Aberdeen B'nai B'rith Lodge 757 records, 1958-1979  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
B'nai B'rith. Lodge 757 (Aberdeen, Wash.)
Title
Aberdeen B'nai B'rith Lodge 757 records
Dates
1958-1979 (inclusive)
Quantity
2.5" linear.
Collection Number
2362 (Accession No. 2362-001)
Summary
Correspondence, minutes, financial records, membership lists and reports of a Jewish service organization
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.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

Jewish service organization. 1843- . B'nai B'rith, which means "sons of the covenant," is the oldest and largest American Jewish service organization. Founded in 1843,as Bundes Bruder by 12 German Jews in New York, B'nai B'rith had as its purpose "to unite Israelites in the work of protecting their highest interests and those of humanity." The organization is open to all branches of Judaism. It is dedicated to philanthropy and has offered assistance in both natural and manmade disasters. Other projects are youth organizations, orphanages, hospitals, libraries, vocational-training programs, and Hillel religious facilities at U.S. colleges, etc. Local chapters meet in cities around the nation.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, membership lists and reports; 1934-1979 (bulk 1958-1979)

Some material concerns disbanding in 1979, transferring membership to Seattle Lodge.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Wolff, Joel (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • B'nai B'rith. Lodge 757 (Aberdeen, Wash.) (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)