Related Collections and Selected Bibliography

Related Collections and Selected Bibliography

The resources below represent a comprehensive list of publications consulted by the HIAS Archive team at the time of the project. Many of these resources can be found in the online catalog of the American Jewish Historical Society, and may be viewed in the Lillian Goldman Reading Room.

The resources include information either created by or related to the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), and its affiliated organizations.

Related Collections

American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA. Colonel Seymour J. Pomrenze Papers undated, 1809-2008 (bulk 1979-1999); P-933.

American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA. Combined Jewish Philanthropies (Boston, Mass.) records, undated, 1865-1989 (bulk 1942-1979); I-220.

American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA. Fort Ontario Emergency Refugee Shelter collection, 1944-1947, 1960, 1975; P-317.

American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA. Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (Boston) papers, 1870-1977 (bulk 1938-1954); I-96.

American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA. Howard Lenhoff (1929-2011) Papers, 1947-2007 (bulk 1974-2006); P-902.

American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA. National Refugee Service records, undated, 1935-1947, 1953; I-92.

American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA. Papers of Abraham Alpert (1873-1939), undated, 1900-1947 (bulk 1916-1939); P-544.

American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA. Papers of Cecilia Razovsky (1886-1968), undated, 1913-1971; P-290.

American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA. Records of the United Service for New Americans, undated, 1946-1954; I-93.

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York, NY. HIAS and HICEM Main Office, New York ca. 1900-1970; RG-245.4.

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York, NY. Ilya Dijour ca. 1910-1964; RG-589.

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York, NY. Philip Sandler 1950s-1960s; RG-420.

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York, NY. Records of the National Refugee Service, 1938-1946; RG-248.

Selected Bibliography

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Abella, Irving M., and Troper, Harold Martin. None Is Too Many: Canada and the Jews of Europe, 1933-1948. Toronto, Canada: Lester & Orpen Dennys, 1982.
Center Holdings: AJHS Collection
Call Number: F1035.J5 A23 1982

Baumel-Schwartz, and Tydor, Judith. Unfulfilled Promise: Rescue and Resettlement of Jewish Refugee Children in the United States, 1934-1945. Juneau, Alaska: Denali Press, 1990.
Center Holdings: AJHS and YIVO Collections
Call Numbers: HV640.5.J4 B35 and 000084323

Breitman, Richard. FDR and the Jews. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2013.
Center Holdings: AJHS Collection
Call Number: E807 .B745 2013

Buwalda, Piet. They Did Not Dwell Alone: Jewish Emigration from the Soviet Union, 1967-1990. Washington, DC: Baltimore: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997.
Center Holdings: YIVO Collection
Call Number: 000126262

Diner, Hasia R. A Time for Gathering: The Second Migration,1820-1880. Jewish People in America v. 2. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.
Center Holdings: AJHS, ASF, and YIVO Collections
Call Number: E184.J5 D493 1992 (for both AJHS and ASF), 000085024

Dwork, Deborah, and Pelt, R. J. Van. Flight from the Reich: Refugee Jews, 1933-1946. 1st ed. New York London: W.W. Norton, 2009.
Center Holdings: LBI Collection
Call Number: st 4588

Faber, Eli. A Time for Planting: The First Migration, 1654-1820. Jewish People in America v. 1. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.
Center Holdings: AJHS, YIVO, and ASF Collections
Call Numbers: E184.J5 F3 1992, E184.J5 F32 1992, and 000085024

Feingold, Henry L. A Time for Searching: Entering the Mainstream, 1920-1945. Jewish People in America v. 4. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.
Center Holdings: YIVO Collection
Call Number: 000085024

Feingold, Henry L. The Politics of Rescue: The Roosevelt Administration and the Holocaust, 1938-1945. New York: Holocaust Library.
Center Holdings: AJHS, YIVO, and LBI Collections
Call Number: D810.J4 F38a, D810.J4 F38, and D 810 J4 F42

Kage, Joseph. With Faith and Thanksgiving: The Story of Two Hundred Years of Jewish Immigration and Immigrant Aid Effort in Canada, 1760-1960. Montreal: Eagle Pub., 1962.
Center Holdings: AJHS and YIVO Collections
Call Number: F1035.J5 K3 and 000065512

Loescher, Gil, and Scanlan, John A. Calculated Kindness: Refugees and America's Half-open Door, 1945 to the Present. New York: London: Free Press; Collier Macmillan, 1986.
Center Holdings: AJHS Collection
Call Number: JV6601.R4 L63

Orleck, Annelise. The Soviet Jewish Americans. Hanover, NH : Brandeis University Press

published by University Press of New England, 2001.
Center Holdings: AJHS Collection
Call Number: E184.J5 O683 2001

Pinkus, Benjamin. The Soviet Government and the Jews 1948-1967: A Documented Study. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Center Holdings: YIVO Collection
Call Number: 000088564

Ro’i, Yaacov. The Jewish Movement in the Soviet Union. Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson Center Press; Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.
Center Holdings: YIVO Collection
Call Number: 000132954

Sanders, Ronald. Shores of Refuge: A Hundred Years of Jewish Emigration. New York: Schocken Books, 1988.
Center Holdings: LBI, and ASF Collections
Call Number: st 5916, DS125 .S284 1988, and 000080986

Shapiro, Edward S. A Time for Healing: American Jewry since World War II. Jewish People in America v. 5. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.
Center Holdings: ASF and YIVO Collections
Call Number: E184.J5 S435 1992, 000085024

Sorin, Gerald. A Time for Building : The Third Migration, 1880-1920. Jewish People in America v. 3. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1992.
Center Holdings: ASF and YIVO Collections
Call Number: E184.J5 S664 1992, 000085024

Szulc, Tad, and Mazal Holocaust Collection. The Secret Alliance: The Extraordinary Story of the Rescue of the Jews since World War II. 1st ed. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1991.
Center Holdings: ASF and YIVO Collections
Call Number: HV640.5.J4 S98 1991, 000084011

White, Lyman Cromwell. 300,000 New Americans: The Epic of a Modern Immigrant-aid Service. 1st ed. New York: Harper, 1957.
Center Holdings: AJHS, LBI, and YIVO Collections
Call Number: JV6895.J5 U55 (for both AJHS and LBI), 000050936

Wischnitzer, Mark. Visas to Freedom; the History of HIAS. Cleveland: World Pub., 1956.
Center Holdings: LBI and YIVO Collections
Call Number: HV 3191 H5 W5 and 000048573

Wyman, David S. Paper Walls: America and the Refugees Crisis, 1938-1941. Rev. ed. New York: Pantheon Books, 1985.
Center Holdings: ASF and YIVO Collections
Call Number: JV6455 .W95, 000069022

Wyman, David S. The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust, 1941-1945. 1st Pbk. ed. New York: Pantheon Books, 1984.
Center Holdings: LBI Collection
Call Number: st 5107