Guide to the Records of the Jewish Community Center (Fitchburg, Mass.), 1947-1955, 1959-1964

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Yan Yaworski as MS Word document, February 2012. Finding aid was encoded by Christine McEvilly on February 4, 2015. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Jewish Community Center (Fitchburg, Mass.)
Title: Jewish Community Center (Fitchburg, Mass.) Records
Dates:1947-1955, 1959-1964
Abstract: The Jewish Community Center of Fitchburg, Massachusetts was founded in 1947. Not much else is known about the Center. This collection contains Bulletins from the founding of the Center to 1964.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Quantity: 0.75 linear feet (One manuscript box and one half manuscript box)
Identification: I-317
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
Location: Located in AJHS Boston, MA
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Historical Note

Image from JCC Bulletin

The Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Fitchburg, Massachusetts is affiliated with Congregation Agudat Achim of Leominster, Massachusetts and operates a family camp on Spec Pond in Leominster. Very little information can be located about this particular branch of the JCC.


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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains bulletins of the Jewish Community Center of Fitchburg and Leominster. The bulletins include recaps, announcements, and a schedule of the Center’s events as well as congratulations and condolences to the Center’s members.

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The collection is arranged into a single series as follows:

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Collections and Engagement 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

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Related Material

Boston YMHA-Hecht House Records, I-74

Jewish Community Center, New Haven, Conn. Records, I-328

Lexington Leisure Group Records , I-334

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Jewish Community Center (Fitchburg, Mass.) Records; I-317; box number; folder number; Jewish Heritage Center at NEHGS.

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Acquisition Information

Donated by Stanley Schorr, 1985.

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Access Points

This collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

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Series I: Jewish Community Center (Fitchburg, Mass.), 1947-1955, 1959-1964

Boxes 1-2.

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Content:

See Collection Scope and Content Note.

1 1-11 Center Circle Volumes 1-9, 14-15 1947-1961 request_box
2 1-3 Center Circle Volumes 16-18 1961-1964 request_box
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