Guide to the B'nai B'rith Collection of post Civil War pamphlets, 1868-1872

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Guide to the B'nai B'rith Collection of post Civil War pamphlets, 1868-1872

Collection number: M1031

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Special Collections staff
Date Completed:
1998
Encoded by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
© 2002 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: B'nai B'rith Collection of post Civil War pamphlets,
Date (inclusive): 1868-1872
Collection number: M1031
Creator: B'nai B'rith
Extent: .25 linear ft. (10 pamphlets)
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Abstract: This collection of 10 pamphlets reflects Jewish activities in the B'nai B'rith lodges of Chicago, Cleveland, Nashville, and New York.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 1998.

Preferred Citation

B'nai B'rith Collection of post Civil War pamphlets. M1031. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This group of ten pamphlets offers a first-hand glimpse into the functioning of B'nai B'rith lodges in America in the immediate post-Civil War period. Jewish activity in cities from Chicago to Nashville are detailed and documented.

Access Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Jews--United States--History--1789-1945.


Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Proceedings of District Grand Lodge, No. 2, Independent Order for the Year 1871, including the Twentieth Anuual Meeting held in St. Louis, MO on January 21, 1872 and following days. -- Cincinnati : A. Abraham, 1872

Box 1, Folder 2

Proceedings of District Grand Lodge, No. 2, Independent Order for the Year 1869 including the Eighteenth Annual Meeting held in Nashville, Tennessee on January 16, 1870 and the following days. -- Cincinnati : Robert Clarke & Co., Printers, 1870

Box 1, Folder 3

Orphan Asylum of District No. 2, I.O.B.B. at Cleveland, Ohio. Inaugurated July 14th, 1868. -- New York : Lithographing, Engraving, and Printing Co., 1868

Box 1, Folder 4

Third Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Orphan Asylum, Dist. nos. 2 & 6, I.O.B.B. at Cleveland, Ohio, for Year ending October 1, 1871. -- Cincinnati : Bloch & Co., Steam Book and Job Printers and Lithographers, 1871

Box 1, Folder 5

Proceedings of the General Convention of the Independent Order B'nai B'rith, held in the City of New York, July 19-27, 1868 (5628). -- New York : Lithographing, Engraving and Printing Co., 1868 (5628)

Box 1, Folder 6

1871 Third Annual report of District Grand Lodge no. 6, I.O.B.B. -- Chicago : Franz Gindele, Steam Book and Job Printer, 1871

Box 1, Folder 7

General Bericht der Districts - Grossloge No. 1, U.O.B.B. in New York ... von October 1862, bis Ende ... 1868-1869. -- New York : [s.n.], 1870

Box 1, Folder 8

Report of the Executive Committee of the Constitution Grand Lodge, I.O.B.B., August 1868-January 1870. -- New York : [s.n.], 1870

Box 1, Folder 9

General Bericht der Districts - Grossloge No. 1, U.O.B.B. in New York, 1869-1870. -- New York : [s.n.], 1870

Box 1, Folder 10

General Bericht der Districts - Grossloge No. 1, U.O.B.B. in New York, Januar 1870 Enbe Januar 1871. -- New York : [s.n.], 1871