D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections and University Archives

Congregation Beth Israel Papers
(Asheville, NC)
M2008.03.01 - 7 ; OS2008.03.01



"The Altar at Congregation Beth Israel," in Congregation Beth Israel Papers.
D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNC Asheville

Title Congregation Beth Israel Papers (Asheville, N.C.)
Creator Congregation Beth Israel
Identifier http://toto.lib.unca.edu/findingaids/mss/congregation_beth_israel_papers/default_congregation_beth.htm
Subject Keyword Congregation Bikur Cholim (pre-1950) ; Congregation Beth Israel (post-1950) ; Community Talmud Torah ; B'nai Brith Youth Organization ; Ladies' Auxiliary ; Bikur Cholim Sisterhood ; Beth Israel Sisterhood ; United Synagogue of America
Subject LCSH Beth Israel (Asheville, N.C.) -- Sources
Bloom, Bernard
Jews -- North Carolina -- Asheville -- Sources
Jews -- Southern states -- History
Southern states -- Ethnic relations
Description The Congregation Beth Israel Papers span the years from 1927 to the present.

The material in the collection includes various synagogue activities, minutes of meetings, photographs, membership lists, service bulletins, and the plans for construction of the synagogue and some financial records. It also includes papers relating to the Board of Trustees of the Congregation (minutes, annual reports and correspondence); the activities of the Synagogue Sisterhood (scrapbook and assorted financial records).

Second donation includes extensive newspaper clippings, documents following the construction of the current synagogue on Murdock Avenue, as well as additional photos that add to the historical richness of the collection.
Publisher D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804
Contributor Congregation and Board of Trustees, Beth Israel Synagogue, Asheville, NC ; Jay Jacoby
Date 2008-03-01
Type Collection ; Text ; Image
Format 6.5 linear foot (eight manuscript boxes)
Source M2008.03.01- 7; OS2008.03.01
Language English ; Hebrew
Relation Michalove Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNCA ; Leah and Morris Karpen Oral History in Voices of Asheville Oral History Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNCA ; Schandler Family Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNCA ; Leo Finkelstein Oral History in Voices of Asheville Oral History Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNCA ; Leo Finkelstein Papers, 1903-1998, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Belk Library Special Collections, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC ; Sol Schulman Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNCA ; Ada and Lou Pollock Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNCA ; Jacob Rosen Family Papers, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNCA ; "Jewish Roots in the Carolinas: A Pattern of American Philo-Semitism," Charlotte, N.C.: The Carolina Israelite, 1955, in the D. Hiden Ramsey Collection printed material - various publications (M80.5.2.6), D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNCA ; Choosing to Remember - From the Shoah to the Mountains, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNCA and the Center for Diversity Education ; Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, UNC Chapel Hill ; American Jewish Historical Society ; Sidney Schochet Family Papers, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, UNCA ; "A Portion of the People: Three Hundred Years of Southern Jewish Life," Documenting the American South, UNC Chapel Hill ;
Rights No restrictions. Any display, publication, or public use must credit the D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville. Copyright retained by the creators of certain items in the collection, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Donor Donor number
Acquisition 2008-03-10 ; Donation by Jay Jacoby on 2012-02-22
Citation Congregation Beth Israel Papers, Asheville, NC, D.H. Ramsey Library Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804.
Processed by Special Collections staff, HW, 2008 ; HP, JF, 2012
Last update 2012-03-22
Series > Photographs
> Records
Items List
Box Series Item Description Thumbnail
M2008.03.01-02 1   Charter Ledger Books  
M2008.03.03 2   Board of Trustees' Papers cbi_cover.jpg (1144445 bytes)
M2008.03.04 3   Women's Organizations  
M2008.03.05 4   Photographs

M2008.03.06 - .07

OS2008.03.01

5   Publications and Office Records cbca_001.jpg (578716 bytes)

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