Myer S. Isaacs collection [electronic resource], 1844-1925 1851-1925.

Isaacs, Myer S. (Myer Samuel), 1841-1904 [Browse]


Jewish life in America c1654-1954. [More in this series]
1844-1925 1851-1925.
Summary note
Papers of Myer S. Isaacs, containing correspondence, clippings, commencement programs, invitations, souvenir and anniversary programs, election campaign materials, obituaries, funeral programs, and citizenship papers. Real estate lawyer, judge, newspaper editor and philanthropist, Myer S. Isaacs was the eldest son of the second English-speaking Rabbi in the United States, the Rev. Dr. Samuel M. Isaacs (1804-1878). The Isaacs family were founding members of the New York-based Jewish civil rights organization, the Board of Delegates of American Israelites (1859-1878), published the Jewish Messenger (1859-1902), and Myer was the first president of the Baron de Hirsch Fund. The collection contains documents deriving from Myer and Samuel Isaacs, and Myer's brothers Abram (1852 or 53-1920) and Isaac Isaacs (1845-1907). Information concerning Myer's children may also be found, including documents from his son Stanley (1882-1962), Manhattan Borough President and New York City councillor.
  • Mss., typescripts.
  • Title from Personal Collections A-K page; resource viewed on 5 Sept. 2011.
  • Includes material by or about: John Hay, 1838-1905; Lawrence Barrett, 1830-1891; James Gillespie Blaine, 1830-1893; Adolphe Crémieux, 1796-1880; William Jermyn Florence, 1831-1891; Jacob Fränkel, b. 1814; John Gilbert, 1810-1889; Edith J. R. (Edith Juliet Rich) Isaacs, 1878-1956; Lewis Montefiore Isaacs, 1877-1944; Stanley M. (Stanley Myer) Isaacs, 1882-1962; Henry Samuel Jacobs, 1827-1893; M.A. (Manuel Augustus) Kursheedt; H. Pereira Mendes, 1852-1937; Sir Moses Montefiore, 1784-1885; Sabato Morais, 1823-1897; Charles Frederick Nathan; Benjamin F. Peixotto, 1834-1890; Julia Richman, 1855-1912; Hirsch Leib Sabsovich, 1860-1915; Isaac Newton Seligman, 1855-1917; Adolphus Solomons, 1826-1910; Judah Wechsler, 1833-1905.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.. Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital. [Chicago, Ill.] : Adam Matthew Education [North American distributor], c2011. (Jewish life in America c1654-1954 : sources from the American Jewish Historical Society, New York)
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American Jewish Historical Society
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