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Benjamin Nerenberg Papers

Collection ID

SCRC 271

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Collection Summary 
Benjamin Nerenberg Papers
Collection ID
SCRC 271
Nerenberg, Benjamin, 1884-1979
0.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries
Materials in English, Yiddish, and Russian.
Detailed Collection Information 
Description of Collection 
Collection consists of World War I era correspondence; postcards and photographs of Fort H. G. Wright on Fisher’s Island, NY, Jewish Welfare Board camps, and the H. M. S. Czaritza; photographs of Nerenberg and family members as well as other WWI servicemen; three pocket size account books; a Russian travel document; and receipts from the Peoples Bank for rubles wired to relatives living in Russia.
Patron Information 
Catalog Record 
A record for this collection is available in Temple University’s online library catalog: https://temple-primo.hosted.exlibrisgroup.com/primo-explore/fulldisplay?...
Research Access 
Collection is open for research.
Collections Stored Off-Site
This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research. 
Publication and Copyright Information 
The Benjamin Nerenberg Papers are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.
Preferred Citation
[Description and date of item], Benjamin Nerenberg Papers, SCRC 271, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
Administrative Information 
Acquisition Information
Donated by Gloria Nerenberg in 1982. 
Collection previously administered by the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center, acquired by Temple in June 2009.
Processing Information 
Collection processed and finding aid prepared in November 2017 by Jessica M. Lydon, Associate Archivist. 
Index Terms 
The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:
Personal Names: 
Nerenberg, Benjamin, 1884-1979
Corporate Names:
People's Bank (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Jewish families--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia
Jewish soldiers
World War, 1914-1918--Jews--United States
Philadelphia (Pa.)
Fort H.G. Wright (N.Y.)
Material Types:
Ledgers (account books)