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Creator:  Jacobs, HaroldRequires cookie*
 Title:  Harold M. Jacobs papers  
 Dates:  1888-1994; Bulk Dates: 1950-1994 
 Call No:  1995.006 
 Abstract:  The Harold M. Jacobs Papers document the lifetime and activities of Harold Milton Jacobs (1912-1995), an important Jewish lay leader and businessman. The Papers largely document his career in communal service, both in the Jewish and general non-profit realms. The collection contains correspondence, reports, photographs and other material from Jacobs' numerous affiliations such as the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations, the National Council of Young Israel, and the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York, as well as correspondence documenting his relationships with many prominent local, national, and international politicians and leaders. 
 Size:  18.5 Linear feet 
 Subjects:  Jewish businesspeople -- New York (State) -- New York | Jewish day schools | Jews -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews -- United States -- Charities | Jews -- United States -- Politics and government | Judaism and politics | New York (N.Y.) -- Religious life and customs | Orthodox Judaism -- New York (State) -- New York | Religious Zionism | Religious institutions -- New York (State) -- New York | Sabbath legislation -- New York (State) | Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York | Universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- New York | Zionism 
Creator:  Wiernik, Peter, 1865-1936Requires cookie*
 Title:  Peter Wiernik and Bertha Wiernik Collection  
 Dates:  1886-1950; Bulk Dates: 1920-1935 
 Call No:  1966.098 
 Abstract:  Peter Wiernik was a prominent Yiddish journalist active in many Jewish organizations. The collection contains his records of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, with which he was involved, as well as records of other organizations he participated in. It also contains his personal papers, including correspondence from the 1920s and 1930s in the areas of Jewish belles-lettres, philanthropy and Yiddish journalism. His notes, drafts of articles, and newspaper clippings reflect his interest in Jewish political issues, history, bibliography and literature. The papers of his sister, Bertha Wiernik, contain correspondence and several plays she wrote in the 1930s and 1940s. 
 Size:  13.5 linear feet 
 Subjects:  Children -- Europe | International relief -- Europe | Jewish Courier (Chicago) | Jewish Morning Journal | Jewish journalists | Jewish learning and scholarship | Jewish property -- Germany | Jews -- Charities | Jews -- Education | Jews -- Europe | Jews -- History | Jews -- New York (State) -- New York | Jews --United States -- Politics and government | Journalism -- United States | Morgen Zshurnal | Orthodox Judaism | Real property -- Germany | Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Europe | Sabbath (Jewish law) | Sabbath legislation -- New York (State) | Women dramatists | Women poets | World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany -- Reparations | Yiddish newspapers -- New York (State) -- New York | Zionism