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Betty Kaplan, papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-697

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of material relating to Betty Kaplan’s involvement in two volunteer philanthropic groups affiliated with the Jewish Chronic Disease Hospital of Brooklyn, New York (founded 1929); the Lillian R. Spector League and the Mildred Forman Foundation for Cardiac Children. Included are notebooks chronicling the events of the Lillian Spector League, anniversary books and dinner-dance journals of both organizations, and a photo album of a testimonial dinner honoring Betty Kaplan.

The collection is valuable to researchers studying women's philanthropic organizations and the Jewish Chronic Disease Hospital.

The collection is entirely in English and contains printed materials - anniversary journals, newspaper clippings - a photo album, and minutes of meetings of these two philanthropic organizations.

Dates

  • undated, 1937-1943, 1951, 1958, 1964, 1967

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact:

American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011

email: reference@ajhs.org

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 manuscript box)

Overview

The collection consists of material relating to Betty Kaplan's involvement in two volunteer philanthropic groups affiliated with the Jewish Chronic Disease Hospital (Brooklyn, NY): the Lillian R. Spector League and the Mildred Forman Foundation for Cardiac Children. Included are minutes of meetings of the LRSL, anniversary journals and correspondence of the LRSL, and a photograph album of a dinner given by the LRSL honoring Betty Kaplan. Also included is an anniversary album of the MFFCC and newspaper clippings relating to Betty Kaplan's work with MFFCC.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into a single series.

Acquisition Note

Gift of H. David Kaplan, Houston, Texas, 1985.

Note

Formerly cited as I-245, Brooklyn, NY. Jewish Chronic Disease Hospital, Miscellaneous materials, 1937-1967
Title
Guide to the Papers of Betty Kaplan (d. 1966), undated, 1937-1943, 1951, 1958, 1964, 1967 *P-697
Status
In Progress
Author
Reprocessed by Marvin Rusinek
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States