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Alfred C. ''Pete'' Nelson Papers

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Identifier: M019
Abstract Alfred Clarence "Pete" Nelson served as interim Chancellor at the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado from 1948-1949. Alfred C. Nelson served as Interim Chancellor at the University of Denver, Denver, Colo. from 1948-1949. He also served as Professor of Chemistry (1923-1936), Registrar (1929-1937), Dean of Graduate College and Director Summer Session (1937-1948), Vice Chancellor (1949-1952), and Dean of Community College and Director of Summer Session (1951-1960). The majority...
Dates: 1918-1978

Babi Yar Park Records

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Identifier: B110
Abstract Babi Yar Park in Denver, Colorado was dedicated on October 2, 1983 to memorialize the September 1941 massacre of the Jews that remained in the Ukrainian city of Kiev, at a ravine called Babi Yar. The Babi Yar Park Foundation was formed under the leadership of Helen Ginsburg. Collection contains minutes, administrative papers, correspondence, reports, scrapbooks, news clippings, photos, public relations materials and architectural drawings from the Babi Yar Park between 1969-2015.
Dates: 1969-2015

Industrial Removal Office Colorado Correspondence

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Identifier: B171
Abstract The Industrial Removal Office (IRO) was created in New York to Americanize Eastern European Jews, find jobs for the immigrants, and relocate them throughout the United States. The Jewish Relief Society and the Independent Order of B'nai B'rith (B'nai B'rith) in Denver worked to resettle the immigrants in Colorado. Lesser Levy and Milton Schayer headed the industrial removal committee of the B'nai B'rith. The collection contains copies of correspondence from the Industrial Removal Office Records...
Dates: 1903-1916

JCRS Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue Foundation Records

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Identifier: B353
Abstract The Isaac Solomon Historic Synagogue Foundation was founded in 2001 with a mission to restore the Beth Jacob Synagogue building and a tent structure on the former campus of the Jewish Consumptives' Relief Society (JCRS) in Lakewood, Colorado. The Foundation was dissolved in 2013 due to financial challenges. This collection shows the process and challenges of historic preservation. Collection contains correspondence, architectural and construction information, historical background materials,...
Dates: circa 1957-2012

Jewish Community Center Records

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Identifier: B179
Abstract The Jewish Community Center originated in 1922 as part of a nationwide movement to provide cultural and athlectic activities to local Jewish communities. The Center operated in various locations until a new location was opened at East Alameda and Dahlia. In 1995, after extensive renovation, the Center was dedicated as the Robert E. Loup Jewish Community Center. Collection contains programs, publications, events, ephemera, architectural plans and administrative papers from the Jewish Community...
Dates: 1934-1975

Jewish War Veterans, Post #342 (Denver, Colo.) Records

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Identifier: B184
Abstract Collection contains a wood framed document from the Jewish War Veterans of the U.S. National Headquarters granting Jewish War Veterans, Post #342. Collection also contains Jewish War Veterans minutes, correspondence, programming notices, awards, certificates, membership rosters and financial papers from the Jewish War Veterans, Post #342.
Dates: Other: 1945-1980

Maimonides Society Records

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Identifier: B197
Abstract The Maimonides Society was established mid-1982 as an affiliate of the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Denver. It was established to support the Center for Judaic Studies through donor development, public programming and Jewish cultural events. They also produced a newsletter publication "The Maimonidean." The organization lasted from 1982-1987.Collection contains mailing lists, patron files, correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings, and administrative...
Dates: 1977-1987

Prezant Family Papers

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Identifier: B322
Abstract Chalres Prezant helped to organize the first Jewish colony and the first synagogue in Denver, CO. He came from Russia in 1880 with 13 other Jewish families straight to Denver. With his wife, Clara, they had nine children. One file folder containing two copies of ''The Prezant Family'' and personal papers. "The Prezant Family" is a history of the family compiled by Carol Friedman. Book includes photographs, correspondence, biographies and written family history beginning with Charles and Clara.
Dates: 1991; Coverage: Late 19th - Early 20th Centuries

Robert Gamzey Papers

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Identifier: B227
Abstract Robert Gamzey was an editor for the Intermountain Jewish News, a writer for the Denver Post, and the author of a number of books. Collection contains correspondence and news clippings containing reviews of books written by Robert Gamzey from 1956 through 1976.
Dates: 1956-1975

Zivin and Joselewitz Families Correspondence

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Identifier: B268
Abstract The Zivin and Joselewitz were Russian Jewish immigrant families who settled in Denver, Colorado. Collection contains correspondence, playing cards, news clippings, and Russian booklets related to the Zivin and Joselewitz families from 1900.
Dates: circa 1900-1982

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