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Mary Wilensky papers

Identifier: umja0140

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials belonging to Mary Wilensky including: Passover Haggadahs; clippings and programs from Golden Age Club at Jewish Community Center; notebooks, programs and newsletters from City of Hope Chapter 147; and clippings, correspondence, and lists from Grant School and the ACTION Committee.


  • 1927-1987

Conditions Governing Access

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


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

Mary Wilensky was born in Philadelphia but lived most of her life in Minneapolis. She was active in her community, working for various health agencies and working as editor of the Minneapolis City of Hope newsletter. She also was a member of Minnesota Authors, and author of various publications, including short stories and poetry.


0.40 Cubic Feet (1 Hollinger box)


This collection consists of materials belonging to Mary Wilensky from the several organizations with which she was involved.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Roberta Wilensky to the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest in 1996.
Mary Wilensky Papers, 1927-1987
Erin Smerage
May 2018
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Collecting Area Details

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