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Manuscript Collection No. 860
Funding, in part, for the arrangement and description of this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Albert Maimon Shulman was born in Nemirov, Russia on March 21, 1902 to Morris and Rachel Shulman. His family came to the United States in 1904. He received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern California in 1926 and a master’s degree from the same in 1927. Shulman then attended the Jewish Institute of Religion where he was ordained a rabbi in 1932. He was awarded an honorary doctorate from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 1960.
After ordination, he became rabbi at Temple Beth-El in South Bend, Indiana. In 1943, he joined the United States Navy and served as a chaplain throughout the war.
Shulman published two books: Religious Heritage of America and Gateway to Judaism.
This collection consists primarily of Rabbi Shulman’s writings, which mostly include unpublished manuscripts of anthologies based on numbers in Jewish history and literature. These undated manuscripts sometimes consist of multiple iterations. Also included is correspondence regarding Shulman’s two published works: Religious Heritage of America and Gateway to Judaism.
This collection is arranged in one (1) series; material is 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
Naomi Shulman Eckhaus, 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 Albert M. Shulman or his 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.
Shulman, Albert M., 1902-. Photographs. PC-4165.
Shulman, Albert M., 1902-. Nearprint Biographies.
Footnotes and bibliographic references should refer to the Albert M. Shulman Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-860. Albert M. Shulman Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Albert M. Shulman Papers were received from Naomi Shulman Eckhaus, Chapel Hill, N.C., in August, 2003.
Processed by Michelle Wirth Detroit, March, 2012.
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
Shulman, Albert M., 1902-
United States. National Historical Publications and Records Commission