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Maurice Laserson collection

Document | Digitized | Accession Number: 2012.136 | RG Number: RG-69.007M

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    Overview

    Description
    This collection includes personal papers of Maurice Laserson, a social worker involved with the resettlement of Jewish refugees. The papers reflect his work with the Obshchestvo remeslennogo i zemledel╩╣cheskogo truda sredi evreev (Soviet Union) (ORT) and his connections with the Australian Jewish colleagues. Includes reports, newspaper clippings, writings and publications by J.M. Machover, Walter Lippmann, Rabbi Schenk and his articles from 1937-57, as well as correspondence on the plight of German Jewish refugees, including James McDonald's correspondence about the Jews in Europe,1933-1934.
    Date
    inclusive:  1933-1963

    Physical Details

    Extent
    1,565 digital images : TIFF ; 168 MB.
    3 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
    1 DVD-ROM ; 4 3/4 in..
    System of Arrangement
    Arrangement is thematic. Arranged in two series: : Series 1. Correspondence 1933-34 on plight of German Jewish refugees: O.R.T. PR material in Australia; Exhibition of Paintings by Jewish Artists in Sydney 1951; and Series 2. Writings and publications: Articles of J.M. Machover, Walter Lippmann, Rabbi Schenk, and his own articles 1937-57.

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    This material can only be accessed in a Museum reading room or other on-campus viewing stations. No other access restrictions apply to this material.
    Conditions on Use
    Permission must be obtained from the University of Sydney, Archive of Australian Judaica for any type of use other than research.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Geographic Name
    Russia
    Corporate Name
    World Jewish Congress

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    Source of acquisition is the University of Sydney. Archive of Australian Judaica. The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the microfiche in July 2012 via the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum International Archives Project.
    Record last modified:
    2023-08-28 09:13:56
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