The Treasures

Discover highlights from our featured archives. Learn more about these rare images, photographs, documents and artefacts relating to Jewish life in Britain. We are adding new treasures all the time. If you have a treasure you would like to tell us about then let us know by filling in the form here.

The Four Per Cent Industrial Dwellings Company Prospectus

Prospectus for Nathan Rothschild's private social housing company • The Rothschild Archive

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Great Tailor’s Strike Balance Sheet

Balance sheet: income & expenditures of the Great Strike of East London tailors, YIVO

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York Commodity Bond

Bond produced following the Statute of the Jewry (1275) • Hull History Centre

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Mosse Mokke in league with the Devil

A receipt roll for heavy Jewish taxation • The National Archives

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Open Letter Against the Mistreatment of Jews in Europe

British voices ask for action in The Daily Worker & The Times • The National Archives

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Spiritual Possibilities of Judaism Today

Essay by Lily Montagu, 1898

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1762 Plymouth Pinkus

Community Record Book • Plymouth Archive, The Box

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Iraqi Passport

Niran Bassoon-Timan's Iraqi Passport • Sephardi Voices UK

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‘Shifra’: A Voice for Jewish Feminists

First Edition of Jewish Feminist Magazine • University of Leeds Special Collections

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“Poll Book”, 1847

Lionel de Rothschild's 'Poll Book' • The Rothschild Archive

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Letter in Judendeutsch

Letter from Nathan Mayer Rothschild to his brothers, 1816 • The Rothschild Archive

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Kindertransport Travel Document

Kurt Marx's Travel Document • AJR Refugee Voices Testimony Archive

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