Guide to the Beaver County United Jewish Community Center Records, 1905-1978 AIS.1978.27

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Beaver County United Jewish Community Center Records
Creator
Beaver County United Jewish Community Center.
Collection Number
AIS.1978.27
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1961-1978
Date [inclusive]
1905-1978
Extent
1.25 linear feet (1 box)
Abstract
The Beaver County United Jewish Community Center has served as a meeting place for the Agudas Achim Hebrew Congregation and other local Jewish organizations since its dedication on May 1, 1960. This collection contains records of the Agudas Achim Hebrew Congregation and the Beaver County United Jewish Community Center.

Preferred Citation

Beaver County United Jewish Community Center Records, 1905-1978, AIS.1978.27, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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History

The purpose of the United Jewish Community Center was to provide a meeting facility for the various Jewish organizations of the Beaver Valley. It was equipped to house religious schools and services, social functions and meetings. The Agudas Achim Hebrew Congregation met in the center from 1960 through the 1970s.

The Beaver County United Jewish Community Center was first planned in the spring of 1955. Construction began in November of 1958, and the center was dedicated on May 1, 1960.

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Scope and Content Notes

This collection contains records of the Agudas Achim Hebrew Congregation and the Beaver County United Jewish Community Center. Further scope notes are found at the series level.

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Arrangement

The collection has been separated into two series:

  • Series I. Agudas Achim Hebrew Congregation
  • Series II. Beaver County United Jewish Community Center

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, August 2006

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Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

Copyright

Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Rabbi Shapario on December 14, 1978.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Jaime Hamel on October 20, 2004.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Beaver County United Jewish Community Center.

Subject(s)

  • Community centers -- Pennsylvania -- Beaver County
  • Ethnic groups
  • Fraternal organizations--Pennsylvania--Beaver County
  • Jews -- Pennsylvania -- Beaver County -- Societies and clubs
  • Societies

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Previous Citation

Beaver County United Jewish Community Center Records, 1905-1978, AIS.1978.27, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

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Collection Inventory

Series  I. Agudath Achim Congregation 

Scope and Content Notes

This series contains information about the Agudath Achim Congregation in the form of a charter and by-laws.

  BoxFolder
Charter, 1905 11
  Folder
By-laws, 1922 2

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Series  II. Beaver County United Jewish Community Center 

Scope and Content Notes

This series includes information on the Beaver County United Jewish Community Center in the form of an official seal, directory, programs, dedication book, bulletin and publications received by the Center.

  Folder

Section: fficial seal of the Beaver County United Jewish Community Center 

3
  Folder
Directory of the Beaver County United Jewish Community Center, 1977 4
  Folder
Programs, 1961-1978 5
  Folder
Dedication Book for the Beaver County United Jewish Community Center, May 1, 1960 6
  Folder
Bulletin from Beaver County United Jewish Community Center, Chanukah, December 1978 7
  Folder

Section: Publications received 

8

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