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Swiss Treaty Collection

 Collection
Identifier: I-35

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains manuscripts and printed copies of letters and memorials presented by the Jewish community of the United States (including those passed by a convention of Delegates of Israelites held in Baltimore and the Jewish community of Charleston, South Carolina) to President James Buchanan in 1857, protesting the infringement of American Jewish rights in The Treaty signed with The Swiss Confederation in 1850. Also included is a copy of The Treaty and newspaper clippings relating to the protest.

Dates

  • 1855-1858

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.

For reference questions, please email: inquiries@cjh.org

Extent

1 Manuscript Boxes

.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains manuscripts and printed copies of letters and memorials presented by the Jewish community of the United States (including those passed by a convention of Delegates of Israelites held in Baltimore and the Jewish community of Charleston, South Carolina) to President James Buchanan in 1857, protesting the infringement of American Jewish rights in The Treaty signed with The Swiss Confederation in 1850. Also included is a copy of The Treaty and newspaper clippings relating to the protest.

Acquisition Note

Gift of Mr. Louis Bamberger of Newark, N.J January, 1930
Title
Guide to the Swiss Treaty Collection, 1855-1858 I-35
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by marc2ead_ajhs.xsl
Date
© 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written 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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