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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: Abraham Nasatir Memorial Event, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Abraham Nasatir Information, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 3: State of Israel Bonds, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Seymour Camp Book Collection, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Martin Buber Conference, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Baron Personal Correspondence, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 7: SDSU Faculty Fellows Program, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Prospect for Peace in Middle East Panel Event, 1991-1993Add to your cart.
Folder 9: San Diego, Tijuana History Fair, 1991-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 10: By-Laws, 1992Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Acadame Booklet, 1993Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Administrative, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Executive Board, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Board of Visitors, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Board of  Visitors, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Lipinsky Circle, 1991-1992Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Budget and Fees, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Brochures Donors, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Donor List, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Gift-giving and Fundraising and Endowment, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Funding/Donor Lists, 1994-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Donation Check Copies, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Check Requests, 1993-1994Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Check Requests, 1994-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Honorarium Requests, 1993-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Instructionally Related Activities Funds Forms, 1992-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Purchase Orders, 1994-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Correspondence, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Community Outreach, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 30: San Diego Community Events and Flyers, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 31: SDSU Events and Flyers, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Events and Flyers, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 33: NPJS Lecture Flyers, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Lecture Series NPJS, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 35: Baron Fund Ethics, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Glickman-Galinson Symposium, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Maurice Friedman Lecture, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 38: Robert Siegel Lectures, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 39: Professor Biographies/ Curriculum VitaeAdd to your cart.
Folder 40: V.I.P. Correspondence and Curriculum Vitae, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 41: VIP Shoshana Newman, 1991Add to your cart.
Folder 42: Newsletters, 1991-1994Add to your cart.
Folder 43: Newsletters, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Jewish Studies Courses Flyers, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Jewish Studies Courses Syllabi, 1994-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 46: Hebrew Language Courses, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 47: Newspaper Articles, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 48: Newspaper Articles, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 49: SDSU News and Press Releases, Announcements, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 50: Miscellaneous Notes, 1991-1995Add to your cart.
Folder 51: Nation of Islam, Farrakhan, 1994Add to your cart.
Folder 52: SDSU Anti-Semitism on Campus, 1992-1994Add to your cart.
Folder 53: San Diego Holocaust Commemoration, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 54: Building Tolerance Project, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 55: Operation Understanding, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 56: 10th Anniversary Brunch, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 57: 10th Anniversary Celebration, 1995Add to your cart.
Folder 58: Oversized, 1991Add to your cart.

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