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Jonathan Goldstein papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0069

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains correspondence, publications, books, photographs, newspaper articles, manuscripts, a CD disc (Box 2, Folder 12), and slides related to Jonathan Goldstein's 33-year teaching career at the University of West Georgia. Much of the material pertains to his research area of Jewish communities in Asia.

Additional materials relate to speakers who he brought to campus as part of his teaching, including retired U.S. Marine Corps General and Congressional Medal of Honor winner Raymond Davis, photojournalist Robert Arnett, and “Enola Gay” navigator and retired U.A. Army Air Force Captain Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk.

Dates

  • 1952-2018

Creator

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to all users; no restrictions

Conditions Governing Use note

As stipulated by U.S. copyright laws

Biographical/Historical note

Jonathan Goldstein received a B.A. (1969), M.A. (1970), and Ph.D. (1973) from the University of Pennsylvania. He joined the West Georgia College history department in 1981. While at West Georgia, he earned the National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship for research on nineteenth-century Japanese-American Relations from Harvard University (1985-86), the Fulbright-Hays fellowships for research on Jewish communities in Asia (1990), and the National Endowment for the Humanities grant for a research conference on “Jewish Diasporas in China” (1992). He is the author of several articles and books. After 33 years of service, Dr. Goldstein retired from the University of West Georgia in 2013.

Extent

2.0 Linear feet (2 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

Correspondence, publications, books, photographs, newspaper articles, manuscripts, and slides created or collected by Jonathan Goldstein, Professor of History, during his 33-year career at the University of West Georgia.

Arrangement note

Arranged into three series, each representing a separate acquisition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Jonathan Goldstein, April 14, 2017. Additional materials (second accession) were donated in December 2017. Additional materials (third accession) were donated on August 26, 2020, and October 13, 2020.

Processing Information note

Processed by Shanee' Yvette Murrain, 2017, and Catherine Hendricks, 2020.
Title
Guide to the Jonathan Goldstein Papers MS-0069
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Shanee' Yvette Murrain. Third Accession entered by Catherine Hendricks.
Date
2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States