Behrendt Christmas Card Collection

1926-1928


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

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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.