Skip to main content

Temple (Atlanta, Ga.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: The Temple (formally, the Hebrew Benevolent Congregation) is a Reform synagogue in Atlanta, Georgia. The oldest Jewish congregation in Atlanta, it was established in 1860 to serve the needs of German-Jewish immigrants. The Temple, designed by Philip Trammell Shutze in a Neoclassical style, was completed in 1931.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Heyman II Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 309

Arthur Heyman II, a native of Atlanta, was a World War II veteran and real estate developer. His family papers include correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, a baby book, a bridal book, and certificates.

Dates: 1882 - 1999

Donald Oberdorfer, Sr. Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 023
Abstract Oberdorfer Insurance Agency was established in Atlanta in 1894 by Eugene Oberdorfer, Sr. Since that time family members have been active in both Jewish and general community service organizations. The papers consist primarily of records from Oberdorfer Insurance Agency and from the various organizations in which Donald Oberdorfer participated including the Anti Defamation League, the Atlanta Jewish Federation, the Ballyhoo Club, Future Incorporated, Hai-Resh...
Dates: 1909 - 1976

Elliott Goldstein Papers

Identifier: Mss 253

Elliott Goldstein Papers relating to his community activities with the Atlanta Jewish Federation, The Temple and Union of American Hebrew Congregations and the Atlanta Jewish Federation and one copies of his memoir, "My Memoirs of a Wonderful Life."

Dates: 1892 - 1988

Gordon Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 387

The Gordon family spans several generations in Atlanta and Macon, Georgia. Their papers include correspondence, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, military records, genealogical information, and diaries.

Dates: 1898 - 1999; undated

Harry Weissman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 416
Abstract This collection contains various papers from the Weissman and Kachinski (Krevchunski) families, originally from Austria-Hungary and Ukraine respectively. Included are authored writings of Harry Weissman, extensive paperwork pertaining to Harry Weissman’s time as a farm manager in the US Penitentiary in Panthersville, GA, newspaper articles, records pertaining to the National Farm School, and correspondence that is professional on subjects of farming and animal husbandry, as well as with...
Dates: 1819 - 2010

Janet Selig Papers

Identifier: Mss 112

Janet Selig was a Jewish Atlanta socialite, a member of The Temple and the Standard Club.

Dates: 1864 - 1926

Laura Dinerman Papers

Identifier: Mss 235

Laura Dinerman Papers, 1986-2010, consisting of records relating to Laura Dinerman's activities with the Atlanta Jewish Community Center, the Atlanta Jewish Federation (Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta), and the United Jewish Appeal. It also contains materials related to her father, Erwin Zaban, who was a significant figure in the Atlanta Jewish community.

Dates: 1966 - 2010

Nathan Saltzman Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 010
Abstract All material is arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically within each folder. Of special note is the correspondence that is highly descriptive of the lifestyle led by affluent members of the Jewish community in the early 1900s. The Saltzmans were a pioneer Atlanta Jewish family. Nathan arrived in Atlanta at the turn of the 20th century and was active in the Jewish community. The papers consist of correspondence, newsletter, invitations, prayer books, newspaper clippings,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1873 - 1950

The Kaufmann and Steinheimer Family Papers

Identifier: Mss-438

Various papers from the Kaufmann and Steinheimer families' respectively from the 1880s to the 1960s.

Dates: 1881 - 1967

The Temple (Atlanta, Ga.) Records

Identifier: Mss 059

From its humble beginning in 1867, The Temple has become one of the most well-respected congregations in the Southeast and continues to offer both spiritual and secular leadership for its many members. The records consist of meeting minutes, reports, financial statements, bulletins, correspondence, membership records, religious school records, and newsletters.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1853 - 1959

The Temple (Atlanta, Ga.) Sisterhood Records

Identifier: Mss 042

The Temple Sisterhood was established on December 9, 1912, and is the oldest congregation-sponsored women's organization in Atlanta. The records are primarily composed of minutes, scrapbooks, programs, invitations, reports, speeches and Garden Club records.

Dates: 1902 - 1987

The Waldo and Carolyn Goldberg Oettinger Papers

Identifier: Mss-435

Various papers collected by the Carolyn Goldberg Oettinger and her daughter Janice Rothschild Blumberg from 1871 to 1976.

Dates: 1871 - 1976

Walter H. Bunzl Family Papers

Identifier: Mss 055
Abstract The Bunzl Family left their home in Vienna six months after the Anschluss in 1938 and went to London. Walter Bunzl came to Atlanta in 1939 to work with the late Robert Hecht, then head of the family's jewelry manufacturing company Burian and Bunzl. The rest of the family followed him to Atlanta by way of Brazil in 1941. Their family played an important part in Atlanta's...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1895 - 1992