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Jewish Welfare Federation of Greater New Bedford and United Jewish Appeal records

 Collection
Identifier: MC-072

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of financial records, booklets and annual reports, correspondence and other documents, newsletters, photographs, clippings, and ephemera relating to the local New Bedford chapter.

Dates

  • 1945 – 2005
  • Majority of material found within 1969 - 1983

Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Biographical / Historical

The United Jewish Appeal is a North American agency, comprised of many local chapters, which provides humanitarian, economic, and social support to Jews throughout the world. This includes immigrants to Israel, refugees and others. Humanitarian and rehabilitative services are dispensed through member agencies, aiding Jews in over 60 countries. The primary responsibility of the Jewish Welfare Federation is fundraising for the United Jewish Appeal relating to the local New Bedford chapter.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 manuscript boxes)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

retrospective
Title
MC 72, Jewish Welfare Federation of Greater New Bedford and United Jewish Appeal records
Status
Completed
Author
Maura McGurk
Date
August 2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Repository

Contact:
285 Old Westport Rd.
N. Dartmouth MA 02747 USA