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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2712/MBS
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1928-1976
Level of description: Collection
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Extent: 0.2 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Mile End and Bow Synagogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Mile End and Bow Synagogue was formed in 1927, when it occupied the premises of the former Harley Street Congregational Chapel. It was admitted as a District member of the United Synagogue in 1927. In 1979 the building was sold and became a gurdwara.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Mile End and Bow Synagogue, consisting of minutes, a kethuba register [marriage contracts] and a register of donors to the Building Fund.

PLEASE NOTE: Records can only be accessed with the written permission of the depositor. Contact the Chief Executive, United Synagogue.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Records arranged in two series: Membership (ACC/2712/MBS-1) and Synagogue records (ACC/2712/MBS-2).

Conditions governing access:

Membership records are closed to public inspection. Other material is available only by written permission of the United Synagogue's Chief Executive.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited as part of a larger accession of material from the United Synagogue. The minutes (items 1-2) form part of the original deposit, while the registers (items 3-4) are part of an additional deposit.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Description prepared in March 2010.

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