Dalbert Rychter papers, 1961-1976  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Rychter, Dalbert
Title
Dalbert Rychter papers
Dates
1961-1976 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.86 cubic feet (2 boxes) plus 1 vertical file
Collection Number
3299
Summary
Biographical clippings about Dalbert Rychter and organizational materials regarding his involvement with Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation and Cascade Lodge of B'nai B'rith.
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


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Dalbert Rychter was born December 27, 1918 in Germany. In 1938, he was arrested by the Nazi regime on Kristallnacht and was imprisoned at Sachsenhausen concentration camp near Berlin. After six weeks, he was released and emigrated to England, then to the United States. He worked as an electrical engineer in Seattle and in 1955 founded Seattle Electric Co. He was president of Cascade Lodge of B'nai B'rith, a board member of Community Services for the Blind, and active in the Jewish Federation. He was also an active member of Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation serving as President from 1966-67.

In the 1950s, he began Project Brotherhood, in which Jewish volunteers take the place of Christians in the workplace during Christmas.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Organizational material, correspondence, minutes, financial records, by-laws, reports, clippings, and newsletters regarding Rychter's involvement with Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation and Cascade Lodge of B'nai B'rith, as well as biographical news clippings about Dalbert Rychter.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Status of creator's copyrights is unknown; restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Users are responsible for researching copyright status before use.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 3299-001: Dalbert Rychter papers, 1961-1967Return to Top

0.86 cubic feet (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Organizational material, correspondence, minutes, financial records, bylaws, reports subject series, 1961-1967. This accession is made up entirely of Herzl Conservative Congregation papers collected by Dalbert Rychter. Herzl minutes, 1962-1966. Congregation's search for new site documented. Begins planning for new sanctuary.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Description
Dalbert Rychter papers

Accession No. 3299-002: Dalbert Rychter papers, 1962-1976Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: 3 folders containing biographical news clippings, articles, newsletters, and programs from his time as president of Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative congregation and Cascade Lodge of B'nai B'rith.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Ursula Rychter, 2010-07-11

Description
Dalbert Rychter papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Conservative Judaism--Washington (State)
  • Jews--Washington (State)
  • Synagogues--Washington (State)
  • Corporate Names :
  • Congregation Ner Tamid of Bellevue (Bellevue, Wash.)
  • Herzl Conservative Congregation (Seattle, Wash.)--Archives
  • Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation (Mercer Island, Wash.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Personal correspondence
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Corson, Maurice (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Herzl Conservative Congregation (Seattle, Wash.), (associated name)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)