Guide to the Lucien Moss scrapbook collection, 1828, 1840-1895

*P-14

Processed by Marvin Rusinek

American Jewish Historical Society

Center for Jewish History

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Marvin Rusinek as MS Word document, September 25, 2009. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on September 25, 2009. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator:Moss, Lucien
Title:Lucien Moss scrapbook collection
Dates:1828, 1840-1895
Abstract:Contains newspaper clippings of Jewish interest from years 1840-1895, primarily from Philadelphia and New York newspapers. Clippings deal extensively with social and domestic affairs in Philadelphia and New York, the persecution of Jews in Russia and Roumania and relief efforts on their behalf by American Jewry and Baron Moritz de Hirsch, religious and cultural efforts and trends, noted Jewish personalities, the history of the Jewish communities in Philadelphia, New York, and elsewhere. Volume 12 contains clippings pertaining to the Philadelphia Board of Governors of the Poor, of which Moss was a member from 1882-1884.
Languages:The collection is in English.
Quantity: 3.25 linear feet (6 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box, 1 oversized folder)
Identification:P-14
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
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Scope and Content Note

Contains newspaper clippings of Jewish interest from years 1840-1895, primarily from Philadelphia and New York newspapers. Clippings deal extensively with social and domestic affairs in Philadelphia and New York, the persecution of Jews in Russia and Roumania and relief efforts on their behalf by American Jewry and Baron Moritz de Hirsch, religious and cultural efforts and trends, noted Jewish personalities, the history of the Jewish communities in Philadelphia, New York, and elsewhere. Volume 12 contains clippings pertaining to the Philadelphia Board of Governors of the Poor, of which Moss was a member from 1882-1884.

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Arrangement

The collection is organized into two 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); Lucien Moss scrapbook collection; P-14; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA.

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Acquisition Note

Gift of Mary Moss, 1926.

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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.

 

Series I: Scrapbooks, 1840-1895

Boxes 1-7, OS1F Folder 1.
Scope and Content:

See Scope and Content Note.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 Vol. 1 1840-1881
1 Vol. 2 1859-1883
BoxFolderTitleDate
2 Vol. 3 1882-1892
2 Vol. 4 1869-1889
BoxFolderTitleDate
3 Vol. 5 1850-1889
3 Vol. 6 1885-1891
3 Vol. 7 May-November 1891
BoxFolderTitleDate
4 Vol. 8 November 1891-August 1894
4 Vol. 9 August 1892-July 1893
4 Vol. 10 July 1893-August 1894
BoxFolderTitleDate
5 Vol. 11 August 1894-December 1895
5 Vol. 12 (Almshouse rec’d) 1882-1884
BoxFolderTitleDate
6 Vol. 13 1892-1895
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Series II: Papers, 1828-1856, 1878-1881

English.
Box 7.
Scope and Content:

Includes former P-267, P-309, P-319, P-320, P-365.

BoxFolderTitleDate
7 1 Moss, John (1774-1847) – Last will and testament plus four codicils 1847
7 2 Joseph Lyons Moss (1804-1874), Correspondence 1828-1856
7 3 Inventory of Estate of John Moss Sr. 1847
7 4 Lucien Moss (1831-1895), Papers 1878-1881
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Oversized Material, 1862

English.
OS1F Folder 1.
BoxFolderTitleDate
OS1F1Moss Family of Philadelphia William Moss’ Surgeon’s Commission1862
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