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Manuscript Collection No. 433
Born in England in 1784, Montefiore was acclaimed as the most prominent Anglo-Jew of the 19th century. Knighted by Queen Victoria, Montefiore was a philanthropist and communal leader. Montefiore was involved in Jewish causes in Palestine and throughout the world. Montefiore died 1885.
Collection consisting of correspondence and personal items; together with letters of congratulations on his 99th and 100th birthdays.
Terms of Access and Use
The Moses Montefiore 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
Various donors, by the act of donating the Moses Montefiore Papers to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by Moses Montefiore 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.
Originals and photostat copies.
Footnotes and bibliographic references should refer to the Moses Montefiore Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-433. Moses Montefiore Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Moses Montefiore Papers were received from various donors.
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.
Jews -- England
Montefiore, Moses -- 1784-1885
Palestine -- History -- 1799-1917