Jewish Theological Library
The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary holds 400,000 volumes, which makes it the largest and most extensive collection of Hebraic and Judaic material in the Western Hemisphere. The library holds items beginning from the 10th century.
The library employs a staff of thirty.
The library was founded in 1863.
In 1966, there was a massive fire in the upper floors of the library's tower, where most of the books were stored. 70,000 volumes were destroyed.
|Columbia University Libraries|
|Avery (Architecture & Fine Arts) • Business & Economics • Butler • Engineering • Geology • Geoscience • Health Sciences • Journalism • Law School • Lehman Social Sciences • Mathematics Library • Music & Arts • Science & Engineering • Social Work • Starr East Asian|
|Barnard College • Burke (UTS) • Jewish Theological • Teachers College|
|Special Collections and Programs|