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Beck Archives Biographical Materials Collection

 Collection
Identifier: B111

This collection contains biographical materials associated with prominent Colorado Jewish individuals or families and, in a few cases, groups of Jewish Coloradoans. Materials include newspaper clippings, obituaries, correspondence, photocopies of legal documents, books, magazines, and essays.

Dates

  • Coverage: 1836-2017

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are predominantly in English; some materials are in German or Hebrew.

Extent

5.0 Linear Feet (10 containers) : 10 legal document boxes

Scope and Contents

The collection contains biographical materials, late 19th to early 21st centuries, associated with prominent Colorado Jewish individuals or families and, in a few cases, groups such as Jewish artists, Jewish composers, and Jewish pioneers. Materials include newspaper clippings, obituaries, correspondence, photocopies of legal documents, books, magazines, and essays.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in 10 series: 1. A-B. 2. C. 3. D-F. 4. G. 5. H-I. 6.J-L. 7. M-O. 8. P-R. 9. S-V. 10. W-Z.

Accruals

Further accruals are expected.

General

Dates in the Inclusive Dates field are just a rough estimate.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428