Levy, Uriah Phillips, 1792-1862
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Papers of Hannah Ruth London
Collection contains research notes and writings relating to London's works on early American Jewish portraits, miniatures, and silhouettes; this includes family histories of the subjects of the artwork, biographical information on the artists, and information about the works themselves. Also includes items relating to London's personal life, such as her genealogy and a notebook of letters written by her son Robert who was killed in action in World War II during his service in the army; notes, manuscripts, and published and unpublished articles and poetry; art catalogs; legal documents; lantern slides; photographs; correspondence; newspaper clippings; genealogical charts; handwritten sheet music; military medals; sound recordings; a theater program; and a scrapbook.
Jefferson Monroe Levy collection
Contains clippings, letters, certificates and photographs relating to the activities of Levy in both his public and private life. Materials relating to his service as a Representative of the State of N.Y. to the U.S. Congress focus on fiscal and labor legislation; the suffering of the Jews in Russia and Rumania and the attempts for the amelioration of their condition; and the controversy over Levy's purchase of Thomas Jefferson's home at Monticello. The latter constitutes the greater part of the collection.
Collection also includes also correspondence of Amelia Mayhoff, 1901-1939, sister of Levy, and documents relating to the military career of Monroe Mayhoff, 1910-1930.
Jonas Phillips Levy papers
Contains papers and documents dealing with Levy's involvement in the disposition of Monticello, owned by his brother, Uriah P. Levy; Jonas P. Levy's claims against the U.S. government for losses suffered during the war with Mexico, 1843-1846; and two items relating to the Civil War.
Samuel Oppenheim Papers
This collection documents the research of Jewish historian Samuel Oppenheim (1857-1928) concerning the lives of colonial Jews in the Americas, and the early history of the United States. Included in the collection are his notes, transcripts of original works, photocopies of the records of the Dutch West India Company, correspondence relating to his research, his writings, and original documents from the Mayor’s Court of the City of New York that date from 1653-1760.
- Clippings (information artifacts) 2
- Monticello (Va.) 2
- Scrapbooks 2
- Advertisements 1
- Amsterdam (Netherlands) 1
- Art -- Catalogs 1
- Articles 1
- Bahia (Brazil : State) 1
- Boston (Mass.) 1
- Brazil -- History -- 1580-1640 1
- Bronze Star Medal (U.S.) 1
- Business records 1
- Certificates of registry (ships' papers) 1
- France 1
- Genealogical tables 1
- Guyana 1
- Jewish history, life, and culture 1
- Jewish soldiers 1
- Jewish statesmen 1 + ∧ less