Touro Synagogue records Edit


LaRC Manuscripts Collection 224


  • 1829-1999 (label)
  • Date acquired: 03/04/1974 (Other)


  • 43.00 Linear Feet (Whole)

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  • Scope and Contents

    Minutes, office files, marriage, death, and interment records, and other records documenting Touro Synagogue and its two preceding congregations, Gates of Mercy and Dispersed of Judah. Particularly noteworthy are volumes documenting Gates of Mercy from 1866 and continuing as Touro Synagogue through 1944, and minutes from 1853 -1947.

  • Arrangement Note

    The collection is arranged by topic, and chronologically. The collection is 34 linear feet, and consists of 5 boxes, 74 volumes and 3 oversize folders.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

  • Source of Acquisition

    Touro Synagogue.

  • Preferred Citation

    Touro Synagogue records, Manuscripts Collection 224, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.