Guide to the Correspondence of Mrs. M. Wise, 1861

*P-132

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Machine-readable finding aid created by Felicia Herman as MS Word document, August 1995. Finding aid was encoded by Marvin Rusinek on September 21, 2009. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator:Wise, M.
Title:M. Wise, correspondence
Dates:1861
Abstract:Contains 2 letters from the officers of the DeKalb Regiment in New York City and the New York Medical Association, dated May 10, 1861 and June 27, 1861, for the help and supplies provided by the "Ladies Connected with the Jewish Orphan Asylum."
Languages:The collection is in English.
Quantity: 1 folder
Identification:P-132
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
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Scope and Content Note

The papers of Mrs. M. Wise of New York contain two letters about this woman who is otherwise lost to history. The first letter is from the Assistant Secretary of the Head Quarters of the New York Medical Association (May 10, 1861), thanking Mrs. Wise and the "Ladies Connected with the Jewish Orphan Asylum" for their donation of $100 for hospital use for the Union Army. On the reverse of the letter is a list of items bought with the $100. The second letter is from a Jewish Union soldier thanking Mrs. Wise for her donation of various items to himself and fellow Jewish soldiers.

The collection is valuable to researchers studying Jewish women's organizations in the 1860s and Jews and the Civil War.

The collection contains 2 manuscript letters in English.

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Arrangement

This collection is organized into a single folder.

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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); M. Wise, correspondence; P-132; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, Boston, MA and New York, NY.

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Acquisition Note

Gift of The Emanu-El Brotherhood, New York City, 1950.

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Container List

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

 

Correspondence, 1861

English.
1 folder.
Scope and Content:

See Scope and Content Note.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 Letter from Assistant Secretary of the Head Quarters of the New York Medical Assoc. May 10, 1861
  

- Thanking her and the "Ladies Connected with the Jewish Orphan Asylum" for their donation of $100, which is for Hospital Use for the Union Army
- On reverse, a list of items their $100 will buy

 
1 1 Letter from Jewish Union soldier 1861
  

- Thanking her [and the other ladies?] for their donation of various items

 
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