Guide to the Records of United Kosher Butchers Association, undated, 1928-1929

*I-118

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Margaret Whiteside as MS Word document, June 26, 2009. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on October 12, 2009. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator:United Kosher Butchers Association
Title:United Kosher Butchers Association, records
Dates:undated, 1928-1929
Abstract:Consists of an audited report of the finances of the association, from the time of its establishment until February 18, 1929. One of the schedules notes the members of the association with their addresses; material pertaining to a kosher meat controversy including a circular from Rabbi M. Klachko and correspondence regarding the controversy, a summary of the event and identity of the various participants and a humorous invitation to a meeting of the Association and one photograph.
Languages:The collection is in English and Hebrew.
Quantity: .25 linear feet (1 half-manuscript box, 1 oversized folder)
Identification:I-118
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
Location: Located at AJHS, Boston, MA.
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Historical Note

The United Kosher Butchers Association was established in the Greater Boston area in 1928 and incorporated as a business association in April 1930. The Association's Kashrut Commission engaged in the certification and supervision, under the rabbinical supervision of the Vaad Harabonim of Greater Boston, of kosher meats. The association was reorganized in 1954 and unofficially dissolved in 1970.

Chronology

1930United Kosher Butchers Association incorporated
1954Association reorganized
1970Association unofficially dissolved
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Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of reports, announcements, invitations and a photograph from the early history of the United Kosher Butchers Association. Of special interest is the informal report of a dispute between the Vaad Harabonim and retailers belonging to the Association and a photograph from the Association's installation dinner in 1928. The collection also contains an audit of the Association's holdings from 1929.

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Arrangement

The collection is organized into two 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

Hebrew Butcher Workers Union Local 234 (New York, N.Y.). Call number: HD6515 .B96 H42 1939 (AJHS New York Library)

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); United Kosher Butchers Association, records; I-118; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA.

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Acquisition Information

The collection was donated to AJHS in 1988 by Carol S. Marlin and by the grandchildren of David Leib Brenner and Rose Frieda Brenner.

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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.

 

Series I: Finances, 1929

The Series is in English.
Box 1, Folder 1.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical.

Scope and Content:

The series consists of an audit of the United Kosher Butchers Association by an independent accounting agency when the Association was first incorporated. The audit contains information on the organization's initial financial holdings and a list of Association members.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 Report 1929
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Series II: General, undated, 1928-1929

The Series is in English and Hebrew.
Box 1, Folders 2-4 and 1 oversized folder.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical.

Scope and Content:

The series contains announcements, reports, an invitation and a photograph. Of special interest is the informal report of a dispute between the Vaad Harabonim and retailers belonging to the Association, as well as two oversized announcements of special kosher events in the Boston area. The collection also contains a photograph from the Association’s installation dinner in 1928 and an invitation in Hebrew.

BoxFolderTitleDate
OS1F 1 Announcement undated
BoxFolderTitleDate
1 2 Association Issues undated, 1929
1 3 Invitation 1929
1 4 Photograph 1928
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