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Marshall Kuhn papers, 1922-1978.
BANC MSS 2010/467 box 1; BANC MSS 2010/467 carton 1; BANC MSS 2010/467
Collection Overview

Title:

Marshall Kuhn papers, 1922-1978

Creator/Contributor:

Kuhn, Marshall., creator

Creator/Contributor:

Jewish Community Relations Council (San Francisco, Calif.)

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, 1979.003.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Abstract:

Carton 1 contains biographical, genealogical, and family information; school papers; business and personal correspondence; newspaper clippings and articles; creative writing; organizational catalogues; brochures; skits; testimonials and awards; photographs; letters from Charles Angoff and Ogden Nash; information about Hermann (Fritz) Graebe, a "Righteous Gentile," who rescued Jews during World War II; and a recording of a San Francisco Jewish Community Relations Council observance of a Holocaust commemoration. Box 1 contains paperwork for various committees.

Date:

1922 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca -- e-gx---
Kuhn, Marshall -- Archives
Angoff, Charles -- 1902-1979 -- Correspondence
Nash, Ogden -- 1902-1971 -- Correspondence
Graebe, Fritz
Kuhn family
Angoff, Charles -- 1902-1979
Graebe, Fritz
Kuhn family
Nash, Ogden -- 1902-1971
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Jews rescue (1939-1945 : World War)
World War (1939-1945)
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Anniversaries, etc
Jews -- California
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust -- Germany
Anniversaries
Jews
Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue
California
Germany
Conservationists
Jewish educators
Jewish historians

Note:

Formerly: Western Jewish History Center Collection Number 172
Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number 1979.003
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Marshall Kuhn papers, BANC MSS 2010/467, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Educator, health worker, historian, and conservationist. He was also known for his leadership and service in and for the Jewish community. Committed to safeguarding the environment, he helped ensure the preservation of Sierra Club documents housed in the Bancroft Library of the University of California at Berkeley; won the John Muir Memorial Association conservation award; and served as the treasurer of the Strybing Arboretum Society in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. In addition, he was also a board member of the Campfire Girls, the Judah L. Magnes Museum, the American Cancer Society, and many other charities and social services; he was also the principal of the religious schools at San Mateo's Temple Beth El and at San Francisco's Congregation Emanu-El.
Materials in English.

Type:

Correspondence-California.
Photographs-California.
Literature.
Records and correspondence.
Sound recordings.
Literature.
Sound recordings.

Physical Description:

1.5 (1 1

Language:

English

Identifier:

2006585521
BANC MSS 2010/467 box 1
BANC MSS 2010/467 carton 1
BANC MSS 2010/467

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

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