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Eveline Brooks Auerbach memoir and other papers, [ca. 1877-1952] (bulk 1919-1923).
BANC FILM 2320; BANC MSS 92/757 p
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Title:

Eveline Brooks Auerbach memoir and other papers, [ca. 1877-1952] (bulk 1919-1923)

Creator/Contributor:

Auerbach, Eveline Brooks, 1859-1924, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Auerbach, Herbert S. (Herbert Samuel), 1882-1945

Abstract:

Consists primarily of memoirs composed by Eveline Auerbach in 1919-1923, and later expanded by her son, Herbert S. Auerbach, recounting her family history, and giving a detailed anecdotal account of her life in several western towns, especially Salt Lake City. She also describes her travel experiences, including several trips to the eastern U.S. and to Europe. Her memoirs touch on business and social conditions, relations among religious groups, and descriptions of geographical features.

Date:

1877 (issued)

Subject:

Auerbach, Samuel H -- 1847-1920
Jews, American -- Utah
Utah -- History
Utah -- Biography

Note:

Also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 2320.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1992.047--PIC)
Eveline Brooks Auerbach, of Jewish descent, was the first caucasian child born in the California mining town of Timbuctoo in 1859. Her family lived as merchants in various towns and camps in the western U.S., eventually settling in Salt Lake City. In 1879 she married Samuel H. Auerbach, a German-Jewish immigrant in the dry goods business in Salt Lake City. She raised a family and lived in Salt Lake City for most of the rest of her life, residing for some periods in the eastern U.S. and in Germany.
In English and German.

Type:

Autobiographies.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.4 linear ft.)
1 microfilm reel : negative (BNEG Box 2585) and positive.

Language:

English
German

Identifier:

BANC FILM 2320
BANC MSS 92/757 p

Origin:

Utah