Foreign Office: General Correspondence, Russia

Identifier
irn509236
Language of Description
English
Alt. Identifiers
  • 2001.103
  • RG-59.004M
Dates
1 Jan 1847 - 31 Dec 1883
Level of Description
Item
Languages
  • English
Source
EHRI Partner

Extent and Medium

1 microfilm reel, 35 mm

Archival History

British Public Record Office

Acquisition

Source of acquisition is the Public Record Office (National Archives of Great Britain). The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Archives received the filmed collection via the International Program Division in July 2001.

Scope and Content

Contains correspondence relating to the treatment of Jewish businessmen in Russia, in general, and of Leon Lewisohn, in particular. Leon Lewisohn, a German-born businessman and naturalized British citizen, was ejected from Imperial Russia and denied the ability to conduct business because he was Jewish. The British Foreign Office interceded with Imperial Russia on his behalf.

System of Arrangement

Arrangement is chronological. Selected records of British Public Record Office fond FO 65

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on access

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Genre

This description is derived directly from structured data provided to EHRI by a partner institution. This collection holding institution considers this description as an accurate reflection of the archival holdings to which it refers at the moment of data transfer.