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Elena Saad Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0528

Scope and Contents

The collection mainly consists of 37 Audio tapes of interviews of Mexican Jews in Tijuana and San Diego from the mid 1990's in Spanish, conducted by Elena Saad for a Master’s Thesis entitled, "La Comunidad Israelita de Tijuana" (The Jewish community of Tijuana). The collection includes newspaper clippings, correspondence, handwritten and printed materials regarding her research on the Jews of Tijuana. Most of the materials are in Spanish. General descriptions of the material in English were completed by Marilyn Tom.

Dates

  • 1997-2001

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in some or all of these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creator(s) of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of archival collections is such that multiple creators are often applicable and copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine. In any case, the user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, obtaining publication rights and copyright infringement. When requesting images from Special Collections & University Archives for publication, we require a signed agreement waiving San Diego State University of any liability in the event of a copyright violation.

Biographical Note

Elena Fishman de Saad was born in Mexico City. In Mexico she raised four children and then began her studies, receiving a graduate degree in history from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in 1977. The family came to San Diego in 1982 and Saad began studies for a Master's Degree at UCSD. She presented papers at various academic conferences in Latin America and the United States.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

This collection was donated to the Jewish Historical Society by Elena  Fishman de Saad in September, 2014 (#2014.01). It was transferred to the San Diego State University Library and Information Access on July 21, 2015.

Source of Acquisition

Jewish Historical Society of San Diego (JHSSD)

Related Materials

Mexican Jewry Collection

Title
Elena Saad Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Marilyn Tom and Laurel Schwartz
Date
07/22/2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections & University Archives Repository

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