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Manuscript Collection No. 267
Abram Simon was born in Nashville, Tennessee in 1872. Ordained as a rabbi at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati in 1894, Simon spent the bulk of his rabbinic career at Washington Hebrew Congregation in Washington, D.C. Simon was married to Carrie Obendorfer, a founder of the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods. Abram Simon died in 1938.
Collection consisting of biographical material, personal papers, correspondence, sermons, addresses, and newsclippings; together with Simon's Ph.D. thesis, THE CONSTRUCTIVE CHARACTER AND FUNCTION OF RELIGION IN HUMAN PROGRESS (1907).
Terms of Access and Use
The Abram Simon 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
David R. Simon, by the act of donating the Abram Simon Papers to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by Abram Simon 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 Abram Simon Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-267. Abram Simon Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Abram Simon Papers were received from David R. Simon, Washington D.C., in 1961.
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.
Jewish sermons, American
Jews -- Washington (D.C.)
Rabbis -- Washington (D.C.)
Simon, Abram -- 1872-1938
Simon, Carrie Obendorfer, -- (Mrs. Abram Simon), -- 1872-1961
Washington Hebrew Congregation (Washington, D.C.)