StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number MS MOCATTA/62
TitleLibrary catalogue of the Jews' and General Literary and Scientific Institution
DescriptionCatalogue of the library of the Jews' and General Literary and Scientific Institution, Sussex Hall, Leadenhall Street.
Extent1 volume containing 146 pages
AdminHistoryThe Jews' and General Literary and Scientific Institution (also known as Sussex Hall) was founded in 1845, on a site vacated by the New Synagogue; intended for Jews, it also welcomed non-Jews seeking knowledge and self-improvement; held Friday evening lectures on a diverse range of topics; closed 1859, probably due to demographic changes among its clientele.
CustodialHistoryFrom the Asher Myers collection. Formerly 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.
Related MaterialUniversity College London Special Collections holds another copy of the printed catalogue (Ref: R 271 A 1 JEW)
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