Guide to the Records of the Community Sons of Israel
RG 1760

Processed by Jerry Seligsohn. Additional processing, editing and encoding by Sarah Ponichtera.

YIVO Institute for Jewish Research

Center for Jewish History

15 West 16th Street

New York, NY 10011

Phone: (212) 246-6080

Fax: (212) 292-1892



(c)2012 YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. All rights reserved.
Center for Jewish History, Publisher.

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Community Sons of Israel (N.Y.)
Collection Title: Records of the Community Sons of Israel
Abstract: These are the records of the Community Sons of Israel, 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
Physical Description: 1.50 linear feet
Identification: RG 1760
Repository: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Return to the Top of Page

Administrative History

Mutual aid society associated with a synagogue.  Made charitable donations, organized communal activities, and provided subsidized burial at the Mt. Carmel, Mt. Judah, and Mt. Hebron cemeteries.

Return to the Top of Page

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, 1948-1999.  Correspondence about donations, 1971-1990.  Correspondence about monuments, 1976-1991.  Correspondence with Mt. Judah cemetery, 1948-1989.  Correspondence with Mt. Carmel cemetery, 1998.  Documents relating to synagogue property, 1910-1959.  Financial reports, 1956-1973.  Check stubs.  Burial receipts.  Dues Ledger.  Box 2:  Dues Ledger 1955-1959.  Cash book, 1955-1959.  General financial ledger, 1960-1973.  Minute book, 1970-1980.  Dues ledger, 1939-1948.  Financial ledger, 1954-1959.  Box 3:  Financial Ledger, 1960-1985.  Minute book, 1954-1965.  Dues Ledger (Yiddish), 1911-1928.  Mt. Hebron cemetery maps.  Box 4:  Mt. Carmel cemetery maps, Mt. Judah cemetery maps.

Return to the Top of Page

Access Points

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

Click on a subject to search that term in the Center's catalog. Return to the Top of Page