Correspondence, 1891-1948, including correspondence with publishers and booksellers, 1892-1936, and correspondence about student theses; diaries, 1941-7; letters of condolence on Krauss' death, obituaries, seventieth and eightieth birthday papers, family papers and photographs, notes and greetings. Manuscripts and typescripts of works by Krauss, including material on Talmudic archaeology and history, the synagogues of Bratislava, Jewish liturgy up to the close of the Mishnah, Christian legislation on the synagogues and material, not all by Krauss, relating to the Jews and Byzantium.
Papers of Samuel Krauss
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 738 MS 163
- Dates of Creation1891-1948
- Language of MaterialEnglish , Hebrew
- Physical Description4 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Samuel Krauss (1866-1948) was professor at the Jewish Teachers' Seminary, Budapest, 1894-1906, and at the Jewish Theological Seminary, Vienna, 1906-38. He came to England as a refugee and spent his last years at Cambridge. Krauss' work is listed by Dr Eli Strauss Bibliographie der Schriften Prof. Dr. Samuel Krauss' 1887-1937 (Vienna, 1937), with supplementary list to 1948.
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