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GOODMAN /CENTRAL ZIONIST ARCHIVES
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London (1936-1968), Stockholm (1945-1946; 1964-1977), Israel
(1946-1982), and Buenos Aires (1954-1969). This category also
includes Files o f the American Jewish Conference (1943-1948)
and the World Conference of Jewish Organizations [COJO]
(1963-1977).
14.
Private Archives.
Private archives of personalities who have
played major or even minor roles in Jewish life related to Zi­
onism are an integral part of CZA’s collections. CZA maintains
continuing efforts to acquire the private archives of outstanding
Zionist leaders and of those from the ranks of the movement,
resulting in the acquisition of over 1,000 such archives from
the Hibbat Zion period to the present. Outstanding in this cat­
egory is the literary and political archive of Theodor Herzl,
consisting of about 5,000 of his letters in original, photostat
and transcript. There are also the private archives of WZO pres­
idents: David Wolfssohn, Otto Warburg, Nahum Goldmann and
Nahum Sokolow. Among others who are represented are: Haim
Arlosoroff, Herbert Bentwich, Norman Bentwich, Eliezer Ben-
Yehudah, Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, Max Bodenheimer, Recha Freir,
Moses Gaster, Haim Greenberg, Moses Hess, Asriel
Hildesheimer, Eliezer Kaplan, Jacob Klatzkin, Moshe Leib
Lillienblum, Shmuel Mohilever, Franz Oppenheimer, Yehiel
Michael Pines, Boris Schatz, Hermann Struck, Joseph
Trumpeldor and Menahem Ussishkin.
CZA holds archival material also of many prominent Amer­
icans who have been in the forefront of the Zionist movement,
including Benjamin V. Cohen, Harry Friedenwald, Richard
Gottheil, Jacob de Haas, Julian W. Mack, Bernard Richards,
Henrietta Szold, Robert Szold and Felix Warburg.
CZA makes available, upon request,
A Directory to the Archival
Sections and Collections ofDocuments
(Hebrew), a valuable tool for
researchers, which is periodically updated. It also publishes a
bibliographical bulletin listing its new acquisitions.
OUTREACH PROGRAMS
Since moving to its new headquarters CZA has been able to
improve and increase its services to the public through the ini­
tiation o f new activities. Exhibitions of items from its holdings,
arranged in the entrance hall, have attracted a large number
of visitors. A chronological exhibit on “The History o f the Zi-