Guide to the Records of the Lieder Brothers Benevolent Association
RG 1748

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Lieder Brothers Benevolent Association (N.Y.)
Collection Title: Records of the Lieder Brothers Benevolent Association
Abstract: These are the records of the Lieder Brothers Benevolent Association, 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:1.4 linear feet
Identification: RG 1748
Repository: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
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Administrative History

Founded in New York in 1891 by immigrants from Lida (part of Poland in the interwar period; now part of Belorussia).  Provided sick and burial benefits and held social events.  The society used the Beth Moses, Mt. Carmel, and Washington cemeteries.

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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:  General Correspondence, 1971-1987.  Correspondence about Burials, 1967-1988.  Burial Receipt Ledgers, 1916-1982.  Burial Receipt Ledgers, 1935-1970.  Cemetery Maps.  Box 2:  Copy of constitution and Yiddish correspondence, 1933-2006.  Constitution, Certificate of Incorporation, 1938, 1978.  Minute Book, 1966-1984.  Grave Reservation Ledger, 1936-1985.  Financial Records, 1980-1984.  Records of Final Disbursements, 1982.  Check Receipts, 1980-1982.  Cemetery Maps.  Box 3:  Correspondence about meetings, 1934-1984.  Sick Benefit Ledger, 1937-1978.  Dues Ledger, 1978-19825.  Minute Books, 1949-1966.  Check Receipt Ledger.

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Access Points

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

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