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Savannah Jewish Archives Pamphlet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 385

Scope and Contents

Researchers examining the Savannah Jewish Archives Pamphlet Collection will gain historical insight into the social and religious lives of the Savannah Jewish Community. This collection presents a rich overview of Jewish life in Savannah as presented in newsletters, journals, pamphlets, yearbooks and directories.

Dates

  • 1880 - 2001

Restrictions on Access

There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Restrictions on 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 Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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

This collection was created by the Savannah Jewish Archives during their association with the Georgia Historical Society. The collection includes miscellaneous programs, directories and journals published by various organizations in Savannah, including Congregations Agudath Achim, B’nai B’rith Jacob, and Mickve Israel; the Jewish Educational Alliance and Jewish-owned businesses including Solomon Drugs and local schools. Notable manuscripts include The Sheftall Diaries: Vital Records of Savannah Jewry and An American, A Sailor and A Jew: The Life and Career of Commodore Uriah Phillips Levy, USN (1792-1862).

Extent

1.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection was created by the Savannah Jewish Archives during their association with the Georgia Historical Society. The collection includes miscellaneous programs, directories and journals published by multiple Jewish organizations in Savannah.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in chronological order

Custodial History

The Savannah Jewish Archives Pamphlet Collection is part of the Savannah Jewish Archives that were transferred from the Georgia Historical Society to the Breman Museum in 2015.
Title
Savannah Jewish Archives Pamphlet Collection, Mss 385
Status
Completed
Author
Lindsay Resnick
Date
2016
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

Contact:
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