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Manuscript Collection No. 833
Funding, in part, for the arrangement and description of this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
David L. Zielonka was born in 1904 to Rabbi and Mrs. Martin Zielonka. He was ordained at Hebrew Union College in 1929 and briefly served as rabbi at Temple Beth El in Corsicana, Texas. From 1930 until his retirement in 1970, he served as rabbi at Congregation Schaarai Zedek in Tampa, Florida. He was also a professor at the University of Tampa from 1931-1970, and head of the department of Religion there from 1963-1970. Rabbi Zielonka was also active in the Rotary Club of Tampa as well as several boy’s clubs near Tampa, Fla. He died in 1977.
This collection consists of correspondence, sermons, awards and honors, and photographs from Rabbi David L. Zielonka’s forty year career at Congregation Schaarai Zedek in Tampa, Florida and as a founding faculty member of the University of Tampa.
This collection is arranged in a single series; materials arranged alphabetically.
Terms of Access and Use
This collection is 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
Carl Zielonka, by the act of donating this collection to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by the Zielonka family and their heirs. Literary rights may also be retained by specific creators of some 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.
Zielonka, David L. Nearprint Biographies.
Congregation Schaarai Zedek (Tampa, Fla.). Nearprint Geography.
Footnotes and bibliographic references should refer to the David L. Zielonka Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-833. David L. Zielonka Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The David L. Zielonka Papers were received from Carl Zielonka, Tampa, Fla., in September, 2006.
Processed by Michelle Wirth, October, 2011.
This collection was arranged and described according to minimal-processing standards. Funding, in part, for the arrangement and description of this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the AJA Online Catalog.
Persons and Families
Zielonka, David L.
Congregation Schaarai Zedek (Tampa, Fla.)
United States. National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
University of Tampa.
Genres and Forms
Jewish sermons, American.
Rabbis -- Florida -- Tampa.