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Gila and Mishael Caspi Judaica Collection, [17th-early 19th century]

0.5 linear feet.

Catalog Number: M312

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Scope and Content:
Collection of materials relating to Judaic studies and Jewish culture comprising two manuscripts: Grace after meals [codex, ca. 1700?] and Megilat Esther [scroll, 16--?]; and four items of realia including a Torah breastplate [ca. early 19th century] and a shofar. Also includes microfilm copies of manuscripts, the bulk from the 18th-20th century.

General note:
Forms a portion of the collector's research library donated to Bowdoin College in 2009

Cite as: Gila and Mishael Caspi Judaica Collection, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine.

Access Restrictions: No restrictions.

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