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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Collection Management Records in the Hadassah Archives

Identifier: I-578/RG 23

This record group documents the creation, management, and use of the Hadassah Archives and provides valuable contextual information for researchers, current managers, and future managers of the Hadassah Archives. As an organization, Hadassah created active records of business that were housed in its Central Files department. In the 1950s, Hadassah began the process of creating an official archives, precipitated by a project to locate and compile sources for a biography of Hadassah founder, Henrietta Szold, on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of her birth. This record group documents three specific periods of custodianship—the 1980s, 1996-2011, and 2015-2016—and the various archivists who managed and shaped the archives during those years. RG 23 includes born digital, digitized, and paper material.

Dates: circa 1914-2016; Majority of material found within 1996 - 2011

Ermanno (Hermann) Loevinson

Identifier: ME 826

This collection offers an incomplete assortment of Ermanno Loevinson’s diaries, from 1886 to 1920.

Dates: 1886-1920

Isidore S Meyer Papers

Identifier: P-905

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

Papers of Ezekiel Lifschutz

Identifier: RG 676
Scope and Contents

Correspondence with individuals: Mordechai Altshuler, Yosef Gutman, Nathan David Korman, Chone Shmeruk, Abraham Sutzkever, Ruth Wisse. Notes and source materials for various works. Family correspondence.

Dates: 1960s-1970s

Papers of Isaiah Trunk

Identifier: RG 483

The collection relates to Trunk's scholarly career. Manuscripts and related notes, copies of documents, bibliographies, drafts. Included are manuscripts of the Judenrat, Ghetto Lodz, and Jewish Responses to Nazi Persecutions. Articles and essays for YIVO publications. Articles for the Encyclopaedia Judaica. Notes on primary and secondary sources relating to the Holocaust and to the history of Jewish communities in Poland. Notes for graduate courses at the YIVO Max Weinreich Center for Advanced Jewish Studies. Notes and correspondence pertaining to YIVO institutional research projects, mainly to the YIVO-Yad Vashem Documentary Projects. General correspondence about YIVO. Original documents from the Lodz Ghetto, including correspondence between Jewish and German ghetto administrations and lists of Jews resettled into the Ghetto from Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia, 1941.

Dates: 1940 - 1980