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Reference Number MS MOCATTA/3
TitleLucien Wolf Diary
DescriptionTypescript copy of Lucien Wolf's diary of the Paris Peace Conference, 14 January - 12 October 1919. Includes a letter from Margaret Wolf attesting that this is a true copy of the original diary.
Extent1 volume
AdminHistoryLucien Wolf was born on 20 January 1857 in London. He was educated at private schools, the Athenee Royale in Brussels, and in Paris. He worked as a sub-editor and leader-writer for 'Jewish World', 1874-1893, and was later Editor there, 1906-1908. He also worked as an assistant editor for 'Public Leader', 1877-1878; foreign editor for the 'Daily Graphic', 1890-1909; and was London correspondent for 'Le Journal, Paris', 1894-1898. He was President of the Jewish History Society of England eight times. In 1919 he represented the Anglo-Jewish community at the Paris Peace Conference. He was Secretary of the Jewish Joint Foreign Committee from 1917. He was founder of and delegate to the Advisory Committee of the High Commissioner for Refugees of the League of Nations. Wolf's many publications are mainly concerned with Jews and Judaism. Wolf died on 23 August 1930.
CustodialHistoryPart of the library of Lucien Wolf, bequeathed by him to the Jewish Historical Society of England, and deposited by the society in the Mocatta Library, University College London, 1932.
AcquisitionTransferred from the Mocatta Library (subsequently the Jewish Studies Library) of University College London.
AccessConditionsThe papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
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