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Chevra Thilim records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1100

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the records of Congregation Chevra Thilim, an Orthodox congregation that was founded in 1875. The congregation merged with Tikvat Shalom in 1999, and the two conservative congregations adopted the name Shir Chadash. The collection includes charters, bylaws, contracts, minutes, board of director records, membership lists, seating charts, notes, auxiliary group records, treasurer reports and other financial records, cemetery records, programs and newsletters.

Dates

  • 1915-1998 (bulk: 1947-1990)

Creator

OFFSITE LOCATION

The collection is stored offsite. Researchers must contact specialcollections@tulane.edu at least two business days (48 business hours) in advance for access to these materials.

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.

Extent

39 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged alphabetically then chronologically by subject. The collection consists of 78 boxes and 8 volumes. It is 39 linear feet.

Other Descriptive Information

Shir Chadash, the congregation formed by the Chevra Thilim and Tikvat Shalom merger, is located in Metairie.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2010 by LAC Group.
Title
Chevra Thilim records
Author
LAC Group
Date
02/02/2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US