Papers, 1880-1958.


Papers, 1880-1958.

Correspondence, 1893-1954, concerning JTSA library, Jewish Publications Society, cooperation with other institutions and organizations such as Columbia University, Hebrew University, Dropsie College, Gesellschaft zur Foerderung der Wissenschaft des Judentums, American Jewish Committee, American Jewish Historical Society, American Pro-Falasha Committee, HAZOFEH journal, and other matters; JTSA faculty meeting minutes, 1928-1941; student papers, ca. 1915-1941, including ones by Ben Zion Bokser, Moshe Davis, and others; librarian's reports, 1907-1952; notes and manuscript articles, papers, lectures; appointment calendars, 1934-1941, 1952; personal documents, 1880-1958, such as school certificates, contracts, wedding memorabilia, and passports; photographs; and condolence letters, 1953.

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