Guide to the Records of the First Radymnoer Congregation Bnai Mordcha Menachem
1910-1995
RG 1773

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: First Radymnoer Congregation Bnai Mordcha Menachem (N.Y.)
Collection Title: Records of the First Radymnoer Congregation Bnai Mordcha Menachem
Dates:1910-1995
Abstract: These are the records of the First Radymnoer Congregation Bnai Mordcha Menachem, 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: 1.25 linear feet
Identification: RG 1773
Repository: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
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Administrative History

Founded in 1903 in New York by immigrants from Radymnu (Radymno, Radimno, Redem, Redim), Poland.  Society organized social events and celebrated milestones of members, as well as providing subsidized burial at the Mount Hebron, Mount Zion, and Beth Abraham 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:  Constitution and meeting minutes in Yiddish, 1910-1914, 1973.  Financial and real estate documents, 1929-1983.  Meeting notices, 1973-1989.  Correspondence about burial benefits, 1962-1987.  Correspondence about burial matters, 1920-1993.  Grave reservations, 1949-1993.  Correspondence about monuments, 1956-1995.  Box 2:  Constitution in English.  Membership records, 1961.  General correspondence, 1951-1989.  Receipt ledger (tracks expenditures).  Check receipt ledger (tracks receipts).  Cancelled checks.  Burial receipts.  Cemetery maps.  Box 3:  Membership records, 1950-1967.  Dues ledger, 1960-1965.  Dues ledger, 1965-1973.

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Access Points

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