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05. Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica

 Classification
Identifier: 05
With holdings of over 100,000 volumes, the Isser and Rae Price Library of Judaica at the University of Florida, is considered the foremost Jewish studies research collection in the southeastern United States. In terms of many of its scarce late 19th to early 20th century imprints, it ranks among the top 20 academic libraries in the world. Furthermore, many thousands of its titles in Hebrew and Yiddish are held by less than 10 libraries in the United States. Below is a listing of the archival holdings of the Price Library.

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred M. Silberfeld Genealogical Research Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0369
Abstract

This collection contains research papers, personal correspondence, and literary works of Alfred M. Silberfeld and his relatives. The collection includes copies of personal documents and photographs of Silberfeld's extended family and ancestors, collected and arranged as part of Silberfeld's genealogical research.

Dates: 1900-2015

Allen Kalishman Dachau Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0442
Abstract

This collection includes slides, photographs, and a written description of Kalishman’s experiences during his one year of military service spent in Austria and Germany from 1955 to 1956 and impressions of the Dachau concentration camp site.

Dates: circa 1955, 2015, undated

Amy Schlagel Federman and Joseph Federman Collection on Tourism in Israel

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0420
Abstract

The collection includes various materials that relate to tourism in Israel in general and specifically pertain to the Federman family's travels in Israel in the 1970s and another visit to Israel in 2012.

Dates: 1951-2012; Majority of material found within 1974-1978

Bergen-Belsen Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS Group 137
Abstract

Photographs taken following the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany during World War II.

Dates: 1945

Bessie L. Cantrell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0430
Abstract

Collection of letters Bessie Cantrell had received from Israeli Prime Ministers Golda Meir and Menachem Begin and Minister of Defence Moshe Dayan.

Dates: 1971 - 1987

B.L. Pemstein Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms 200
Abstract

Correspondence of B.L. "Bunny" Pemstein, a young Jewish Navy recruit stationed at Key West during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1944

Blanche Frank Ittleson and Henry Ittleson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0439
Abstract

The items in the collection relate to the Ittlesons’ private and social life, philanthropy, and Blanche Frank Ittleson’s work in the field of social welfare, child mental health protection, and more. Several photographs of their houses in Palm Beach and the many receipts and notes from their travels abroad illustrate the high standard of the lives they lived.

Dates: 1894 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1921 - 1943

Bruce and Stacey Goldring Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0382
Abstract

This collection reflects Jewish life in Jacksonville during the twentieth century. Included in the collection are postcards, newsletters, photographs, flyers, and vinyl disks highlighting institutions and individuals who contributed to the lives of the Jewish residents of Jacksonville.

Dates: 1923-2014; Majority of material found in 1970s-1990s

Collection on Jewish Organizations in Cuba

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0558
Abstract This collection sheds light on various aspects of Jewish communal life in Cuba from the 1920s until the 1960s. The documents in the collection were created by different Jewish organizations in Havana. The majority of these letters, written agreements, registry entries, affidavits issued to immigrants to both Cuba and the US, and tickets to different events are in Yiddish, also signaling that they are related to the lives of the last large wave of Jewish immigrants to Cuba, mostly from...
Dates: 1925 - 1967

David Crown Holocaust Print Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0334
Abstract

Artist David Crown worked across various media and was the Founder and Director of the International Mezzotint Society. This collection consists of a series of Crown's prints, titled In My Lifetime, which depicts various themes and scenes of the Holocaust. Additional prints, sketches, original etched copper printing plates, and documents are also included.

Dates: 1985-2013, undated