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Emanuel de la Motta prayerbook collection

 Collection — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Consolidated Box P1, Folder: P-68
Identifier: P-68

Scope and Content Note

Contains two manuscript prayer books entitled: Evening service for the Sabbath festivals, and New Year transcribed by Emanuel De La Motta from David Levi's English translation. The volumes, including instructions for use, were written by De La Motta for his daughters, Clara and Rachel, in 1820 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Rachel's prayer book also contains two manuscript notes with personal family information.

Dates

  • undated, 1820

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

Contains two manuscript prayer books entitled: Evening service for the Sabbath festivals, and New Year transcribed by Emanuel De La Motta from David Levi's English translation. The volumes, including instructions for use, were written by De La Motta for his daughters, Clara and Rachel, in 1820 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Physical Location

Collection is located in Consolidated Box P1.
Title
Guide to the Emanuel de la Motta prayerbook collection, undated, 1820 P-68
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

  • April, June 2020: EHyman: post-ASpace migration cleanup.

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

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