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Jews -- New York (State) -- Buffalo Region -- Archives

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Morris Mesch Papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series I; Series II
Identifier: MS-0200-0013
Abstract

Personal papers documenting aspects of local communal leader Morris Mesch. Materials include photographs, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera related to the community Holocaust Memorial Sculpture and volunteer activities and efforts.

Dates: 1920-1990; Majority of material found within 1977-1987

Mordecai Noah Historical Marker collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0200-0027
Abstract

Ecumenical materials documenting aspects of the efforts to place a historic marker to recall the events of 1825 when Mordecai Noah, American Jewish diplomat, politician and newspaperman made an attempt to found a refuge for persecuted European Jews on Grand Island, New York.

Dates: 1960-2013; Majority of material found within 2010-2013

Ohr Temimim and Jewish Heritage Day School papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-0200-0015
Abstract

Student produced materials documenting aspects of the educational life of Ohr Temimim and its predecessor institution, the Jewish Heritage Day School, in Amherst, New York.

Dates: 1998-2009

Harold and Sylvia Polakov Collection

 Collection — Box 1: Series I; Series II
Identifier: MS-0200-0014
Abstract

Personal photographs and clothing documenting Jewish youth groups (Omega Kappa Zeta and B'nai B'rith Youth Organization) in Buffalo, NY.

Dates: 1940s-1980s

Rabbi Samuel Porrath Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0208
Abstract

The papers of Rabbi Samuel Porrath (1908-1989) document his personal and professional activities in Buffalo and Niagara Falls, New York.

Dates: 1863-1992; Majority of material found within 1920-1989

Rabbi Shay Mintz Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0018
Abstract

Personal papers documenting aspects of local community leader Rabbi Shay Mintz's work in the Jewish community. Materials include photographs, newspaper clippings, and other material relating to his professional career in several institutions including Shaarey Zedek, Hillel, and the Jewish Book Fair.

Dates: 1980-2004; Majority of material found within 1989-1999

Kenneth Rogers Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0030
Abstract

Personal papers documenting demographical aspects of the broader Jewish community in Buffalo, as well as future planning for specific Jewish organizations as created by Kenneth Rogers.

Dates: 1980-2013; Majority of material found within 1984-2007

Dr. Hubert J. Rubenstein Personal Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0096
Abstract

The papers of Dr. Hubert J. Rubenstein documents his immediate and extended family's artistic activities and his own genealogy project that he undertook to document the extended Rubenstein-Maisel-Adler as well as other connected families.

Dates: 1853-2006; Majority of material found within 1983-1991

Muriel Selling Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0006
Abstract

Personal papers documenting aspects of Jewish community in Buffalo collected and created by Muriel Selling. Material includes programs, photographs and newspaper clippings relating to Temple Beth David-Ner Israel, Temple Emanu-el, and other institutions and independent groups.

Dates: 1898-1964; Majority of material found within 1931-1935

Elliot Shapiro Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0200-0029
Abstract

Personal papers documenting member and leadership experience of Elliot Shapiro at Temple Sinai in Amherst, NY. Material includes minutes, newsletters, programs, photographs and newspaper clippings relating to the cultural and religious life of this Reconstructionist synagogue.

Dates: 1962-2007; 1973-1989