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Wolf Popper Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25312
Abstract Manuscripts, vital documents, correspondence, heraldry, and genealogical materials pertaining to Wolf Popper and his family, emphasizing Wolf Popper’s studies at the Hawtreys Preparatory School in England and to the family’s ennobled heritage. Also included is a manuscript about the mezzo-soprano Mathilde Marchesi, née Graumann (March 24, 1821 – November 17, 1913), who made her name as a singing teacher in Vienna, Paris and other European conservatories.
Dates: 1894-2007

Wolfgang Roth Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6293
Abstract The collection is primarily made up of photographs from circa 1930s-1950s of family, friends, and colleagues of the set designer Wolfgang Roth.
Dates: 1910-1960s

Wolfgang Wassermann Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6757
Abstract This collection contains a few childhood memoirs of Wolfgang Wassermann, as well as some of his father's, the lawyer Gustav Wassermann's, diplomas and educational papers.
Dates: 1904-1935, 1992-1996

Woodrow Wilson proclamation

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P6, Folder: P-223
Identifier: P-223
Abstract Contains a transcribed copy of a portion of a letter written by Woodrow Wilson to J. Ridgway Wright in regard to John Coon's application to Princeton. Of particular interest is Wilson's admission of anti-Semitism at Princeton. On the reverse of the excerpt is a note by Coons explaining the letter (1904).
Dates: 1916

World Conference of Jewish Organizations, American Committee collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-416
Abstract This collection consists of an organizational charter, rules and procedures, conference materials for claims against Germany, general miscellaneous correspondence, reports from Plenary Sessions, memorandum and reports concerning the World Council on Jewish Education and general information regarding the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture. Of particular interest to researchers will be the memorandum on Polish and Soviet Jewry.
Dates: 1966-1973

World Union for Progressive Judaism, American Board collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-417
Abstract This collection is comprised of a constitution, directories of affiliated organizations, fliers for international conferences, proceedings, an annual American manual, and memorandum concerning Soviet refugees. included is the following publication: News and Views (1960-1970).
Dates: undated, 1933-1955, 1975

Worms Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 145
Abstract This collection contains a original documents dating back to the 19th century, clippings and articles, correspondence, programs, pamphlets, photographs and pieces of writing relating to the Jewish community and synagogue of Worms.
Dates: 1739-2000

Wuppertal Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10657
Abstract Various publications reflecting on the Jewish community in Wuppertal, Germany.
Dates: 1991-1996

Yehudi Menuhin autograph

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P8, Folder: P-275
Identifier: P-275
Abstract The signature of Menuhin on a Belgian first-day cover.
Dates: 1969

YIVO - Vilna Administration Records

 Collection
Identifier: RG 1.1
Abstract Record Group 1.1, the primary collection of records from the period when YIVO was headquartered in Vilna, reflects the wide range of activities YIVO engaged in from 1925-1941. Founded as an institute for the study of Yiddish speaking Jewry, YIVO grew to become a research institute, library, archive, and graduate program in one. The collection consists primarily of administrative material such as correspondence, financial records, minutes, reports, lists, and newspaper clippings, as well as essays and publications of the Aspirantur, Division of Youth Research, and the Economic-Statistical, Psychological-Pedagogical, and Philological sections. It incorporates material generated by the Vilna office, satellite offices in Berlin, Warsaw, and New York, and by supporters and collectors throughout Poland, Europe, and indeed the world.
Dates: 1912-1948; Majority of material found within 1925-1941

Yorkville Jewish Institute and Talmud Torah Book of Life

 Collection
Identifier: I-601
Abstract The Yorkville Jewish Institute and Talmud Torah was founded in 1915 in Yorkville, Manhattan, NY, a unique combination of a religious school and Jewish community center. This collection contains pages from the Institute’s Book of Life, recording the names of people who gave donations.
Dates: circa 1915-1916

Young Israel Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-240
Abstract The collection consists of a copy of the constitution of the Council of Young Israel and Young Israel Synagogue Organizations (undated), photocopies of minutes of the movement (1913-1917), circulars and newsletters of Young Israel of Brooklyn (1933-1934), Souvenir journals from annual conventions (1918, 1930-32, 1934, 1937), annual reports of the national council (1930-1931, 1950), a program from the first annual conference of the New England Council of Young Israel (1935), programs of annual dances of Young Israel of Greater Boston (1926-1947), the first three volumes of the movement's Collegiate culture series as well as other miscellaneous documents and publications issued by the organization both in American and Israel.
Dates: undated, 1913-1973

Young Judaea Records in the Hadassah Archives

 Collection
Identifier: I-578/RG 8
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1911-2006; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1999

Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association (YM & YWHA) (New York, NY) collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-418
Abstract This collection contains annual reports, miscellaneous reports, invitations, programs, journals and schedules of courses and lectures. The documents in this collection include progress reports of the Executive Director, descriptions of a new building dedication program, art exhibits and a strawberry festival program. Recitals and film listings are also included. Included are the following publications: Bulletins (1902, 1924), Monthly Journal (1886), Newsletter 1979-1980), Personnal Reporter (1992-1993), The Scroll (1923), and Who What When Where Y (1992).
Dates: 1886-1993

Young Men's and Young Women's Hebrew Association (YM & YWHA) (St. Louis, Mo.) collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-419
Abstract This collection contains catalogs of activities and the following publication: The Y Journal (1924-1953).
Dates: 1924-1953

Youth Aliyah Records in the Hadassah Archives

 Collection
Identifier: I-578/RG 1
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1928-2009; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1998

Zentralausschuss der deutschen Juden für Hilfe und Aufbau Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 553
Abstract The file contains various materials pertaining to the activity of the Central Relief Committee (Zentralausschuss der deutschen Juden für Hilfe und Aufbau) of the Reich Representation of German Jews (Reichsvertretung der Deutschen Juden), and comprises eight folders.
Dates: 1924-1939

Zessi Oppenheimer Nelkens collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 12060 MF 1744
Abstract Official records and letters of recommendation pertaining to Zessi Oppenheimer from Hungen, Germany and to a lesser extent to her husband Willi Nelkenstock. Also included is correspondence from her parents in Germany, circa 1940-1941.
Dates: 1931-1942, 1966, 1994

Zeta Beta Tau collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-420
Abstract This collection contains a fraternity songbook, a flier for the National Rushing Program, and a report of the Commission on Religious and Social Services concerning Jewish Social issues. Also included are the following publications: Duration News (1944-1945), and ZBT Review (1972-1973).
Dates: 1926-1973

Zeva Oelbaum Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: ASF AR 76
Abstract This collection contains photographs of Jewish communities in Afghanistan, Egypt, Iran, and Morocco taken in 1976 by photographer Zeva Oelbaum. The entire collection was digitized and returned to the donor; the items are therefore accessible online only.
Dates: 1976

Zickel Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25760
Abstract The Zickel Family Collection consists primarily of correspondence compiled in the emigration of the siblings Georg, Luise, and Anna Zickel from Nazi Germany, with the aid of their cousin Lina Factor and her husband. It also includes some documentation of biographical data about the Zickel siblings.
Dates: 1938-1992; Majority of material found within 1938-1942

Zionist Organization of America collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-421
Abstract This collection is comprised of the following items: Publicity Sheets (1-3), and a map of Palestine, Plan of Partition (1946).
Dates: undated, 1946

Zionist Political History Collection in the Hadassah Archives

 Collection
Identifier: I-578/RG 4
Abstract The material in this record group was culled from Hadassah's Central Files in Israel in the early 1980s to document Hadassah's role in Zionist history. Originally formed from a Zionist women's study group, the first Hadassah chapter in New York had a strong relationship with the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA; then known as the Federation of American Zionists). The material in this record group documents Hadassah's relationship to the ZOA and to other Zionist organizations in the United States, Europe, and Palestine/Israel, particularly in the years leading up to Israeli statehood in 1948. Other subjects addressed in this record group include the founding of Hadassah; World War II, particularly relating to Jewish emigration and refugees; the founding of the United Nations and the debate over recognition of a Jewish state; the partition of Palestine; and Arab-Jewish relations. Included are articles, clippings, convention resolutions, correspondence, diary extracts, memorandums, minutes, press releases, printed ephemera, publications, reports, and speeches.
Dates: 1894-2003; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1985

Zuntz family papers

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P9, Folder: P-297
Identifier: P-297
Abstract Includes letters written by Judah Zuntz (ca. 1783-1829) regarding case of Marcus Jacob against Robert Lenox in New York City (1818, 1820). Also contains document ordering New York City sheriff to bring Alexander Zuntz (1742-1819) before Supreme Court to answer charges of John R. Livingston (1797).
Dates: 1797-1820

Zunz Archives Jerusalem Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2370
Abstract The collection contains photocopies and microfilm reels with items from the Leopold Zunz Archives at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel.
Dates: [unknown]

Zunz Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25273 013
Abstract Various documents and letters relating to the Zunz family of Frankfurt am Main, dealing primarily with banking and estates
Dates: 1572-1865

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