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Armand May Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 093

Scope and Contents

Researchers studying the Armand May Papers will gain insight into Jewish life in Atlanta, Georgia, during the 20th century. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Dates

  • 1882 - 1972

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Armand May was born in Marseille and immigrated to the United States as a child. His communal interests were extensive. He was involved with the Hebrew Orphans Home, Jewish Children’s Services, American Jewish Committee, the National Conference of Christians and Jews, the Atlanta Jewish Welfare Fund, the Joint Distribution Committee, and B’nai B’rith. He was a member of the Temple and the Standard Club.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Founder of the American Mills Company in Atlanta, Armand May served as captain of the drive in Georgia to raise funds for the American Jewish Relief Committee which provided aid to Jewish refugees of Central and Eastern Europe, 1921-1922. His papers consist of Correspondence, newspaper clippings and a scrapbook.

Arrangement

All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.
Title
Armand May Papers, Mss 93
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

Contact:
1440 Spring St. NW
Atlanta Georgia 30309 United States
678-222-3700