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Myer S. Levy appreciation book, 1891.
BANC MSS 2010/733 oversize box 1; BANC MSS 2010/733
Collection Overview

Title:

Myer S. Levy appreciation book, 1891

Creator/Contributor:

Levy, Myer S., 1852-, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1987.002.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Abstract:

The collection consists of an illuminated book presented to Rabbi Levy when he left the First Hebrew Congregation (Temple Sinai) of Oakland; the book was signed by D. Magnes.

Date:

1891 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Levy, Myer S -- 1852- -- Archives
Temple Sinai (Oakland, Calif.)
Illustration of books -- California
Jews, British -- California -- Oakland
Rabbis -- California -- Oakland

Note:

Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1987.002.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
title, BANC MSS 2010/733, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Myer Solomon Levy was born in London on 16 January 1852. Before immigrating to the United States, he served as the rabbi of a congregation in Australia. He served as the rabbi of the community in San Jose, Calif., for eight years, as the rabbi of the First Hebrew Congregation (a.k.a. Temple Sinai), in Oakland, for ten years (1881-1891), and as the rabbi of San Francisco's Congregation Beth Israel (a.k.a. Geary Street Temple) for more than twenty-five years.
Materials in English.

Type:

Gift books-California-Oakland.

Physical Description:

print
1 oversize box (.4 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

2006585584
BANC MSS 2010/733 oversize box 1
BANC MSS 2010/733

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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