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Guide to Rabbi Arthur Schneier Papers TAM.694

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 23, 2019
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Record updated by Rachel Searcy to reflect April 2017 accretion  , September 2017

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Creator - dnr: Schneier, Arthur, Rabbi
Title: Rabbi Arthur Schneier Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1960-2012
Abstract: Rabbi Arthur Schneier lived under Nazi occupation in Budapest until age 17 and immigrated to the United States in 1947. In 1955, Schneier received his rabbinical ordination from Yeshiva University. He has served as the Senior Rabbi of New York City's Park East Synagogue. Schneier has been an active member and leader of prominent international religious and political relations' councils. This collection consists of materials created and collected by Rabbi Arthur Schneier in the course of his personal and professional life as a rabbi and activist concerned with international religious freedom and human rights efforts. Materials include correspondence, photographs, memoranda, subject files on various countries, and other materials concerning his involvement with the Foreign Service Institute and his international trips, with particular emphasis on China and the Soviet Union. The collection also includes materials documenting his participating in the Appeal of Conscience Foundation and their annual awards dinner.
Quantity: 106.75 Linear Feet in 82 record cartons, 9 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box, 4 oversize flat boxes, and 1 small flat box
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: TAM.694