Adler, Nathan Marcus

Adler, Nathan Marcus, 1803–1890

Name Adler, Nathan Marcus, 1803–1890.
Special Call Number ARC 5
Title Papers, 1813–1890 [Papers of Nathan Marcus Adler]
Physical Description 1.2 linear ft.
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Biographical Note Rabbi of Oldenburg, 1829, and Hanover, 1830-1844; Chief Rabbi of the British Empire, 1845-1890.
Collection Summary Correspondence, 1828-1889, concerning family matters, as well as duties as rabbi at Hanover and Chief Rabbi of the British Empire; miscellaneous sermons, prayers, notes, and other writings including dissertation, "On the Idea of Divinity." Also, ticket for memorial meeting for Adler, 1890; correspondence of other family members, including Marcus Baer Adler, 1813, Asher Anschel Stern, Henrietta Worms Adler, and Celestine Lehfeld Adler; and miscellaneous material regarding the Sir Moses Montefiore Testimonial Fund, 1891-1918.
Language Yiddish, German, Hebrew, English.
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Selected Search Terms


Sir Moses Montefiore Testimonial Fund.


Jews Germany Hanover.
Jews Germany Oldenburg.
Jews Great Britain.
Jewish sermons.
Chief Rabbinate Great Britain.

Geographical Terms

Great Britain Religious life and customs.
Hannover (Germany) Religious life and customs.
Genre Sermons.
Occupation Rabbis.
Archive Location Jewish Theological Seminary. Library, 3080 Broadway, New York, NY, 10027.
Record ID# 0246496
Preliminary Box Level  
5-1 Writings and notes, 1868–1889. including derashot, dissertation, responsum, and ethical will. Personal Papers, 1828–1890, including character reference, rabbinical ordination, and will. (Alphabetical by Subject)
5-2 Correspondence (Alphabetical), 1828–1889.
5-3 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1837–1882, including drafts of letters. Additional correspondence belonging to: Marcus Baer Adler (father); Ascher Anschel Stern (son-in-law); Henrietta Worms Adler (first wife); Celestine Lehfeld Adler (second wife).
5-4 Accounting Journals.