Gates of Heaven Synagogue restoration records, 1969-1974

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Photos, Drawings, Prints; Videos, Slides, Films
  • Physical Details
    • 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box)
    • 20 drawings, and
    • 1 videorecording; plus
    • additions of 34 photographs
    • 255 negatives, and
    • 1 drawing
  • OCLC ocn173712245, ocn173700332


  • Correspondence, clippings, reports, broadsides, photographs, and measured drawings relating to the successful efforts to preserve the Gates of Heaven Synagogue building as a historic landmark, and to its July 17, 1971, move to a site in James Madison Park. Gates of Heaven was the first synagogue in Madison, built in 1863. The measured drawings include floor plans, interior elevations, and detail sheets. The drawings were prepared by Historic Mineral Point, Inc., March 1972.
  • The processed portion of this collection is summarized above. Additional accessions are described below.


  • Presented by Lois Stoler, Madison, Wis., 1972, 1976, and by Sol Levin, Madison, Wis., 1980, 1986.