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Finding Aid for the Jacob Bauman Papers, ca. 1886-1940
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Jacob Bauman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1886-1940
    Collection number: 2097
    Creator: Bauman, Jacob, 1871-1940
    Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: 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.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of 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.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Additional Physical Form Available

    A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
    • Public Services Division
    • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
    • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
    • Box 951575
    • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
    • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
    • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Eva Bauman Narwitz, 1997.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Jacob Bauman Papers (Collection 2097). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    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.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, manuscript, and related papers of Jacob Bauman. Includes an original manuscript of Bauman's Hemdat Ya'akov and a partial manuscript of Matnat kehunah.
    The collection is in Hebrew and Yiddish.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following folders:
    1. Early writings.
    2. Correspondence with various rabbis (mainly on marriage and divorce).
    3. Material relating to dissolution of marriage.
    4. Original manuscript of Hemdat Ya'akov.
    5. Partial manuscript of Matnat kehunah by Yehudah ha-Kohen with Bauman's emendations.
    6. Miscellaneous writings.
    7. Private papers.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Bauman, Jacob, 1871-1940--Archives.
    Rabbis--California--Los Angeles--Archival resources.