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Gombossy Family Papers

Identifier: P-1025

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of studio portraits and a few snapshots of the Gombossy family. The digitized collection is available at


  • Undated, 1913, 1915


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

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Historical Note

The Gombossy family of Ohio consisted of Max Gombossy (1851/1853-1927) and his wife Fanny (1862-1948) both of whom emigrated from Hungary. Max emigrated in 1873 and Fanny in 1879. They had two children, Julius (1887-1971) and Morris (1885-1958). Julius married Gertrude and had three daughters Rosanne (1917), Celia later became Schenkel (1915) and Harriet (Taffy) later became Epstein (1921-2013). Morris married Clara and had one son, Raymond.


1 Folders

Language of Materials



This collection contains studio portraits and a few snapshots of the Gombossy family.


The collection is arranged into one series.

Physical Location

Located in AJHS New York, NY

Acquisition Information

Donated by Taffy Gombossy Epstein, 2012.

Guide to the Gombossy Family Papers, Undated, 1913-1915   P-1025
Processed by Kristiana Weseloh
© 2017
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Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

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

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

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New York NY 10011 United States