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Lipinsky Institute for Judaic Studies Collection, 1966-2006 | Special Collections & University Archives

By Bonnie M. Harris

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Collection Overview

Title: Lipinsky Institute for Judaic Studies Collection, 1966-2006Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1985-2006

Primary Creator: Lipinsky Institute for Judaic Studies (1984-)

Extent: 7.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 11/29/2007

Subjects: Israel--Civilization--Study and teaching (Higher)--California--San Diego, Israel--Research--Study and teaching (Higher)--California--San Diego, Jews--History--1945--Research--California--San Diego, Jews--History--1945--Study and teaching (Higher)--California--San Diego, Judaism--Research--California--San Diego, Judaism--Study and teaching (Higher)--California--San Diego, Lipinsky Institute for Judaic Studies--Archives

Forms of Material: Institutional Archives, Photographs, Video Recordings

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The contents of the Lipinsky Institute for Judaic Studies Collection reflects financial, educational, and organizational matters that the LIJS handled over the course of its operational years 1985 – 2006, along with documents of the Jewish Studies Program at SDSU from as early as 1966, pre-dating the organization of the Lipinsky Institute in 1985. Several interim directors of the LIJS were named before Dr. Lawrence Baron was appointed as the Nasatir Endowed Chair in Modern Jewish Studies, and Director of the Lipinsky Institute for Judaic Studies at San Diego State University in 1988. The collection consists primarily of paper records, including correspondence, newspaper articles, and photographs, generated over the twenty year history of the LIJS at SDSU, as well as those years at which a Jewish Studies Program existed at SDSU, predating the foundation of the LIJS. The materials in this collection have been loosely chronologically organized.

Dr. Lawrence Baron donated this collection to the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego November 1, 1999 (JHSSD #1999.03.) It was transferred to the Library and Information Access November 29, 2007.

Biographical Note

In 1984, SDSU faculty members, administration and members of the San Diego community joined together to coordinate and support teaching and research in Judaic studies with the establishment of the Lipinsky Institute for Judaic Studies (LIJS) at San Diego State University. The focus of the Institute was to provide an organizational vehicle for the Jewish Studies Program at SDSU while providing an emphasis in Modern Jewish History and contemporary Jewish and Israeli affairs. The conceptual design of the Institute required course work to be developed and expanded for SDSU students and for the Institute to provide seminars, colloquia, and resource people to the community for up-to-date information regarding historical perspectives and Israeli current events.

The founding by-laws for the LIJS state the Institute's purpose is to promote the aims of and to provide faculty governance for Judaic Studies at San Diego State University by providing financial support for an exchange program for visiting professors in contemporary Israeli affairs; endowment of instruction in modern Jewish history; endowment of administration for the LIJS; annual symposia in Judaica and in contemporary Israeli affairs; and development of library and other resources in Judaica, the fostering of research, and the conduct of such other activities as will promote the advancement of Judaic Studies in the University and the San Diego community.

The organizational features of the LIJS provided for an Executive Committee, comprised of a Director for the Institute, who served as Chair of the Executive Committee, the Chair of the Jewish Studies Committee, Chairs of the History Department and the Religious Studies Department, the Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Letters, and at least 3 faculty members appointed biennially by the Dean of the College of Arts and Letters. The duties of the Executive Committee involved conducting the ongoing business of the LIJS and the Jewish Studies Committee (full-time faculty members who taught and researched in Jewish Studies related topics), especially with regard to recruitment of faculty, staffing and scheduling of courses, and arranging for other program activities, including special events. Sub-committees were appointed as the need dictated.

Subject/Index Terms

Israel--Civilization--Study and teaching (Higher)--California--San Diego
Israel--Research--Study and teaching (Higher)--California--San Diego
Jews--History--1945--Research--California--San Diego
Jews--History--1945--Study and teaching (Higher)--California--San Diego
Judaism--Research--California--San Diego
Judaism--Study and teaching (Higher)--California--San Diego
Lipinsky Institute for Judaic Studies--Archives

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & University Archives

Access Restrictions: This collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions: The copyright interests in the materials found in this collection have been transferred to San Diego State University.  Special Collections and University Archives can only grant permission to publish materials for which it is the copyright holder.  For further information, please consult the section on copyright in the rules for using the collections, or contact the United States Copyright Office at (202) 707-3000 or http://www.copyright.gov.

Acquisition Source: Dr. Lawrence Baron

Preferred Citation: Identification of item, folder title, box number, Lipinsky Institute for Judaic Studies Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

Other Note: Since 2007, the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego has transferred numerous collections to Special Collections and University Archives.  Click the link below to view other materials from the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego.

Other URL: http://scua2.sdsu.edu/archon/index.php?p=core/search&q=%22jewish+historical+society+of+san+diego%22&content=1


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Folder 1: Israel Semester Abroad, 1986Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Faculty Exchange, UCSD/SDSU, 1986-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 3: American Professors of Peace in the Middle East, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Snyder Reading Room and Seymour Camp Book Collection, 1988-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 5: San Diego-Tijuana International History Fair, 1989-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 6: J.S. Courses Brochures, 1986-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Lecture Flyers, 1986-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Sarah Blancher Cohen-LIPJ Lecturer, 1988-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Newspaper Articles re.: LIJS, 1988-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 10: JS Faculty Information, 1988-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 11: JS Curriculum, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 12: JS Course Syllabi, 1988-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 13: V.I.P. Applications and Curriculum Vitae, 1986-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 14: V.I.P. Applications and Curriculum Vitae, 1989-1991Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Humanities Course 130, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Israel Bond re: B. Lipinsky, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 17: United Jewish Federation Community Grants, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Newsletters, 1987-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 19: New Perspectives in Judaic Studies Lecture Series, 1987-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 20: N.P.J.S. Correspondence, 1987-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 21: N.P.J.S. Lecturer Biography, 1988-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Mailing Lists, 1987-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Fundraising, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 24: International Martin Buber Conference, 1988Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Robert Siegel Lectureship, 1986-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Glickman-Galinson Symposium, 1986-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Glickman-Galinson Correspondence, 1986-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Glickman-Galinson Press, 1986-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Glickman-Galinson Speakers, 1986-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Dorsha Wallman Lectures, 1988-1989Add to your cart.
Folder 31: San Diego Jewish Conference: Events/Flyers, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 32: San Diego Jewish  Correspondence/Newspaper, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 33: White Aryan Racism Materials, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Rabbi Penner Papers donation to New York City, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 35: BookletsAdd to your cart.
Folder 36: Anne Frank Event, 1990Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Amyra-Grossbard-Shechtman Acting Director LIJS Correspondence, 1987-1988Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Miscellaneous Information Professors, 1986-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Jewish Studies Network Publications, 1988-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 40: Intifada Forum, 1989Add to your cart.
Folder 41: Miscellaneous Papers, 1986-1990Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Oversized, 1986-1990Add to your cart.

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