Oscar I. JanowskyPapers undated, 1916-1993


Oscar I. JanowskyPapers undated, 1916-1993

University professor, historian, and scholar Oscar I. Janowsky sought to understandJewish culture and human rights in light of modern anti-Semitism, imperialism, andpluralistic states. Throughout his robust career he was a professor of history atthe City College of New York, he also served as an advisor to League of Nations HighCommissioner James G. McDonald, directed and authored major studies in the fields ofJewish community centers and education. The papers in this collection include hiscorrespondence with colleagues and friends, research notes and article drafts, andhis unpublished memoirs.

24 linear ft. (45 Manuscript boxes and 6 Cardboxes)








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