Manuscripts/Mixed Material Record book listing girls receiving support through the Christian Herald Orphanage, as supervised by the American Colony

Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors Christian Herald Orphanage
Vester, Bertha Spafford
Dates 1920
Location Palestine
Language English
Subjects American Colony in Jerusalem
Christian Herald Orphanage
Christian Herald Relief Fund
Record book listing girls receiving support through the Christian Herald Orphanage, as supervised by the American Colony
Contributor Names
Vester, Bertha Spafford, 1878-1968 (Creator)
Christian Herald Orphanage (Associated name)
Created / Published
ca. 1920-1927
Subject Headings
-  American Colony in Jerusalem--Charities
-  Christian Herald Orphanage
-  Christian Herald Relief Fund
-  Manuscripts
-  Palestine
-  Black leather-bound record book with listing of information about individual girls involved in the Christian Herald Orphanage and its outreach, as conducted by the American Colony. Individual listings include a newspaper clipping photograph of each girl, with a clipping of statement about her, and hand written notes re her patron(s), money received in her support, family background, and other details. The book concludes with a list of special contributions from donors.
-  Girls as listed in the book are: Evelina Izrak; Jadeelie Saig; (Khadegie Inwaked?); Marie Aboud; Fareedy Elias; Milly Halaby; Malvina Zananderie (Asma Najla Aish?); Katrina Hishy (Julia Halaby's daughter); Erfat Ersas; Wahebie Ersas; Marie Nasra; Lydia Farrah; Aishey Abdul Azeez; Guldusta Bada; Khadigie Ersas; Zulfa Ersas; Naheel Katooha; Rafeha el Yousef; Hannie Salfeetie [Salfetie]; Widad Kattan; Eda Kattan; Mary Elias; Julia Elias; Nellie Elias (also a photograph of her patron, S. A. Lawrance of Clearwater, Fla.); Zaheye Fallace [Zahieh Fallas]; Faruze Saallah; Fatme Saalah; Julie Imsarsa; Marika Pooligo [Poulitho]; Ecrevy Moussa; Margaret Anastas; Alice Anastas; Khadigie Rifka Goshie; Julia Adelle Muhdah; Helanie Muhdah; Fatoume Goshie; Jameelie Goshie; Asma Wahbie; Victoria Skander Urphalie; Elizabeth (Waceelie) Zwaizenkoff; Katrina Zwaizenkoff.
-  Inserted correspondence re Christian Herald Orphanage girls, support, and management include A. Strand to Bertha Vester, ca. 1923; F. W. Cornwall to Miss Nixon, May 27, 1923; Alice W. Jones to Bertha Vester, Feb. 20, 1927; notes of July 1923; and a handwritten receipt noting contribution of Mrs. W. M. McKinney of Spruce Pine, N.C., Aug.-Sept. 1922.
bound volume 13" x 8" closed
Call Number
Part 1, Box 3, Folder 12: American Colony in Jerusalem
Source Collection
American Colony in Jerusalem Collection
Manuscript Division
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