Register of the Matook Raymond Nissim papers

Finding aid prepared by Jill Golden and Rita Wang
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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Title: Matook Raymond Nissim papers
Date (inclusive): 1922-2000
Collection Number: 98041
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English and Hebrew
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder (1.6 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, identification documents, serial issues, clippings, other printed matter, photographs, and sound and video recordings relating to the Jewish community in Shanghai from the 1920s to the 1940s.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Nissim, Matook Raymond, 1923-

Access

Collection is open for research.
Use copies of all video recordings in this collection are available for immediate access. For access to sound recordings during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Matook Raymond Nissim papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1998.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical Note

British resident of Shanghai, China.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, identification documents, serial issues, clippings, other printed matter, photographs, and sound and video recordings relating to the Jewish community in Shanghai from the 1920s to the 1940s.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Jews--China.
British--China.
Shanghai (China)
Video tapes.

 

Biographical File, 1922-2000

Scope and Contents note

Includes personal material relating to the life of Matook Raymond Nissim and the lives of his parents, Nissim Marcus Matook Nissim and Flora Nissim (née Reubens).
Box/Folder 1 : 1

Wedding certificates, 1922-1935

Scope and Contents note

Includes the wedding certificate of Matook Raymond Nissim's parents.
Box/Folder 1 : 2

Birth certificates, 1929-1950

Scope and Contents note

Includes the birth certificate of Nissim Marcus Matook Nissim.
Box/Folder 1 : 3

Matook Rahamim Nissim: An Oral History, transcript, 2000

Note

See also: Audiovisual Material, for video and sound cassettes of the oral history interview.
Box/Folder 1 : 4

Passports, 1940-1949

Scope and Contents note

Includes the passports of Matook Raymond Nissim's parents.
Box/Folder 1 : 5

Hakol, 1949 Autumn

Scope and Contents note

Photocopy of the Shanghai Jewish School's publication.
Box/Folder 1 : 6

Nissim Marcus Matook Nissim's certificates, 1957

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Clipping, Jewish Bulletin, 1998 October 30

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Chronology, 1999

Map case

Ketubah, undated

 

Correspondence, 1923-1997

Box/Folder 1 : 9

E. D. Sassoon & Co., 1946

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Family, 1923-1997

 

Photographs, 1930-1990

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Wedding of Nissim Marcus Matook Nissim and Flora Nissim, 1929

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Childhood, 1924-1939

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Relatives, 1905-1940

Box/Folder 1 : 14

Flora Nissim, 1930

Box/Folder 1 : 15

Family portrait, 1940s

Box/Folder 1 : 16

Matook Nissim, 1990s

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Yangchow, 1941-1945

Scope and Contents note

Includes photos of Nissim Marcus Matook Nissim during his time at Yangchow Camp "C," a Japanese internment camp outside of Shanghai, during World War II.
 

Printed Matter, 1927-1998

 

Clippings, 1927-1998

Box/Folder 1 : 18

Jews in China, 1984-1998

Scope and Contents note

Includes material from various publications, such as The Jerusalem Post, The Wall Street Journal, Haddasah, and The Jewish World, relating to the Jewish community and individuals in China. Includes an article in Hebrew.
Box/Folder 1 : 19

Shanghai Jewish community, 1927-1992

Scope and Contents note

Includes material from various publications, such as Shavat, The Shanghai Times, Israel's Messenger, and The Jerusalem Post, relating to the Jewish community and individuals in Shanghai, most prominently during World War II.
Box/Folder 1 : 20

Yangchow Japanese internment camp in Shanghai, 1970-1998

Box 2

Israel's Messenger, 1937-1938

Scope and Contents note

Bound copy of the periodical.
Box 2

Audiovisual Material, 1998

 

Two videocassettes (VHS), circa 1998

Access

Use copy reference number: 98041_v_0005524

Scope and Contents note

Contains an interview of Nissim conducted by his grandson. The tapes are labeled "Tape 1 - 2hr Interview" and "Tape 2 - Dad's Copy (with photos)," respectively.
 

One compact sound cassette, 1998 September 16

Scope and Contents note

Contains audio of Nissim's oral history.