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Finding Aid for the Rabbi Isaac Klein Papers, 1925–1979
Rabbi Isaac Klein Papers, 1925-1979 at the State University of New York at Buffalo. University Archives
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Title: Rabbi Isaac Klein Papers, 1925-1979
Collection Number: MS 149
Creator: Klein, Isaac
Extent: 18 linear feet (13 cartons, 1 manuscript box, 1 custom box)
Language of Material: Collection material in English, Hebrew, and Yiddish.
Repository: State University of New York at Buffalo. University Archives
Abstract: Collection of Rabbi Isaac Klein includes school notebooks, correspondence, photographs, military service records,
speeches, articles, manuscripts, and other writings relating to his life and teachings in conservative Judaism.
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Administrative Information
Preferred Citation
[Description and dates], Box/folder number, MS 149, Rabbi Isaac Klein Papers 1925-1979, University Archives, The State
University of New York at Buffalo.
See the Archives' preferred citations instructions for additional information.
Acquisition Information
The collection, as well as the larger Jewish Archives of Greater Buffalo Collection, was transferred from State University of
New York College at Buffalo (Buffalo State) Archives in 2006 by the Jewish Federation of Western New York.
Terms of Access
Rabbi Isaac Klein Papers, 1925-1979 are open for research.
Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain
the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials
in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.
Processing Information
Processed by staff of the State University of New York College at Buffalo (Buffalo State) Archives.
Accruals and Additions
No further accruals are expected to this collection.
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Biographical Note
Rabbi Isaac Klein was born in a village in Czechoslovakia on September 8, 1905. He migrated to the United States in 1920,
determined to further his already considerable Judaic education. This brought him eventually to the Isaac Elchanan Yeshiva
(now part of Yeshiva University). Meanwhile he completed high school and received his bachelor's degree from the City
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