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Julius Leibert papers, 1923-1968.
BANC MSS 2010/493 oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 2010/493 carton 1; BANC MSS 2010/493 carton 2; BANC MSS 2010/493; ...
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Title:

Julius Leibert papers, 1923-1968

Creator/Contributor:

Leibert, Julius A. (Julius Amos), 1888-1968, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Western Jewish History Center, 177.

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, 1969.021.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Abstract:

Correspondence; biographical material; photographs, including those of World War II holiday celebrations and military gatherings; speeches; articles; and sermons. Also has manuscripts of his works, "The Patriarch: The Story of Abraham"; "Holy Scandals"; and untitled writings about his years as army chaplain and his views on prison reform, interfaith relations, and the relationship of rabbis to their communities.

Date:

1923 (issued)

Subject:

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Leibert, Julius A. (Julius Amos) -- 1888-1968 -- Portraits -- Archives
United States. -- Army -- Chaplains
United States. -- Army -- Military life
California State Prison at San Quentin.
California State Prison at San Quentin.
United States. -- Army.
World War (1939-1945)
Jews, Lithuanian -- California
Judaism -- Relations
Prisons -- California
Prisons -- Sociological aspects
Rabbis -- Office
World War, 1939-1945 -- Chaplains
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Jewish
Armed Forces -- Chaplains
Armed Forces -- Military life
Chaplains
Interfaith relations
Jews, Lithuanian
Judaism
Military participation -- Jewish
Prisons
Prisons -- Sociological aspects
Rabbis -- Office
California
Chaplains, Military
Rabbis

Note:

Formerly: Western Jewish History Center Collection Number 177
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number 1969.021
COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Julius A. Leibert, BANC MSS 2010/493, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Julius Leibert was born in Lithuania in 1888, as Zalkan Lebedko, and emigrated to the U.S. as a young man. He adopted the surname of "Leibert" in honor of his new-found liberty. As a rabbi, his rabbinates included: Spokane, Wash. (1919-1923); Long Beach, Calif. (1923-1928), two different congregations in Los Angeles (1929-1934), and Santa Cruz, Calif. (1957 to approximately 1959). He also served congregations in Anchorage, Alaska; Reno, Nev.; San Luis Obispo, Calif., Eureka, Calif., and San Rafael, Calif. Leibert also served as a chaplain for the U.S. Army. After serving as a rabbi in Pensacola, Fla., he became a chaplain in California's San Quentin prison (1954-1957). Leibert also was an attorney and a member of the California bar, and wrote several books.

Type:

Correspondence.
Photographs.
Sermons.

Physical Description:

2 (2 1

Language:

English

Identifier:

2006585230
BANC MSS 2010/493 oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2010/493 carton 1
BANC MSS 2010/493 carton 2
BANC MSS 2010/493
BANC MSS 2010/493

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.