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American Jewish Historical Society -New England Collections99-101 Newbury StreetBoston, MA 02116Tel. 617-226-1245Fax: 617-226-1248
Judi GarnerArchivist617-226-1245Stephanie CallSchilder/Dana Assistant Archivist617-226-1241
The Wyner Center of the American Jewish Historical Society (AJHS) at the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston, MA functions as the New England regional headquarters of AJHS, the nation’s oldest historical organization. The Society at NEHGS serves as the archival repository for the documentary record of Jewish life in the Greater Boston area and New England communities, and the home of the reference library of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Boston. The Society’s extensive holdings include personal papers, organizational records, photographs, reports and other materials for researching the history of the Jewish community of Boston, including the records of the Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston and the Boston Jewish Community Relations Council, the Rabb Family/Stop & Shop archive, and the personal papers of Abraham C. Ratshetsky, Rabbi Albert I. Gordon and many others.
The American Jewish Historical Society-New England Archive is located on the fifth floor of the NEHGS Library at 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, Massachusetts.
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