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American Jewish University, Digital Archive
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Accruals:
  • Preferred Citation
  • Project Information
  • Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Subjects
  • Organizations
  • Names and Places
  • Topics
  • Genres and Forms of Materials

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: American Jewish University, Digital Archive
    Dates: 1947-2014
    Bulk Dates: 1947-1999
    Collection number: CLJ1
    Creator: American Jewish University
    Creator: University of Judaism
    Creator: Brandeis-Bardin Institute
    Collection Size: 1420 items; 1420 online items
    Repository: American Jewish University
    Bel-Air, CA 90077
    Abstract: The American Jewish University Digital Archive includes photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera depicting people, places and events that document the history from 1941 to the present of the University of Judaism and the Brandeis-Bardin Institute which merged to become American Jewish University in 2007.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English; Hebrew
    Digitized images from this collection.
    Physical Location: Physical files are housed at the Ostrow Library of the American Jewish University.

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Accruals:

    Additions to this collection may be transferred regularly.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], American Jewish University Digital Archive, American Jewish University, Bel-Air, CA 90077.

    Project Information

    These photographs were assembled from both campuses of American Jewish University. They were digitized in order to provide broader access to the cultural and social history of the Jewish community of the Great Los Angeles area. This collection aims to preserve and organize the American Jewish University’s history by digitizing hundreds of photographs and records from the 1940s until present day. Photographs are uploaded online to the American Jewish University, Digital Archive through OCLC’s Contentdm and can be viewed at the Callimachus Contentdm site.

    Administrative History

    American Jewish University, with its Familian campus in Bel Air, California and Brandeis-Bardin campus in Simi Valley, California, is the outcome of the 2007 union of Brandeis-Bardin Institute (BBI) and the University of Judaism (UJ). For more information, please see the history page at the following link: http://library.aju.edu/default.aspx?id=6824 

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The American Jewish University Digital Archive includes photographs, scrapbooks, and ephemera depicting people, places and events that document the history from 1941 to the present, of the University of Judaism and the Brandeis-Bardin Institute which merged to become American Jewish University in 2007.
    These photographs include great Jewish thinkers who founded AJU and were involved with its growth over the years. The creation of both institutions was made possible by philanthropists to whom we owe the building of University of Judaism and the Brandeis-Bardin Institute.
    The collection aims to preserve and organize the American Jewish University’s history by digitizing hundreds of photographs and records from the 1940s until present day.
    Items digitized represent a fraction of the archived material housed at both the Familian Campus and Brandeis-Bardin Campus of American Jewish University. Consult the library for further information.

    Arrangement

    This collection is organized by the identifier number it is given as it is digitized ("cajuol_" for photographs; "a_cajuol" for archival records).

    Subjects

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection.

    Organizations

    Camp Ramah.
    Brandeis-Bardin Institute (Brandeis, Simi Valley, Calif.)
    Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
    National Women's League
    Sinai Temple (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    United Synagogue of America.
    University of Judaism
    University Women of the University of Judaism
    Women's League for Conservative Judaism

    Names and Places

    Ackerman, Walter I.
    Alexander, Hanan A., 1953-
    Allen, Steve, 1921-2000.
    Aronson, David, 1923-
    Artson, Bradley Shavit
    Bardin, Shlomo 1898-
    Ben-Ari, Raikin
    Bergman, Martin
    Bradley, Tom, 1917-1998
    Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941
    Brandeis, Simi Valley (Calif.)
    Buber, Martin, 1878-1965
    Califano, Joseph A., 1931-
    Cohen, Aryeh
    Cohen, Gerson D. (Gerson David), 1924-
    Easton, Harold
    Eisenshtat, Sidney, 1914-2005
    Dassa, Dani
    Dorff, Elliot N.
    Dortort, David
    Douglas, William O.
    Engel, Samuel G., 1904-1984
    Familian, Isadore
    Finkelstein, Louis, 1895-1991
    Fligelman, Julius, 1895-1980
    Gindi, Elie M.
    Ginzberg, Louis, 1873-1953
    Goodhill, Victor, 1911-
    Gordis, David M.
    Gordis, Robert, 1908-
    Glass, Judith
    Glazer, Miriyam, 1945-
    Greenberg, Simon, 1901-
    Helfman, Max
    Heschel, Abraham Joshua, 1907-1972
    Hope, Bob, 1903-2003
    Hudson, Rock, 1925-1985
    Jospe, Erwin
    Kahn, Peter M., 1878- [from old catalog]
    Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, 1881-1983
    Kohn, Jacob, 1881-1968
    Krems, Nathan
    Levine, Sid
    Lieber, David L.
    Los Angeles (Calif.)
    Novorr, Jerry
    Oppenheim, Lois Hecht
    Ostrow, Bel
    Ostrow, Jack
    Pressman, Jacob
    Ray, Eric
    Schary, Dore
    Schulweis, Harold M.
    Seewack, Benjamin
    Sonderling, Jacob, 1878-1964
    Shub, Louis
    Shulman, Julius
    Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-1991
    Swig, Benjamin Harrison, 1893-1980
    Temianka, Henri
    Turner, Justin G.
    Vorspan, Max
    Wapner, Joseph A.
    Warren, Earl, 1891-1974
    Wexler, Robert
    Wiesel, Ellie, 1928-
    Wise, Aaron M.
    Wolfson, Ron
    Zemach, Benjamin
    Zevit, Ziony

    Topics

    Adult education
    Art--Exhibitions.
    Camp life
    Jewish college students--United States.
    Jewish college presidents
    Judaism
    Philanthropists
    Philosophers
    Rabbis
    Scholars
    Universities and colleges.
    University campuses
    Women.

    Genres and Forms of Materials

    Aerial photographs
    Brochures
    Clippings
    Invitations
    Pamphlets
    Photographs
    Photograph albums