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MS Judaica 40-42

Lipschutz, Leon, collector. Leon Lipschutz collection of papers concerning Jews in Algeria and the Dreyfus Affair, 1839-1899: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b, f
Call No.: MS Judaica 40-42
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Lipschutz, Leon, collector.
Title: Leon Lipschutz collection of papers concerning Jews in Algeria and the Dreyfus Affair,
Date(s): 1839-1845, 1897-1899.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 linear foot (2 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French.
Abstract: Correspondence and autographs concerning Jews in and Algeria and the Dreyfus Affair collected by French collector and bibliographer Leon Lipschutz.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

64M-44, 64M-45, and 64M-46. Purchased with the Friedman fund from Collection Leon Lipschutz; received: 1964 September.
Purchase included printed books.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Leon Lipschutz Collection of Papers concerning Jews in Algeria and the Dreyfus Affair, 1839-1899 (MS Judaica 40-Judaica 42). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Lipschutz was a French collector and a bibliographer of the Dreyfus Affair. The Dreyfus Affair was the controversy that occurred with the treason conviction (1894) of Captain Alfred Dreyfus (1859-1935), a French general staff officer.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence of Jacques Altaras, Joseph Borély, Hippolyte Sébert, and others, as well as visiting cards and telegrams. Also includes autograph manuscript articles concerning the Dreyfus affair by Maurice Barrès.

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