Papers of the Adler family

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The papers include a small account book of Chief Rabbi Hermann Adler, 1877-82; a letter from Dr Adler, 27 Feb 1911, giving instructions about his death and advice about a successor; a letter to Dr Adler acknowledging the cheque for his son's articles of clerkship, 6 Jan 1887; and a letter from Jacob Epstein to Mr Adler, 1923.

Administrative / Biographical History

Papers of the Adler family.

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.

Separated Material

The principal collection of Adler papers is in the library of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, New York.

Related Material

Further letters from Dr Hermann Adler can be found in collections at Southampton in MS 116//63 and MS 176. Letters from Dr Nathan Marcus Adler (d. 1890), father of the Chief Rabbi, can be found in MS 116/50 and there are further references in MS 174.