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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1941-1993

Creator:  Dr. William E. Schatten Family
 

Summary/Abstract:  Dr. William E. Schatten was active in the Atlanta community for much of his career.  He served as the 1983 and 1984 campaign chairman of the Atlanta Jewish Federation and as president from 1988-1990.  He was the Atlanta Israel Bonds Chairman from 1971-1976 and was a member of the National Israel Bond Cabinet.  From 1976-1978 Dr. Schatten was president of the Ahavath Achim Congregation. The records consist primarily photocopies of newspaper articles relating to the many activities of Dr. Schatten in a wide variety of community organizations including Ahavath Achim Congregation, the American Jewish Committee, the Anti- Defamation League, Emory University, Israel Bonds, and Jewish National Fund.

Quantity/Physical Description: .4 linear feet

Language(s):  English

Repository:  The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Restrictions on Access:  There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Restrictions on Use:  Copyright restrictions may apply.  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.  Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation:  Box #, Folder #, Mss 66, Dr. William E. Schatten Family Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Separated Material:  Photographs removed to visual arts collection.

Arrangement:  All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note:  Dr. Schatten received his B.S. and M.D. from Emory University. He served on the board of visitors at Emory. Because of a strong interest in education, religion and the arts, Dr. and Mrs. Schatten have established the Schatten Gallery, a permanent exhibition area in the Woodruff Library at Emory. He was a practicing plastic surgeon and certified by both the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He published 64 articles in medical journals and has written chapters in 7 textbooks of plastic surgery. He was president, CEO and chairman of the board of Brilund Limited, a public company that has as its major asset the concession to explore for oil and gas in a large area of Namibia.

Scope and Content:  Researchers studying the Dr. William E. Schatten Family Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Atlanta, Georgia, during the 20th century. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Ahavath Achim Congregation 1973-1991
2 American Jewish Committee 1991
3 Atlanta Jewish Federation 1976-1993
4 Bar Mitzvah Speech Undated
5 Biography Undated
6 B’nai B’rith – Anti-Defamation League, Abe Goldstein Human Relations Award 1985
7 B’nai B’rith – Anti-Defamation League, Abe Goldstein Human Relations Award (other recipients) 1977-1986
8 Brilund, Ltd. 1989
9 Certificates 1980-1982
10 Correspondence 1978-1988
11 Emory University – Jay and Leslie Cohen, Chari of Judaic Studies 1979-1981
12 Emory University – Schatten Gallery 1980-1991
13 Epstein, Rabbi Harry H. 1978-1991
14 The Epstein School 1986-1992
15 Israel Bonds, state of 1971-1973
16 Israel Bonds, state of 1974-1985
17 Jewish National Fund 1980-1981
18 Medical career and accomplishments 1972-1991
19 Miscellany 1941-1991
20 Musical career and accomplishments 1945-1992
21 Organization for Rehabilitation Training 1993
22 Schatten, Gregory 1975-1978
23 Schatten, Kenneth 1979
24 Schatten, Dr. Sam 1985-1993
25 Technion 1980-1983

 


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