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Elmer Berger and Roselle Tekiner Papers, 1940s-1970s

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1807
Bib ID 12215223 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Berger, Elmer, 1908-1996
Title Elmer Berger and Roselle Tekiner Papers, 1940s-1970s
Physical Description 6 linear feet (5 document boxes; 1 flat box)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Collection is listed at the box level.

Description

Summary

Elmer Berger and Roselle Tekiner Papers contain correspondence, documents, writings, articles and other printed material related to their activities and publications about the national identity in Israel, Israeli law, racism and antisemitism.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Elmer Berger and Roselle Tekiner Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Revision Description

2016-10-22 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
American Jewish Alternatives to Zionism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Berger, Elmer, 1908-1996 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jewish-Arab relations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jews -- United States -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tekiner, Roselle Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Zionism -- United States -- History -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Elmer Berger was a Jewish Reform rabbi and was the executive director of the American Council for Judaism from its founding in 1942 until 1955. In 1968 he founded American Jewish Alternatives to Zionism. Roselle Tekiner was Elmer Berger's wife. She was an anthropologist, who published on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She received her MA in anthropology from Columbia in 1966 and Ph.D. from CUNY-Graduate Center in 1974.