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Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: B230

Overview

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 the Ira M. Beck and Perle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives to publicize and preserve the Jewish history of the Rocky Mountain region. The Beck Archives became a fully integrated part of University of Denver Penrose Library Special Collections and Archives in 1995. The records of the RMJHS include financial records, correspondence, records about RMJHS publications, programming (trips, events, etc.), financial records, and general administrative records.

Dates

  • 1976-2018

Creator

Digital Repository

Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society Records

Biographical / Historical

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 to publicize and preserve the Jewish history of the Rocky Mountain region. The Beck Archives became a fully integrated part of University of Denver Penrose Library (now University Libraries) Special Collections and Archives in 1995.

Extent

19.0 Linear Feet (23 containers)

Scope and Contents

The records of the Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society include financial records, correspondence, records about RMJHS publications, programs and events, general administrative records and photographs.

Arrangement

These records are arranged in six series: 1: Correspondence. 2: Programs and Events. 3: Publications. 4:Financial. 5: General Administrative.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfer from Jeanne Abrams, Archivist and Curator of the Ira M. and Peryle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives, June 23, 2008.

Accruals

Further accruals are expected.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
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