Sam (Nissim) and Rachel Altabet papers, 1930-1938  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Sam (Nissim) and Rachel Altabet papers
1930-1938 (inclusive)
1 vertical file
Collection Number
5860 (Accession No. 5860-001)
Personal documents of Sam and Rachel Altabet relating to their naturalization and pursuit of citizenship.
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Personal documents of Nissim (Sam) and Rachel Altabet including certificates of citizenship (1930, 1938); a certificate of merit for attending naturalization classes (1938); telegrams of congratulations (1931); a letter of recommendation for Rachel Altabet from the office of the Chief Rabbinate of Turkey (1931); and one unidentified document in Arabic. Documents in the collection are in English, Ladino, and Arabic.

Other Descriptive InformationReturn to Top

Forms part of the Washington State Jewish Archives.

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Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Altabet, Rachel, 1906-1997 (creator)
    • Altabet, Sam (Nissim), 1902-1985 (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)

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  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • Washington State Jewish Archives (University of Washington)