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Philip Kutner collection on the Workmen's Circle, 1934-1998.
BANC MSS 2010/500 oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 2010/500 carton 1; BANC MSS 2010/500 carton 2; BANC MSS 2010/500 carton 3; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Philip Kutner collection on the Workmen's Circle, 1934-1998

Creator/Contributor:

Kutner, Philip, creator, collector.

Creator/Contributor:

Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 2000.017.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Abstract:

The collection contains documents, photographs, newsletters, as well as photocopies of membership records that document the history of various branches of the Workmens Circle, inside and outside of California. The collection also includes bound volumes including The Friend, a national Workmens Circle publication.

Date:

1934 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring -- Archives
Jews -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area

Note:

Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 2000.017
COLLECTION STORED IN PART OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Philip Kutner collection on the Workmen's Circle, BANC MSS 2010/500, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Philip Kutner (1926-) of San Mateo, was Chairman of the Northern California District of the Der Arbeter-Ring for 15 years. He collected the records in this collection to celebrate the Golden Anniversary of the Maurice Savin Branch of Northern California of the Workmens Circle (Arbeiter Ring).
The Workmen's Circle or Der Arbeter Ring is an American Jewish nonprofit organization started in 1900 by Yiddish-speaking immigrants from Easter Europe. The organization contiues to be active today in promoting social and economic justice, Jewish community and education, and Ashkenazic culture.

Type:

Photographs.
Articles.
Correspondence.

Physical Description:

print
3 (3 1

Language:

English
French
German
Hebrew

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2010/500 oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2010/500 carton 1
BANC MSS 2010/500 carton 2
BANC MSS 2010/500 carton 3
BANC MSS 2010/xxx
BANC MSS 2010/500

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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