Magnes collection on Judah L. Magnes, 1870-2004

Judah L. Magnes occupied himself with many endeavors. He was a rabbi; an educator; an organizational leader; an independent-minded social activist and humanist.

Collection Information
Size: 
3 cartons, 1 box, and 2 oversize folders (3.4 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/709

Lilienthal (Samuel) memorial book, 1891

Samuel Lilienthal was born in Munich, Germany, and became a pioneer American homeopathic physician.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Lilienthal, Samuel, 1815-1891
Size: 
1 oversize box (.4 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/605

Jewish Federation of the Greater East Bay records, 1881-1999

The Oakland Jewish Relief Federation was founded in 1918 in an attempt to centralize Jewish relief work in the East Bay.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Jewish Federation of the East Bay (Oakland, Calif.)
Size: 
19 cartons, 3 boxes, 7 oversize boxes, and 1 oversize folder (28.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/739

Bransten (Edward and Cathryn) family papers and photographs, 1880-1980

Edward Bransten was born in 1906 to Edward Brandenstein (b. 1870-d. 1948) and Florine (Haas) Brandenstein (b. 1881-d. 1973).

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Bransten, Edward, 1906-2001
Author / Creator: 
Bransten, Cathryn, 1917-2001
Size: 
1 box and 2 oversize boxes (1.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/615

Magnes collection on Levi Strauss and Company, 1950-1974

Levi Strauss, known as the world's largest clothing manufacturer, was founded by Levi Strauss, who arrived in San Francisco in 1850.

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Size: 
1 box (.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/704

Magnes collection on Adolph Sutro, 1858-1993

Adolph Heinrich Joseph Sutro was born in 1830, in Aachen, Prussia. After immigrating to the United States, he moved to San Francisco in 1850.

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Size: 
1 box, 1 oversize box, and 1 oversize folder (.8 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/613

Winter (Moritz) papers, 1910-1956

Motitz Winter was a rabbi in Germany for twenty-eight years. After the Nazis burned down his synagogue, he went to Shanghai, China and served the refugee Jewish community there for two years.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Winter, Moritz, b. 1886
Size: 
1 folder and 1 oversize folder
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/557

Lilienthal (Sophie and Theodore) letters and photographs, 1870-1910

Sophie Gerstle Lilienthal was the daughter of Lewis (Lob) Gerstle and Hannah (Johannah) Greenebaum of San Francisco. On 27 Aug. 1879, she married Theodore Max Lilienthal.

Collection Information
Size: 
1 box and 2 oversize boxes (1.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/732

Magnes collection on Congregation Emanu-El, 1850-2002

When a group of San Francisco's Jews met in 1849 to participate in Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services, the end result was the formation of San Francisco's congregations, Emanu-El and Sherith I

Collection Information
Size: 
2 cartons, 4 boxes, and 1 oversize folder (3.6 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/612

Pinto-Levy family papers, 1856-1878

Adolph Pinto was born in Prussia in 1817 and immigrated to California in 1852, during the Gold Rush.

Collection Information
Size: 
1 folder and 1 oversize folder
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/569