Inventory of the Benjamin Michael Levaco papers

Finding aid prepared by Jill Golden
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Title: Benjamin Michael Levaco papers
Date (inclusive): 1892-1998
Collection Number: 93097
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize folder (0.9 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Autobiographical writings, letters, certificates, bulletins, and photographs relating to the Russian Jewish community in China from 1915 to 1950.
Creator: Levaco, Benjamin Michael, 1911-1998
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

Use

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1993.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Benjamin Michael Levaco papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Biographical Note

Russian businessman in China.

Scope and Content of Collection

Autobiographical writings, letters, certificates, bulletins, and photographs relating to the Russian Jewish community in China from 1915 to 1950.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Russians -- China
Jews -- China

box 1

Family file, 1892-1998

box 1, folder 4

School certificates, 1892, 1925-1926

box 1, folder 2

Identification documents, undated

box 1, folder 3

Levaco family correspondence 1950

box 1, folder 3

Mikhail Levaco poetry 1949

box 1, folder 5

Moshev Levaco file 1929

box 1, folder 6

Rakhil Levaco file 1935-1942

box 1, folder 7

Biographical essay, 1998

box 1, folder 8-10

Auto-biographical writings, 1992

box 1, folder 11

Clippings, 1923-1962

 

Writings 1979-1993

box 1, folder 12

Articles by Benjamin Levaco, 1982-1993

box 1, folder 13

"My 35 Years in the Far East," 1979

box 1, folder 14

"Far Eastern Adventure," 1979

box 1, folder 15

"Earthquake of 1923," 1991

box 1, folder 16

"My Maternal Legacy," 1991

box 1, folder 17

"Adventures on the Job," 1991

box 1, folder 18

"Adventures (Mostly Off The Job)" 1992

box 1, folder 19

"Choices," undated

 

Oppenheimer Casing Company file 1939-1946

box 1, folder 20

Correspondence 1939-1946

box 1, folder 21

Factory photograph album, before 1949

drawer J06

Panoramic photograph undated

box 2, folder 1

Photocopies of photographs 1901-1992

Scope and Contents

Labeled photographs of family scenes, other groups of people, and portraits.
box 2, folder 2

Photographs, 1912-1940

Scope and Contents

Photographs of family, community and landscapes of Tientsin, and other images.
box 2, folder 3-4

The Grammarian, Tientsin Grammar School 1929-1930

box 2, folder 5

Ye Olde Grammarian, Tientsin Grammar School 1935-1936