StorageSiteUCL Special Collections
Reference Number MS MOCATTA/67
TitleJewish Historical Society scrapbook
Datepost 1957
DescriptionScrapbook containing biographical and historical notes, articles, press cuttings, correspondence, transcriptions, family trees, postcards, photographs and ephemera.
Includes a loose mounted photograph, letters, notes and press cuttings.
Extent1 volume containing 234 pages
AdminHistoryFounded in 1893 in the wake of the Anglo-Jewish Historical Exhibition of 1887; its first President was Lucien Wolf; since its inception it has sponsored lectures on aspects of Anglo-Jewish history; currently has about a dozen branches outside London; publications include the 'Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England', (renamed 'Jewish Historical Studies' in 2000) and a number of miscellaneous volumes of primary material.
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.
Related MaterialUniversity College London Special Collections holds other archival material of the Jewish Historical Society of England (Ref: Mocatta Misc MSS 23-26)
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