Hobart Hebrew Congregation

Identity area

Identifier

daa/605

Authorized form of name

Hobart Hebrew Congregation

Parallel form(s) of name

Other form(s) of name

Type

  • Religious

Contact area

 

Jeff Schneider

Type

Address

Street address

59 Argyle Street, Hobart

Locality

Hobart

Region

Tasmania

Country name

Postal code

7000

Telephone

Fax

Note

Description area

History

The Hobart Hebrew Congregation was established in 1842 and are custodians for the oldest synagogue in Australia, the Hobart Synagogue.
The Congregation is an inclusive congregation serving all Tasmanian Jews and promotes Judaism and the interests of Jews in the wider Tasmanian community.
The Congregation released a digital online archive in June 2020.

Geographical and cultural context

Mandates/Sources of authority

Administrative structure

Records management and collecting policies

Buildings

Hobart Synagogue and Jewish cemetery in Hobart

Holdings

The digital archive (see https://www.hobartsynagogue.org/ca_library/pawtucket/) includes approximately 1300 records (as at August 2020), for example:

  • Copies of meeting minutes, 1841-1958, both original and transcriptions
  • Newspaper articles, 1828- current
  • Letters
  • Journal articles.

The records are a combination of:

  • Congregation's files that have been digitised by the Tasmanian Archives and Heritage office
  • newspaper articles retrieved in the National Library of Australia's Trove application, and
  • other material.

Finding aids, guides and publications

A website extensively catalogued with metadata to allow for advanced search and browse retrieval.

Access area

Opening times

Online access to the digital archive is available at https://www.hobartsynagogue.org/ca_library/pawtucket/

Access conditions and requirements

Accessibility

Services area

Research services

Reproduction services

Public areas

Control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created: 3 January 2021

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

Access points

Access Points

  • Religion (Thematic area)
  • Clipboard

Primary contact

59 Argyle Street, Hobart
Hobart, Tasmania 7000