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Harold and Zelda Goldenberg Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0086

Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of Harold Goldenberg's letters to Zelda Goldberg while he was attending Harvard Law School, 1928-1931. Also includes Goldenberg family correspondence, 1928-1977; United Jewish Appeal bond sales, 1949-1970; correspondence with Chaim Weizmann, 1945-1948; and Goldenberg Chair at the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot, Israel.

Dates

  • 1928-1977

Conditions Governing Access

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

Copyright

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Harold Goldenberg and Zelda (Goldberg) Goldenberg were cousins who married in 1933. Harold was president of the Minneapolis Federation for Jewish Service from 1943-1946, and chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, 1945-1950. They were heavily involved in national Jewish life in the 1940s and then moved to the campus of the Weizmann Institute in Rehovot from 1949-1959. Harold helped launch the sale of the first Israel Bonds in the United States in 1952. The Harold and Zelda Goldenberg Professorial Chair was established in the Biology Department at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel and is held by Professor Yosef Yarden.

Extent

2.3 Cubic Feet (2 Paige boxes)

Overview

The collection consists primarily of Harold Goldenberg's letters to Zelda Goldberg while he was attending Harvard Law School, 1928-1931. Harold was president of the Minneapolis Federation for Jewish Service from 1943-1946, and chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, 1945-1950.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest in 2012 by Stephen Lieberman.
Title
Harold and Zelda Goldenberg Family papers, 1928-1977
Status
Completed
Author
Patricia Vaillancourt
Date
April 28, 2017
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Upper Midwest Jewish Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-0192