AuthorSilver, Abba Hillel, 1893-1963.
TitleAbba Hillel Silver papers, 1909-1989, (bulk 1914-1963) [microform].
Description5892 folders.
Restrict. AccessOriginal papers closed. Microfilm use required.
Summary NoteConsists of personal and professional correspondence, sermons, writings, speaking engagements files, scrapbooks and miscellaneous personal material. The bulk of the material is in the correspondence series and includes minutes, publications, reports, financial statements and confidential notes relating to Rabbi Silver's participation in numerous local and national organizations, especially Zionist groups. Important material relating to the American Zionist Emergency Council, the Zionist Organization of America, the Jewish Agency for Palestine, the United Jewish Appeal, United Palestine Appeal and the American Zionist Policy Committee is found in the collection. Also included is significant material relating to Cleveland Jewish organizations and other civic groups, such as The Temple (Temple-Tifereth Israel), Cleveland Bureau of Jewish Education, the Jewish Community Council, the Jewish Welfare Federation of Cleveland, and the Cleveland Zionist Society. In addition, the collection contains an extensive file of Silver's speeches, sermons, books, articles and other writings on Zionism, Judaism and other topics, and assorted material relating to Silver's personal life.
Reproduct. NoteMicrofilm. Cleveland, Ohio: Western Reserve Historical Society, 1994. 236 reels: positive and negative; 35mm.
Historical NoteRabbi at The Temple, Cleveland, O. and prominent leader of the Zionist movement for a Jewish homeland.
Language NotePrimarily in English, with some material in Hebrew.
Cum. Index NoteFinding aids: Guide accompanies the microfilm.
SubjectsAmerican Zionist Council.
American Zionist Emergency Council.
American Zionist Policy Committee.
Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry on Jewish Problems in Palestine and Europe.
Anti-Nazi movements -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
Cleveland Bureau of Jewish Education (Cleveland, Ohio).
Cleveland Zionist Society (Cleveland, Ohio).
Insurance, Unemployment -- Ohio.
Israel -- Politics and government.
Jewish Agency for Palestine.
Jewish Agency for Palestine. American Section.
Jewish Community Council (Cleveland, Ohio)
Jewish Community Federation (Cleveland, Ohio)
Jewish National Fund.
Jewish Welfare Federation (Cleveland, Ohio)
Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
Jews -- Palestine.
Jews -- United States.
Joint Distribution Committee of the American Funds for Jewish War Sufferers.
Keren Hayesod.
Labor movement -- United States.
League for Human Rights (Cleveland, Ohio)
Ohio Commission on Unemployment Insurance.
Open and closed shop -- Ohio -- Cleveland.
Palestine -- Emigration and immigration.
Palestine -- Politics and government.
Rabbis -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Archives.
Reform Judaism.
Refugees, Jewish.
Temple (Cleveland, Ohio)
United Jewish Appeal.
United Palestine Appeal (U.S.)
Zionism -- United States.
Zionist Organization of America.
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: Microfilm Collection Cabinet 34
MQ15085: Positive microfilm, 3rd floor [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 6810]