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Torah texts from Leviticus through Deuteronomy

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: MS J1:2


Appears to be the second half of a Torah text, for Old Testament chapters Leviticus viii, 24 through the end of Deuteronomy.


  • Creation: [not after 1830]

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


3 Linear Feet (1 scroll in a box)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

MS J1:2

Custodial History

The scroll was given by Alpha Loretta Owens (1877-1965), a University of Kansas alumna and Lawrence, Kansas resident, to the Douglas County Historical Society in Lawrence, Kansas as part of an estate bequest. From the information she provided the historical society, the scroll was "Part of the spoils taken from a synagogue in Algiers when Algeria fell in 1830."

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit, Douglas County Historical Society, 1969.

Guide to the Hebrew Torah Collection
Torah texts from Leviticus through Deuteronomy
Finding aid prepared by alh, 1969. Finding aid encoded by mwh, 2021.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Torah texts from Leviticus through Deuteronomy, MS J1:2, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States