Copies of Jewish betrothal and marriage contracts

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Copies of the betrothal and marriage contracts of Hannah and Hirsch Hoffman, 1812; the betrothal and marriage contracts of Marcus Josephi and Eva Arnold, 1814; a certificate, issued by an official body in Riga, giving the date of the marriage and the names and dates of birth of the first four sons and daughters.

Administrative / Biographical History

Copies of the betrothal and marriage contracts.

Conditions Governing Access

The Special Collections Division is available for anyone to use, regardless of whether you are attached to an academic institution. Access to the Archives and Manuscripts and Rare Books reading room, however, is by prior appointment to access the manuscript material. See our website for more details.

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