Found 6 collections related to Jewish refugees

Bab, Julius, 1880-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3960
.2 linear feet (1 box)
German literary critic and author who fled Nazi Germany. Bab and his wife Elisabeth resided in Roslyn Heights, N.Y. Papers, in German, consist of Bab's correspondence with Henry Meier, 1942-1955, relating to programs and affairs of the... more
Schurgast, Margarete, b. 1871
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6307
0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Margarete Schurgast was a Jewish feminist and pacifist, boardinghouse owner, and German émigré who fled Nazi rule in 1941. She was a friend and correspondent of Carrie Chapman Catt, Karin Michaëlis, and Rosika Schwimmer.
Lemkin, Raphael, 1900-1959
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1730
2 linear feet (5 boxes); 5 microfilm reels
Raphael Lemkin (1900-1959), a Polish-born lawyer who coined the term "genocide", emigrated to the U.S. in 1941 and devoted his life to the crusade for the international adoption of the U.N. Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime... more
Alfange, Dean, 1897-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 46
Dean Alfange (1897-1989) was a lawyer, politician and political advisor to U.S. presidents and New York governors. He was instrumental in the formation of the Liberal Party, active in the Greek-American communtiy, and involved in human rights... more
Hirschmann, Ira Arthur, 1901-1989
Music Division | JPB 86-10
The Ira Hischmann Papers provide information on the founding and activities of The New Friends of Music. Hirschmann's personal correspondence with famous musicians is included as well.
Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 922
98.46 linear feet (222 boxes)
The Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars was formed in New York City in 1933 by American academicians for the purpose of employing refugee German scholars in American institutions. Many of these refugee scholars were Jews... more
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