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MS 116/51-80 Small Jewish collections


MS 116/51 'The Story of the Stroud family' arranged by Oswald M.Stroud, Bradford, 1970-4, with illustrations and genealogy; including an autobiography of Dr Joseph Strauss, 1896, with an article by Edwin Yorke Stroud and a preface by Professor Archibald Duff, an account of the Fraenckel [?] family by Alice Ida Strauss and Gertie Daus, 1925; and 'Memories' by Oswald Michael Stroud, 1971

Former references:

AJ 152

Size:

1 volume


MS 116/52 Papers relating to Israel Zangwill including a postcard from Zangwill to Gerald Christy of the Lecture Agency, regarding arrangements for lectures, 10 Oct 1896; letter from Zangwill to W.M.Colles, thanking him for the trouble he has taken relating to Heinemann and stating that he will call on Colles in his official residence, 3 Apr 1892; fifteen autograph letters and cards and an autograph inscription from Israel Zangwill, 1894-c.1916: correspondents include Walter Bliss, John Russell Davidson, Francis Wilson and H.P.De Lima; photograph of Zangwill

Former references:

AJ 153, AJ 162 and AJ 208

Size:

3 folders


MS 116/53 Copy of a list of burials in the Jewish section of the Ipswich municipal cemetery, 1855-1948

Former references:

AJ 154

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/54 Extract from the Birmingham Jewish recorder about Betholom Row cemetery, Jul 1955

Former references:

AJ 155

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/55 Photograph of a portrait of Sir Isaac Lyon Goldsmid (1776-1859) and related correspondence from Alfred Rubens, 1966

Former references:

AJ 256

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/56 Papers of Revd Isaac Aarons, 1910-54

Papers include two copies of an order of prayer to be used at the memorial service on the day of the funeral of King Edward VII, 20 May 1910; order of service for the consecration of West Ham Synagogue, with a history of the synagogue, 9 Apr 1911; order of service for the reconsecration of West Ham Synagogue, 15 Jun 1935; order of service for the consecration of Finchley District Synagogue, 22 Sep 1935; Festival of Britain, Anglo-Jewish exhibition booklet, 1951; `The Menorah fund committee British gift to Israel', c.1954

Former references:

AJ 158

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/57 Manuscript of N.S.Joseph Religion, natural and revealed. A series of progressive lectures for Jewish youth (London, 1879)

Former references:

AJ 165

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/58 Papers of Israel Abrahams, 1863-1924

The papers include pedigrees; an article on Abraham Sussman and a death certificate for Barnett Abrahams, 15 Nov 1863; an illustrated address presented to Israel Abrahams to commemorate twenty-one years as Reader of Rabbinics at Cambridge University, Nov 1924; transcripts of his letters from Palestine, 1898; unpublished writings and transcripts of extracts from his notebook

Former references:

AJ 172

Size:

4 folders and 1 volume


MS 116/59 Autograph letter from Micahel Henry to James Picciolto, giving information about Revd S.Lyon and Emma Lyon, 12 Jun 1874

Former references:

AJ 173

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/60 Copy of a biographical sketch of Abraham Myer of Hereford (1799-1872), written by his eldest daughter, Lea Jacob

Former references:

AJ 174

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/61 Papers relating to the Falmouth Jewish cemetery, including plans to tombstones and a photograph of the Jewish cemetery, 1939

Former references:

AJ 176

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/62 Papers of Mrs Violet Laura Justinia Rothschild Montefiore-Court, 1905-66

The papers include correspondence with Emmanuel and Simmons, solicitors, 1905-7; with Charles Montefiore, 1923-38; with Constance, Lady Battersea, 1926; with Thomas Colyer-Fergusson, 1948-9; and with E.M.Bennett, 1965; genealogy of the Montefiore family; obituaries of Lady Battersea; correspondence and papers of Morris S.Ochert including hsi account of his investigation into the disappearance of Mrs Montefiore-Court's parents, copy of the birth certificate of Mrs Montefiore-Court's mother and a copy of her own birth certificate; copy of the memorial service for Edward Sebag Montefiore, Dec 1929; photographs; crest of Leslie Jacob Montefiore; and a copy of the inscription of the graves of Justinia and Jacob Montefiore

Former references:

AJ 178

Size:

2 folders


MS 116/63 Papers collected by Winifred Myers

The papers include a counterpart lease between Richard Edgcumb and Abram Isaac of Holbrookes, Isle of Wight, 29 Sep 1707; lease between William Vincent and Isaac Abrahams of premises in Blue Town, Isle of Sheppey, 10 Aug 1812; assignment of land by Thomas Amos to Michael and Hyam Abrahams, 2 Feb 1818; map of London, 1804; correspondence including a letter from Chief Rabbi Hermann Adler to the Lord Mayor of London enclosing a cheque for the China famine relief fund, 11 Feb 1889; a letter from Lord Rothschild to Mrs Israel Davis, concerning raising money for Jews' Free School, 19 Apr 1886; and seven letters from Lucien Wolf to W.Morris Colles, 1914-20; typescript memoir by Florence Greenberg; invitation to the dinner to celebrate the twenty-first anniversary of the Jewish Historical Society of England, 27 Apr 1914; six portrait photographs, some of children; score for `The Royal Rifles waltzes, composed and dedicated to Colonel the Hon. H.Dundas' by Louis Emmanuel

Former references:

AJ 181

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/64 Three letters referring to the proposal by the Jewish Historical Society to mark Jewish historical sites in London, 1949

Former references:

AJ 183

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/65 Address by Rabbi Avidan on his induction as Minister of the Wimbledon and District Reform Synagogue, 14 Jul 1974

Former references:

AJ 184

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/66 Letters, in German, from Eugen Flatow mainly to his wife, from internment camps on the Isle of Man, Jul 1940 - Apr 1941, with a cyclostyled manuscript prayer book produced by the inmates of an internment camp probably also on the Isle of Man

Former references:

AJ 191

Size:

1 foder and 2 bundles


MS 116/67 Order for the confirmation service held at South London Liberal Synagogue, Streatham, 18 May 1975

Former references:

AJ 192

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/68 Typescript autobiography of Dr D.Fuerst, a refugee dentist from Nazi Austria, with related correspondence, 1975

Former references:

AJ 193

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/69 Typescript thesis on synagogue architecture, with particular reference to London synagogues, with photographs and sketches, by Morris Joseph, 1931

Former references:

AJ 194

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/70 Microfilms of the diaries and papers of Clarence I. de Sola, c.1871-1919

Former references:

AJ 197

Size:

4 rolls


MS 116/71 Copies of the diaries of Moses Vita Cassuto, describing two journeys by Cassuto to the Holy Land in 1734-5 and 1741-3

Bodl. MS Ital. d. 9 (i): a synopsis is given in R.Barnett `The travels of Moses Cassuto' in Remember the days: a volume of essays in honour of Cecil Roth ed. J.M.Shaftesley (London, 1966) pp. 73-121

Former references:

AJ 198

Size:

2 folders


MS 116/72 Two manuscript booklets, in Hebrew, by Moses Matthias Levin of Warsaw, containing pseudo-epigraphic texts and commentary, 1838

Former references:

AJ 199

Size:

1 folderTO HERE


MS 116/73 Address by Rabbi Avidan on his induction as Minister of the Wimbledon and District Reform Synagogue, 14 Jul 1974

Former references:

AJ 184

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/74 Three letters referring to the proposal by the Jewish Historical Society to mark Jewish historical sites in London, 1949

Former references:

AJ 183

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/75 Address by Rabbi Avidan on his induction as Minister of the Wimbledon and District Reform Synagogue, 14 Jul 1974

Former references:

AJ 184

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/76 Three letters referring to the proposal by the Jewish Historical Society to mark Jewish historical sites in London, 1949

Former references:

AJ 183

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/77 Address by Rabbi Avidan on his induction as Minister of the Wimbledon and District Reform Synagogue, 14 Jul 1974

Former references:

AJ 184

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/78 Three letters referring to the proposal by the Jewish Historical Society to mark Jewish historical sites in London, 1949

Former references:

AJ 183

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/79 Address by Rabbi Avidan on his induction as Minister of the Wimbledon and District Reform Synagogue, 14 Jul 1974

Former references:

AJ 184

Size:

1 folder


MS 116/80 Address by Rabbi Avidan on his induction as Minister of the Wimbledon and District Reform Synagogue, 14 Jul 1974

Former references:

AJ 184

Size:

1 folder

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