Papers regarding the American Jewish Tercentenary [electronic resource], 1949-1956 1952-1955.

American Jewish Tercentenary Committee [Browse]
  • English
  • Yiddish
  • Hebrew


Jewish life in America c1654-1954. [More in this series]
1949-1956 1952-1955.
Summary note
This collection documents the administrative planning, research, publicity, and activities surrounding the American Jewish Tercentenary celebration from its inception in 1948 to its closing in 1955. The collection includes a representation of materials used in planning and presenting the event including correspondence, programs, minutes, proposals, reports, clippings, press releases, filmstrips, photo reproductions of illustrations and a photograph. Major organisations involved in the Tercentenary celebrations were: American Jewish Archives, American Jewish Historical Society, Union of American Hebrew Congregations.
  • Mss., typescripts.
  • Title from Institutional Collections page; resource viewed on 5 Sept. 2011.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.. Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital. [Chicago, Ill.] : Adam Matthew Education [North American distributor], c2011. (Jewish life in America c1654-1954 : sources from the American Jewish Historical Society, New York)
Location of originals
American Jewish Historical Society
Language note
English; some documents in Yiddish or Hebrew.
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