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B'nai B'rith Philatelic collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-427

Scope and Content Note

Collection consists of first day of issue stamps issued by the U.S. Post office. Included with each stamp is a biographical or historical sketch of Jewish history as it relates to the stamp's theme. Sketches are organized alphabetically by subject. Among the many famous people featured in this collection, several notable names stand out in interest, such as Jack Benny, Milton Berle, Eddie Cantor, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Edna Ferber, Ira and George Gershwin, Samuel Goldwyn, Jacob Koppel Javits, the Marx Brothers, Henrietta Szold, Harry Truman, and Eleanor Roosevelt.

Dates

  • 1957-1994

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility or those restricted due to privacy concerns.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact:

American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011

email: reference@ajhs.org

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet

Abstract

Collection consists of first day of issue stamps issued by the U.S. Post office. Included with each stamp is a biographical or historical sketch of Jewish history as it relates to the stamp's theme. Sketches are organized alphabetically by subject.

Arrangement

This collection is organized in one series, alphabetical by stamp subject.

Physical Location

Located in AJHS New York, NY

Acquisition Note

David Firestone 1997.006
Title
Guide to the B'nai B'rith Philatelic collection 1957-1994 I-427
Status
In Progress
Author
Finding aid created by marc2ead_ajhs.xsl
Date
© 2009
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Revision Statements

  • 2016-09-22: PDF box list converted to dsc. Finding aid encoding revised by Janine Veazue

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

Contact:
15 West 16th Street
New York NY 10011 United States