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Meyer Pollack Papers

 Collection
Identifier: JHCP-010

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains Meyer Pollack’s naturalization certificate, dated August 4, 1924, and an undated photograph of Meyer and his son Raymond.

Dates

  • undated, 1924

Creator

Language of Materials

This collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for researcher use. Please contact us to request access or to make an appointment to view this collection at jhcreference@nehgs.org.

Conditions Governing Use

There may be some restrictions on the use of this collection. For more information contact jhcreference@nehgs.org.

Biographical Note

Meyer Pollack (formerly Pancianski) was born on May 18, 1888 in or near Minsk, Russia (present-day Belarus). He immigrated to the United States circa 1903-1904 and settled in Brooklyn, New York. In 1910, he married Ida Bernstein, and the couple later relocated to Elizabeth, New Jersey, where they had two children, William (born circa 1914) and Raymond (born circa 191 6). The family later moved to Boston, where they had another son, Morris (born circa 1919). In Boston, Meyer worked as a boilermaker in the railroad industry, and later as a clerk at a radio store.

References

  1. Materials in the collection.
  2. Ancestry.com

Chronology

1888
Meyer Pollack is born.
circa 1903-1904
Meyer Pollack immigrates to the United States.

Extent

0.25 linear feet (one half-manuscript box)

Abstract

This collection contains Meyer Pollack’s naturalization certificate, dated August 4, 1924, and an undated photograph of Meyer and his son Raymond.

Physical Location

Located in Boston, Mass.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Mark Pollack.

Processing Information

Processed by Lindsay Murphy, 2019
Title
Guide to the Meyer Pollack Papers, JHCP-010
Author
Lindsay Murphy
Date
2019
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Wyner Family Jewish Heritage Center at New England Historic Genealogical Society Repository

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