family trees and a few newspaper clippings.
The collection contains materials pertaining to the Zionist theater "Barak" ("Zionistische Propagandatruppe").
Collection sonsists of typed copies of various materials relating to the history of the Jews in Barbados including: a list of taxes charged to Jewish inhabitants (1679), extracts from the minute books of Congregation Nidhe Israel, and an index of names and ages from the census of Barbados taken in 1715. Also includes 10 photos (primarily of the synagogue) and an article about the tombstone inscriptions in the cemetary from Algemeiner Journal (1995).
The Barbara and Peter Rothholz Family Collection contains documents and photographs of the families of Peter Rothholz and his wife, Barbara Peters Rothholz (originally Baerbel Gruenpeter), along with papers of the extended family.
Microfilms with copies from the Hirsch Collection at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.
This collection contains documents and photographs of the Baron de Hirsch Fund and its subsidiary, the Jewish Agricultural Society. The entire collection pertains to Jewish farm settlement in the United States from 1885 until the 1960s. The photographs that constitute the prevailaing portion of the collection come from the the files of The Jewish Farmer, a periodical published by the Jewish Agricultural Society.
Contains a summary regarding the family history as well as a genealogical chart listing descendants of Z'av Yitshak and Ruth Baron (lived in Russia c. 1880).
Baron Horace (Naftali Herz) de Gunzburg Collection consists of diverse materials that pertain to the state of Jews in the Russian Empire in the second half of the 19th century and to the philanthropic activities of Horace and Joseph Gunzburgs. Materials comprising the collection shed light on the Gunzburg family's involvement in improving Jewish education, civil rights movement, and their efforts to improve general well being of the Jews in the Russian Empire. Bulk of the collections consists of materials pertaining to the activities of the Hevrah Mefitsei Haskalah (Society for the Promotion of Culture Among the Jews of Russia, Rus. Обшество для Распространения Просвещения Между Евреями в России) and to the Committee for the Improvement of Daily Life of Jews in the North-West Region (Комиссия по Улучшению Повседневной Жизни Евреев в Северо-Западном Регионе)
Personal papers of the Soviet Jewry Movement activist Rabbi Barry Marks, a spiritual leader of Temple Israel of Springfield, IL and a founder of the Greater Springfield Interfaith Association. The collection reflects Rabbi Marks' and the Springfield, IL Jewish community's involvement in the Soviet Jewry movement. The materials include clippings, correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, and speeches.
Programs, posters, periodicals, and photographs.
Collection contains a copy of the published memorial book and its English translation. The first generation described in the book is Rabbi Yehuda, the son of Rabbi Eliezer Halevi Mintz, the Askenazi Rabbi in the city of Padua, Italy, who died in the Hebrew year 5269 . The book, which covers the years 1461-1920, was translated from Hebrew by S.J. Sacks.
- Leo Baeck Institute 2188
- American Jewish Historical Society 1323
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 662
- American Sephardi Federation 37
- Yeshiva University Museum 10
- Center for Jewish History 3 + ∧ less
- Correspondence 1713
- Photographs 1108
- Clippings (information artifacts) 874
- Manuscripts (documents) 762
- New York (N.Y.) 561
- Genealogical tables 495
- Archival materials 450
- Official documents 440
- United States -- Emigration and immigration 398
- Emigration and immigration 381
- Berlin (Germany) 346
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) 263
- Jewish families 246
- United States 240
- Vienna (Austria) 224
- Legal documents 223
- Articles 219
- Publications (documents) 211
- Notes (documents) 203
- Minutes (administrative records) 194 + ∧ less
- English 3286
- German 2267
- Hebrew 837
- French 597
- Yiddish 543
- Spanish; Castilian 247
- Russian 218
- Italian 183
- Polish 180
- Latin 128
- Hungarian 126
- Swedish 106
- Dutch; Flemish 101
- Czech 91
- Afrikaans 69
- Portuguese 48
- Chinese 31
- Danish 21
- Ukrainian 20
- Greek, Modern (1453-) 19 + ∧ less
- National Jewish Welfare Board 99
- Theresienstadt (Concentration camp) 80
- American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 57
- YIVO Archives 56
- Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America 45
- Baeck, Leo, 1873-1956 44
- American Jewish Historical Society 39
- YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 39
- Gurs (Concentration camp) 34
- American Jewish Congress 33
- Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 33
- American Jewish Committee 31
- B'nai B'rith 31
- Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 28
- United Jewish Appeal 28
- United States. Army 28
- Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 26
- Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 25
- National Conference on Soviet Jewry (U.S.) 25
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp) 24 + ∧ less