Jewish Life in America, c1654-1954 : sources from the American Jewish Historical Society, New York. Myer S. Isaacs Collection, 1844-1925 1851-1925
- Additional Titles:
- Myer S. Isaacs Collection
- Marlborough, Wiltshire : Adam Matthew Digital, 2010.
- Physical Description:
- online resource
- Additional Creators:
- American Jewish Historical Society and Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
- Real estate lawyer, judge, newspaper editor, and philanthropist Myer S. Isaacs was the eldest son of the second English-speaking Rabbi in the United States, the Rev. Dr. Samuel M. Isaacs (1804-1878). The Isaacs Family were founding members of the New York-based Jewish civil rights organization, the Board of Delegates of American Israelites (1859-1878), published the Jewish Messenger (1859-1902), and Myer was the first president of the Baron de Hirsch Fund. The collection contains documents deriving from Myer and Samuel Issacs, and Myer's brothers Abram (1852 or 53-1920) and Isaac Isaacs (1845-1907). Information concerning Myer's children may also be found, including documents from his son Stanley (1882-1962), Manhattan borough President and New York City Councilman. Includes correspondence, clippings, programs, invitations, campaign materials, obituaries, and citizenship papers.
- Audience Notes:
- Location of Originals:
- American Jewish Historical Society, New York, New York City
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