Olga Butler papers, 1963-2000  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Butler, Olga
Title
Olga Butler papers
Dates
1963-2000 (inclusive)
Quantity
1.67 cubic feet (5 boxes) plus 1 sound cassette, 1 transcript, and 1 photograph
Collection Number
4526
Summary
Correspondence, minutes, reports, constitution/bylaws, policy records, financial reports, fundraising files, and other general papers from Olga Butler who was a Jewish community leader 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

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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Butler is a congregant at Temple Beth Am, a Reform congregation in northeast Seattle. She has served in a variety of leadership positions at the Temple, including as a member of the Long Range Planning Committee, as Chair of the Building Committee [ca. 1985-1988], as a member of the Governing Board, and as President of the congregation [ca. 1977-1978].

As a long-time member of the Washington State Jewish Historical Society (ca 1982- ), Butler has served as member and president of the Board of Directors and as chair of the Archives Committee.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 4526-001: Olga Butler papers, 1963-1995Return to Top

1.04 cubic feet (3 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, reports, constitution/bylaws, policy records, personnel codes, salary requests, plans, subject series.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users, however, some files are restricted.

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

Acquisition Info: Donated by Olga Butler, 3/25/1993.

Description
Olga Butler papers

Accession No. 4526-002: Olga Butler papers, 1978-1997Return to Top

.63 cubic foot (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Building Committee minutes, financial reports, fundraising files, policy records, rabbi contract, and lecture notes documenting Butler's years of service to Temple Beth Am (1978-1997). Board of Directors and Archive Committee minutes, financial reports and speeches documenting Butler's leadership role in the Washington State Jewish Historical Society (1981-1995).

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Donated by Olga Butler, 10/1/1997.

Description
Olga Butler papers

Accession No. 4526-003: Olga Butler oral history interview, 2000Return to Top

1 sound cassette (ca. 60 min); transcript: 19 leaves; 1 photograph

Scope and Content: Olga Butler discusses her early life in an assimilated Jewish Family in Berlin, Germany, her emigration, her early years in the U.S., and her life in Seattle beginning in 1947. She talks about the founding of Temple Beth Am and her involvement with Jewish Family Services, Kline Galland, Jewish Federation, and the Washington State Jewish Historical Society. She reflects upon 50 years of changes in Seattle.

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

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Informant's/creator's rights dedicated to the public. May be used for research, instruction, publication or similar purposes.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Olga Butler, 10/23/2001.

Description
Olga Butler oral history interview

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Religious leaders--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Women, Jewish--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Personal Names :
  • Butler, Henry, 1921-
  • Butler, Olga--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Caroline Kline Galland Home for the Aged (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Jewish Family Service (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Adler, Judith R., 1933-
    • Corporate Names :
    • Jewish Archives (University of Washington)
    • Temple Beth Am (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)
    • Washington State Jewish Historical Society (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)