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Division of Cultural History Judaica Collection, 1639-1980

Collector:
Division of Cultural History (NMAH, SI)
Donor:
Adler, Cyrus 1863-1940
Ahlborn, Richard E
Cohen, Henry Reverand
Deinard, Ephraim
Harris, Michael
Hartogensis, Henry S
Howland, S. S
Kantrowitz, J.H
Krauss, S Father
Lipkowitz, Sylvia E
Luchs, Leopold
Marks, Cara Goldberg
Marks, Michael Neil
Neeman, Zipora
Sulzberger, Mayer 1843-1923
Sulzberger, S
Physical description:
22 cu. ft. : 32 boxes
Type:
Receipts
Collection descriptions
Amulets
Betrothal contracts
Calendars
Certificates
Deeds
Divorce records
Engravings
Envelopes
Etchings
Eulogies
Greeting cards
Ketubahs
Letters
Lithographs
Manuscripts
Petitions
Photographs
Prayers
Prints
Proclamations
Poems
Posters
Sermons
Sukkah decorations
Wills
Place:
Crimea
France
Germany
Holland
India
Israel
Italy
Palestine
Russia
Slovakia
Syria
Date:
1639
1639-1980
19th century
Summary:
The collection is a compilation of gifts from numerous donors, of documents relating to Judaism in numerous countries and the United States. Documents include betrothal contracts, bills of divorcement, eulogies, memorial plaques, candle labels, Jewish calendars, certificates of ritual slaughter, prayers, poems, sermons, and other types of documents.
Cite as:
Division of Cultural History Judaica Collection, 1639-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Jews
Art, Jewish
Jewish art and symbolism
Jewish funeral rites and ceremonies
Jewish mourning customs
Jews--Social life and customs
Judaism
Religious articles
Rites and ceremonies
Local number:
22338 (NMAH Acc.)
23610 (NMAH Acc.)
25362 (NMAH Acc.)
25711 (NMAH Acc.)
25771 (NMAH Acc.)
25878 (NMAH Acc.)
26121 (NMAH Acc.)
32757 (NMAH Acc.)
34414 (NMAH Acc.)
34508 (NMAH Acc.)
38989 (NMAH Acc.)
39535 (NMAH Acc.)
39909 (NMAH Acc.)
64944 (NMAH Acc.)
65066 (NMAH Acc.)
83695 (NMAH Acc.)
207992 (NMAH Acc.)
285049 (NMAH Acc.)
1978.2106 (NMAH Acc.)
1980.0903 (NMAH Acc.)
1982.0477 (NMAH Acc.)
1986.0965 (NMAH Acc,)
1987.0806 (NMAH Acc.)
1998.0465 (NMAH Acc.)
Restrictions:
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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