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Gila and Mishael Caspi Judaica collection

 Collection
Identifier: M312

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Scope and Content

Collection of materials relating to Judaic studies and Jewish culture comprising two manuscripts: Grace after meals [codex, ca. 1700?] and Megilat Esther [scroll, 16--?]; and four items of realia including a Torah breastplate [ca. early 19th century] and a shofar. Also includes microfilm copies of manuscripts, the bulk from the 18th-20th century.

Dates

  • Creation: 17th-early 19th century

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection of materials relating to Judaic studies and Jewish culture comprising two manuscripts: Grace after meals [codex, ca. 1700?] and Megilat Esther [scroll, 16--?]; and four items of realia including a Torah breastplate [ca. early 19th century] and a shofar.

General Note

Forms a portion of the collector's research library donated to Bowdoin College in 2009.

Source

Subject

Title
Guide to the Gila and Mishael Caspi Judaica Collection
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011 Repository

Contact:
3000 College Station
Brunswick Maine 04011 USA
(207) 725-3288