Papers of the Solis-CohenFamily undated, 1808-1990

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Papers of the Solis-Cohen Family, undated, 1808-1990

Papers of the Solis-CohenFamily undated, 1808-1990

Family papers of theAmerican Sephardic Solis and Cohen families, composed of materials primarilyfrom the American Civil War to the 1930s, with some additional materials priorto and after the time period. Contains correspondence, diaries, journals,medical papers, and eulogies of the family; materials relating to Zionist andJewish organizations in the United States and abroad; genealogical research andcorrespondence of several famous Jewish personas; and artifacts, art work andother ephemera.

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