Papers of M. Weisman

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers relating to Weisman's professional interests, c.1963-74, including files for the Anglo-Jewish Association, 1964-73; Anglo-Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women, 1965-73; Anglo-Jewish Youth, 1963-9; B'nai B'rith, 1963-9; the Chief Rabbi's Office, 1963-9; the Jewish Marriage Education Council, 1966-8, 1971-3; for Jewish patients in hospitals, 1967-73; the Jewish Welfare Board, c.1971-3; Jews' College, 1966-9; the Lubavitch community centre, 1968; correspondence from officials, 1964-8; and papers for the Reform Synagogues of Great Britain, 1969. Correspondence relating to the RAF and the services, 1963-73; correspondence relating to prisons, 1963-73. Correspondence about university chaplaincies, 1968-73; chaplaincy circulars, Hillel correspondence and circulars, 1970-3. Correspondence with circulars and magazines produced by small communities, 1969-74; files of correspondence relating to communities including Barrow-in-Furness, Bedford, Chatham, Exeter, Guildford, Hereford, Jersey, Peterborough, Slough, Tunbridge Wells and York, c.1963-9.

Administrative / Biographical History

Malcolm Weisman was visiting minister to the smaller Jewish provincial communities, chaplain to several universities, including Oxford, and chaplain to the armed forces and to the prison service.

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