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Guide to the University Events and Ceremonies Records of the American Jewish University Archives (Institutional Records)
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Box 11-11.1

Series : III.
University Events and Ceremonies 1948-2014

Physical Description: (2 Boxes)

Scope and Content Note

This series contains materials related to University Events and Ceremonies, including Awards, Commencement and Class Day Ceremonies, Convocations , various miscellaneous general events, Tribute and Dinner Committees, and Concert Committees.
Box 11, Folder 1

Subseries: 1
Awards 1987-1997
Archival Materials and Photographs:

Physical Description: 1 Folder

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains materials related to awards given by the University of Judaism and the AJU.
 

A:  Community Service Award

Scope and Content Note

Ernest Stiefel.
 

B:  Distinguished Service Medal 1989

Scope and Content Note

Abram Leon Sachar and Cantor Hans and Eva Cohn.
 

C:  Honoris Causa 1974-1984

Scope and Content Note

Anthony C. Beilenson and Fr. Donald Merrifield.
 

D:  Young Leadership Award 1997-05-23

Scope and Content Note

David Marguleas.
Box 11

Subseries: 2:
Commencement and Class Day Ceremonies 1958-2014

Physical Description: 31 Folders

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains materials related to Commencement and Class Day Ceremonies of the University of Judaism and the AJU. Arranged by year, most Folders include programs, invitations and other related materials. Programs include information about Academic Officers and Board of Overseers.
Box 

11, Folder 2

A:  1958, 8th (1958-06-19)

8th Commencement Exercises, Invitation, 1958 (a_cajoul026)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation.
Box 

11, Folder 3

B:  1960, 10th (1960)

Scope and Content Note

News Clippings.
Box 

11, Folder 3

C:  1961, 11th (1961)

Scope and Content Note

News Clippings.
Box 

11, Folder 3

D:  1962, 12th (1962)

Scope and Content Note

News Clippings.
Box 

11, Folder 3

E:  1963, 13th (1963-06-05)

13th Commencement Exercises, Program, 1963 (a_cajoul027)

Scope and Content Note

Invitation, Commencement Exercises Program, Sponsor and Donors List.
Box 

11, Folder 3

F:  1965, 15th (1965-06-20)

15th Commencement Exercises, Program, 1958 (a_cajoul028)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Program.
Box 

11, Folder 3

G:  1967, 17th (1967-06-07)

17th Commencement Exercises, Program, 1967 (a_cajoul029)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Program.
Box 

11, Folder 4

H:  1970, 20th (1970-06-18)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Program.
Box 

11, Folder 4

I:  1971, 21st (1971-06-09)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Program.
Box 

11, Folder 5

J:  1972, 22nd (1972-06-06)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Program.
Box 

11, Folder 6

K:  1973, Groundbreaking Ceremony and 23rd Commencement (1973-06-03)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Program and Program Script. Invitation, Program, and Budgets.
Box 

11, Folder 7

L:  1974, 24th (1974-06-02)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation, Program, Program Script of Rabbi David Gordis with notes, letter to procession participants, agenda for Board of Overseers brunch.
Box 

11, Folder 8

M:  1975, 25th (1975-06-04)

Scope and Content Note

Class Day Exercises Program, Commencement Exercises Program, and Program Script of Dr. David Gordis.
Box 

11, Folder 9

N:  1976, 26th (1976-06-02)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Program, letter to faculty from Rabbi David Gordis, and letter to Claude Welch from David Lieber.
Box 

11, Folder 10

O:  1977, 27th (1977-06-02)

Scope and Content Note

Class Day Exercises Program, Commencement Exercises Program, Correspondence from/to David Lieber, President Saxon of UC Berkeley, Sophie Gross, and Aaron Weiss, and News Clippings.
Box 

11, Folder 11

P:  1978, 28th (1978-06-07)

Scope and Content Note

Class Day Ceremony Program, Commencement Exercises Program, Program Script of Rabbi David Gordis, and News Clippings.
Box 

11, Folder 12

Q:  1979, 29th (1979-06-10)

Scope and Content Note

Class Day Ceremony Program, Commencement Exercises Invitation, Commencement Exercises Program, Correspondence from/to David Lieber, Rabbi Aaron Gold, Sophie Gross, Ben Zion Bergman, Patrick O’Brien and David Gordis.
Box 

11, Folder 13

R:  1980, 30th (1980-06-10)

Scope and Content Note

Class Day Ceremony Program, Commencement Exercises Invitation, Commencement Exercises Program, Program Script of Rabbi David Gordis.
Box 

11, Folder 14

S:  1981, 31st (1981-06-04)

Scope and Content Note

Class Day Ceremony Program, Commencement Exercises Invitation, Commencement Exercises Program, Program Script of Rabbi David Gordis.
Box 

11, Folder 15

T:  1982, 32nd (1982-06-03)

Scope and Content Note

Class Day Ceremony Program, Commencement Exercises Invitation, Commencement Exercises Program.
Box 

11, Folder 15

U:  1983, 33rd (1983-05-25)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Program
Box 

11, Folder 16

V:  1984, 34th (1984-05-21)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Program, Commencement Address of Herman Feifel, Program Script of Ria Parody with additional letters and notes, News Releases, News Clippings and Correspondence from Ria Parody to David Lieber.
Box 

11, Folder 17

W:  1985, 35th (1985-05-20)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Program, Program Script, Ria Parody notes and correspondences, News Releases, correspondence from David Lieber to Rabbi Jacob Pressman, Nathan Volk, and Arthur Hoffnung, Candidates for Graduation forms, and a Student speech.
Box 

11, Folder 18

X:  1986, 36th (1986-05-15)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation.
Box 

11, Folder 19

Y:  1987, 37th (1987-06-01)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Program and News Clippings.
Box 

11, Folder 20

Z:  1988, 38th (1988-06-05)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation, Commencement Exercises Program and News Clippings.
Box 

11, Folder 21

AA:  1989, 39th (1989-05-21)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation, Commencement Exercises Program, Photographs and News Clippings.
Box 

11, Folder 22

BB:  1990, 40th (1990-05-20)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Program, correspondence from/to David Lieber, Abraham Becker, and Stacy Babani, and News Clippings.
Box 

11, Folder 23

CC:  1991, 41st (1991-05-12)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation, Commencement Exercises Program, Speakers' and Honoraries' biographical information, Student Hometown Graduation Forms and Releases, and News Releases.
Box 

11, Folder 24

DD:  1992, 42nd (1992-05-17)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation and Commencement Exercises Program.
Box 

11, Folder 25

EE:  1993, 43rd (1993-05-16)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation, Commencement Exercises Program, Speech Script, Program Script of Robin Bailey with additional letters and notes.
Box 

11, Folder 26

FF:  1994, 44th (1994-05-08)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Program and Program Script.
Box 

11, Folder 27

GG:  1995, 45th (1995-05-14)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation, Commencement Exercises Program, Program Script of Ismar Schorsch, and News Releases.
Box 

11, Folder 28

HH:  1996, 46th (1996-05-13)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation, Commencement Exercises Program, Commencement Award Ceremony Program, and News Releases.
Box 

11, Folder 29

II:  1997, 47th (1997-05-18)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation, Commencement Exercises Program, Program Scripts (David Lieber), and News Clippings and Releases.
Box 

11, Folder 30

JJ:  1998, 48th (1998-05-17)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation and Commencement Exercises Program.
Box 

11, Folder 31

KK:  1999, 49th (1999-05-16)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation and Commencement Exercises Program.
Box 

11, Folder 32

LL:  2000, 50th (2000-05-15)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation and Commencement Exercises Program.
Box 

11, Folder 32

MM:  2001, 51st (2001-05-20)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation and Commencement Exercises Program.
Box 

11, Folder 32

NN:  2014, 64th (2014-05-18)

Scope and Content Note

Commencement Exercises Invitation.
Box 11

Subseries: 3:
Convocations 1965-1990

Physical Description: 7 Folders

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains materials related to Convocations of the University of Judaism and the AJU.
Box 

11, Folder 33

A:  Convocation and Dinner 1965-10-24

Scope and Content Note

Invitation.
Box 

11, Folder 33

B:  Winter Convocation 1972-02-06

Winter Convocation Program, 1972 (a_cajoul030)

Scope and Content Note

Invitation, Program, and Ticket.
Box 

11, Folder 34

C:  The 25th Anniversary Year Convocation 1973-02-04

The 25th Anniversary Year Convocation, Program, 1973 (a_cajoul031)

Scope and Content Note

Program, Program Script, Instructions for Academic Procession, College Presidents and Representatives List.
Box 

11, Folder 35

D:  Convocation 1975-02-01

Scope and Content Note

Honors List and Memorandum from Sophie Gross.
Box 

11, Folder 36

E:  Special Academic Convocation 1979-11-04

Special Academic Convocation, Program, 1979 (a_cajoul032)
Special Academic Convocation, Invitation, 1979 (a_cajoul033)

Scope and Content Note

Invitation, Invocation Speech by David Gordis, Notes taken at meeting after the Convocation, letter from Harold Easton to Friends, Program Script of Gerson Cohen.
Box 

11, Folder 37

F:  Convocation, Honoring the 40th Anniversary of the Rescue of Danish Jews 1983-10-16

Scope and Content Note

Invitation, Program, Program Draft, Program Script of David Lieber, Statement by the Honorable Mel Levine read into the Congressional Record, Correspondence to/from David Lieber, Ministerict For Offentlige Arne Melchoir, and Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.
Box 

11, Folder 38

G:  Convocation Honoring Allen Ziegler on the Occasion of his 75th Birthday 1990-05-27

Scope and Content Note

Program and News Clippings.
Box 11

Subseries: 4:
Miscellaneous General Events 194-?-2002

Physical Description: 2 Folders

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains materials related to miscellaneous general events of or at the University of Judaism and the AJU. A few examples are listed here.
Box 

11, Folder 39

A:  Distinguished Quartet Coming soon to LA 194-?

Distinguished Quartet Coming soon to LA, News Clipping, ca. 1940s (a_cajoul034)

Scope and Content Note

News Clipping: Alan M. Stroock, Dr. A. J. Heschel, Dr. Simon Greenberg, and Dr. Louis Finkelstein come to Los Angeles.
Box 

11, Folder 39

B:  Hank Greenspan, Jerry Mack and Harvey Silbert invite guests to a cocktail reception on behalf of the University of Judaism, The Riviera Hotel 1968-03-17

Scope and Content Note

Invitation.
Box 

11, Folder 40

C:  When the Unspeakable Happens: Implications of the Holocaust for the Nuclear Arms Race, Elie Wiesel and Archbishop Roger Mahony 1987-05

Scope and Content Note

News Clippings.
Box 

11, Folder 39

D:  Max Laemmelle Memorial 1989-01-24

Scope and Content Note

News Clippings.
Box 

11, Folder 39

E:  50th Anniversary Celebration 1998

Box 

11, Folder 39

F:  The Future of Democracy in Israel Conference, with the Israel Democracy Institute 1999-01-24

Box 

11, Folder 39

G:  Israel Remembrance Day Ceremony 2002/2003

Box 11.1, Folder 1-23.1

Subseries: 5:
Tribute and Dinner Committees 1948-2014

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains materials related to Tribute and Dinner Committees and the events they organized.
Box 

11.1, Folder 1-2

A:  Founders Day Dinners 1949-1971

Archival Materials:

Scope and Content Note

Includes Save the Dates, Invitations, Program, 1948: Eternal Light Radio Program Broadcast Script, Address delivered by Dr. Simon Greenberg, and News Clippings. Speakers and honorees included Mordecai Kaplan, Louis Finkelstein, and many more.
Box 

11.1, Folder 3-20

B:  Tribute Dinners 1949-2007

Box 

11.1, Folder 3

1:  Dinner Meeting in Honor of Dr. Louis Finkelstein ca. 1949

Scope and Content Note

Includes copy of invitation.
Box 

11.1, Folder 3

2:  UJ Honors the Levines (Emma, Hyman, Isadore, Sidney) 1961-02-12

Scope and Content Note

Includes news clipping of UJ Honors the Levines event, Presents a Scroll.
Box 

11.1, Folder 4

3:  Reception in Honor of Dore Schary 1964-01

Scope and Content Note

Includes news clipping.
Box 

11.1, Folder 5

4:  Julius Fligelman Tribute Dinner 1965-02-27

Archival Materials:

Scope and Content Note

Includes invitation and program.
Box 

11.1, Folder 6

5:  Jacob Kohn Tribute Dinner 1966-02-13

Archival Materials:

Scope and Content Note

Includes invitation, program, news clipping, stationary, and photograph.
Box 

11.1, Folder 7

6:  The 25th Anniversary Dinner of UJ honoring Jack Ostrow 1973-02-03

Scope and Content Note

Includes program.
Box 

11.1, Folder 8

7:  Sunny and Isadore Familian Tribute Dinner 1977-10-30

Archival Materials:

Scope and Content Note

Includes program, news clipping, and speech.
Box 

11.1, Folder 9

8:  David Lieber Tribute Dinner 1979-01-28

Scope and Content Note

Includes invitation, and program.
Box 

11.1, Folder 10

9:  Isadore and Sid Levine Tribute Dinner 1981-01-25

Scope and Content Note

Includes program.
Box 

11.1, Folder 11

10:  Marjorie and Herman Platt Tribute Dinner 1983-01-15

Scope and Content Note

Includes program.
Box 

11.1, Folder 12

11:  Harvest Moon Ball, Honoring David and Rosetta Cohen, Abraham Joshua Heschel Award 1990-10-07

Scope and Content Note

Includes news clippings and news releases.
Box 

11.1, Folder 13-14

12:  Jack M. Ostrow Tribute Dinner 1994-01-27

Scope and Content Note

Includes "The House that Jack Built" program, photographs, photograph negatives, notes, news clippings, news releases, media forms, and speech.
Box 

11.1, Folder 15

13:  Irma and Lou Colen Tribute Dinner 1995-01-30

Scope and Content Note

Includes save the date, program, news releases, photographs, and negatives.
Box 

11.1, Folder 16

14:  UJ Honoring Edward Kamenir Dinner 1995-10-24

Scope and Content Note

Includes news releases and biography statement.
Box 

11.1, Folder 17

15:  Janet and Jake Farber Tribute Dinner 1996-10-16

Scope and Content Note

Includes program.
Box 

11.1, Folder 18-19

16:  Walking Humbly with God, A Tribute to Dr. David Lieber and Bel Ostrow 2005-02-10

Members of Western Region of Rabbinical Assembly of America (cajuol_626):

Scope and Content Note

Includes program, supplement, and copy of photograph of Members of Western Region of Rabbinical Assembly of America (1960).
Box 

11.1, Folder 20

17:  Honoring Peter Lowy Dinner 2007-03-15

Scope and Content Note

Includes save the date, invitation, and program.
Box 11.1, Folder 21-23

Subseries: C:
Annual Tribute Breakfast & Award of Merit 1988-1991

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains materials related to the Annual Tribute Breakfasts & the Award of Merit. Includes news clippings and news releases.
Box 11.1, Folder 23.1

Subseries: D:
Annual Gala 2014-04-05

Scope and Content Note

Flyer for AJU Annual Gala at Colen Hall.
Box 11.1, Folder 24-29

Subseries: 6:
Concert Committees 1986-1991

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains materials related to Concert Committees and the concerts they organized.
Box 11.1, Folder 24

1:  Benefit Piano Concert, Cipa and Mischa Dichter 1986-05-04

Photographs:

Scope and Content Note

Includes media materials, press schedule, photograph, and news clippings.
Box 11.1, Folder 25

2:  Jazz at the Gindi: Mel Torme and Peter Nero 1987-05-03

Scope and Content Note

Includes program, news clippings, communications materials, news releases.
Box 11.1, Folder 26

3:  Ben Vereen at the Gindi, Spring Concert 1988-05-01

Photographs:

Scope and Content Note

Includes invitation, program, and news clippings.
Box 11.1, Folder 27

4:  Alexander Toradze Brings Russia to the Gindi, Spring Concert 1989-05-07

Photographs:

Scope and Content Note

Includes program, letter, press materials, negatives, photographs, news releases and news clippings.
Box 11.1, Folder 28

5:  Vladimir Feltsman at the Gindi, Spring Concert 1990-05-21

Scope and Content Note

Includes invitation, program, stationary, and news clippings.
Box 11.1, Folder 29

6:  Joel Grey, Spring Concert 1991-05-05

Scope and Content Note

Includes news releases and news clippings.