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Jewish Studies: Distinctive Collections at Stanford

Special Collections

Stanford Libraries began collecting Judaica extensively in the mid-1980s. In that time, we have built or acquired many important book and manuscript collections. Below you will find a selection of important collections at Stanford Libraries prepared for the Taube Center for Jewish Studies' anniversary celebration in 2021, as well  and links to learn more about each collection. 

1985 - Taube-Baron Collection of Jewish History and Culture
1990 - Salo W. Baron Papers (major addenda: 2000, 2004, 2010, 2011)
1994 - Israel Cohen book collection
1994-1998 - Secular Yiddish Schools of North America Collection 
1998 - Ezra Lahad Collection
2001 – Ira Nowinski Photograph Collection
2003 - Samson/Copenhagen Collection
2004-2018 - Rifat Bali collection relating to Jews in Turkey
2005 - Eliasaf Robinson Tel Aviv Collection
2014 - Lahiton-Cinema World Archive
2016 - Rifat Bali Research Papers
2017 - Amos Gitai Film Archive
2019 - Bernard Zakheim papers
2020 - Hebrew Free Loan Association of San Francisco