The Abraham Nasatir Papers consist of correspondence, articles, written by or about Nasatir and his wife; photographs, newspaper clippings, materials
from various Jewish institutions in San Diego, items about Nasatir Hall at SDSU, and materials on the destruction of their
home and rescue of their papers.
Abraham Nasatir was born in 1906 in Santa Ana, California. He entered UC Berkeley at the age of 14, and received his PhD
in history at age 21. While studying at Berkeley he met his future wife, Ida Hirsch, an English student also attending the
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