Libraries, Archives with Yizkor Book Holdings

Compiled by the JewishGen Yizkor Book Project

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*Those libraries marked with an asterisk have their Yizkor book collections included in the Yizkor Book Database

This file includes information about all libraries and archives that have substantial collections of Yizkor Books (i.e., more than 25).

 
Location Name of Institution
& Library/Archive
Postal Address E-mail address Web site Telephone # Fax # Chief Librarian/Archivist No. of Yizkor Books
Australia Jewish Holocaust Museum & Research Center 13 Selwyn Street ,
Elsternwick, Victoria
3185, Australia
    61-3-95281985 61-3-95283758 Ursula Flicker About 90
Canada Albert and Temmy Latner Jewish Public Library of Toronto 4600 Bathurst Street,
4th Floor North York,
Ontario,
Canada M2R 3V3
alephtav@idirect.com http://webhome.idirect.com/~alephtav/ (416) 635-2996   Steven M. Bergson 500+
Canada Jewish Public Library 1 Cummings Square
5151 Cote St. Catherine Road
Montreal,
Quebec H3W 1M6
reference@jplmontreal.org http://www.jewishpubliclibrary.org (514) 345-2627 (514) 345-6477 Librarian: Eddie Paul (# 3004) Archivist: Shannon Hodge (# 3015) 600+
Canada University of Toronto,
John P. Robarts Research Library
130 St. George Street
Toronto, Ontario,
Canada M5S 1A5
barry.walfish@utoronto.ca http://www.library.utoronto.ca (416) 978-4319 (416) 978-8227 Dr. Barry Walfish, Judaica Specialist 500+
France Centre de Documentation Juive Contemporaine 17, rue Geoffroy l'asnier
75004 Paris,
France
bibliotheque@memorial-cdjc.org http://www.memorial-cdjc.org 33142774472 33148871250 Sara Halperyn
Marcel Meslati
About 200
Great Britain British Library,
Oriental and India Office Collections
96 Euston Road,
London,
NW1 2DB England
    020-771-412-7332 020-771-412-7268   110+
Great Britain Cambridge University Library West Road,
Cambridge
CB3 9DR England
reference@lib.cam.ac.uk http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk 44-1223-333016 44-1223-333160 Peter Fox  
Great Britain Finchley Synagogue,
*Jewish Genealogical Society of Great Britain
Kinloss Gardens, Finchley
London N3 2SY
jgsgb@ort.org http://www.jgsgb.ort.org/       About 65
Great Britain Institute of Jewish Studies,
London School of Jewish Studies
(Jews' College Library)
Schaller House,
44a Albert Road
London,
NW4 2SJ England
    020-881-203-6427 020-881-203-6420    
Great Britain Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies,
*Leopold Muller Memorial Library
Yarnton Manor,
Yarnton, Oxfordshire
OX5 1PY England
muller.library@ochjs.ac.uk http://www.ochjs.ac.uk/mullerlibrary/search/yizkor-search.html 018650377946 01865-375079 Dr. Piet W. van Boxel 350
Great Britain University of London,
School of Oriental
and African Studies (SOAS)
Thornhaugh Street,
Russell Square,
London,
WC1H 0XG England
    020-7-323-6098 020-7-636-2834    
Great Britain Wiener Library 4 Devonshire Street,
London
W1N 2BH, England
lib@wl.u-net.com http://www.wienerlibrary.co.uk 0171 636 7247 0171 436 6428 Colin Clarke About 60
Israel *Ahad Haam Library in
“Shar Zion Public Library - Beit Ariela”
25 Shderot Shaul Ha'Melech,
Tel Aviv, Israel
    972-3-6910141 ext. 247 972-3-6919024 Jochanan Arnon, Director
Dani Nadav
About 500
Israel *Bar-Ilan University Central Library,
Hebrew Classification and Cataloging Dept.
Ramat-Gan,
Israel 52900
wilkda@mail.biu.ac.il http://www.biu.ac.il/lib 972-3-5318165 972-3-5349233 Yaakov Aronson
Eliza Bar-Magen
About 420
Israel Beit Lohamei Haghetaot Ghetto Fighters' House,
D.N Western Galilee,
Israel 25220
dgy@gfh.org.il http://www.gfh.org.il 972-4-995-8080 (or 995-8023/4) 972-4-995-8007 Main Librarian - Dalia
Assistant - Mikah
About 500
Israel *Ben Gurion University of the Negev,
Zalman Aranne Central Library
P. O. Box 653,
84105 Beer Sheva,
Israel
avner@bgumail.bgu.ac.il http://www.bgu.ac.il/aranne 972-8-6461413

972-8-6461411
972-8-6472940 Avner Shmuelevitz 300+
Israel *Haifa University,
Haifa University Library
Mount Carmel,
31 905 Haifa,
Israel
hill@lib.haifa.ac.il or
hope@lib.haifa.ac.il
http://www-lib.haifa.ac.il 972-04-8240529
972-04-8240285
972-04-8249146
972-04-8257753
Ms. Humi Rekem 450+
Israel Hebrew University, Givat Ram Campus,
Jewish National and University Library
P.O.B. 34165,
Jerusalem,
91341 Israel
sjaphet@vms.huji.ac.il http://jnul.huji.ac.il 972-2-6585004 972-2-6511771 Prof. Sara Japhet, Director
Elizabeth Friedman
 
Israel Hitachdut Yotzei Polin 158 Dizengoff Street,
Tel Aviv,
63461, Israel
    972-3-5225078 972-3-5236684   200+
Israel Moadon Ha'Bund-Brith Avoda,
The Kurski Library
48 Kaliszer St.
Tel Aviv, Israel
    972-3-517-6764   Dina and Mendel Schein 100+
Israel Tel Aviv University,
Sourasky Central Library
P.O. Box 39038,
Tel-Aviv 61390,
Israel
csimcha@taulib.tau.ac.il http://www.tau.ac.il/cenlib 972-3-6408747 972-3-6409598 Simcha Zaharur About 40
Israel Yad LeZehava Institute for Holocaust Research (YZI) PO Box 513
Kedumim,
Israel 44856
a.bendov@yahoo.com   972-52-5666240   Meir Shilloh
Avigdor Ben-Dov
150+
Israel Yad Vashem Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority,
Yad Vashem Library
Har Hazikaron
P. O. Box 3477
Jerusalem, 91034
Israel
library@yadvashem.org.il http://www.yad-vashem.org.il 972-2-6443531 972-2-6443443 Dr. Robert Rozett 1040
US, California * Hebrew Union College-JIR,
Frances-Henry Library
3077 University Ave.
Los Angeles,
CA 90007-3796
hhorowitz@huc.edu http://www.huc.edu (213) 749-3424 (213) 749-1937 Harvey P. Horowitz 450+
US, California * JFCS Holocaust Center 2245 Post Street
San Francisco,
CA 94115
  http://www.tauberholocaustlibrary.org/yizkorcollect.html (415) 449-3717      
US, California *Simon Wiesenthal Center,
Simon Wiesenthal Center Library & Archives
1399 S. Roxbury Drive
Los Angeles,
CA 90035-4709
library@wiesenthal.net http://www.wiesenthal.com (310) 772-7605 (310) 277-6568 Adaire J. Klein 300
US, California Stanford University,
Green Library
Stanford,
CA 94305-6004
zbaker@stanford.edu http://www.sul.stanford.edu (650) 725-1054 (650) 725-1068 Zachary M. Baker, Reinhard Family Curator of Judaica
and Hebraica Collections
 
US, California *UCLA,
University Research Library
P.O. Box 95175
Los Angeles,
CA 90095
ecz5hir@mvs.oac.ucla.edu
or
dhirsch@library.ucla.edu
http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/ (310) 825-2930 (310) 206-4974 David G. Hirsch, Middle East Bibliographer  
US, California *University of Judaism,
Jack M. & Bell Ostrow Library
15600 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles,
CA 90077
    (310) 476-9777 (310) 476-5423 Richard Burke  
US, California University of Southern California
Doheny Library 101-D
Los Angeles,
CA 90089-0182
lsipe@usc.edu   (213) 740-2929 (213) 740-9962 Lynn Sipe (Mr.),
Associate Dean for Collections
140+
US, Connecticut Yale University Library,
Judaica Collection
Sterling Memorial Library
120 High Street
New Haven,
CT 06520
nanette.stahl@yale.edu http://www.library.yale.edu/judaica/site/collection/yizkorbooks.php (203) 432-7207 (203) 432-7231 Dr. Nanette Stahl, Judaica Curator  
US, District of Columbia Jewish War Veterans,
National Museum of American Jewish Military History
1811 "R" Street,
N.W. Washington,
D.C. 20009
    (202) 265-6280 (202) 462-3192 Sandor Cohen  
US, District of Columbia Library of Congress,
The African and Middle Eastern Division
101 Independence Ave. SE
Thomas Jefferson Building, Room 220
Washington, D.C.
20540-4660
  Finding Aid for Yizkor Books : http://www.loc.gov/rr/amed/ (202) 707-5422 (202) 707-1724 Michael W. Grunberger  
US, District of Columbia U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place,
SW Washington, D.C.

20024-2162
  http://library.ushmm.org (202) 479-9717 (202) 479-9726 Mark Ziomek, Director of the Library 460
US, Florida * Florida Atlantic University,
S.E. Wimberly Library
Fraiberg Judaica Collections
S.E. Wimberly Library
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton,
FL 33431-0991
LYSCA@fau.edu http://www.library.fau.edu/depts/spc/spc/rarebooks_yiskorbooks.htm (561) 297-3787 (561) 297-2189 Ellen Randolph,
Rare Books Librarian
450+
US, Florida *University of Florida,
Price Library of Judaica
1504 Norman Hall
PO Box 117051
University of Florida
Gainesville,
FL 32611
judaica@mail.uflib.ufl.edu http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/ (352) 392-0308 (352) 392-4789 Robert Singerman, Jewish Studies Bibliographer 450+
US, Illinois Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center,
Brill Family Resource Center
9603 Woods Dr.
Skokie,
IL 60077
library@ilhmec.org http://www.ilholocaustmuseum.org (847) 967-4800
(847) 967-4805 (direct)
(847) 967-4804 Chief Librarian/Archivist,
  Lillian Polus Gerstner
About 43
US, Illinois Hebrew Theological College,
Saul Silber Memorial Library
7135 N. Carpenter Road
Skokie,
IL 60077
ssmlhtc@nslsilus.org
or
ssmlhtc@htcnet.edu
http://www.htcnet.edu (847) 982-2500 (847) 674-6381   About 350
US, Illinois Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies,
Asher Library (includes Chicago Jewish Archives)
618 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago,
IL 60605
asherlib@spertus.edu http://www.spertus.edu/ (312) 322-1749 (312) 922-0455 Glenn Ferdman,Director;
Joy Kingsolver, Archivist
 
US, Indiana *Allen County Public Library Post Office Box 2270
Fort Wayne,
IN 46801
Genealogy@ACPL.Info http://www.acpl.lib.in.us 260-421-1225   Curt B. Witcher 200+
US, Maryland *Baltimore Hebrew University,
Joseph Meyerhoff Library
5800 Park Heights Ave.
Baltimore,
MD 21215
bhulib@clark.net   (410) 578-6936   Elaine Mael and Barbara Salit-Mischel  
US, Maryland Jewish Museum of Maryland 15 Lloyd Street
Baltimore,
MD 21202
  http://www.jewishmuseummd.org (410) 732-6400 (410) 732-6451 Robin Waldman  
US, Massachusetts *Boston Public Library 700 Boylston Street
Boston,
MA 02117
  http://www.bpl.org (617) 536-5400      
US, Massachusetts *Brandeis University,
Goldfarb Library
P.O. Box 9110
Waltham,
MA 02254-9110
cutter@binah.cc.brandeis.edu http://www2.clarku.edu/offices/library/ 508-793-8897 508-793-8827 Gwen Arthur/Mott Linn 40
US, Massachusetts *Hebrew College,
Jacob & Rose Grossman Library
160 Herrick Road
Newton Centre,
MA 02549
bm.hct%rlg@forsyth.stanford.edu http://www.hebrewcollege.edu (617) 559-8600   Dr. Maurice Tuchman About 125
US, Massachusetts *Harvard University,
Widener Library
Harvard Yard Cambridge,
MA 02138
  http://hcl.harvard.edu/widener/ (617) 495-2411      
US, Michigan Holocaust Memorial Center,
Zekelman Family Campus
28123 Orchard Lake Road
Farmington hills,
MI 48334
info@holocaustcenter.org
or
feiga.weiss@holocaustcenter.org
http://www.holocaustcenter.org (248) 553-2400 ext 16
or
(248) 553-2834
(248) 553-2433 Feiga Weiss 1400+ (Yizkor books are on site and non-circulating)
US, Missouri St. Louis County Library,
Special Collections Department
1640 South Lindbergh,
St. Louis,
MO 63131
jloving@slcl.org http://webpac.slcl.org/ (314) 994-3300 ext 208 (314) 994-9411 ext 279 Joyce Loving,
Manager,
Special Collections
 
US, New York Columbia University Libraries,
Butler Library
535 W. 114th Street,
New York, NY 10027
unlandhe@columbia.edu http://library.columbia.edu/content/libraryweb/indiv/global/jewishstudies.html (212) 854-3995 (212) 854-3834 Frank H. Unlandherm,
Jewish Studies Librarian
 
US, New York *Cornell University,
Olin Library
504 Olin Library
Ithaca,
NY 14853
ybs1@cornell.edu   (607) 255-6086 (607) 255-9346 Yoram Szekely 450
US, New York *Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion,
Klau Library
1 W. 4th Street,
New York,
NY 10012-1186
    (212) 674-5300,
Ext. 258
(for questions
about holdings)
(212) 533-0129
Attn: Library
Philip E. Miller, Chief Librarian  
US, New York *Jewish Theological Seminary of America,
Library
3080 Broadway,
New York,
NY 10027
marabinowitz@jtsa.edu   (212) 678-8075 (212) 678-8998 Dr. Mayer E. Rabinowitz  
US, New York Leo Baeck Institute 129 E. 73rd Street,
New York,
NY 10021
    (212) 744-6400 (212) 988-1305 Julia Bock - Library
Frank Mecklenburg - Archives
 
US, New York Museum of Jewish Heritage,
A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
343 Madison Ave.,
New York,
NY 10173
    (212) 687-9141 (212) 473-9847 Esther Brumberg and Bonnie Gurewitsch About 170
US, New York *New York Public Library,
Jewish Division
42nd Street & Fifth Ave.,
New York,
NY 10018-2788
freidus@nypl.org http://legacy.www.nypl.org/research/chss/jws/yizkorbooks_intro.cfm (212) 930-0971 (212) 642-0141 Michael Terry +650
US, New York *Yeshiva University,
Mendel Gottesman Library
500 W. 185th Street,
New York,
NY 10033
    (212) 960-5382 (212) 960-0066    
US, New York *YIVO Institute for Jewish Research 15 W 16th St,
New York
NY 10011
yivo1@metgate.metro.org   (212) 246-6080 (212) 734-1062 Aviva Astrinsky  
US, Ohio Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion
Klau Library
3101 Clifton Ave.,
Cincinnati,
OH 45220-2488
    (513) 221-1875 (513) 221-0519 Dr. David J. Gilner  
US, Ohio Ohio State University Libraries 308 Main Library
1858 Neil Ave.
Columbus,
OH 43210
galron.1@Osu.edu http://www.lib.ohio-state.edu/ (614) 292-3362 (614) 292-1918 Joseph Galron-Goldschlager,
Associate Professor,
Hebraica & Jewish Studies Librarian
700+
US, Oregon *Congregation Neveh Shalom,
Feldstein Library
2900 SW Peaceful Lane,
Portland,
OR 97201
  http://www.nevehshalom.org/ 503-246-8831 503-246-7553 Hilde Jacob 120+
US, Pennsylvania Gratz College,
Tuttleman Library
Old York Road & Melrose Avenue,
Melrose Park,
PA 19126
    (215) 635-7300 (215) 635-7320 Rebecca Landau,
Director,
Tuttleman Library
 
US, Pennsylvania Reconstruction Rabbinical College,
Library
Church Road & Greenwood Ave.,
Wyndmoor,
PA 19095
    (215) 576-0800 (215) 576-6143 Elie Wise,
Director of Library Services
 
US, Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania,
Center for Judaic Studies Library
3420 Walnut Street,
Philadelphia,
PA 19104
ruthrin@pobox.upenn.edu http://www.library.upenn.edu (215) 573-4167 (215) 898-0559 Attn: Ruth Rin Ruth A. Rin,
Hebraica Cataloger
& Bibliographer
About 175
US, Tennessee Jewish Federation of Nashville,
Middle Tennessee Library & Archives
801 Percy Warner Blvd.
Nashville,
TN 37205
    (615) 356-3242, Ext. 255 (615) 352-0056 Mrs. Lee Haas  
US, Texas University of Texas at Austin
Perry-Castaneda Library
P. O. Box P
Austin,
TX 78713
nahman@mail.utexas.edu   (512) 495-4250 (512) 495-4296 Nathan Snyder About 250


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