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Arthur Schnitzler Autographs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 531
Abstract

The collection consists entirely of autographs – letters, cards, postcards, notes, and one photograph – by Arthur Schnitzler to various friends and acquaintances, mainly in Austria and in Germany. The correspondence is private as well as professional (as an author) in nature.

Dates: 1880-1931, 1962

Arthur Segal Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 7105
Abstract

The Arthur Segal collection contains personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts of essays and books, as well as drafts for speeches by the Dadaist and naturalist painter Arthur Segal. To a lesser extent, there are clippings and photographs.

Dates: 1903-1987

Arthur Szyk Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-819
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: AR 10706 / MF 911
Abstract

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

Dates: 1849-1960

Arthur Wolf Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25270 / MF 819
Abstract

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

Dates: 1906-1968

Artifacts and Memorabilia in the Hadassah Archives

 Collection
Identifier: I-578/RG 22
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: LBIJER 898
Abstract

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

Dates: 1961-1978

Asa Carpenter Hebrew oration

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P8, Folder: P-285
Identifier: P-285
Abstract

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

Dates: 1795

Aschaffenburg; Jewish Community Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 5912
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25066
Abstract

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 — Container: Consolidated Box P4, Folder: P-125
Identifier: P-125
Abstract

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

Dates: 1807

Asher Marx import declarations

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P5, Folder: P-190
Identifier: P-190
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: P-639
Abstract

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

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

 Collection
Identifier: I-305
Abstract

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 the Relief of Jewish Widows and Orphans of New Orleans collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-426
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: I-347
Abstract

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 the Families of Becker, Appel, Fleischer Records,

 Collection
Identifier: RG 2204
Dates: 1928, 1933, 1987-2014.

Association Yechiel Ansche Isbitz Records,

 Collection
Identifier: RG 2263
Dates: [collection coverage unknown].

A.S.W. Rosenbach collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P21, Folder: P-748
Identifier: P-748
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: I-578/RG 25
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

The following families are mentioned in this collection:

Dates: 1985-1996

August Bondi papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-178
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: AR 6835
Abstract

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 — Container: Consolidated Box P2, Folder: P-98
Identifier: P-98
Abstract

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

Augustus E. Cohen Deed of Sale

 Collection
Identifier: P-424
Abstract

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

Ausland-Absatz nach Ländern und Büchern.

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25852
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

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
Abstract

Original autographs separated from AJHS collections and/or bought or donated to the Society. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order.

Dates: undated

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