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Collection Details


Collection Name: Jewish Historical Society of Delaware Oral History Collection
Repository Name: Jewish Historical Society of Delaware. Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Description: Materials housed within the archives include photographs, documents, oral histories, audio-visual materials, private papers, newspapers, memorabilia, and artifacts that record and document the organizational, cultural, religious, educational, business and family activities of the Jewish Community in Delaware. All collections are housed in state-of-the-art climate controlled surroundings and are processed according to strict archival principles. A number of large collections documenting the lives of prominent Jewish Delawareans are features of the archives. Among them are the Harry Bluestone Collection (prominent Social Worker and Community leader); the David Geffen Collection (noted Rabbi and Historian); and the Mollye Sklut Collection (noted World War II personality). An extensive biographical collection contains information about many other Delaware Jews and Jewish Families.
Broad Subjects: Religion; Ethnic groups
ASP Subjects: Delaware; Diaries; Jews--Delaware; Jews--Social life and customs; Jews--Societies, etc.; Letters; Oral history; United States
Collection Code: OHC0004682