Doris J. Stiefel papers, 1955-2008  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Stiefel, Doris J
Title
Doris J. Stiefel papers
Dates
1955-2008
Quantity
.91 cubic feet (2 boxes plus 1 CD and 2 vertical files)
Collection Number
3890
Summary
Oral history interview and papers of Seattle dentist Doris J. Stiefel, regarding her education, marriage, and involvement in the Caroline Kline Galland Home for the Aged, Congregation Beth Shalom, and the North End Group of Hadassah in Seattle, Washington
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Doris J. Stiefel (1928-) is a Seattle dentist who was born in Aachen, Germany. She is the daughter of Richard and Gertrude Pintus. She arrived in Seattle in 1948 and entered the University of Washington Dental School in 1950. She married Ernest Stiefel on Dec. 23rd, 1950. She was director of Dental Education in Care of the Disabled at the University of Washington from 1975-1994. She was a member of the board of directors of the Caroline Kline Galland Home for the Aged in Seattle, Washington, and president of the North End Group of Hadassah in Seattle from 1966 until 1968. She also has served as president of the Washington State Jewish Historical Society.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Oral history interview, as well as correspondence, minutes, financial records, reports, and other records of Doris J. Stiefel and her involvement with the Caroline Kline Galland Home for the Aged, the Hadassah movement, and Congregation Beth Shalom.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Contact University of Washington Libraries Special Collections for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 3890-004: Doris Stiefel papers, 1955-1986Return to Top

.84 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: The papers of Doris J. Stiefel contain correspondence, minutes, financial records, and reports that document the administrative workings of the Caroline Kline Galland Home for the Aged. The records also document Stiefel’s participation in the Hadassah movement and Seattle area chapters of Hadassah, and include membership records, financial records, general correspondence, minutes, and publications for these organizations.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated to the University of Washington Libraries between 1987 and 2000 by Ernest R. Stiefel.

Processing Info: Processing completed in 2001. The collection is a merger of accessions 3890-001, 3890-002, and 3890-003.

Container(s) Description Dates
Caroline Kline Galland Home for the Aged
Biographical/Historical Note: Caroline Rosenberg Kline Galland devoted her considerable energy and wealth to serving the poor of Seattle and was particularly concerned with the care of the elderly and infirm. In her last will and testament of 1905, she wrote, "It is my desire that the Caroline Kline Galland Home for the Aged be so constructed and managed that it may bring to the lives of the aged men and women who shall be domiciled therein the greatest degree of contentment and happiness in their declining years."
1970-1986
Box/Folder
1/1 3890-004
Organizational information
1971-1976
1/2 3890-004
By-laws
1972, 1973
1/3 3890-004
General correspondence
1973-1982
Minutes
Box/Folder
1/4 3890-004
Board of directors
1975-1981
1/5 3890-004
Joint meetings
1981-1985
1/6 3890-004
Miscellaneous
1975-1981
Box/Folder
1/7 3890-004
Reports
1970
1/8 3890-004
Financial records
1973-1984
1/9 3890-004
Brochures
1973, undated
1/10 3890-004
Specifications
1975
1/11 3890-004
Valerie Pollack Adult Day Center
1979-1981
1/12 3890-004
Miscellany
1986, undated
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America
Biographical/Historical Note: Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, is a volunteer women's organization whose members are motivated to strengthen their partnership with Israel, insure Jewish continuity, and realize their potential as a force in American society.
1955-1969
Seattle Chapter, Brandeis (Louis D.) Group
Box/Folder
1/13 3890-004
Membership records
1958-1959
1/14 3890-004
Financial records
1955-1958
Seattle Chapter, North End Group
Box/Folder
1/15 3890-004
General correspondence
1966-1968
1/16 3890-004
Interoffice correspondence - Hadassah (national)
1966-1967
1/17 3890-004
Minutes
1966-1967
1/18 3890-004
Membership records
1966-1969
1/19 3890-004
Bulletins
1969
1/20 3890-004
Reports
1965-1968
1/21 3890-004
Financial records
1966-1967
1/22 3890-004
Publicity
1966
1/23 3890-004
List
undated
Seattle Chapter
1956-1969
Box/Folder
1/24 3890-004
Organizational information
1964
1/25 3890-004
By-laws
1964
1/26 3890-004
Minutes
1966-1968
1/27 3890-004
Membership records
1966-1969
1/28 3890-004
Newsletters
1958, 1966-1968
Publications
Box/Folder
2/1-2 3890-004
Seattle Chapter
1956-1968
2/3-5 3890-004
National
1966-1968
Box/Folder
2/6 3890-004
Guest book
1960-1965

Accession No. 3890-005: Doris Stiefel Oral History Interview, 2008Return to Top

0.07 cubic feet (1 CD and 1 transcript)

Scope and Content: Oral History interview conducted by Judith Adler on 6-16-2008; Includes Interview Summary, index terms, biographical note

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Digital Content/Other Formats:Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.

Accession No. 3890-006: Doris J. Stiefel papers, 1995-1998Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Agendas, minutes, memos, cost estimates, and architectural designs from the Facilities Planning Committee of Congregation Beth Shalom, which was charged with planning a major expansion to the building.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Doris Stiefel, 2003-05-25

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Frail elderly--Care--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jewish old age homes--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jewish women--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jewish women--Washington (State)--Seattle--Societies and clubs
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Urban elderly--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Zionism--Washington (State)--Seattle--Societies and clubs
  • Zionists--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Stiefel, Doris J.--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Caroline Kline Galland Home (Seattle, Wash.)--Archives
  • Caroline Kline Galland Home for the Aged (Seattle, Wash.)--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • By-laws
  • Financial records
  • Minutes (Records)
  • Newsletters
  • Personal correspondence
  • Reports
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington),   host institution (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)