Guide to the Isidore Covitt Photograph Collection, ca. 1930-1933

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Finding aid completed: July 11, 2013
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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Isidore Covitt Photograph Collection
Dates: ca. 1930-1933
Identification: OCH/IDC
Creator: Covitt, Isidore
Physical Description: 0.04 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Old China Hands Archives
Abstract: Isidore Covitt lived in Shanghai during the 1930s, and was heavily involved in the Jewish community in the city. The collection contains two photographs from the early 1930s, consisting of a large group portrait of the Jewish Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girl Guides in Shanghai, as well as a group picture of the troop leaders with Isidore Covitt and other prominent Jewish community members.

Biographical Information:

Isidore Covitt lived in Shanghai during the 1930s, and was heavily involved with the Jewish community in the city.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Photographic material

Administrative Information

Processing Information:

Jessica Geiser, 2013

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Isidore Covitt Photograph Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

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Scope and Contents

The Isidore Covitt Collection contains two photographs from the early 1930s, consisting of a large group portrait of the Jewish Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts and Girl Guides in Shanghai, as well as a group picture of the troop leaders with Isidore Covitt and other prominent Jewish community members.

Collection Contents

Box 1, Item 1

Photograph: Jewish Girl Guides, Cub Scouts, and Boy Scouts in Shanghai, ca. 1933

Box 1, Item 2

Photograph: Scouts and Guides Leaders with Isidore Covitt and Others, ca. 1930