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Papers of Stephen S. Wise

 Collection
Identifier: 11-MWalB02445

Scope and Contents

The Papers of Stephen S. Wise consists of 90 linear feet of manuscript material and represents Wise's career as a rabbi and his involvement in public affairs. The bulk of the collection consists of materials related to organizations in which Wise was involved, sermons, and correspondence.  The collection also includes an unlisted microfilm reel of personal correspondence and five microfilm reels of Wise's diaries.  For access to, or information on, these items, please contact an Archives and Special Collections staff member.

Dates

  • 1896-1949

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research. Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.

Materials are fragile. As a preservation measure, patrons are requested to use the microfilm copy of this collection. The microfilm is housed in the Judaica department, and the record is available in the online library catalog.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. For more information please contact the department.

Extent

90 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

Arranged in twenty series: 1. Personal Affairs, 1864-1949; 2. Publications, 1890-1964; 3. Free Synagogue, 1907-1966; 4. Jewish Institute of Religion, 1920-1949; 5. American Jewish Affairs, 1895-1949; 6. Relations with Non-Jews, 1906-1964; 7. New York Affairs, 1900-1949; 8. United States Affairs, 1888-1956; 9. Press, 1900-1949; 10. World Affairs, 1909-1949; 11. American Jewish Congress/World Jewish Congress, 1914-1966; 12. Refugees, 1911-1949; 13. Refugees, 1896-1949; 14. Palestine/Israel, 1898-1949; 15. Arts and Letters, 1911-1949; 16. General Individual Correspondence, 1899-1949; 17. Requests for Aid, 1912-1949; 18. Supplement, 1899-1974; 19. Supplement II, 1898-1966; 20. Supplement III, 1924-1947.

Physical Location

Please note that microfilm reels related to this collection are housed in Judaica Reference in the cabinets marked "Americana Judiaca Microfilm".

Processing Information

Processed in 2003.  Migrated to Archon by Craig Bruce Smith in 2011. Further migration to ArchivesSpace by Sean Beebe in 2020.

Title
Papers of Stephen S. Wise
Author
Unknown. Migrated to Archon by Craig Bruce Smith in 2011. Further migration to ArchivesSpace by Sean Beebe in 2020.
Date
Processed in 2003. Updated in 2011 and 2020.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

Contact:
415 South St.
Waltham MA

About Us

The Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department at Brandeis University consists of two collecting units, the University Archives and Special Collections. University Archives documents the history and development of Brandeis University and its faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Special Collections features a broad array of unique primary source materials across a wide range of disciplines that support research, teaching and learning at Brandeis. Learn more about our collections