Guide to the Papers of Joseph Shubow
(1899-1969) early 1900-1979 bulk (1934-1969)

P-881

Processed by Yakov Illich Sklar

American Jewish Historical Society

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Electronic finding aid was encoded in EAD 2002 by Yakov Illich Sklar in June 2010. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Shubow, Joseph Shalom
Title: Joseph Shubow Collection
Dates:early 1900-1979
Dates:bulk 1934-1969
Abstract: The Joseph Shubow Collection documents the life and professional activities of Joseph Shubow, military Chaplain, leader of the Congregation B’nai Moshe, Boston, MA and a prominent American Zionist leader. The collection includes correspondence, documents, lists, writings, speeches and sermons notes, photographs, and printed materials. Materials constituting the collection reflect various aspects of Joseph Shubow’s personal and professional life, religious leadership and writings in the fields of Judaism and Jewish history.
Languages: The collection is in English with some German, Yiddish, and Hebrew.
Quantity: 60.5 linear feet plus 3 OS boxes.
Identification: P-881
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
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Biographical Note

Joseph Shalom Shubow, Chaplain, leader of the Boston Congregation B’nai Moshe, prominent community and American Zionist leader, was born on September 26, 1899 in Olita, Lithuania.

He started his education at the Boston Latin School where his scholarly talents were discovered at the very early age. He received his B.A. and M.A. from Harvard University in 1920 and 1921. While at Harvard, Joseph Shubow became interested in the Zionist movement and co-founded AVUKAH, a Zionist Student Organization.

After graduating from Harvard, Joseph Shubow served as a literary editor for the Jewish Advocate. At the same time he became involved in Jewish communal work in the New England region. Between 1924 and 1930 Joseph Shubow served as correspondent and feature writer for the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

In 1930, Joseph Shubow followed in the foot steps of his brother, Leo, and enrolled in the Jewish Institute of Religion in New York. At the same time he developed a strong relation with Rabbi Stephen S. Wise, a prominent leader of the American Zionist Movement. After his graduation, he became the Executive Director of the American Jewish Congress of New England.

In 1934, Joseph Shubow began his life-long affiliation with the Temple B’nai Moshe, a small Jewish congregation, which over the years grew into the one of the largest and influential congregations in the New England region. Rabbi Shubow was an eloquent speaker and his speeches and sermons at the Temple B’nai Moshe and throughout the region would gather many listeners. He was one of the first to see the dangers of the rising National Socialism in Germany not only regarding the Jewish people but for humanity as a whole. He spoke against the German regime across the country and even openly confronted a Nazi diplomat at a Testimonial Dinner at Harvard in 1934.

In 1943 Joseph Shubow enlisted in the Chaplains Corps and attended the Harvard Chaplains School. He requested to be sent oversees and joined the 9th Army in 1944. He served under General Lucius Clay and was awarded a Bronze Medal for his service. In April 1944 he conducted a Passover Seder for the G.I.’s at Goebbels castle. After the War ended in May 1945, Joseph Shubow was sent to Berlin to work with the Jewish survivors. He returned to the United States in 1946 with the very first boat of Jewish refugees. For many years after his return Rabbi Shubow continued to assist Jewish survivors in their rehabilitation, continued education, reunion of their families, and other matters.

Upon his return, Joseph Shubow continued his work at the Temple B’nai Moshe. He also continued his communal work, with hospital and veteran visits demanding more and more of his time.

He remained very active with the American Zionist movement and in 1956 became a President of the Zionist Organization of America’s New England Region. During that period Joseph Shubow attended numerous Zionist meetings in the United States and abroad. From 1961 until his death in 1969 he served as a vice-president of the Zionist Organization of America.

In 1959, the Temple celebrated Rabbi Shubow’s 25th Anniversary as its Rabbi. To mark this occasion, Joseph Shubow’s friend, Cardinal Cushing delivered an address praising Rabbi Shubow’s communal work. It was the very first time when a Catholic priest publically praised a Jewish Rabbi.

Later that year Joseph Shubow was awarded a Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University after successfully defending his theses The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalism.

Joseph Shubow continued to be active within the Zionist movement, his community work, and the Temple B’nai Moshe until his premature death in 1969.

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Scope and Content Note

The Joseph Shubow Collection documents the life and professional activities of Joseph Shubow, military Chaplain, leader of the Boston Congregation B’nai Moshe, and a prominent American Zionist leader. The collection includes correspondence, documents, lists, writings, speeches, sermons and notes, photographs, and printed materials.

Materials constituting the collection reflect various aspects of Joseph Shubow’s personal and professional life, religious leadership and writings in the fields of Judaism and Jewish history.

The collection includes both personal and professional materials related to Joseph Shubow and some members of Shubow’s family. Personal materials constitute the smallest part and materials include extensive correspondence with friends and relatives, daybooks, diplomas, personal documents, and photographs.

Of special interest is Joseph Shubow’s correspondence with his wife, Beatrice Shubow, generated during World War II. During the war Joseph Shubow served in the United States Army as Chaplain and was stationed with combat troops in Europe. The abovementioned correspondence sheds light on Shubow’s work as chaplain and his personal experience in Europe.

Other Holocaust-related materials include correspondence with military authorities and humanitarian organizations, correspondence with survivors, photographs, printed materials, and military reports and other documents.

In addition to containing documents related to Joseph Shubow’s activities as a military chaplain, the collection covers other aspects of Joseph Shubow’s professional life, such as being a prominent leader in the American Zionist movement as well as being a leader of the Congregation B’nai Moshe in Boston.

There are also materials documenting Joseph Shubow’s involvement with a number of professional organizations and educational institutions, most notably The Zionist Organization of America, and Harvard University.

The bulk of the materials pertaining to his professional activities consists of correspondence with individuals, organizations, and governmental institutions, both American and foreign.

There is also correspondence documenting Joseph Shubow’s involvement with Boston Congregation B’nai Moshe and Zionist Organization of America that consists of correspondence with individuals, including donors, correspondence pertaining to various administrative and financial matters, correspondence regarding Congresses and other meetings, correspondence with other religious, secular, Zionist, and governmental organizations and institutions in the United States and Israel, correspondence with community organizations and Boston city officials, charitable organization and civil liberties and labor movement organizations.

Additionally, there is a small amount of correspondence with scholars, scholarly and other publications; correspondence regarding Joseph Shubow’s speaking arrangements, inter-faith relations, and conferences.

Joseph Shubow’s legacy as an orator is well-documented by the abundance of his sermons, speeches, notes and other writings.

There are also other writings by Joseph Shubow, such as articles, reviews, and numerous drafts of his monumental work, The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalism.

Joseph Shubow wrote on a wide range of topics but most of them relate to Judaism or some other aspect of Jewish life. Works collected here cover topics such as Zionism, Judaism, historical writings, apocryphal writings, history of American Jews, community relations, and various historical and political personalities.

Other materials in the collection include printed materials, minutes, lists, memos, materials pertaining to the conferences and meeting attended by Joseph Shubow, organizations that Shubow worked with, as well as anniversaries and other celebratory events that he attended.

There in a wealth of materials dealing with Joseph Shubow’s life-long involvement with the American Zionist movement. These materials deal with regional Zionist organizations, Israel, and Joseph Shubow’s run for the Presidency of the Zionist Organization of America.

During the McCarthy era Joseph Shubow was investigated by the FBI and Military authorities. He was accused of being disloyal to the United States and to have pro-Soviet sentiments based on the anonymous letters and the fact that he praised the Soviet Army for defeating the Nazis.

Materials dealing with the McCarthy era include correspondence with organizations and individuals (including letters of support as well as many letters full of dismay and hatred, crank mail and anti-Semitic letters), official documents, printed materials, and Joseph Shubow's writings.

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Arrangement

The collectionis devided into five series:

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact: American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, N.Y., 10011
email: reference@ajhs.org

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Related Material

AJHS Boston, MA

Leo Shubow Papers

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Separated Material

Memorial plaque has been removed to the AJHS Art Collection.

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Joseph Shubow Collection; P-881; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA.

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Acquisition Information

Materials were donated by Mrs Joseph Shubow in 1970 and 1971 and Joseph Shubow's daughter, Judith Shubow Stier in 1993 and 1994.

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Access Points

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Container List

 

Series I: Personal, 1920-1978

This series is in English with some Yiddish.
3.75 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical:

Scope and Content:

Series I: Personal consists of material pertaining to Joseph Shubow as well as some materials dealing with other members of the Shubow family and includes correspondence, notes, appointment books, photographs, and printed materials.

Larger segment of the series consists of Joseph Shubow’s correspondence, correspondence of other members of the family, and condolence letters sent to the Shubow’s family in the wake of Joseph Shubow’s death.

There is very extensive correspondence between Joseph Shubow and his wife, Beatrice, generated during World War II. During the war Joseph Shubow served in the United States Army as Chaplain and was stationed with combat troops in Europe. This correspondence sheds light on Shubow’s work as Chaplain and his personal experience in Europe.

More materials pertaining to Joseph Shubow's work as Chaplain in the US Army and his subsequent work with Holocaust survivors in Germany after the war are found in Series II: Professional Subseries 1: Chaplaincy and Relief Work in Germany

A very large number of the condolence letters sent to the Shubow’s family after his death serves as a living proof of people’s appreciation and warmth towards Joseph Shubow.

Other materials commemorating Joseph Shubow’s legacy include obituaries and printed materials.

Another large portion of the series consists of Joseph Shubow’s appointment books spanning over the course of fifty years.

Also included in the series are personal and professional documents, awards, printed materials, interviews with Joseph Shubow, biographical materials, and a limited amount of materials dealing with other members of the Shubow’s family.

During the McCarthy era Joseph Shubow was investigated by the FBI and Military authorities. He was accused of being disloyal to the United States and to have pro-Soviet sentiments based on the anonymous letters and fact that he praised the Soviet Army for defeating the Nazis.

Materials dealing with the McCarthy era include correspondence with organizations and individuals (including letters of support as well as many letters full of dismay and hatred, crank mail and anti-Semitic letters), official documents, printed materials, and Joseph Shubow's writings.

Some of the personal correspondence is also found in Series II: Professional, Subsseries 5: Correspondence.

Subseries 1: Correspondence, 1936-1978

This series is in English with some Yiddish.
1 linear foot.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subseries 1: Correspondence includes Joseph Shubow’s personal correspondence as well as a small amount of correspondence by other members of the Shubow family.

However, the bulk of the subseries consist of the correspondence between Joseph Shubow and his wife, Beatrice generated during Shubow’s military service as a Chaplain during World War II.

BoxFolderTitleDate
11Book-of-the-Month, Club, Inc.1955
BoxFolderTitleDate
979Friends1943-1944
BoxFolderTitleDate
12Shubow family1930-1963
13Shubow family1930-1968
14Shubow family1942-1960
15Shubow family1945-1970
16 AShubow family, childrenundated, 1959-1962
16 BShubow, Abraham1946-1958
  some materials are in Yiddish   
17Shubow, Beatriceundated, 1940s
19Shubow, Beatriceundated, 1940s
18Shubow, Beatriceundated, 1940s-1960s
BoxFolderTitleDate
977Shubow, Beatriceundated, 1944-1945s
BoxFolderTitleDate
19Shubow, Beatriceundated, 1945
110 AShubow, Beatrice1928-1976
  

includes printed materials

 
110 BShubow, Beatrice1936-1964
111Shubow, Beatrice1944-1946
BoxFolderTitleDate
21Shubow, Beatrice1944-1946, 1963
22 AShubow, Beatrice1970-1978
22 BShubow, Leo1948-1961
23Variousundated, 1930s
  some materials are in Yiddish   

Subseries 2: General, 1920-1972

This series is in English with some Yiddish.
1.5 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subseries 2: General is the most diverse portion of Series I: Personal.

The bulk of the section consists of appointment books spanning the course of fifty years, biographical materials on Joseph Shubow and some other members of the Shubow family, a wide range of personal and official documents, awards, and an interview with Joseph Shubow.

Also included here are materials dealing with the McCarthy era that consists of correspondence with organizations and individuals (including letters of support as well as many letters full of dismay and hatred, crank mail and anti-Semitic slurs), official documents, printed materials, and Joseph Shubow's writings.

BoxFolderTitleDate
31Appointment books1934-1946
32Appointment books1939-1961
33Appointment books1942-1964
34Appointment books1954-1955
BoxFolderTitleDate
41Appointment books1956-1961
42Appointment books1962-1966
43Appointment books1968-1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
51Army documents1945-1954
52Biographical materials and documents1920-1963
BoxFolderTitleDate
OS1F4Diplomas1933
BoxFolderTitleDate
53Interview1954
54Invitationsundated, 1954-1955
55Invoices and receipts1950s-1960s
BoxFolderTitleDate
1001McCartyism1949-1953
  

Army reinstatment

 
1002McCarthyism1954
  

correspondence

 
1003McCarthyism1952-1954
  

printed materials

 
1004McCarthyism1953-1954
  

public reaction to Joseph Shubow's opinion, crank letters

 
1005McCarthyism1949-1953
  

public reaction to Joseph Shubow's opinion, crank letters

 
1006McCarthyism1948-1956
  

reports

 
1007McCarthyismundated, 1954
  

writings

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
56National Cyclopedia of American Biography1956-1972
  

includes photographs

 
57Personal documentsundated, 1936-1956
58Shubow, Rachel1934-1941
BoxFolderTitleDate
61Various1950-1970

Subseries 3: In Memoriam, 1969-1974

This series is in English.
1.25 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subseries 3: In Memoriam includes materials that serve as a testimony to Joseph Shubow as a Zionist leader, active member of the Jewish community and a man who dedicated his life to the good of all.

Included here are numerous letters of condolence, obituaries, and other printed materials dedicated to the memory and legacy of Joseph Shubow.

BoxFolderTitleDate
62Boston University Library1970-1972
63Clippings1969
64Condolence letters1969
65Condolence letters1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
71Condolence letters1969
72Condolence letters1969
73Condolence letters1969-1970
74Harvard Library1970-1972
BoxFolderTitleDate
81In Memoriam1969-1972
82In Memoriam1969-1974
83Joseph Shubow Harvard Memorial Fund1970
84Obituaries1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
OS1F3Resolutions on the death of Joseph Shubow1969
  

Massachusetts Senate

 
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Series II: Professional, 1918-1979

This series is in English with German, Yiddish, and Hebrew.
45 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Series II: Professional includes materials pertaining to Joseph Shubow’s professional activities as a United States Army Chaplain, leader of the Boston Congregation B’nai Moshe, and a prominent American Zionist leader.

Series II: Professional consists of correspondence, writings, printed materials, documents, minutes, by-laws, photographs, and reports.

These materials document Joseph Shubow’s work with soldiers and Holocaust survivors during and after World War II, his communal work and work at the religious front, as well as his involvement with interfaith relations.

Materials collected in this series also document Joseph Shubow’s involvement with a number of professional organizations and educational institutions, most notably Zionist Organization of America, Boston's Congregation B’nai Moshe, and Harvard University.

The bulk of the series consists of correspondence with individuals, organizations, and governmental institutions, both American and foreign.

Correspondence with individuals consists of correspondence with members of the Congegation B'nai Moshe, individuals active in the American Zionist movement, scholars, and Holocaust survivors Joseph Shubow met in Germany at the end of the war.

Additional correspondence related to Joseph Shubow's experience during his military service is found in Series I: Personal, Subseries 1: Correspondence which includes extensive correspondence between Joseph Shubow and his wife, Beatrice Shubow during Joseph Shubow’s military service in the United States Army.

Correspondence between Holocaust survivors and Joseph Shubow provides vivid and horrifying insight into the world of suffering, misery, and hope that surviving European Jews experienced at the end of the war.

Other materials pertaining to Shubow's work as a military Chaplain includes correspondence with military authorities, American-Jewish humanitarian organizations, veteran’s organizations and hospitals, reports, military documents, and lists.

There is also a wealth of correspondence documenting Joseph Shubow’s involvement with Congregation B’nai Moshe and the Zionist Organization of America that consists of correspondence with individuals, including donors, correspondence pertaining to various administrative and fiscal matters; correspondence regarding Congresses and other meetings; correspondence with other religious, secular, Zionist, and governmental organizations and institutions, in the United States and Israel; and correspondence with community organizations and Boston city officials, charitable organizations and civil liberties and labor movement organizations.

Additionally, there is a small amount of correspondence with scholars, scholarly and other publications, correspondence regarding Joseph Shubow’s speaking arrangements, inter-faith relations, and conferences.

Joseph Shubow’s legacy as an orator is well documented by a large number of of his sermons, speeches, notes and other writings.

Additionally, there are other writings by Joseph Shubow, such as articles, reviews, and numerous drafts of his monumental work, The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalism.

Joseph Shubow wrote on a variety of topics but most of his works relate to Judaism or some other aspect of Jewish life. Works collected here cover topics such as Zionism, Judaism, historical writings, apocryphal writings, history of American Jews, community relations, and various historical and political personalities.

With the exception of speeches and sermons, most of the works collected here are published works.

By and large, notes collected here consists of Joseph Shubow’s notes for his speeches and sermons, with the notes for his larger scale works constituting just a fraction of the overall quantity of notes.

Other materials include printed materials, minutes, lists, memos, materials pertaining to various conferences and meetings attended by Joseph Shubow, organizations that Shubow worked with, as well as anniversaries and other celebratory events that he attended.

There is an abundance of materials dealing with Joseph Shubow’s life-long involvement with the American Zionist movement. These materials pertain to regional Zionist organizations, Israel, and Joseph Shubow’s run for the Presidency of the Zionist Organization of America.

Subseries 1: Chaplanicy and Relief Work in Germany, 1939-1971

This series is in German and English with some Yiddish.
3 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subseries 1: Chaplaincy and Relief Work in Germany documents Joseph Shubow’s activities as a US Army Chaplain during World War II, his work at various veteran hospitals after the War, his involvement with a number of veteran organizations after the War and his relief work with the Jewish Holocaust Survivors in Germany between 1945 and 1947.

Joseph Shubow joined the United States Military as a Chaplain in 1943 and was stationed with combat forces in the Western combat theater until 1945. Between 1945 and 1947 he was worked with American-Jewu=ish humanitarian organizations providing relief to the Holocaust survivors in Germany.

The bulk of the subseries consists of correspondence with military authorities, American-Jewish humanitarian organization such as the National Jewish Welfare Board, and a number of veteran’s organizations and hospitals.

Correspondence with individuals consists of correspondence with survivors and their relatives and friends overseas. Some of the correspondence with survivors is translated into English.

Other materials include eyewitness accounts, reports on the current situation of survivors, the situation in Germany after the Liberation, official military reports, military documents, photographs, printed materials, lists, personal materials such as diaries and personal religious books, and awards and citations.

Subsubseries A: Chaplaincy, 1942-1971

This series is in English with some Yiddish and German.
1.75 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subsubseries A: Chaplaincy documents Joseph Shubow’s activities as a US Army Chaplain during World War II and as a Chaplain at various veteran hospitals after the War as well as his involvement with a number of veteran organizations after the War, such as Association of Jewish Chaplains of the Armed Forces, XVI Corps Association, and Military Chaplaincy Association.

A large portion of the section consists of correspondence with military authorities, National Jewish Welfare Board (organization responsible for administrating the work of Jewish Chaplaincy in the United States Army), various veterans organization, and veterans hospitals.

Other materials include awards and citations, printed materials, personal materials such as diaries and personal religious books, military documents, reports, lists, and sermons.

BoxFolderTitleDate
85American Legion1954-1961
86American Veterans of WWII and Korea1960-1966
BoxFolderTitleDate
969AMVETS1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
87Army records1944-1947, 1961
88Association of Jewish Chaplains of the Armed Forces1946-1963
89Awards and Citationsundated, 1946-1965
  some materials are in German and Yiddish   
810Boston Veteran's Hospitalundated, 1954-1963
811Chaplain Center, guest book1946
BoxFolderTitleDate
9610Clay, Lucius D.1949-1954
BoxFolderTitleDate
813Corps Assosiation, XVI1946-1950
BoxFolderTitleDate
9611Corps Association, XVI1951
BoxFolderTitleDate
812General1955-1957
BoxFolderTitleDate
91Corps Association, XVI1951-1968
92Correspondence1944-1947
93Correspondence1942-1956
94Cushing Veteran's Hospitalundated, 1946-1949
95Day book1944
96Diary1945
97Farewell wishes1946
98Ft. Eustis, correspondence1943-1944
99Ft. Eustis, correspondenceundated, 1944
BoxFolderTitleDate
101Ft. Eustis, correspondenceundated, 1944
102Ft. Eustis, correspondenceundated, 1944
103Ft. Eustis, general1943-1944
104Ft. Eustis, list of Jewish Servicemenundated, 1944
BoxFolderTitleDate
9612Jewish War Veterans1946-1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
105Jewish War Veterans of the United States1947-1962
BoxFolderTitleDate
9613Johnson, Lyndon1969
9614King, Norman1957-1960
BoxFolderTitleDate
106Loeb, Saul1945-1950
  

false accusations

 
108Memorial Park1950
109Military Chaplains Associationundated, 1946-1963
BoxFolderTitleDate
113Monthly Report Of Chaplains1945
BoxFolderTitleDate
1010 ANational Jewish Welfare Fundundated, 1944-1946
1010 BNational Jewish Welfare Fund1947-1949
  

Commission on Jewish Chaplaincy

 
1011National Jewish Welfare Fund1953
1012National Jewish Welfare Fund1954
1013National Jewish Welfare Fund1955
1014National Jewish Welfare Fund1956-1971
BoxFolderTitleDate
111Notes1940s
112Prayer booksundated
114Sermons1944
115Service Command, Third1942-1944
BoxFolderTitleDate
266Soldiers met at Services[1946]
  

lists

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
116United Rabbinic Chaplaincy Commission
BoxFolderTitleDate
972United States Headquarters, Berlin District1945
BoxFolderTitleDate
OS1F2United States Marine Corps, illustration[1940]
BoxFolderTitleDate
117Various1940s-1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
9615Veterans Administration1941-1959
BoxFolderTitleDate
118West Roxbury Veterans Hospital1954-1969

Subsubseries B: Holocaust Survivors and Displaced Persons, 1939-1958

This series is in German and English with some Yiddish.
1.25 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subsubseries B: Holocaust Survivors and Displaced Persons includes documents pertaining to Joseph Shubow's work in Germany assisting Holocaust survivors and displaced persons after World War II ended.

The bulk of the materials in this section consists of correspondence with Jewish-American humanitarian and US Military organizations participating in assisting refugees as well as very extensive correspondence with survivors and their relatives and friends overseas. Some of the correspondence with survivors is translated into English.

Other materials include eyewitness accounts, reports on the current situation of survivors, situation in Germany after the Liberation, official military reports, military documents, photographs, printed materials, and various lists.

BoxFolderTitleDate
119Correspondence1939-1948
  

organizations

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
978Correspondence1943-1845
BoxFolderTitleDate
1110Correspondence1944-1948
  

organizations

 
1111Correspondence1945
  

organizations

 
1112Correspondence1945-1946
  

organizations

 
1113Correspondence1945-1946
  

organizations

 
1114Correspondence1945-1946
  

organizations

 
1115Correspondence1946
  

organizations

 
1116Correspondence1946-1947
  

organizations, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
971Correspondence1946-1947
  

organizations, American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee

includes reports

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
1117Correspondence1946-1948
  

organizations

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
121Correspondence1944-1945
  

survivors

 
122Correspondence1945-1946
  

survivors, Berlin Jews. Past and current events

some correspondence is translated

 
123Correspondence1945-1949
  

survivors

some corrspondence is translated

 
124Correspondence1945-1948
  

survivors

 
125Correspondence1946-1947
  

survivors

 
126Correspondence1946-1958
  

survivors

 
127Correspondence1947-1948
  

survivors to their friends and relatives

 
128Correspondence1945-1947
  

survivors to their friends and relatives. Undelivered

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
131Eyewitness accountsundated, 1945-1946
132Lists1946
  

parcels for German Jews

 
133Lists1946
  

parcels for German Jews

 
134Lists1946
  

letters recieved By Joseph Shubow

 
135Lists1946
  

letters recieved By Joseph Shubow

also includes correspondence and reports

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
107Marine Flascher1946
  

first transport of emigrees to America

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
136Reports, official1945-1946
  

[by Joseph Shubow]

 

Subseries 2: Congregation B'nai Moshe, 1923-1979

This series is in English with some Yiddish, Hebrew, and German.
6.25 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subseries 2: Congregation B’nai Moshe includes materials dealing with the Boston Congregation B’nai Moshe, the congregation that Joseph Shubow led for many years until his death in 1969.

This subseries includes materials pertaining to the administration of the Congregation, its financial activities, auxiliary organizations, and a number of routine activities.

Materials collected in this section consist of correspondence, printed materials, photographs, educational materials, announcements, lists, minutes, reports, and official and financial documents.

The larger segment of the subseries consists of correspondence with organizations and individuals that pertain to the administrative and financial issues such as redemption of the Temple’s mortgage, fundraising for the Congregation and its auxiliary organizations, publicity, and dedications of the new Temple.

There is also correspondence concerning interfaith relations, Jewish Holidays and education, as well as correspondence with other Jewish organizations.

Furthermore, there is also a wealth of printed materials concerning Congregation B’nai Moshe and its auxiliary organizations. These materials consist of announcements, bulletins, clippings, news letters, and programs.

Other materials include financial reports, lists of officers and Board of Directors, scripts and lyrics for a number of festive activities minutes, death records, and materials pertaining to guest lecturers.

Subsubseries A: Administrative and Financial Documents, 1940-1968

This series is in English.
0.5 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subsubseries A: Administrative and Financial Documents includes documents pertaining to Congregation B’nai Moshe. Joseph Shubow was congregation’s spiritual leader for many years until his death in 1969.

Materials collected here cover various aspects of administration and financial activities of the Congregation. Included here are financial reports, by-laws, minutes, documents dealing with redemption of Temple mortgage and fundraising, correspondence, and printed matter.

BoxFolderTitleDate
141Board of Directors1952-1957
  

minutes

 
142By-lawsundated
143Financial records1950-1956
144Fundraisingundated, 1946-1951
145Horovits, Samuel1965-1958
  

financial records

 
146Horovits, Samuel1966-1968
  

redemption of Temple mortgage

 
147Land Redemtion for New Temple Center1940
BoxFolderTitleDate
151Minutes1947-1954
152Officers and Board of Directors1954-1957
  

lists

 
153Redemption of Temple Mortgage1968
  

printed materials

 
154Reportsundated, 1955-1956

Subsubseries B: Auxiliary Organizations, 1934-1979

This series is in English.
1.25 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subsubseries B: Auxiliary Organizations includes materials pertaining to a number of auxiliary organizations of the Congregation B’nai Moshe. Organizations represented here include Brotherhood Temple Bnai Moshe, Kaddish Group, Married Couples Club, and Sisterhood Temple Bnai Moshe.

Also included here are materials dealing with Beatrice Shubow, as Mother of the Year.

Materials comprising this section mostly includes correspondence and printed materials

BoxFolderTitleDate
155Brotherhood Temple B'nai Moshe1951-1969
  

announcements

 
156Brotherhood Temple B'nai Mosheundated, 1964
  

Annual Bench and Bar Breakfast

 
157Brotherhood Temple B'nai Moshe1958
  

annual fundraiser

 
158Brotherhood Temple B'nai Moshe1962
  

annual fundraiser

 
159Brotherhood Temple B'nai Moshe1963
  

annual fundraiser

 
1510Brotherhood Temple B'nai Moshe1964
  

annual fundraiser

 
1511Brotherhood Temple B'nai Moshe1965
  

annual fundraiser

 
1512Brotherhood Temple B'nai Moshe1966
  

annual fundraiser

 
1513Brotherhood Temple B'nai Moshe1965
  

Annual Goodwil and Brotherhood Meeting

 
1516Brotherhood Temple B'nai Moshe1934-1949
  

bulletins and programs

 
1517Brotherhood Temple B'nai Mosheundated
  

Goldstein, Israel, lecture

 
1518Brotherhood Temple B'nai Moshe1964-1966
  

Horovits, Samuel

 
1519Brotherhood Temple B'nai Mosheundated
  

Kiddish group

 
1520Brotherhood Temple B'nai Moshe1953-1956
  

Married Couples Club

 
1522Sisterhood Temple B'nai Moshe1936-1959
  

announcements

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
161Sisterhood Temple B'nai Moshe1940-1952
  

Annual Luncheon Souvenir Program

 
162Sisterhood Temple B'nai Moshe1953-1963
  

Annual Luncheon Souvenir Program

 
163Sisterhood Temple B'nai Moshe1965-1971
  

Annual Luncheon Souvenir Program

 
164Sisterhood Temple B'nai Moshe1972-1979
  

Annual Luncheon Souvenir Program

 
165Sisterhood Temple B'nai Moshe1940-1952
  

bulletins

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
171Sisterhood Temple B'nai Moshe1951-1957
  

bulletins

 
172Sisterhood Temple B'nai Moshe1958-1963
  

bulletins

 
173Sisterhood Temple B'nai Mosheundated, 1937-1976
  

clippings

 
174Sisterhood Temple B'nai Mosheundated
  

entertainment scripts and lyrics

 
175Sisterhood Temple B'nai Mosheundated, 1967
  

Horovitz, Samuel

 
176Sisterhood Temple B'nai Moshe1969
  

Mother of the Year. Shubow, Beatrice

 
177Sisterhood Temple B'nai Mosheundated
  

Shubow, Beatrice. Speech and address notes

 
178Sisterhood Temple B'nai Mosheundated
  

Shubow, Beatrice. Speech and address notes

 

Subsubseries C: Correspondence, 1932-1969

This series is in English with some Yiddish and German.
2.25 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subsubseries C: Correspondence consists of correspondence, both outgoing and incoming that was generated by Congregation B’nai Moshe. In many cases Joseph Shubow was one of the respondents but not in all cases.

Included in this section is correspondence with organizations as well as individuals. Materials found here relate to such topics as redemption of the Temple mortgage, interfaith relations, Jewish organizations, both religious and secular, veterans and others.

Even though the bulk of this sub-series consists of correspondence, there are also a few photographs and some newspaper clippings.

BoxFolderTitleDate
179A1940-1941
1710A1959
1711Adison, Jacob1953-1969
1712Altman, Alexanderundated, 1962-1968
1713B1932-1949
1714B1959
1715Bar Mitzvah
BoxFolderTitleDate
181C1940-1948
182C1959
183Cushing, Richard1959
184D1946-1947
185E1938-1959
186F1942-1960
BoxFolderTitleDate
968Fleischer, Philip1957
BoxFolderTitleDate
187Form lettersundated, 1945-1962
188Form letters1956-1958
189Form letters1959-1964
1810G1940-1943
1811G1955-1957
1812Golden, Robert1955
1813Hundated, 1945
BoxFolderTitleDate
191H1939
192J1939-1959
BoxFolderTitleDate
2312Johnson, Hewlett1948
BoxFolderTitleDate
193K1943-1951
194K1953-1954
195L1941-1951
196L1953-1965
197Lerner, Max1950
198M1946-1954
199M1962-1964
1910N1946-1951
1911N1950-1954
BoxFolderTitleDate
201N1954-1961
202National Jewish Welfare Board1950-1965
203New Americansundated
204O1946-1953
205P1940-1954
206P1954-1961
207Propper, Leonard1954-1955
  

includes photographs

 
208Q1947-1954
209R1941-1955
2010R1959-1960
2011Rabb, Sydney1959-1960
2012Rosen, Lillian1955
BoxFolderTitleDate
211S1941-1948
213S1949-1966
212S1951-1954
214Synagogues Council of America1953-1955
215T1938-1957
216U1938-1954
217Unknown senders1949-1954
218V1951
BoxFolderTitleDate
265Various1942-1953
BoxFolderTitleDate
219 AW1946-1959
219 BWise, Stephen S.1938-1941
2111Z1946-1961

Subsubseries D: Various, 1923-1969

This series is in English with some Yiddish and Hebrew.
2.25 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subsubseries D: Various is the most diverse section of the Subseries 2: Congregation B’nai Moshe and consists of printed materials, correspondence, educational materials, announcements, lists, and official documents.

Materials collected here cover topics such as Temple B’nai Moshe’s anniversaries, dedication of the new building and donor activities, Jewish Holidays and Jewish education, and guest speakers and lecturers.

BoxFolderTitleDate
221Anniversary, 35th1969
222Announcements1954-1968
BoxFolderTitleDate
OS1F5Architectural drawings1953
BoxFolderTitleDate
223Auction notes1963
224Begin, Menachem1957
  

lecture

 
225Begin, Menachem1960-1961
226B'nai Moshe Beacon1955
227Chanukah and Purim1923-1941
  

scripts and lyrics

 
228Citations and awards1960
BoxFolderTitleDate
263Citation of Honorundated
BoxFolderTitleDate
229Clippings1939-1968
2210Confirmation exercises1939-1957
2211Conversion1943-1961
2212Death records1954-1969
2213Dedication of the new Temple1954
  

correspondence with sponsors

 
2214Dedication of the new Temple1954
  

correspondence with sponsors

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
231Dedication of the new Temple1954
  

correspondence with sponsors

 
232Dedication and Testimonial Dinners1933-1954
233Dedication and Testimonial Dinners1954
234Dedication and Testimonial Dinners1954
  

speeches and remarks

 
235Dedication volume1954
  

lists of contributors

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
264Donationsundated, 1960s
BoxFolderTitleDate
OS2F1Ground-breaking Ceremony1947
  

poster

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
236Ground-breaking Cceremony1947-1948
237Hebrew Schoolundated, 1961-1968
238Jewish Advocate1965-1966
  

clippings

 
239Jewish National Fundundated
  

Tree Fund Certificates

 
2310Jewish Times1960-1966
  

clippings

 
2313McIver, Robert1951
  

report

 
2314Marriage license forms1960-1963
2315Printed materialsundated, 1927-1964
BoxFolderTitleDate
241Printed materialsundated, 1934-1964
242Publicityundated, 1949-1953
243Publicity1954-1966
BoxFolderTitleDate
967Publicity1960s
BoxFolderTitleDate
244The Record1949-1959
  

news letter

 
245Religious books1930, 1952
246Schedule of events1954-1958
BoxFolderTitleDate
251Schniff, Samuelundated, 1948
  

speeches

 
252Scrapbook1947-1949
  

photocopy

 
253Life tenure contract1962
254Israel tour1959
  

Shubow, Joseph

 
255Shubow Testimonial Dinners1943-1969
256Silver Jubileeundated, 1959
  

Anniversary Committee

 
257Silver Jubilee1959
  

Committee appontments

 
258Silver Jubilee1959
259Silver Jubilee1959
  

printed materials

 
2510Talmud Torah 1948-1969
2511Twersky, M.1961
  

Dedication banquet

 
2512United Synagogues of Americaundated, 1958-1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
261Variousundated, 1950s
262Youth activities1960-1961

Subseries 3: Writings, 1918-1970

This series is in German and English with some Yiddish.
18.25 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subseries III: Writings consists of Joseph Shubow’s writings from the yearly 1920s untill his death in 1969, as well as a small amount of writing by other authors.

Included here are articles and essays that appeared in mostly Jewish publications, speeches and sermons delivered at the Temple B’nai Moshe and other venues, school writings including Joseph Shubow’s monumental theses, The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalism, his reviews of scholarly works, and a large amount of notes.

Joseph Shubow wrote on a wide range of topics but most of them related to Judaism or some other aspect of Jewish life. Works collected here cover topics such as Zionism, Judaism, historical writings, apocryphal writings, history of American Jews, community relations, and various historical and political personalities.

Joseph Shubow developed an interest in Judaism and other related themes at a very early stage and it is evident in his early school writings, where he first turned to the areas that he built on and developed in his later works.

In some instances Joseph Shubow’s writings are accompanied by supplementary materials such as notes and printed materials.

With the exception of speeches and sermon, most of the works collected here are published works.

By and large manuscripts in this section are typed but there are a few that are hand-written. Some manuscripts have more then one draft, in particular his theses, The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalism. There are numerous drafts of the dissertation along with the two published tomes. The drafts are accompanied by extensive annotations.

Other then that, very few manuscripts contain corrections or annotations.

The bulk of the notes collected here are notes for his speeches and sermons, with the notes for his larger scale works constituting just a fraction of the overall quantity of notes.

Additionally, there is a small amount of works by other authors including works sent to various contests or Avukah Bulletin as well as works sent to Joseph Shubow for other reasons. Some of these works are unpublished, most notably The Bible in the Light of the Haggadah by Solomon Zukrow.

Subsubseries A: Essays and Other Writings, 1920s-1970

This series is in English with some Yiddish and German.
7.75 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subsubseries A: Essays and Other Writings includes Joseph Shubow’s writings dating between the beginning of his professional career and his death in 1969 and consists of articles, addresses and speeches, sermons delivered at the Temple B’nai Moshe and other venues, and essays. Some of the these essays were written By Joseph Shubow for various literary and historical contests and competitions.

In some instances Joseph Shubow’s writings are accompanied by supplementary materials such as notes and printed materials.

Some of the writings collected in this section were published, mostly in Jewish periodicals and scholarly magazines, whereas a few works presented here were never published. It is true in particular in regards to Joseph Shubow’s sermons, addresses, and speeches but it is also true about some of his larger scale works.

By and large manuscripts in this section are typed but there are a few that are hand-written. Some manuscripts would have more then one draft. However, there are very few manuscripts that contain corrections or annotations.

Joseph Shubow wrote on a wide range of topics but most of them related to Judaism or some other aspect of Jewish life. Collected writings cover topics such as Zionism, Judaism, historical writings, apocryphal writings, history of American Jews, community relations, and various historical and political personalities.

BoxFolderTitleDate
376Abraham Lincoln1954-1966
BoxFolderTitleDate
271Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1922
BoxFolderTitleDate
981Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1930s-1955
BoxFolderTitleDate
272Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1930s-1956
273Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1930s-1960
274Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1933-1957
275Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1934-1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
281Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1937-1965
282Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1937-1960s
283Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1937-1960s
BoxFolderTitleDate
291Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1938-1948
292Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1940s
293Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1940-1952
294Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1940-1961
295Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1940-1963
BoxFolderTitleDate
301Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1940-1965
302Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1940-1969
303Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1940-1960s
BoxFolderTitleDate
375Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1942-1965
  

Chaplaincy

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
304Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1944-1964
BoxFolderTitleDate
387Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1946
  

Theodor Herzl

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
311Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1946-1965
312Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1948-1954
BoxFolderTitleDate
982Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1949
  

Steven S. Wise

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
313Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1949-1960
314Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1950s
315Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1950s
316Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1952
BoxFolderTitleDate
321Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1953-1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
983Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1954-1962
984Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1954-1962
  

Zionism

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
322Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1955
323Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1956-1968
324Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1956-1968
BoxFolderTitleDate
331Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1956-1969
332Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1957-1962
BoxFolderTitleDate
985Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1958
  

Louis Brandeis

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
333Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1958-1964
  

Catholicism

 
334Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1960s
335Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1960s
BoxFolderTitleDate
341Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1960s
342Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1960s
BoxFolderTitleDate
382Articles, Sermons, Speechesundated, 1964-1969
  

George Washington

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
343Articles, Sermons, Speeches1920s-1965
344Articles, Sermons, Speeches1929-1950s
BoxFolderTitleDate
351Articles, Sermons, Speeches1929-1967
  

folder 1 of 2

 
352Articles, Sermons, Speeches1929-1967
  

folder 2 of 2

 
353Articles, Sermons, Speeches1929-1970
354Articles, Sermons, Speeches1930-1967
BoxFolderTitleDate
986Articles, Sermons, Speeches1932
  

Israel

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
355Articles, Sermons, Speeches1937-1960s
BoxFolderTitleDate
361Articles, Sermons, Speeches1937-1962
362Articles, Sermons, Speeches1938-1969
363Articles, Sermons, Speeches1941-1960s
364Articles, Sermons, Speeches1946-1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
371Articles, Sermons, Speeches1949-1967
372Articles, Sermons, Speeches1950s-1960s
BoxFolderTitleDate
384Articles, Sermons, Speeches1954-1969
  

Passover

 
383Articles, Sermons, Speeches1955-1968
  

Hanukkah

 
386Articles, Sermons, Speeches1960-1968
  

Rosh Ha-Shanah

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
986Articles, Sermons, Speeches1962
  

Synagogues

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
373Articles, Sermons, Speeches1962-1968
BoxFolderTitleDate
385Articles, Sermons, Speeches1964-1969
  

Cardinal Richard Cushing

 
381Articles, Sermons, Speeches1966
  

Capital punishment

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
374Articles, Sermons, Speeches1967
  

Armenian Church

 
377Aspects of New England Jewish Historyundated
BoxFolderTitleDate
388Baruch Spinoza. The Jew and His Time[1920s]
389Dr. Chaim Weismann-Sagacious Zionist Stateman1952
3810European Politics and Palestineundated
BoxFolderTitleDate
392Fragmentsundated
391Fragmentsundated, 1947
393Goethe's Patriotismundated
394Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Ideals and Achivements1933
395Historic Aspect of New England Jewryundated
396Hitler and the Nazis1930s-1946
BoxFolderTitleDate
401Louis Ginsbergundated, 1964-1968
402Mccarran-Walter Immigration Actundated, 1952-1959
403Mccarran-Walter Immigration Act1955
404The Noval Experiment of Government in Modern Palestine[1920s]
405Satire in Modern Hebrew Literature as Exemplified by the Writings of Isaak Erterundated
406Steven S. Wise1934-1946
  

collection of essays

 
407A U.S.A. Rabbi's Report on the USSR1968
BoxFolderTitleDate
411Wilsonian Principle of National Self-Determination1932
412Zionism and the Hebrew Renaissance

Subsubseries B: Notes, 1928-1969

This series is in English with some Hebrew.
4.75 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Chronological

Scope and Content:

The bulk of the Subsubseries B: Notes includes Joseph Shubow notes written for his sermons and public addresses and speeches. However, there is a small amount of notes for his essays and articles as well.

The notes collected here are both typed and handwritten.

Box TitleDate
122 B Notesundated
Box TitleDate
122 C Notesundated
BoxFolderTitleDate
413Notesundated
414Notesundated
BoxFolderTitleDate
494Notesundated
BoxFolderTitleDate
415Notesundated, 1930s-1950s
BoxFolderTitleDate
421Notesundated, 1930s-1950s
422Notesundated, 1930s-1950s
423Notesundated, 1930s-1950s
BoxFolderTitleDate
431Notesundated, 1931-1965
432Notesundated, 1938-1969
433Notesundated, 1939-1959
BoxFolderTitleDate
441Notesuundated, 1940s-1960s
BoxFolderTitleDate
495Notesundated, 1941-1964
BoxFolderTitleDate
442Notesundated, 1943-1945
BoxFolderTitleDate
9710Notesundated, 1944-1968
BoxFolderTitleDate
443Notesundated, 1950s
BoxFolderTitleDate
451Notesundated, 1950s
452Notesundated, 1950s
453Notesundated, 1951-1966
BoxFolderTitleDate
461Notesundated, 1960s
  

folder 1 of 5

 
462Notesundated, 1960s
  

folder 2 of 5

 
463Notesundated, 1960s
  

folder 3 of 5

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
471Notesundated, 1960s
  

folder 4 of 5

 
472Notesundated, 1960s
  

folder 5 of 5

 
473Notesundated, 1960s
474Notesundated, 1962
BoxFolderTitleDate
481Notesundated, 1966
482Notesundated, 1967
483Notesundated, 1967
484Notesundated, 1967
485Notesundated, 1967
486Notesundated, 1968
BoxFolderTitleDate
491Notes1928-1961
492Notes1959-1966
493Notes1960s
BoxFolderTitleDate
9711Notes1969

Subsubseries C: Reviews, 1920s-1960s

This series is in English.
1 linear foot.
Arrangement:

Chronological

Scope and Content:

Subsubseries C: Reviews includes Joseph Shubow’s reviews of scholarly works. The reviews were published by scholarly journals and magazines.

The works reviewed by Joseph Shubow relate to topics such as Judaism, Zionism and Nationalism.

BoxFolderTitleDate
501Reviewsundated
502Reviewsundated, 1927-1942
503Reviewsundated, 1960s
504Reviewsundated, 1960s
505Reviews1937-1968
506Reviews1948
  

Philo by Harry Wolfson

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
511Reviews1940s-1950s
512Reviews1950s
  

Doctor Zhivaggo by Boris Pasternak

 
513Reviews1951
  

Les jours et nuits de Jabotínsky by Eizik Remba

 
514Reviews1961
  

Religious Philosophy by Harry Wolfson

 
515Reviews1961
  

Religious Philosophy by Harry Wolfson

 

Subsubseries D: School Writings, 1918-1959

This series is in English.
3.75 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Chronological

Scope and Content:

Subsubseries D: School Writings includes Joseph Shubow’s writings composed during his undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral studies.

By and large, writings collected here deal with multifarious Jewish topics such as Zionism, Jewish nationalism, and Holy Land.

Other writings are dedicated to cultural figures, such as Dante and Goethe.

In some cases, writings collected here are accompanied by supplementary materials, such as notes and printed materials. In many cases there are remarks and annotations, both by Joseph Shubow and his teachers.

In 1959 Joseph Shubow earned a PhD from Harvard University with his monumental theses, entitled The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalism. In this section one will find numerous drafts of the dissertation along with the two published tomes. The drafts are accompanied by extensive annotations.

BoxFolderTitleDate
521Peretz ben Mosheh Smolenskinundated
522Russian language studiesundated
523School writingsundated, 1918-1922
524The Philosophy of Jewish Nationalism-an Inevitable Conceptionundated, 1921
525School writingsundated, 1921-1933
526School writingsundated, 1930-1931
527School writings1916-1917
528School writings1917-1921
BoxFolderTitleDate
531The Authorship of the Book of Isaiah1920s
532School writings1920s
533Avicenna1921
534France and the Holy Land1921
535Goethe's Patriotism1921
536School writings1923-1924
BoxFolderTitleDate
541School writings1930-1931
542School writings1930-1932
543School writings1930-1932
544School writings1931-1932
545School writings1931-1933
546School writings1936-1938
BoxFolderTitleDate
553Dante's Political Life and Writings1921, 1938
551Dante's Political Life and Writings1938
552Dante's Political Life and Writings1938
554Dante's Political Life and Writings1938
  

includes notes

 
555Joseph Salvador-Liberal Jewish Nationalist1939
BoxFolderTitleDate
561The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

fragments

 
562The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

manuscript sent for the Herzl Year Book

unpublished

 
563The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

supplementery materials-translations of selected passages from the writings of Peretz Smolenskin

 
564The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

pp 1-32

 
565The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

pp 1-96

 
566The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

>pp 1-174

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
571The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

pp 1-247

 
572The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

pp 3-215

 
573The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

pp 97-188

 
574The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

pp 175-364

 
575The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

pp 216-360

 
576The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

pp 237-291

 
577The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

pp 300-382

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
581The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

pp 307-364

 
582The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

pp 365-465

 
583The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

pp 383-560

includes bibliography

 
584The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

complete dissertation, Vol. I

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
591The Moral and Spiritual Antecedents of Zionism and the State of Israel, with Special Attention to Peretz Smolenskin and the Problem of Nationalismlate 1950s
  

complete dissertation, Vol. II

 

Subsubseries E: Other Authors, 1920-1968

This series is in English with some Hebrew.
1 linear foot.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical by author

Scope and Content:

Subsubseries E: Other Authors includes writings by authors other than Joseph Shubow. Manuscripts found in this section include works sent to various contests, works sent for publication in Avukah Bulletin as well as works sent to Joseph Shubow for other reasons.

Some of the manuscripts found in this section are unpublished, most notably The Bible in the Light of the Haggadah by Solomon Zukrow.

BoxFolderTitleDate
592The Triumph of Woodrow Wilson's Conception of Minority Right in the Modern State1933
  

Ben Avi Ha-Yakar Ha-Manoah

 
593Sermonsundated, 1966-1968
  

Danielson, Albert

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
122 A4Questioner on the History of Jewsafter 1940
  

Levine, ?

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
594Biblical Influence on Gotthold Ephraim Lessing1920
  

Mendelsohn, Moses

 
595European Politics and Palestine[1920]
  

Tovim, Harim ben

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
601Essaysearly 1930s
  

various authors

essays sent to Avukah Bulletin

 
602Essaysearly 1930s
  

various authors

[essays sent to Avukah Bulletin]

 
603The Bible in the Light of the Haggadahundated
  

Zucrow, Solomon

 
604The Bible in the Light of the Haggadahundated
  

Zucrow, Solomon

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
988Untitledundated
  

Schwartz, Barry

 

Subseries 4: Zionism, 1930-1969

This series is in English with some Hebrew.
5.75 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Materials collected in Subseries 4: Zionism pertain to various aspects of Zionism and documents Joseph Shubow's life-long involvement with the Zionist movement.

These materials trace Shubow's involvement with Zionism in such capacities as a member of Avukah, the student Zionist organization at Cambridge University, and as a rabbinical leader of the Congregation B'nai Moshe; as a leader of New England Zionist Region and as a Vice-President of Zionist Organization of America.

Also found here are documents pertaining to Israel (as an integral part of the Zionist doctrine).

Even though the bulk of the materials in this sub-series deal with regional Zionist organizations that were part of ZOA (most notably the New England Zionist Region, of which Shubow was a president), and with ZOA and local Zionist conventions and congresses, there are also documents that deal with various Zionist organization, most notably American Jewish Congress, American Zionist Council, Jewish National Fund, New England Zionist Council, and World Jewish Congress. This series contains correspondence (mostly by Joseph Shubow), clippings, financial documents, memorandum, photographs, printed matter, resolutions, reports and writings.

Moreover, there are materials concerning Joseph Shubow’s run for Presidency of the American Zionist Organization.

Subsubseries A: General, 1930-1969

This series is in English with some Hebrew.
1.75 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subsubseries A: General includes materials pertaining to the Zionist movement in the United States and Israel and consists of correspondence, printed materials, statements, and photographs.

The bulk of the materials consist of correspondence between Joseph Shubow and a wide range of Zionist, religious, and humanitarian organizations.

There is a wealth of materials pertaining to various Zionist meetings, including Zionist Congress, World Jewish Congress and other gatherings.

BoxFolderTitleDate
641Abramov, S.1959-1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
611American Jewish Congress1933-1956
BoxFolderTitleDate
964American Jewish Congress1939-1954
965American Jewish Congress1946-1949
BoxFolderTitleDate
612American Jewish Congress1958-1959
613American Jewish League for Israel1957
614American Zionist Committee1958
615American Zionist Council1955-1956
616American Zionist Council1957-1961
617Avukah Annual1932
618B'nai Moshe Zionist District1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
642Correspondence1931-1962
643Correspondence1956-1957
644Correspondence1957
BoxFolderTitleDate
619Jewish Legion1955-1957
BoxFolderTitleDate
621Jewish National Fund1937-1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
645Kadimah Zionist Club of Boston1930
BoxFolderTitleDate
622McCormack, John1968
623Mobilization Conference1957
624Monosson, Fred1957
625Neumann, Emanuel1942-1961
626New England Zionist Council1955-1965
627Palestine Economic Corporation1954
628Pan-American Zionist Conference1969
629Philadelphia Zionist Organization1958-1968
BoxFolderTitleDate
646Stanley, Ilse1957-1958
BoxFolderTitleDate
6310United Zionists-Revisionists of America1952-1967
BoxFolderTitleDate
6213Various1949-1960s
BoxFolderTitleDate
631World Confederation of General Zionists1961
632World Jewish Congress1946-1951
BoxFolderTitleDate
966World Jewish Congress1948-1959
BoxFolderTitleDate
633World Zionist Congress1960
638World Zionist Congress, 25th1961
634World Zionist Congress, 26th1964-1965
635World Zionist Organization1964-1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
647Youth Commission1957
BoxFolderTitleDate
637Zionist Chest of New England1956-1958
636Zionist Organization of Canada1960
639Zionist Organization of Chicago1961
6311Zionist Shekels1964
6312Zionist Youthundated, 1935, 1965

Subsubseries B: Zionist Organization of America, 1930-1969

This series is in English with some Hebrew.
4 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Joseph Shubow had a life-long association with various Zionist organizations, most notably the Zionist Organization of America. Subseries B: Zionist Organization of America includes materials that shed light on Shubow’s involvement with the Zionist Organization of America, in particular his work as Vice President of the organization.

The subsubseries consists of correspondence, printed materials, financial documents, educational materials, minutes, memorandum, and lists.

The bulk of the materials in this section pertain to a number of regional Zionist organizations that were part of ZOA, most notably the New England Zionist Region of which Joseph Shubow was the President.

Also included here are materials dealing with local Zionist Conventions and Congresses, membership materials, and materials concerning Joseph Shubow’s run for the Presidency of the American Zionist Organization.

BoxFolderTitleDate
651Administrative Committee1955-1967
652Administrative Committee1960-1961
653The American Zionist1959-1969
654Annual Dinners1960-1965
655Announcements1952-1967
656AZF Funds1940
657Bressler, Max1960-1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
976Bressler, Max1960-1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
658Brookline-Brighton-Newton Zionist District1952-1960
659Bronx Zionist Region1958
6510Buffalo Zionist District1961
6511Cleveland1961
6512Congress1968
6513Connecticut1964-1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
661Convention, 53rd1950
662Convention, 60th1957
663Convention, 66th1959
664Convention, 63rd1960
665Convention, 64th1961
666Convention, 66th1963
667Convention, 68th1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
671Convention, 70th1967
672Convention, 71th1968
673Convention, 72nd1969
674Conventions, variousundated, 1955-1962
675Conventions, various1952-1964
676Correspondence1930-1958
BoxFolderTitleDate
691Correspondence1949
BoxFolderTitleDate
677Correspondence1955-1957
678Correspondence1955-1957
BoxFolderTitleDate
692Correspondence1956
693Correspondence1956-1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
681Correspondence1957-1958
BoxFolderTitleDate
694Corrspondence1957-1964
BoxFolderTitleDate
682Correspondence1958-1968
BoxFolderTitleDate
695Correspondence1963-1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
683Council members1960
684Dayton Zionist District1961
685Empire State Zionist Region1958-1961
686Executive Directors1955-1957
687Hebrew lessons1956
  

Radio Station WLIB

 
688Inner Committee1956-1957
689Membership1957-1969
6810Michigan-Ohio Valley Regions1961
6811Mattapan-Dorchester-Roxbury Zionist District1956-1959
BoxFolderTitleDate
701New England Zionist Region1947-1963
702New England Zionist Region1954-1960
703New England Zionist Region1957-1963
704New England Zionist Region1964-1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
711New England Zionist Region1956-1957
  

Administrative Committee

 
712New England Zionist Region1958
  

advertising and publicity

 
713New England Zionist Region1957-1958
  

Convention

 
714New England Zionist Region1957-1958
  

corerspondence

 
715New England Zionist Region1950-1957
  

financial reports

 
716North-East Region1955-1958
717Pittsburgh Zionist District1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
721Pittsfield Zionist Region1957-1961
722Presidents' files1956-1957
723Providence Zionist District1061
724Rubin, Jacob1967-1969
725Shekel Compaign1960
726Southeast Zionist Region1956
727Southwest Zionist Region1961
728Speakers' and Artists' Bureau1958-1968
729Stahl, Irwin1963-1969
7210Stone, Julius1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
6210Shubow, Joseph1969
  

Candidacy for ZOA Presidency

 
6211Shubow, Joseph1969
  

Candidacy for ZOA Presidency

 
6212Shubow, Joseph1966
  

plan to revitalize the Zionist Movement

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
7211Torczyner, Jacques1966-1969
7215Various1950s-1969
  

includes lists

 
7212Wise, Steven S.1932-1945
7213Worcester Zionist District1947-1958
7214Zionist Organization of Boston1930

Subseries 5: Correspondence, 1919-1969

This series is in English with some Hebrew.
11.75 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Scope and Content:

Subseries 5: Correspondence contains Joseph Shubow’s correspondence related to his professional activities as well as a small amount of personal correspondence. Other types of materials include by-laws, printed materials, speeches and writings.

Correspondence collected in this series covers a wide range of topics and is indicative of Joseph Shubow's professional involvements. This series is a bridge between all of the subseries comprising Series II: Professional.

Included here is correspondence between Joseph Shubow as a leader of the B’nai Moshe Congregation as well as a Zionist leader.

There is correspondence with Jewish organizations and educational institutions in the United States and Israel, community organizations and Boston city officials, charitable organizations and civil liberties and labor movement organizations.

Moreover, there is correspondence with individuals and scholars; correspondence with scholarly and other publications, correspondence regarding Joseph Shubow’s speaking arrangements, inter-faith relations, and conferences.

Subsubseries A: Alphabetical, 1919-1969

This series is in English with some Hebrew.
8.25 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

BoxFolderTitleDate
731A1930-1959
732A1949-1960
733A1963-1969
734Aaronsburg Story1953-1956
735Abrams, Robert1966-1967
736Altshuler, Louis1958
737American Jewish Historical Society1954-1955
738American Jewish Literary Foundation1958-1960
  

includes lists

 
739Armenian Church of America1965
  

includes photographs, printed materials

 
7310Associated Synogogues of Greater Boston1950-1963
  

includes printed materials, by-laws

 
7311B1930-1961
7312B1947-1953
BoxFolderTitleDate
741B1954-1960
742B1962-1965
743B1962-1967
744B1967-1969
745Bar-Ilan University
746Barnard, Harry1965
747Baron, Salo W.1954-1955
748Begin, Menahem1962-1968
  

includes printed materials

 
749Benjamin, Harry S.1960
7410Bennet, Ephraim1968
7411Bernstein, Israel1968-1969
7412Bernstein, Joseph1967-1968
7413Bitzaron1959
BoxFolderTitleDate
751Blumenfield, Samuel1965
752Blumenfield, Barney1965
753B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation1952-1955
754Board of Zoning Adjastment1950
755Bohnen, Eli1954
756Boston College Law School1969
757Boston Globe1948-1965
758Boston Herald1939-1969
759Boston Housing Authority1962-1965
7510Boston Latin School1919-1967
  

includes writings, printed materials

 
7511Boston Magazine1967-1969
7512Boston Public Library1953
7513Boston Record-American1962-1966
7514Boston Traveler1953-1969
7515Boston University1962-1963
7516Boys Town of Italy, Inc.1966-1969
7517Brodney, Leopold1955-1965
7518Brodney, Oscar1954-1955
7519Brith Rishonim of the United States1963-1965
7520Brooke, Edward1963-1965
7521Brooks, Juliis1963-1965
7522C1935-1966
BoxFolderTitleDate
761C1950-1961
762C1958-1964
763C1965-1967
764C1965-1969
7613Cable, Robert1954-1958
765Canham, Erwin1967-1968
766Cardinal Cushing College1966
767Cathiloc Charities1961
768Central Conference of American Rabbies1955
769Charitable organizations1955-1956
7611Chapiro, Jose1955-1956
7612Christian Science Monitor1956-1958
BoxFolderTitleDate
951Citron, I.1947-1948
BoxFolderTitleDate
771Cohen, Hermann1951-1958
772Collins, John1962-1966
773Combined Jewish Appeal1946-1960
774Combined Jewish Philanthropist1961-1969
775Contemporary music, complaints1955
776Crank mail1940s-1960s
777Curley, James1947-1950
778The Commonwealth of Massachusetts1963-1964
779Cushing, Richard1948-1969
7710Cushing, Richard1951-1956
7711D1942-1960
7712D1963-1969
7713Damushek, William1958-1959
BoxFolderTitleDate
781Danielsen, Albert1968-1969
782Dante Society1965
783The Day-Jewish Journal1955-1959
784Donahue, Frank1969
785Drummey, William1967-1968
786Duker, abraham1956
BoxFolderTitleDate
952Dybbuk1964
BoxFolderTitleDate
787E1949-1968
788Emerson College1964
789Epstein, Rubin1958-1969
7810Esrati, Stephen1948-1949
7811F1941-1961
7812F1955-1968
7813F1962-1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
791Finkel, Samuel1959-1969
792Foster, Frank1963-1964
793Foster, Joseph1964-1968
794G1935-1965
795G1950-1968
796Garber, Bernard1959
797Govermental 1956-1957
798Graham, Billy, about1965
799Ginzberg-Marx Memorial Project1954-1955
7910H1930-1969
7911H1945-1951
BoxFolderTitleDate
801H1951-1964
802H1957-1968
803Hadoar1947-1964
804Harvard University1946-1960
805Harvard University1960-1969
806Hebrew Immigration Aid Society1946-1947
807Hebrew Teachers College1955-1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
811Horowitz, Samuel B.undated, 1962-1968
812Hurwitz, Albert1958
813Hynes, John1951-1954
814I1948-1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
8811Important individuals1935-1964
  

folder title assigned by Joseph Shubow

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
815Interfaith relations1952-1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
888Israeli Ambassy1956-1957
BoxFolderTitleDate
817Israel Consulate1967-1969
816J1930-1962
818J1962-1965
819Jabotinsky Biographical Committee1955
8110Jewish Advocate1949-1967
8111The Jewish Agency1962-1965
8112The Jewish Chronical1962
8113Jewish Community Center1955-1956
  

dispute

includes notes, printed materials

 
8114Jewish Family and Children's Service1955
8115Jewish Information Bureau1958-1965
8116Jewish Institute of Religion1930-1949
  

includes manuscripts

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
821Jewish Institute of Religion1945-1963
  

includes lists, printed materials

 
822Jewish Memorial Hospital1953-1965
823Jewish National Fund1958-1965
824Jewish Statistical Bureau1958-1964
825Jewish Telegraphic Agencyundated, 1930-1964
826The Jewish Theological Seminary of America1952-1956
827The Jewish Theological Seminary of America1954-1957
828The Jewish Theological Seminary of America1957-1958
BoxFolderTitleDate
831K1939-1965
832K1942-1958
833Kazis, Israel1956-1965
834Kennedy, Edward1963-1969
835Kennedy, John F.1954-1955
836Kennedy, Joseph1959
837Kennedy, Rose1964-1966
838Kirshblum, I.1964
839Klein, Samuel1962-1964
8310Krauss, Pesach1963-1964
8311Krensky, Carl1964-1965
8312Kozol, Frank1956-1961
8313L
BoxFolderTitleDate
841L1955-1958
BoxFolderTitleDate
954Laskey, Lawrence1952-1959
BoxFolderTitleDate
842Laskey, Lawrence1956-1958
843Leipzeger, Emil1950
BoxFolderTitleDate
889Liberal Party of Israel1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
953Living Books Inc.1965
  

includes agreements

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
844M1930-1955
845M1949-1969
846The M. M. Tumanoff Testimonial Committee1947-1948
847Marks, Earle1955-1957
848Massachusetts Association for Mental Health, Inc.1954
849Massachusetts Council of Churches1956-1965
8410Massachusetts State Labor Council1961
8411McCormack, John W.
BoxFolderTitleDate
851Menorah Journal1956-1969
852Methodist Committee for Overseas Relief1955
853Meyer, Fred1948-1949
854Monosson, Fred1955-1957
855Municipal Courts
856N1930-1969
857NASA1965
858The National Jewish Welfare board1943-1952
BoxFolderTitleDate
973National Mental Health Fund1953-1956
BoxFolderTitleDate
859Nurenberger, Meyer1955
8510O1955-1965
8511Opinion1951-1955
8512P1930-1965
8513Pearson, Drew1955-1965
  

includes writings

 
8514Q1955
8515R1930-1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
861Raab, Sydney1959-1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
8810Rabbinical Association of Greater Bostonundated, 1948-1953
BoxFolderTitleDate
862Robbins, Irving1963
863Robertson, Keneth1927-1929, 1955
864Ruben, Frank1965
865Russ Murray Dinner1950
866S1930-1964
867S1955-1961
868S1962-1965
869S1962-1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
871Sachar, Abram1952-1959
872Saval, Maurice1959-1960
873Savitsky, Mordecai1962-1964
874Schmidt-Sohlegel1964
875Segal, Bernard1955
876Segal, Robert1955
877Shapiro, Ben1963-1964
878Shapiro, Joseph1964
879Shapiro, Robert1963-1964
8710Schultz, Lillie1942
8711Silverman, Edward1955-1962
8712Simon, Louis1962
8713Smith, Lou1959
8714Sonnabend, M.1959
BoxFolderTitleDate
955Springfield Jewish Community1960-1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
8715State of Israel Bonds1955-1964
8716Stone, Jacob1965
8717T1942-1965
8718Tyalor, Philip
8719U1939-1965
8720Unidentified senders1920s-1960s
8721United Service for New Americans1950
8722United Synagogues of America1955-1960
8723University Travel Co.1962-1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
881V1962-1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
974Venezuela trip1947
975Vermont Jewish Council1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
882W1929-1964
883W1962-1965
884Warren, Joseph1958-1961
885Yeshivah Petah-Tikva1961
887Zurow, Allen1956
886Z1949-1957

Subsubseries B: Chronological, 1919-1969

This series is in English with some Hebrew.
3.5 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Chronological

BoxFolderTitleDate
956Correspondenceundated
957Correspondenceundated, 1939-1969
958Correspondenceundated, 1960s
BoxFolderTitleDate
891Correspondence1919
892Correspondence1926
893Correspondence1927
894Correspondence1928
895Correspondence1929
896Correspondence1940
897Correspondence1940-1946
898Correspondence1942
899Correspondence1943-1945
BoxFolderTitleDate
901Correspondence1944-1951
902Correspondence1946
BoxFolderTitleDate
959Correspondence1946-1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
903Correspondence1947
904Correspondence1948
905Correspondence1949
BoxFolderTitleDate
911Correspondence1950
BoxFolderTitleDate
9510Correspondence1950-1955
BoxFolderTitleDate
912Correspondence1951
913Correspondence1952
914Correspondence1952
915Correspondence1953
BoxFolderTitleDate
961Correspondence1953-1954
BoxFolderTitleDate
916Correspondence1954-1955
BoxFolderTitleDate
921Correspondence1955
922Correspondence1955
923Correspondence1956
924Correspondence1957
925Correspondence1957
BoxFolderTitleDate
962Correspondence1957-1958
BoxFolderTitleDate
926Correspondence1958-1959
BoxFolderTitleDate
931Correspondence1959
932Correspondence1959-1960
933Correspondence1960
934Correspondence1960
BoxFolderTitleDate
941Correspondence1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
935Correspondence1962
BoxFolderTitleDate
942Correspondence1962
BoxFolderTitleDate
963Correspondence1962-1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
943Correspondence1963-1964
944Correspondence1964
945Correspondence1965
946Correspondence1966
947Correspondence1967
948Correspondence1968
949Correspondence1969

Subseries 6: Various, 1929-1968

This series is in English with some Hebrew.
2.75 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Subseries 6: Various includes a variety of materials pertaining to Joseph Shubow’s professional activities and consists of announcements, correspondence, memos, minutes, newsletters, notes, photographs, printed materials, programs and receipts.

These materials pertain to the conferences and meeting attended by Joseph Shubow, organizations that Shubow worked with, as well as anniversaries and other celebratory events that he attended.

There is a wealth of materials pertaining to the Jewish Community Council, an organization that Joseph Shubow was involved with for many years. The bulk of these materials consists of minutes, newsletters and other printed materials.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1023Activities Joseph Shubow participated in1950-1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
989American Jewish Conference1947-1948
9810American Jewish Tercentenary1954-1955
9811Avukah1929-1933
9812Boys Town, Jerusalem1964-1966
9813Bureau of Jewish Education1953-1956
BoxFolderTitleDate
991Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts1954-1959
992Community Church1955
993Filen's1958-1960s
994Israel1949-1968
995Jewish Community Council1948
996Jewish Community Council1948-1952
997Jewish Community Council1950-1954
998Jewish Community Council1951-1955
999Jewish Community Council1953
BoxFolderTitleDate
1011Jewish Community Council1954
1012Jewish Community Council1955-1956
1013Jewish Community Council1957-1965
1014Jewish Community Council1961
1015Jewish Telegraphic Agency
1017Listsundated, 1950s
1016Kennedy, John1964-1967
BoxFolderTitleDate
1009McCarran-Walter Immigration Bill1952-1953
1008Massachussets Board of Rabbis1958-1963
10010New England Citizens Crime Commission1956-1958
10011Nuclear Policy1958-1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
1018Prayer for the Governmentundated
1019Presidents Association Inc.1957-1967
10110Rabbinical Assembly of America1953-1960
10111Rabbinical Association of Greater Boston1943-1955
10112Republican National Committee1953-1955
BoxFolderTitleDate
1021The State Club, Inc.1962-1965
1022Synagogue Council of America1961
1024United Hebrew Schools of Metropolitan Boston1950-1965
1025United Jewish Appeal1965
1026United States Department of Justice1964
1027Various1940s-1960s
1028Watch and Ward Society1950-1956
1029Watch and Ward Society1951-1957
10210World Council of Synagogues1964-1965
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Series III: Photographs, 1900s-1974

1.5 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Series III: Photographs includes photographs of members of the Shubow family and friends as well as a large number of photographs relating to Joseph Shubow’s professional activities.

There are photographs related to Joseph Shubow’s work in Europe, first as a United States Army Chaplain, and then as a member of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, working with the Jewish survivors.

Additionally, there is a large number of photographs depicting Joseph Shubow’s work as a leader of Congregation B’nai Moshe in Boston. These consist of photographs of events, such as meetings and lectures, construction of the Temple and mortgage redemption, Jewish holidays, and photographs depicting everyday activities of the Congregation.

Furthermore, there are photographs of Zionist meetings, Congresses, and clubs and associations that Joseph Shubow belonged to.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1031Chaplaincy[1946]
  

Displaced Persons' Camps

 
1032Chaplaincyundated, 1946-1964
  

Events and rewards

 
1033Chaplaincy1963
  

New England Chapter of Military Chaplains Assiciation

 
1034Chaplaincyundated, 1946
  

Religious services

 
1035Chaplaincy1946
  

Refugees to the US on Marine Flasher

 
1036Chaplaincyundated, 1946
  

Shubow, Joseph

 
1037Chaplaincyundated, 1946
  

Shubow, Joseph

 
1038Chaplaincy1944
  

Shubow family

 
1039Chaplaincyundated, 1953-1956
  

Veterans Hospital work

 
10310Chaplaincyundated, 1940s
  

Various

 
10311Chaplaincyundated, 1940s
  

Negatives

 
10312Congregation B'nai Mosheundated
  

Arranging Bond appeal

 
10313Congregation B'nai Mosheundated, 1960
  

Begin, Menachem. Lecture

 
10315Congregation B'nai Mosheundated, 1947-1949
  

B'nai Moshe building

 
10314Congregation B'nai Mosheundated, 1954-1964
  

Brotherhood

 
10316Congregation B'nai Mosheundated, 1943-1947
  

Confirmation class

 
10317Congregation B'nai Mosheundated
  

construction of the Temple

 
10318Congregation B'nai Moshe1954
  

dedication of new Temple

 
10319Congregation B'nai Mosheundated
  

events, group shots

 
10320Congregation B'nai Moshe1933-1948
  

events, group shots

 
10321Congregation B'nai Moshe1948-1950
  

events, group shots

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
1041Congregation B'nai Moshe1958-1969
  

events, group shots

 
1042Congregation B'nai Mosheundated
  

first payment on new temple

 
1043Congregation B'nai Mosheundated
  

ground-breaking ceremony

 
1044Congregation B'nai Moshe1949-1965
  

guest lecturers

 
1045Congregation B'nai Mosheundated, 1954-1965
  

Hebrew School and Children's Programs

 
1046Congregation B'nai Moshe1955
  

Hyman, Cecil. Testimonial Dinner

 
1047Congregation B'nai Moshe1963
  

Lawrence, Frederic

 
1048Congregation B'nai Moshe1969
  

Mother of the Year

 
1049Congregation B'nai Moshe1966
  

mortgage redemption

 
10410Congregation B'nai Mosheundated, 1965
  

P.T.A.

 
10411Congregation B'nai Moshe1963-1966
  

Purim

 
10412Congregation B'nai Moshe1959-1960
  

Silver Jubilee

 
10413Congregation B'nai Mosheundated, 1948-1956
  

Sisterhood

 
10414Congregation B'nai Moshe1946-1952
  

Talmud Torah Graduation

 
10415Congregation B'nai Mosheundated
  

Temple officers

 
10416Congregation B'nai Moshe1955
  

Weinbaum family dedication of lamps

 
10417Associated Synagogues, 20th Anniversary1956
10418Cushing, Richard1955
BoxFolderTitleDate
OS1F1Harvard Class of 1920, 45th Reunion1965
BoxFolderTitleDate
10419Harvard Class Reunion1969
10420Harvard Club1957-1964
10421Israelbefore 1940
10422Israel1949-1964
10423New England Federation of Jewish Men's Clubs1965
10424New England Zionist Survey1960
10425Scout troopsundated
10426Shubow brothersundated
10427Shubow familyundated, 1966-1974
10428Shubow, Beatriceundated, [1951]
10429Shubow, Estherundated, 1937
10430Shubow, Josephundated, 1955-1960
BoxFolderTitleDate
1051Shubow, Judithundated
1052Shubow, Rachelle1937
1053Variousundated, 1900s-1974
BoxFolderTitleDate
122 A3Variousundated, 1947-1954
Box TitleDate
120 Various1920-1946
120 Various1943-1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
1054Youth group1965
1055Wise, Steven S.undated
1056World Jewish Congress1936
1057Zionist meetingsundated, 1962
1058Zionist Organization of Americaundated, 1957
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Series IV: Printed Materials, 1920-1974

This series is in English with some Hebrew, Yiddish, Arminean, and German.
5.75 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Series IV: Printed materials includes various publications collected by Joseph Shubow and consists of bulletins, clippings, memorandums, news and press releases, and scrapbooks and a number of books with Joseph Shubow’s annotations. Some of Joseph Shubow’s articles and essays are present here as well.

Materials collected in this series cover topics such as chaplaincy and veteran’s organization, community work and organizations, Harvard College, Judaism in its diverse manifestations, and Zionism.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1059Adult education1955
10510Books with annotations1951-1959
BoxFolderTitleDate
1061Books with annotationsundated, 1960s
1062Boys Town Annual Dinnerundated
1063Brandeis Avukah1936
BoxFolderTitleDate
1071Central Conference of American Rabbis1944
1072Chapel Bulletinsundated, 1943-1945
1073Chaplaincyundated, 1945-1946
1074Chaplaincy1942-1961
1075Chaplaincy1943-1949
1076Cilicia1965
1077Clippings1930s-1950s
1078Clippings1931-1969
1079Clippings1936-1961
BoxFolderTitleDate
1081Clippings1939-1942
1082Clippings1942-1969
1083Clippings1949-1964
1084Clippings1950s-1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
1091Clippings1951-1972
1092Clippings1969
  

Joseph Shubow's death

 
1093Congressional Record1961
1094Congressional Record1968
1095Congressional Record1969
1096Harvard College, First Report1920
BoxFolderTitleDate
1101The Harvard Freshman Red Book1920
1102Harvard University1955-1970
1103Harvard Zionist Society1925
1104Invitations and programsundated, 1948-1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
1111Israel1940-1966
1112Israel1950s-1960s
1113The Jewish Advocate1927
  

Silver Jubilee edition

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
1121The Jewish Advocate1927
  

Silver Jubilee edition

 
1122The Jewish Advocate1928-1950
1123Judaism1954
1124Kashruth1966
1125Massachusetts Mental Health
Box TitleDate
OS1 Midrash1925
BoxFolderTitleDate
1126National Conference on Christians and Jews1952
1127Rabbi's manualundated
1128Scrapbook[1930s]
BoxFolderTitleDate
122 A1Scrapbook1947
  

B'nai Moshe

 
122 A2Scrapbook1947-1949
  

B'nai Moshe

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
1129Scrapbook1948
BoxFolderTitleDate
1131Variousundated, 1952-1955
1132Various1925-1969
1133Various1934-1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
1141Various1937-1958
1142Various1944-1964
1143Various1948-1968
BoxFolderTitleDate
1174Various1962-1966
BoxFolderTitleDate
1151Young People's League Newsletter1959
1152Zionism1930-1966
1153Zionism1947-1960s
1154Zionism1948-1953
1155Zionism1950s
1156Zionism1955-1969
BoxFolderTitleDate
1161Zionism1955-1958
1162Zionism1956-1962
1163Zionism1956-1968
1164Zionism1957
BoxFolderTitleDate
1171Zionism1960-1963
1172Zionism1963-1965
1173Zionism1966-1969
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Series V: Audio-Visual Materials, 1950s-1960s

1.5 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

Series V: Audio-Visual Materials consists of films shot during Joseph Shubow’s trips to Israel, Italy, and France and recording tapes with radio programs, such as Hebrew Radio Hour, French Radio Hour, and other recordings.

Box TitleDate
118 8 mm filmsundated, 1959-1963
  

trips to Israel, Italy, France

 
BoxFolderTitleDate
OS1F2Long play1954
  

Dedication of the New Temple B'nai Moshe

 
OS1F2Long play1954
  

Testimonial to Rabbi and Mrs. Shubow

 
Box TitleDate
119 Recording tapesundated, 1957-1965
  

includes recordings of the Hebrew Radio Hour, French Radio Hour, and other Radio Programs

 
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