Records, 1928-1967.


Records, 1928-1967.

Correspondence, minutes and agendas, reports, circulars, programs, and lists concerning publishing activities, conferences and meetings, fund raising, and research proposals on Jewish history, philosophy, culture, religion, and art. Correspondents include Alexander Marx, Solomon Grayzel, Guido Kisch, David de Sola Pool, Abraham Halkin, Salo Baron, Solomon Gandz, Anna Kleban, Leo Strauss, and Bernard Weinryb.

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Weinryb, Bernard D. (Bernard Dov), 1900- (person)

Halkin, Abraham S. (person)

Gandz, Solomon, 1887-1954 (person)

Kleban, Anna. (person)

Strauss, Léon. (person)

Scholar of political philosophy. Born 1899. PhD, Hamburg University, 1921. Academy of Jewish Research, Berlin, 1925-1932. Professor, Columbia University, 1937. Professor, New School for Social Research, 1941-1948. Professor, University of Chicago, 1949-1968. Scott Buchanan Distinguished Scholar, St. John's College, 1965-1973. From the description of Papers, 1930-1997. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 55818950 ...

Grayzel, Solomon, 1896-1980 (person)

Pool, David de Sola, 1885-1970 (person)

A leading figure in American Jewish life during the 20th century, Reverend Dr. David de Sola Pool was minister of Congregation Shearith Israel (the first Jewish congregation to be established in North America) in New York City and President of the Union of Sephardic Congregations. Rev. Dr. de Sola Pool married Tamar Hirschensohn (1890-1981) in 1917. Tamar H. de Sola Pool was National President of Hadassah (1939-1943) and active in the National Council of Jewish Women and World Zionist Organizati...

Baron, Salo W. (Salo Wittmayer), 1895-1989 (person)

Biography Salo Wittmayer Baron was instrumental in establishing Jewish Studies as an academic discipline in the United States. An extraordinarily prolific historian, Baron also played an exceptional role in American Jewish organizational life. Baron was born in 1895 in Tarnow, now in Poland but then part of Austrian Galicia. His parents, Elias Baron and Minna Wittmayer Baron, were orthodox Jews, and Elias Baron was a banker and Jewish communi...

Kisch, Guido, 1889-1985 (person)

Born Prague, the son of Alexander Kisch, the Chief Rabbi of that city; Author; humanist scholar; Professor of law, Jewish history and bibliography, and Jewry law at the University of Leipzig, the University of Halle, and the Jewish Institute of Religion (New York), later Hebrew-Union College; also Honorary Professor at the University of Basel; founder and editor of Historia Judaica. From the description of Guido Kisch papers, [ca. 1934-1972]. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat re...

Marx, Alexander, 1878-1953 (person)

Librarian and Professor of Jewish History at Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTSA). From the description of Papers, 1880-1958. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78786011 Librarian, Jewish Theological Seminary. From the description of Correspondence, 1923 Dec. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270723550 ...

American Academy for Jewish Research (corporateBody)

The American Academy for Jewish Research (AAJR) was organized in the autumn of 1919 and was formally established on June 15, 1920. The Academy represents the oldest organization of Judaic scholars in North America. The AAJR began as a small group of progressive European-born and trained scholars that came together in North America. Its mission statement is "to foster and promote the cause of Jewish learning and research." At its first meeting in 1919, the Academy established its obj...