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Silberberg (Mendel B.) papers
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Description
Mendel B. Silberberg was a Jewish communal leader and a prominent attorney in the motion picture industry. As a former president of the Los Angeles Jewish Community Council, Silberberg was active in the work of the United Jewish Appeal, the Joint Distribution Committee and the National Conference of Christians and Jews. His career also led to a term as Beverly Hills councilman and a position as Director Emeritus of Columbia Pictures. This small group of papers consists chiefly of letters of condolence to his wife upon his death in June 1965, and some personal ephemera from his school days and military service.
Background
Mendel B. Silberberg was a Jewish community leader and a prominent attorney in the motion picture industry. As a former president of the Los Angeles Jewish Community Council, Silberberg was active in the work of the United Jewish Appeal, the Joint Distribution Committee and the National Conference of Christians and Jews. He visited Israel with a UJA study mission group. His career also led to a term as Beverly Hills councilman and a position as Director Emeritus of Columbia Pictures.
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0.42 Linear Feet 1 box
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Manuscripts Librarian. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for access.