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Jewish Research and Education - Cuba Family Archives, Finding Aids

Dates:  1861-1976

Creator:  Morris Hirsch Family

Summary/Abstract:  Early settlers to Atlanta, Morris Hirsch was a founder of The Temple and of Hirsch’s an Atlanta retailer for over 100 years. The papers contain a discharge certificate (photocopy) for Confederate soldier Henry Hirsch, 1861; and documents from Hirsch’s an Atlanta retailer established in 1863.

Quantity/Physical Description: .2 linear feet

Language(s):  English

Repository:  The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Restrictions on Access:  There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Restrictions on Use:  Copyright restrictions may apply.  Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.  Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation:  Box #, Folder #, Mss 74, Morris Hirsch Family Papers, The Cuba Family Archives for Southern Jewish History, The William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, 1440 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, Georgia 30309.

Separated Material:  All photographs removed to visual arts.

Arrangement: All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Biographical/Historical Note:  Early settlers to Atlanta, Morris Hirsch was a founder of The Temple and of Hirsch’s an Atlanta retailer for over 100 years.

Scope and Content:  Researchers studying the Morris Hirsch Family Papers will gain insight into an early prominent Jewish family and business in Atlanta, Georgia. All material is arranged in alphabetical order by subject and chronologically within each folder.

Collection Inventory

Box File Description Date
1 1 Discharge certificate – Confederate States for Henry Hirsch (photocopy) 1861
2 Hirsch’s – advertisements 1882-1976
3 Hirsch’s – anniversaries 1963-1964
4 Hirsch’s – correspondence 1879-1971
5 Hirsch’s – legal papers 1862-1937
6 Hirsch’s – minutes 1986
7 Hirsch’s – miscellany Undated
8 Hirsch’s – newspaper clipping 1975
9 Hirsch’s – receipts 1869-1936


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