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Memoir of Mrs. Frances Jacobs, 1892

 Item
Identifier: B148.02.0005.0005.00001

Overview

Memoir of Mrs. Frances Jacobs published by the Charity Organization of Denver upon the death of Frances Wisebart Jacobs in 1892. The publication commemorates the life of Frances Jacobs and her charitable works. There are life tributes, eulogies, and proclamations by various organizations and community leaders, including Rabbi Friedman's eulogy at her funeral.

Dates

  • 1892

Creator

Extent

1 items : 1 book, 22 pages ; 17 x 13 x 2 centimeters

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The collection consists of clothing that belonged to Frances Wisebart Jacobs and to a relative and contemporary of hers. Also included in the collection are articles and papers about Abraham and Frances Wisebart Jacobs as well as two framed photographs (1887) of Frances Jacobs. The clothing comprises a two-piece satin and lace dress (ca. 1885), a silk underlay (ca. 1890), an ivory and black cotton overlay (ca. 1909-1913), and a velvet jacket (ca. 1924).

Inscriptions and Marks

Handwritten on front page: "From the Library of Dr. Charles D. Spivak, Given to the Historical Society of Denver by Mrs. Jennie C. Spivak June 23, 1955."

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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