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Manuscript Collection No. 854
Funding, in part, for the arrangement and description of this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Samuel Lawrence Finn was born on 3 June 1890 and grew up in Dayton, Ohio. He was an attorney in the firm Estabrook, Finn and McKee as well as a director of the Dayton Power and Light Company, director of the Dayton Boys Club, and director of the American Council for Judaism Philanthropic Fund.
Both Finn and his wife were active in civic groups including the Civic Representatives Committee, Community Chest Association, the Dayton Foundation, and the Dayton Art Institute.
Finn married Lillian R. Evans on 15 September 1917 and had two children, Chester and Celeste.
Scrapbooks contain news clippings and ephemera pertaining to Samuel Finn’s business interests and family affairs.
This collection is arranged in one (1) series:
Terms of Access and Use
This collection is 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
Chester E. Finn, by the act of donating the Samuel L. Finn Scrapbooks to the American Jewish Archives, assigned all property rights to the American Jewish Archives. Literary rights are retained by the heirs of Samuel L. Finn. 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 Samuel L. Finn Scrapbooks and the American Jewish Archives. A suggestion for at least the first citation is as follows:
[Description], [Date], Box #, Folder #. MS-854. Samuel L. Finn Scrapbooks. American Jewish Archives, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Samuel L. Finn Scrapbooks were received from Chester E. Finn, Dayton, Ohio, in April 1991.
Processed by Elisa Ho, February 2012.
This collection was arranged and described according to minimal-processing standards. Funding, in part, for the arrangement and description of this collection was provided by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the AJA Online Catalog.
Persons and Families
Finn, Samuel L., 1890-1976
American Council for Judaism
Estabrook, Finn, and McKee (Dayton, Ohio)
United States. National Historical Publications and Records Commission
Jews – Ohio – Dayton
Genres and Forms