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Arthur Szyk Collection

Identifier: P-819

Collection consists of advertisements, articles, books, lithographs, magazine covers, posters, and stamps that Szyk illustrated between 1931, 1941-1955. Additional items contain exhibit promotions and articles about Szyk's work. Szyk's artwork includes sartoric images of Adolf Hitler and Nazi leaders; patriotic images of President George Washington, Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins, and American ideals; depictions of Eastern European Jewry, Israel's independence, prophets, and sages; and advertisements promoting Asbestos Limited, Casco, Nescafe, North American Aviation, United States Steel, and Utah Radio Products Company. Two Time magazine covers dated from 1941 display Szyk's portraits of Secretary of Agriculture Claude Wickard and Director of Economic Affairs Hubertus J. van Mook.

Dates: undated, 1931-2002

Arthur Willner Collection

Identifier: AR 10706 / MF 911

Original music manuscripts; scores, and personal letters and journals of Arthur Willner.

Dates: 1849-1960

Arthur Wolf Papers

Identifier: AR 25270 / MF 819

Personal and official documents relating to Arthur Wolf; diaries and correspondence.

Dates: 1906-1968

Artifacts and Memorabilia in the Hadassah Archives

Identifier: I-578/RG 22

This record group contains three-dimensional objects and printed materials that relate to the history of Hadassah. A bulk of this record group consists of promotional and commemorative objects and awards created by Hadassah for its Annual and Midwinter National Conventions, and for Young Judaea events. Examples of such items include t-shirts, hats, bags, buttons, stationery and keychains. Artifacts created by local Hadassah chapters and regions, as well as awards received by local and national Hadassah leaders from other organizations, are also included. Of a particular interest is the bronze death mask of Henrietta Szold.

Dates: 1910s-2010s

Aryeh Ben-David Collection

Identifier: LBIJER 898

The collection contains various material pertaining to Aryeh Ben-David and comprises six folders.

Dates: 1961-1978

Asa Carpenter Hebrew oration

 Collection — Box: CB-P8, Folder: P-285
Identifier: P-285

A photocopy of the Hebrew oration, on a biblical theme, delivered at Dartmouth College commencement, 1795.

Dates: 1795

Aschaffenburg; Jewish Community Collection

Identifier: AR 5912

The collection holds clippings from local German newspapers and journals pertaining to the former Jewish community in Aschaffenburg, Germany. Also included are issues of the journal Spessart and a brochure, "Aschaffenburg : Vergangen, nicht verfessen – Sieben Jahrhunderte jüdische Gemeinde in Aschaffenburg, 1984“.

Dates: 1980-1995

Aschkenazy-Willdorff Collection

Identifier: AR 25066

This collection contains the papers of the Aschkenazy Family as well as those of Erich Willdorff, who was married to Elfriede (Effy) Aschkenazy. Prominent topics are emigration and immigration as well as Erich Willdorff's watch and clock shop. The papers in this collection include a few photographs, some correspondence and personal papers. The bulk of the collection comprises official and commercial documents.

Dates: 1895-1959; Majority of material found within 1920s-1950s

Asher Levy Papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P4, Folder: P-125
Identifier: P-125

An entry of merchandise imported by Asher Levy from Surinam to New York in 1807.

Dates: 1807

Asher Marx import declarations

 Collection — Box: CB-P5, Folder: P-190
Identifier: P-190

Contains lists of merchandise imported by Marx from Liverpool, England, on behalf of his firm, Marx and Linsley. Attached to the lists are Marx's signed oaths as consignee.

Dates: 1815

Estate of Asser Levy papers

Identifier: P-639

Collection contains a variety of documents from a lawsuit filed by his widow and administrator, Miriam Levy, against the Van der Wilden brothers over a slaughterhouse owned by the Levy Estate.

Dates: 1682-1685

Associated Benevolent Young Men Records

Identifier: RG 930
Dates: 1937 - 1974

Associated Lodzer Ladies Aid Society Records

Identifier: RG 966
Scope and Contents

Minutes, 1937-1973. Financial report, 1948. Photograph. Correspondence. Minutes, United Lodzer Relief Committee, 1961-1967. Materials of the United Emergency Committee for the City of Lodz.

Dates: 1937 - 1973

Associates of Orthodox Jewish Teachers of the New York City Public Schools Collection

Identifier: I-305

This collection contains AOJT newsletters as well as publicity and membership information. Formerly called the Association of Orthodox Jewish Teachers of the New York Board of Education.

Dates: undated, 1966-1983

Association for Jewish Farm Settlements Records

Identifier: RG 419
Scope and Contents

Circulars and correspondence relating to organizational activities. Materials relating to the convention of 1933. Financial materials. Lists of candidates for colony membership, resolutions, by-laws, minutes of meetings.

Dates: 1932 - 1935

Association for The Care of The Aged and Infirm Records

Identifier: RG 385
Scope and Contents

Minutes of Association meetings, 1936-1938, 1939, 1943. Minutes of the Superintendents Committee, 1935-1938, 1939-1941. Reports, cases and circulars of the Social Workers Committee. General correspondence of the Association, 1937-1943.

Dates: 1935 - 1947

Association for the Relief of Jewish Widows and Orphans of New Orleans collection

Identifier: I-426

Collection consists of annual reports for the years 1857, 1859, and 1887. A golden Jubilee program dated January 1905 is also available.

Dates: 1857, 1859, 1887, 1905

Association of Jewish Center Workers collection

Identifier: I-347

This collection is comprised of lists of officers and committee members, position papers, proceedings, and programs. The documents in this collection describe the Sixtieth Anniversary History Project and the Silver Anniversary Jubilee celebration. Of special interest to researchers will be the association's position paper that discusses the relationship of the Association with the Conference of Jewish Communal Services. The following publications can also be found in this collection: Newsletter (1946), Related Research Reporter (1968).

Dates: 1941-1980

Association of Jewish Community Relations Workers Records

Identifier: RG 629
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, financial records, minutes, reports and printed material relating to the organization and activities of the AJCRW. Materials relating to the creation of the AJCRW, annual meetings, conferences. Materials on membership, constitution, Executive Committee. Budget and financial reports. President's reports. Correspondence and reports from Boston and Philadelphia offices. Publicity materials and materials relating to publications of AJCRW.

Dates: 1940s-1970s

Association of the Families of Becker, Appel, Fleischer Records

Identifier: RG 2204
Dates: Majority of material found within 1987 - 2014; 1928; 1933

Association Yechiel Ansche Isbitz Records

Identifier: RG 2263
Scope and Contents

The Association was established in 1896 and dissolved in 1990. This record group includes cemetery maps of Mt. Zion and Montefiore cemeteries; a membership book (1968); meeting minutes (1945-1978); membership rosters; constitution and bylaws; various business matters; and deeds to Mt. Zion, Montefiore, and Wellwood cemeteries.

Dates: Dates before processing unknown.

A.S.W. Rosenbach collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P21
Identifier: P-748

The collection consists of 8 items relating to A.S.W. Rosenbach's work as a collector and dealer of rare books and manuscripts, and in managing the Rosenbach Company with his brother, an art and antique dealer.

Contains a 1913 catalog of an exhibition organized for the Association of American Etchers, a reprint from Rosenbach's 1927 book "Books and Bidders", and an exhibit of the Free Library of Philadelphia on the history of the Republican Party in celebration of the 1936 Republican National Convention, which featured items from Rosenbach's collection. Also contains programs from a 1935 meeting of the Shakespeare Association of America at which Rosenbach presided, and a program from a 1947 event at the Free Library of Philadelphia in recognition of Rosenbach's presentation of a collection on early American children's literature. A brochure from the current Rosenbach Foundation Museum in Philadelphia is also included.

Dates: 1876-1952

Audio and Moving Images Materials in the Hadassah Archives

Identifier: I-578/RG 25

This record group is made up of mostly audio and moving images materials, including ¼-inch open audio reels, 16mm film, filmstrips, cassette tapes, VHS tapes, CDs, DVDs, LPs, 3.5 inch floppy disks, and other media, dating from the 1920s up to 2010. The films and audio recordings document Hadassah's efforts to publicize themselves to their members and those outside of Hadassah, by raising awareness of their history, fundraising efforts, and projects in United States and Israel, especially the Hadassah Medical Organization and Youth Aliyah projects and programs. Hadassah also used recordings to document important proceedings, including departmental and board meetings, Midwinter Conferences, and National Conventions.

Dates: 1920s-2010; Majority of material found within 1945 - 2010

Auerbach Rivers Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25758

This collection contains materials of genealogical research from six different families. They include: genealogical information, photographs, birth, death and naturalization records, family sheets listing basic biographical information as well as census records and passenger manifests.

Dates: 1905-2014

Aufhaeuser Family Collection

Identifier: AR 10292 / MF 619

The following families are mentioned in this collection:

Dates: 1985-1996

August Bondi papers

Identifier: P-178

Collection contains a typescript in five parts, with handwritten corrections, plus a handwritten supplement of Bondi's autobiography covering all phases of his life, including his connections with John Brown (1855-1857), and his experiences during the Civil War.

Dates: 1883-1906

Augusta and Emil Mane Collection

Identifier: AR 6835

This collection contains the personal papers of Augusta (1905-2000) and Emil Mane (1900-1991) of Philippsburg, Baden, Germany. They were forced to sell their iron works business Gebrüder Gutmann in 1938 and, after Emil’s imprisonment in Dachau and time in an English refugee camp, they immigrated to the United States. The collection includes personal correspondence, emigration and restitution materials, recipes, photographs, a family tree, and a list of what happened to the Jews of Philippsburg during or after World War II.

Dates: 1905-circa 1997, 2013; Majority of material found within 1937-1945

Augusta Ellis Johnson, papers

 Collection — Box: CB-P2, Folder: P-98
Identifier: P-98

Contains the correspondence between Mrs. Augusta Ellis Johnson, a Jewish American citizen living in Lima, Peru, and General Alvin P. Horey, United States Minister to Peru. In this correspondence, Ellis Johnson asks Gen. Horey for help securing the release of her 14 year old son, Joseph who was forcibly baptized on October 27, 1868 by Dr. Jose Jesus Aylbon--curat of St. Marcelo--and abducted by the Spanish friars of the Convent of the Descalzos. The dispensation of the incident is not known.

Dates: 1869

Auguste and Emil Glauber Collection

Identifier: AR 25945

The collection documents the lives of Auguste Glauber, née Mayer and her husband Emil Glauber with references to family members in Austria, the USA, Shanghai and Czechoslovakia. Also included are documents pertaining to family’s textile firm “Leopold Mayer & Sons” as well as Gustl’s family photo album and a recipe book. Some documents are related to the family’s business led by Heinrich (Hans) Mayer, who later emigrated to Shanghai.

Dates: 1914-2003

Augustus E. Cohen Deed of Sale

Identifier: P-424

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.

Dates: 1863

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