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Balta Benevolent Congregation of the City of New York Records

Identifier: RG 1683

Scope and Contents

Collection contains: Cemetery maps. Cemetery deeds, 1989. Certificate of incorporation, 1898. Correspondence, 1962-1992. Address book. Member lists. Meeting invitations. Souvenir journal, 1935. Financial Records, 1955-1987. Stamper.


  • 1898 - 1992


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Biographical / Historical

Founded in New York by immigrants from Balta, Ukraine. Incorporated on February 4, 1898. Dissolved by New York State Department of Insurance on October 15, 1952. Provided sick and death benefits. Maintained a fund for the needy. Supported local institutions. Functioned as a burial society. Society used the New Montefiore Cemetery in Long Island, NY.


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Repository Details

Part of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research Repository

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