Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives Collection of Religion Serials
Language of Materials
The Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives Collection of Religion Serials contains over 90 titles published in the United States, Israel, Canada, and Europe on religious issues throughout the world between 1919 and 1999. The bulk of the collection consists of serials published between the 1940s and the 1990s by Jewish organizations in the United States.
Serials in this collection are arranged alphabetically by title.
Scope and Contents
The Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives Collection of Religion Serials contains over 90 titles published in the United States (US), Israel, Canada, and Europe on religious issues throughout the world between 1919 and 1999. The bulk of the collection consists of serials published between the 1940s and the 1990s by Jewish organizations in the US on kibbutzim, Zionism, the study and use of Yiddish in the US, and human rights issues faced by Jewish people in the Soviet Union. These serials are mainly focused on cultural identity of Jewish people, rather than the religious aspects of Judaism. Religions represented in the collection in addition to Judaism include Catholicism; Islam; and Protestant sects including Methodist churches, Baptist churches, and Quakers. Other topics include community service, the work of inter-religious community organizations in the US, religious education and teachers, and atheism. Organizations represented in the collection include the Workmen's Circle, New Jewish Agenda, and the American Friends Service Committee.
Conditions Governing Access
Open to users without restriction.
Conditions Governing Use
Because of the assembled nature of this collection, copyright status varies across the collection. Copyright is assumed to be held by the original creator of individual items in the collection; these items are expected to pass into the public domain 120 years after their creation. Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives is not authorized to grant permission to publish or reproduce materials from this collection.
Identification of item, date; Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives Collection of Religion Serials; TAM 777; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.
Location of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection combines serials relating to religion drawn from two discrete groups of material held by the Tamiment Library. The first was a partially inventoried backlog of serials, received by the library through donations, subscriptions, and in archival collections. The second group consisted of around 1,700 serials, newspapers, and magazines, organized by title as an artificial collection, referred to as Periodicals.001 or Boxed Newspapers. This material was combined, inventoried, and arranged and described in subject-based categories in 2017. The accession number related to this collection is 2017.049.
About this Guide
The material in this collection was assembled from various backlogs of uncataloged material held by the Tamiment Library. This material was inventoried, separated according to its subject matter, and arranged in a series of subject-based artificial collections. Accumulations of material relating to religion were identified and brought together physically. Materials were housed in archival folders and boxes according to size. The inventory is arranged alphabetically by title of publication, with publishing organization and place of publication listed when known.