Maurice L. Zigmond Papers
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Harvard College was founded by a vote of the Great and General Court of Massachusetts on October 28, 1636 that allocated “400£ towards a schoale or colledge.” Subsequent legislative acts established the Board of Overseers, but it was the Charter of 1650 that created the Harvard Corporation as the College's primary governing board and defined its composition and authority. The College Charter became a contentious target for College officials, the Massachusetts Governor and General C...
Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881-1983
Mordecai M. Kaplan was a rabbi, essayist and Professor of Homiletics, later Philosophies of Religion, and Dean of the Teachers Institute of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Kaplan (1881-1983) was founder of the Reconstructionist movement in Judaism. ...
Simmons College (Boston, Mass.)
Private research university with liberal arts focus; located in Waltham, Mass. From the description of Brandeis University correspondence, 1987. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 733080419 From the description of Brandeis University records, 1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 733069438 Collection materials date from 1923-2009, with the bulk of the collection being published during the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939. These rich resources detail the politics, economics, ...
Lown, Philip W., 1890-
Philip W. Lown (1890-1976) Philip W. Lown was born in Lithuania in 1890, which was then occupied by Russia, on the seventh day of Hanukah. When he was eleven, he attended a rabbinical school in Vilna. At the age of fourteen or fifteen he participated in the Russian Revolution in Lithuania in which he protested the czar and risked the brutality of the Cossacks in 1905. After the Revolution was crushed, he needed to escape the social unrest and poor living conditions so he...
Vocational short courses and institutes were initiated by the Radcliffe Appointment Bureau to train students for careers after graduation. Among these courses were: the Institute on Historical and Archival Management, 1954-1960; Communications for the Volunteer, 1965-1968; Summer Secretarial Course, 1935-1955, and the Radcliffe Publishing Course (formerly Publishing Procedures Course), 1947-, which continues to offer a six-week summer course in publishing. From the description of Rad...
World University Service
Continuing the work of International Student Service and World Student Relief. From the description of Records of the World University Service, 1940-1966 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702152479 ...
Zigmond, Maurice L.
Rabbi, b. 1904. From the description of Papers, 1909-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70944236 Rabbi Maurice L. Zigmond (1904-1998) Rabbi Maurice L. Zigmond, or “Ziggy” as he was known to friends and colleagues, was born in Denver, Colorado on March 5, 1904. His parents, Joseph and Esther Zigmond, were Hungarian immigrants. In addition to Maurice, they had a daughter, Helen, and another son, Isador Jerome. Rabbi Zigmond graduated from...
Shapiro, Judah Joseph, 1912-
Judah J. Shapiro (1912-1980) Judah Joseph Shapiro was born in New York City on June 12, 1912. Throughout his life, Shapiro was a "leading Zionist organizer, theoretician and educator." 1 From 1954 to 1956, he was the director of the Department of Cultural and Educational Reconstruction of the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany. In 1956, he was appointed as the national director of the B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundations, a position he held until 1959. He ha...
University of Connecticut.
In 1931, the faculty of the University of Connecticut voted to offer comprehensive examinations in most degree programs to graduating seniors, and outgrowth of a report to the Committee on the Study of Honors (11/6/1930). The departments reported the results of the examinations and their recommendations to the Registrar and the Committees on Scholastic Standing and Degrees with Distinction. Degrees would then be awarded without distinction, with distinction or with highest distinction. The progr...
B’nai B’rith Hillel Foundations
Sachar, Abram Leon, 1899-1993