Subject files are miscellaneous items accessioned or collected by the Jewish Heritage Center over a period of time. Materials may be determined as a subject file if they meet one of the following criteria:
- The material is a secondary source.
- The materials lacks background information but may be of historical significance.
- The provenance- or origin- of the material is unclear.
Examples include: unpublished family histories, copies of news articles written by the donor, and “orphaned” brochures, photographs or ephemera.