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MS Judaica 31

Friedman, Lee Max, 1871-1957, collector. Lee Max Friedman collection of early charters and documents, 1170-1495: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: pf
Call No.: MS Judaica 31
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Friedman, Lee Max, 1871-1957, collector.
Title: Lee Max Friedman collection of early charters and documents,
Date(s): 1170-1495.
Quantity: 1 collection (.25 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials in Latin, French, and Spanish.
Abstract: Documents relating to financial transactions of Jews in medieval Europe.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

57JM-34 and 57JM-35. Bequest of Lee M. Friedman; received: 1957.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Martha Kelehan

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Lee Max Friedman Collection of Early Charters and Ddocuments, 1170-1495 (MS Judaica 31). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Friedman was an author, historian, and collector of Judaica.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Includes land grants, charters, a papal act, a royal decree, and various seals. Documents chiefly concern financial transactions of Jews in Europe from the 12th-15th centuries.

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