Guide to the Records of Kadimah Zionist Club (Boston, Mass.), undated, 1929-1935
 
*I-116

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Kelsey Sawyer as MS Word document, January 5, 2012. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on January 13, 2012. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Kadimah Zionist Club (Boston, Mass.)
Title: Kadimah Zionist Club (Boston, Mass.), records
Dates:undated, 1929-1935
Abstract: There is little information on the Kadimah Zionist Club as an organization other than being a regional branch of the Zionist Organization of America. Past presidents included Benjamin Rabalsky, Morris Rabinovitz, and Max Miller. The club occupied two locations, 27 School Street in Boston in 1929 and by 1934 and 1935, Barristers Hall, also in Boston. This collection contains the records of the Kadimah Zionist Club, 1929-1935. It includes a membership list for January 1929, letters sent to members from the president announcing upcoming meetings, and an undated raffle book. The raffle book is of interest as it is a raffle for two paintings, "Tower of David" and "Palestine Dwellings" done by the artist Joseph Tepper.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Quantity: .25 linear feet (1 half manuscript box)
Identification: I-116
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
Location: Located at AJHS, Boston, MA.
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Historical Note1

Kadimah Zionist Club (Boston, Mass.)

There is little information on the Kadimah Zionist Club as an organization other than being a regional branch of the Zionist Organization of America. Past presidents included Benjamin Rabalsky, Morris Rabinovitz, and Max Miller. The club occupied two locations, 27 School Street in Boston in 1929 and by 1934 and 1935, Barristers Hall, also in Boston.

Chronology

1929Meeting held on June 4th at which the leading American woman Zionist, Mrs. Archibald Silverman, spoke at the Elks Hotel, Boston.
1934September 5th meeting at the Hotel Bradford, Boston where Hebrew scholar and author Harry Fine spoke on Bialik the poet.
1935Dinner given in recognition of servives given to Zionism by Elihu D. Stone on December 18th at the Brookline House, Brookline. Attended by a number of leading Zionists, including Louis Lipsky.


Footnote:

1 Information used in this finding aid is from the following sources:
Materials from the collection.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the records of the Kadimah Zionist Club, 1929-1935. It includes a membership list for January 1929, letters sent to members from the president announcing upcoming meetings, and an undated raffle book. The raffle book is of interest as it is a raffle for two paintings, "Tower of David" and "Palestine Dwellings" done by the artist Joseph Tepper. Materials are organized chronologically.

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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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Related Material

The Papers of Benjamin Rabalsky, P-153
The Papers of Elihu David Stone, P-555
Zionist House of Boston, I-286

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Kadimah Zionist Club (Boston, Mass.), records; I-116; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA.

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Acquisition Information

Accession information unknown.

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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 Kadimah Zionist Club (Boston, Mass.), undated, 1929-1935

English.
.25 linear feet (1 half manuscript box)
Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content:

See Collection Scope and Content Note.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 Membership List 1929
1 2 Correspondence 1929-1935
1 3 Raffle book undated
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