University of Connecticut, Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life Records
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains administrative records, publications and reports documenting the activities and programs of the Center including the National Jewish Data Bank.
The collection is open and available for research.
Restrictions on Use and Copyright Information
Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.
The Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life at the University of Connecticut in Storrs was founded by the Board of Trustees in February of 1979 and was formally launched at an Inaugural Program on June 12, 1979 when Nobel Laureate I.B. Singer addressed nearly 1,000 persons. The Center is housed in the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.
The threefold purpose of the Center is: • To foster academic study and research in Judaic Studies. • To offer undergraduate and graduate courses for academic concentration and enrichment as well as training for service in the community by providing a Judaic Studies component. • To provide resources for continuing education in Judaic Studies and related areas of scholarly inquiry.
Additional information can be found on their website.
1.25 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
Records documenting the activities of the Center at the University of Connecticut from 1971 to the present.
Provenance and Acquisition
The records were transferred to the Archives by the Center in 2013.
- Administrative records Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Clippings (information artifacts) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Newsletters Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Publications (documents) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- annual reports Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- University of Connecticut, Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life Records
- Archives & Special Collections staff
- 2013 September
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