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Robert Bloom '1951, 2013 October 28
Collection Description & Creator Information
The collection consists of fifteen transcripts of Klionsky's interviews with Jewish alumni and also includes a copy of a transcript of Henry Morgenthau III's interview with David Frisch in 1979. The interviews address several aspects of Jewish life both within and outside of Princeton, including Jewish upbringing, attendance to Jewish services-- particularly during the chapel requirement and high holidays-- colloquiums, the bicker process, and the demographic of the various eating clubs. Interviews with more recent alumni address the beginnings of kosher dining and the development of the Hillel, which later became the Center for Jewish Life. Other topics include the interactions with administrators, faculty and other affiliated individuals such as President Harold W. Dodds, Dean Christian Gauss, Rabbi Irving Levey and Albert Einstein. Lastly, the interviews include details of post-graduation involvement with Jewish life.
- Archival Appraisal Information:
No materials were separated from the collection at the time of accessioning.
Access & Use
- Access Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use. Original audio files exist but are restricted.
- Conditions for Reproduction and Use:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. If copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers will not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with non-commercial use of materials from the Mudd Library. For materials where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.
- Special Requirements for Access:
This collection consists of PDF files. Researchers are responsible for meeting the technical requirements needed to access these materials, including any and all hardware and software.
- Credit this material:
Robert Bloom '1951; Abigail Klionsky Oral History Collection on Jewish Student Life at Princeton, AC424, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
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