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Author Levy, Uriah Phillips, 1792-1862.

Title Uriah P. Levy collection [electronic resource], 1787-1985 1787-1948.

Published [1787-1985]


Location Call No. Status
Series Jewish life in America c1654-1954.
Notes Mss.
Title from Personal Collections L-Z page; resource viewed on 5 Sept. 2011.
Summary The papers of Uriah Phillips Levy, a U.S. naval officer and community leader. Uriah Phillips Levy rose to the rank of Commodore in the United States Navy in the midst of religious hostility. He succeeded in abolishing corporal punishment in the Navy and is credited for preserving Thomas Jefferson's estate, Monticello. His papers consist of correspondence, financial and legal records, publications, papers, newspaper articles, a notebook, and a book. They include material by or about: Benjamin F. Butler, William E. Chandler, John P. Hale, Abraham Kanoff, Jonas Phillips Levy, Michael Levy, Rachel Levy, J.J. Lyons, Isaac Markens, Jonas Phillips, Rebecca Machado Phillips.
Original Version American Jewish Historical Society
Reproduction Electronic reproduction.. Marlborough, England : Adam Matthew Digital. [Chicago, Ill.] : Adam Matthew Education [North American distributor], c2011. (Jewish life in America c1654-1954 : sources from the American Jewish Historical Society, New York)
Other author American Jewish Historical Society.
Adam Matthew Digital (Firm)
Adam Matthew Education (Firm)
Subject Levy, Uriah Phillips, 1792-1862 -- Archives.
Levy family.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Homes and haunts -- Virginia -- Monticello.
United States. Navy -- Officers -- Archives.
Congregation Mikveh Israel (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Mariners' Museum (Newport News, Va.)
Naval Air Station (Va.)
United States Naval Academy.
Jews in public life -- United States.
Discrimination -- United States.
Naval discipline -- United States.
Corporal punishment.