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Cross-disciplinary source spanning the 20th century. Each volume in the set includes full or excerpted primary sources representing the seminal issues, themes, movements and events from a decade. Includes oral histories, songs, speeches, advertisements, TV, play and movie scripts, letters, laws, legal decisions, newspaper articles, cartoons, recipes, and more.
The Eighteenth Century Collections Online (Parts I and II) is a full-text searchable digital database of over 180,00 English-language and foreign-language titles printed in the United Kingdom during the 18th century, along with thousands of works from the Americas. It includes a variety of materials, from books and directories, Bibles and sheet music to sermons and advertisements, Includes both well-known and lesser-known authors and canonical titles of the period as well as contemporary works that analyze and debate those same titles.
Fully-searchable database of full-text primary resources dating from 1492 to 1969. Includes Exploration journals and logs, correspondence, diaries; official government papers; missionary papers; travel writing; slave papers; maps; marketing posters; photographs; and Illustrations, with many in color.
Electronic collections specific to Jewish and Israel Studies
Founded in 1906, in response to the Kishinev pogroms in Russia, the American Jewish Committee soon became a leader in combating bigotry and extremism, promoting civil rights and interreligious understanding, advocating for Jewish security worldwide, and defending the State of Israel. The Archive offers a rich, varied, and extensive collection of materials in print, on film, and tape, and The American Jewish Year Book, 1899-2005.
The American Jewish Historical Society participates in the Digital Repository at the Center for Jewish History. The Digital Collections include photographs, scrapbooks, text images, finding aids, memorabilia, audio, etc.
Open access to a growing library of 4500+ policy-relevant documents from leading authors, journals, and organizations. The Berman Jewish Policy Archive (BJPA) at NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service aspires to become the central electronic address for everyone with an interest in Jewish communal policy. The BJPA @ NYU Wagner offers a vast collection of policy-relevant research and analysis on Jewish life to the public, free of charge.
Includes Last Months Indices, Census of Population and Housing, Monthly Bulletin of Prices, Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, the Statistical Abstract, Economic and Financial indicators and other selected data.
The Collection "Yiddish Prints" contains about 800 very valuable Yiddish books that belong to the Frankfurt University Library. The texts were printed in Hebrew letters in West, Central and East Europe. The dates range from the middle of the 16th century to the beginning of the 20th century. The collection contains the whole spectrum of yiddish books, women's bibles in yiddish translation, liturgy, practical guide books, works on religious customs, legends, chronicles & classical Jewish fiction.
This collection consists of items, including letters; receipts for parcels; money orders and personal effects; paper currency; and realia (including Star of David Badges that Jews were forced to wear), originating from prisoners held in German concentration camps, internment and transit camps, Gestapo prisons, and POW camps, during and just prior to World War II.
The Committee's purpose was to facilitate involuntary emigration from Germany and Austria of persons who must emigrate on account of their political opinions, religious beliefs, or racial origin, and persons who already have left their country of origin and who have not yet established themselves permanently elsewhere. The discussions represented a historic first on behalf of would-be refugees and are divided into four sections, each containing primary source correspondence, memoranda, reports and government documents. Meeting records, 1943-1947; Country files , 1938-1941; Subject files, 1938-1944; Administration files, 1943-1948.
JIIS is an independent, non-profit organization. It provides a constant flow of relevant, essential and accurate data, in-depth background material, policy papers and professional analysis for use by decision makers and the general public.
An Indispensable resource for all those interested in understanding and exploring the history of Jewish communities in America from their first arrival in New York in 1654 to the integral part that they pay today It makes available to scholars some of the American Jewish Historical Society's most important and valuable archival collections.
The Jewish Music Research Centre (JMRC) is an academic institution dedicated to the documentation, research, and publication of scholarly materials about music conceived, performed, and consumed within Jewish social frameworks in the past and present. It is located at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.
There are a number of digitized music collections, including: Eastern Mediterranean Judeo-Spanish Songs from the EMI Archive Trust (1907-1912); The Liturgy of Beta Israel: Music of the Ethiopian Jewish Prayer; Arba Otiyot; Or Haganuz: Gems of Ashkenazi Hazzanut and Yiddish Songs Revived, and many more.
Several digitized collections, some partcially. Includes "News About Jews," a collection of Early American Jewish newspapers; "Judaica Americana," a collection of pamphlets going back to 1725; "Ketubbot Collection"; "Rare Prints," Biblical print collection and portraiture print collection; and JTS Library exhibits.
This collection consists of original documents, including leaflets and handbill, printed proclamations and resolutions, circular letters and more, collected over a period of approximately 30 years dealing primarily with the Jewish segment of the French underground resistance; many of the documents originate from communist groups, and some deal with Polish groups. Most of the documents are in French, while some are in Yiddish.
The entire collection has been digitized and is available in reading rooms at the Library of Congress, the New School University in New York City, and the Hannah Arendt Center at the University of Oldenburg, Germany. Parts of the collection will be made available for public access on the Internet.
An extraordinary resource for research in Yiddish studies, collected between 1959 and 1972 and ca. The data that constitutes the LCAAJ was collected from 603 locations in Central and Eastern Europe carefully chosen to reflect the distribution of the Yiddish speaking population on the eve of World War II. This digital collection contains images of the written data portion of the archive. Please note that the written data is mostly single word answers, as would have been necessary for use by the project directors.
SCETI was developed at the University of Pennsylvania to provide the scholarly community with web access to virtual facsimiles of original texts, documents, and sources from Penn's collections. Judaica projects include Robert and Molly Freedman Jewish Music Archive and manuscripts from the Lawrence C. Schoenberg Collection.
The purpose of this Digitized Ladino Library is to place on the Internet a corpus of Ladino printed books, or even a few manuscripts, for easy access by scholars as well as students of Ladino throughout the world. A project of Taube Center for Jewish Studies in conjunction with the Mediterranean Studies Forum, both at Stanford University.
This online catalog provides access to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum's Steven Spielberg Film and Video Archive. The Archive serves as a comprehensive informational and archival resource worldwide for moving image materials pertaining to the Holocaust and related aspects of World War II. Staff continue to locate, acquire, preserve, and document archival film footage from sources throughout the United States and abroad.
The yizkor book holdings of The New York Public Library are the most extensive in the United States, with upwards of 90% of the titles listed in Baker's bibliography. The Library, in partnership with the National Yiddish Book Center, is digitizing collection. Digital images of the full text of the yizkor books in the collection are freely available on the Library's website, and copies of out-of-print titles are also obtainable as "reprints on demand" from National Yiddish Book Center.
Large print and microform collections at UM
Each of these collections will have a print guide to them which are housed in McKeldin Reference section under the same call numbers as the collections themselves.
Microfilm of the International Women’s History Archives organized by the Women’s History Library. Includes women’s liberation and women’s civic, religious, professional and peace journals, newspapers and newsletter from all over the world and published from 1956 through Sept. 1971.
Printed Guide: McKeldin Library Reference Stacks | Z6605.H4 M66 1994a.
A copy of the Descriptive catalogue of the Hebrew MSS. of the Montefiore Library and of the Hebrew manuscripts in the Jews’ College, London, also accompanies the microfiche.
Consists of personal and professional correspondence, sermons, writings, speaking engagements files, scrapbooks and miscellaneous personal material. The bulk of the material is in the correspondence series and includes minutes, publications, reports, financial statements and confidential notes relating to Rabbi Silver’s participation in numerous local and national organizations, especially Zionist groups. Important material relating to the American Zionist Emergency Council, the Zionist Organization of America, the Jewish Agency for Palestine, the United Jewish Appeal, United Palestine Appeal and the American Zionist Policy Committee is found in the collection. Also included is significant material relating to Cleveland Jewish organizations and other civic groups, such as The Temple (Temple-Tifereth Israel), Cleveland Bureau of Jewish Education, the Jewish Community Council, the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland, and the Cleveland Zionist Society. In addition, the collection contains an extensive file of Silver’s speeches, sermons, books, articles and other writings on Zionism, Judaism and other topics, and assorted material relating to Silver’s personal life.
Collection of 119 titles (monographs and serials) written or printed by the Iberian Jews in the major centers of the Western Sephardic Diaspora. Includes all genres and reflects both religious and secular cultures.
Available vol/issues appear on separate records in the CATALOG under the above title or call number, as well as the titles of individual vol/issues.
Summary: Consists primarily of works edited by Moritz Steinschneider, a nineteenth-century German scholar and bibliographer of Jewish history and of Jewish contributions to mankind’s intellectual progress. Among his other interests were the history of medieval and renaissance Europe, and medieval Middle Eastern civilization. Includes a complete run of Steinschneider’s Hebräische Bibliographie as well as his independent treatises and articles. The works come from his personal library and contain numerous marginal notations in his own hand.
Primarily in Russian, some in English, German and Hebrew. 59 microfilm reels. At UMCP, accompanied by a printed reel guide entitled: Documents on the Jewish emigration from Ukraine, 1895-1917, located in McKeldin Reference under the call number: DS135.U4J49 2004 Guide.
Volumes 1 through 12. v. 1. 383-1300 -- v. 2. 1302-1391 -- v. 4. 1415-1439 -- v. 5. 1440-1457 -- v. 6. 1458-1477 -- v. 7. 1478-1489 -- v. 8. 1490-1497 -- v. 9. Corte pretoriana and notaries of Palermo -- v. 10. Notaries of Palermo, pt. 1 -- v. 11. Notaries of Palermo, pt. 2 -- v. 12. Notaries of Palermo, pt. 3.
Trial against H.W. Göring, R. Hess, J. von Ribbentrop, R. Ley, W. Keitel, E. Kaltenbrunner, A. Rosenberg, H. Frank, W. Frick, J. Streicher, W. Funk, H. Schacht, G. Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, K. Dönitz, E. Raeder, B. von Schirach, F. Sauckel, A. Jodl, M. Bormann, F. von Papen, A. Seyss-Inquart, A. Speer, C. von Neurath, and H. Fritzsche, individually and as members of any groups or organizations to which they belonged. "Documents admitted in evidence are printed only in their original language." Includes bibliographical references.
contents: v. 1. Official documents -- v. 2-22. Proceedings -- v. 23. Chronological and subject index -- v. 24. Document & name index -- v. 25-42. Documents and other material in evidence.