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Leah Hellman Meyberg Scrapbook, ca. 1885-1901
GC 1132  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Leah Hellman Meyberg Scrapbook, ca. 1885-1901
    Dates: 1885-1901
    Collection Number: GC 1132
    Creator/Collector: Meyberg, Leah Hellman
    Extent: (Boxes: 1 volume in letter)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Letters, notes, photographs, dance cards, and other memorabilia pertaining to Leah Hellman, including her marriage to Eugene V. Meyberg. Several items tell of events sponsored by the Concordia Club.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Leah Hellman Meyberg Scrapbook, ca. 1885-1901. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Leah Hellman Meyberg was the daughter of Isaiah M. Hellman (d.1890). Her older siblings, were in the following order, Emma, Bertha, Camilla, and Marco. Their father came to Los Angeles from Bavaria, Germany about 1854; all his children were born in California. He was a merchant and also appointed to City Treasurer. His younger cousin was Isaias W. Hellman. The Hellmans are considered Jewish pioneers of the city. Leah Hellman died while giving birth to a daughter. The Concordia Club formed in May, 1891 and maintained a membership limited to100 persons from prominent Los Angeles Jewish families. The club dissolved about 1916.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Letters, notes, photographs, dance cards, and other memorabilia pertaining to Leah Hellman, including her marriage to Eugene V. Meyberg. Several items tell of events sponsored by the Concordia Club. See also P-216 - Leah Hellman Photograph Album, 1898. See also GC-1172 Concordia Club Minutes of Meetings

    Indexing Terms

    Jews--California--Los Angeles--Social life and customs
    Concordia Club (Los Angeles, Calif.)