Lee Kaufer Frankel collection


Lee Kaufer Frankel collection, 1889-1933, 1936-1938, 1942-1944

Lee Kaufer Frankel collection

1889-1933, 1936-1938, 1942-1944

The collection contains correspondence, documents, and newspaper clippings relating to the life and activities of Frankel in the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company as well as in other social welfare Jewish organizations. Includes biographic and bibliographic data, as well as manuscript and printed copies of his writings and speeches on the subjects of health, insurance and Jewish affairs, and miscellaneous personal correspondence especially with Milton Rosenau.

10.5 linear feet (21 manuscript boxes)

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