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Accrual: Bercu Gross Family Collection, B356

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2024.015

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Accrual to the Bercu Gross Family Collection, B356. Donation includes photos, scrapbooks, awards, and certificates mostly of Valerie Gross Horwitz. Additionally, the donation includes large photo of Florence Mistachkin and photos of various family members.

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Materials were gifted and mailed from Valerie Gross Horwitz to the Beck Archives. Valerie did not fill out/sign a second deed of gift as she had previously filled one out as the POA for her mother when they donated the first set of family materials. She did however mail a signed letter with this donation, which has been added to the donor file.

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  • 1942 - 2002


2 Linear Feet (one record box and one print box.)


Accrual contains two (2) awards for Valerie Horwitz; one (1) wedding invitation suspended in resin; two (2) of Valerie Horwitz' ID cards; one (1) wedding album; one (1) baby book; one (1) scrapbook filled with materials from Valerie Horwitz' childhood years; one (1) menu from a transatlantic cruise; three (3) caricature drawings of Valerie, Dorothy, and Norman; thirteen (13) playbills and programs from theater, dance, and musical performances; six (6) loose newspaper clippings of Valerie Horwitz; thirty three (33) photographs of Valerie Horwitz and other family members; nine (9) documents and certificates. The documents and certificates include the following: Valerie's Alpha Lambda Delta certificate of membership; Valerie's Colorado Accounting certification; Valerie's Juris Doctor from the University of Denver; Valerie's high school diploma; Valerie's bachelors degree.