Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Klau Library Cincinnati. Eduard Birnbaum Collection

Handwritten vocal scores written between 1825 to 1860 along with over 300 folio volumes represent an impressive collection of rare documents in Jewish music. The Birnbaum collections contain synagogue music written or printed between 1700 and 1910. Other music in the HUC-JIR collection in Cincinnati includes sound recordings and musical publications from Europe and the United States dating to early twentieth century.