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Chi Phi Sigma Club scrapbooks and photographs, circa 1937-1993.
BANC MSS 2010/629 box 1; BANC MSS 2010/629
Collection Overview

Title:

Chi Phi Sigma Club scrapbooks and photographs, circa 1937-1993

Creator/Contributor:

Chi Phi Sigma Club (Oakland, Calif.), creator

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1997.011.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Abstract:

The collection consists of scrapbooks that document the activities of Chi Phi Sigma, a teenage girls club based in Oakland, California, for the years 1937-1943. The scrapbooks have photographs, club documents, newsletters, and copies of newspaper clippings. The collection also contains some undated color photographs that document some later experiences of some of the club's members.

Date:

1937 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Chi Phi Sigma Club (Oakland, Calif.) -- Archives
Girls -- California -- Societies and clubs
Jewish girls -- California -- Oakland
Jews -- California -- Oakland
Oakland (Calif.) -- Social life and customs

Note:

Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1997.011.
UNARRANGED COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Chi Phi Sigma Club scrapbooks and photographs, BANC MSS 2010/629, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Chi Phi Sigma was an Oakland, California club for Jewish girls between the ages of 16 and 18. The club was organized in 1937 for social and philanthropic pursuits.

Type:

Scrapbooks-California-Oakland.
Photographs-California-Oakland.

Physical Description:

1 box (.2 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/unprocessed-collections-form
BANC MSS 2010/629 box 1
BANC MSS 2010/629

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

UNARRANGED COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.