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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1949-2003

Creator:  Rabbi Raphael Gold

Summary/Abstract:  Rabbi Raphael Gold served congregations in Atlanta, Savannah and Montgomery, Alabama.  Much of this collection relates to his tenure and rabbinate at Agudath Achim in Savannah, Georgia from 1982-1990 but there is also material related to his earlier career in Washington, D.C. and later academic work in pastoral care.  His papers consist of sermons, homiletic notes, eulogies, prayers, correspondence and academic course work.

Quantity/Physical Description: 1.2 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  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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 #, Title of Collection, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Acquisition:  Gift of Rabbi Raphael and Naomi Gold, 2004.

Custodial History:  The Rabbi Raphael and Naomi Gold Papers are part of the Savannah Jewish Archives which were transferred from the Georgia Historical Society to the Breman Museum in 2015.

Separated Material:  1 oversized photograph collage removed from frame, 1 oversized framed photograph collage.

Related Material: Mss-351 Congregation Agudath Achim Papers

Processed by:  Karin Johnston Dalton, June 2016

Arrangement:  All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and then chronologically within each folder. There is a file for Rabbi Gold’s wife, Naomi, whose papers consist of prayers, speeches and notes on miscellaneous activities.

Biographical/Historical Note:  Raphael Gold (1927-2013) was ordained in 1952 after graduating from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York.  He served several congregations as Rabbi and two Jewish schools as Director of Jewish Education in Washington, D.C., Alabama, Savannah and Atlanta.  Raphael and his wife, Naomi (1930-2012), had two sons, Rabbi Hillel Gold and Dr. Sam Gold. 

Scope and Content:  This collection consists primarily of sermons, homiletic notes, prayers and eulogies. Researchers examining the Rabbi Raphael and Naomi Gold papers will gain greater insights into Jewish life in the South during the 1950’s through 1970’s.

Collection Inventory

Box

File

Description

Date

 

1

1

Academic Evaluation-Pastoral Care, Memorial Medical Center

1989-1990

 

2

Articles-Miscellaneous subjects and authors

Undated

 

3

Ceremonies-Bar Mitzvahs and weddings

Undated

 

4

Correspondence

1949-2003

 

5

Eulogies

1962-1969

 

6

Eulogies

Undated

 

7

High Holiday Sermons-Jewish Theological Seminary of America

1965

 

8

Marriage Licenses-Washington, D.C.

1955-1956

 

9

Newspaper Clippings

1960, 1966, 1971, 1979

 

10

Gold, Naomi

1962-1994

 

11

Gold, Naomi

Undated

 

12

Photographs

Undated

 

13

Prayers-Invocations and Benedictions

1962-1998

 

14

Prayers-Invocations and Benedictions

Undated

 

15

Programs and Published Materials

1949-1993

 

 

 

 

Box

File

Description

Date

 

 

 

 

2

1

Sermons and homiletic notes

1949-1953

 

2

Sermons and homiletic notes

1954-1959

 

3

Sermons and homiletic notes

1960-1965

 

4

Sermons and homiletic notes

1966-1967

 

5

Sermons and homiletic notes

1968-1969

 

 

 

 

Box

File

Description

Date

 

 

 

 

3

1

Sermons and homiletic notes

1970-2001

 

2

Sermons and homiletic notes

Undated

 

3

Sermons and homiletic notes

Undated

 

4

Sermons and homiletic notes

Undated

 

5

Sermons and homiletic notes

Undated

 

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