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Hillel Foundation records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0672

Scope and Contents

Records, mostly correspondence of Rabbi Henry A. Fischel (1948-1956), relating to the activities of the Hillel Foundation and its role in student life at the University of Alabama. The collection also contains material regarding the involvement of Alabama Jewry, particularly the Tuscaloosa Jewish community, in the intellectual, cultural, religious and social life of the University.

Dates

  • 1944-1976
  • Majority of material found within 1948 - 1956

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None

Biographical / Historical

The Hillel Foundation on the University of Alabama campus was founded in 1934 and is integrated into the University community through its programming, co-sponsored events, and the involvement of the students in other university groups. The Hillel dedicated a new facility on 9th Street not far from major campus landmarks in April 2011.

Extent

5.8 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Records, mostly correspondence of Rabbi Henry A. Fischel (1948-1956), relating to the activities of the Hillel Foundation and its role in student life at the University of Alabama.

Provenance

Loan, 1985; Addition, 1987

General

To provide faster access to our materials, this finding aid was published without formal and final review. Email us at archives@ua.edu if you find mistakes or have suggestions to make this finding aid more useful for your research.

Processed by

updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Hillel Foundation records
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
October 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500