Guide to the Genealogy of Loewentheil Family and Brevda Family, undated
 
*P-921

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Tanya Elder as MS Word document, November 14, 2011. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on November 15, 2011. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Loewentheil Family and Brevda Family
Title: Loewentheil Family and Brevda Family, genealogy
Dates:undated
Abstract: The collection contains a family member-written biographical and narrative genealogy of the Loewentheil and Brevda families entitled, An American Dream: The Story of the Loewentheils and the Brevdas in America, documenting the family slightly before their arrival in America prior to 1906 to approximately to 2003. The text is 125 pages long and includes family historical narrative and color photograph pages. The author is Stephen Loewentheil. Photograph pages include family members, death certificates, transcripts, correspondence, and ephemera. The narrative weaves the Loewentheil's and Brevda's family history from the viewpoint of an immigrant family in America.
Languages: The collection is in English.
Quantity: 1 folder (.01 linear feet)
Identification: P-921
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
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Biographical Note

Loewentheil Family and Brevda Family

The Loewentheil Family and the Brevda Family are two Jewish immigrant families, one of which hailed from Italy (Leopold Loewentheil from Florence, Italy in 1906) and the other hailing either from the Ukraine or Belarus (Jewel or Yale Brevda with family in 1906). Both families immigrated to New York.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection contains a family member-written biographical and narrative genealogy of the Loewentheil and Brevda families entitled, An American Dream: The Story of the Loewentheils and the Brevdas in America, documenting the family slightly before their arrival in America prior to 1906 to approximately to 2003. The text is 125 pages long and includes family historical narrative and color photograph pages. The author is Stephen Loewentheil. Photograph pages include family members, death certificates, transcripts, correspondence, and ephemera. The narrative weaves the Loewentheil's and Brevda's family history from the viewpoint of an immigrant family in America.

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Arrangement

The collection is arranged in a single series as follows:

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers by permission of the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society, except items that are restricted due to their fragility.

Use Restrictions

Information concerning the literary rights may be obtained from the Director of Library and Archives of the American Jewish Historical Society. Users must apply in writing for permission to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection. For more information contact:
American Jewish Historical Society, Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street, New York, NY, 10011
email: reference@ajhs.org

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:
Identification of item, date (if known); Loewentheil Family and Brevda Family, genealogy; P-921; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, Boston, MA and New York, NY.

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Acquisition Information

Gift of Stephen Loewentheil, 2010.

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Access Points

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Container List

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

 

Genealogy of the Loewentheil Family and Brevda Family, undated

English.
1 folder.
Scope and Content:

See collection Scope and Content Note.

BoxFolderTitleDate
CB6 1 An American Dream: The Story of the Loewentheils and the Brevdas in America undated
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