Charles Jassen papers and oral history interview, 1931-1990  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Jassen, Charles, 1918-2013
Title
Charles Jassen papers and oral history interview
Dates
1931-1990 (inclusive)
Quantity
2 sound cassettes and 1 transcript
Collection Number
2877
Summary
Records of Herzl Synagogue and printed items regarding the Hillel Foundation at the University of Washington, tape-recorded interviews
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
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Languages
English


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Accession No. 2877-001: Charles Jassen papers, 1941-1943Return to Top

.03 cubic foot

Scope and Content: Financial records of Herzl Synagogue and printed items regarding the Hillel Foundation at the University of Washington.

Items describe the first year activities of the B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation chapter established at the University of Washington. The Herzl items are financial statements.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Donated by Charles Jassen, 9/12/1978.

Description
Charles Jassen papers

Accession No. 2877-002: Charles Jassen oral history interview, 1931-1989Return to Top

1 sound cassette; transcript: 41 pages

Scope and Content: Tape recorded interview conducted by Isabel Stusser and Meta Buttnick on 2 Nov 1989 with transcript. Also included in this accession are two letters (1931-1934) and a prayer book.

Charles Jassen discusses his father, the Reverend William Jassen, as well as his own activities.

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 Charles Jassen, 11/2/1989.

Description
Charles Jassen oral history interview

Accession No. 2877-003: Charles Jassen papers, 1941-1990Return to Top

.03 cubic foot (including 1 sound cassette)

Scope and Content: Tape recording dubbed from originals of 1941 and 1948, script for introduction; 1990.

Originals: KING radio broadcast of Friday evening service from Herzl Congregation, 17 Dec 1948 and Friday evening service at B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation, University of Washington, 14 Feb 1941. Charles Jassen was a choir member for the former and was Cantor for the latter. Eric Offenbacher's script for his introduction gives detailed background information.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

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

Acquisition Info: Donated by Charles Jassen, 1/26/1990.

Description
Charles Jassen papers

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Dolgoff, Boris
  • Jassen, Charles, 1918-2013--Archives
  • Jassen, Charles, 1918-2013--Interviews
  • Langh, Philip A
  • Shapiro, Baruch, 1880-1970
  • Corporate Names :
  • Herzl Conservative Congregation (Seattle, Wash.). Site Study Committee
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Buttnick, Meta Bloom, 1913-2012 (interviewer)
    • Stusser, Isabel (interviewer)
    • Corporate Names :
    • B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation (University of Washington) (creator)
    • Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation (Mercer Island, Wash.) (creator)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)