Aescoly, A.Z., Rabbi
Physical Description: .5 linear ft.
Contents: 1. Exchange of letters with Prof. Umberto Cassuto (Hebrew University) concerning location of Cassuto's family members in Italy. 2. Assorted letters to Aescoly in Italy, photographs, documents. 3. Letters to Aescoly in Italy that were mailed from Italy. 4. Invitation to wedding of Ruth Lilyana Amendola and Heini Zwi Geller, Rome, 1946; letters from their families. 5. Letters from Aescoly (Palestine, Egypt, Italy). 6. Letters to (and from) Aescoly in Palestine. 7. Letters to Aescoly from his family in Palestine. 8. Letters from Aescoly to his wife and daughter.
Incoming and outgoing correspondence, documents, and photographs (primarily relating to his service as a chaplain with the British Army).
Aharon Ze'ev Eshkoli was born in 1901 (Lodz, Poland), and died in 1948 (Jerusalem). He received a traditional Jewish education, attending universities in Berlin, Liège, and Paris, and attending the Hochschule für die Wissenschaft des Judentums (Berlin). He emigrated to Palestine in 1922 but left soon after to study abroad, returning to settle there in 1930. During World War II he served as a chaplain with the British Army. He wrote historical and popular articles for newspapers and scholarly journals, and was a prolific author of scholarly and popular historical books in Hebrew.
Mostly Hebrew, but also in English, French, German, Italian, and Polish.
3M Company Ltd.
Imprint: London; 3M House.
Physical Description: 1 portfolio.
Organization/arrang.: Three parts: 1. The Birth of the Computer (4 issues). 2. The Scope of the Computer (3 issues: Music and the Computer, Games and the Computer, and The Cinema and the Computer). 3. Four single-page issues.
Women in the Director's Chair.
Physical Description: 37 linear ft. (25 record containers)
The papers document the creators of the films featured in the film festivals sponsored by Women in the Director's Chair, along with documentation of the organization itself, the history of the festival, and other programming initiatives.
Johnson, C.W.J., photographer.
Physical Description: 1 photograph
The photograph shows an electric railroad parlor or sleeping car owned by the telegraph company, together with five unidentified men standing in front, and three unidentified women on the car platform.
Johnson was the Hotel Del Monte's first official photographer, from the mid 1880s to the late 1890s. He left an extensive record of the life in the Monterey Bay region.
Physical Description: 8 photographs: albumen; 19 x 25 cm. or smaller on boards 25.5 x 30.5 cm.
In pencil on verso are descriptions relating to each photograph. Printed label, verso: From Crandall photographer, Pasadena, Calif.
Artifacts include baskets, implements, cooking utensils, tools and ceramic Indian wares displayed on shelves. As described on verso, most of the objects stem from California, Arizona, New Mexico, Michigan and the Dakotas. One photo displays pottery from Mexico.
Physical Description: 1 broadside, matted and framed ; 36 cm.
Summary: "Ranaway from the subscriber, living near Havre-de-Grace, Md. on the night of the 30 ult., the following negroes: ..." followed by names and descriptions of four slaves.
Jump, Edward, 1831-1883.
Imprint: San Francisco Examiner, 1865 Oct. 14
Physical Description: 1 matted print, 38 x 52 cm.
The October 8 1865 earthquake had its epicenter in the Santa Cruz Mountains in California. The magnitude 6.5 quake caused damage from Petaluma to Santa Cruz.
Born in Paris in 1831, Jump moved to San Francisco during the Gold Rush when he was in his early 20s. He was known for satirical portraits of prominent citizens, political issues, and local events. After the 1865 earthquake, Jump moved to Washington, D.C. where he roomed with Mark Twain. He moved frequently (New York City, Montreal, New Orleans, Cincinnati, St. Louis, and finally St. Louis), but was unable to make a financial success of his talent.
Secular Yiddish Schools in North America : collection, 1919-2007.
Physical Description: 59 linear ft.
Materials include curricula, newsletters, instruction books, song books, school board minutes, photographs, newsclippings, memoirs, ephemera and correspondence.
A collection formed by the efforts of Gella Schweid Fishman with support from The Friends of the Secular Yiddish Schools in North America (SYSNA).
Günther, Thomas, 1952-
Physical Description: 3 record containers, 1 print box, and 2 map folders.
Includes some correspondence with Stanford Libraries' German curator, flyers, magazine articles, postcards showing some of Günter's work, newsclippings and posters. Accession 2003-018 is an original graphic, "Herbststein im grunnen Gemauer," by Claus Bach, Thomas Gunther, and Sabine Jahn. (map folder). Accession 2004-039 is also an original graphic, "Wenn...," 1979 (also in map folder).
German artist, particularly known for book arts. His Galerie auf Zeit presents predominatly East Berlin artists who belonged to the formerly unofficial art and literary scene of East Germany. The gallery's agenda aims at both maintaining this inheritance from the eighties and continuing to generate innovative projects.
STOP AIDS Project.
Physical Description: 355 linear ft. (237 record storage boxes)
The records include grant proposals, workshop materials, statistical data, publicity, correspondence, meeting minutes, computer files, financial records, audio and video recordings, and photographs.
Established in 1985, the STOP AIDS project works to prevent HIV transmission among all gay and bisexual men in San Francisco through multicultural, community-based organizing. Internationally recognized as a successful model of grassroots prevention and support, STOP AIDS brings diverse gay and bisexual men together to talk about the challenges and issues posed by HIV/AIDS through neighborhood outreach, workshops and community forums.