Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.), Yavneh Branch records, 1961-1981  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.). Yavneh Branch
Title
Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.), Yavneh Branch records
Dates
1961-1981 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.23 cubic feet plus 3 cassette tapes and 2 vertical files
Collection Number
2878
Summary
Correspondence, minutes, financial records, newsletters, ephemera, and interview transcripts and cassette tapes about the history of Congregation Bikur Cholim, Yavneh Branch, 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


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Orthodox Jewish Yavneh Congregation was formed in 1961 in Seward Park, within walking distance for residents. In 1964, Yavneh Congregation merged with Bikur Cholim and became known as the Seward Park Branch of Bikur Cholim. In 1972, Bikur Cholim on 17th Avenue and Yesler Street closed its doors and built a new synagogue at 5145 South Morgan in Seward Park.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, newsletters, ephemera, and interview transcripts and cassette tapes about the history of the congregation.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2878-001: Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.), Yavneh Branch records, 1961-1968Return to Top

0.23 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, financial records, newsletters; 1961-1968.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Charles Jassen, 1978-09-01

Description
Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.), Yavneh Branch records

Accession No. 2878-003: Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.), Yavneh Branch records, 1979Return to Top

3 cassette tapes (60 minutes each); Transcript: 51 pages.

Scope and Content: Tape recorded reminiscences recorded on 12 Nov. 1979, covering years 1946-1971; transcript,

Adina and Joe Russack, Charles Jassan, Ben Willner, Irving Feinberg are speakers. They recount the history of "Yavneh", Orthodox gathering in Seward Park, its relationship with Bikur Cholim. They name the succession of Presidents of Yavneh.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Adina Russack, 1981-08-01

Description
Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.), Yavneh Branch records

Accession No. 2878-004: Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.), Yavneh Branch records, 1961-1968Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Includes an invitation to the first Sabbath service of Yavneh Synagogue, checks written from the congregation, and three real estate purchase agreements for property in Seward Park.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Meta Buttnick, 1996-10-01

Description
Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.), Yavneh Branch records

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)
  • Orthodox Judaism--Washington (State)
  • Synagogues--Washington (State)
  • Personal Names :
  • Londinski, Moses
  • Rivkin, Sholom
  • Corporate Names :
  • Caroline Kline Galland Home for the Aged (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.). Yavneh Branch--Archives
  • Congregation Bikur Cholim-Machzikay Hadath (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Seattle Talmud Torah Hebrew School
  • Geographical Names :
  • Seattle (Wash.)--Churches and religious affairs--Jewish
  • Washington (State)--Churches and religious affairs--Jewish
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Audiotapes
  • Interviews
  • Newsletters
  • Reminiscences
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Graudenz, Samuel (creator)
    • Jassen, Charles, 1918- (creator)
    • Willner, Louis (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Congregation Bikur Cholim (Seattle, Wash.). Yavneh Branch (creator)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington) (creator)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)

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)