Sidney Nathan Weiner papers and oral history interview, 1950-2010  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Weiner, Sidney Nathan, 1920-
Title
Sidney Nathan Weiner papers and oral history interview
Dates
1950-2010 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.36 cubic feet (1 box), plus 2 vertical files, 1 sound cassette, and 1 oversize poster
Collection Number
5438
Summary
Tape-recorded interview and memoir of Sidney Weiner's life and organizational materials from his involvement with Washington State Association of Jewish Communities and Herzl Ner-Tamid
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

Sidney Nathan Weiner was born in 1920 in Spokane and later lived on Mercer Island. He graduated from Washington State College and worked at Boeing for 38 years. He has served in several Jewish organizations including the Washington State Association of Jewish Communities and Save All Ethiopian Jews.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Tape-recorded interview and transcript of Sidney Weiner's experience at Boeing Airplane Company and his work rescuing Ethiopian Jews. Also included is Weiner's bound memoir ("My Life"), as well as correspondence, agendas, minutes, and other materials documenting Weiner's participation in the Washington State Association of Jewish Communities, and files created and collected by Weiner pertaining to the history of Herzl Ner-Tamid.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 5438-001: Sidney Weiner papers, 1985-1989Return to Top

0.03 cubic foot (1 folder)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, agendas, minutes, memoranda, constitution, bylaws, contact lists, speeches, clippings; 1985-1989. Papers document Weiner's participation in the Washington State Association of Jewish Communities.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Sidney Weiner, 2005-10-28

Description
Sidney Weiner papers

Accession No. 5438-002: Sidney Weiner oral history interview, 2001Return to Top

1 sound cassette (60 minutes); Transcript: 9 pages

Scope and Content: Tape recorded interview covering the years 1942-1983, taken on June 13, 2001; transcript Mr. Weiner talks about his 38 years at Boeing Airplane Company, which included work related to: B-17's, Air Force testing, Strategic Air Command, Boeing's supersonic program, AVAC, and hydrofoil testing. He also describes his work rescuing Ethiopian Jews and getting them safely to Israel.

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

Special Media: 1 cassette audio tape

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

Acquisition Info: Sidney Weiner, 2001-06-13

Description
Sidney Weiner oral history interview

Accession No. 5438-003: Sidney Weiner papers, 1950-2010Return to Top

0.36 cubic feet (1 box), plus 1 oversize poster

Scope and Content: 1 bound memoir titled "My Life," in which Weiner recounts his family and personal history. Much of this memoir covers his 38 years working at Boeing, particularly his time as Boeing representative to the Strategic Air Command Headquarters where he worked closely with General Curtis LeMay. Also included are files created and collected by Weiner pertaining to the history of Herzl Ner-Tamid. These files include deeds and historical notes relating to properties owned by the congregation, Ha-Kol newsletters, a poster of Herzl's basketball team, news clippings and notes on the history of the congregation, and issues of the Herzlgram, the newsletter of Herzl Conservative congregation. Also included are some brochures and programs from the congregation.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Sidney Weiner, 2011-08-15 and 2003-06-27

Description
Sidney Weiner papers

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Mercer Island
  • Personal Names :
  • Weiner, Sidney Nathan, 1920- --Archives
  • Weiner, Sidney (Sidney Nathan), 1920---Interviews
  • Corporate Names :
  • Boeing Aerospace Company
  • Herzl Ner-Tamid--Archives
  • Washington State Association of Jewish Communities--Archives
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Business correspondence
  • By-laws
  • Minutes (Records)
  • Oral histories
  • Personal correspondence
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Stiefel, Ernest R., (interviewer)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington),   host institution (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)