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Michael M. Zarchin papers, 1917-1966.
BANC MSS 2010/779 carton 1; BANC MSS 2010/779 oversize box 1; BANC MSS 2010/779 oversize box 2; BANC MSS 2010/779 oversize box 3; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Michael M. Zarchin papers, 1917-1966

Creator/Contributor:

Zarchin, Michael M. (Michael Moses), 1893-, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Western Jewish History Center, 298.

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, WJHC 1967.025.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Abstract:

The collection contains correspondence, newspaper columns, and other manuscripts, artifacts, educational materials, and Zarchin's master's thesis: "Railroad Wage Awards in the United States since 1915."

Date:

1917 (issued)

Subject:

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Zarchin, Michael M. (Michael Moses) -- 1893- -- Archives
Jews, Ukrainian -- California -- San Francisco
Wages -- Railroads -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Note:

Formerly: Western Jewish History Center Collection Number 298.
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number WJHC 1967.025.
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Michael M. Zarchin papers, BANC MSS 2010/779, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Michael Zarchin was born in the Ukraine, in 1893, and emigrated to the U.S. in 1915. In 1917, he graduated from high school in San Francisco. In 1922, he received an M.S. from the University of California at Berkeley and a Ph. D. from Dropsie College, in 1931. Zarchin served as the Executive Director of San Francisco's Jewish Education Society (1927-1928) and of Oakland's Jewish Educational Institute (1933-1935). He was also a professor of economics at San Francisco's City College (1935-1958). In the 1960s, Zarchin served as the chair at the American Academy of Asian Studies in its Middle Eastern Division. He also held the position of Associate Editor of the California Jewish Record in San Francisco, and he contributed to many other periodicals. In addition, he was the author of "From Constantine to Hitler;" "The Social and Economic Development of the Near East;" and "Glimpses of Jewish Life in San Francisco."
Materials in English.

Physical Description:

1 carton, 4 oversize boxes (2.85 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

2006585203
BANC MSS 2010/779 carton 1
BANC MSS 2010/779 oversize box 1
BANC MSS 2010/779 oversize box 2
BANC MSS 2010/779 oversize box 3
BANC MSS 2010/779 oversize box 4
BANC MSS 2010/779

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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