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Shul Records America is a new finding aid directing you to
900 American synagogue record collections housed in 100+ repositories or websites.
This list will grow as additional repositories are added!

What are synagogue records?

Where are synagogue records found?


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Repositories included to date are as follows but check back as others are added:

Agudath Israel of America Orthodox Jewish Archives; AJHSQ; Alabama Dept Archives & History; American Jewish Archives; American Jewish Historical Society; American Sephardi Federation; Ancestry; at synagogues or on their websites; Auburn University; Books; Boulder Carnegie Library; Brandeis University; Buffalo & Erie County Public Library; Buffalo History Museum; Capital Jewish Museum; Central Illinois Jewish Communities Archives; Central Synagogue Archives; College of Charleston; College of William and Mary; Cong. Shearith Israel; Cornell University; Dallas Public Library; Denver Public Library; Detroit Jewish Archives; Duke University Library; FamilySearch; Gardiner Public Library; Georgia Archives; Georgia Historical Society; Harvard University; Indiana Jewish Historical Society; Jewish Atlantic World; Jewish Hist. Soc. of North Jersey; Jewish Hist. Society MetroWest; Jewish Hist. Society of Delaware; Jewish Hist. Soc. of Long Island; Jewish Museum of Maryland; Jewish Museum of Milwaukee; Jewish Theological Seminary;; JewishGen USA Database; Jews of Marion Indiana; Library of Congress NUCMC; Magnes Bancroft UC Berkeley; Memphis Public Libraries; New Haven Museum & Hist. Soc. Lib.; New York Public Library; New York State Historical Docs; Northern Illinois University; Ohio History Collection; Phil. Cong Early Records Project; Rauh Jewish Archives; Rice University; Rutgers University; Sherwin Miller Museum of Jewish Art (Tulsa); St. Louis Genealogical Society; Stanford University; State Hist. Soc. of Missouri; SUNY Buffalo; Temple University; Texas Tech University; Tulane University; UCLA Western States Jewish Hist. Archive; UNC Asheville; UNC Greensboro; University of Denver; University of Florida Smathers Library; University of Iowa; University of Kentucky; University of LA @ Lafayette; University of Minnesota Upper Midwest Jewish Archives; University of Nevada Las Vegas Library; University of Notre Dame; University of Pittsburgh; University of Rochester Special Collections; University of South Carolina; University of Texas Austin; University of Utah; Washington State Jewish Archives (U Wash Lib); Wayne State University; Western Reserve Historical Society; Wisconsin Historical Society Archives; Worcester Historical Museum; Wyner Jewish Heritage Center; Yeshiva University; YIVO.

Shul Records America is compiled by Ellen Kowitt, Director, JewishGen USA Research Division.
This material is protected by copyright and may not be reproduced or published elsewhere without permission.
SRA is a work-in-progress with ongoing corrections and additions. Last updated 3/16/2024.