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August Bondi papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-178

Scope and Content Note

Collection contains a typescript in five parts, with handwritten corrections, plus a handwritten supplement of Bondi's autobiography covering all phases of his life, including his connections with John Brown (1855-1857), and his experiences during the Civil War.

Also contains photocopies of letters (1903-1906) written to George W. Martin, secretary of the Kansas State Historical Society, regarding Bondi's years in Vienna, Austria, his connections with John Brown (1855-1857), and subsequent service in the Civil War; photocopies of letters (1883-1884) written by Bondi to George W. Glick, Governor of Kansas, regarding the appointment of Bondi as a member of the Kansas Board of Charities, and pertaining to Kansas politics during Glick's term as governor; and a manuscript letter to the American Jewish Historical Society (1903) from Bondi relating to Theodore Wiener and Jacob Benjamin, Jews who also fought with John Brown in Kansas, 1855-1857.

Dates

  • 1883-1906

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

Collection contains a typescript in five parts, with handwritten corrections, plus a handwritten supplement of Bondi's autobiography covering all phases of his life, including his connections with John Brown (1855-1857), and his experiences during the Civil War.

Note

Originals of photocopies in the Kansas State Historical Society
Title
Guide to the August Bondi papers, 1883-1906 P-178
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

  • May, July 2020: EHyman: post-ASpace migration cleanup.

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

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