Minute books of meetings of donors to the Soup Kitchen for the Jewish Poor, Spitalfields, London, 1854-1872, with minutes of Finance Committee meetings, 1858-1871; correspondence and papers, 1857-1888, including printed accounts, 1857-1858, 1869-1872, 1883-1884, letters, 1871, 1887, and printed notices of meetings, 1888.
Soup Kitchen for the Jewish Poor Records
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- ReferenceGB 103 MS ADD 8
- Dates of Creation1854-1888
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 volumes and 1 file
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Administrative / Biographical History
The soup kitchen first operated in 1853 and was founded to relieve Jewish poor in Spitalfields, London, taking on premises and providing rations to local recipients.
The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
Transferred from the Mocatta Library (subsequently the Jewish Studies Library) of University College London.
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Deposited with the Mocatta Library at University College London by F W Samuel in 1932.