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Title: Cesil Kohlman Levin collection, 1883-1996

Predominant Dates:1970s

ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 928

Primary Creator: Levin, Cesil Kohlman.

Extent: 5.0 Boxes

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by topic as follows: by laws and constitutions, membership, correspondence, financial material, fundraising activities, community outreach activities, clippings, photographs, bulletins, audio and video material, scrapbook, and a pewter tray. The collection consists of five boxes.

Date Acquired: 08/09/1996. More info below under Accruals.

Subjects: Brandeis University Women's Committee. New Orleans Chapter (New Orleans, La.), Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. New Orleans Chapter (New Orleans, La.), Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans., Jewish women -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century., Levin, Zolly., Women -- Societies and clubs -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.

Forms of Material: Administrative records., Bulletins., Clippings (information artifacts), Correspondence., Membership lists., Reports.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

This artificial collection brings together official papers of the New Orleans Brandeis Women's Committee as well as the New Orleans Chapter of Hadassah. Materials include by-laws, constitutions, membership lists, correspondence, financial reports, minutes, study group notes, newspaper clippings, photographs, bulletins, a scrapbook, as well as items for fundraising activities. There are also some materials relating to the Jewish Federation of New Orleans.

Subject/Index Terms

Brandeis University Women's Committee. New Orleans Chapter (New Orleans, La.)
Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. New Orleans Chapter (New Orleans, La.)
Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans.
Jewish women -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History -- 20th century.
Levin, Zolly.
Women -- Societies and clubs -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- History.

Administrative Information

Repository: Louisiana Research Collection

Accruals: Additional materials added to the collection in 1997.

Access Restrictions: Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Use Restrictions: Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Acquisition Source: Zolly Levin.

Preferred Citation: Zolly Levin collection, Manuscripts Collection 928, Louisiana Research Collection, Howard-Tilton Memorial Library, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118.

Processing Information: Collection processed in 1996 by HB.

Finding Aid Revision History: Finding aid information entered in Archon by LAC Group in 2011.


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Box 1: Brandeis Women's Committee, Hadassah, Jewish Federation of New Orleans and other records
Folder 1: Brandeis University National Women's Committee by laws, 1977
Folder 2: Revising constitution and permit for bingo games, 1980
Folder 3: Membership lists of Hadassah and Brandeis National Women's Committee, New Orleans chapter, 1970s
Folder 4: Membership lists, life members
Folder 5: Membership lists of New Orleans chapter of Brandeis women's committee, 1977-1981
Folder 6: Board and member lists, 1970s
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1927-1928
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1929
Folder 9: Correspondence, 1968-1969
Folder 10: Correspondence, 1970-1978
Folder 11: Correspondence, 1979-1981
Folder 12: Correspondence, 1983
Folder 13: Correspondence, 1984
Folder 14: Auditor's report of New Orleans chapter, 1976-1981
Folder 15: Budget, proposed, 1978-1979
Folder 16: Treasurer's report, 1980
Folder 17: Invitations, 1950s
Folder 18: Activities, 1960s
Folder 19: Hadassah, Southern Region conference, 1964, 1971, 1978, 1987, 1988, 1990
Folder 20: Hadassah donor luncheon, 1955, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1968
Folder 21: Hadassah "national scripts", 1960s
Folder 22: Hadassah "national scripts", 1970s
Folder 23: "This is what a woman can do"; The Henriette Szold picture book, 1988
Folder 24: Hadassah: gifts from estates, 1975-1991
Folder 25: New Orleans chapter, Brandeis Woman's Committee, summer board meeting, 1969
Folder 26: New Orleans chapter activities, 1970s
Folder 27: Donor programs, 1970s
Folder 28: New Orleans chapter, fundraising, 1974-1975
Folder 29: "Book fund"
Folder 30: New Orleans chapter, report of receipts, 1974-1981
Folder 31: Youth Aliyah, 1975-1980
Folder 32: New Orleans chapter - Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, 1975
Folder 33: Fundraising, "big gifts", 1976
Folder 34: Insurance claims, 1976
Folder 35: Program material, 1978
Folder 36: Study group notes, 1979
Folder 37: Study group notes, 1980
Folder 38: Jewish Federation of New Orleans community relations, 1979-1980
Box 2: Brandeis Women's Committee, Hadassah, and other records
Folder 1: Brandeis Woman's Committee New Orleans activities, 1981-1986
Folder 2: Guides to study programs
Folder 3: Edna Hibel, artist, 1981
Folder 4: Brandeis Woman's Committee national conference list, 1981
Folder 5: Brandeis Woman's Committee national book fund, 1980-1981
Folder 6: Hadassah benefits, 1980s
Folder 7: Hadassah honors Lindy Boggs, 1990
Folder 8: Clippings, 1929-1968
Folder 9: Clippings, 1970s
Folder 10: Clippings, 1980-1990s
Folder 11: Photographs
Folder 12: Notebooks of names of gifts to plant trees in Israel, 1954-1991
Folder 13: Hadassah magazine, 1984 October-1994 September
Folder 14: Hadassah Bulletin, 1964 October-1978 August
Folder 15: Hadassah Bulletin, 1978 October-1990 April
Folder 16: Hadassah Bulletin, 1991 January-1996 April
Folder 17: Brandeis Reporter, 1883-1884
Folder 18: Brandeis University travel
Folder 19: Design for bulletins
Box 3: Hadassah and other items
Folder 1: Seven audio cassettes: Hadassah meeting on education and Zionist affairs in a club bag, 1984
Folder 2: Video "Jewish Women in Entertainment" Shreveport, Hadassah, 1989
Folder 3: Gavel B'Not Shalom, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Solomon
Folder 4: Signed cloth
Box 4: Scrapbook, 1950s
Box 5: Pewter tray: New Orleans Hadassah, A woman of valor, who can find?...

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