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Pow Wow Club (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records

Collection ID

SCRC 469

Related Subject(s)

Collecting Area(s)


Collection Summary 



Pow Wow Club (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records






Pow Wow Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)


Collection ID

SCRC 469



0.2 linear feet (1 box)



Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries



Materials in English.



Detailed Collection Information 


Description of Collection

The collection contains literary society Pow Wow Club’s correspondence, meeting notices, member lists, and records of anniversary dinners held at the Mercantile Club, Philmont Country Club, and Locust Club. Members of the Philadelphia Jewish Community established the literary society in 1893. The bulk of the correspondence was sent or received by Louis Magaziner who served as the club’s secretary for nearly three decades.



Patron Information 


Catalog Record 

A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: https://librarysearch.temple.edu/catalog/991037744909803811


Research Access 

Collection is open for research. 


Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research. 


Publication and Copyright Information 

The Pow Wow Club (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. The creator has not assigned its rights to Temple University Libraries.  Other creators’ intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to them or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.


Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Pow Wow Club (Philadelphia, Pa.) Records, SCRC 469, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 


Administrative Information 


Acquisition Information

Donated by Henry J. Magaziner in December 1995. Collection previously administered by the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center, acquired by Temple in June 2009.


Processing Information 

Initial processing conducted by Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center staff. Finding aid prepared in October 2020 by Jessica M. Lydon, Associate Archivist.



Index Terms 


The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:


Personal Names:

Magaziner, Louis, 1878-1956



Jews -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia

Jews -- Societies, etc.



Philadelphia (Pa.)


Material Types: 


Membership lists