Bound Meeting Minutes Volume I, 1872-1879
Bound Volume I of meeting minutes from the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith, Lodge 171, Denver, Colorado. Minutes are from regular and special meetings and include nominations and elections for officers, trustees, and lecture master; appointments of committees; petitions for membership, new member inductions, and degree appointments; financial information; member issues such as travel, illness, or death; philanthropy; communications from other B'nai B'rith lodges; updates of by laws and lodge procedures; and officer reports handwritten by various secretaries. Presidents of B'nai B'rith Lodge 171, Denver Colorado, recorded in Bound Volume I with their terms in office: David Kline – (April 1872-July 1872) Fred Z. Salomon - (July 1872-January 1873) Louis Anfenger – (January 1873-January 1874) John Elsner – (January 1874-July 1874) Samuel Cole – (July 1874-January 1875) Edward Pisko – (January 1875-July 1875) Benjamin B. Hamburger – (July 1875-January 1876) Charles M. Schayer – (January 1876-July 1876) Phil Trounstine – (July 1876-January 1877) N. A. Heinsfurter – (January 1877-August 1877) Edward Pisko – (August 1877-January 1878) Benjamin B. Hamburger – (January 1878-July 1878) Herman Silver – (July 1878-January 1879) Isaac Davidson – (January 1879-
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From the Collection: The materials are primarily in English with some Hebrew.
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1 items (1 book.) : Fair condition. ; 15 x 10 x 2 inches.
Scope and Contents
From the Collection: The collection contains administrative records (including minutes), correspondence, and financial, membership, and miscellaneous records, as well as publications, photographs, memorabilia, and oral histories. The collection reflects the growth and development of a major social and philanthropic organization, and reveals the origins of Jewish institutions and organizations in Colorado. The collection also contains documents and photographs of the B'nai B'rith Youth Organization between the years 1969-1971 and records of other B'nai B'rith Units, Lodges, and Organizations.
Donated by Independent Order of B'nai B'rith, Denver Lodge No. 171.
Title supplied by archivist.
- Anfenger, Louis, 1842-1900
- Cole, Samuel
- Davidson, Isaac
- Denver (Colo.)
- Elsner, John (John Leopold), Dr., 1844-1922
- Hamburger, Benjamin B.
- Heinsfurter, N. A.
- Independent Order of B'nai B'rith. Denver Lodge No. 171 (Denver, Colo.)
- Kline, David
- Pisko, Edward
- Salomon, Fred Zadek, 1830-1888
- Schayer, Charles M., Jr., 1913-1997
- Silver, Herman
- Trounstine, Philip