Papers relating to the Society for Jewish Study

Scope and Content

Correspondence, 1950-2 and 1956-7; lecture attendance book, 1955-8; lecture cards, 1962-9; lecture programmes, 1972-7; papers of council meetings, 1961-73, and annual general meeting papers, 1981; annual reports, 1958-82 and accounts, 1951-80.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Society was founded in 1947 to promote and co-ordinate academic research in Jewish subjects.

Access Information

The Special Collections Division is available for anyone to use, regardless of whether you are attached to an academic institution. Access to the Archives and Manuscripts and Rare Books reading room, however, is by prior appointment to access the manuscript material. See our website for more details.