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Drs. Ben and A. Jess Shenson : oral history transcript : over one hundred years of service to San Francisco in medicine, music and art / 1998.
BANC MSS 99/153 c v.1; Phonotape 2977 C:1-12; BANC MSS 99/153 c portfolio 1; BANC MSS 99/153 c oversize folder 1; ...
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Title:

Drs. Ben and A. Jess Shenson : oral history transcript: over one hundred years of service to San Francisco in medicine, music and art / 1998
California Historical Society oral history series

Creator/Contributor:

Shenson, A. Jess, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Crawford, Caroline, interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bauer, Eugene A.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Creator/Contributor:

California Historical Society

Abstract:

Early family history, from Russia to San Fancisco; life and work of the California painter Theodore Wores, and Shenson patronage; medical school at Stanford and medical practice; association with the Merola Opera Program, San Francisco Opera and Symphony; thoughts on world travels, and civic responsibility.

Date:

1998 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Shenson, Ben
Wores, Theodore -- 1858-1939
Merola Opera Program.
San Francisco Opera.
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.
Physicians -- California -- Interviews

Note:

A. Jess Shenson ; with introductions by Eugene A. Bauer ... [et al.] Interviews conducted by Caroline Crawford in 1997. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Forms part of: California Historical Society oral history series.
Audio tape recording of the interviews also available. Classified as Phonotape 2977 C:1-12.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to the California Historical Society and The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Librarian, California Historical Society or the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
A. Jess Shenson, M.D., born San Francisco, Mar. 22, 1921; Dr. Ben Shenson, M.D., born San Francisco, Nov. 1, 1915, died 1996.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xi, 226 p.) : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 28 cm.
12 sound cassettes.
1 portfolio and 1 oversize folder (.15 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3r6t
BANC MSS 99/153 c v.1
Phonotape 2977 C:1-12
BANC MSS 99/153 c portfolio 1
BANC MSS 99/153 c oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 99/153 c
Phonotape 2977 C:1-12

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to the California Historical Society and The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Librarian, California Historical Society or the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3r6t