Jewish men -- Colorado -- Denver
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Samuel Weil served as the rabbi of Congregation Emanuel in Denver, Colorado, in 1876-1877. He was only appointed under a 1 year contract and was granted a 6 month extension in March 1877. However, he was relieved of his duties due to "inadequacies" and remarks he made on June 1st which the board did not "countenance." The Weil family left Denver in December of 1877 after it was learned that the Rabbi had written to a Reverend in the Presbyterian Church proclaiming his belief in Jesus Christ...
Scope and Contents Rectangular framed drawing of man (Samuel Weil) with white beard and darker grey hair and grey mustasche. He is wearing a light colored shirt and and dark suit jacket. The portrait includes his head and shoulders; he is looking off to his right.
Scope and Contents Round tintype of man (Samuel Weil) with white beard and dark hair and mustasche. He is wearing a light colored shirt and and dark suit jacket. The portrait includes his head and shoulders; he is looking off to his right.
Overview Dr. Robert Levy (1864-1945) began attending the University of Denver in 1880. Most of the signatures in the autograph album date from when he was a student at the university. He started practicing medicine in Denver in 1884 after training at Bellevue Hospital. He helped found National Jewish Hospital and Gross Medical College. He served as president of the Denver and Colorado medical societies. Publications in the collection by Dr. Levy are on medical education and on the effect of climate and...