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Haham Collection

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0369 HAH
Held at: School of Slavonic and East European Studies
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Full title: Haham Collection
Date(s): 1899-1946
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 1 bundle
Name of creator(s): Haham | Naham | 1899-1971
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Naham Haham (1899-1971) was born in Bessarabia and later moved to Russia. Bessarabia was part of the Russian Empire until 1919 when it was recognised as a Romanian territory by the Paris Peace Conference. After the Second World War, Bessarabia was reclaimed by the Soviet Union and amalgamated in the Soviet Republic of Moldavia. Since 1991 Moldavia has been independent but remains a disputed area). Haham married Sifra San-meer (1901-1984) at the Romanian Legation in Berlin in 1924 and they moved to Britain where they adopted the name Newman.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers including school certificates and photographs relating to the lives of Naham and Sifra Haham (later Newman) in Bessarabia and Britain, mainly covering the period 1899 to 1920s.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English, Romanian and Russian

System of arrangement:

As described in Scope and Content above.

Conditions governing access:

Unrestricted access. Researchers wishing to consult the archives or seeking further information should contact UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) Library, 16 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Librarian.

Finding aids:

Online catalogue available on the UCL Archives website.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

No information available

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Revised by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G), 2nd edition 2000 and National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
May 2002

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