Guide to the Records of Temple B’nai Jacob - Lexington, Massachusetts, 1938-1945
 
*I-102

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Stephanie Call as MS Word document, April 2011. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on April 22, 2011. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Temple B’nai Jacob
Title: Temple B’nai Jacob - Lexington, Massachusetts, records
Dates:1938-1945
Abstract: Temple B'nai Jacob was an Orthodox synagogue on Sylvia Street in Lexington, Massachusetts. Their first service was held on Passover, 1916. Although this congregation is no longer operational, two synagogues in Lexington -- Temple Emunah (Conservative) and Temple Isaiah (Reform) -- have their roots in Temple B'nai Jacob. This collection contains one financial ledger in English and Yiddish for Temple B'nai Jacob.
Languages: The collection is in English and Yiddish.
Quantity: .25 linear feet (1 half manuscript box)
Identification: I-102
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
Location: Located at AJHS, Boston, MA.
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Historical Note1

Temple B'nai Jacob - Lexington, Massachusetts

Temple B'nai Jacob was an Orthodox synagogue on Sylvia Street in Lexington, Massachusetts. Their first service was held on Passover, 1916. Although this congregation is no longer operational, two synagogues in Lexington -- Temple Emunah (Conservative) and Temple Isaiah (Reform) -- have their roots in Temple B'nai Jacob.

1 Information for this historical sketch is from the following resources:

"History." Temple Emunah, Lexington, MA. N.p., n.d. Web. 21 Apr 2011. (http://templeemunah.org/history).

Materials from the collection.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains one financial ledger in English and Yiddish for Temple B'nai Jacob.

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged into a single series as follows:

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact:
American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011
email: reference@ajhs.org

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Temple B’nai Jacob - Lexington, Massachusetts, records; I-102; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, Boston, MA and New York, NY.

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Access Points

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

 

Records of Temple B’nai Jacob - Lexington, Massachusetts, 1938-1945

The collection is in English and Yiddish.
Box 1, Folder 1.
Scope and Content:

See Collection Scope and Content Note.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 Financial Ledger 1938-1945
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