Hillel Foundation Records
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.
- 1944 - 1976
- Majority of material found within 1948 - 1956
- Fischel, Henry A. (Henry Albert) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.
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.
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Language of Materials
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.
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Updated by Martha Bace, 2013
- Guide to Hillel Foundation Records
- October 2013
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