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Nachmias family papers

Document | Accession Number: 2016.498.1

The Nachmias family papers consist of documents related to the immigration of Jacob Nachmias (born 1928), and his parents and sister, from Sofia, Bulgaria to the United States in 1939, as well as biographical documents pertaining to various generations of the Nachmias family of Russe, Bulgaria, between the 1870s and 1910s. Included are letters written by Jacob Nachmias to his father in the summer of 1939, prior to emigration from Bulgaria, and a journal kept by Jacob recounting events on their voyage in August and September 1939. Genealogical documents pertaining to the Nachmias family include a family history written by Jacob Nachmias in 2015-2016, an account from a Ladino newspaper in 1929 describing Nachmias ancestors from Spain, and various biographical documents, chiefly certificates of residence and passports issued by the Greek consulate in Russe to Benjamin Nachmias (1823-1910) and Jacob Nachmias (1862?-1949), as well as correspondence, birth certificates, marriage certificates, and other items, including those pertaining to Vitali (1895-1965) and Grace (née De Taranto, 1903-1989) Nachmias, the parents of the donor of this collection.

inclusive:  1936-2016
1 box
3 oversize folders
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Jacob Nachmias
Record last modified: 2019-12-05 20:55:14
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