Palestine Economic Corporation records

Title
Palestine Economic Corporation records, 1921-1944, bulk (1930-1938).
Author
Palestine Economic Corporation.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableMssCol 2326Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
42 linear feet (105 boxes, 4 drawers).
Genre/Form
  • Drawings.
  • Maps.
  • Photographs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Terms of Use (note)
  • Quotation for publication requires written permission from the PEC Israel Economic Corporation.
Source (note)
  • Palestine Economic Corporation
Biography (note)
  • The Palestine Economic Corporation (PEC) was organized in 1925 to facilitate investment in Palestine by American Jews and others interested in fostering the economic development and resettlement of the Jewish homeland. Bernard Flexner served as the company's first president and chairman of the board until 1944. The organization was subsequently known as PEC Israel Economic Corporation.
Language (note)
  • are in Hebrew, German, French, and Arabic.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
MssCol 2326
Author
Palestine Economic Corporation.
Title
Palestine Economic Corporation records, 1921-1944, bulk (1930-1938).
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, financial records, printed matter, maps, drawings, and photographs documenting activities of PEC and its subsidiaries. Subsidiaries include Central Bank of Cooperative Institutions in Palestine, Ltd.; Palestine Mortgage and Credit Bank, Ltd.; Loan Bank, Ltd.; Bayside Land Corporation, Ltd.; and Palestine Water Company, Ltd. Bulk of records is correspondence and memoranda relating to agricultural development, land development, housing, and the establishment of credit unions and cooperative societies in Palestine. Additional materials include minutes of meetings, annual and other reports, financial statements, loan applications, drawings, maps, photographs, clippings, and printed matter.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Terms Of Use
Quotation for publication requires written permission from the PEC Israel Economic Corporation.
Biography
The Palestine Economic Corporation (PEC) was organized in 1925 to facilitate investment in Palestine by American Jews and others interested in fostering the economic development and resettlement of the Jewish homeland. Bernard Flexner served as the company's first president and chairman of the board until 1944. The organization was subsequently known as PEC Israel Economic Corporation.
Language
Some materials are in Hebrew, German, French, and Arabic.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Flexner, Bernard.
Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963.
Mack, Julian W. (Julian William), 1866-1943.
Mohl, Emmanuel N.
Simon, Julius, 1875-1969.
American Economic Committee for Palestine.
Bayside Land Corporation.
Central Bank of Cooperative Institutions in Palestine.
Haifa Bay Development Company.
Jewish Agency for Palestine.
Loan Bank.
Palestine Cooperative Company.
Piḳa (Organization : Palestine)
Palestine Mortgage and Credit Bank.
Palestine Water Company.
Research Call Number
MssCol 2326
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