Guide to the Records of Congregation Bnei Isaac Narajow
RG 1713

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Congregation Bnei Isaac Narajow (N.J.)
Collection Title: Records of Congregation Bnei Isaac Narajow
Abstract: These are the records of Congregation Bnei Isaac Narajow, 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: 0.83 Linear Feet
Identification: RG 1713
Repository: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research
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Administrative History

Founded in 1904 in New York by immigrants from Narayev, Ukraine (Narajow, Narajow Miasto, Narayuv, Nariav, ESE of Lvov).  Re-incorporated in 1958, the congregation provided burial benefits at the Beth Moses, Mt. Zion, Mt. Hebron, and Beth David 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:  Correspondence, 1976-1980.  Dues Notices, 1978-1981.  Dues Book, 1970-1982.  Membership Ledger, 1970-1979.  Minute Books, 1960-1975.  Box 2:  Financial Ledger, 1966-1980.  Membership Register (in Hebrew script).  Cemetery maps.  Box 3:  Cancelled checks.  Check receipts.  Stamps.  Cemetery maps.

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Access Points

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

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