StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number MS MOCATTA/45
TitleIllustrated list of amorial [sic] Jewish bookplates
DescriptionIllustrated list of armorial Jewish book-plates.
Extent1 volume containing 28 folios and 25 plates
AdminHistoryBorn Alfred Rubenstein, London, son of a Polish-born tobacconist, estate agent and property developer, 1903; educated at the City of London School; chartered surveyor and estate agent; served in the Admiralty and the Intelligence Corps in World War II; Chairman, Property and Reversionary Investment Corporation Ltd; from the 1920s he built up an outstanding collection of prints and engravings of Jewish life; President, Jewish Historical Society of England, 1956-1958; Chairman, London Jewish Museum; FRICS; FSA; died 1998. Publications include: 'Anglo-Jewish Portraits' (1935); 'A Jewish Iconography' (1954); 'A History of Jewish Costume' (1967).
CustodialHistoryFormerly held with other Jewish collections in the Mocatta Library of University College London.
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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