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Major accessions to repositories in 2008 relating to Jewish History


Gloucestershire Archives

  • Cheltenham Hebrew Congregation: additional corresp, accounts and papers 1809-1949 (D3883)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Harold Stanley Kalms, Baron Kalms, Chairman of DSG International: corresp, reports and papers rel to involvement with various organisations and the Jewish community 1946-2006 (B08/201)
  • London Beth Din: shochetim book and proceedings books for butchers and caterers cases 1859-1989 (ACC/3400)
  • North London Progressive Synagogue: papers incl council minutes, membership and burial scheme files, Religion School registers and records 1950-2000 (B08/070)

Manchester Archives and Local Studies

  • Central and North Manchester Synagogue: membership books, Burial Board subscriptions books and minutes 1924-2000 (2008/71)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Leeds

  • Council of Christians and Jews, Leeds: additional records 1996-2005 (WYL2211)


Manx National Heritage Library

  • J Alfred Brew, German Jewish refugee: account of personal and family experiences incl Kristallnacht and imprisonment in Buchenwald 1938-2004 (MS 11799)
  • Michael Maynard, German Jewish refugee and Second World War internee: memoirs incl of life in Germany and internment c1939-2008 (MS 11799)

National Library of Ireland

  • Leslie Daiken, Irish socialist journalist and poet: playscripts, corresp, cuttings and material rel to Jewish publications (Acc 6784)

V&A Theatre and Performance Department (formerly) Theatre Museum Archive

  • Ida Cook, author and campaigner for Jewish refugees and Louise Cook, campaigner for Jewish refugees: papers rel to opera incl corresp, photographs, programmes and libretti c1900-1950 (THM/340)


Wellcome Library

  • Hedwig Lehman, nurse and jewish refugee: nursing lecture books, ephemera and transcipts of an interview with Leham rel to history of Jewish community in Hamburg 1930s-90s (MSS.8597-8603)


Borthwick Institute for Archives

  • Ben Sugar: papers rel to the York Jewish community c1972-1997 (MD 239)
  • Anglo-Israel Friendship Society, York: minutes, accounts, membership lists, corresp and papers 1960-2007 (ACC 25/2008)

Southampton University Library

  • William Frankel, editor of the Jewish Chronicle: corresp, papers, photographs, travel files, press cutttings and pamphlets, incl material rel to the American Jewish Committee, Anglo-Jewish Association, New West End Synagogue and the United Jewish Educational and Cultural Organisation c1940-2004 (MS 377)
  • Lionel Kochan, historian: personal and research papers incl material rel to his expertise in central Europe and Russia 20th cent (MS 378)
  • Jewish Policy Research Centre: additional records (MS 241)
  • World Jewish Congress, British section: additional papers, particularly rel to Poland 1943 (MS 238)