Record Number : 95214 of 13452

Title : American Jewish archives

Description :
The Jacob Rader Marcus Center American Jewish Archives website introduces the history and scope of this institute based at the Cincinnati Campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. The Marcus Center was founded in 1947 to promote and preserve the history of Jewish Americans, and on the website the archival and manuscript holdings can be searched in the section Major Manuscript collections. Short descriptions and finding aids of the collections are available, and included in the collections are papers and documents relating to: national and local organisations; Cincinnati Jewry; Reform Judaism; rabbis; synagogues; women; the Holocaust; and family and personal papers. The Center has published online the 3rd edition of the First American Jewish Families: 600 Genealogies, 1654-1988 by Malcolm H. Stern. The book is uploaded as a searchable database of names; the search results are displayed in PDF format. An alphabetical browse of all names listed in the book is possible. Also available on the site is the American Jewish Archives Journal, with the contents being freely accessible in a PDF format. The site also features online exhibitions, information on events and research grants, educational resources and links to other relevant sites.


Uncontrolled Keywords : research center; American Jewry;

Controlled Keywords : United States; Jacob Marcus Rader Center; American Jewish Archives; Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati;

Language : eng;

Period : 20th Century (1946 - 1999); 20th Century (1900 - 1945); 19th Century

Geographic Name : North America

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