Schiff, Jacob H. (Jacob Henry), 1847-1920

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Banker; m. Theresa Loeb; member of Kuhn, Loeb & Co.; director of Central Trust Co., Western Union Telegraph Co., and Wells Fargo; president of Montefiore Home for Chronic Invalids; founded Jewish Theological Seminary and Semitic Museum, Harvard Univ.).

From the description of Jacob Henry Schiff papers, 1900-1920. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 436305005

Jewish-American banker and philanthropist.

From the description of Correspondence ; 1914-1920 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 47966205

From the description of Personal and business correspondence; documents and translations of Schiff; and second draft of Cyrus Adler's manuscript entitled "Jacob Henry Schiff, 1847-1920."; ca. 1847-1930 [microform]. (Brandeis University Library). WorldCat record id: 43714813

Epithet: American financier

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x0002a6

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creatorOf Warburg, Frieda Schiff. 880-99 <>. National Library of Israel, Jewish National Library
referencedIn Todd, Mabel Loomis, 1856-1932. Mabel Loomis Todd papers, 1863-1948 (inclusive) Yale University Library
referencedIn Gotthard Deutsch Papers, 1859-1922, 1900-1920 The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
referencedIn Stolz, Joseph, 1861-1941. Papers, 1885-1946. American Jewish Archives
referencedIn Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1889-1957 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Teachers Institute. Records, 1919-[ca. 1944] ; 1920s-1930s, (bulk). Ocean County College Library, OCC Library
referencedIn American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Administration collection, 1914-1950. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Addresses and articles (bound), 1899-1921. Theodore Roosevelt Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Browne, Edward B. M. Papers, 1865-1929. American Jewish Archives
referencedIn Gutzon Borglum Papers, 1895-1960, (bulk 1912-1941) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn David Peck Todd papers, 1862-1939 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Central Committee for the Relief of Jews Suffering Through the War. Central Relief Committee records, 1914-1958, 1914-1950 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Raoul, William Greene, 1843-1913. William Greene Raoul papers, 1878-1897. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
creatorOf AUTOGRAPH ALBUM of Mary Enid Evelyn Layard, wife of Sir Austen Henry Layard, P.C., G.C.B., kept mainly at Venice; Sept. 1881 (f. 1)-1912, n.d. Partly Arabic, Greek and cuneiform. Musical quotations on ff. 11, 16, 25, 27, 31, 34. Most of the signatori..., 1881-1912 British Library
referencedIn Greenbaum, Samuel, 1854-1930. Samuel Greenbaum papers, 1901-1922. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), 1852-1917. James Carroll Beckwith papers, 1878-1924. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Cyrus Adler Papers, undated, 1883-1937 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Morgenthau, Henry, 1856-1946. Papers of Henry Morgenthau, 1795-1941 (bulk 1870-1941). Library of Congress
referencedIn Kohut, George Alexander, 1874-1933. Papers, 1852-1933, 1898-1933 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Committee of Fifteen records, 1900-1901 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Max James Kohler Papers, 1765-1963 (bulk 1888-1935) American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Union of American Hebrew Congregations. Records, 1873-1985. American Jewish Archives
referencedIn Richards, Bernard G. (Bernard Gerson), 1877-1971. Papers, 1903-1960. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Warburg, Paul M. (Paul Moritz), 1868-1932. Paul Moritz Warburg papers, 1904-1932 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn John Appleton Stewart correspondence, ca. 1902-ca. 1932 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Jewish Immigrant Information Bureau (Galveston, Tex.). Galveston Immigration Plan Records, undated, 1901-1920 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Library. Schiff scrapbook, 1920-1933. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Todd, David P. (David Peck), 1855-1939. David Peck Todd papers, 1862-1939 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Schiff, Jacob H. (Jacob Henry), 1847-1920. Correspondence ; 1914-1920 [microform]. Brandeis University Library
creatorOf Committee of Fifteen (New York, N.Y. : 1900). Committee of Fifteen records, 1900-1901. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. East Asiatic Committee. Records, 1900-1912. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Cohen, David. David Cohen and Elias A. Cohen correspondence 1905, 1919 Yeshiva University
referencedIn Simon Wolf, papers, undated, 1868-1925 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Todd, David P. (David Peck), 1855-1939. David Peck Todd papers, 1862-1939 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. East Asiatic Research Fund. Correspondence, 1900-1904. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Baron de Hirsch Fund Records, undated, 1819-1991 (bulk 1882-1935) American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Henry Villard papers, 1604-1948 (inclusive), 1863-1900 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn United States Railroad Securities Commission. United States Railroad Securities Commission papers, 1890-1914 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Meyer, Annie Nathan, 1867-1951. Annie Nathan Meyer papers, [ca. 1890-1950]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Warburg, Felix M. (Felix Moritz), 1871-1937. Papers, 1895-1937. American Jewish Archives
creatorOf New York Academy of Medicine. Subscription Book for Building Fund, 1888-1889. New York Academy of Medicine
referencedIn Salin Family Collection, 1981 Leo Baeck Institute Archives
referencedIn International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Benjamin Schlesinger, President. Records, 1928-1932. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn ILGWU. Stein, Leon, 1912-. Leon Stein photographs. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Hyman G. Enelow Papers., 1897-1933. The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives
referencedIn Charles R. Flint papers, 1872-1930, 1885-1915 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn George A. Plimpton Papers, 1634-1956 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn William Woodville Rockhill papers, 1826-1941. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Abelson, Paul, 1878-1953. Series 1. Arbitration and mediation files, part a, 1910-1953. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Records of the Industrial Removal Office, undated, 1899-1922 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Admiral Lewis Lichtenstein Strauss Papers, 1908-1973 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Straight, Willard Dickerman, 1880-1918. Willard Dickerman Straight papers, 1825-1925. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Stewart, John Appleton, 1865-1928. John Appleton Stewart correspondence, ca. 1902-ca. 1932. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Flint, Charles R. (Charles Ranlett), 1850-1934. Charles R. Flint papers, 1872-1930, bulk (1885-1915). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. President's Office. Benjamin Schlesinger presidential records, 1928-1932. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Barnard College. Board of Trustees. Early Board of Trustees correspondence, 1888-1911 [microform]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Todd, Mabel Loomis, 1856-1932. Mabel Loomis Todd papers, 1863-1948 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Bernard G. Richards, papers, undated, 1820, 1868, 1895-1996, 1999 American Jewish Historical Society
referencedIn Henry Cohen Papers 23361291., 1850-1951 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
creatorOf American Museum of Natural History. Expedition to China (1901-1904). Correspondence, 1900-1904, (bulk 1901-1904). American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Willard Dickerman Straight papers, 1825-1925. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940. Lillian D. Wald Papers, 1889-1957. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Schiff, Jacob H. (Jacob Henry), 1847-1920. Personal and business correspondence; documents and translations of Schiff; and second draft of Cyrus Adler's manuscript entitled "Jacob Henry Schiff, 1847-1920."; ca. 1847-1930 [microform]. Brandeis University Library
referencedIn Garrison family papers, 1801-1948 (inclusive), 1840-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Schiff, Jacob H. (Jacob Henry), 1847-1920. Jacob Henry Schiff papers, 1900-1920. American Jewish Archives
creatorOf Cohen, Henry, 1863-1952. Cohen, Henry, personal correspondence, 1850-1951. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Friedenwald, Harry, 1864-1950. Papers, 1907-1943. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Mabel Loomis Todd papers, 1863-1948 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Schiff, Jacob Henry 1847-1921. Papers, 1914-1915. Minnesota Historical Society Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chancellor (Henry MacCracken), 1884-1910 New York University. Archives.
referencedIn Henry Morgenthau Papers, 1795-1941, (bulk 1870-1941) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
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associatedWith Abelson, Paul, 1878-1953. person
associatedWith Adler, Cyrus person
associatedWith Adler, Cyrus, 1863-1930. person
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associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. East Asiatic Research Fund. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Expedition to China (1901-1904) corporateBody
correspondedWith Barnard College. Board of Trustees. corporateBody
correspondedWith Barnard College. Board of Trustees. corporateBody
associatedWith Baron de Hirsch Fund (1891 - Present) person
associatedWith Beckwith, J. Carroll (James Carroll), 1852-1917. person
correspondedWith Borglum, Gutzon, 1867-1941. person
correspondedWith Browne, Edward B. M. person
associatedWith Central Committee for the Relief of Jews Suffering Through the War. corporateBody
associatedWith Cohen, David. person
associatedWith Cohen, Henry, 1863-1952 person
associatedWith Committee of Fifteen (New York, N.Y. : 1900) corporateBody
associatedWith Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928 person
correspondedWith Deutsch, Gotthard, 1859-1921 person
correspondedWith Enelow, Hyman Gerson person
associatedWith Flint, Charles R. (Charles Ranlett), 1850-1934. person
associatedWith Friedenwald, Harry, 1864-1950. person
correspondedWith Garrison family. family
associatedWith Greenbaum, Samuel, 1854-1930. person
associatedWith Harvard University. corporateBody
associatedWith Hill, James Jerome, 1838-1916. person
associatedWith ILGWU. Stein, Leon, 1912- person
associatedWith Industrial Removal Office corporateBody
associatedWith International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. President's Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Immigrant Information Bureau (Galveston, Tex.) person
associatedWith Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Teachers Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Kohler, Max J. (Max James), 1871-1934 person
associatedWith Kohut, George Alexander, 1874-1933. person
associatedWith Lamont, Thomas W. (Thomas William), 1870-1948. person
associatedWith Loeb family. family
associatedWith Lowell, A. Lawrence (Abbott Lawrence), 1856-1943. person
correspondedWith Meyer, Annie Nathan, 1867-1951. person
associatedWith Morgenthau, Henry, 1856-1946. person
associatedWith New York Academy of Medicine. corporateBody
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
associatedWith Plimpton, George A. (George Arthuer), 1855-1936 person
associatedWith Raoul, William Greene, 1843-1913. person
associatedWith Richards, Bernard G. person
associatedWith Richards, Bernard G. (Bernard Gerson), 1877-1971. person
correspondedWith Rockhill, William Woodville, 1854-1914 person
associatedWith Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 person
associatedWith Root, Elihu, 1845-1937 person
associatedWith Salin Family family
associatedWith Schiff family. family
associatedWith Simon Wolf, 1836-1923 person
associatedWith Stewart, John Appleton, 1865-1928. person
correspondedWith Stolz, Joseph, 1861-1941. person
associatedWith Straight, Willard Dickerman, 1880-1918. person
associatedWith Strauss, Lewis L. person
associatedWith Todd, David P. (David Peck), 1855-1939. person
associatedWith Todd, Mabel Loomis, 1856-1932. person
associatedWith Union of American Hebrew Congregations. corporateBody
associatedWith United States Railroad Securities Commission. corporateBody
correspondedWith Villard, Henry, 1835-1900 person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940. person
associatedWith Warburg family. family
correspondedWith Warburg, Felix M. (Felix Moritz), 1871-1937. person
associatedWith Warburg, Paul M. (Paul Moritz), 1868-1932. person
associatedWith Willard Dickerman, Straight 1880-1918. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
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United States
United States
Subject
Jews
Railroads
Philanthropists
Business education
Jewish capitalists and financiers
Zionism
Holidays
Jewish families
Occupation
Function

Person

Birth 1847-01-10

Death 1920-09-25

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Americans

German,

English,

Hebrew

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