Guide to the Records of Ladies Bikur Cholim Society (Roxbury, Massachusetts), 1928-1932
 
*I-515

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Stephanie Call as MS Word document, June 2011. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on June 29, 2011. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Roxbury Ladies Bikur Cholim Society (Massachusetts)
Title: Roxbury Ladies Bikur Cholim Society (Massachusetts), records
Dates:1928-1932
Abstract: The Ladies Bikur Cholim Society of Roxbury, Massachusetts, was the founding organization of Jewish Memorial Hospital. In the 1920s, Beth Israel Hospital moved to a larger medical facility in Boston and sold their existing building to the Society. The president at the time of the building's purchase was Ida Cooper. This collection contains the minutes book of the Board of Directors meetings, with meeting minutes and membership lists from 1928-1932. The meeting minutes specifically discuss the purchase of the old Beth Israel Hospital Building (dated October 2, 1928.) Minutes are well-written and detailed, and provide additional insight into the founding and beginnings of Jewish Memorial Hospital.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Quantity: .25 linear feet (1 manuscript box)
Identification: I-515
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
Location: Located at AJHS, Boston, MA.
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Historical Note1

Ladies Bikur Cholim Society (Roxbury, Massachusetts)

The Ladies Bikur Cholim Society of Roxbury, Massachusetts, was the founding organization of Jewish Memorial Hospital. In the 1920s, Beth Israel Hospital moved to a larger medical facility in Boston and sold their existing building to the Society. The president at the time of the building's purchase was Ida Cooper.

1 Information for this historical sketch is from the following resources:

Jewish Memorial Hospital. "History of Jewish Memorial Hospital." June 28, 2011 (http://www.jmhrc.com/history.html).

Materials from the collection.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the minutes book of the Board of Directors meetings, with meeting minutes and membership lists from 1928-1932. The meeting minutes specifically discuss the purchase of the old Beth Israel Hospital Building (dated October 2, 1928.) Minutes are well-written and detailed, and provide additional insight into the founding and beginnings of Jewish Memorial Hospital.

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged into a single series as follows:

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact:
American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011
email: reference@ajhs.org

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Related Material

Jewish Memorial Hospital, I-336
Wyner Family Papers, P-803

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Roxbury Ladies Bikur Cholim Society (Massachusetts), records; I-515; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA.

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Acquisition Information

Unknown.

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Access Points

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

 

Records of Ladies Bikur Cholim Society (Roxbury, Massachusetts), 1928-1932

English.
1 folder.
Scope and Content:

See collection Scope and Content Note.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 Meeting Minutes 1928-1932
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