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Mordecai Simon Cohen letters and marriage contract, 1888-1889.
BANC MSS 2010/503
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Title:

Mordecai Simon Cohen letters and marriage contract, 1888-1889

Creator/Contributor:

Cohen, Mordecai Simon., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Simon, Moshe ben Avraham.

Creator/Contributor:

Western Jewish History Center, 062.

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1967.034.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Abstract:

Three letters written by Mordecai Simon Cohen in Yiddish with Hebrew quotations and traditional messages for the New Year (Rosh Hashanah). One letter is from Cohen to his son, Pinchas Zelig Cohen, and his family; another to Mordecai Simon Cohen's friend, Moshe ben Avraham Simon, the president of Congregation Tiferet Yisrael; and the third (which exists only in fragments) is to an unknown addressee about the meaning of Rosh Hashanah. The collection also contains a marriage contract written in Hebrew by Moshe ben Avraham Simon.

Date:

1888 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Cohen, Mordecai Simon -- Archives
Cohen, Pinchas Zelig -- Correspondence
Cohen family
Congregation Tiferet Yisrael (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Presidents -- Correspondence
Jews -- California -- San Francisco
Quotations, Hebrew
Rosh ha-Shanah
Synagogue officers -- California -- San Francisco -- Correspondence

Note:

Formerly: Western Jewish History Center Collection Number 062.
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1967.034.
Mordecai Simon Cohen letters and marriage contract, BANC MSS 2010/503, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Jewish scholar and resident of San Francisco, Calif.
Materials in Yiddish and Hebrew.

Type:

Correspondence-California-San Francisco.
Ketubah.

Physical Description:

print
1 folder.

Language:

yid
Hebrew

Identifier:

2006585208
BANC MSS 2010/503

Origin:

California