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Judah L. Magnes Museum

Overview
Works: 13 works in 13 publications in 2 languages and 22 library holdings
Genres: Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Catalogs  Archives  Photographs  Records and correspondence  Wills  Diaries  Pictorial works  History  Scrapbooks 
Classifications: DS102.95,
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Most widely held works by Judah L. Magnes Museum
Ruth Frey Axe papers by Ruth Frey Axe( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection contains an original letter from and a photocopy of a memorial service for Egon Frey, a cousin; and programs, including one for a piano concert given by Hephzibah Menuhin (1928) and two for the Distribution of Annual Awards and an Entertainment by the Children given by the Pacific Hebrew Orphan Asylum and Home Society (February 25, 1934; March 3, 1935). The collection also has materials about Washington Bartlett (1824-1887), a printer from Georgia who arrived in San Francisco in 1849 and became the city's mayor, and, later, the governor of California. These include Frey's research notes about Bartlett and early California history; a copy of the May 1962 issue of Pacific Historical Review, which contains H. Brett Melendy's article, California's Washington Bartletts; and a copy of a Memorial of the Life and Services of Washington Bartlett (Late Governor of California), Adopted by the Society of California Pioneers at a Regular Meeting, Held Monday, May 7, 1888. The collection also has copies of various published essays and speechs: Horace Stern's Louis Marshall: An Appreciation (February 1930); Justin G. Turner's A Note on Solomon Nunes Carvalho and his Portrait of Abraham Lincoln (printed in Los Angeles by The Plantin Press, 1960); Placed as a Link in this Chain: A Medley of Observations by Ernst Toch (published by the Friends of the UCLA Library, University of California, Los Angeles, 1971); a copy of remarks given at the Inauguration of Alfred Gottschalk as the fifth President of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, in Cincinnati (February 24, 1972); and a copy of A Jubilee of the Spirit, an address given by Gottschalk on the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Jewish Institute of Religion (May 31, 1972)
M. Greenberg's Sons anniversary program and photographs by Calif.) M. Greenberg's Sons (San Francisco( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains three photographs (circa 1890-1910) of or relating to M. Greenberg's Sons, Brass Foundry and Machine Works, including a line of workers and three cars in front of a building that was owned by the firm and which had the firm's logo on it; an unknown individual who might be Morris Greenberg; and eight of the company's workers. The collection also includes a program prepared for the company's 100th anniversary (1954)
Ernest Lilienthal photograph collection by Ernest R Lilienthal( Visual )

and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection consists of photographs taken of members of the Haas-Lilienthal family and other prominent San Francisco families. Includes photographs of Jesse Warren Lilienthal, Ernest Reuben Lilienthal, Louis Sloss, and Milton Esberg. Also contains a photograph of Gustave Niebaum, Lewis Gerstle, and Louis Sloss in the San Francisco office of the Alaska Commercial Company
George Simmons papers by George Simmons( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a booklet of admission passes for George Simmons to the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, which took place in St. Louis, Mo. (the booklet also has a photograph of George Simmons); a publication describing the exhibition of the District of Alaska at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition; and an official guide to the 1904 World's Fair, which also took place in St. Louis
Jewish Radical newspaper records by Berkeley) Radical Jewish Union (University of California( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jewish student papers from many cities throughout the U.S.; correspondence; programs; press releases; brochures and pamphlets; newsletters and fliers of East Bay Jewish countercultural organizations and of artistic, political, and educational events; film scripts and information on the film projects of Judith and Bernard Timberg and others; material on the influence of Judaism on Bob Dylan's music; and an exchange between Norman Podhoretz and Arthur Waskow concerning the "Freedom Seder," Waskow's radicalized version of the Haggadah
Samuel Hirsch family papers and photographs by Samuel Hirsch( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection consists of papers, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to the family of Samuel Hirsch of San Francisco. Among the papers are some of Samuel Hirsch's professional and organizational correspondence; papers, clippings and a memorial scrapbook relating to Rabbi Mayer Hirsch; some papers of Ida Hirsch Nasatir; a considerable number of photographs of the Hirsch family (including some portraits of Rabbi Hirsch and some photographs of him preparing sacramental wine during Prohibition); a few images of the Central Hebrew School; one photograph of an unidentified boxer (with the inscription, "To My Nephew Sam Hirsch"); and one oversize photograph of the first Lag B'Omer picnic of the San Francisco Hebrew Schools at Oak Cove in San Mateo (circa late 1920s). The collection also includes three scrapbooks of clippings and documents relating to the lives and accomplishments of Hirsch family members; graduation booklets of the Central Hebrew School (from 1935-1936 and 1938-1942); an 18th anniversary booklet from the Children's Synagogue in San Francisco; Congregation Chevra Thilim dedication and anniversary booklets (1946 and 1962); and a telegram from Rabbi Abraham Heschel in which he (i.e., Heschel) requested assistance for a Shanghai Jewish family arriving in San Francisco (1948)
The Jewish printed book in India : imprints of the Blumenthal Rare Book and Manuscript Library by Blumenthal Rare Book and Manuscript Library( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Livingston family papers and photographs by Livingston family( Visual )

and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection consists of photographs of members of the Livingston family, including David, Samuel, Edward, Fredericka Livingston Stiebel, and Hattie Livingston Levy. The collection also includes a copy of Edward Livingston, Sr.'s A Personal History of the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire in 1906 and clippings
Aaron Rogat family papers by Aaron Rogat( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection consists of some family documents, photographs, as well as some materials reflecting Aaron Rogat's interest in anarchism. Included is a a small amount of correspondence, including a letter Rogat wrote to members of the Furrier's Union in 1951; newspaper clippings; a transcript from the 1940 deportation proceedings of Marcus Graham, who was accused by immigration officials of being an anarchist; a summons for Aaron Rogat from the criminal court of Los Angeles concerning charges of battery; a booklet entitled "The Eichmann Trial and the Rule of Law," written by Yosal Rogat (Aaron's son); a booklet listing "Lady Prisoners" at the Akatooy Central Political Prison in Siberia (circa 1910); four postcards from a series of postcards depicting "Martyrs of Bolshevism" produced in the 1920s by the Joint Committee for the Defense of Revolutionists Imprisoned in Russia (including cards for David Kogan, Aron Baron, Alexandra Jzmailovitch, and Maris Spiridovova); four postcards with rich color illustrations of Spanish anarchists of the Spanish Civil War years (including cards for Francisco Ascaso, Buenaventura Durruti, Francisco Ferrer Y Guardia, Enrique Malatesta, and Anselmo Lorenzo)
Edward Roger Levy papers by Edward Roger Levy( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of material relating to E.R. Levy of Folsom, California and his family. Included are biographical materials, business correspondence, legal documents regarding Levy's business and real estate, legal documents pertaining to the settlement of Levy's estate in 1927-1928, a business ledger (1908-1915), a real estate ledger for the Klumpp Building (1878-1914), the diary of E. R. Levy's daughter Lotta Leona Levy, and photographs. The land deeds date from between the 1860s and 1914. The photographs include some of E. R. Levy and his store in Folsom, a photograph of Ike Fiel of Folsom, Calif., a faded photograph of Hobart Mills, California in 1906, a 1911 photograph of women in front of the Folsom branch of the Sacramento County Library
Moritz Winter papers by Moritz Winter( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection includes doctoral and rabbinical certificates from Germany; clippings (1941-1956); a musical program autographed by Yehudi Menuhin; a scrapbook; two letters from Rabbi William Stern; and a photograph of Rabbi Winter giving an Eternal Light Medal to the first Jewish Boy Scout in Oakland to have received the honor
David Robinson papers by David Robinson( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of Robinson's speeches, many of which reveal his interest in intergroup relations, anti-semitism, and war and peace; some files on the various organizations and individuals with which Robinson was associated, including Oregon's Americanism Coordinating Committee, the American Social Hygiene Association, the Salvation Army, Protestants and Others United for Separation of Church and State, B'nai B'rith (Seattle Lodge No. 503), Joseph Shemanski, Glen Archer, and John Metcalfe; and materials relating to Portland's Congregation Beth Israel in the 1950s. The Beth Israel materials include some committee files and files relating to Rabbi Julius Nodel (who became Beth Israel 's rabbi in 1950). Some of the Rabbi Nodel materials concern the controversy surrounding Nodel's sermons on Billy Graham and his article entitled "Did Christ Get a Fair Trial?"
Gertrude Block papers by Gertrude Block( )

in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters of recommendation from Germany and England testifying to Gertrude's Block's skills as a nurse and kindergarten matron, including a letter from the Head Nurse of the Society of Jewish Nurses in Frankfurt, Germany; a 1939 Nazi passport; Gertrude Block's last will and testament (written in 1956 in San Francisco by the Dinkelspiel and Dinkelspiel law firm); photographs; biographical and genealogical information, including a family tree; personal correspondence; and papers concerning the membership of Gertrude's father in an Odd Fellow's Lodge in Mannheim and the death of her parents
 
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German (1)