Jewish Chronicle Ltd

Scope and Content

Papers of the Jewish Chronicle Ltd, 1947-1970, mainly comprising financial material, such as account summaries, cash books, weekly estimates for production of newspapers, monthly statistics, income and outgoing statements, book costs and departmental operations, publications summaries, and Vallentine Mitchell Ltd working papers and accounts.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Jewish Chronicle was established in 1841, and is the world's oldest and most influential Jewish newspaper. Based in London, its news and opinion pages reflect the entire spectrum of Jewish religious, social and political thought.


Arranged according to the box list.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Given by the Jewish Chronicle Ltd in 1978.

Other Finding Aids

A box list is available.

Archivist's Note

Sources: British Library of Political and Economic Science Archives catalogue. Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright unknown. Most documents may be photocopied.

Related Material

The British Library of Political and Economic Science holds further material relating to the Jewish Chronicle in the papers of Professor Bronislaw Malinowski (Ref: Malinowski) and Emanuel Shinwell, Baron Shinwell (Ref: Shinwell). University of Southampton Library holds further administrative papers of Jewish Chronicle Ltd, 1841-1990 (Ref: MS 225); Glamorgan Record Office holds correspondence and papers of Henry Samuel, the Cardiff correspondent, 1926-1976 (Ref: D/D JR); the Jewish Chronicle Ltd holds later papers, 1941-1972.


C. M. Woolgar, University of Southampton Library Archive Lists, Catalogues and Guides Series: 4 MS 225 Archives of the Jewish Chronicle, 1841-1990.