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Archive - Louis Moses Levitsky Papers

Identifier: ARC-75
Scope and Contents Note

The Louis Moses Levitsky Papers consists of correspondence, articles, clippings, notes, and other materials concerning Congregation Oheb Shalom in South Orange, N.J. and Temple Israel in Wilkes Barre, P.A., and adult education, as well as notes and manuscripts for sermons, addresses, lectures, and articles.

Dates: 1920-1975

Archive - Mordecai Lewittes Papers

Identifier: ARC-1000-129
Scope and Contents Note

The Mordecai Lewittes Papers consists of manuscripts of writings; letters; photographs; notecards; certificates; clippings; and other printed materials.

Dates: circa 1920s-1980s

Archive - Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary COVID-19 Archive

Identifier: ARC-2021-01
Abstract The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary’s COVID-19 Archive is a collection of objects compiled to preserve the experiences of the Conservative Jewish community during the COVID-19 pandemic that began in March of 2020. Materials were submitted by members of the JTS and broader Conservative Jewish communities beginning in June 2020, and web content was harvested starting in October 2020. Most of the materials are in born-digital formats, but the collection also includes some physical...
Dates: 2020-2022

Archive - Saul Lieberman Papers

Identifier: ARC-76
Scope and Contents Note

The Saul Lieberman Papers consists of correspondence and other materials concerning the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, the American Academy for Jewish Research, and Jewish education and scholarship in the United States and Israel. Also included in the collection are notes, clippings, manuscript notes by Lieberman and others, and passports and other personal documents.

Dates: 1932-1982

Archive - Philip L. Lipis Papers

Identifier: ARC-1000-047
Scope and Contents Note About half the Philip L. Lipis Papers consists of manuscripts and typescripts of his sermons, 1930s-1970s. The rest consists of Lipis' eulogies, ca.1949-1976; a small file of correspondence, 1961-1976; a group of Lipis' radio scripts, circa 1950s-1960s; notes for lectures and book reviews, 1930s-1970s; Lipis' annual report as president of the Chicago Board of Rabbis, 1962; and some clippings, reprints, and other printed materials.Of note are several manuscript pages of critiques,...
Dates: 1928-1976

Archive - Jerome Lipnick Papers

Identifier: ARC-1000-048
Scope and Contents Note The Jerome Lipnick Papers, which are composed primarily of photocopies, consist chiefly of his writings and rabbinical materials, mainly from the 1950s and 1960s. Some biographical material, and material relating to civil rights and other community and political activities is also included. Lipnick's writings include speeches and sermons on topics such as life cycle events, Torah portions, holidays, kashrut, Israel, Zionism, antisemitism and the Holocaust. Also included are eulogies and...
Dates: 1935-1970s

Archive - G. K. Loukomski Collection

Identifier: ARC-2007-11
Scope and Contents Note

The G.K. Loukomski Collection consists of material related to his book, Jewish Art in European Synagogues (1947), including original sketches, notes, correspondence, and research material.

Note: preliminary finding aid documents list the collection as having 3 boxes, including 1 oversized flat box; a recent inventory uncovered a second oversized box, however its contents are undescribed, except for a short list of illustrations.

Dates: 1903-1947

Archive - Morris and Claire Lowy Collection

Identifier: ARC-1996-10
Abstract The Morris and Claire Lowy Collection chronicles the worship and social activities of the Rego Park, Queens, N.Y. post-war Jewish community, circa 1945-1986. Morris Lowy (1903-1979) was cantor at the Rego Park Jewish Center from 1945-1978. His wife, Claire Zinnes Lowy (1919-1996) was an opera singer who conducted the choir at Rego Park from 1962-1986, and other Jewish choirs in Queens until 1995. The Collection is divided into two series: The music scores that contain secular and liturgical...
Dates: 1926-1995

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 - Joseph Lukinsky Papers

Identifier: ARC-1000-096
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The Joseph Lukinsky Papers consists of correspondence, writings, audiotapes, and photographs.

Dates: undated

Archive - Morris Mamorsky Music Scores

Identifier: ARC-1000-153
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The Morris Mamorksy Music Scores collection consists of full orchestral scores that were composed for The Eternal Light, the JTS radio program; there is music for 47 programs. The scores are in pencil, in Mamorsky's hand, and the music was written either for cues or underscoring to be played beneath narration. Also included are reduction scores to be used by the conductor.

Dates: 1946-1966; undated

Archive - Samuel Manchester Music Collection

Identifier: ARC-1000-151
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The Samuel Manchester Music Collection consists of original music manuscripts.

Dates: Undated

Archive - Bernard Mandelbaum Collection

Identifier: ARC-1000-116
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The collection is unprocessed and closed; no further information about it is available at this time.

Dates: Undated

Archive - Vivian B. Mann Papers

Identifier: ARC-2021-05

The Vivian B. Mann Papers document the career of the art historian, curator, educator, and writer in the field of Jewish art history. Dr. Mann served as a professor and program director at JTS (1988-2015) and a curator at the Jewish Museum (1979-2008).

Dates: 1967-2018

Archive - Eugene Manuel Correspondence

Identifier: ARC-77
Scope and Contents Note

The Eugene Manuel Correspondence consists of 148 letters written to Eugene Manuel, primarily from six individuals, all active in French Jewish affairs and with interests in the Alliance Israélite Universelle. The major correspondents include Simon Bloch, Jules Carvallo, Zadoc Kahn, Isidore Loeb, Charles Netter, and Alexandre Abraham Weill.

Dates: 1860-1900

Archive - Morris B. Margolies Papers

Identifier: ARC-1000-132
Scope and Contents The Rabbi Morris B. Margolies Papers (broad dates, 1921–2012, bulk dates 1961-1986, 34.1 linear feet) includes records created by Margolies during his rabbinical career.The records document his personal and professional life through correspondence, newspapers articles, lectures, sermons, photographs and recordings. Margolies served as rabbi at the following congregations: Hyde Park Jewish Center, BMH Synagogue (Beth Hamidrash Hagadol), Beth-El and Beth Shalom. The collection has...
Dates: 1933-1996 [Bulk:1961-1986]

Archive - Morris Margolis Papers

Identifier: ARC-1000-168
Scope and Contents Note

The Morris Margolis Papers consists of manuscripts and typescripts of sermons (some in Yiddish); notes, clippings, and other source material for sermons; radio program scripts, 1938-1943; material from his four synagogues; and some personal papers.

Dates: 1920s-1970s

Archive - Mordechai Margulies (Margaliot) Collection

Identifier: ARC-1996-01
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The Mordechai Marguiles (Margaliot) Collection consists of correspondence (in Hebrew), in particular correspondence from Simcha Asaf.

Dates: undated

Archive - Eugene Markovitz Collection

Identifier: ARC-2004-05
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The Eugene Markovitz Collection consists of correspondence about the publication of Markovitz's biography of Abraham Piza Mendes, as well as chapters from the book. It also includes a reprinted copy of "Henry Pereira Mendes: Architect of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America", from the American Jewish Historical Quarterly (Vol. LV, No. 3, March 1966).

Dates: 1963-1974

Archive - Marseille Consistoire Records

Identifier: ARC-78
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of the records of the Marseille Consistoire, mainly from the years 1819-1906, including budgets and reports from many Marseille Jewish charities, benevolent societies, and organizations, including Temple Israélite. Also include are lists of eligible voters for consistorial elections from the various communities, 1855-1904 (after 1849, all males over 25 were eligible to vote in consistorial elections); correspondence from the Jewish communities of Avignon, Carpentras,...
Dates: circa 1796-1928

Archive - Louis Marshall Papers

Identifier: ARC-79
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The Louis Marshall Papers consists of correspondence, reports, minutes, and publications concering the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

Dates: circa 1900-1929

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 - Zvi Hirsch Masliansky Papers

Identifier: ARC-81
Scope and Contents Note The Zvi Hirsch Masliansky Papers consists of a typescript bibliography of Masliansky; letters by Masliansky to his family; condolence letters on the death of Masliansky, and his son Philip; manuscript lectures or articles; obituaries; and photographs. The addendum to the Zvi Hirsch Masliansky Papers consists of 2 boxes of scrapbook materials - including yiddish newspaper articles, letters, telegrams, photographs of the Masliansky family, assorted correspondence, certificates and...
Dates: 1888-1955

Archive - Calman David Matt Papers

Identifier: ARC-1000-049
Scope and Contents Note The Calman David Matt Papers consists of correspondence, 1910-1951; writings, 1904-1950; personal papers, 1879-1987; material documenting the three synagogues he worked at and related professional activities, 1912-1951; photographs; and printed material.Matt's correspondence begins with his years as a student at the Jewish Theological Seminary, continues through his professional career, and ends with his death. Of note are letters from Seminary president Cyrus Adler and professor...
Dates: 1878-1988

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 - Solomon Metz Papers

Identifier: ARC-1000-101
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The Solomon Metz Papers date from 1930-1955, and consists of notes for sermons, radio speeches, essays, sermons, clippings and prayers for certain occasions. These materials were given to Rabbi Rabinowitz by Gertrude Metz, Solomon Metz's wife.

Dates: 1915-1955

Archive - Joseph Miller Papers

Identifier: ARC-1000-050
Scope and Contents Note

The Rabbi Joseph Miller Papers consists largely of sermons in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish, 1920s-1960s. Also included are notes for sermons; lectures; newspaper clippings; and a few letters. Of note are lectures on the plight of the Jews in communist countries, based on Miller's trips there, 1940-1943. Also of note are sermons and radio talks, 1930s, in which Miller sought to make listeners aware of the dangers of the coming war.

Dates: circa 1920s-1967

Archive - Marvin Miller Sound Recordings

Identifier: ARC-MUS-20
Scope and Contents Note

The Marvin Miller Sound Recordings is comprised of homemade audio tape recordings of various cantors in concert. Most of the live recordings are of Jewish liturgical prayers sung by Cantors David, Moshe or Jacob Koussevitzky, in that order of frequency.

Dates: 1953-1971

Archive - Nahum Baruch Minkoff Papers

Identifier: ARC-83
Scope and Contents Note The Baruch Nahum Minkoff Papers consists of correspondence (1924-1958) including much in connection with Minkoff's role as managing editor of Zukunft Yiddish monthly; manuscripts of articles and poetry by Minkoff; clippings and Yiddish publications (1901-1958) with works by and about Minkoff and others; bibliographic note cards; course outlines; and reproductions of art by Jewish artists. The correspondents include Sz. Kaczerginsky, Jacob Lestschinsky,...
Dates: 1901-1958

Archive - Minyan M'at (New York, NY) Records

Identifier: ARC-2021-02
Scope and Contents Note This collection consists of the records of the Minyan M’at organization. It primarily consists of meeting minutes, agendas, notes, reports, correspondence, flyers, photocopies of liturgical material, and scripts and VHS recordings of Purim Spiel performances.Topics covered in the Administration series include the mission and goals of the organization, membership, the relationship of the Minyan to Ansche Chesed, space and facilities concerns, finances, assignments to committees...
Dates: 1980-2011; Majority of material found within 1980 - 2000

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Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.) 6
Rabbinical Assembly. Committee on Jewish Law and Standards 6
University of Judaism (Los Angeles, Calif.) 6
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Congregation B'nai Jeshurun. (New York, N.Y.) 5
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Alexander Kohut Memorial Foundation 4
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Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion in Their Relation to the Democratic Way of Life 4
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Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Cantors Institute 4
Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Herbert H. Lehman Institute of Talmudic Ethics 4
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Lipsky, Louis 4
Magnes, Judah Leon 4
National Jewish Welfare Board 4
Oheb Shalom Congregation (South Orange, N.J.) 4
Park Avenue Synagogue 4
Temple Emanu-El (New York, N.Y.) 4
Temple Emanu-El of Borough Park (Brooklyn, N.Y.) 4
Temple Israel (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.) 4
Warburg, Frieda Schiff 4
Yehoash 4
Abrahams, Joseph B. 3
Adler, Elkan Nathan 3
American Jewish History Center 3
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 3
Barondess, Joseph 3
Bavli, Hillel 3
Berlinski, Herman 3
Bernstein, Leonard 3
Binder, Abraham Wolf 3
Bokser, Ben Zion (1907-1984) 3
Brooklyn Jewish Center (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.) 3
Chagall, Marc, 1887-1985 3
Davis, Hadassah 3
Fromm, Herbert. 3
Ginzberg, Eli (1911-2002) 3
Gottheil, Richard J. H. (Richard James Horatio) 3
Grayzel, Solomon 3
Halkin, Abraham S. 3
Hoffman, Charles Isaiah 3
Jewish Publication Society of America 3
Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Faculty Records 3
Kelman, Wolfe 3
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore) (1932-2009) 3
Kohut, George Alexander 3
Kusevitsky, David 3
Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry) (1878-1963) 3
Levinthal, Israel Herbert 3
Levitsky, Louis M. (Louis Moses) (1897-1975) 3
Putterman, David J. (1900-1979) 3
Rabbinical Assembly. Commission for the Study of the Ordination of Women as Rabbis 3
Rubenovitz, Herman H. 3
Sachs, Senior 3
Schechter, Mathilde Roth 3
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