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Guide to the Candiotti-Asher Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: ASF AR 24

Scope and Content Note

This collection was compiled by Saul Candiotti. It contains various family records and images. These include the marriage certificate and Ketubah of his parents, his mother’s naturalization papers, and an inspection of approval card for immigration to the United States of his maternal grandmother Rachel Asher. The collection also contains a picture of his maternal grandmother who was a midwife and a portrait of his paternal grandmother Rebecca Candiotti. The collection also includes a group picture taken at the Keter Zion Angora Society’s 21st anniversary.

Dates

  • undated, 1913-1945

Language of Materials

The collection is in English and Turkish.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to researchers.

Use Restrictions

There may be some restrictions on the use of the collection. For more information, contact: American Sephardi Federation, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY 10011 email: ASFinquiries@cjh.org

Biographical Note

The collection documents the life of Saul Candiotti's maternal and paternal grandparents from there immigration from Turkey to the United States, their marriages, and a glimpse into their lives during WWII and membership in the Keter Zion Angora Society.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (1 oversize box)

Abstract

The collection documents the life of Saul Candiotti's maternal and paternal grandparents from their immigration from Turkey to the U.S., their marriages, and a glimpse into their lives during WWII and membership in the Keter Zion Angora Society.

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged in one series in alphabetical order by document type.
  1. Series I: Candiotti-Asher Family Papers
Title
Guide to the Candiotti-Asher Family Papers, undated, 1913-1945 ASF AR 24
Status
In Progress
Author
Processed by Michael D. Montalbano
Date
© March 2010.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.
Sponsor
as part of the Leon Levy Archival Processing Initiative, made possible by the Leon Levy Foundation
Edition statement
This version was derived from Candiotti-Asher.xml

Revision Statements

  • 2018:: Additional physical processing and EAD clean-up by Janine Veazue.

Repository Details

Part of the American Sephardi Federation Repository

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