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Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest newsletter collection

Identifier: umja0059

Scope and Content

This collection consists of local newsletters, bulletins, newspapers, and clippings from various Jewish organizations throughout the United States, but mostly located in the Upper Midwest. There are gaps in runs and not all issues are found in this collection. The bulk of the newsletters date from the 1990s and early 2000s.


  • 1882-2021
  • Majority of material found in 1990s-2000s

Use of Materials

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.


Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code). Requests to publish should be arranged with the Upper Midwest Jewish Archives; please contact the archives for more detailed copyright information.

Historical Note

For years the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest subscribed to and actively collected the bulletins, newsletters, and various publications of local Jewish organizations, synagogues, and newspapers.


8.45 Cubic Feet (8 boxes -- 7 Paige boxes, 1 Hollinger box)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of various newsletters and bulletins of local Jewish organizations and congregations collected over time by the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest.


This collection is divided into series:

Series 1: Newsletters

Series 2: Miscellaneous clippings

Source of acquisition

Compiled by the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest over a period of years. Potentially supplemented by various unknown donors. Collection added to with new donations from JHSUM in 2021.

Separated Materials

Newsletters and bulletins from different organizations and synagogues can also be found in each of their own archival collections. For more information, consult the finding aids of each organization or synagogue.

Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest newsletter collection, 1882-2021
Finding aid created by Kate Dietrick
March 2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • January 2022: Revised to include newly donated materials

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Upper Midwest Jewish Archives Collecting Area