Guide to the Records of Congregation Mogen David Anshei Chorostz
1966-1982
RG 1706

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Congregation Mogen David Anshei Chorostz (N.Y.)
Collection Title: Records of Congregation Mogen David Anshei Chorostz
Dates:1966-1982
Abstract: These are the records of Congregation Mogen David Anshei Chorostz, 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: 0.67 Linear Feet
Identification: RG 1706
Repository: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
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Administrative History

Founded in 1888 in New York by immigrants from Choroszcz, Poland (Choroshtch), W of Bialystok.  The congregation operated a synagogue at 56 Suffolk St. on the Lower East Side, and provided burial benefits at the Beth Moses, Wellwood, and Montefiore 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:  Dues Ledger, 1971-1982.  Grave Reservation Ledger, 1968-1979.  Deeds to Graves.  Check Receipt Books, 1970-1982.  Dissolution Ballots, 1982.  Dissolution Documents, 1979-1982.  Financial Statements, 1940, 1953, 1976-1981.  Cancelled Checks.  Box 2: Financial Ledger, 1966-1977.

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Access Points

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