Guide to the Meyer Azriel Rabinovitz collection, 1906-1929, 1981

*P-367

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Stephanie Call as MS Word document, March 5, 2009. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on February 17, 2010. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator:Hannah Schiffres
Creator:Rabbi Meyer Azriel Rabinovitz
Title:Meyer Azriel Rabinovitz collection
Dates:1906-1929, 1981
Abstract:Contains photocopies of four Hebrew letters endorsing Rabbi Rabinovitz, three of which were written by Rabbis Jacob Widrewitz, Ph. Klein and Joshua Siegel in New York in 1907. One is specifically addressed to Cong. Tzemach Tzedek and Agudas Achim of Chelsea, Mass. Also includes the photocopy of a Hebrew contract signed by ca. 50 members of the congregation in 1907, photocopies of two requests for funds from Poland, a photograph of Rabinovitz, an announcement of his son's wedding in 1925, and a special Resolution issued by the Board of Aldermen of Chelsea at his death. Also includes photograph of Rabinovitz & correspondence with Hannah Schiffres re: donation of materials (1981).
Languages:The collection is in English and Hebrew.
Quantity: .25 linear feet (1 half manuscript box)
Identification:P-367
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
Location: Located at AJHS, Boston, MA.
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Biographical Note

Rabbi Meyer Azriel Rabinovitz (1865-1931)

Rabbi Meyer Rabinovitz was a Rabbi in Chelsea, Massachusetts in 1865. He died in 1929.

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Scope and Content Note

Contains photocopies of four Hebrew letters endorsing Rabbi Rabinovitz, three of which were written by Rabbis Jacob Widrewitz, Ph. Klein and Joshua Siegel in New York in 1907. One is specifically addressed to Cong. Tzemach Tzedek and Agudas Achim of Chelsea, Mass. Also includes the photocopy of a Hebrew contract signed by ca. 50 members of the congregation in 1907, photocopies of two requests for funds from Poland, a photograph of Rabinovitz, an announcement of his son's wedding in 1925, and a special Resolution issued by the Board of Aldermen of Chelsea at his death. Also includes photograph of Rabinovitz & correspondence with Hannah Schiffres re: donation of materials (1981).

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged into a single series.

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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); Meyer Azriel Rabinovitz collection; P-367; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, Boston, MA and New York, NY.

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Acquisition Information

Copies of original material donated by Hannah Schiffres in 1981.

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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.

 

Meyer Azriel Rabinovitz collection, undated, 1925, 1929, 1981

English and Hebrew.
Box 1, Folders 1-3.
Scope and Content:

See collection Scope and Content Note.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 Correspondence about the Collection 1981
1 2 Correspondence and Writing undated
1 3 Photograph & Tribute undated, 1925, 1929
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