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Title:
Beth Tzedec Congregation fonds

Date(s):
1948-1986

Physical Description:
3.3 m of textual records. -- 14 photographs. -- 3 film reels

History:
The Beth Tzedec Congregation in Calgary, Alberta was established in 1987 as a result of the amalgamation of the Beth Israel and Shaarey Tzedec congregations. Beth Tzedec is a conservative congregation with a synagogue located at 1325 Glenmore Trail SW. Beth Israel was a conservative congregation founded in 1950; Shaarey Tzedec was a modern Orthodox Jewish congregation established in 1959.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of records of the Beth Israel and Shaarey Tzedec congregations which include incorporation documents; board, executive and committee minutes; membership lists; correspondence; newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs and a film showing the dedication ceremony for Shaarey Tzedec Synagogue.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Beth Tzedec congregation, 1987-1994.

Language:
The material is in English.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

View finding aid / scanned documents:
http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/bethtzedec.cfm

Related:
The Beth Israel Players fonds at Glenbow documents a theatrical group affiliated with the synagogue.

Accruals:
Further additions expected.

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-7891, PA-3102, NA-5229, F-145, F-146

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