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

 Collection
Identifier: I-426
Overview 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 for the Sociological Study of Jewry records

 Collection
Identifier: I-207
Overview Includes the constitution and by-laws, membership lists, annual meeting materials (1973-1977), executive board minutes (1974-1977), assorted organizational matters and correspondence pertaining to the journal.
Dates: 1970-1993

Association of Jewish Center Workers collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-347
Overview 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 Organization Personnel (AJCOP), records

 Collection
Identifier: I-290
Overview The records of the Association of Jewish Community Organization Personnel (AJCOP) cover the years 1969 to 1990 (although there is less material for the fiscal year 1989/1990). Though the collection does not preserve the total volume of papers produced by AJCOP, it is valuable to researchers studying the Jewish Community Center movement, especially in the area of the growing professionalization of Jewish community work.
Dates: undated, 1950-1952, 1956, 1958, 1960, 1962-1963, 1965, 1968-1990 (bulk 1968-1990)

A.S.W. Rosenbach collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-748
Overview 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 entitled "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

 Collection
Identifier: I-578/RG 25
Overview 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

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25758
Overview 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

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10292 / MF 619
Overview The following families are mentioned in this collection:
Dates: 1985-1996

August Bondi papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-178
Overview Contains a typescript in five parts, with handwritten corrections, plus a handwritten supplement, of Bondi's autobiography, which deals with 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

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6835
Overview 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: 1915-ca 1997, 2013; Majority of material found within 1937-1945

Augusta Ellis Johnson, papers

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Identifier: P-98
Overview 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, asking American intervention for 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

Augustus E. Cohen deed of sale

 Collection
Identifier: P-424
Overview A deed of sale for a piece of property in Charleston witnessed by Cohen, a notary public.
Dates: 1863

Ausland-Absatz nach Ländern und Büchern.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25852
Overview 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.
Dates: 1931-1938

Authorization for messenger of get

 Collection
Identifier: I-438
Overview Consists of two items, authorizations for the messengers of a get (religious divorce document).
Dates: 1957

Autobiographies of Jewish Youth in Poland

 Collection
Identifier: RG 4
Overview 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.
Dates: 1905-1940; Majority of material found within 1932-1939

Autographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-750
Overview Original autographs separated from AJHS collections and/or bought or donated to the Society. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order.
Dates: undated

Autographs collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 348
Overview The collection contains a wide assortment of correspondence and photographs from actors, authors, musicians and others.
Dates: 1861-1940

Axelrad Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25003 / MF 872
Overview 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.
Dates: 1903-1997

Axis Victims League Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7219 / MF 501
Overview Correspondence, clippings, reports, memos and other office papers
Dates: 1942-1966

B. Manischewitz Company records

 Collection
Identifier: I-283
Overview Pamphlets and 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.".
Dates: 1947-1992

Babette B. Buch Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25217 / MF 1031
Overview 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.
Dates: 1939-1982; Majority of material found within 1942-1966

Babette Wampold Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-912
Overview 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.
Dates: undated, 1969-2003; Majority of material found within 1976-1991

Baden Aargau, Switzerland

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5925 / MF 842
Dates: 1988-2003

Baden; Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 138 / MF 1110
Overview Government decrees, reports, manuscripts, clippings and other materials pertaining to Jewish communities in Baden (Germany)
Dates: 1809-2005

Baerwald Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25545
Overview 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.
Dates: 1889-1919

Bamberger family collection, Kansas

 Collection
Identifier: AR 11997
Overview Correspondence to the Bamberger family in Fort Scott, Kansas, 1931-1942.
Dates: 1931-1942

Bar Kochba-Theodor Herzl Prague Academic Association Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6465
Overview 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.
Dates: 1931-1977

Barak (Zionist Theater) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 623
Overview The collection contains materials pertaining to the Zionist theater "Barak" ("Zionistische Propagandatruppe").
Dates: 1926-1932, undated

Barbados Jewish community collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-139
Overview Consists of typed copies of various materials relating to the history of the Jews in Barbados. Among the items included are a list of taxes charged to Jewish inhabitants (1679), extracts from the minute books of Congregation Nidhe Israel, which mention, among others, Cong. Mikveh Israel, Philadelphia, Cong. Beth Elohim, Charleston, the Jewish congregation of St. Eustatia, U.S. presidents James Garfield and Chester A. Arthur, and the Jewish congregation of Jamaica (1752-1848), 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).
Dates: 1679-1901, 1995

Barbara and Peter Rothholz Family Collection

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Identifier: AR 25201
Overview 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.
Dates: 1877-1969; Majority of material found within 1916-1937

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