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Books

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Beck Archives Rare Book Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B391
Abstract This collection was created to contain rare books in the Beck Archives not associated with a collection. It currently includes one autographed copy of the play "Zalmen or The Madness of God" by Elie Wiesel.
Dates: 1974

Collection on Lillian Hoffman

 Collection
Identifier: B331
Abstract Collection contains books and videos, related to Lillian Hoffman from 1960 through 2014. Lillian Hoffman was a founding and active member of the Colorado Commitee of Concern for Soviet Jewry. She began public Jewish protests in Denver and was the first to speak to a Soviet Jewish prisoner.
Dates: 2009-2012

Dr. Bob Pliny Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M397
Abstract Dr. Bob Pliny, creator of the artist book "Oh Come Celebrate the Sacred Soil!", donated his rough drafts, outlines, and notebook he used during the creation of this book. His letter of explanation, included in the collection, says "I am not a poet; I am simply using the language of wonder and delight to express my ideas."
Dates: 2014-2015

Hispano-Crypto Jews Reference Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B389
Abstract Two books on Hispano-Crypto Jews by Anthony Garcia: "Portal of Light: Kabbalah Emmanuel and the Church" (2014) and "Shared Lives, Twin Sun" (2017). One book by Norman Finkelstein: "The Other 1492: Jewish Settlement in the New World" (1989).
Dates: Publication: 1989-2017

Incidents of Travel and Adventures in the Far West by Carvalho

 Collection
Identifier: B388
Abstract Memoir by Solomon Nunez Carvalho about his five-month journey on an expedition west over the Rocky Mountains with Colonel John C. Fremont.
Dates: Publication: 1857

Lillian Salomon Books

 Collection
Identifier: B364
Abstract Lilian Salomon was born in Colorado in 1866, one of Denver's earliest Jewish pioneer families. She grew up in Denver and married James Geoffrey McMurry and had one child, James Taylor. Her father Hyman Zadek Salomon was a charter member of B’nai B’rith Denver lodge no. 171 and part owner of Salomon Bros. Grocers. Collection contains a two volume set of Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petraea and the Holy Land by John Lloyd Stephens (1838) with an inscription in the second volume "Lillie...
Dates: 1838-1885

Rabbi Samuel Adelman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B223
Abstract Rabbi Adelman was a member of the executive committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and in 1949 he was honored by Gov. Alfred Driscoll of New Jersey for his civil rights leadership. He came to BMH in Denver in 1957 ushering in a new era for the congregation focusing on civil rights, Soviet Jewry and disability rights. He also wrote a book of religious poetry. Collection contains a book by Rabbi Samuel Adelman, titled “Windows to My Soul” and a book in memorial to Rabbi Samuel Adelman,...
Dates: 1963-1967

University Park Reviewers Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: M221
Abstract

The University Park Reviewers Club was founded in 1914 as a literary club. It's members had connections to the University of Denver, many being employees or faculty spouses. The members reviewed books on a wide variety of subjects, and kept minutes of all their meetings.

Dates: 1918-2006