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Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society

 Organization

The Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (RMJHS) was established in 1976 to promote and sponsor historical activity related to the Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region. The Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver in Denver, Colorado partners with the RMJHS and Ira M. Beck and Perle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives of Rocky Mountain Jewish History to publicize and preserve the Jewish history of the Rocky Mountain region. The first director was Belle Marcus and Dr. Jeanne E. Abrams became the director in 1982. The Beck Archives became a fully integrated part of University of Denver Penrose Library (now University Libraries) Special Collections and Archives in 1995.

Found in 334 Collections and/or Records:

A Legacy of Healing: Early Colorado Jews in Medicine, 2005

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0012.00002
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who contributed to medicine, the Jewish community, and Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people who knew some of the early key figures.
Dates: 2005

A Legacy of Healing: Early Colorado Jews in Medicine, 2005

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00004
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who contributed to medicine, the Jewish community, and Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people who knew some of the early key figures.
Dates: 2005

A Pioneering Legacy: An Early History of the Jews of Colorado, 1987

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0012.00004
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish pioneers and histories of Jewish influence in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with descendents of Jewish pioneers.
Dates: 1987

And Justice You Shall Pursue: Colorado's Early Jewish Attorneys, 1885-1930, 2003

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0012.00003
Overview Brief biographies of early Jewish lawyers in Colorado and their contributions to the law, the Jewish community, and Colorado.
Dates: 2003

And Justice You Shall Pursue: Colorado's Early Jewish Attorneys, 1885-1930, 2003

 Item
Identifier: B230.03.0023.00002
Overview Brief biographies of early Jewish lawyers in Colorado and their contributions to the law, the Jewish community, and Colorado. (Two DVD copies.)
Dates: 2003

Anfenger Home, 1982 June 27

 Item
Identifier: B063.02.0018.00121
Overview The old Anfenger home at 2900 Champa in Denver, Colorado.
Dates: 1982 June 27

Audiovisual, 1859-2007

 Series
Identifier: B098.15
Scope and Contents This series features oral history video recordings of Denver's Jewish community and of the Hispano Crypto-Jewsish Resource Center. Among the events covered is a recording of Peryle Beck's 80th birthday party in 1995.
Dates: 1859-2007

Beck Archives' Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B307
Overview Dr. Jeanne Abrams of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society of the Center for Judaic Studies collected materials of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society separate from the JCRS Records. Collection contains a draft of "The Origins of Denver's JCRS" by Dr. Charles Spivak, newspaper articles, issues of patients' magazine Hatikvah, contribution forms, "Thirty Years of Saving Lives" history of JCRS sanitorium, JCRS programs and pamphlets and, books related JCRS from 1900 through 1982.
Dates: 1900-1982

Beck Archives Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B063
Overview The Beck Archives Photograph Collection contains photographs, negatives, and other materials which reflect the rich, varied, and vibrant Jewish experience in the Rocky Mountain region, with a special emphasis on Colorado. It also contains some photographs from other states and countries.
Dates: 1790-2006; 1790 - 2006

Belle Marcus and Dr. Isaac M. Fein pose for a portrait at The Jewish Community: In Seach of Our Roots lecture, 1977

 Item
Identifier: B230.02.0005.0009.00004
Overview Photograph is a portrait of Belle Marcus and Dr. Isaac M. Fein. Fein presented a lecture entitled, The Jewish Community: In Search of our Roots. This lecture sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society also displayed a photographic history of the Jews of Colorado.
Dates: 1977