University of Texas San Antonio

A Guide to the Bella Glasberg Papers regarding San Antonio Jewish women's organizations, 1936-1972



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Glasberg, Bella
Title: Bella Glasberg Papers regarding San Antonio Jewish women's organizations
Dates: 1936-1972
Creator Abstract: Mrs. Bella Glasberg was an active member of several Jewish women’s organizations in San Antonio. The height of her activity occurred from the 1930’s to the 1960’s. She was elected president of the San Antonio Section, National Council of Jewish Women for the 1943-1944 term. Glasberg also served as president and was a long-term member of The San Antonio Chapter of Hadassah.
Content Abstract: The Bella Glasberg Papers document her involvement in San Antonio Jewish women’s organizations from 1936-1970, and consist of administrative records, printed materials, ephemera and a scrapbook.
Identification: MS 107
Extent: .21 linear feet (approximately 150 items)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Biographical Note

Mrs. Bella Glasberg was an active member of several Jewish women’s organizations in San Antonio. The height of her activity occurred from the 1930’s to the 1960’s. She was elected president of the San Antonio Section, National Council of Jewish Women for the 1943-1944 term. Glasberg also served as president and was a long-term member of The San Antonio Chapter of Hadassah.


Scope and Contents

The Bella Glasberg Papers document her involvement in San Antonio Jewish women’s organizations from 1936-1970, and consist of administrative records, printed materials, ephemera and a scrapbook. This collection documents Glasberg’s activities in The San Antonio Chapter of Hadassah, The San Antonio Section, National Council of Jewish Women and other Jewish organizations. There is a small amount of correspondence and reports, most of which concerns Glasberg’s term as president of The San Antonio Section, National Council of Jewish Women from 1943-1944. Also included are newsletters from The San Antonio Section, National Council of Jewish Women, nametags with ribbons and a personal scrapbook.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is housed at UTSA's Main Campus and must be accessed via the John Peace Library Special Collections reading room. To request access, please use the Collections Request Form.

Usage Restrictions

Permission to publish material from The Bella Glasberg Papers regarding San Antonio Jewish women’s organizations must be obtained from University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.


Index Terms

Persons
Glasberg, Bella
Organizations
National Council of Jewish Women. San Antonio Section.
Topics
Jewish women--Texas--San Antonio--Societies and clubs.
Jews--Texas--San Antonio--Societies, etc.
Women--Texas--San Antonio--Societies and clubs.
Genres/formats:
Correspondence.
Newsletters.
Scrapbooks.
Local Subjects
Clubs and Organizations
Jewish Organizations
San Antonio History
Women
Women's Groups

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Bella Glasberg Papers regarding San Antonio Jewish women's organizations, 1936-1972, MS 107, University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections.

Acquisition Information

The materials in this collection were donated by Bonnie Reed in 1997 (Acc. 1997-035).

Processing Information

Prepared by Dale Sauter, May 2001


Related Materials

Related collections available at University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections include the San Antonio Section of the National Council of Jewish Women Records, 1907-1997and the San Antonio Chapter of Hadassah Records, 1928-1996.


Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Bella Glasberg Papers

Box Folder
1 1 Certificates, 1965
2 Clippings, 1972
3 Correspondence, 1936-1970
4 Ephemera, undated
5 Newsletters, 1943-1957
6 Programs, 1943, 1944
7 Reports, 1943-1944 and undated
8 Scrapbook, 1936-1962 and undated