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Hyman, David M.


Hyman Avenue in Aspen is named after him.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Aspen, Colorado, between 1940-1995

Identifier: B114.03.0001.0003
Overview A Jewish resident of Aspen offers her reflections on Jewish life in Aspen in 1994 and surveys Jewish contributions to Aspen's culture and economy. David Hyman was an early investor in Aspen in 1880 and, along with Elias Cohn, was a major figure in the town's mining industry. Yom Kippur services were held in the Wheeler Opera House in 1889.
Dates: between 1940-1995

Beck Archives Communities Collection

Identifier: B114
Overview The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by Beck Archives that are associated with Jewish communities in the western United States and Mexico. The material is related to various towns in Colorado, Arizona, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wyoming.
Dates: 1882-2019

Portrait of David M. Hyman, between 1900-1910

Identifier: B063.08.0016.00010
Overview David M. Hyman wearing a suit and shirt collar, and pince-nez glasses. The Bavarian-born lawyer David Hyman became a major investor in mining properties there and helped establish the town in 1880. One of Aspen's main streets was named Hyman Avenue in his honor.
Dates: between 1900-1910

Small Town Jews: Creating Colorado Communities, 2014

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00013
Overview Brief biographies of Jewish men and women who grew up in small communities in Colorado. Contains historical photographs and interviews with people describing their childhoods.
Dates: 2014