Minute book of the committee formed for the purpose of convening a conference of Anglo-Jewry to consider means of furthering the policy laid down in the Balfour Declaration, 17 Dec 1917 - 26 Oct 1918. Correspondence of A.M.Hyamson as honorary secretary of the committee, 1917-18, including correspondence with Dr Israel Abrahams. Statements for the press, drafts of heads of scheme, copies of memoranda, including proposals for Jewish settlement of Palestine, some signed by members of the committee.
Papers of the committee to convene a conference of Anglo-Jewry to consider the Balfour Declaration
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- ReferenceGB 738 MS 144
- Dates of Creation1917-1918
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 volume and 2 folders
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
In December 1917 a committee formed to convene a conference of Anglo-Jewry to consider means of furthering the policy laid down in the Balfour Declaration. The members of the committee were Lord Rothschild, Sir Lionel Abrahams, Sir Stuart Samuel, Sir Adolph Tuck, Dr Chaim Weizmann, Joseph Cowen, H.M.Kisch, A.M.Hyamson, F.H.Harvey Samuel, H.Landau, H.Sacher, N.Sokolow, S.H.Solomon and Marion H.Spielman.
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