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Bernard D. Weinryb Papers

Collection ID

SCRC 430

Related Subject(s)

Collecting Area(s)

Description

Collection Summary 

Title

Bernard D. Weinryb Papers

Dates

1941-1973          

Collection ID

SCRC 430

Creator

Weinryb, Bernard D. (Bernard Dov), 1900-1982

Quantity

1.68 linear feet (4 boxes)

Repository

Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Language

Materials in English, Hebrew, and German.          

Detailed Collection Information 

Biographical Note

Bernard D. Weinryb was a historian, author, and professor at Brooklyn College, Yeshiva University, and Dropsie College. Weinryb was born in Turobin, Poland, on May 15, 1900. He immigrated to the United States in 1939. Weinryb authored articles and books on the social and economic history of Jews and was a contributor to the Encyclopaedia Judaica. Weinryb died on July 15, 1982.

Description of Collection 

The collection is primarily incoming and some outgoing correspondence related to Weinryb’s writing and teaching activities. This includes correspondence with contemporary scholars, writers, historians, and publishers, particularly as it relates to submissions to the Encyclopaedia Judaica, as well as correspondence with Dropsie College administrators, faculty, and graduate students. The collection also includes book reviews and articles written by Weinryb, Dropsie College course syllabi, faculty meeting minutes, and reports. Correspondence and other records in Hebrew and German can be found throughout the collection.

Organization and Arrangement 

The collection is arranged alphabetically by folder title.

Patron Information 

Catalog Record 

A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: https://librarysearch.temple.edu/catalog/991037336509703811

Research Access 

Collection is open for research. 

Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research. 

Publication and Copyright Information 

The Bernard D. Weinryb Papers is the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. The creator has not assigned his rights to Temple University Libraries.  Other creators’ intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to them or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.  

Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Bernard D. Weinryb Papers, SCRC 430, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Related Material

Leo L. Honor Papers, SCRC 46, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Leon J. Perelman Papers, SCRC 435, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning Records, ARC DC1-2, 5-10, University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Administrative Information 

Acquisition Information

Donated by Bernard D. Weinryb in May 1981. Collection previously administered by the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center, acquired by Temple in June 2009.

Processing Information 

Collection processed and finding aid prepared in July 1993 by Larry Carter. Collection reprocessed and finding aid revised according to contemporary archival standards in November 2019 by Jessica M. Lydon, Associate Archivist. 

          

Index Terms

The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:

Personal/Family Names: 

Weinryb, Bernard D. (Bernard Dov), 1900-1982

Corporate Names:

Dropsie College for Hebrew and Cognate Learning

Dropsie University

Yeshiva University

Subjects: 

Jewish authors

Jews -- Encyclopedias

Jews -- Education (Higher)

Jews -- Study and teaching (Higher)

Jews, Polish -- United States

Judaism -- Encyclopedias

Judaism -- Study and teaching (Higher)

Places: 

New York (N.Y.)

Philadelphia (Pa.)

Material Types: 

Administrative records

Clippings

Correspondence

Financial records

Minutes

Newsletters

Pamphlets

Photocopies

Press releases

Reports

School records

Collection Inventory

Box   Folder   Description

1          1          Biographical information and resume          1949-1972

1          2          Correspondence: A, General          1948-1954

1          3          Correspondence: Ajl, Samuel J., acting president of Dropsie College          1966-1967

1          4          Correspondence: American Academy for Jewish Research          1945-1971

1          5          Correspondence: American Association of University Professors          1960-1971

1          6          Correspondence: American Council of Learned Societies          1957-1965

1          7          Correspondence: American Historical Review          1950

1          8          Correspondence: American Jewish Historical Society          1953-1969

1          9          Correspondence: American Philosophical Society          1947-1948

1          10          Correspondence: B, General          1948-1955

1          11          Correspondence: Baron, Salo W.          1942-1960

1          12          Correspondence: The Beacon Press          1951

1          13          Correspondence: Budd Lake property          1954

1          14          Correspondence: C, General          1946-1970

1          15          Correspondence: Cahnman, Werner J.          1954-1957

1          16          Correspondence: Clarkson, Jesse D.          1948-1950

1          17          Correspondence: Commentary          1947-1962

1          18          Correspondence: Conference Board of Associated Research Councils Committee on International Exchange of Persons          1949-1963

1          19          Correspondence: Cronbach, Abraham          1948-1953

1          20          Correspondence: D, General          1947-1960

1          21          Correspondence: Dropsie College          1956-1969

1          22          Correspondence: Dropsie College          1956-1972

2          1          Correspondence: E, General          1947-1949

2          2          Correspondence: Encyclopaedia Hebraica          1946-1948

2          3          Correspondence: Encyclopaedia Judaica          1963-1971

2          4          Correspondence: Epstein, Fritz T.          1947-1951

2          5          Correspondence: Esco Foundation for Palestine          1946

2          6          Correspondence: F, General          1947-1964

2          7          Correspondence: Fine, Morris          1948-1971

2          8          Correspondence: G, General          1949-1967

2          9          Correspondence: Geneva International Congress on Enlightenment          1963

2          10          Correspondence: Goodrich, Carter          1949-1950

2          11          Correspondence: H, General          1949-1950

2          12          Correspondence: Hadassah          1947-1949

2          13          Correspondence: Hartstein, Jacob I.          1947-1951

2          14          Correspondence: Harvard University Russian Research Center          1949-1950

2          15          Correspondence: Honor, Leo L.          1950-1951

2          16          Correspondence: J, General          1941-1973

2          17          Correspondence: The Jewish Club          1949-1950

2          18          Correspondence: K, General          1946-1954

2          19          Correspondence: Katsh, Abraham I., president of Dropsie University          1967-1970

2          20          Correspondence: L, General          1947-1972

2          21          Correspondence: M, General          1947-1950

2          22          Correspondence: The Middle East Journal          1946-1951

2          23          Correspondence: N, General          1948-1972

2          24          Correspondence: Neueste Wirtschaftsgeschichte der Juden in Russland und Polen          1964-1971

2          25          Correspondence: Neuman, Abraham, Dropsie College          1948-1960

3          1          Correspondence: O, General          1951

3          2          Correspondence: P, General          1947-1970

3          3          Correspondence: Pinson, Koppel S.          1948-1951

3          4          Correspondence: Quarterly Journal of Economics          1947

3          5          Correspondence: R, General          1949-1955

3          6          Correspondence: The Reporter          1949

3          7          Correspondence: request letters          1962-1968

3          8          Correspondence: S, General          1946-1951

3          9          Correspondence: Slavic Review          1966-1967

3          10          Correspondence: Social Science Research Council          1947-1965

3          11          Correspondence: State Department          1948-1951

3          12          Correspondence: T, General          1946-1971

3          13          Correspondence: W, General          1949-1951

3          14          Correspondence: Y-Z, General          1947-1951

3          15          Correspondence: Yeshiva University          1955-1967

3          16          Dropsie College: course schedule and faculty hours          1966-1970

3          17          Dropsie College: course syllabi and reading lists          1959-1970

3          18          Dropsie College: doctoral dissertation policies, procedures, and proposals          1964-1967

3          19          Dropsie College: faculty meeting minutes          1967-1969

3          20          Dropsie College: Faculty Self-Evaluation Committee report          1964

4          1          Dropsie College: Institute for Israel and the Middle East faculty meeting minutes and correspondence          1947-1951

4          2          Dropsie College: Intergroup Research Project correspondence and reports          1957-1966

4          3          Dropsie College: internal problems          1965-1971

4          4          Dropsie College: medical insurance proposal          1958-1959

4          5          Writings: book review of The Jews: Social patterns of an American Group          1958

4          6          Writings: book review of Lublin          1951

4          7          Writings: "Jewish Emancipation Under Attack"          1942

4          8          Writings: "Jewish Immigration and Accommodation to America: Research, Facts, Problems"          1957

4          9          Writings: "Noah's Ararat Jewish State in its Historical Setting"          1958

4          10          Writings: 1956          "באמריקה היהודית בקהילה ופירוד איחוד"          

4          11          Writings: "באמדיקה היהודים של תולדותיהם בחקד בעיות"          undated