Papers of Revd Isaac Livingstone

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Lecture and sermon notes, 1908 onwards, predominantly on religious themes, with others explaining aspects to Jewish life to a non-Jewish audience. There are pamphlets, lectures and works by other authors, including B.L.Q. Henriques, Myer Domnitz, Harold Levy, Nathan Morris and Cecil Roth.

Administrative / Biographical History

Revd Isaac Livingstone (1885-1979) was visiting minister at Aldershot, 1907-8, minister at Bradford, 1909-16, and Minister at Golders Green, 1916-53. He was secretary of the Union of Anglo-Jewish Preachers from 1925 onwards and a member of the council of Jews' College, London, and of the Anglo-Jewish Association. Livingstone was Jewish representative on the National and London Council of Social Services and a member of the executive committee of the London Society of Jews and Christians.

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.