Leon Lipschutz collection of papers concerning Jews in Algeria and the Dreyfus Affair
Correspondence and autographs concerning Jews in and Algeria and the Dreyfus Affair collected by French collector and bibliographer Leon Lipschutz.
- 1839-1845, 1897-1899
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in French.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent1 linear feet (2 boxes and 1 volume)
Includes correspondence of Jacques Altaras, Joseph Borély, Hippolyte Sébert, and others, as well as visiting cards and telegrams. Also includes autograph manuscript articles concerning the Dreyfus affair by Maurice Barrès.
Biographical / Historical
Lipschutz was a French collector and a bibliographer of the Dreyfus Affair. The Dreyfus Affair was the controversy that occurred with the treason conviction (1894) of Captain Alfred Dreyfus (1859-1935), a French general staff officer.
Organized into the following series:
- I. bMS Judaica 40: Correspondence concerning the Jews in Algeria
- ___A. Letters to Joseph Borély
- ___B. Other correspondence
- II. bMS Judaica 41: Autographs and manuscripts concerning the Dreyfus Affair
- III. fMS Judaica 42: Articles concerning the Dreyfus affair
Immediate Source of Acquisition
64M-44, 64M-45, and 64M-46. Purchased with the Friedman fund from Collection Leon Lipschutz; received: 1964 September.
Purchase included printed books.
- Lipschutz, Leon, collector. Leon Lipschutz collection of papers concerning Jews in Algeria and the Dreyfus Affair, 1839-1899: Guide.
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