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Guggenheim, Simon


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Beck Archives Communities Collection

Identifier: B114

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

Blazing the Trail: An Early History of Denver’s Jewish Community, 2009

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00008

Brief description of several early Jewish leaders of commerce, philanthropy, religion, and community as well as several Jewish lawyers, doctors, merchants, and politicians in Colorado.

Dates: 2009

Box 1, 1904-1907

 File — Box: B176.01.0001
Identifier: B176.02.0001

Photocopy of Diary of Jacob Lieberman (1904-1907), that he wrote during high school at East Denver High.

Dates: 1904-1907

Citizens of the State: Colorado's Early Jewish Politicians, 1859-1940, 2007

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00006
Abstract This film examines the pivotal role early Colorado Jewish citizens played in the state's political life. Despite their distinction as a religious minority, pioneer Jews in communities throughout Colorado were viewed as a positive and stablitizing influence who upheld morality and order in the new settlements. Virtually every town in Colorado had a Jewish mayor by the turn of the nineteenth century, including Denver, Central City, and Fairplay. Includes brief biographies of Jewish men and...
Dates: 2007

Civilizing the West: Early Colorado Jews in the Arts, 1865-1950, 2011

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00010

Brief biographies of Jewish artists, musicians, composers, and conductors in Colorado. Jewish influence on arts in Colorado.

Dates: 2011

Guggenheim Family, 1910, 2011

Identifier: B111.04.0004.0016
Abstract Meyer Guggenheim (1828-?) came to Philadelphia from Lagnau, Switzerland when he was nine years old. Meyer married his wife Barbara and began working as a peddler, but soon left the streets and opened a store. The couple had eleven children. Guggenheim went west to Leadville, Colorado, in the late 1850s to take care of the A.Y. Mine, which he had received as payment from a buyer. After mining proved to be less profitable than he had expected, Meyer went into the business of smelting. With...
Dates: 1910, 2011

Gunnison County, 2019

Identifier: B114.03.0003.0021

Magazine article about John E. Phillips, a newspaper man in Irwin and Crested Butte, Gunnison County. He started "The Elk Mountain Pilot" in Irwin in 1980. He moved the printing plant to Crested Butte, Colorado and ran the paper until 1893. Among others, he reported on Otto Mears and Simon Guggenheim.

Dates: 2019

J. J. Lieberman Papers

Identifier: B176
Scope and Contents Collection contains a photocopy of Diary of Jacob Lieberman from June 8, 1904 - April 23, 1905, a memo regarding J.J. Lieberman, 2 photocopies of ''J.J. Lieberman: A Guardian of Our People'' article from The Guardian (April 1989), 3 individual photocopies of newsclippings, 1 photocopy of The Bench and Bar of Colorado (1916), a 2003 draft of ''The Journey of Jacob Julius Lieberman: From Hungarian Immigrant to American Attorney'' by Jeanne Abrams, 1 letter to Jeanne from J.J. Lieberman's...
Dates: 1904-2003

Small Town Jews: Creating Colorado Communities, 2014

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00014

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

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Archival Record 7
Collection 2
Colorado 4
Denver (Colo.) 4
Jews 4
Central City (Colo.) 3
Jewish men 3