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Federation of Temple Sisterhoods records

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-869
The collection consists of correspondence, office files, publications and bulletins pertaining to the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, the Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, Southern District #15, and the Louisiana Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, District #17. There are also invitations to various functions, information packets, membership lists, district histories as well as correspondence and publications from Henry S. Jacobs Camp and the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience.

Dates

  • 1936-1996
  • Other: Date acquired: 12/08/1991

Creator

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

17.00 boxes

Biographical / Historical

The National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods was founded in 1913 during a historic period of struggle for equality for women. The Federation is also active in the promotion of human rights, religious freedom, and other social issues. The Southern District consists of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Memphis, Tennessee. Congregations with members belonging to the Louisiana Federation in New Orleans include Congregation Gates of Prayers and Touro Synagogue.

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged into four series: 1. National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods (Boxes 1-3); 2. Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, Southern District #15 (Boxes 4-8), arranged by state and then alphabetically by city; 3. Louisiana Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, District #17, (Boxes 9-12), arranged alphabetically by city; and 4. Accretion (Boxes 13-17), arranged alphabetically by congregation or name. The collection consists of seventeen boxes and one oversize folder.

Source of Acquisition

Yvonne Strug.

Accruals and Additions

Additional material added to the collection in 1993.
Title
Federation of Temple Sisterhoods records
Author
LAC Group
Date
05/10/2012
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
eng

Revision Statements

  • 2011: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Division, Tulane University Repository

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