StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number MS MOCATTA/63
TitleRules of the Charity of Infant Orphans
DescriptionRules of the Charity of Infant Orphans (Hevrah kadishah de-rahme le-gadel yatme ketanim); donors' names on title page.
Extent1 volume containing 32 leaves
AdminHistoryFounded by L D Cohen, 1795; its first President was Alexander Phillips, warden of the Hambro' Synagogue; the Vice-President was Asher Goldsmid, bullion broker; its main activity was the feeding and clothing of orphans via grants to their mothers or foster mothers.
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.
PublnNoteThis manuscript is described in Siegfried Stein, 'Some Ashkenazi Charities in London at the End of the Eighteenth and the Beginning of the Nineteenth Centuries', Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England 20 (1964), p. 63-81.
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