Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Consolidated Box P3, Folder: P-118
Abstract Contains the original of Jacob Raphael Cohen's (1810-1811) will, of and the inventory of his estate (1812). Of special note in the will are his requests regarding the manner of his burial and the furnishing of oil for the eternal light in the Mikveh Israel Synagogue in Philadelphia.
Dates: undated, 1776-1843
Collection — Consolidated Box P2, Folder: P-74
Abstract Collection contains a listing of 930 marriages performed between 1850-1900 by the Rev. Dr. Henry Hochheimer, rabbi of the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation 1849-1859, and Oheb Israel Synagogue, 1859-1892 (emeritus, 1893-98). Listed marrirages were performed in Baltimore, elsewhere in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Delaware, and Washington, D.C. It includes an alphabetical index arranged by groom's name, and a typescript transcript of information in the book.
Collection — Consolidated Box P23, Folder: P-821
Abstract Collection documents Cantor Albert's career as a cantor and mohel in Beth Jacob, the Wall Street Synagogue in Boston, MA; B'nai Zion, the Orms Street Congregation in Providence, RI; and Beth Jacob in Pittsburgh, PA. Folder consists of an advertisement in Yiddish, with English translation, publishing Albert as a mohel; a certificate from the Orms Street Synagogue electing Albert as a Reverend and granting him license to preform marriages for the congregation; a letter from the City of Boston Registry Department requesting that Rev. Alpert use the term Rabbi rather than "Rav Sons of Abraham" on his marriage certificates, a telegram from Pittsburgh requesting the Rabbi's presence for the Fourth of July, 1908; Alpert's obituary; and a brochure summarizing the Cantor Joseph L. and Rachel E. Alpert Family Memorial Scholarship established for the School of Sacred Music at the Hebrew Union College in New York, NY.
Dates: undated, 1905-1910, 1940