Jewish photographs and assorted papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Studio photographs, many of First World War soldiers in uniform, but also family portraits, late 19th-early 20th century. Portrait of Levi Barent Cohen together with correspondence about him, 1936; an engraving of a portrait of Sir David Salomons. Visitors' book for South Stoneham House, 1890-1918; souvenir music score for Gounod's 'Romeo et Juliette' performed at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, in honour of the marriage of the Duke of York and Princess Mary of Teck, 4 Jul 1893; translation of the epitaphs still visible in the Hambro Synagogue cemetery made by Dayan Mendelsohn of the United Synagogue; typescript notes on genealogical collections at the Jewish Museum, London, Dec 1929; booklet about Edinburgh Hebrew Synagogue; order for the laying of the foundation stone of Edinburgh Synagogue, 1931; bound presentation book given to Mrs Lucas by the West London Synagogue on her seventieth birthday, 1905.

Administrative / Biographical History

Photographs and assorted papers

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.

Geographical Names