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Mary Wilensky papers

 Collection
Identifier: umja0140

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of materials belonging to Mary Wilensky including: Passover Haggadahs; clippings and programs from Golden Age Club at Jewish Community Center; notebooks, programs and newsletters from City of Hope Chapter 147; and clippings, correspondence, and lists from Grant School and the ACTION Committee.

Dates

  • 1927-1987

Conditions Governing Access

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

Copyright

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

Mary Wilensky was born in Philadelphia but lived most of her life in Minneapolis. She was active in her community, working for various health agencies and working as editor of the Minneapolis City of Hope newsletter. She also was a member of Minnesota Authors, and author of various publications, including short stories and poetry.

Extent

0.40 Cubic Feet (1 Hollinger box)

Overview

This collection consists of materials belonging to Mary Wilensky from the several organizations with which she was involved.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Roberta Wilensky to the Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest in 1996.
Title
Mary Wilensky Papers, 1927-1987
Status
Completed
Author
Erin Smerage
Date
May 2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Upper Midwest Jewish Archives Collecting Area

Contact:

612-625-0192