Biographical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions on Access

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Inventory

Subject Terms


Preliminary Guide to the Jerome Becker Papers



Manuscript Collection No.: 3210
Creator: Becker, Jerome , creator
Title: Jerome Becker papers
Date Span: 1924-1982
Quantity: .66 cubic foot plus 3 cassettes and 1 transcript
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Biographical Note

Jerome Becker was the son of Sol Becker who immigrated to America and settled in Seattle in 1914. In 1919 Jerome and two brothers opened a grocery store at 84th and Greenwood which was very successful. In the late 1940s, Sol Becker was the Secretary of the Herzl Conservative Congregation. Jerome Becker was a Board member and secretary of the Herzl Congregation in the 1950s-1960s.

Scope and Content

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Restrictions on Access

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Restrictions on Use

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Inventory

  
Accession No. 3210-001
Becker, Jerome
Jerome Becker papers, 1924-1970 (Bulk: 1956-1969)
.42 cubic foot
Scope and Content
Correspondence, bylaws, minutes, financial records, yearbooks, newsletters.
The entire accession concerns Herzl Ner Tamid, including merger negotiations between Herzl, Ner Tamid, and Beth Shalom, ca. 1968. Herzl and Ner Tamid ultimately signed agreements and merged; Beth Shalom did not.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Jerome Becker, 10/1/1981.

  
Accession No. 3210-002
Becker, Jerome
Jerome Becker interview, 1981-1982
3 cassettes; 51 page transcript
Scope and Content
Tape recorded interview by Howard Droker, Dec. 10, 1981 and Jan. 28, 1982; transcript.
Digital Content/Other Formats
Listen to the audio recording and view the transcript of this interview on the Libraries Digital Collections site.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users. Access to archival recordings: Due to the fragility of archival tape recordings, potential users may be required to arrange for transfer to digital format before the material can be accessed. Please contact Special Collections for further information.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Jerome Becker.

  
Accession No. 3210-003
Becker, Jerome
Jerome Becker papers, 1965-1970 (Bulk: 1968)
.21 cubic foot
Scope and Content
Articles of incorporation, financial statements, newsletters, ephemera.
Regarding merger between Herzl and Ner Tamid, ca. 1968.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Jerome Becker, 9/7/1982.
Other Finding Aids

Inventory/container list available in Special Collections.


  
Accession No. 3210-004
Becker, Jerome
Jerome Becker papers, 1955-1957
.03 cubic foot
Scope and Content
2 Herzl Congregation Yearbooks, 1955 and 1957.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Restrictions on Use
Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.
Acquisition Info
Donated by Dorothy Becker, 6/1/1995.
Processing Info
Minimally Processed

Subject Terms

Organizations:
Congregation Beth Shalom (Seattle, Wash)
Congregation Ner Tamid of Bellevue (Bellevue, Wash.), creator.
Herzl Conservative Congregation (Seattle, Wash.), creator.
Herzl-Ner Tamid Conservative Congregation (Mercer Island, Wash.), creator.
Subjects:
Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle.
Jews--Washington (State)--Seattle--Interviews.
Titles:
Jewish Chronicle (Seattle, Wash.)
Last modified: January 3, 2014
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