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Jewish History

Introduction to the Collection

Materials on Jewish history cover many topics, including Russian Jewish authors, Jewish organizations and personalities active in the Russian revolutionary movement, Zionism and the creation of the state of Israel, the Holocaust, and the persecution of Jews in World War II, and Jewish intellectuals in modern US society. Collections also document the status of Jews in the Soviet Union and anti-Semitism in various countries.

Featured Collections

KARL BOROMÄUS FRANK PAPERS - German psychologist; socialist and anti-Nazi leader

KURT R. GROSSMANN PAPERS - German American author and journalist

IRWIN T. HOLTZMAN COLLECTION - Miscellaneous materials relating to writers Isaak Babel’, Joseph Brodsky, and Boris Pasternak

SIDNEY HOOK PAPERS - US philosopher and author

J. C. HUREWITZ PAPERS - US historian

JAN KARSKI PAPERS - Liaison officer and courier of the Polish government in exile to the Polish underground, 1939–43; author, Story of a Secret State (1944)

BORIS I. NICOLAEVSKY COLLECTION - Russian Menshevik; archivist and historian

A. SINIAVSKIĬ PAPERS - Soviet literary critic, dissident, and political prisoner

SINO-JUDAIC INSTITUTE COLLECTION - US nonprofit organization

BERTRAM DAVID WOLFE PAPERS - US historian

 

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JEWISH HISTORY ARCHIVAL COLLECTIONS     

JEWISH HISTORY LIBRARY MATERIALS