Wolf, Lucien (1857-1930) and Mowshowitch, David (1887-1957). Papers.

Title: Wolf, Lucien and Mowshowitch, David
Inclusive Dates: 1865-1957
ID: RG 348
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12'3"; 29 5"lgl;1 2.5"lgl
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Organization: Folders arranged numerically

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in 10 series: I) Personal Materials of L.W. (folders 1-9); II) L.W.'s Historical Writings (10-20); III) Corres. of L.W. & of the C.F.C. & the J.F.C. with Individuals (21-50); IV) Corres. of the above with Organizations (51-53); V) Corres. of the above with British Government Offices (54-56); VI) Subject Files of the C.F.C. & J.F.C. arranged chronologically (57-101); VII) Subject Files of the C.F.C. & J.F.C. arranged geographically (102-172); VIII) Files of the C.F.C. & J.F.C. regarding other Organizations (173-190); IX) Papers of D.M. (191-210); X) Press Clippings (211-245)

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Lucien Wolf was an Anglo-Jewish diplomat, journalist and historian.  In 1917 he became secretary of the Joint Foreign Committee formed by the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Anglo-Jewish Association.  Wolf played an important role in efforts to assist persecuted Eastern European Jewish communities. He was a delegate to the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 and was involved in the drafting of the minorities treaties.  He was regarded as an authority on minority rights at the League of Nations and in England.      David Mowshowitch was secretary to Lucien Wolf as well as secretary of the Foreign Department of the Board of Deputies.  Active in the London YIVO Committee.
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In addition to the online full finding aid, an early printed catalog, Yiddish, 13 pp. is available in-house in the Record Group Registration file of this collection.

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