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Joseph Rabinowitz papers, 1874-1960 (bulk 1920-1943).
BANC MSS 2010/936 box 1; BANC MSS 2010/936
Collection Overview

Title:

Joseph Rabinowitz papers, 1874-1960 (bulk 1920-1943)

Creator/Contributor:

Rabinowitz, Joseph, 1891-1943, creator, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1998.004.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Abstract:

The collection contains copies of photographs of Cantor Rabinowitz; a telegram he received from the San Francisco Zionist District Committee after serving as a cantor for 40 years (1930); photocopies of newspaper clippings about the Cantor's 45 years of service (1935); a speech Rabinowitz delivered on his 50th anniversary of being Beth Israel's Cantor (1940); and an invitation to a service honoring Rabinowitz's 53 years of service to Beth Israel. The collection also has a notebook of Rabinowitz that has copies of prayers and handwritten funeral orations, as well as published prayer books and a 100th anniversary album for Congregation Beth Israel (1960).

Date:

1920 (issued)

Subject:

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Rabinowitz, Joseph -- 1891-1943 -- Archives
Congregation Beth Israel (San Francisco, Calif.)
Jews -- California -- San Francisco
Synagogues -- California -- San Francisco

Note:

Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1998.004.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Joseph Rabinowitz papers, BANC MSS 2010/936, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Joseph Rabinowitz was a Cantor for San Francisco's Congregation Beth Israel.
Materials in English and Yiddish.

Type:

Photographs.

Physical Description:

print
0.4 (1

Language:

English
yid

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2010/936 box 1
BANC MSS 2010/936

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.