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Box 1, 1874-2013

 File — Box: B115.01.0001
Identifier: B115.01.0001
Box contains files on individual congretations around the Denver area, as well as a few files on misc. congregations by area. Files include: B'nai Jacobs, Pueblo; Beth Israel, Evergreen; Congregation Beth Shalom; Synogagues of Colorado (WPA project); Temple Emanuel, Pueblo; Temple Shalom, Colorado Springs; B'nai Israel, Colorado Springs; Temple Beth Isreael, Boise; Temple Beit Torah, Colordo Springs; Temple Emanuel, Pueblo; Temple Shalom, Colorado Springs; Intermountain Jewish New L'chaim (directory); United Hebrew Center, Pueblo; B'nai Chaim; Isaac Solomon Synagogue (JCRS); Roumanian Congregation Yad Achad(?); Temple Sinai; Tikvat Shalom; and Temple Israel (Leadville).

Dates

  • 1874-2013

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Materials are mostly in English; some materials are in Hebrew.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (legal document box)

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: Collection materials relate to past and present Jewish congregations, which were or still are located in Denver, Colorado, or the western United States, including Denver congregations or temples: Congregation Tikvat Shalom, Congregation Zera Abraham, Isaac Solomon Synagogue, Ostrover Synagogue, Roumanian Congregation Yad Achaas, Temple Sinai, United Hebrew Center, Yeshiva Toras Chaim, and Zerah Israel Musach Ashknazi. Other Colorado institutions covered by this collection are B'nai Chaim (Littleton), B'nai Israel (Colorado Springs), B'nai Jacob Congregation (Pueblo), Congregation Beth Evergreen (Evergreen), Congregation Beth Shalom (Centennial), Congregation Har Hashem (Boulder), Temple Beit Torah (Colorado Springs), Temple Emanuel Pueblo (Pueblo), and Temple Shalom (Colorado Springs). There is also a folder of documents relating to Temple Beth Israel, which was located in Boise, Idaho. Materials are originals or copies of items dating from 1906-2004, including receipts, correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, member and founder lists, event programs, invitations, legal documents, interview transcripts, brochures, slichos, Hebrew Bibles, historical background information about the institutions, and a copy of a 1941 inventory of Colorado church archives prepared by a division of the Works Progress Administration.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
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