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Manuscript Collection No. 265
Benjamin Szold was born in Hungary in 1829. After becoming a rabbi, Szold led Congregation Oheb Shalom in Baltimore, shaping it into a leading U.S. congregation. Szold was a Zionist, communal leader, and Hebraist. He was the father of Henrietta Szold, herself a leading Zionist. Benjamin Szold died in 1902.
Collection consisting of correspondence, family documents, writings and miscellaneous items.
Terms of Access and Use
The Benjamin Szold 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
Isaac M. Fein, by the act of donating the Benjamin Szold Papers to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by tBenjamin Szold 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 Benjamin Szold Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-265. Benjamin Szold Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Benjamin Szold Papers were received from Baltimore, Maryland, in 1968.
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.
Congregation Oheb Shalom (Baltimore, Md.)
Hebrew language -- Study and teaching -- Maryland -- Baltimore
Jews -- Maryland -- Baltimore
Rabbis -- Maryland -- Baltimore
Szold, Benjamin, -- 1829-1902
Szold, Henrietta -- 1860-1945
Zionists -- Maryland -- Baltimore