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Adler, Cyrus



  • Existence: 1863 - 1940

Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:

Archive - Cyrus Adler Papers

Identifier: ARC-1

The Cyrus Adler Papers contain correspondence (loose and in bound volumes), speeches, diaries, minutes, articles and other writings, ephemera and artifacts, JTS organizational documents, typescripts, tributes (loose and in bound volumes), and photographs.

Dates: 1863-1977 (bulk 1885-1940)

Archive - Brooklyn Jewish Center (Brooklyn, NY) Records

Identifier: ARC-1989-01
Scope and Contents The Brooklyn Jewish Center Records, 1921-1985, comprehensively document the history of this important congregation. Included are correspondence (including that of Rabbi Israel Levinthal); annual reports; minutes of the board of trustees and various committees; issues of the Brooklyn Jewish Center Bulletin (1922-1985, with gaps) and the Brooklyn Jewish Center Review (1933-1985, with gaps); cemetery records; dinner dance...
Dates: 1921-1985

Archive - Israel Davidson Papers

Identifier: ARC-28
Scope and Contents Note The Israel Davidson Papers (1856-1939) consists of correspondence, Davidson’s printed articles with handwritten notes and corrections, manuscripts of papers and talks, transcriptions of manuscripts of Piyyut in preparation of Davidson’s major scholarly projects, Davidson’s books with handwritten notes, index lists of piyyut and bibliography, organizational materials and ephemera. It is divided into two series: pamphlets and papers (boxes 1-12), and correspondence and papers (boxes 13-26)....
Dates: 1887-1942

Archive - Louis Finkelstein Papers

Identifier: ARC-2003-01
Abstract The papers of Louis Finkelstein, Chancellor of The Jewish Theological Seminary of America between 1940 and 1972, document both his working and private life, including his early rabbinical career at Congregation Kehillah Israel (Bronx, N.Y.), his involvement in the Zionist movement, his relationships with a wide range of rabbinical friends and colleagues across the U.S., his family, his work as chancellor at JTS, and his vast legacy of academic writing. Parts of this collection have been...
Dates: 1907-1990 (bulk, 1940-1984)

Archive - Harry Friedenwald Papers

Identifier: ARC-38
Scope and Contents Note

The Harry Friedenwald Papers consists of correspondence, notes, draft articles and speeches concerning the Zionist movement, the Conservative movement in Judaism, and the Jewish Theological Seminary, especially it’s Library. The correspondents include Israel Friedlaender, Cyrus Adler, Jacob Schiff, Herman Berstein, Louis Lipsky, and Alexander Marx.

Dates: 1898-1949

Archive - Israel Friedlaender Papers

Identifier: ARC-39
Scope and Contents Note The Israel Friedlaender Papers consists of correspondence, clippings, minutes, and reports concerning Friedlaender's Zionist and Jewish communal activities, and his teaching and scholarly research. The collection includes material concerning the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, the Jewish Publication Society, the Federation of American Zionists, Kehillah (New York Jewish Community), the Menorah Societies, the Educational Alliance, the Provisional Executive Committee for General...
Dates: 1888-1977

Archive - Louis Ginzberg Papers

Identifier: ARC-42
Scope and Contents Note The Louis Ginzberg Papers consists of correspondence, clippings, notes, and manuscripts concerning Ginzberg's work with the American Academy for Jewish Research, Hebrew University, and JTSA, as well as other scholarly activities; and miscellaneous personal documents and financial records. Correspondents include S.Y. Agnon, Chaim Kossovsky, Saul Lieberman, Cyrus Adler, Julian Morgenstern, Albert Einstein, Louis Finkelstein, Sir Philip Hartog, Julian Mack, Stephen Wise, and others. Also...
Dates: 1891-1964 (bulk-1910-1953)

Archive - JTSA. Board of Directors Records

 Record Group
Identifier: R.G-2
Scope and Contents Note The JTSA Board of Directors Records consists of correspondence files, 1902-1940s, of members of the Seminary's board of directors, and a group of chronological files, 1927-1972, which contain a mixture of minutes, agendas, meeting notices, correspondence between board members and the Seminary, committee reports, lists of members, lists of committees, by-laws, press releases, speeches, clippings, and other material generated by the work of the board.A small group of files containing...
Dates: 1903-1972 (bulk: 1930s-1940s)

Archive - JTSA. Endowment Fund Documents

 Record Group
Identifier: R.G-17
Scope and Contents Note The Endowment Fund Documents consists of four legal documents recording the establishment of the Jewish Theological Seminary's endowment fund in 1901, and additions to it in 1902. The first is an agreement, October 28, 1901, signed by Jacob Schiff, Leonard Lewisohn, Daniel Guggenheim, Simon Guggenheim, Louis Marshall, Mayer Sulzberger, Cyrus Adler, Felix Warburg, and Adolphus Solomons. This document establishes the original $200,000 endowment fund for JTS.The three other...
Dates: 1901; 1902

Archive - JTSA. Faculty Records. Faculty Files (1903-1949)

 Record Group
Identifier: R.G-3-B
Scope and Contents The Faculty Files, 1903-1949 (bulk dates - 1930s through the late 1940s) are a small group of files which mainly contain correspondence by or about Seminary faculty members. They were probably maintained by Joseph B. Abrahams who was the faculty secretary during this period. Faculty members represented include Max Arzt, Boaz Cohen, H.L. Ginsberg, Robert Gordis, Simon Greenberg, Abraham Halkin, Moses Hyamson, Mordecai Kaplan, Saul Lieberman, Alexander Marx, Alexander Sperber,...
Dates: 1903-1949 (bulk 1930s-1940s); Majority of material found within 1930 - 1949

Archive - JTSA. General Files

Identifier: R.G-1
Scope and Contents Note The Jewish Theological Seminary of America maintained a central filing office, called the General Files, from 1940 to 1990. The office's job was to systematically collect the incoming and outgoing correspondence of the chancellor (the title changed from president to chancellor in 1951) vice-chancellors, and other top administrators.Dr. Louis Finkelstein's tenure as chancellor ended in 1972 so the Ratner Center chose that date as the cutoff point for work done under the NHPRC grant....
Dates: 1902-1972, (bulk: 1940s-1972)

Archive - JTSA. Publications Collection

Identifier: R.G-29
Scope and Contents Note The JTSA Publications consists of informational publications of the Jewish Theological Seminary, 1892-1952. Included are biennial reports of the Jewish Theological Seminary Association (a precursor of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America), 1892-1904, and one, 1902-1904, of the reorganized Seminary; a chart of seminary departments, ca.1945; a pamphlet, 1903, containing published charter, by-laws, and other legal papers documenting the Seminary's reorganization in 1902; and some early...
Dates: 1892-1952

Archive - JTSA. Teachers Institute/Seminary College of Jewish Studies Records

Identifier: R.G-12
Scope and Contents Note The Teachers Institute (TI) and its extension division, the Israel Friedlaender Classes are only sparsely documented. So far, records of the Israel Friedlaender Classes, mainly correspondence of its registrar, Israel Chipkin, and a few files of correspondence belonging to Teachers Institute registrar Samuel Dinin, are available for research.The Alumni Association Records consists of correspondence, circular letters to members in both final and draft form, flyers, membership...
Dates: 1915 - 1992

Archive - Nathan Kollin Papers

Identifier: ARC-1000-020
Scope and Contents Note The Nathan Kollin Papers consists of photocopies of biographical and autobiographical essays about Rabbi Kollin, 1985-1987; correspondence, 1926-1946; typescript and printed versions of published writings, 1930s-1940s; dedication books from Beth El, Richmond, Virginia, 1944, and Rodef Sholom, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, 1954; educational materials from Park Synagogue, Cleveland, Ohio, 1975-1982; clippings of articles referring to Rabbi Kollin, 1970-1978; and clippings and temple programs about...
Dates: 1926-1987

Archive - Israel H. Levinthal Papers

Identifier: ARC-1000-046
Scope and Contents Note The Israel H. Levinthal Papers consist largely of manuscripts of and notes for sermons and addresses, 1902-1970s and n.d. Also included is correspondence, 1930-1981; reel-to-reel and cassette tapes of sermons and addresses, 1963-1980; a few copies of Brooklyn Jewish Center publications, 1927-1978 (see note, below); several issues of the Hebrew paper Hadoar; a brief typescript describing Levinthal's life, n.d.; reviews of his publications; and clippings of...
Dates: 1902-1981

Archive - Lucius N. Littauer Foundation/Jewish Theological Seminary Correspondence

Identifier: ARC-1000-130
Scope and Contents Note The Lucius N. Littauer Foundation/Jewish Theological Seminary Correspondence, 1931-1950, consists largely of correspondence between Littauer and various officials of JTS concerning the Institute of Interdenominational Studies (later the Institute for Religious Studies), the Littauer Fund at the JTS library, and related matters. The bulk of the correspondence is between Littauer and JTS provost and president Louis Finkelstein and pertains to the Institute, the Conference on Science,...
Dates: 1931-1950

Archive - Alexander Marx Papers

Identifier: ARC-80
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Alexander Marx, the librarian of the Jewish Theological Seminary Library and professor of history, from the late 1800s to his death in 1953. The collection documents his intertwined personal and professional life, through correspondence, teaching materials, library reports, photographs, articles, lectures, book reviews, notes, and other writings. The collection focuses on his interactions with scholars outside of and within the Jewish Theological...
Dates: 1880s-1960s

Archive - Henry Pereira Mendes Papers

Identifier: ARC-82

The Henry Pereira Mendes Papers consists of correspondence with Mayer Sulzberger, Cyrus Adler, and others concerning the relationship between Conservativism and Orthodoxy and other matters; sermons and speeches by Mendes; manuscripts and notes for Bible for Homes and Schools, edited by Mendes; the passenger list of the ship on which he came to the United States; as well as micellaneous certificates, clippings, obituaries, and other material.

Dates: 1877-1938

Archive - Bernard G. Richards Papers

Identifier: ARC-96
Scope and Contents Note The Bernard G. Richards Papers consists of correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, reports, and other material concerning Zionist activity, the American Jewish Congress, publishing and journalism, race relations and anti-semitism, displaced persons following World War II, Jewish communities in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, and other subjects. The correspondents include Cyrus Adler, Mary Antin, Joseph Barondess, Saul Bellow, Yehoash (Solomon Bloomgarten), Louis Brandeis, Felix...
Dates: 1897-1967

Archive - Israel Rosenberg Papers

Identifier: ARC-98
Scope and Contents Note

The Israel Rosenberg Papers consists of correspondence with rabbis and others in the United States, Poland, and Lithuania concerning Rosenberg's activities as head of the Union of Orthodox Rabbis in America (Vaad HaRabbanim), charity work, and relief efforts for Jews in Eastern Europe. Also included in the collection are personal and family correspondence, micellaneous clippings and notes, some piskei din (rabbinic rulings), and other material.

Dates: 1902-1955

Archive - Herman H. and Mignon L. Rubenovitz Papers

Identifier: ARC-99
Scope and Contents Note The Herman H. and Mignon L. Rubenovitz papers consists of correspondence (1907-1965) concerning the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Conservative Judaism, Zionism, the Jewish community in Boston, chaplaincy, education, interfaith relations, and World War II; reports, minutes, bulletins, correspondence, and clippings concerning the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and its Alumni Association (1910-1911), Committee on the Interpretation of Jewish Law of the Rabbinic Assembly...
Dates: 1905-1965

Archive - Solomon Schechter Family Collection

Identifier: ARC-101
Abstract The collection includes the papers of Solomon Schechter, his wife Mathilde, son Frank, and other members of the Schechter family. Solomon Schechter materials include correspondence, minutes, pamphlets, and other material, 1902-1914, concerning Jewish Theological Seminary of America and other organizations with which Schechter was affiliated, especially Jüdische Institut für Technische Erziehung in Palestina; manuscript and printed articles, lectures, and speeches, 1895-1915; application and...
Dates: 1856-1990

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