"Blocks or Stepping Stones", undated
Scope and Contents
This series consists of Raisin's English and Hebrew writings. These materials are either notes Raisin made for publications, sermons, or other speeches and lectures, or they are bound volumes of Raisin's thoughts, teachings, and ecclesiastical research, arranged chronologically. There are also several versions of Raisin's translation into Hebrew of Oliver Goldsmith's poem "The Deserted Village." The materials include Raisin's writings on living an ethical life, short biographical essays, or sermons on figures including George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Abraham Geiger, and Harry Houdini. Also included are writings on the Jews of Charleston, the Jews of Russia, Pirkei Avot (Sayings of the Fathers), a topical anthology of teachings on numerous issues, and discussion of Jews in English literature.
- From the Collection: Raisin, Jacob S. (Jacob Salmon), 1878-1946 (Person)
Language of Material
Materials in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish
This collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 5.63 linear feet (12 document boxes, 8 oversize folders)