Guide to the Records of the Kultchiner Independent KUV
RG 1731

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Kultchiner Independent KUV (N.Y.)
Collection Title: Records of the Kultchiner Independent KUV
Abstract: These are the records of the Kultchiner Independent KUV, a landmanshaft or benevolent association. Upon the dissolution of the society, the records were collected by the New York State Department of Insurance. Although many of these societies were founded around the turn of the twentieth century, the records collected in this way primarily date from the second half of the century (1950-2000). The landsmanshaftn collections generally include constitutions, by-laws, minutes, correspondence with members, financial ledgers, deeds to graves, cemetery maps, and membership lists. For details on this particular collection, see the scope and content note.
Language of Materials: English, Yiddish
Quantity:10 inches
Identification: RG 1731
Repository: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
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Administrative History

Founded in New York by immigrants from Kol'chyno (Kolchiny, Kol'chino, Kolcino) in Ukraine, SSW of Lvov.  The organization helped members with sick benefits and funeral expenses.

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Scope and Contents

This finding aid is a collection-level record. Box and folder list, if any, are found here in the scope and content note.

Box 1: Financial Ledger, 1965-1969.  Financial Ledger, 1970-1979.  Cash Receipts Ledger, 1967-1974.  Dues Book, 1968-1971.  Box 2:  Minute Book (Yiddish), 1958-1978.  Dues Book, 1972-1974.  Box 3:  Dues Book, 1975-1978.  Check Receipts.

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Access Points

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

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