Julius Bisno Collection


Julius Bisno Collection, undated, 1780, 1801-1980

Julius Bisno Collection

1780, 1801-1980

The collection contains items collected by Julius Bisno from various Jewish leaders from the early 1800's to the 1980's. These materials mainly include correspondence and autographed photographs from Jewish members of the United Nations, U.S. President's Cabinet, U.S. Governors, U.S. Senators, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Supreme Court, diplomats, philanthropists, and miscellaneous Jewish leaders and organizations.

1.5 linear feet (3 manuscript boxes); 1 oversized folder

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