Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
A.S.W. Rosenbach collection
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.
This is a collection of clippings pertaining mostly to German-Jewish individuals, whose life, accomplishment, or death had been noteworthy enough to trigger the interest of an editor at a newspaper or a journal. From the 1960s to the end of the 20th century, archivists at the Leo Baeck Institute perused dailies, immigrants’ journals and periodicals of special interest groups in the United States, in Israel, in various European countries and beyond to discover traces of the scattered survivors of German-speaking Jewry. Birthday celebrations, special anniversaries and obituaries as well as reports about deeds and accomplishments were clipped from the publications and collected. Today, these clippings bear testimony of all these individuals’ lives and German speaking Jewry as a whole.