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Donald H. Harrison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0581
Scope and Contents

The Donald H. Harrison Collection includes photos, correspondence, audio tapes, typed and handwritten notes and copies of various documents collected by San Diego journalist and historian Donald H. Harrison. Notably, this collection includes Harrison's research files and manuscripts for his biography of San Diego Jewish pioneer Louis Rose. Additional files and photographs document San Diego's Jewish community.

Dates: 1990s - 2006

Audrey Karsh Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0578
Scope and Contents

The Audrey Karsh Collection includes Audrey Karsh's research notes, newspaper clippings and copies of original source material on San Diego’s Jewish pioneers and some notables of the 19th & 20th century. There are also personal photos and copies of Karsh's short stories, articles and plays.

Dates: 1869 - 2007

Lasker Lodge Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0426
Scope and Contents The Lasker Lodge Collection consists of a bound minute book, beginning with the first meeting on June 26, 1887 and ending with a meeting on January 23, 1922. In the minute book, besides the meeting minutes, there are lists of members, dues accounting, and tributes to deceased members. Also included is The Yoval (Jubilee) Book commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the lodge, containing history, photos, tributes, advertisements and pages about...
Dates: 1887 - 1937; Majority of material found within 1887 - 1922

Robert Levi Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0580
Scope and Contents

The Robert Levi Collection consists of Robert Norman Levi's research files about the Levi family of San Diego dating from 1850 to 2020. Materials include copies of primary and secondary source documents with indexed timelines created by Robert Levi, as well as some materials about later generations of the family. There are also digital and hardcopy family photos and a copy of Robert Levi's grandfather Edgar Levi’s 1908 travel diary.

Dates: 1850 - 2020

Pioneer Jewish Families Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0583
Scope and Contents

The Jewish Pioneer Families Collection contains county records, articles, correspondence, maps, and newspaper clippings regarding prominent Jewish families in San Diego in the 19th and early-20th centuries.

Dates: 1870 - 2018

Henry Schwartz Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0588
Scope and Contents

The Henry Schwartz Collection comprises Schwartz's research material about the history of Jews and the Jewish community in San Diego and California and consists of alphabetical research files including notes, interviews, bibliographies, and photographs. Topics include persons, synagogues, antisemitism, the Holocaust, and Jewish organizations.

Dates: 1960s - 1980s