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Loewentheil Family and Brevda Family Genealogy

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P26, Folder: P-921
Identifier: P-921

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a family member-written biographical and narrative genealogy of the Loewentheil and Brevda families entitled, An American Dream: The Story of the Loewentheils and the Brevdas in America, documenting the family slightly before their arrival in America prior to 1906 to approximately to 2003. The text is 125 pages long and includes family historical narrative and color photograph pages. The author is Stephen Loewentheil. Photograph pages include family members, death certificates, transcripts, correspondence, and ephemera. The narrative weaves the Loewentheil's and Brevda's family history from the viewpoint of an immigrant family in America.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers, except items that may be restricted due to their fragility, or privacy.

Use Restrictions

No permission is required to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection, as long as the usage is scholarly, educational, and non-commercial. For inquiries about other usage, please contact the Director of Collections and Engagement at mmeyers@ajhs.org.

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Biographical Note

Loewentheil Family and Brevda Family

The Loewentheil Family and the Brevda Family are two Jewish immigrant families, one of which hailed from Italy (Leopold Loewentheil from Florence, Italy in 1906) and the other hailing either from the Ukraine or Belarus (Jewel or Yale Brevda with family in 1906). Both families immigrated to New York.

Extent

1 Folders (.01 linear feet)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection contains a family member-written biographical and narrative genealogy of the Loewentheil and Brevda families entitled, An American Dream: The Story of the Loewentheils and the Brevdas in America, documenting the family slightly before their arrival in America prior to 1906 to approximately to 2003. The text is 125 pages long and includes family historical narrative and color photograph pages. The author is Stephen Loewentheil. Photograph pages include family members, death certificates, transcripts, correspondence, and ephemera. The narrative weaves the Loewentheil's and Brevda's family history from the viewpoint of an immigrant family in America.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in a single series as follows:

Physical Location

Collection is located in Consolidated Box P26.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Stephen Loewentheil, 2010.
Title
Guide to the Loewentheil Family and Brevda Family Genealogy, undated   *P-921
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Tanya Elder
Date
© 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • November 2020: RJohnstone: post-ASpace migration cleanup.

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

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