Hillel of San Diego Scrapbooks MS-0400

Bonnie Harris
Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA 92182-8050

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.

box 1, item 1

Scrapbook Item 1 1947-1950

box 1, item 2

Scrapbook Item 2 1954-1962

box 2, folder 1

Scents of Judaism Folder 1

box 2, item 1

Scrapbook Item 1 1962-1963

box 2, item 2

Scrapbook Item 2 1976