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Finding Aid to the Richard N. and Rhoda H. Goldman Papers, 1863-2003 (bulk 1939-1995)
BANC MSS 2010/687  
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Description
The Richard and Rhoda Goldman papers document the lives and contributions of two of the most important figures in twentieth-century philanthropy. The papers are divided into 7 series: Personal and Family Papers; Richard Goldman's Chronological File, Richard Goldman's Travel Files; Rhoda Goldman's Subject Files; Rhoda Goldman's Mount Zion Hospital Board of Director Files; Memorabilia and Clippings; and Photographs.
Background
Richard Goldman (1920-2010) was born to Richard Samuel Goldman (from San Francisco) and Alice Wertheim (from Great Falls, Montana). Richard attended the University of California, Berkeley and served in the United States Army between 1942 and 1946. Richard Goldman married Rhoda Haas (1924-1996), daughter of Walter A. Haas, Sr. and Elise Stern, in 1946. Rhoda also attended UC Berkeley as an undergraduate. In 1949, Richard Goldman founded Goldman Insurance Services. The Goldmans had three children: John, Doug, and Susan.
Extent
48 cartons, 3 boxes, 1 oversize box, and 1 oversize folder 61.2 linear feet 9 digital objects (9 images)
Availability
Collection is open for research, with the following exceptions: Cartons 5-25 (Richard Goldman's Chronological File) and Box 3 are sealed until 2029.