Ida Nasatir Papers
Scope and Contents
The Ida Nasatir Papers consist of her press clippings, book reviews, correspondence, speeches, and obituaries she wrote for Jewish community members. The collection also includes a yellow star that reads "Juif" that was worn by a French holocaust survivor and given to Nasatir during a visit to Paris.
- 1897 - 1995
- Majority of material found within 1940 - 1995
- Nasatir, Ida (Person)
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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.
Ida Nasatir was born in Denver, Colorado in 1910. She attended UC Berkeley, where she majored in English. She met her husband, Abraham Nasatir, while at Berkeley. They married in 1929, and came to San Diego when Abraham accepted a teaching position on the faculty at San Diego State College.
Ida Nasatir was an English teacher, specializing in working with emotionally handicapped children at San Diego High School. She also taught adult education programs. She was very active in the Jewish community, where she was well known as a teacher, book reviewer, and writer. She chronicled community members by writing their obituaries.
Nasatir traveled widely in Europe and South America with her husband throughout his career. She wrote about their travels in detailed correspondence and articles. She passed away in 2005.
1 Linear Feet (One records carton)
Language of Materials
The materials in this collection were donated to the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego in 2005 by the estate of Ida Nasatir (JHSSD #2005.03).
Source of Acquisition
The Jewish Historical Society of San Diego transferred this collection to Special Collections & University Archives on December 21, 2010.
- Ida Nasatir Papers
- Bonnie M. Harris, Fern Kohn, and Laurel Schwartz
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