Guide to the Hillel of San Diego Scrapbooks

Finding Aid Authors: Bonnie Harris.
© Copyright 2008 Special Collections & University Archives. All rights reserved.
2008-05-23
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-6791

Guide to the Hillel of San Diego Scrapbooks 1947/1976

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Hillel of San Diego Scrapbooks
Dates: 1947-1976
Identification: MS-0400
Creator: Hillel of San Diego
Physical Description: 4.00 linear ft
Language of Materials: English Hebrew
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-6791
Note:
Other Information:
Since 2007, the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego has transferred numerous collections to Special Collections and University Archives.  Click the link below to view other materials from the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego.
Additional information may be found at http://scua2.sdsu.edu/archon/index.php?p=core/search&q=%22jewish+historical+society+of+san+diego%22&content=1

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.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Corporate Name:

San Diego State University -- Students -- Societies, etc.

Genre/Form of Material:

Organizational Records

Topical Term:

Hillel of San Diego State University -- Archives
Jewish college students -- California -- San Diego -- Societies, etc
Jews -- California -- San Diego -- Societies, etc
Scrapbooks -- Specimens

Administrative Information

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 and Information Access May 22, 2008.

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.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

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

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.

Detailed List of Contents

Box 1

Scrapbook 1947-1950

Box 1

Scrapbook 1954-1962

Box 2, Folder 1

Scents of Judaism

Box 2

Scrapbook 1962-1963

Box 2

Scrapbook 1976