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Behrendt Christmas Card Collection
GC 1100  
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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: Behrendt Christmas Card Collection
    Dates: 1926-1928
    Collection Number: GC 1100
    Creator/Collector: Behrendt, Sam
    Extent: (Boxes: 2 legal)
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Primarily Christmas cards and holiday cards received by Behrendt; some senders were well-known names in the movie industry.
    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

    Behrendt Christmas Card Collection. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Sam Behrendt was a successful insurance salesman in Los Angeles in the teens and twenties. As early as 1924 he operated the Behrendt-Levy Company, which underwrote about 75% of the movie industry's insurance.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Primarily Christmas cards and holiday cards received by Behrendt; some senders were well-known names in the movie industry.