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Register of the Altman (Harold N.) Sacramento History Papers, 1956-1961
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Altman (Harold N.) Sacramento History Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1956-1961
    Collection number: Mss120
    Creator: Harold N. Altman
    Extent: 0.5 linear ft.
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections
    Stockton, CA 95211
    Shelf location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Altman (Harold N.) Sacramento History Papers, Mss120, Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library


    Harold N. ("Hal") Altman (1909-) was born in New York City and lived in Sacramento, Calif. from 1950. A public relations consultant, he served on the City of Sacramento's Historic Landmarks Comission (1956-1961) during the time when that city's "Old Town" historic district development was planned. Altman was an active member and historian of the Congregation B'nai Israel of Sacramento. In 1960 he ran unsuccessfully for the Sacramento City Council.

    Scope and Content

    Altman's papers include reports, corrrespondence, and miscellaneous printed material pertaining to his activities as a local historian and politician of Sacramento, with particular emphasis upon his tenure on the Historic Landmarks Commission (1956-1961).