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's Archive for June, 2011

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-26

New blog post. http://fb.me/TITyVq9t # You can see the new facade, entrance, lobby, and collection study! You also get to peek into the program space,… http://fb.me/14uTv0Dic # Beautiful installation images by Eva Gurevich http://fb.me/I2xhKS2W # New blog post. http://fb.me/SnW2kdHu # New blog post by @Lara Michels http://fb.me/Ka19HPZU # Who is afraid of Richard Wagner? UC [...]

Summer Fun with the Congregation Sherith Israel Records

I am spending the summer processing Congregation Sherith Israel’s records for access at the Bancroft Library. It is a truly spectacular collection that documents, in fantastic detail, the history of one of the West Coast’s most important congregations. Its significance is amplified, however, by the fact that Sherith Israel’s 19th-century records survived the 1906 earthquake [...]

Levinson, Stern, Cemeteries Commission open to researchers

The following Western Americana archival collections are now open to researchers in the reading room of the Bancroft Library: Robert Levinson papers (OAC finding aid) William Stern papers (OAC finding aid) Commission for the Preservation of Pioneer Jewish Cemeteries and Landmarks records (OAC finding aid)

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-06-19

New blog post by Lara Michels on newly available Western Americana archival collections. http://fb.me/MTipnJbm #

Newly Available Western Americana Collections @ Bancroft

The Magnes’ Western Americana archival collections continue to become available to researchers in the reading room of the Bancroft Library. For a complete list of collections that are now open to researchers please visit our website. Just today the following important collections were added to the list: San Francisco Jewish Community Center records, 1877-1979. (Link [...]