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Memoirs and biographies

Subject Source: Library of Congress Name Authority File

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Biographical and Genealogical Materials

Identifier: B448.03

This series contains biographical and genealogical materials related to Moses and David Tannenbaum.

Dates: Other: 1912 - 2000

Biographical Materials

Identifier: B448.03.0002.0005

This folder contains biographical and historical information on Moses and David Tannenbaum.

Dates: Other: 1912 - 2000

Box 1 (Book), 2018

 File — Box B409.01.0001: Series B409.01 [Barcode: U186023257309]
Identifier: B409.01.0001

Barbara A. Bloom wrote a memoir "Ephemeral Blooms: A Memoir with Colorado Roots," which was published in 2018. In the memoir, Barbara Bloom writes about herself and also about her family, including her father and Bloom grandparents and various stores they owned on Downing Street in Denver, Colorado.

Dates: 2018

Box 2: Biographical and Genealogical Materials

 File — Box B448.0002: Series B448.02; Series B448.03; Series B448.04 [Barcode: U186023293436]
Identifier: B448.03.0002

The folders in this box contain various memorials, biographies, family trees, and genealogical information. Much of the information is secondary.

Dates: Other: 1912 - 2000

Box 7, 1924-2000

 File — Box B250.03.0007: Series B250.01 [Barcode: U186023303443]
Identifier: B250.01.0007
Abstract The box contains books of poetry by Jennie Charsky Spivak and a memoir by Lynn Spivak. There are two copies of "Joseph the Carpenter: Drama in Poetic Form," two copies of "Boaz the Agrarian: Drama In Poetic Form," one copy of "Persons Lowly Born: Drama in Poetic Form," and "two copies of poetry book "Lays." One of the copies is inscribed "1/23/61, To my dear Grandson and his wife--With all of my Love to the both of you and their beautiful children. Your G. Mother, Jennie C Spivak." There is...
Dates: 1924-2000

Box 10, 1879-2008

 File — Box B111.10.0010: Series B111.10 [Barcode: U186020742672]
Identifier: B111.10.0010

(10) file folders include: Bennett M. Wayne, Frank and Marion Weinberg, Herman Weinberg, Jacob Weinberger, Joseph Weitz, Rabbi Martin M. Weitz, Freda and Charles Wenger, Morey and Georgia Wolfson, Max Zall, Edna Kean Zivin.

Dates: 1879-2008

Cook Family, 2003 June 4-6

Identifier: B111.02.0002.0017

Harry "Herschl" Cook (1865-1911) and Ida "Hinda" Cook (1868-1934) left their shtetl Kamin Koshirsky in Poland for the United States in 1892. The couple and their four children settled in Denver on the advice of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and joine the West Colfax community. The family opened a bathouse called Cook's Baths. The Cook Family Reunion was held July 4-6, 2003, in Denver, Colorado.

Dates: 2003 June 4-6

"Dad: A Pictorial Biography of Eugene Samuel Spivak", 2018 March, 1919-2013

Identifier: B250.01.0001.0011

Biography of Eugene Samuel Spivak, grandson of Dr. Charles D. Spivak, written by Eugene's son Chuck. Titled "Dad: A Pictorial Biography of Eugene Samuel Spivak".

Dates: 2018 March; Coverage: 1919-2013

David Marks Hyman, circa 1910s

Identifier: B111.05.0005.0017

Mr. Hyman, a immigrant from Bavaria in 1857, played an integral role in the silver mining industry in Aspen. He was owner of the Smuggler and Durant Mines, helped bring railroads to town, and was an early developer of Aspen.

Dates: circa 1910s

Dr. John Elsner, 1908-1984

Identifier: B186.02.0001.0001

File contains biographical information, copies of photographs, an article by Marjorie Hornbein on “Dr. John Elsner, A Colorado Pioneer;” "The Life and Times of Dr. John Elsner and Family" by Caren Caldwell; and “Dr. John Elsner and Dr. Charles D. Spivak: Physicians and Jews, Representatives of Two Communities” by DU student Barbara Thiesen; and “Reminiscences,” a speech delivered by Dr. John Elsner at National Jewish Hospital in 1908.

Dates: 1908-1984