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MS 134 Laski family papers

The archive is composed of materail relating to Nathan and Sarah Laski and their sons Neville and Harold, papers relating to Jewish defence and other papers collected by Neville Laski.

Papers of Nathan Laski (1863-1941)

Certificate of Grand Lodge of England, 1889; naturalisation certificates, 1901; letters, press cuttings and photographs, sermons and memorial services, a menu and the citation for his honorary degree at Manchester University, 1933; papers, 1887-1950.

Papers of Sarah Laski

Letters, invitations, press cuttings, memorial orders of service and a funeral address, election manifestos and a biographical note, 1889-1963.

Papers of Neville Laski (1890-1968)

1942-63, relating to his career; letters, speeches and telegrams, papers relating to the 750th anniversary of the charter for Liverpool in 1957; papers relating to Jewish defence: memoranda, notes on fascism, Mosley and Germany, reports, minutes, correspondence and other papers, 1936-41.  Correspondence, 1939-64,  press cuttings and miscellaneous papers, 1942-63.

Papers of Harold Laski (1893-1950)

Including newspaper articles by and about Laski; a script of a radio broadcast about Laski, 1962; a translation about Laski's philosophy; two letters from Winston Churchill, 1941; and a reference from the High Master of Manchester Grammar School.

Date range:

1887-1964

Former references:

AJ 33

Size:

1 box

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