Guide to the Dr. Seymour Okmin Collection

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2009-11-05
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San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
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Guide to the Dr. Seymour Okmin Collection 1965/1985

Special Collections & University Archives

Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Dr. Seymour Okmin Collection
Dates: 1965-1985
Identification: MS-0422
Creator: Okmin, Seymour
Physical Description: 1.50 linear ft
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives
5500 Campanile Dr. MC 8050
San Diego, CA, 92182-8050
URL: http://library.sdsu.edu/scua
Email: scref@rohan.sdsu.edu
Phone: 619-594-6791
Note:
Other Information:
Since 2007, the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego has transferred numerous collections to Special Collections and University Archives. Additional Jewish Historical Society tranfers may be found at http://scua2.sdsu.edu/archon/index.php?p=core/search&q=%22jewish+historical+society+of+san+diego%22&content=1

Biographical Information:

Dr. Seymour Okmin was a dentist and an avid photographer. He was an active member of the B'nai B'rith Henry Weinberger Lodge, which merged with the Edward Breitbard Lodge to become the B'nai B'rith Weinberger Breitbard Lodge.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Corporate Name:

Independent Order of B’nai B’rith

Genre/Form of Material:

Personal Papers
Photographs

Administrative Information

Custodial History:

The materials in this collection were donated to the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego in 2000 by Dr. Seymour Okmin (JHSSD #2000.02.) It was transferred to the Library and Information Access November 5, 2009.

Accruals:

2000

Conditions Governing Use:

The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

Identification of item, folder title, box number, Dr. Seymour Okmin Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Library and Information Access, San Diego State University.

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Paul Schraer Collection
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Henry and Idelle Weissenberg Collection
Information about related materials is available at http://scua2.sdsu.edu/archon/index.php?p=core/search&subjectid=1127

Scope and Contents

The collection consists primarily of photographs and negatives, most of which were taken by Dr. Okmin.  A large photographic scrapbook and album are also included, in addition to newspaper articles, correspondence, newsletters, and materials pertaining to lodge business.
The materials in this collection were donated to the Jewish Historical Society of San Diego in 2000 by Dr. Seymour Okmin (JHSSD #2000.02.) It was transferred to the Library and Information Access November 5, 2009.

Detailed List of Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence

Box 1, Folder 2

Lodge Business

Box 1, Folder 3

Council

Box 1, Folder 4

Membership Kit

Box 1, Folder 5

Centennial Celebration

Box 1, Folder 6

Receipts

Box 1, Folder 7

"Hi Lites" Bulletins

Box 1, Folder 8

Magazines and Brochures

Box 1, Folder 9

Newspaper Articles

Box 1, Folder 10

Oversize

Box 1

Photos 1965-1985

Box 1

Miscellaneous Photos

Box 2

B'nai B'rith Photographic Scrapbook