Elazar Behar papers, 1918-1990  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Behar, Elazar
Title
Elazar Behar papers
Dates
1918-1990 (inclusive)
Quantity
circa .17 cubic foot (including 9 cassette tapes and 1 transcript)
Collection Number
3209
Summary
Tape recorded interviews, programs, sermons, newsletters, clippings and ephemera.
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


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Sephardic Jewish woman active in the Seattle Jewish community.

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Accession No. 3209-001: Elazar Behar papers, 1918-1977Return to Top

.14 cubic foot

Scope and Content: History of Congregation Ezra Bessaroth, programs, sermons, newsletters, clippings, ephemera. Most are photocopies.

Writing by Elazar Behar "History of Congregation Ezra Bessaroth" covers period from founding to about 1977. Ezra Bessaroth material, mostly photocopies, includes clippings, sermons, writings of David Jacob Behar.

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 Elazar Behar, 7/26/1981.

Description
Elazar Behar papers

Accession No. 3209-002: Elazar Behar oral history interview, 1982Return to Top

8 cassettes (total 7.5 hours); transcript: 166 pp.

Scope and Content: Tape recorded interview by H. Droker, February-March 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 Elazar Behar, 3/1/1982.

Description
Elazar Behar oral history interview

Accession No. 3209-003: Elazar Behar oral history interview, 1990Return to Top

.03 cubic foot (one cassette tape)

Scope and Content: Tape recorded interview by Meta Buttnick, March 30, 1990.

This interview includes historical information of the three Sephardic cemeteries: Ezra Bessaroth, Sephardic Bikur Holum and Ahavat Achim. There is also a vivid description of the ceremony of burning of the Geneza (religious objects and prayerbooks no longer usable).

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 not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Meta Buttnick, 6/12/1990.

Description
Elazar Behar oral history interview

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Immigrants--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Jewish cemeteries--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jewish cemeteries--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Religion
  • Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Social life and customs
  • Judaism--Sephardic rite--Customs and practices
  • Sephardim--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Sephardim--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews
  • Personal Names :
  • Behar, Elazar--Archives
  • DeLeon, Haim
  • Kahan, Isidore
  • Maimon, Avraham
  • Maimon, Solomon
  • Shapiro, Baruch, 1880-1970
  • Sharhon, Morris
  • Tarica, Harry
  • Wohlgelernter, Solomon P
  • Corporate Names :
  • Ahavath Achim Congregation (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Congregation Ezra Bessaroth (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Machzikay Hadath Congregation (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Seattle Sephardic Brotherhood
  • Seattle Sephardic Talmud Torah
  • Sephardic Bikur Holim Congregation (Seattle, Wash.)
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Behar, David J (creator)
    • Buttnick, Meta Bloom, 1913-
    • Droker, Howard

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

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