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Louis Lurie papers, 1913-1979.
BANC MSS 2011/162 box 1; BANC MSS 2011/162 oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 2011/162 carton 1; BANC MSS 2011/162 carton 2; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Louis Lurie papers, 1913-1979

Creator/Contributor:

Lurie, Louis, 1888-1972, creator

Abstract:

The collection documents Louis Lurie's career as a real estate developer and theatrical producer. Included are contracts, correspondence, and financial statements for the various productions Lurie was involved in, as well as files on various real estate prospects in San Francisco. Also included is personal correspondence and ephemera, such as invitations, insurance documents, and awards.

Date:

1913 (issued)

Subject:

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Lurie, Louis -- 1888-1972 -- Archives
Real estate developers -- California -- San Francisco
Theatrical producers and directors -- United States
Real property -- California -- San Francisco
Theater -- United States
Theater -- California -- San Francisco

Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Collection processed at the folder level in 2013.
Louis Lurie papers, BANC MSS 2011/162, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Robert A. Lurie; 2011.
In English.
Louis Robert Lurie was born in Chicago on September 6, 1888. He worked as a newsboy and then went into the printing business. After spending time as a printer in Seattle he arrived in San Francisco in 1914. He married Babette Greenbaum and they had one son, Robert Alfred Lurie. Lurie became a successful real estate developer and theatrical producer in San Francisco and New York and a noted philanthropist. Lurie died on September 6, 1972.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2011.056).

Physical Description:

print
2 cartons, 1 box, 1 oversize folder (3 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2011/162 box 1
BANC MSS 2011/162 oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2011/162 carton 1
BANC MSS 2011/162 carton 2
BANC MSS 2011/162
BANC MSS 2011/162
BANC MSS 2011/162

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.