Edward L. Feldman papers and ephemera, 1911-1981 PDF
- Feldman, Edward L
- Edward L. Feldman papers and ephemera
- 1911-1981 (inclusive)19111981
- .52 cubic feet; plus 1 oversize Vertical File (2 boxes)
- Collection Number
- 5914 (Accession No. 5914-001)
- Papers and ephemera of Edward Feldman related to his family, fraternity Seattle/Tacoma Aleph Zadik Aleph, and Tacoma and Seattle Jewish temples
- University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
- Access Restrictions
Open to all users.
- English, Russian, German, and Hebrew
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Edward L. Feldman was born in 1919 in Tacoma and worked as an accountant in Seattle. His family emigrated from Russia in 1911. Edward was active in AZA (Aleph Zadik Aleph, young men’s fraternal organization of B’nai B’rith), Congregation Talmud Torah in Tacoma, and later Temple de Hirsch in Seattle (among others).
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Contains newsletters, correspondence, event materials, and keepsakes from Seattle, Tacoma, and Portland chapters of Aleph Zadik Aleph (AZA); bulletins, correspondence, and event materials from Congregation Talmud Torah, Temple Beth Israel, and Sinai Temple in Tacoma, Washington; and bulletins, correspondence, and event materials from Temple de Hirsch in Seattle. Includes family documents including immigration documentation and an illustrated ketubah (marriage contract).
Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top
Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top
|1||Marriage contract (ketubah)||circa 1911|
|1/2||AZA correspondence and event materials||1939-1941|
|1/4||Seattle chapter of AZA newsletter Chronic||1938-1939|
|1/5||Portland chapter of AZA newsletter Reporter||December 1939|
|1/6||Tacoma chapter of AZA newsletter Cantor||1938-1940|
|1/7||Congregation Talmud Torah, Tacoma
Includes newsletters, certificates and programs.
|1/8||Sinai Temple and Temple Beth Israel, Tacoma
Programs and newsletter.
|1939, 1947, 1958|
|1/9||Publications on Jewish life and religion||1943-1955|
|1/10||Jewish charitable organizations of Tacoma and Seattle||1946, 1981|
|1/11||Jewish Community Center yearbook||1971|
|1/12||Temple de Hirsch, Seattle
Includes three issues of Temple Tidings, event program and general information.
|2||Ephemera from AZA, Sigma Alpha Mu, and other
Includes Israel-themed holiday cards, 1947 Sigma Alpha Mu dance card in shape of perfume bottle, Jewish-themed playing cards and other items.
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Jewish families--Washington (State)--Seattle
- Jewish families--Washington (State)--Tacoma
- Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
- Jews--Washington (State)--Tacoma
- Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
- Personal Names :
- Feldman, Edward L.,--Archives
- Corporate Names :
- Aleph Zadik Aleph. Portland Chapter (Portland, Or.)
- Aleph Zadik Aleph. Seattle Chapter
- Aleph Zadik Aleph. Tacoma Chapter
- Form or Genre Terms :
- Personal correspondence
- Other Creators :
- Corporate Names :
- Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington) (host institution)
- Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)