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Guide to the Hasidic community of Williamsburg collection 1992.005

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 22, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Title: Hasidic community of Williamsburg collection
Dates: 1987
Abstract: This collection consists of childrens books, flyers, pamphlets, and wedding invitations from the Hasidic community of the Williamsburg area of Brooklyn. Most materials are in Hebrew, with several in both English and Hebrew.
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet in two folders
Language of Materials: Materials in Hebrew and English.
Text [Box]: A0119
Call Phrase: 1992.005
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

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Access Points

Document Type

  • Coloring books
  • Fliers (printed matter)
  • Invitations
  • Pamphlets

Subject Topics

  • Hasidim -- New York (State) -- Kings County
  • Jews -- New York (State) -- Kings County

Subject Places

  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Williamsburg (New York, N.Y.)

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to users without restriction.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date (if known); Hasidic community of Williamsburg collection, 1992.005, Box and Folder number; Brooklyn Historical Society.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Source and date of acquisition unknown. The collection was formally accessioned in 1992.

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