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COLLECTION — Box: 1 Identifier: 57JM-38

Lee Max Friedman collection of manuscripts in Hebrew

Summary

Forms part of the Lee M. Friedman collection.

Also with 14 volumes there were not located at time of accessioning in August 2012.

Dates

  • unknown

Language of Materials

Hebrew

Extent

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Biographical / Historical

Lee M. Friedman, member of the Harvard College Class of 1893, was one of the founders of the Jewish American Historical Society in the 1890s and wrote the book Early American Jews with Harvard University Press in 1934. He left a bequest to establish a Judaica endowment in the Harvard College Library for the acquisition of Judaica publications, for the maintenance of the Judaica Collection, and for the appointment of a librarian for Judaica.

Arrangement

Unprocessed.

Summary

5 rolls, 6 marriage contracts (1 framed and glazed), and 7 smaller pieces.

Processing Information

Processing Information Minimal description derived from existing records and converted to online finding aid, Betts Coup, 2020.
Link to catalog
Title
Friedman, Lee Max, 1871-1957, collector. Lee Max Friedman collection of manuscripts in Hebrew (57JM-38): Guide
Status
completed
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Date
2018 November 16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
EAD ID
hou04809

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

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