Herman I. Keisler papers, 1941-1969 PDF
- Keisler, Herman I.
- Herman I. Keisler papers
- 1941-1969 (inclusive)19411969
- 0.43 cubic feet (1 box)
- Collection Number
- 2743 (Accession No. 2743-001)
- Correspondence, minutes and photograph of a Jewish community leader of Seattle, Washington
- University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
- Access Restrictions
Open to all users.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
Herman I. Keisler was born in Hungary on August 1, 1892, immigrated to the United States in 1913 at age 22, and was naturalized in 1915. Long active in his community, Keisler held a number of leadership positions in local Jewish organizations: president of Temple De Hirsch, 1954-1955; president of the Seattle Federated Jewish Fund, approximately 1942-1944; treasurer of the Federated Jewish Fund and Council of Seattle, 1963-1964; and chairman of the Personnel Committee of the Federated Jewish Fund and Council of Seattle, 1964. Herman Keisler and Betty Gold were married by Rabbi Levine of Temple De Hirsch on February 11, 1956. Herman Keisler died in February 1972 at age 79 in Seattle, Washington.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
The Herman I. Keisler Papers includes correspondence, minutes, photographs of Keisler's involvement with the Temple De Hirsch and the Federated Jewish Fund and Council of Seattle.
This collection also contains two books:
- Levine, Raphael H. (undated). A Rabbi Answers. Seattle: Temple De Hirsch.
- Congregation Temple De Hirsch. (1954-1955). The Temple Tidings.
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||Temple De Hirsch - Men's Club||1941|
|2||Temple De Hirsch - New Temple Building Fund||1948-1951|
|3||Temple De Hirsch - letters||1951, 1955|
|4||Temple De Hirsch - photographs||1948, no date|
|5||Temple De Hirsch - Rabbi Levine Anniversary Fund||1957|
|6||Temple De Hirsch - Educational Foundation||1967-1968|
|7||Temple De Hirsch - congregational amendment (Rabbi Singer case)||1968|
|8||Temple De Hirsch - The Temple Tidings Newsletter||1945-1968 (not complete)|
|9||Temple De Hirsch - ephemera||no date|
|10||Federated Jewish Fund and Council of Seattle - letters, minutes, annual report||1942-1964|
|11||Federated Jewish Fund and Council of Seattle - campaign editorials||1962-1964|
|12||Federated Jewish Fund and Council of Seattle - acquisition of executive director||1964|
|13||Federated Jewish Fund and Council of Seattle - acquisition of executive director, general correspondence||1964|
|14||Jewish Federation and Council of Greater Seattle - campaign||1969|
|16||Personal papers - The Galland Will||1905, 1955|
|17||Personal papers - notes on rabbis||1954|
|19||A Rabbi Answers||undated|
|19||The Temple Tidings||1954-1955|
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Subject Terms :
- Civic leaders--Washington (State)--Seattle
- Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
- Personal Names :
- Keisler, Herman I.--Archives
- Corporate Names :
- Federated Jewish Fund & Council of Greater Seattle
- Temple de Hirsch (Seattle, Wash.)
- Temple de Hirsch (Seattle, Wash.)--Presidents