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4. Archives of the Center for Jewish Culture

 Record Group
Identifier: 4

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

Ahavath Achim Congregation (New Bedford, Mass.) records

 Collection
Identifier: MC-037
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection consists of historical notes, deeds, member lists, synagogue and sisterhood bulletins and other publications, rabbi biographical and personal files, and photographs, but also includes flyers and newspaper clippings. The majority of files fall within the years 1954 and 2006.

Dates: 1898 - 2010; Majority of material found within 1898-(ongoing) , Bulk 1954-present

Tifereth Israel Sisterhood (New Bedford, Mass.) records

 Collection
Identifier: MC-038
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of scrapbooks compiled by Ruth Ades and Bertha Cohen, some general files on the establishment of the sisterhood, written histories, newspaper clippings and programs. Many records are stored at Tifereth Israel in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

Dates: 1926-1997

"Community Bulletin" (New Bedford, Mass.)

 Collection
Identifier: MC-039
Scope and Contents The Community Bulletin is a multi-page publication which includes reports from various community organizations, including the Tifereth Israel Sisterhood, the Jewish Professional Women’s Club, the Hebrew Free Loan Association, the YMHA and YWHA, Ahavath Achim Congregation, the Ahavath Achim Sisterhood, the Center for Jewish Culture at UMass Dartmouth, the Jewish War Veteran posts, Hadassah, and others. It was indexed in 1965; there is therefore a card file index, by subject, which covers...
Dates: 1923-2007

Temple Sinai Congregation (New Bedford, Mass.) records

 Collection
Identifier: MC-042
Scope and Contents

The record portion of this collection consists of board meeting minutes 1971-1978, an incomplete set of Temple Sinai newsletters distributed to members, 1966-1972, some correspondence and a few newspaper clippings. The artifact portion of this collection consists of the cloth vestments from the synagogue.

Dates: 1964-1978

Boy Scouts of America, Troop 8 (New Bedford, Mass.) records

 Collection
Identifier: MC-043
Scope and Contents

The collection consists mainly of patrol meeting minutes, correspondence between the scoutmaster and others, event programs, and photographs. Smaller groups of records include charters, membership lists and embroidered patches. Much of the collection was originally arranged in a scrapbook that Isidore Eisner kept of scouting activities, 1939-1983. The scrapbook was disassembled when it was accessioned in 1991. Other sources include Samuel Barnet’s papers.

Dates: 1941-1983

Evelyn and Fisher Abramson papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-045
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, awards, photographs, and newspaper clippings. It does not document his career as a lawyer, or his work for various business or civic organizations, but does provide some documentation of his efforts on behalf of the Jewish community of New Bedford, and is especially rich in photographs.

Dates: 1920-1982

Harold H. J. Clasky papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-065
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two scrapbooks of photographs, clippings, and correspondence, 3 plaques, 3 photo-etched printing plates, a booklet, and other ephemera.

Dates: 1956-1985

National Jewish Welfare Board, New England Section records

 Collection
Identifier: MC-066
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a ledger, correspondence, pamphlets, and other records of organizations dedicated to the cause of Jewish War Relief in New Bedford during the period of 1918 - 1924. The collection also contains records of local activity of the National Jewish Welfare Board and the United Service Organizations (USO) from the period of 1940 – 1946, and a card index of 425 local World War II Jewish servicemen and newspaper clippings on their activities and service during World War...
Dates: 1918-1946

Samuel Barnet papers

 Collection
Identifier: MC-068
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, various documents, correspondence, and a street sign.

Dates: 1919 - 1991