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Dr. Seymour Okmin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0422

Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of photographs and negatives, most of which were taken by Dr. Okmin.  A large photographic scrapbook and album are also included, in addition to newspaper articles, correspondence, newsletters, and materials pertaining to lodge business.

The materials in this collection were donated to the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego in 2000 by Dr. Seymour Okmin (JHSSD #2000.02.) It was transferred to the Library and Information Access November 5, 2009.

Dates

  • 1965-1985

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

Dr. Seymour Okmin was a dentist and an avid photographer. He was an active member of the B'nai B'rith Henry Weinberger Lodge, which merged with the Edward Breitbard Lodge to become the B'nai B'rith Weinberger Breitbard Lodge.

Extent

1.50 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

The materials in this collection were donated to the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego in 2000 by Dr. Seymour Okmin (JHSSD #2000.02.) It was transferred to the Library and Information Access November 5, 2009.

Source of Acquisition

Dr. Seymour Okmin

Accruals and Additions

2000

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Other Descriptive Information

Since 2007, the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego has transferred numerous collections to Special Collections and University Archives. 

Title
Dr. Seymour Okmin Collection
Status
Completed
Date
11/05/2009
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

Contact:
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