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Celia and Mauricio Dulfano Papers

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Identifier: JHCP-008
Abstract This collection contains personal documents belonging to Celia and Mauricio Dulfano, a Jewish scholarly couple who emigrated from Argentina to Israel and later to the United States. The collection consists primarily of official documents such as government-issued identity cards and academic certificates that detail their migratory life between the three countries as well as their professional success in the fields of social work and pulmonary medicine, respectively.
Dates: undated, 1937-1998

Central Jewish Organization (Boston, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-212
Abstract The Central Jewish Organization (previously known as the Central Jewish Committee) was founded in 1909 in Boston, Massachusetts and was mainly concerned with the welfare of Jewish prisoners and their family. This collection contains a cash book recording the organization's income and expenses from 1913-1916.
Dates: 1913-1916

Charles Follen Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-176
Abstract Charles Follen Adams was born in 1842 and was known for his dialectic poems. This collection includes an excerpt from "Leedle Yawcob Strauss" (1876) dated 1882 and signed, as well as a reprint of a photogravure signed by Adams.
Dates: 1882

Chelsea-Revere Hebrew School (Chelsea, Mass.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: I-313
Abstract The Chelsea-Revere School was established by Monas Berlin in 1896 and served the Chelsea, Massachusetts Jewish community until 1979. The collection contains the records of the institution and its activities including meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, personnel manifests, memos, publications, photographs, memorial documents, and school function notices, as well as press materials in the form of newspaper clippings.
Dates: undated, 1939-1981

Chevra Kedusha (Boston, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: I-185
Abstract Chevra Kadusha of Boston is an independent, non-denominational organization of individuals, synagogues, universities and other Jewish institutions committed to making the full range of burial rituals accessible and available to the entire Jewish community. It was organized and instituted in 1856. The collection contains two versions of the constitution of Chevra Kedusha as well as the board minutes (1892-1904, 1911-1974), financial records (1933-1968), and a ledger recording payments of...
Dates: undated, 1856-1981

Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston Records

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Identifier: I-220 and I-220A
Abstract The Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) of Boston, Massachusetts is the oldest federated Jewish philanthropy in the United States. The current incarnation of CJP was formed in 1960, when two separate federated philanthropies – the Combined Jewish Appeal and Associated Jewish Philanthropies – merged to create a single organization dedicated to serving the needs of Boston’s Jewish community. CJP’s records contain the history of several other organizations, from the forerunners of the current...
Dates: undated, 1865-2006

Companions of the Forest of America Boston Area Circles Records

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Identifier: JHCI-015
Abstract The Companions of the Foresters of America was a social and benvolent fraternal organization that was a branch of the Foresters of America. This collection contains charter certificates, materials pertaining to the practices and rituals of the organization, songbooks, and membership and entertainment ledgers for local Boston area circles, including Franklin Park Circle #1571, Brookline Circle #1558, and Dorchester Circle #1542.
Dates: undated, circa 1929-1981

Concerned Jewish Students of Greater Boston Records

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Identifier: I-157
Abstract Contains material pertaining to the establishment of the organization, including a list of incorporators, and lists of constituent members, minutes of meetings (November 1970-February 1972), a speech giving a review of the group's activities (1972), and financial records (July 1970-March 1972). Also contains general correspondence (March 1970-March 1972), correspondence with Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston (1970-1971), and information on the group's Chavurat Shabbat project...
Dates: 1969-1973

Congregation Adath Israel (Newtown, Conn.) Records

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Identifier: I-323
Abstract Congregation Adath Israel was established in 1919 by a small group of Jewish farmers in Newtown, Connecticut. The synagogue expanded its building in 1957 and converted from the Orthodox movement to the Conservative movement in the 1970s. In 2007, they relocated to a larger building within Newtown. The collection primarily consists of administrative and financial records, along with newspaper clippings, photographs, and miscellaneous documents.
Dates: undated, 1909-1991

Congregation Adath Jeshurun (Boston, Mass.) Records

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Identifier: JHCI-002
Overview This collection contains materials of the Congregation Adath Jeshurun, the founding institution of the Jewish community in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston. The main materials cover the last twenty years of the congregation’s existence, a period marked by the decline of the Jewish population of Roxbury which ultimately resulted in the congregation’s demise. The main part of the collection consists of minute books that record the activities of the congregation during this period as well as the...
Dates: undated, 1916-1991

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Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston 26
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Beth Israel Hospital (Boston, Mass.) 7
Harvard University 7
Jewish National Fund 7
Weizmann, Chaim, 1874-1952 7
Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941 6
Stone, Elihu David 6
Temple Ohabei Shalom (Brookline, Mass.) 6
United Jewish Appeal 6
Zionist Organization of America 6
American Jewish Committee 5
American Jewish Congress 5
Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America 5
Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Inc. 5
Temple Emanuel (Newton, Mass.) 5
Winer, Louis 5
Wise, Stephen S. (Stephen Samuel), 1874-1949 5
Federated Jewish Charities (Boston, Mass.) 4
Hebrew Teachers College (Brookline, Mass.) 4
Jewish Community Center of Greater Boston 4
Jewish Heritage Center of the North Shore (Lynn, Mass.) 4
Jewish Theological Seminary of America 4
Kennedy, Edward M. (Edward Moore), 1932-2009 4
Massachusetts Board of Rabbis 4
National Jewish Welfare Board 4
Temple Beth El (Swampscott, Mass.) 4
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972 4
Weinstein, Lewis H., 1905-. 4
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee 3
Ben-Gurion, David, 1886-1973 3
Boston Commission on Jewish Continuity 3
Boy Scouts of America 3
Central Conference of American Rabbis 3
Congregation Mishkan Tefila (Chestnut Hill, Mass.) 3
Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds 3
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- 3
Epstein, Louis M., 1887-1949 3
Federation of Jewish Charities of Boston 3
Gorfinkle, Bernard 3
Harvard Business School 3
Hebrew College (Newton Center, Newton, Mass.) 3
Hurwich, Louis, 1886-1967 3
Independent Order Brith Abraham of the United States of America 3
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 3
Levine, Harry, 1895-1977 3
Liebman, Joshua Loth, 1907-1948 3
McCormack, John W., 1891-1980 3
National Community Relations Advisory Council (U.S.) 3
Rabbinical Association of Greater Boston 3
Sachar, Abram Leon, 1899-1993 3
Segal, Robert E. 3
Shanok, Morton 3
Shrage, Barry 3
Shubow, Joseph Shalom 3
Stone, Dewey David, 1900-1977 3
Szold, Henrietta, 1860-1945 3
Temple B’nai Abraham (Beverly, Mass.) 3
Temple Israel (Boston, Mass) 3
Temple Shalom of the Congregation Sons of Jacob (Salem, Mass.) 3
Workmen’s Circle (U.S.) 3
Adath Jeshurun Cemetery Association 2
Alpert, Abraham 2
American Zionist Council 2
Avukah, American Student Zionist Federation 2
B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League. 2
Benkovitz, Icik 2
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 2
Boruchoff, Ber, 1872-1939 2
Boston University 2
Bureau of Jewish Education (Boston, Mass.) 2
B’nai B’rith Hillel Foundations 2
B’nai B’rith Women 2
Cambridge Hebrew Women's Aid Society 2
Combined Jewish Appeal (Boston, Mass.) 2
Congregation Anshai Sfard (Lynn, Mass.) 2
Congregation Shirat Hayam (Swampscott, Mass.) 2
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 2
Curley, James Michael, 1874-1958 2
Cushing, Richard, 1895-1970 2
Ehrmann, Herbert B. (Herbert Brutus), 1891-1970 2
Epstein, Mary Wolfman, 1908-1998 2
Girls’ Latin School (Boston, Mass.) 2
Goldstein, Israel 1896- 2
Gordon, Albert Isaac, 1903-1968 2
Grossman, Benjamin 2
Harvard Law School 2
Harvard-Radcliffe Hillel Foundation 2
Hebrew Free Loan Association of Pittsfield, Mass. 2
Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966 2
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978 2
Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts 2
Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Boston 2
Jewish Federation of the North Shore 2
Jewish Historical Society of the North Shore 2
Jewish Labor Committee (U.S.) 2
Jewish Rehabilitation Center for Aged of the North Shore 2
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