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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Date Span:  1906-2005

Creator:  David Geffen Family

Summary/Abstract:  The Geffen Family played a significant role in the Jewish spiritual life in Atlanta during the 20th century. The papers include certificates, calendars, correspondence, invitations, receipts, and writings.

Quantity/Physical Description: .4 linear feet

Language(s):  English, Yiddish

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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 #, Title of Collection, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Processed by:  Jeremy Katz (August, 2013)

Arrangement: The papers are arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note The Geffen Family played a significant role in the Jewish spiritual life in Atlanta during the 20th century. The papers include certificates, calendars, correspondence, invitations, receipts, and writings.

Scope and Content Researchers studying the David Geffen Family Papers will gain insight into Jewish religious life in Atlanta 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 Calendar & Appointment Book 1945
2 Certificate 1929
3 Clergyman’s record for funerals 1963, 1966
4 Coca-Cola Undated
5 Correspondence 1906-1969
6 Invitations 1954, 1964, Undated
7 Minni Pfeffer – last will and testament Undated
8 Miscellaneous 1953-1979, Undated
9 Passover Hagadahs Undated
10 Receipts 1930, 1963-1964
11 Resolution adopted by the State of Georgia for the creation of a Jewish State 1943
12 Self-interview of David and Rita Geffen 2000-2001
13 Shearith Israel 2004-2005
14 “The Four Sons” by Dr. David Geffen Undated
15 “The Voice” related to Zionism 1948
16 Tobia Geffen – letterhead (blank) Undated
17 Tobia Geffen – Excerpts from diary 1945
18 “Visit to USSR” by Rita and David Geffen 1988

 

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