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Adler, Selig, 1909- , Collector. Material pertaining to the Jewish Community of Buffalo, NY

Type / Call #INSTITUTIONAL / I-108CONSISTS OF TWO DIRECTORIES OF JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS OF BUFFALO (1938, 1939); PAPERS OF THE BUFFALO COUNCIL OF JEWISH CONGREGATIONS, INCLUDING A PHOTOSTAT OF ITS CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION, CORRESPONDENCE, MEMOS, NEWSCLIPPINGS, AND PRINTED MATTER PERTAINING TO THE SUPERVISION OF KASHRUTH IN THE COMMUNITY (1925-41), NEWSPAPER ARTICLES ABOUT RABBI JOSHUA S. ZAMBROWSKI AND MAX M. YELLEN, BOTH ACTIVELY ASSOCIATED WITH THE COUNCIL (1939-1972); A COPY OF AN UNEXECUTED CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION OF THE BUFFALO UNIT OF ORTHODOX CONGREGATIONS, PAPERS, DOCUMENTS, A PHOTO OF CONGREGATION BRITH SHOLEM, A LIST, IN HEBREW, OF THE OFFICERS AND MEMBERS OF THE CONGREGATION AT THE TIME, THAT WAS PLACED IN THE CORNERSTONE OF THE SYNAGOGUE BUILDING CONSTRUCTED IN 1893, AND SOME CORRESPONDENCE AND SCATTERED MINUTES OF MEETINGS IN HEBREW AND YIDDISH, DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO THE BUFFALO HEBREW SCHOOL, COPIES OF THE LAST WILL OF ISRAEL SWADOS, 1862-1936, AND MARY SAPERSTON, D. 1935, BEQUEATHING PART OF THEIR ESTATES TO SEVERAL JEWISH INSTITUTIONS, AND OTHER LEGAL DOCUMENTS PERTAINING THERETO.
LanguageE, H, Y
Years1882-1972
LocalityNY, BUFFALO
Size1 box (117 items)

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