Guide to the Papers of Andrée Aelion Brooks
1981-2005

AR 47

Processed by Yakov Illich Sklar

American Sephardi Federation

Center for Jewish History

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Electronic finding aid was encoded in EAD 2002 by Yakov Illich Sklar in November 2011. Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator:Brooks, Andrée Aelion
Title: Papers of Andrée Aelion Brooks
Dates:1981-2005
Abstract: The Andrée Aelion Brooks Collection consists of research materials for her book The woman who defied kings: the life and times of Doña Gracia Nasi-a Jewish leader during the Renaissance
Languages: The collection is in Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew, and English.
Quantity: 3.5 linear feet.
Identification: AR 47
Repository: American Sephardi Federation
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Biographical Note

Andrée Aelion Brooks is an author, lecturer and journalist. She is an Associate Fellow at Yale University and the founder and first president of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale. She is also an historical advisor and board member of the Gomez Mill House and historic site in Marlboro, N.Y.

She is the author of a number of books, including The Woman Who Defied Kings, Russian Dance, and Children of Fast Track Parents.

For 18 years she was a contributing columnist and newswriter for the New York Times where she covered personal finance, the women's movement and real estate investment issues, among other topics.

based on http://www.andreeaelionbrooks.com

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Scope and Content Note

The Andrée Aelion Brooks Collection consists of research materials for the book The Woman Who Defied Kings: the Life and Times of Doña Gracia Nasi - a Jewish Leader During the Renaissance.

By and large the collection consists of photocopies of archival materials, books, and articles pertaining to Sephardic Jews. Also included in the collection are emails between Andrée Aelion Brooks and her research assistants, and Aviva Ben-Ur.

There are very few notes or annotations and drafts of manuscripts.

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Arrangement

The collection consists of a single series:

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Access and Use

Access Restrictions

This 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: info@AmericanSephardiFederation.org or Rbelinfante@ASF.CJH.org

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Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date (if known); Papers of Andrée Aelion Brooks; AR 47; box number; folder number; American Sephardi Federation.

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Acquisition Information

Donated by Andrée Aelion Brooks in 2011.

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Access Points

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Container List

Click the box in the request column to open the form that allows you to request a box for onsite viewing in the reading room at the Center for Jewish History, New York, NY.

 

Papers of Andrée Aelion Brooks, 1981-2005

The collection is in Spanish, Portuguese, Hebrew, and English.
3.5 linear feet.
Arrangement:

Alphabetical

Scope and Content:

The Andrée Aelion Brooks Collection consists of research materials for the book The Woman Who Defied Kings: the Life and Times of Doña Gracia Nasi - a Jewish Leader During the Renaissance.

By and large the collection consists of photocopies of archival materials, books, and articles pertaining to Sephardic Jews. Also included in the collection are emails between Andrée Aelion Brooks and her research assistants, and Aviva Ben-Ur.

There are very few notes or annotations and drafts of manuscripts.

BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
11Antwerp: Papers of Lucien Wolf1999request_box
  

folder 1 of 2

 
12Antwerp: Papers of Lucien Wolf1999request_box
  

folder 2 of 2

 
13Antwerp1998-2005request_box
  

folder 1 of 3

 
14Antwerp1998-2005request_box
  

folder 2 of 3

 
15Antwerp1998-2005request_box
  

folder 3 of 3

 
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
21Correspondence1997-2001request_box
  

Piatok de Mattos, Elena

Zaiden, Emily

 
22Documents1998-1999request_box
  

copies

 
23Documents1998-1999request_box
  

copies

 
24Economy1998-1999request_box
  

copies

folder 1 of 2

 
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
31Economy1998-1999request_box
  

folder 2 of 2

 
32General1991-2003request_box
  

folder 1 of 2

 
33General1991-2003request_box
  

folder 2 of 2

 
34General1998-1999request_box
  

folder 1 of 2

 
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
41General1998-1999request_box
  

folder 2 of 2

 
42Italy-Venice and Ferrara1997-1999request_box
  

folder 1 of 4

 
43Italy-Venice and Ferrara1997-1999request_box
  

folder 2 of 4

 
44Italy-Venice and Ferrara1997-1999request_box
  

folder 3 of 4

 
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
51Italy-Venice and Ferrara1997-1999request_box
  

folder 4 of 4

 
52Mendes, Benveniste, de Luna, Micas, Nasci: the State of the Art1998request_box
  

by Solomon, Herman Prins

annotation by Andrée Aelion Brooks

 
53Portugal and London1997-2002request_box
  

folder 1 of 2

 
54Portugal and London1997-2002request_box
  

folder 2 of 2

 
55Translation1998request_box
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
61Translations1998-1999request_box
  

folder 1 of 2

 
62Translations1998-1999request_box
  

folder 2 of 2

 
63Translations1998-2000request_box
  

with A. Brooks' annotations

folder 1 of 2

 
64Translations1998-2000request_box
  

with A. Brooks' annotations

folder 2 of 2

 
BoxFolderTitleDateRequest
71Turkey, Ancona and Tiberias Project1981-2001request_box
  

folder 1of 3

 
72Turkey, Ancona and Tiberias Project1981-2001request_box
  

folder 2 of 3

 
73Turkey, Ancona and Tiberias Project1981-2001request_box
  

folder 3 of 3

 
74Computer files[2000]request_box
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