Papers of S.A.Hirsch

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence with individuals, 1890-1922; correspondence with the College of Preceptors, 1905-23: subject files including Jews' College, London, 1900-12, the Jewish Dictionary, 1913, the Commentary on the Book of Job, 1903-20 and Roger Bacon, 1899-1903. Papers relating to Jews' College, including notes on syllabus and council resolutions, together with Jews' College Union Society papers, 1910 and 1912. Manuscript lecture notes, notes, photographs, programmes and tickets, periodicals and other papers. Papers of Dr Hirsch's son, Julius M.Hirsch (Hurst), on Zionism, cuttings and notes, 1898-1957.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr Samuel Abraham Hirsch (1843-1923) was theological tutor at Jews' College, London.

Conditions Governing Access

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