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Guide to the Cyril Q. Henriques Papers, 1947-1971

Abstract

British businessman prominent in Jewish circles; executive of M.H. Greenman Ltd., a London firm specializing in the supply of handles to the furniture trade.

Letters, financial papers, printed material and clippings, principally an exchange between Henriques and his friend and business associate in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Max H. Greenman Roth. Also includes letters between Henriques and his son Peter and others. Focus is chiefly on the company business, but also contains considerable personal news and emphasis on Jewish affairs. Topics include Brazilian news and politics, Arab refugees, Peron's downfall, discovery of oil in Israel between Gaza and Beersheba in 1955, the death of prominent Jews, meetings with Louis Golding, Neville Laski, James Rothschild and Lord Samuel, among others.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Henriques, Cyril Q.
Title
Cyril Q. Henriques papers 1947-1971
Language of Material
English
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet, 1000 Items
Location
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Collection Overview

Letters, financial papers, printed material and clippings, principally an exchange between Henriques and his friend and business associate in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Max H. Greenman Roth. Also includes letters between Henriques and his son Peter and others. Focus is chiefly on the company business, but also contains considerable personal news and emphasis on Jewish affairs. Topics include Brazilian news and politics, Arab refugees, Peron's downfall, discovery of oil in Israel between Gaza and Beersheba in 1955, the death of prominent Jews, meetings with Louis Golding, Neville Laski, James Rothschild and Lord Samuel, among others.

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

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Letters, financial papers, printed materials, clippings, 1947-1971
Box 1

Historical Note

Cyril Q. Henriques was a British businessman prominent in Jewish circles and executive of M.H. Greenman Ltd., a London firm specializing in the supply of handles to the furniture trade.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Cyril Q. Henriques Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Cyril Q. Henriques Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 1986.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff, 1986

Encoded by Elizabeth Shesko, May 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 12-31-86

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.