Papers of Maurice A.Woolf

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Working papers and notes including transcripts of seventeenth-century London port books containing details of Jewish merchants (for Woolf's lecture on 'Foreign trade of London Jews in the seventeenth century' delivered to the Jewish Historical Society in 1971); notes for his lecture on Joseph Salvador delivered to the Jewish Historical Society in 1962. Related correspondence, c.1961-8. Copy of a report by Lucien Wolf on the Jewish question before the League of Nations, Dec 1920, and a copy of a Jewish Historical Society report on the unveiling of a memorial plaque at Clifford's Tower, York, in 1978. Photographs, c.1970-2. Obituary from the Jewish Chronicle, Nov 1987.

Administrative / Biographical History

Maurice A.Woolf (d. 1987) was for many years secretary to Anglo-Jewish Archives. He also contributed many articles to the Miscellanies and Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England.

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.