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Englander (Wilhelmina Hihn) Collection
MS.217  
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Description
This collection contains materials on the Hihn family, as collected and donated by Wilhelmina Hihn Englander (1909-2002). It includes correspondence, photographs, and legal and personal documents of the Hihn family. Also included are some genealogical research files, newspaper clippings documenting the Hihn family in Santa Cruz county, postcards showing Santa Cruz locales, and collected ephemera and artifacts.
Background
Wilhelmina "Billie" Marjorie Teresa Hihn Englander was born on November 10, 1909, in Santa Cruz, California, the daughter of Eulice William Hihn and Kathryn "Kit" Carrie Mae Bothwell Hihn. Hihn Englander was also the great-granddaughter of Frederick A. Hihn (1829-1913), a prominent businessman and early settler of Santa Cruz. Hihn Englander attended Santa Cruz High school, graduating in 1927. Her father Eulice was a member of the Santa Cruz Lodge No. 38 of the Free and Accepted Masons. Eulice died in 1915, and Hihn Englander's mother Kathryn re-married John Thomas McGeoghegan in 1918. Hihn Englander married Jack L. Burns in 1931 in Palo Alto, California, and was also later married to John Salazar, Mr. Morrison, and Mr. Vidak (first names unknown), respectively. Hihn Englander married Herman "Seig" Sigmund Englander in 1988. Wilhelmina Hihn Englander died on May 21, 2002 in Hemet, California.
Extent
6.82 Linear Feet 5 boxes
Restrictions
Property rights for this collection reside with the University of California. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. The publication or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for research or educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Availability
Collection is open for research.