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Alan Saliman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B399
Overview The history of the Saliman family in the Denver area dates to the immigration of the family patriarch Paul Michael Saliman (known as Michael.) As did most Jewish families, Michael and his wife Bessie Radetsky Saliman settled on the west side near Sloan's Lake in 1886. Paul Michael pushed a cart through the alleys of Denver collecting rags and junk to re-sell, finally developing a business of collecting, cleaning and recycling milk bottles for local dairies. Michael Saliman was a leader of west...

Bessie Wedgle Wedding Dress

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Identifier: B124
Overview

Ellis and Bessie Ruttman Wedgle were married in Denver in 1914 after a brief courtship.The two arrived in the United States around 1912, Ellis emigrating from Poland and Bessie from Russia. In Denver, Ellis worked as a pawnbroker, and Bessie was a seamstress. They lived in Denver's west-side immigrant community and raised four children there. The collection consists of one item, the wedding dress worn by Bessie Wedgle in 1914.

Collection on Cotopaxi Colony

 Collection
Identifier: B321
Scope and Contents The collection contains articles, a thesis, maps, reports, genealogical information and documents, and a plank from one of the colonist’s cabins.

Deborah A. Palmieri Collection on Yuli M. Vorontsov

 Collection
Identifier: M339
Overview

Deborah Anne Palmieri is the Honorary Consul General of the Russian Federation in the State of Colorado. Palmieri's collection includes digital copies of documents, photographs, and audio files related to the life of late Russian Ambassador to the United States Yuli Mikhailovich Vorontsov. All original documents are still held by Palmieri.

Hoffman Family History

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Identifier: B326
Overview Sinai and Dorothy Hoffman were both Russian, married there and had 14 children, 9 of whom survived to adulthood. Beginning in 1905, their children began immigrating to the United States with 19 members of the family immigrating by 1913, including spouses and a grandchild by then, the final son, his wife and two children came in 1922. The family ran a grocery store and a tire business in Denver. Collection contains a book, titled: Loyal Family Circle: A History of Sinai and Dora Hoffman and...

Leon H. Kelso Papers

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Identifier: M234
Overview Leon H. Kelso received his bachelors degree from the University of Denver in 1929, and a masters degree from Cornell University in 1938. He specialized in ornithology and was the author of over 70 articles and books on that subject. He also was a translator of Russian, and translated many books and articles from that language. The collection at the University of Denver Special Collections and Archives contains reports Kelso completed during his time at DU, together with his...

Morris Eber Papers

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Identifier: B208
Overview Morris Eber was born in 1879 and immigrated from Russia in 1892. He married Ida and they had two children, Bessie and Helen. He lived in Denver, owned Eber’s Grocery Store and worked in Real Estate. One framed certificate stating that Morris Eber is hereby a citizen of the United States. The certificate is issued by the District Court of the second judicial district, County of Arapahoe, State of Colorado. Stamped October 13, 1900.

Saliman Family Papers

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Identifier: B236
Overview As did most Jewish families, Paul Michael and his wife Bessie Radetsky Saliman settled on the west side near Sloan's Lake in 1886. Paul Michael pushed a cart through the alleys of Denver collecting rags and junk to re-sell, finally developing a business of collecting, cleaning and recycling milk bottles for local dairies. Michael Saliman was a leader of west Denver and when he died in 1910 it was said that "all of West Colfax shut down." Collection contains family tree that covers 1873-1981, a...

University of Denver Historic Maps Special Collection

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Identifier: M345
Overview

This collection contains maps assembled for interpretive use in support of the various collections, and illustration of the areas in which the various University of Denver campus buildings have been located over time.

Zivin and Joselewitz Families Correspondence

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Identifier: B268
Overview The Zivin and Joselewitz were Russian Jewish immigrant families who settled in Denver, Colorado. Collection contains correspondence, playing cards, news clippings, and Russian booklets related to the Zivin and Joselewitz families from 1900.