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Benjamin Roth Collection

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P16, Folder: P-603
Identifier: P-603

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of an ethical letter written in German by Benjamin Roth to his son, Solomon, before he departed from Germany for the United States in 1854, and a copy of an article from the American Jewish archives journal describing the Roth family history with the translation of the ethical letter.

Also included is a photocopy of a picture of Benjamin Roth's tombstone accompanied by a letter translating most of the inscription from Hebrew to English, as well as correspondence concerning the tombstone and the ethical letter.

Dates

  • undated, 1854, 1952-1969

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

German

Hebrew

Abstract

Consists of an ethical letter written in German by Benjamin Roth to his son, Solomon, before he departed from Germany for the United States in 1854, and a copy of an article from the American Jewish archives journal describing the Roth family history with the translation of the ethical letter.

Physical Location

Collection is located in Consolidated Box P16.

Acquisition Note

Gift of Mrs. Patricia Squire, the great great granddaughter of Benjamin Roth 1988

Title
Guide to the Benjamin Roth Collection, undated, 1854, 1952-1969 P-603
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

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

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

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