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Willy Adler papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-028
Abstract

The collection consists of correspondence, certificates, and other papers of Willy Adler (1920-), a native of Hamburg, Germany, who immigrated to the United States in 1939. Materials document Nazi persecution of the Adler family.

Dates: 1913-1938, 1982-2010

Jacques Benbassat papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-002
Abstract

The collection consists of a photograph album, memoir, passports, and other papers of Jacques Benbassat, a native of Austria who immigrated to the United States in 1949. Materials mostly relate to the Feuerstein family, including identification cards used by Adela Feuerstein, his maternal grandmother, and photographs of Feuerstein family members traveling in Austria and Poland before 1938, when they fled Austria in fear of Nazi persecution.

Dates: 1906-1942, 1998

Mayer I. Gruber papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1095
Abstract

Professional correspondence, autograph collection, certificates, and other papers of Mayer I. Gruber, rabbi and scholar. Materials pertain to Gruber's academic positions, speaking engagements, and publications on biblical lexicography, the Book of Job, women in the biblical world, and medieval Jewish biblical commentaries.

Dates: 1810, 1954-2011

Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim congregation records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1047
Collection Overview The records are arranged into 13 series: Board of Trustee Minutes (1838-1995) document all aspects of congregational life: hiring and firing staff, fundraising, building, etc. with some data re members, their infractions, marriages, deaths, etc. Financial records (1800-1999) document members, fines, income, salaries, pew assignments, various projects, estates, religious school finances, etc. Trustee and Rabbi Records and Correspondence (1855- 1991, bulk 1930s-1970s) including a few...
Dates: 1798-2002; Majority of material found within 20th century

Porgy and Bess international tour program collection

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Identifier: Mss 0221
Content Description

This collection contains theatre programs, articles, reviews, and other ephemera related to the international tour of Blevins Davis and Robert Breen’s revival of “Porgy and Bess.” Also included is a 1977 program of a production of “Porgy and Bess” at the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston, South Carolina.

Dates: 1952-1977

Jakob Rosenthal papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1109
Abstract

Biographical material, writings, typescripts, photographs, and other assorted papers of Jakob Rosenthal, historian, educator, and writer. As a journalist Rosenthal wrote extensively on contemporary Jewish history, literature, and life, as well as Zionism, its history, and the State of Israel, for various European, Middle Eastern, and American daily newspapers.

Dates: 1928-1995

William A. Rosenthall Judaica collection

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Identifier: Mss 1086
Abstract Judaica postcards, prints and posters, periodicals, clippings, philatelic materials, greeting cards, medals, textiles, ephemera, and subject files collected by Rabbi William A. Rosenthall. Materials date from the late 15th to 20th century and document Jewish life on every continent except Antarctica. These materials are mainly iconographic in nature, including artwork depicting many aspects of Jewish history, religion, customs, and daily life. They cover topics such as Jewish holidays,...
Dates: 1493-2002; Majority of material found within 1568-1995

William A. Rosenthall papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1087
Abstract Biographical files, sermons, correspondence, articles, photographs, and other papers of William A. Rosenthall, rabbi, scholar, and collector of Judaica. Materials document Rosenthall's rabbinates, particularly his sixteen-year tenure at Charleston's Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, and involvement in the World Union for Progressive Judaism, Hebrew Union College, and other faith- or art-based organizations. Also included are Rosenthall's expansive topical files on Jewish history and culture. Topics...
Dates: 1791-2008; Majority of material found within 1930-2000

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