Guide to the United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh Records, 1912-1964 AIS.1997.24

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh Records
Creator
United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh.
Collection Number
AIS.1997.24
Date
1912-1964
Extent
17.5 linear feet
Abstract
The United Jewish Federation was established in the early 1900s to provide financial resources and central planning to the Jewish community of Pittsburgh. The records contain annual reports, minutes, board of directors and committee meetings, planning, and budgets, 1912-1964.

Preferred Citation

United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh Records, 1912-1964, AIS.1997.24, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh Library System

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History

The United Jewish Federation was established in the early 1900s to provide financial resources and central planning to the Jewish community of Pittsburgh. The United Jewish Federation divides its responsibilities into three different areas - developing financial resources, identifying and engaging donors and potential donors, and building the community. Direct fundraising campaigns support agencies both in Pittsburgh and around the world.

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Scope and Content Notes

The records of the United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh consist of annual reports, minutes, board of directors and committee meetings, planning, and budgets. Organizations represented in this collection include the United Jewish Federation, the United Jewish Fund, and the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Pittsburgh. The records in this collection are dated 1912-1964.

This collection was acquired by the archives in two seperate donations. The collection is split into two series representing these two seperate accessions - Series I. Original Accession, 1912-1959, and Series II. 1998 Addition, 1955-1964.

These records are available both in microfilm and paper formats.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, 1997

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
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Revision Description

 Converted from EAD Version 1.0 to EAD Version 2002 July 1, 2006

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

These records were filmed, with permission, by the Archives Service Center from originals in the possession of the United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh June 30, 1997.

Processing Information

ASC Staff in 1997.

Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Dan Horvath on June 17, 2004. Information about the collection title and the controlled access terms was extracted from the MARC record in the University of Pittsburgh catalog Voyager ID number: 4376607

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Federation of Jewish Philantropies of Pittsburgh.
  • United Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.
  • United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh.
  • United Jewish Fund of Pittsburgh.

Subject(s)

  • Associations
  • Ethnic groups
  • Jews -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh
  • Jews -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Charities

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Previous Citation

United Jewish Federation of Pittsburgh Records, 1912-1964, AIS.1997.24, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh

Records of the United Jewish Federation, 1957-1964, ais 98:20, Archives Service Center, University of Pittsburgh.

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Collection Inventory

Series  I. Original Accession 1912-1959 

  Microfilm-cabinetDrawerReel
Federation of the Jewish Philantropies, Board of Directors, 1912-1953 331-3
  Reel
Federation, Budget, and other Committees, 1942-1953 4
  Reel
Annual Report of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of Pittsburgh, 1912, 1916, 1920-1922, 1925-1926, 1927-1928, undated 4
  Reel
Seventh Annual Statement of the Federation of the Jewish Philantrophies of Pittsburgh, 1918 4
  Reel
Annual Reports, Jewish Philanthropies, 1912-1928 5
  Reel
Minutes of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies and United Jewish Fund, 1954-1955 6
  Reel
United Jewish Fund, Board of Directors and Committee Meetings, 1935-1945 6
  Reel
United Jewish Federation Board of Directors, 1946-1953; 1955-1959 7
  Reel
United Jewish Fund Committee Meeting, 1946-1953 8

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Series  II. 1998 Addition 1955-1964 

  Reel
Leisure Time Services Committee, 1958-1962 1
  Reel
National and Overseas Agency Committee, 1958-1962 1
  Reel
Jewish Education and Community Relations Committee, 1958-1962 1
  Reel
United Jewish Federation Board of Directors, 1960-1964 2
  Reel
United Jewish Federation Executive Committee, 1955-1959 3
  Reel
Health and Institutional Services Committee, 1958-1962 4
  Reel
Family and Individual Services Committee, 1958-1962 5
  Reel
Central Social Planning and Budgeting, 1957-1962 6

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