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Manuscript Collection No. 448
Leonce J. Kosminsky was born in Texarkana, Arkansas, on January 2, 1877. He received his MD degree from the Univerity of Maryland and served in France during World War I as a medical officer where he attained the rank of colonel. After World War I, he returned to Texarkana where he was active in Jewish communal affairs, local civic affairs, and the American Legion. He died, May 2, 1953.
Collection consists mainly of scrapbooks with clippings pertaining to Dr. Kosminsky's participation in World War I, and later, his activities as an American Legion officer, medical doctor, and Jewish communal leader in his native Texarkana. Collection also includes photographs and a small amount of correspondence.
Terms of Access and Use
The Leonce Joel Kosminsky 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
Property rights are held by the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by Leonce Joel Kosminsky 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.
This collection includes oversized materials, located in X-99.
Footnotes and bibliographic references should refer to the Leonce Joel Kosminsky Papers and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-448. Leonce Joel Kosminsky Papers. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Donor information for the Leonce Joel Kosminsky Papers is not available.
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.
American Legion (Texarkana, Arkansas)
Jews -- Arkansas -- Texarkana
Kosminsky, Leonce Joel, -- 1877-1953 -- Scrapbooks
World War, 1914-1918 -- Jewish soldiers