Miscellaneous documents and photographs relating to Jewish notaries and the Jewish community in England

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photographs of the Oxford summer school, 1920; the Prophet Ahmad of Qadian and Muhammed Sadig, 1902; address and gifts presented to Professor Solomon Schechter, 1902; group photograph, including Chief Rabbi Hertz; studio portrait of an unknown lady; three pictures after the original drawings of Professor M.Oppenheim. Copies of a notarial faculty awarded to Haham Isaac Netto, Aug 1747; attesting signatures of a number of London Jewish notaries, taken from the original probate wills; of an engraving of Devonshire Square, 1742; of a notarial deposition signed by Solomon de Costa, 1742; and of the ketubah of the marriage of Isaac Netto or Nieto to Sarah Supino, 1747. Cards advertising the twenty-first anniversary dinner of the Jewish Historical Society of England, 27 Apr 1914.

Administrative / Biographical History

Miscellaneous documents and photographs.

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.

Bibliography

The notarial material was the source for E.R.Samuel, 'Anglo- Jewish notaries and scriveners' Jewish Historical Society of England Transactions 17 (1951-2) pp. 113-59.