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Edith Altschul Lehman papers, 1856-1976, bulk 1963-1976

Series I: Subject Files, 1942-1976

The majority of the subject files document Edith Lehman's social and philanthropic activities. Files relating to the Play Schools Association reflect her role as president and chairman and include correspondence, reports, memos, and conference materials. Sponsorship files contain brief notes recording her responses to event invitations and to the many requests for her sponsorship or endorsement of particular groups. Other files focus on particular projects, organizations, and individuals and contain correspondence and memos. Files are arranged alphabetically.

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Box 1 Folder 1 A, 1963-1975


Box 1 Folder 2 Abortion Law Repeal Legislation, 1971-1975


Box 1 Folder 3 Abrams, Morris B., 1965-1970


Box 1 Folder 4 Altschul, Frank and Helen G., 1964-1970


Box 1 Folder 5 Altschul, Frank and Helen G.--80th Birthday Party, 1967


Box 1 Folder 6 American Council for Judaism, 1960s


Box 1 Folder 7 American Friends of Hebrew University, 1964-1975


Box 1 Folder 8 American Jewish Committee, 1964-1975


Box 1 Folder 9 American Jewish Congress, 1972-1973


Box 1 Folder 10 Americans for Democratic Action, 1970-1975


Box 1 Folder 11 Animal Legislation, 1966-1970


Box 1 Folder 12 Animal Shipment Legislation, 1973-1974


Box 1 Folder 13 Arnstein, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence and Flora J., 1965-1975


Box 1 Folder 14 General, 1963-1971



Box 2 Folder 1 B, 1964-1975


Box 2 Folder 2 Beame, Abraham, 1969-1973


Box 2 Folder 3 Benton, William and Helen, 1965-1975


Box 2 Folder 4 Bingham, Jonathon B. and June R., 1964-1976


Box 2 Folder 5 Birmingham, Stephen--"Our Crowd,", 1967-1968


Box 2 Folder 6 B'nai B'rith Lehman Exhibition (Washington), 1964-1965


Box 2 Folder 7 Bragdon, Paul E., 1965-1971


Box 2 Folder 8 Brandeis University, 1964-1973


Box 2 Folder 9 Brunkard, Thomas V. Memorial Service, 1973



Box 3 Folder 1 C, 1956-1976


Box 3 Folder 2 Carey, Hugh L., 1974-1976


Box 3 Folder 3 Carey Transition Council, 1974


Box 3 Folder 4 to 6 Children's Zoo, 1961-1976, (3 Folders)



Box 4 Folder 1 Columbia University, 1972


Box 4 Folder 2 Constitutional Convention, New York State, 1967


Box 4 Folder 3 Cordier, Andrew W., 1969-1975


Box 4 Folder 4 Council for Livestock Protection, circa, 1970s


Box 4 Folder 5 Crank Letters, 1966-1975


Box 4 Folder 6 D, 1970s


Box 4 Folder 7 Dimona, Israel, Edith Lehman High School, 1960s


Box 4 Folder 8 Douglas, Paul H. and Emily, 1966-1974


Box 4 Folder 9 Duschnitz, Lilli, 1938-1941


Box 4 Folder 10 E, 1964-1975



Box 5 Folder 1 Edelstein, Julius C.C., 1966-1975


Box 5 Folder 2 F, 1964-1975


Box 5 Folder 3 Federation of Jewish Philanthropies, 1966-1974


Box 5 Folder 4 Friends of Central Park Zoo, 1970s


Box 5 Folder 5 G, 1967-1975


Box 5 Folder 6 Goodhart, Arthur L. and Family, 1970s


Box 5 Folder 7 Gore, Albert, 1970-1972


Box 5 Folder 8 H, 1964-1975


Box 5 Folder 9 to 12 Henry Street Settlement, 1970-1975, (4 Folders)



Box 6 Folder 1 to 2 Henry Street Settlement, 1965-1969, (2 Folders)


Box 6 Folder 3 Humane Slaughter of Animals, 1957-1974


Box 6 Folder 4 to 6 Humphrey, Hubert H. and Muriel, 1960-1976, (3 Folders)


Box 6 Folder 7 I, 1965-1972


Box 6 Folder 8 Israel, 1967-1973


Box 6 Folder 9 J, 1964-1974


Box 6 Folder 10 Jackson, Barbara, 1964-175


Box 6 Folder 11 Jackson, Sir Robert G. A., 1965-1976



Box 7 Folder 1 Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1965-1975


Box 7 Folder 2 Johnson, Lyndon B. and Lady Bird, 1963-1975


Box 7 Folder 3 Johnson, Lyndon B. Inauguration, 1965


Box 7 Folder 4 Johnson-Humphrey Campaign, 1964


Box 7 Folder 5 K, 1966-1974


Box 7 Folder 6 Kennedy, Robert F., 1960-1966


Box 7 Folder 7 Koch, Edward I., 1964-1975


Box 7 Folder 8 Krents, Harold, 1960-1976


Box 7 Folder 9 L, 1965-1972


Lehman, Edith Altschul


Box 7 Folder 10 Art Exhibition Catalogs, 1954-1961


Box 7 Folder 11 85th Birthday Party, 1974



Box 8 Folder 1 New York Post Interview, 1974


Box 8 Folder 2 Speeches, 1966-1972


Box 8 Folder 3 Speeches, 1957-1958


Box 8 Folder 4 to 6 Lehman, Herbert H. College, 1967-1976, (3 Folders)


Box 8 Folder 7 Lehman, Herbert H.--Juvenile Biography Plans, 1964


Box 8 Folder 8 Lehman, Mayer--Family Fund, 1969-1975


Box 8 Folder 9 Lehman, Orin, 1964-1976


Box 8 Folder 10 Leidesdorf, Samuel D., 1964-1973


Box 8 Folder 11 Lindsey, John V., 1964-1969



Box 9 Folder 1 M, 1968-1975


Box 9 Folder 2 McGovern Campaign, 1972


Box 9 Folder 3 Magnes Memorial Museum


Box 9 Folder 4 Metropolitan Museum and Central Park, 1971


Box 9 Folder 5 Mondale, Walter F., 1974-1975


Box 9 Folder 6 Morgenthau, Robert--D.A. Campaign, 1974-1975


Box 9 Folder 7 Morgenthau, Robert--Gubernatorial Campaign, 1970


Box 9 Folder 8 Mount Sinai Hospital and School of Medicine, 1964-1976



Box 10 Folder 1 N, 1963-1975


Box 10 Folder 2 National--General, 1958-1971


Box 10 Folder 3 N.A.A.C.P.-- Herbert H. Lehman Education Fund, 1965-1974


Box 10 Folder 4 New York Hospital-- Hilda Master Chair, 1967-1974


Box 10 Folder 5 New York State-- Lehman Memorial Fellowships, 1964-1973


Box 10 Folder 6 New York State Thruway, 1942-1964


Box 10 Folder 7 New York University Medical Center, 1964-1971


Box 10 Folder 8 O, 1970-1975


Box 10 Folder 9 P, 1965-1974


Box 10 Folder 10 Philanthropies, 1968-1975


Play Schools Association



Box 11 Folder 1 Biennial Conference, 1965


Box 11 Folder 2 to 7 General, 1974-1976, (6 Folders)


Box 11 Folder 8 Biennial Conference, 1969


Box 11 Folder 9 Political--General, 1970-1971


Box 11 Folder 10 Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1963-1964



Box 12 Folder 1 R, 1964-1974


Box 12 Folder 2 Roosevelt, Eleanor--Memorial Foundation, 1964-1972


Box 12 Folder 3 Roosevelt, Franklin D.--Monument Committee, 1966-1975


Box 12 Folder 4 Sa-Se, 1960-1974


Box 12 Folder 5 Sh-Sy, 1964-1974


Box 12 Folder 6 to 15 Sponsorships, 1966-1975, (10 Folders)


Box 12 Folder 16 T, 1964-1972


Box 12 Folder 17 Thanks to Scandinavia, 1964-1968



Box 13 Folder 1 United Jewish Appeal, 1962-1975


Box 13 Folder 2 U-V, 169-1975


Box 13 Folder 3 W, 1963-1973


Box 13 Folder 4 Wagner, Robert Jr., 1964-1975


Box 13 Folder 5 Wald, Lillian D.-- Election to the Hall of Fame, 1965-1971


Box 13 Folder 6 to 7 Weinfeld, Edward, 1965-1975, (2 Folders)


Box 13 Folder 8 Williams College, 1964-1974



Box 14 Folder 1 Williams College--Scholarships, 1960s-1970s


Box 14 Folder 2 Wise, Hilda Jane Lehman and Family, 1970s


Box 14 Folder 3 Yale University, 1970-1975


Box 14 Folder 4 Y-Z, 1965-1975