The Richard and Rhoda Goldman papers document the lives and contributions of two of the most important figures in twentieth-century
philanthropy. The papers are divided into 7 series: Personal and Family Papers; Richard Goldman's Chronological File, Richard
Goldman's Travel Files; Rhoda Goldman's Subject Files; Rhoda Goldman's Mount Zion Hospital Board of Director Files; Memorabilia
and Clippings; and Photographs.
Richard Goldman (1920-2010) was born to Richard Samuel Goldman (from San Francisco) and Alice Wertheim (from Great Falls,
Montana). Richard attended the University of California, Berkeley and served in the United States Army between 1942 and 1946.
Richard Goldman married Rhoda Haas (1924-1996), daughter of Walter A. Haas, Sr. and Elise Stern, in 1946. Rhoda also attended
UC Berkeley as an undergraduate. In 1949, Richard Goldman founded Goldman Insurance Services. The Goldmans had three children:
John, Doug, and Susan.
48 cartons, 3 boxes, 1 oversize box, and 1 oversize folder
(61.2 linear feet)
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Collection is open for research, with the following exceptions: Cartons 5-25 (Richard Goldman's Chronological File) and Box
3 are sealed until 2029.