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Finding Aid for the Harriet Rochlin Collection of Western Jewish History
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Processing Note
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Harriet Rochlin Collection of Western Jewish History,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1800-1991
    Collection number: 1689
    Extent: 82 boxes (41.0 linear ft.) 1 oversize box
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: Harriet Shapiro (1924- ) was a freelance writer and contributor of articles, feature stories, and reviews to magazines and scholarly journals. The collection consists of biographical information relating to Jewish individuals, families, businesses, and groups in the western U.S. Includes newspaper and magazine articles, book excerpts, correspondence, advertisements, interviews, memoirs, obituaries, professional listings, affidavits, oral histories, notes, maps, brochures, photographs, and audiocassettes.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Harriet Rochlin Collection of Western Jewish History (Collection 1689). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Harriet Rochlin, 1991 - .

    Biography

    Harriet Shapiro was born in Los Angeles, California, November 4, 1924; BA, UC Berkeley, 1947; married Fred Rochlin, 1947; freelance writer and contributor of articles, feature stories, and reviews to magazines and scholarly journals; published novel, So far away (1981) and photodocumentary, Pioneer Jews: a new life in the far west (1984).

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of biographical information relating to Jewish individuals, families, businesses, and groups in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Mexico, Montana, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Includes newspaper and magazine articles, book excerpts, correspondence, advertisements, interviews, memoirs, obituaries, professional listings, affidavits, oral histories, notes, maps, brochures, photographs, and audiocassettes.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged alphabetically by state, then by name of subject.

    Processing Note

    Processed by Harriet Rochlin staff, 1991, and Bernadette Roca, 2006.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the repository's online public access catalog.
    Jews--West (U.S.)--History--Archival resources.