Eckman (Julius) letter, 1855

The collection consists of a letter written, in 1855, by Julius Eckman, the rabbi of San Francisco’s Congregation Emanu-El, to Solomon Nunes Carvalho, who served as the official photographer of Joh

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Author / Creator: 
Eckman, Julius, 1805-1874
Size: 
1 folder
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/513 (formerly WJHC 1991.006 AR1)

Edelstein (Harold) papers, 1941-1983

Harold Edelstein was president of the Manasse-Block Tanning Company in Berkeley, Calif.; member of the Advisory Committee of

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Author / Creator: 
Edelstein, Harold, b. 1904
Size: 
1 box (.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/644

Lily and Nathan Edelman correspondence, 1927-1944

Lily Podvidz (1915-1981) was born in San Francisco and lived in Petaluma, California during the 1920s. She later worked in Washington, D.C.

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Author / Creator: 
Eldelman, Lily, 1915-1981
Author / Creator: 
Edelman, Nathan, b. 1911
Size: 
1 carton and 1 box (1.2 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/683

Elkus family papers, 1890-1975

Louis Elkus (1826-1904) was an early pioneer and merchant in the Sacramento area, as well as a president of Sacramento's Congregation B'nai Israel (1861-1890).

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Author / Creator: 
Elkus family
Size: 
1 box and 1 oversize folder (.4 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/601

Emanu-El Residence Club of San Francisco records, 1894-1969

The Emanu-El Sisterhood for Personal Service was founded in 1894 as a neighborhood center and settlement house.

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Author / Creator: 
Emanu-El Residence Club of San Francisco
Size: 
10 cartons, 5 boxes, 2 oversize boxes (12.4 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/717

Epstein (George Ballin) papers, 1899-1910.

Probable survivor of the San Francisco earthquake and fire, 1906.

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Author / Creator: 
Epstein, George Ballin
Size: 
1 folder.
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/532

Epstein (Morris) letter, 1854 Mar. 15.

Letter that Epstein wrote to Rabbi Isaac Leeser, announcing the establishment of B'nai Hashalom, a new Hebrew congregation i

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Author / Creator: 
Epstein, Morris
Size: 
1 folder.
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/534

Eureka Benevolent Society (San Francisco, Calif.) records, 1850-1977

The Eureka Benevolent Association, one of San Francisco's earliest philanthropic organizations, was formed in 1850 "[to] afford aid and relief to indigent, sick, and infirm Jews; to bury the dea

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Author / Creator: 
Eureka Benevolent Society (San Francisco, Calif.)
Size: 
1 carton, 2 boxes, and 4 oversize boxes (2.6 linear feet)
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/606

First Hebrew Benevolent Society by-laws and constitution, 1900.

Philanthropic organization founded in San Francisco most likely in 1849.

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Author / Creator: 
First Hebrew Benevolent Society (San Francisco, Calif.)
Size: 
1 folder.
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/518

Fishman (Norman) papers, 1946-1975.

Fishman was born in 1924, in Petaluma, Calif., to Russia immigrants.

Collection Information
Author / Creator: 
Fishman, Norman, 1924-1996
Size: 
1 folder.
Collection #: 
BANC MSS 2010/539