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Collection Guide: Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS)

Overview of the individual archival collections and library materials found at the Center relating to the HIAS organization and their activities.

Center for Jewish History

Guide Overview

The Center for Jewish History provides a collaborative home for five partner organizations and their collections, whereby each partner preserves a different facet of world Jewry. The collections and library materials found in our stack spaces can be accessed by requesting materials via our online catalog and visiting the Lillian Goldman Reading Room to conduct research.

Several partners at the Center hold substantial collections directly relating to the worldwide efforts of HIAS (The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) and its various iterations from the 1880s until the present. This Research Guide aims to provide an overview of these collections as well as highlight related collections and library materials for further research at the Center. 

If you have any questions about any of the collections listed in this guide or how to request them for use in CJH's Lillian Goldman Reading Room, please contact our Reference staff at