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Meyer Heller papers, 1934-2001 (bulk 1950-1962).
BANC MSS 2010/784 carton 1; BANC MSS 2010/784 carton 2; BANC MSS 2010/784 carton 3; BANC MSS 2010/784 carton 4; ...
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Title:

Meyer Heller papers, 1934-2001 (bulk 1950-1962)

Creator/Contributor:

Heller, Meyer, 1921-, creator, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Western Jewish History Center, 131.

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1977.006.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Abstract:

The Meyer Heller papers consist primarily of correspondence from 1950-1962, which includes letters from his radio audience providing an interesting insight into public opinion of the time and letters from his colleagues that document the decision making process of Rabbis and their temple boards; minutes of the Board of Directors for Congregation Emanu-El in San Francisco, California; and material on Rabbi Heller's activities with temple youth groups, secular boys' clubs, and with the Northern California Board of Rabbis.

Date:

1950 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Heller, Meyer -- 1921- -- Archives
Board of Rabbis of Northern California.
Congregation Emanu-El (San Francisco, Calif.)
Boards of directors -- California -- San Francisco
Boys -- California -- Societies and clubs
Decision making -- California
Jews -- California
Jewish youth -- California -- Societies and clubs
Public opinion -- California
Rabbis -- California
Radio audiences -- California
Synagogues -- California -- San Francisco

Note:

Formerly: Western Jewish History Center Collection Number 131.
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1977.006.
PARTIALLY RESTRICTED COLLECTION. Carton 5, folders 38-39 sealed until 2028 per donor stipulation.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Meyer Heller papers, BANC MSS 2010/784, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Rabbi Meyer Heller served both Temple Israel, in Hollywood, Calif., and Temple Emanu-El, in Beverly Hills, Calif. He also served as an associate rabbi and director of education at San Francisco's Congregation Emanu-El (1950-1963). From the late 1950s to the early 1960s, he gave radio sermons in San Francisco in which he commented on religious interpretation and philosophy.
Materials in English.

Type:

Correspondence-California.
Minutes-California-San Francisco.

Physical Description:

6.25 (5

Language:

English

Identifier:

2006585501
BANC MSS 2010/784 carton 1
BANC MSS 2010/784 carton 2
BANC MSS 2010/784 carton 3
BANC MSS 2010/784 carton 4
BANC MSS 2010/784 carton 5
BANC MSS 2010/784

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

PARTIALLY RESTRICTED COLLECTION. Carton 5, folders 38-39 sealed until 2028 per donor stipulation.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.