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Manuscript Collection No. 212
Rabbi, civil rights activist, Albert M. Lewis was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in 1913. After graduating from the University of Cincinnati and Hebrew Union College, he served as rabbi of Temple Isaiah in Los Angeles (1948-1978) where he was also active in civil rights and progressive political causes. Lewis died May 2, 1991.
Correspondence and miscellaneous items including materials concerning the Pacific Southwest Council of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations and fundraising for the State of Israel.
Terms of Access and Use
The Albert M. Lewis 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
Albert M. Lewis, by the act of donating the Albert M. Lewis Papers to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by Albert M. Lewis Papers 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 Albert M. Lewis Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-212. Albert M. Lewis Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Albert M. Lewis Papers were received from Albert M. Lewis, Los Angeles, California.
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.
Israel -- History -- 1948-
Jews -- California -- Los Angeles
Lewis, Albert M. -- (Albert Manilla) -- 1913-1991 -- Manuscripts
Rabbis -- California -- Los Angeles
Union of American Hebrew Congregations