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us: Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1940


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    • Birth Date

        18630913
    • Death Date

        19400407
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Van Buren (Ark.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Philadelphia (Pa.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Smithsonian Institution
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Jewish Welfare Board
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Jewish Publication Society
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Jewish Theological Seminary of America
        • Affiliation Start: 1924
        • Affiliation End: 1940
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Archaeology
          (lcsh) Civilization, Semitic
            (lcsh) Semitic philology
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Librarians
                (lcsh) Scholars
                  (lcsh) Semitists
              • Additonal Related Forms

                • us: Jewish Theological Seminary of America
                • us: Jewish Welfare Board
                • us: Smithsonian Institution
              • Sources

                • found: Selected letters, c1985: t.p. (Cyrus Adler) p. 3 (b. Sept. 13, 1863, Van Buren, Ark.)
                • found: Dict. of Am. religious biog., 1977 (Adler, Cyrus; b. Sept. 13, 1863, Van Buren, AR; d. Apr. 7, 1940, Phila., PA; pres., Jewish Theological Sem. in New York, 1924-40)
                • found: Wikipedia, 4 December 2014 (Cyrus Adler; born September 13, 1863 in Van Buren, Arkansas; died April 7, 1940 in Philadelphia; U.S. educator, Jewish religious leader and scholar; graduate of University of Pennsylvania (1883); Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University (1887); employed by the Smithsonian Institution for a number of years, with a focus on archaeology and Semitics, serving as the Librarian from 1892-1905; founder of the Jewish Welfare Board; part of the committee that translated the Jewish Publication Society version of the Hebrew Bible published in 1917; Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America)
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