Guide to the Records of the First Stanislauer Young Men's Benevolent Association
1946-1996

RG 1791

Processed by Jerry Seligsohn. Additional processing, editing and encoding by Violet Lutz.

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

Email: archives@yivo.cjh.org

URL: http://www.yivoinstitute.org

(c)2012 YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. All rights reserved.
Center for Jewish History, Publisher.
This file was automatically encoded in EAD 2002 by Archon 3.14 from an SQL database source in 2013. Manual edits were applied by Center for Jewish History archivists to refine the code in accordance with Center standards and to enable processing via local stylesheets.

Overview of the Collection

Creator: First Stanislauer Young Men's Benevolent Association (New York, N.Y.)
Collection Title: Records of the First Stanislauer Young Men's Benevolent Association
Dates:1946-1996
Abstract: These are the records of the First Stanislauer Young Men's 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
Physical Description: 0.83 linear feet
Identification: RG 1791
Repository: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
Return to the Top of Page

Administrative History

Organized August 9, 1903 in New York by immigrants from Stanislav (Ivano-Frankivs'k, Ivano Frankivsk, Ivano Frankovsk, Iwano Frankowsk, Stanislau, Stanislavov, Stanisławów, Stanisle, Stanislo, Stanislowow), in the province of Galicia, in the Austro-Hungarian Empire (today, Ukraine). The Association provided sick and death benefits, and purchased graves. It used Mount Zion and Beth David Cemeteries. Dissolved in April 1996.

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: Constitution, revised 1939. Minute book, 1979-1995. Cashbook, 1979-1996. Deeds to graves, 1976-1991. Correspondence with Beth David Cemetery, 1995. Cemetery maps. Box 2: Burial receipts, 1946-1995. Box 3: Membership dues ledgers, 1962-1995. Correspondence with members, 1994-1996, mainly pertaining to the dissolution of the society.

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