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Roth, Cecil, 1899-1970

 Person

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ben Shahn papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P8, Folder: P-284
Identifier: P-284
Abstract

Consists of four items pertaining to Shahn's work for Cecil Roth's Haggadah for Passover (Boston : Little, Brown, 1965). Of special interest is Shahn's pencil design of one of the Haggadah pages.

Dates: undated, 1966

Franks Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-142
Abstract

Originally from England, the Franks family were colonial merchants who settled in New York City in the 1700s. This collection documents parts of their life through correspondence, legal documents, and financial records. The correspondence is primarily written by Abigail Franks in New York to her son, Naphtali, in England. Also included in the collection are the notes and correspondence of Dr. Leo Hershkowitz, who co-edited a book on the letters of the family entitled the Lee Max Friedman Collection of American Jewish Colonial Correspondence: Letters of the Franks Family (1733-1748), written with Isadore S. Meyer in 1968.

Dates: 1711-1821, [1965-1968]

Max James Kohler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-7
Abstract

The Papers of Max J. Kohler (1871-1934) document his life's work as lawyer, historian, writer, researcher, and defender of Jewish and immigrant rights. Correspondents include many of Kohler's contemporaries in the field of history and immigration law including Cyrus Adler; William Taft; John Bassett Moore; Mortimer Schiff; David Hunter Miller; Baron and Baroness de Hirsch; the Straus Family including Oscar Straus; Luigi Luzzatti; Leon Huhner; and Julian Mack. Subjects include U.S. immigration law, American-Jewish history, Col. Alfred Dreyfus, Haym Salomon, Ellis Island, Rabbi Kaufmann Kohler, the publication God in Freedom, international treaties, and the Peace Conference of 1919.

Dates: 1765-1963; Majority of material found within 1888 - 1935