MS Judaica 31
Friedman, Lee Max, 1871-1957, collector. Lee Max Friedman collection of early charters
and documents, 1170-1495: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
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,
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.
57JM-34 and 57JM-35. Bequest of Lee M. Friedman; received: 1957.
Processed by: Martha Kelehan
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open
Lee Max Friedman Collection of Early Charters and Ddocuments, 1170-1495 (MS Judaica
31). Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Friedman was an author, historian, and collector of Judaica.
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
- (3). Mandevill, Galdfridus de. Document, signed; England, [ca. 1200-1299] 1 leaf, vellum.
Geoffrey de Mandeville grants land to Dru de Betteuile, [Dru de Betteville]
Indenture with the word "chirographum" cut through.
Written in a cursiva antiquior libraria script, with a black wax seal.
- (9). Spain. Sovereign (1504-1516 : Ferdinand V). Document, signed; Aragon, Spain, 1494 May 26. 1 leaf (2 p.), paper, mounted on paper.
Decree to the Comisarios de los bienes de los Judios concerning the administration of property confiscated from the Jews of Aragon.
Written in a letra humanistica script, with a wafer seal.
With a manuscript note describing the document; [ca.
Date: 1700-1799] 1 leaf, paper.