Samuel Price papers
Scope and Content Note
Contains the correspondence and personal diaries of Samuel Price. Correspondence relates to events of a general nature, particularly Jewish life in Newark and Springfield, Massachusetts. Of special interest are: his extended comments on American politics, labor strikes, religion in the public schools, American military incursions in Mexico, World War I, and the Irish War of Independence.
This collection also includes a scrapbook.
- Price, Samuel (Person)
Language of Materials
The collection is in English.
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Samuel Price of Newark, New Jersey, was officially installed as Rabbi and Cantor of Congregation Beth El in Springfield, MA on September 1, 1913. Rabbi Price actively served the congregation for 33 years, and was given the title Rabbi Emeritus for another 16 years.
3.25 Linear Feet (6 manuscript boxes, 1 half-manuscript box)
Collection contains the personal diaries, correspondence, and other miscellaneous materials of Samuel Price. Along with personal documents, this collection includes items relating to Jewish community life in the Northeastern United States.
This collection is intellectually arranged into three series.
Located in AJHS New York, NY
- Guide to the Samuel Price papers, 1913-1962 P-95
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