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Chesed Shel Emes Cemetery records

Identifier: umja0070

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of record books that document members paid and plot listings for the cemetery, with entries dating between 1915 and 1985.


  • 1915-1985


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Chesed Shel Emes Cemetery, located at 1600 Christie Place in St. Paul, Minnesota, was established in 1912. It was not affiliated with any particular synagogue or congregation, but rather was established for the poor in the Jewish community so they would have a proper burial site. There are approximately 5 acres and 3000 burials.


1.15 Cubic Feet (1 Paige box)


This collection consists of the records for Chesed Shel Emes Cemetery, a Jewish cemetery located in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest by Chesed Shel Emes and Rafael Getsug in 2006.


Chesed Shel Emes Cemetery records, 1915-1985
Kate Dietrick
August 2016
Description rules
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Upper Midwest Jewish Archives Collecting Area