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Manuscript Collection No. 133
Maurice L. Zigmond was born in Denver, Colorado, in 1904. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1925, was ordained a rabbi in 1925 at Hebrew Union College, and obtained a Ph.D. in anthropology from Yale in 1941. The major portion of Zigmond's career was spent working with Jewish college youth on campuses in New England. He held posts at Harvard, Radcliffe, Yale, and the University of Connecticut. He also served as director of the New England Regional Office of the B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation during the 1960's and 1970's. Zigmond was active in the peace movement of the 1960's, and strongly supported student protests against the Vietnam War.
Collection includes correspondence, clippings, certificates, sermons, writings, and photographs mostly pertaining to Zigmond's tenure as Director of the New England Regional Office of B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation.
Terms of Access and Use
The Maurice L. Zigmond Papers are open to all users. The original manuscript collection is available in the Barrows-Loebelson Reading Room of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
Property and Literary Rights
Maurice L. Zigmond, by the act of donating the Maurice L. Zigmond Papers to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by Maurice L. Zigmond and his heirs. Literary rights may also be retained by specific creators of materials.
Questions concerning rights should be addressed to the Executive Director of the American Jewish Archives. For more information see the American Jewish Archives copyright information webpage.
Footnotes and bibliographic references should refer to the Maurice L. Zigmond Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-133. Maurice L. Zigmond Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Maurice L. Zigmond Papers were received from Maurice L. Zigmond, Belmont, Massachusetts, in 1980.
Processed by American Jewish Archives staff.
No further accruals are expected to this collection.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the AJA's online catalog.
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation (Harvard University) -- Boston, Mass
Jewish college students
Jewish sermons, American
Peace movements -- Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
Rabbis -- Massachusetts -- Boston
Sachar, Abram Leon -- 1899-1993
Zigmond, Maurice L. -- 1904-