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Personal Papers

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 34 Collections and/or Records:

Joyce Axelrod Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0577
Scope and Contents The Joyce Axelrod Collection documents the San Diego Jewish Film Festival and the work of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center Cultural Arts Committee. Materials include film festival brochures, newspaper clippings, and photographs of committee members, as well as brochures and pamphlets from the San Diego Center for Jewish Culture and the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center. A DVD and brochure from the "First Fifty Years" celebration of...
Dates: 1986 - 2021

Ralph Berman and Roberta Wagner Berman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0427
Scope and Contents

The Ralph Berman and Roberta Wagner Berman Collection consists of newsletters, photographs, scrapbooks, and membership rosters related to the B'nai B'rith Lasker-Breitbard Lodge. Photographs of various medals, pins, a gavel, and a presentation Bible given by Solomon Rosenberg are present and are also available in digital format. The collection also includes a copy of the book 90 Weinberger Years.

Dates: 1958 - 1987

Dorothy Bernard B'nai B'rith Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0448
Scope and Contents

The Dorothy Bernard B'nai B'rith Scrapbook contains photographs, newspaper clippings, newsletters, invitations and other ephemera documenting the Bay City chapter of B'nai B'rith Women.

Dates: 1993 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1993 - 1995

Rabbi Morton J. Cohn Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0561
Scope and Contents

The Rabbi Morton J. Cohn Collection consists of materials collected since Cohn's school days until his death, including correspondence, more than 2000 sermons, plays, personal documents, photographs and materials regarding the various congregations he served.  There are scrapbooks and newspaper clippings regarding both Cohn and his wife Sally and current events, in addition to index cards, pamphlets, research notes and plaques.

Dates: 1925 - 1990

Cantor Joseph Cysner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0589
Scope and Contents The Cantor Joseph Cysner Collection comprises Cysner's personal papers before, during and after World War II. It includes a handwritten and translated diary from his detention at Zbaszyn, plus a signed and decorated farewell document handmade by other detainees for Cysner. There are programs, books, writings and music from his time as a cantor and teacher in Manila and his internment at Santo Tomas. It includes Holocaust artifacts, newspaper clippings,...
Dates: 1930s - 1960s

Laverne Fefferman B'nai B'rith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0445
Scope and Contents

The Laverne Fefferman B'nai B'rith Collection consists of scrapbook contents including photographs, newspaper clippings, newsletters, invitations, community programs, etc. Materials are from the Birdie Stodel and Bay City Chapters along with some miscellaneous items regarding the donor.

Dates: 1929 - 2000; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1979

Rabbi Aaron Gold Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0579
Scope and Contents

The Rabbi Aaron Gold Collection mainly documents congregations Gold served in San Diego county and includes biographical information, photographs, newspaper clippings, religious services, sermons & addresses, articles, eulogies, and dedication and event booklets. Additional material documents the various congregations Gold served in Wisconsin, New York, Pennsylvania, Nevada and California.

Dates: 1964 - 2001

Cantor Henri Goldberg Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0508
Scope and Contents The Cantor Henri Goldberg Collection consists of the cantor's correspondence, writings, poems, and sermons, as well as autobiographical information regarding Cantor Goldberg's career and materials, The collection includes significant documentation regarding the Jewish Community Center choir such as scrapbook contents, copies of newspaper clippings, programs and photographs, copies of lectures and services, songbooks and musical plays. The collection also...
Dates: 1969 - 1970

Ralph and Goldie Goldstein Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0582
Scope and Contents

The Ralph and Goldie Goldstein Collection consists of the Goldstein family papers, including life cycle documents, memorial books, wills and trusts, property records and deeds, correspondence, oversized property maps, documents pertaining to the Goldsteins' son Gilbert Gaines, and Gaines' geological photographs. There is also a scrapbook from Goldie Goldstein and Gilbert Gaines.

Dates: 1923 - 2011

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