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Israel family prayer book

Identifier: Mss 1034-038

Collection Overview

The prayer book contains two back pages of Israel family births and deaths, from 1862 to 1870.


  • Creation: approximately 1846-1917


Language of Material

Materials in English and Hebrew.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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Historical Note

The prayer book, The form of prayers, according to the custom of the Spanish and Portuguese Jews (vol. 1), edited by Isaac Leeser, 1846, was given to Rebecca Elias in 1850 and given by her son, Melvin M. Israel, to his niece, Adelaide Rebecca Triest, in 1917.


1 folder : 224 pages ; 24 cm.

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated by Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim.

Inventory of the Israel Family Prayer Book, approximately 1846-1917
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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Repository Details

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