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Williams Jewish History Project collection

Identifier: MC-104

Scope and Contents

This collection includes oral histories from the Williams Jewish History Project. Both audio and transcripts are included. Also includes are subject files, biographical files, and research files relating to the history of Jewish students at Williams.


  • 1872 - 2006

Conditions Governing Access

Some oral history interviews are restricted. Restrictions are noted at the file level.

Conditions Governing Use

In consultation with Special Collections staff, reproductions may be made upon request. Material in this collection may be subject to copyright and restriction on duplication. Consult Archives staff for further information.

Biographical / Historical

The Williams Jewish History Project began with Professor Brad Verter's 2001 course, Religion 209: American Jewish life. Subsequently, Carrie Greene continued the research as an independent study project and served as research assistant.


7.5 Linear Feet ((7 boxes) )

Language of Materials



Organized into six series: I. Williams Jewish oral history interviews, II. Religion 209: American Jewish history, III. Williams students, IV. Research in archival and manuscript collections, V. Fraternities research, VI. Notes on Williams Oral History Project interviews, VII. College and student publications, and VIII. Secondary sources.

Physical Location

L2 Storage, F8b.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred by Carrie Greene (Williams 1984), 2006-2011.

Processing Information

Processed by Sylvia Kennick Brown, July 2010.
Williams Jewish History Project collection
Nash, Katie
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Repository Details

Part of the Williams College Archives Repository

Sawyer Library
26 Hopkins Hall Drive
Williamstown, MA 01267