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Hebrew Free Loan Association (Pittsfield, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-205

Scope and Content Note

The records of the Hebrew Free Loan Association of Pittsfield, Massachusetts consist of two bound ledgers. One contains minutes from meetings of the officers held between 1944 and 1964, including a list of rules and by-laws put forward by a committee formed to develop the same. The other ledger contains a list of account holders and their transactions between 1949 and 1970.

Dates

  • undated, 1944-1970

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for researcher use. Please contact us to request access or to make an appointment to view this collection at jhcreference@nehgs.org.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of this collection. For more information contact jhcreference@nehgs.org.

Historical Note

The Hebrew Free Loan Association was formed circa 1935 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts to offer interest-free loans to dues-paying members of the organization in need of temporary financial relief.

References

  1. Material from the collection.

Chronology

circa 1935
The Hebrew Free Loan Society is formed in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.
1944
A committee presents the rules and by-laws for the Association.
1944
Jacob Goodman is elected president of the Association.
1948
Robert S. Rubin is elected president of the Association.
1949
Samuel Gold is elected president of the Association.

Extent

.25 linear feet (1 half-manuscript box)

Abstract

The Hebrew Free Loan Association was formed circa 1935 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts to offer interest-free loans to dues-paying members of the organization in need of temporary financial relief. The records of the Association consist of two bound ledgers, one containing minutes from meetings of the organization’s officers, and the other holding a list of account holders and their transactions between 1949 and 1970.

Physical Location

Located in Boston, Mass.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Rabbi Arthur D. Rulnick, May 1982.

Processing Information

Processed by Shannon Struble, 2018
Title
Guide to the Hebrew Free Loan Association (Pittsfield, Mass.) Records, I-205
Author
Processed by Shannon Struble
Date
2018
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at New England Historic Genealogical Society Repository

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