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Major accessions to repositories in 2016 relating to Jewish History


London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Golders Green Synagogue: records incl minutes, corresp, activity records, marriage registers and authorisations, building records 1915-1993 (B16/072)

North Yorkshire County Record Office

  • Sir Leon Brittan (1939-2015), Baron Brittan of Spennithorne, politician: constituency papers 20th cent (ZLX)

Oxfordshire History Centre

  • Oxford Jewish Congregation: additional records 20th-21st cent (Acc 6508)

Tyne and Wear Archives

  • Leazes Park Road Synagogue, Newcastle upon Tyne: council minutes, secretary's corresp, registers, seat rents, accounts, offerings books, cash books, inventories, orders of service, photographs 1844-1996 (C.NC65)
  • Representative Council of North-East Jewry: minutes, annual reports, orders of service, corresp, photographs, balance sheets, 'The North East Jewish Recorder' previously 'The Newcastle Jewish Recorder' and misc papers 1930-2010 (JD.JRC)


Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • Chaim Berlin (fl 1939-1945), Jewish soldier of the Polish Army: photographic prints rel to his time as a prisoner of war at Stalag VIIIA in Gorlitz, Germany, during the Second World War 1939-1945 (2016-11-07)
  • Anita Lasker (b 1925), cellist and surviving member of the Women's Orchestra in Auschwitz: photographic prints and film negatives depicting her family in Breslau prior to the Second World War 1919-1939 (2016-08-05)


Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • Arthur C Jacobs (1937-1994), poet, translator: draft poems, notebooks containing poems and reviews, manuscript and typescript translations of Hebrew poems, personal and business corresp, diaries, journals, photocopies, obituaries 1955-1996 (MS 2065)

Sussex University Library Special Collections

  • Tina Mandel (fl 1913-1959), of Vienna and London: family papers incl rel to emigration and to the persecution and fate of her husband Hermann (Hesio) Mandel 1913-1959 (SxMs181)