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  • Scope and Contents
  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Conditions Governing Use
  • Source of Acquisition
  • Custodial History
  • Preferred Citation
  • Other Descriptive Information
  • Historical Note
  • Accruals

  • Contributing Institution: Special Collections & University Archives
    Title: Hillel of San Diego Scrapbooks
    Creator: Hillel of San Diego
    Identifier/Call Number: MS-0400
    Physical Description: 4.00 Linear Feet
    Date (inclusive): 1947-1976
    Language of Material: English .

    Scope and Contents

    The collection consists of four scrapbooks documenting the history of the Jewish Student Organization of San Diego from 1947 to 1976, preliminary decades to the formation of Hillel of San Diego under the auspices of the United Jewish Federation in 1977. The scrapbooks include by-laws and other organizational records, flyers, newspaper clippings, photographs, and newsletters advertising student events both on and off campus. Scrapbooks are filed chronologically.
    Dr. Lawrence Baron donated this collection to the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego November 1, 1999 (JHSSD #1999.05.) It was transferred to the Library and Information Access May 22, 2008.

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

    Source of Acquisition

    Dr. Lawrence Baron

    Custodial History

    Dr. Lawrence Baron donated this collection to the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego November 1, 1999 (JHSSD #1999.05.) It was transferred to the Library May 22, 2008.

    Preferred Citation

    Identification of item, folder title, box number, Hillel of San Diego Scrapbooks, Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University Library.

    Other Descriptive Information

    Since 2007, the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego has transferred numerous collections to Special Collections and University Archives. 

    Historical Note

    The first general meeting for the establishment of a Jewish Counselorship on campus at San Diego State College was held on May 20, 1947 at the San Diego Club. This meeting involved prominent members of the Jewish community in San Diego, such as Al Hutler of the United Jewish Fund, Abraham Nasatir, professor at San Diego State College, Morrie Douglas of the Lasker Lodge B'nai B'rith, Morrie Kraus, Rabbi Jehudah Cohen. Ed Breitbard, and others. Also in attendance were 50 Jewish students from campus. The installation ceremony for the newly formed Jewish Student Organization was held September 30, 1947.


    2008-014, 2008-026

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Organizational Records
    Hillel of San Diego State University--Archives
    Jewish college students--California--San Diego--Societies, etc
    Jews--California--San Diego--Societies, etc
    San Diego State University--Students--Societies, etc.