Skip to main content

Wasserman Family Daily Prayer Book

 Collection
Identifier: B404
Prayer Book, "The Form of Daily Prayers: According to the Custom of the German and Polish Jews". Cover is enamel in blue and white, ivory, and brass with a brass clasp. End sheets are red and gold floral pattern and there is an inscription in the front of the book, Yiddish written in Hebraic script. Was a gift to donor’s husband’s father, Hellman Chaim Wasserman (born 1908) on his Bar Mitzvah in 1921. Family emigrated to the United States during the 1850s-1870s, first in New York and Pennsylvania and later Denver.

Dates

  • Publication: 1857

Language of Materials

Prayer book is in Hebrew and English with Yiddish inscription

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 container)

Scope and Contents

one prayer book

Biographical / Historical

From the Wasserman family, Was a gift to donor’s husband’s father, Hellman Chaim Wasserman (born 1908) on his Bar Mitzvah in 1921.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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