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United States--Jewish History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Group A

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 M99 Group A
Scope and Contents Group A;  Papers of Moses Myers, and his sons Samuel Myers (1790-1829) lawyer in Norfolk and Pensacola, Fla. and John Myers (1787-1830) merchant of Norfolk. Includes papers of Barton Myers (1853-1927), mayor of Norfolk, Va. and his family.

Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Group B

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 M99 Group B
Scope and Contents Papers, 1886-1942, of Vice-Admiral Guy Hamilton Burrage. Includes commissions, orders, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks and medals. Includes material relating to his command of the "U. S. S. Nebraska" during World War I and the "U. S. S. Memphis" which returned Charles A. Lindbergh from Paris after his historic flight. There are also papers relating to his involvement in an attempt to resolve the Lindbergh kidnapping case in 1932. Addition to this...

Myers-Burrage-Graham Papers (I) Group C

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 M99 Group C
Scope and Contents The collection, 1833-1897, mostly consists of letters written to and by James Duncan Graham. Many are to and from his children (William Montrose Graham, Salvadora Graham, James Duncan Graham, Margaret C. Graham and Richard Worsham Meade Graham) and concern their education, health and his concern that they accommodate themselves to the social customs of the time. Two of his sons attended the United States Naval Academy (one also attended Racine College). The other attended the United States...

Gustavus A. Myers Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 39.2 M99
Scope and Contents Letters written to Gustavus A. Myers, lawyer in Richmond, Va. Includes letters, 1858-1861, from John Augustine Washington, concerning his sale of "Mount Vernon" to Mount Vernon Ladies' Association; and Washington's Civil War service. The collection includes letters written by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Park Benjamin, and Conway Robinson.

Myers Papers (II)

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. 98 M99 Myers II
Scope and Contents Papers of Moses Myers, and his sons Samuel Myers (1790-1829) lawyer in Norfolk, Pensacola, Fla., John Myers (1787-1830) merchant of Norfolk and Myer Myers of Norfolk, Va. and daughter Adeline Myers. Also includes letters of Caroline Marx Barton to Julia Grammer Barton Myers, and of L. H. Wirt to Judith Marx. Includes letters of Joseph Marx Myers. There are letters of the Marx and Gratz families as well as correspondence with Jewish merchants in Richmond, New York, Montreal, St. Thomas, Virgin...

Samuel Myers Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 95 M99
Scope and Contents Insurance policies for real estate and cargo owned by Samuel Myers of Richmond, Va. and his estate. Some were issued by the Mutual Assurance Society of Virginia. Some were issued to Gustavus A. Myers, the executor of Samuel Myers. Other names in the collection are [?] Bell, Dr. John Cullen, Peter Joseph Chevallie, [?] Higginson, A. R. Holiday, John Leslie (executor and trustee for Robert Craig), Joseph Marx, Thomas Massie, Henry Myers, H. P. Poindexter, John Richard, Thomas Rutherfoord, A. L....

Pamphlet, 1945 Apr. 19

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 12, Item: 6
Scope and Contents Addressed to Hochberg in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. From Chaplain B. Rubenstein in the Office of the Chaplain of Camp Lejeune. Includes The Camp Lejeune Jewish Bulletin, which gives details of a Sabbath service led by Chaplain Rubenstein to be held on 1945 April 21 in memory of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Other sections of the bulletin describe participation in Jewish life while in the military and a schedule of Jewish services. Thoughts on German Nazis, the possibility of a Jewish...

Rabbi Isaac B. Seixas's Hebrew Lexicon

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Di1
Scope and Contents Manuscript Hebrew lexicon, ca. 1860's, by Rabbi Isaac B. Seixas, owned by (?) Doggett, Richmond, Va.   Hebrew words listed in one column with English synonyms in another one.

Handwritten note in front of book, "John M. Doggett, Richmond, Va....1888." and "this MS Vocabulary (which I found among the ruins of my dear father's library)...seems to have been presented to him by Rabbi Seixas the author at a time when such works were hard to get in slave-holding Virginia."