Fonds 1442 - Artefact Collection

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Artefact Collection

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CA JPL-A 1442

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  • [191-? - 197-?] (Creation)

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Contains 37 objects.

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Custodial history

Collection consists of artefactual objects, each donated by individual donors.

Scope and content

The Artefact Collection consists of a series of disparate objects donated to the Jewish Public Library Archives over a span of decades and by a number of different donors. The provenance of some of the objects in unconfirmed.

The Collection contains 8 Yiddish and Hebrew typewriters, a number of early-to-mid twentieth-century pieces of technology (including music players, projectors, perforators, and adding machines), and a number of menorahs, collection tins, and other miscellany.

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Immediate source of acquisition


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  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Yiddish

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    All objects are located in the Reference Room unless otherwise indicated.

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