Guide to the Benjamin Franklin Peixotto family papers, 1828-1829, 1864, 1870, 1873, 1875-1876, 1881, 1884-1885, 1887

*P-195

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Descriptive Summary

Creator:Peixotto, Benjamin Franklin (1834-1890)
Title:Benjamin Franklin Peixotto family papers
Dates:1828-1829, 1864, 1870, 1873, 1875-1876, 1881, 1884-1885, 1887
Abstract:Contains primarily papers of Benjamin Franklin Peixotto, including addresses to Constitution Grand Lodge of B'nai B'rith and to YMHA; letter by Ulysses S. Grant appointing Peixotto as U.S. Consul-General to Romania; and correspondence during Peixotto's residency as Consul in Bucharest and Lyons. Also contains estate papers of Moses Levy Maduro Peixotto.
Languages:The collection is in English and French.
Quantity: .25 linear feet (1 manuscript box)
Identification:P-195
Repository: American Jewish Historical Society
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Scope and Content Note

Contains primarily papers of Benjamin Franklin Peixotto, including addresses to Constitution Grand Lodge of B'nai B'rith and to YMHA; letter by Ulysses S. Grant appointing Peixotto as U.S. Consul-General to Romania; and correspondence during Peixotto's residency as Consul in Bucharest and Lyons. Also contains estate papers of Moses Levy Maduro Peixotto.

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Arrangement

The collection is organized into a single series.

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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); Benjamin Franklin Peixotto family papers; P-195; box number; folder number; American Jewish Historical Society, New York, NY, and Boston, MA.

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Acquisition Note

Gifts, in part, of Yosef Goldman, 1984, and of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Sang.

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Note

Note

Includes former P-351, P-565, and P-573.

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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.

 

Benjamin Franklin Peixotto family papers, 1828-1829, 1864, 1870, 1873, 1875-1876, 1881, 1884-1885, 1887

English and French.
.25 linear feet. Box 1.
Scope and Content:

See Scope and Content Note.

BoxFolderTitleDate
1 1 Moses Levy Maduro Peixotto, Inventory of Estate 1828-1829
1 2 Letter of Appointment from U.S. Grant 1870
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1 3 Correspondence to B. F. Peixotto 1873, 1875-1876, 1881, 1884-1885
1 4 Correspondence – B.R. Peixotto to Hannah Strauss Peixotto 1875
1 5 Benjamin Franklin Peixotto – Addresses 1864, 1887
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