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Manuscript Collection No. 190
Louis Weiss, rabbi and scholar, was born on February 17, 1848, in Kotay, Hungary. He received his rabbinical diploma from a school in Grosswardein, Hungary. Weiss immigrated to the United States and, in in Chicago in 1876, he became a naturalized U.S. citizen. He served as rabbi for several congregations in the South and in Columbus, Ohio (1894); Hamilton, Ontario; Palestine, Texas (1903-1905) and Braddock, Pennsylvania (1905-1909). Louis Weiss died July 30, 1909.
Sermons, essays, play scripts, published articles, 2 letters, naturalization certificate, masonic certificate and obituaries.
Terms of Access and Use
The Louis Weiss Papers are open to all users. The original manuscript collection is available in the Barrows-Loebelson Reading Room of the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives.
Property and Literary Rights
Hayim Goren Perelmuter, by the act of donating the Louis Weiss Papers to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by Louis Weiss and his heirs. Literary rights may also be retained by specific creators of materials.
Questions concerning rights should be addressed to the Executive Director of the American Jewish Archives. For more information see the American Jewish Archives copyright information webpage.
Footnotes and bibliographic references should refer to the Louis Weiss Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-190. Louis Weiss Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Louis Weiss Papers were received from Hayim Goren Perelmuter, Chicago, Illinois, in November, 1962.
Processed by American Jewish Archives staff.
No further accruals are expected to this collection.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the AJA's online catalog.
Jewish sermons, American
Weiss, Louis, -- 1848-1909