Temple Israel Papers, 1910-1989 – MS051

Temple Israel Papers, 1910-1989 – MS051

Source: Deposited by the Temple Israel in 1992

Citation: Temple Israel Papers, MS051, Portsmouth Athenaeum

Size: 1/2 Hollinger Box (.25 linear foot)

Access: No restrictions

Processed by: Carolyn Eastman in 1992

Folder List

Folder 1 Record Book, 1910-1914 Contains typed articles of association and by-laws, with names of original members, and handwritten meeting minutes in Yiddish

Folder 2 Record Books, 1917-1922 Contains lists of bills, lists of members and donations made weekly, and meeting minutes. Everything is in Yiddish

Folder 3 Notes and loose papers found in record book (1917-1922)

Folder 4 Deed from Nathaniel B. March to First Methodist Episcopal Society for State Street land, 1828

Folder 5 Deed from James Smith III to First Methodist Episcopal Society for State Street Land, 1828

Folder 6 Agreement to sell from First Methodist Episcopal Church to Temple of Israel for State Street church and land, 1911

Folder 7 Deed from First Methodist Episcopal Church to Temple of Israel for State Street church and land, 1912

Folder 8 Subscription papers to help the Temple of Israel purchase the State Street church and land, ca. 1911 (very poor condition)

Folder 9 Agreement that the First Methodist Episcopal Society may remove its bell from the church building sold to the Temple of Israel, 1912

Folder 10 Mortgage from the Portsmouth Trust and Guarantee Company to the Temple of Israel, 1921

Folder 11 Certificate in Yiddish, no date

Folder 12 Newspaper clippings about the Temple and Jewish population in Portsmouth, 1901-1989

Folder 13 Report and notes on oral history project about the history of Jewish people in Portsmouth