Hoffman, Charles Isaiah, 1864–1945
|Name||Hoffman, Charles Isaiah, 1864–1945.|
|Special Call Number||ARC 53|
|Title||Charles Isaiah Hoffman and Fanny Binswager Hoffman papers; Papers and Diaries, 1900-1945|
|Physical Description||2 linear ft. [Papers of Charles Isaiah Hoffman and Fanny Binswager Hoffman]|
|Research Note||Access may be restricted. Reproduction or publication only with permission. Email for details.|
|Biographical Note||Lawyer, journalist, Conservative rabbi.|
|Collection Summary||Correspondence, reports, and clippings, 1888–1945, concerning JEWISH EXPONENT newspaper, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Conservative Judaism, Congregation OHebrew Shalom, Newark, N.J., and family matters; manuscript and printed sermons and articles; Hoffman's reports as rabbi to Congregation OHebrew Shalom, 1907–1930; diaries, 1903–1945; manuscript Aramaic-Hebrew-Yiddish dictionary; wills, birth certificates, and other certificates and diplomas; and clippings, 1852–1888, from Jewish press.|
|Collection Summary||Papers of Fanny Binswager Hoffman include report on Young Women's Union of Hebrew Education Society, 1886; and memoirs, and photographs of Binswager family. Also contains condolence letters, and obituaries on death of Charles Hoffman, 1945, and of Fanny Binswager Hoffman, 1948; genealogy of Binswager family, 1957; and reprint of article on Charles Hoffman by his son, M. David Hoffman, 1964.|
|Language||Dictionary is in Aramaic, Hebrew, and Yiddish.|
|Inventory Note||The most current general and box level inventory is available in the Special Collections Reading Room (Guide to the JTS Archival Collections).|
|Selected Search Terms||
OrganizationsJewish Theological Seminary of America.
Congregation OHebrew Shalom (Newark, N.J.)
Hebrew Education Society. Young Women's Union.
Jews New Jersey Newark.
Jews Education Societies, etc.
Jewish women Societies and clubs.
Rabbinical seminaries New York (N.Y.)
Family United States.
Aramaic language Dictionaries Hebrew.
Aramaic Language Dictionaries Yiddish.
Jewish sermons, American.
Geographical TermsNewark (N.J.) Religious and ecclesiastical institutions.
Newark (N.J.) Religious life and customs.
|Archive Location||Jewish Theological Seminary. Library, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY, 10027.|
|Preliminary Box Level|
|53-1||Papers. Correspondence. Reports to "Ohev Shalom." Addresses, articles, sermons.|
|53-2||Papers. Personal material. Birth, marriage certificates, etc. Correspondence with family. Death of C. Hoffman. Tributes, eulogies. Fanny Binswagen Hoffman: Papers. Pictures. Memoir of Dr. Cornelia Kahn.|
|53-3||Papers. Diaries: 1903, 1907, 1915, 1922. Ledger. Dictionary handwritten.|
|53-4||Papers. Diaries 1933–1936. Notes, Misc.|