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Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Autobiographies of Jewish Youth in Poland

Identifier: RG 4

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

Conrad Cohn Collection

Identifier: AR 6655

This collection mostly consists of newspaper clippings, articles and other documentation on Jews in Europe and in Palestine, as well as on Zionism and Jewish history. In addition, a small amount of biographical information on Conrad Cohn is present.

Dates: 1910-1989; Majority of material found within 1926-1938

Gustav and Hannah Landau Collection

Identifier: AR 25357

This collection pertains to the personal lives of Gustav and Hannah Landau née Stein, especially centering on their lives in the 1930s. The focus of the collection is the handwritten correspondence exchanged between the couple, as well as their experiences with Zionism and the youth group Kadimah. Other notable items include a photo album and school and university papers.

Dates: 1923-1947; Majority of material found within 1930-1933

Hans Wechsler Collection

Identifier: AR 10084

The collection is primarily comprised of manuscripts written by Dr. Hans Wechsler. Many of the manuscripts describe life in Palestine prior to the 1948 war and touch on philosophical themes.

Dates: 1914-1961

Josef Kastein and Shulamith Kastein Collection

Identifier: AR 7227

This collection documents the literary life of the writer Josef Kastein, born Julius Katzenstein. His literary work and his biographical details are the main features of the collection, which includes some of his manuscripts and personal correspondence with Shulamith Kastein. Other materials include the correspondence of Shulamith Kastein with publishers and individuals researching her husband's life and articles and clippings about him.

Dates: 1935-1988; Majority of material found within 1935-1946

Nathan Price Family Collection

Identifier: AR 25519

Much of the Nathan Price Family Collection focuses on the immigration of family members, especially of Nathan Price himself. The collection holds correspondence, documentation, paper currency, and photographs of members of this family.

Dates: 1902,1916-1923; Majority of material found within 1920-1923

Raphael Straus Collection

Identifier: AR 628

This collection contains the papers of the historian Raphael Straus. Mainly consisting of research material, the collection holds typescripts and manuscripts, a galley, articles, reviews, and, above all, archival notes and research notes. In addition, there is also the correspondence of Raphael Straus.

Dates: 1912-1946

Records of the American Economic Committee for Palestine

 Collection — Consolidated Box I5, Folder: Collection I-288
Identifier: I-288

This collection contains newsletters, pamphlets and fact sheets published by an organization devoted to the economic development of Jewish industries in Palestine.

Dates: 1933-1938

Records of the Palestine Emergency Fund

 Collection — Consolidated Box I5, Folder: Collection I-289
Identifier: I-289

This collection consists of pamphlets and correspondence from a fund-raising campaign in response to the Arab attacks on Jewish residents of Hebron during 1929.

Dates: 1929-1930