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Hadassah Indianapolis chapter collection

Identifier: L592

Scope and Contents

This collection includes meeting minutes and financial reports from the Indianapolis chapter of Hadassah ranging from 1966 to 2010. This collection also includes promotional brochures, newsletters, a few photographs, and some letters and cards of correspondence.


  • 1966-2010


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Administrative History

Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America, was founded in 1912 by Henrietta Szold in response to anti-Semitism in the United States and Europe as well as the need for medical care in Palestine. Over the years, Hadassah has been responsible for the creation of hospitals, schools, and youth-oriented programs in Israel and has become the largest Jewish organization in America. This collection pertains to the Indianapolis chapter of Hadassah which, as of May 21, 2014, is still an active Hadassah chapter.


1.6 Cubic Feet (5 manuscript boxes)

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This collection is arranged by subject.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mary Ann Zahan on 2012/12/06.


Further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014/05/14 by Emily Baker. EAD finding aid created 2014/05/21 by Emily Baker.
Hadassah Indianapolis chapter collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.