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Algeria collection

Call Number: MS 1501

The collection consists of a manuscript, printed materials, postcards, and photographs relating to the history of Algeria and the current political, economic, and social conditions.

Dates: 1815-1994

Alsace Jewish manuscripts collection

Call Number: MS 1936
Abstract: Collection of correspondence and other documents from Jewish communities in the northern part of the Alsace region in France, including Bas-Rhin, Balbronn, Strasbourg, Ottrott, Ingersheim, Metz, Atznheim, and other towns. The documents cover a wide range of topics, including communal life, relations between Jews and non-Jews, business transactions, life-cycle events, legal rulings, etc. Most of the 131 items are hand-written; a few are printed or mimeographed. The vendor's itemized lists of...
Dates: 1735-1913

Joan Alzina papers

Call Number: MS 2082
Abstract: Papers of Joan Alzina, Catalan soldier in the Spanish Civil War’s Republican Army, 24th Army Group, Group Logistics, 3rd Section. Includes seven notebooks documenting Alzina’s service in the army, his time as a prisoner at Navalpino, and his tenure as a prison guard for a mental hospital at Alcalá de Henares, Madrid for other Republican prisoners. Alzina’s notebooks written during the war include uncensored drafts of letters to family members. Also included is a drawing by Alzina of Mickey...
Dates: 1937-1941

American Social Surveys, Inc. collection

Call Number: MS 1151

Paper tapes containing propaganda messages transmitted by Axis powers to Latin American countries.

Dates: 1941

Angola collection

Call Number: MS 1502

The collection consists of correspondence, printed material, flags, and photographs relating to the history of Angola and the current political, economic, and social conditions.

Dates: 1853-2012

Arabic film poster collection

Call Number: MS 1868

The collection is comprised of 1284 film posters, 156 film lobby cards, and 96 film press books from Arab countries. The majority of the items are from Egypt, but include pieces from Algeria, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and other countries.

Dates: 1935-2005

Karl John Richard Arndt collection of Bernhard Muller and the Harmony Society

Call Number: WA MSS S-2690
Abstract: The papers document Karl Arndt's research on the Harmony Society in the United States, 1805-1905, (including its leaders Johann George Rapp and Frederick Reichert Rapp) and the settlements founded by Bernhard Muller, also known as Count Leon (including the New Philadalphia Congregation, 1832-1833 and the settlement of Germantown, Louisiana, 1833-1871). Material includes Arndt's collection of primary sources, his research files, including photocopies of other documentation, and the draft of...
Dates: 1721-1984

Josephine Baker Collection

Call Number: JWJ MSS 108
Scope and Contents: The Josephine Baker Collection is comprised of correspondence, photographs, personal papers, and printed material documenting the life and career of Josephine Baker between 1929 and 1968. Evidence of Baker's career as a performer can be found in her correspondence with managers and producers, clippings from her performances, and pamphlets and brochures from concerts. There is correspondence and printed material regarding her appearances in Argentina in 1947 and 1952 and in...
Dates: 1929-1968

Allen Jennings Barthold papers

Call Number: MS 1323

Correspondence and papers compiled by Allen Jennings Barthold relating to the Courier de Boston, a newspaper published in the 1780s, and its editor Paul-Joseph Guérard de Nancrède.

Dates: 1929-1932

Jacob Berman papers

Call Number: MS 2014
Dates: 1863-circa 1975, bulk 1920-1939

Paul Charles Blum papers

Call Number: MS 900

The papers consist of letters, many written by Paul Blum to his family during his service in the U. S. Army Ambulance Service with the French army, 1918-1919. Further correspondence with numerous associates through the time of his death in 1981 is included, as well as memorabilia, a biography, and printed material.

Dates: 1858-1998

Bosnia and Herzegovina political ephemera collection

Call Number: MS 1926

The collection comprises campaign brochures, flyers, and posters representing the various political parties that participated in the 2006 October 1st general election to determine the presidency and parliament seats of Bosnia and Herzegovina; entity parliaments for the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as the Republika Srpska; and canton parliaments.

Dates: 2006

British fascist, anti-fascist, and anti-Semitic printed ephemera collection

Call Number: MS 1886

Collection of materials documenting British fascist, anti-fascist, and anti-Semitic political movements in the mid-twentieth century. Includes pamphlets, leaflets, and serially published newspapers and magazines produced by organizations such as the British Empire Union, British League, British Union of Fascists, Jewish People's Council Against Fascism and Anti-Semitism, and Trades Advisory Council. Also includes a small group of rare Muslim anti-fascist leaflets.

Dates: circa 1905-1963

Burundi collection

Call Number: MS 1506

The collection consists of printed material relating to the political and social conditions in Burundi and a photograph of a Mubira woman with a lip disc.

Dates: 1964-2009

Cameroon collection

Call Number: MS 1507

The collection consists of printed material relating to current political, economic, and social conditions in Cameroon. Also included are photographs.

Dates: 1912-2008

Cape Verde collection

Call Number: MS 1508

The collection consists of printed material relating to the political, economic, and social conditions in Cape Verde.

Dates: 1979-2008

Carroll Revue collection

Call Number: MS 1983

The Carroll Revue was a California-based troupe of female impersonators, founded by drag artist Carroll Wallace in or around 1954, that performed in the United States and abroad. The collection documents the entertainers associated with, and performances staged by, the Revue from approximately 1954 to 1961. The collection is comprised principally of studio photographs, and includes a small amount of printed material consisting of two performance announcements, a brochure, and letter.

Dates: circa 1954-1961

Central Committee Knesseth-Israel records

Call Number: MS 2033
Abstract: The collection contains approximately 350 pieces of correspondence and financial documents from the archive of the Central Committee Knesseth Israel Charity of Rabbi Meier Baal Haness in Jerusalem, an organization providing financial assistance to the poor. The archive includes letters from Jewish businesses on letterhead stationery, as well as from private individuals, with handwritten notes concerning their contributions, frequently accompanied by requests for information, prayers, or...
Dates: 1924-1943

Susan M. Chambré research files on volunteer AIDS organizations

Call Number: MS 2054
Abstract: The collection consists of printed material collected by Susan M. Chambre? for her research on AIDS organizations and advocacy. This research was used for a series of articles in professional journals as well as the book Fighting for Our Lives: New York's AIDS Community and the Politics of Disease (Rutgers University Press, 2006). The material includes annual reports, unpublished reports, newsletters, news clippings, journal articles, pamphlets, board minutes and...
Dates: 1981-2015

Collection on the Jewish community of Iași, Romania

Call Number: MS 2029

The collection consists of documents from the large Jewish community of Iași, Romania, 1862-1950. About half of the documents in this collection pertain to Jewish communal life in Iași in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, while the rest date from the time of World War II or the postwar period. The first part of the collection contains approximately 100 documents in Romanian. The second part contains 19 documents in Yiddish.

Dates: 1862-1950