Rabbi Tobias Geffen papers
Collection number: ahc.MSS121f
Scope and Content
This collection contains a typewritten copy of a speech by Rabbi M. David Geffen entitled "Three Score and Ten" in celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Congregation Shearith Israel; a pamphlet titled "Memory in Script--Eulogy on the Noble Personage Mr. Harold Hirsch'; a biography of Rabbi Geffen, and a contract between Rabbi J. M. Levin and the Congregation Ahavath Achim.
- 1940, undated
- Geffen, Tobias, 1870-1970 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
Rabbi Tobias Geffen was born in Kovino, Lithuania in August, 1870. He came to the United States in 1903 and to Atlanta in 1910. He was rabbi of the Congregation Shearith Israel. He was the first orthodox rabbi to take up permanent residence in the South. He died in Atlanta in 1970.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Rabbi Tobias Geffen papers
- Paul Crater
- January 2014
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- Finding aid is written in English.