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Julius Eckman letter, 1855.
BANC MSS 2010/513
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Title:

Julius Eckman letter, 1855

Creator/Contributor:

Eckman, Julius, 1805-1874, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1991.006.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Abstract:

Letter from Julius Eckman, Rabbi of San Francisco's Congregation Emanu-El, to Solomon Nunes Carvalho, who served as the official photographer of John C. Fremont's expedition (1853-1854). In the letter, Eckman discusses the situation and level of observance of Jews in 1850s San Francisco, even mentioning the celebration of a Jewish wedding feast in a beer house. Folder includes type-written transcription of the letter.

Date:

1855 (issued)

Subject:

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Eckman, Julius -- 1805-1874 -- Correspondence
Carvalho, Solomon Nunes -- 1815-1897 -- Correspondence
Photographers -- United States -- Correspondence
Rabbis

Note:

Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1991.006.
Julius Eckman letter, BANC MSS 2010/513, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Rabbi of San Francisco's Congregation Emanu-El in 1854 and 1855. Publisher of The Weekly Gleaner, a San Francisco Jewish newspaper, starting in 1857.
Materials in English.

Physical Description:

print
1 folder.

Language:

English

Identifier:

2008574569
BANC MSS 2010/513

Origin:

California