Records, 1903-1972 ; 1930s-1972, (bulk).


Records, 1903-1972 ; 1930s-1972, (bulk).

Records of the Jewish Theological Seminary's Board of Directors consist of correspondence files, 1930s-1940s, and a group of chronological files, 1927-1972, which contain additional correspondence; minutes; agendas and meeting notices; committee reports; lists of members; lists of. Committees; by-laws; press releases; speeches; clippings; and other material generated by the work of the board. A small group of files containing sparse records of the administrative, executive, finance, nominating, and real estate committees, 1940s-1950s, and a more substantial group of Liaison Committee records, 1946-1959, is also included. Board members represented in the files include Saul Blickman, Max Drob, Louis M. Epstein, William Fischman, Harry Friedenwald, Solomon Goldman, Jacob C. Gutman, Henry S. Hendricks, Abraham Krasne, Leon S. Lang, Irving Lehman, Lester S. Levy, Edgar J. Nathan, Arthur Oppenheimer, David H. Pleet, Simon Rifkind, A.S.W. Rosenbach, Charles J. Rosenbloom, Samuel Schneierson, J. Solis-Cohen, Lewis L. Strauss, Saul S. Streit, Alan M. Stroock, Arthur Hays Sulzberger, and Frieda Schiff Warburg. Letters of Seminary presidents Solomon Schechter and Cyrus Adler are included.

3.75 linear ft.

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Rosenbloom, Charles J., 1898-1973 (person)

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Strauss, Lewis L (person)

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