Louis Finkelstein edited two volumes of spiritual autobiographies:
American Spiritual Autobiographies (1948), and
Thirteen Americans: Their Spiritual Autobiographies (1953).
Also, the editor's introduction to the first volume
and the full autobiographical essay of Simon J. Finkelstein have been
placed on the web site, and are linked from here.
American Spiritual Autobiographies
Harper and Brothers, 1948. xxvi+276 pps.   15 photographs.
Table of Contents
* Since I cannot find any useful external web pages about Raphael Isaacs, I
include here his biographical sketch.
- vii. Preface
- xi. Introduction
Milburn Lincoln Wilson. (1885-1969) Director of Cooperative Extension Work,
U.S. Department of Agriculture.
George Nauman Shuster (1894-1977). President, Hunter College.
Alvin Saunders Johnson (1874-1971). President, New School for Social
Lyman Bryson (1888-1959). Professor of Education, Teachers College,
83. Raphael Isaacs* (1891-1965). Physician in Hematology, Michael Reese
Harry J. Carman (1884-1964). Dean of Columbia College.
Harry Emerson Fosdick (1878-1969). Minister, Riverside Church,
Rufus M. Jones (1863-1948). Professor of Philosophy, Haverford
Mary K. Simkhovitch (1867-1951). Founder of Greenwich House, New
William Foxwell Albright (1891-1971). Professor of Semitic
Languages, Johns Hopkins University.
Mary McLeod Bethune (1875-1955). Founder of Bethune-Cookman College.
Founder-President, National Council of Negro Women.
Charles S. Johnson (1893-1956). President, Fisk University.
William G. Constable (1887-1976). Curator of Paintings,
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Jacob S. Potofsky (1894-1979). President, Amalgamated Clothing
Workers of America.
Simon J. Finkelstein (1861-1947). Rabbi, Congregation Ohev Shalom,
261. Biographical Sketches
- 271. Index
Born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1891, studied there at the University, at the
Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, and the Harvard Medical School;
married and has a son who served with the U.S. Army; was a private in the
Medical Corps of the Army from 1917-19 and a lieutenant from 1919-21;
having taught and worked at a number of universities and hospitals, he
is now attending physician in hematology at Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago;
has made numerous discoveries in hematology and written extensively on the
Thirteen Americans: Their Spiritual Autobiographies
Institute for Religious and Social Studies. 1953. xii+296 pps.
- xi. Preface.
Clarence Pickett (1884-1965).
Executive secretary, American Friends Service Committee.
Ordway Tead (1891-1973). Chair, New York Board of Higher Education.
Henry Norris Russell (1877-1957). Professor of astronomy, Princeton.
Edwin Grant Conklin (1863-1952). Professor of zoology, Princeton.
Richard McKeon (1900-1985). Professor of Philosophy and Dean of Humanities,
Univeristy of Chicago.
Erwin Canham, (1904-1982). Editor, Christian Science Monitor.
Elbert D. Thomas (1888-1953). U.S. Senator from Utah.
Judith Berlin Lieberman (1903-1978). Principal, Shulamith School for
Channing H. Tobias (1882-1961). Civil rights activist, chairman NAACP.
David de Sola Pool (1885-1970). Rabbi, Congregation Shearith Israel
Basil O'Connor (1892-1972). President and Chair, American
Willard L. Sperry (1882-1954). Dean, Harvard Divinity School.
Julian Morgenstern (1881-1976). President, Hebrew Union College.
- 275. Biographical Sketches
- 285. Index.