Format Manuscripts/Mixed Material
Contributors American Colony (Jerusalem)
Van Vriesland, Siegfried
Vester, Bertha Spafford
Dates 1920
Location Jerusalem
Palestine
Language English
Subjects American Colony Aid Association
American Colony in Jerusalem
Correspondence
Jews
Larson, Miss
Manuscripts
Palestine
Pool, Dr. De Sola
Van Vriesland, Siegfried
Zionist Commission to Palestine
Title
Letter [from Bertha Spafford Vester] to Dr. [Siegfried] van Vriesland
Contributor Names
American Colony (Jerusalem)
Vester, Bertha Spafford, 1878-1968 (Author)
van Vriesland, Siegfried, 1886-1939 (Addressee)
Created / Published
July 6, 1920
Subject Headings
-  American Colony in Jerusalem
-  American Colony Aid Association
-  van Vriesland, Siegfried, 1886-1939
-  Larson, Miss
-  Pool, Dr. de Sola
-  Zionist Commission to Palestine
-  Jews--Palestine
-  Manuscripts
-  Correspondence
-  Palestine -- Jerusalem
Genre
Manuscripts
Correspondence
Notes
-  Unsigned letter [from Bertha Spafford Vester] to Dr. van Vriesland (of the Zionist Commission to Palestine) written from American Colony, Jerusalem. Re Miss Larson's interview with van Vriesland and the conditions set by Agnes Goldman re distribution of non-sectarian aid to help those suffering from tuberculosis, and Miss Larson's salary.
-  Record carbon copy is typed on the back of a printed letter by Otto Koenig, Bible House, New York, April 11, 1914 re souvenir scenes of the Holy Land (1 p., printed document).
-  Dutch attorney Siegfried van Vriesland (1886-1939) of Rotterdam moved to Palestine in 1919. He was treasurer of the Palestine Zionist Executive (Zionist Commission to Palestine) from ca. 1919-1930. Beginning in 1927 he served as Dutch consul and consul-general and from 1930-38 was director of the Palestine Potash industries near the Dead Sea.
Medium
letter 11" x 8"
Call Number
Part I, Box 3, Folder 17: American Colony in Jerusalem
Source Collection
American Colony in Jerusalem Collection
Repository
Manuscript Division
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mamcol.063


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