Scope and Contents
The papers are arranged into three series:
Series I, Atlanta Jewish Federation, contains material related to Marilyn Shubin’s activities with the Atlanta Jewish Federation including correspondence, speeches, and newspaper clippings.
Series II, National Council of Jewish Women, contains material related to Marilyn Shubin’s activities with the National Council of Jewish Women including correspondence, newspaper clippings, bulletins, and speeches.
Series III, President’s Commission on the Holocaust, contains material related to Marilyn Shubin’s activities with the President’s Commission on the Holocaust including correspondence, newspaper clippings, report, and material from the United State Holocaust Memorial Museum.
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1968 - 1996
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.
Conditions Governing Use
Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Marilyn Hockstein was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on May 18, 1927 to Maurice J. (1895-1980) and Lena Schwartz (1895-1973) Hockstein. She attended public schools in Philadelphia and later Drexel University. She married Joshua D. Shubin (1925-) and had two children. Marilyn and Joshua lived in Cleveland, Ohio for ten years before moving husband to Atlanta, Georgia with their children.
She volunteered for the National Council of Jewish Women in Cleveland and then Atlanta. She served in many capacities including President of the Atlanta Section of Council from 1967-1969. She served as National Vice President of the Council of Jewish Women in March of 1975.
In August of 1970, Marilyn started to work professionally as the Director of the Women’s Division of the Atlanta Welfare Federation and appointed director of the welfare campaign in 1978.
In November of 1978, Marilyn was appointed by Jimmy Carter to the President’s Commission on the Holocaust.
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Language of Materials
Marilyn Shubin is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She lived in Cleveland for 10 years prior to settling in Atlanta. She was active in the National Council of Jewish Women in both Cleveland and later Atlanta. She was also active in the Atlanta Jewish Federation and chaired the 1978 welfare campaign. Also in 1978, Marilyn was appointed by Jimmy Carter to the President’s Commission on the Holocaust. Her papers consist of materials from her community activities with these various organizations.
The papers are arranged into three series. Each series is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.
Photographs removed to Visual Arts collection.
This collection was processed by Jeremy Katz in March 2016. It was entered into ArchivesSpace, with some revisions, by Lindsay Resnick in July 2020.
- Marilyn Shubin Papers, Mss 368
- Jeremy Katz
- March 2016
- Language of description
- Script of description
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