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Jewish libraries

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Abraham Sutzkever-Szmerke Kaczerginski Vilna Ghetto Collection

 File
Identifier: RG 223.1
Abstract The bulk of the collection contains documents generated by the Judenrats of the Vilna ghetto during Nazi occupation. The Yiddish poets Abraham Sutzkever and Szmerke Kaczerginski, interned in the Vilna Ghetto before escaping to the forests as partisans, were instrumental in the removal of this collection from Vilna and its subsequent transfer to the YIVO Archives in New York. The collection is therefore named in their honor.
Dates: 1939 - 1950

American Jewish Historical Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-1
Abstract The records of the American Jewish Historical Society, the oldest national ethnic historical organization in the United States, include correspondence of officers and staff as well as inter-office memos, multiple versions of the constitution and by-laws of the society, meeting minutes of administrative branches and committees, membership and financial records, reports, exhibit materials, records relating to the society’s library and archival holdings, press releases and newspaper clippings, and publications and newsletters created by the society. There are also materials from various programs, such as meetings and conferences, tours, lectures, awards and dinners, films, and educational programs.
Dates: 1883-2003; Majority of material found within 1892-2000

Declaration about Jewish property found in the hands of non-Jews, 1941 November 10

 File — Box 11, Folder: 692
Identifier: Folder 692
Scope and Contents German, Lithuanian, and Polish. 1 printed page, with handwritten entries.
Dates: Other: 1941 November 10

Isidore S Meyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-905
Abstract Isidore Meyer was an editor (1940-1968), librarian (1940-1962) and archivist (1940-1968) at the American Jewish Historical Society and a rabbi at the Jewish Center of Bay Shore, Long Island (1937-1943). Also a historian, Meyer wrote and spoke on the use, study and impact of Hebrew language and texts during the colonial period in the United States. The collection documents his AJHS career, historical writing and research, rabbinical work, teaching experience and general professional activities. Materials include correspondence, manuscripts, notes, photostats, clippings, printed materials, photographs, slides and negatives.
Dates: 1848-1992; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1980

Jewish Public Library (Montréal, Québec) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-296
Abstract This collection contains a number of bibliographies prepared by the Jewish Public Library on a variety of subjects. Also includes the library's news bulletins and other library publications, published articles on the JPL, and other general material.
Dates: undated, 1934-1988