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Finding Aid for the Jacob Bauman Papers, ca. 1886-1940
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Description
Rabbi Jacob Bauman (1871-1940) was the rabbi of Agudath Achim Congregation, then Congregation Talmud Torah, and finally with Congregation Share Torah, where he remained until his death in 1940. As a scholar, he was concerned with the study of the Torah and problems of Jewish law. The collection consists of Bauman's correspondence, manuscripts, and related papers including an original manuscript of his Hemdat Ya'akov and a partial manuscript of Matnat kehunah.
Background
Rabbi Jacob Bauman was born in Riseshitz, Poland, in 1871; pursued rabbinical studies in Poland; came to Los Angeles in 1907 and became rabbi of Agudath Achim Congregation, then Congregation Talmud Torah, and finally with Congregation Share Torah, where he remained until his death in 1940; was a scholar concerned with the study of the Torah and problems of Jewish law.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.