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Cantor Stuart Kansas Collection

Identifier: PMC00021

Scope and Contents

The collection of Cantor Stuart Kanas mainly consists of manuscript music and print sheet music relating to his professional life as a cantor. Music books have been cataloged and relocated to Rare Books. Audio recordings have been relocated to Judaica Sound Archives. Cantor Kanas studied at the famed Hebrew Union College in New York. Not only remembered for being a great Cantor in both Pennsylvania and New York, Cantor Stuart Kanas is also remembered for a legal decision that helped define the Cantor as a co-officiate in Jewish services of worship when it comes to draft deferment (1967). Cantor Stuart Kanas passed away on September 28, 2002.


  • created: 1919 - 1988
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1919-1988

Conditions Governing Access

Access Policies

Collections are available for supervised use in the University Archives during regular hours or by appointment. Users are required to complete a registration form and to comply with regulations governing use. Research assistance may be available but please email or phone first to set up an appointment.

Photocopies or electronic copies of material in the collections may be provided within copyright limits but may not be ready immediately. In addition, selected materials are digitized and available electronically through the Digital Library, and through PALMM.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in the collections are to be used for private study, scholarship, or research in accord with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). FAU Libraries adhere to all conditions specified in the law when providing reproductions of copyrighted material. Any subsequent use of a reproduction in excess of " fair use," may result in the user


15.00 Linear Feet

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Processing Information

James Drayton processed this collection in 2017.

Cantor Stuart Kansas Collection
James Drayton
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Repository Details

Part of the Florida Atlantic University Libraries Repository

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