Education -- New York (State)
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Associates of Orthodox Jewish Teachers of the New York City Public Schools Collection
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.
Charlotte Chazin Memoirs
Consists of a photocopy of a manuscript of a historical family record, containing anecdotes related by Mrs. Chazin's mother and father and other members of her family who originated in southern Russia and Russian Poland.
Israel Goldberg papers
The collection consists primarily of the author's unpublished manuscripts and songs (set to music); printed texts of plays, short stories, essays and other literary works; material relating to several organized attempts to ban The merchant of Venice from the NYC public school curriculum; personal documents and correspondence; newspaper clippings; and other material utilized as sources for his writings. The correspondence is primarily with publishers and Emanuel Neumann and relating to Zionism in general.
It also contains a detailed record, consisting of letters, a dated handwritten account, and news clippings, of the 1927 Zionist Convention in Atlantic City, centering on an internal schism as to the competence of the Lipsky administration, as well as some follow-up material in 1928. Prominent in these papers is correspondence with Louis D. Brandeis; also represented are Henrietta Szold and Chaim Weizmann.
New York City Committee on Jewish Affairs records
Contains minutes of meetings (1960-1961), correspondence and reports pertaining to its activities. Among the latter were matters pertaining to open enrollment in the public schools, Negro-Jewish relations, Sabbath legislation and kosher slaughtering.
Records of the Congregation Mesilath Yeshurim and Talmud Torah (New York, N.Y.)
The collection includes a minute book (1927-30) which records the activities of the congregation and school, the hiring of personnel for both, registration figures for the school, and financial reports.
Richard James Horatio Gottheil family papers
Consists of a diary (92 pages) kept by Richard J.H. Gottheil, September 28, 1897-March 21, 1899, containing notations relating to his Zionist activities, the Jewish Religious School Union (organized ca. 1897), the Jewish encyclopedia and Helpful Thoughts, a Jewish monthly for children of which he was co-editor, and to his correspondence and association with Stephen S. Wise, Bernard C. Ehrenreich, Henry Pereira Mendes and Julia Richman. Also contains a manuscript notebook of poems transcribed by his wife, Emma L. Gottheil, and a manuscript copy of the Book of Job.