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MS 129 Archive of the Union of Jewish Women

Union of Jewish Women

The Union of Jewish Women was founded in 1902 as the representative body of Jewish women working for the welfare of educated women and girls. It administered benevolent funds and made loans for training women and girls.

About the collection

Minutes of the general committee, 1902-18; executive committee, 1902-72; annual general meetings, 1960-71; council, 1963-70; general welfare sub-committee, 1946-59; Helen Lucas House committee, 1968-76; Delissa Joseph Memorial Fund, 1938-64; case sub-committee, 1913-16, 1943-62; reconstruction scheme sub- committee, 1917-19; homes association sub-committee, 1927-37; and the loan funds sub-committee, 1933-5, 1943-59. Reports of meetings, 1902-25. Attendance registers for committees, 1958-71. Annual reports, 1903-61. Report of the Union of Jewish Women of Great Britain to the International Council of Jewish Women, 1949.

Committee papers, financial papers and correspondence relating to the administration of the Helen Lucas Bequest Fund and Helen Lucas House, with applications for admission to the House, c.1932-76. Delissa Joseph Memorial Fund, loan fund financial statements, 1938-47, and financial statements, 1943-7.

Date range:


Former references:

AJ 26, AJ 73, AJ 161, AJ 188 and AJ 351


28 boxes and 8 volumes

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