Inventory of the Benjamin Michael Levaco papers

Finding aid prepared by Jill Golden
Hoover Institution Archives
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Stanford University
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Title: Benjamin Michael Levaco papers
Date (inclusive): 1892-1998
Collection Number: 93097
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 linear feet)
Abstract: Autobiographical writings, letters, certificates, bulletins, and photographs, relating to the Russian Jewish community in China from 1915 to 1950.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
creator: Levaco, Benjamin Michael, 1911-1998.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Benjamin Michael Levaco papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1993.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Russian businessman in China.

Scope and Content of Collection

Autobiographical writings, letters, certificates, bulletins, and photographs, relating to the Russian Jewish community in China from 1915 to 1950.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Jews--China.
Russians--China.

Box 1

Family file, 1892-1998

Box/Folder 1 : 4

School certificates, 1892, 1925-1926

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Identification documents, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Levaco family correspondence, 1950

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Mikhail Levaco poetry, 1949

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Moshev Levaco file, 1929

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Rakhil Levaco file, 1935-1942

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Biographical essay, 1998

Box/Folder 1 : 8-10

Auto-biographical writings, 1992

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Clippings, 1923-1962

 

Writings, 1979-1993

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Articles by Benjamin Levaco, 1982-1993

Box/Folder 1 : 13

"My 35 years in the Far East," 1979

Box/Folder 1 : 14

"Far Eastern Adventure," 1979

Box/Folder 1 : 15

"Earthquake of 1923," 1991

Box/Folder 1 : 16

"My Maternal Legacy," 1991

Box/Folder 1 : 17

"Adventures on the Job," 1991

Box/Folder 1 : 18

"Adventures (Mostly Off The Job)" 1992

Box/Folder 1 : 19

"Choices," undated

 

Oppenheimer Casing Company file, 1939-1946

Box/Folder 1 : 20

Correspondence, 1939-1946

Box/Folder 1 : 21

Factory photograph album, before 1949

Box 2

Panoramic photograph, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 1

Photocopies of photographs, 1901-1992

Scope and Contents note

Labeled photographs of family scenes, other groups and portraits.
Box/Folder 2 : 2

Photographs, 1912-1940

Scope and Contents note

Photographs of family, community and landscapes of Tiensin, and other images.
Box/Folder 2 : 3-4

The Grammarian of Tientsin Grammar School 1929-1930

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Ye Olde Grammarian of Tientsin Grammar School 1935-1936