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Louis Lurie papers, 1913-1979.
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Louis Lurie papers, 1913-1979


Lurie, Louis, 1888-1972, creator


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.


1913 (issued)


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Real estate developers -- California -- San Francisco
Theatrical producers and directors -- United States
Real property -- California -- San Francisco
Theater -- United States
Theater -- California -- San Francisco
Promoteurs immobiliers -- Californie -- San Francisco
Producteurs et metteurs en scène de théâtre -- États-Unis
Biens réels -- Californie -- San Francisco
Théâtre -- États-Unis
Théâtre -- Californie -- San Francisco
Real estate developers
Real property
Theatrical producers and directors
California -- San Francisco
United States
Lurie, Louis -- 1888-1972 -- Archives
Lurie, Louis -- 1888-1972


COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Collection processed at the folder level in 2013.
Gift; Of Robert A. Lurie; 2011.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2011.056).
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.
Preferred citation: Louis Lurie papers, BANC MSS 2011/162, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.



Physical Description:

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




No place, unknown, or undetermined

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