Jerome Becker papers, 1924-1982  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Becker, Jerome
Title
Jerome Becker papers
Dates
1924-1982 (inclusive)
Quantity
.66 cubic foot plus 3 cassettes and 1 transcript
Collection Number
3210
Summary
Administrative papers, including merger papers of a businessman, grocer of Seattle, Washington and interview
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

Jerome Becker was the son of Sol Becker who immigrated to America and settled in Seattle in 1914. In 1919 Jerome and two brothers opened a grocery store at 84th and Greenwood which was very successful. In the late 1940s, Sol Becker was the Secretary of the Herzl Conservative Congregation. Jerome Becker was a Board member and secretary of the Herzl Congregation in the 1950s-1960s.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

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Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 3210-001: Jerome Becker papers, 1924-1970 (bulk 1956-1969)Return to Top

.42 cubic foot

Scope and Content: Correspondence, bylaws, minutes, financial records, yearbooks, newsletters.

The entire accession concerns Herzl Ner Tamid, including merger negotiations between Herzl, Ner Tamid, and Beth Shalom, ca. 1968. Herzl and Ner Tamid ultimately signed agreements and merged; Beth Shalom did not.

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 Jerome Becker, 10/1/1981.

Description
Jerome Becker papers

Accession No. 3210-002: Jerome Becker interview, 1981-1982Return to Top

3 cassettes; 51 page transcript

Scope and Content: Tape recorded interview by Howard Droker, Dec. 10, 1981 and Jan. 28, 1982; transcript.

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

Acquisition Info: Donated by Jerome Becker.

Description
Jerome Becker interview

Accession No. 3210-003: Jerome Becker papers, 1965-1970 (bulk 1968)Return to Top

.21 cubic foot

Scope and Content: Articles of incorporation, financial statements, newsletters, ephemera.

Regarding merger between Herzl and Ner Tamid, ca. 1968.

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 Jerome Becker, 9/7/1982.

Description
Jerome Becker papers

Accession No. 3210-004: Jerome Becker papers, 1955-1957Return to Top

.03 cubic foot

Scope and Content: 2 Herzl Congregation Yearbooks, 1955 and 1957.

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 Dorothy Becker, 6/1/1995.

Processing Info: Minimally Processed

Description
Jerome Becker papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Becker, Jerome--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Congregation Beth Shalom (Seattle, Wash)
  • Titles within the Collection :
  • Jewish Chronicle (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Congregation Ner Tamid of Bellevue (Bellevue, Wash.) (creator)
    • Herzl Conservative Congregation (Seattle, Wash.) (creator)
    • Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation (Mercer Island, 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)