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Edward S. Rubin family papers, 1878-1997.
BANC MSS 2010/490 oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 2010/490 box 1; BANC MSS 2010/490
Collection Overview

Title:

Edward S. Rubin family papers, 1878-1997

Creator/Contributor:

Rubin, Edward S., 1891-1983, creator, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Judah L. Magnes Museum, 1997.009.

Creator/Contributor:

Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

Abstract:

The collection contains photographs, documents, and newspaper clippings relating to Edward and Rose Rubin, their business, and to members of Edward's family. The collection includes a receipt made out to Harris Rubin for a donation that he made, in 1917, to the General Zionist Organization in San Francisco; an invitation to the wedding of Harris and Minnie (1878) and a membership roster for Oakland's Temple Sinai (also known as First Hebrew Congregation). It also has family trees for descendants of the Rubin, Wohlfeld and Garren families; and correspondence from and newspaper clippings about David Warfield, including a letter written to Robert Rubin from May 20, 1936.

Date:

1878 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Rubin, Edward S -- 1891-1983 -- Archives
Warfield, David -- 1866-1951
Actors -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area
Theater -- New York (State) -- New York -- 20th century
Jews -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area

Note:

Formerly: Judah L. Magnes Museum Collection Number 1997.009
Related collection: Rubin family papers, 1891-1971 (BANC MSS 2010/907).
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Edward S. Rubin family papers, BANC MSS 2010/490, The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Transfer; Judah L. Magnes Museum; 2010.
Sigmund Wohlfeld and Harris Rubin were half-brothers born in Rzeszow, Poland. Sigmund Wohlfeld and Louise Schindler married and had a son, David, who was born in San Francisco (1866). David became an actor better known as David Warfield. Harris Rubin and his wife, Minnie Garren, had two sons, Edward and Albert, that were born in the United States. The son of Albert Rubin and Elsie Fuller, Robert, joined the United States Army in 1940. He was wounded on December 8, 1941, and he died on the Bataan Death March. Edward Rubin became a member of the Merchants Association and the Rotary Club on San Leandro, where he owned the Homemakers Store. Edward Rubin's wife, Rose Feingloss Rubin, was also active in the business.

Type:

Genealogies.
Photographs.

Physical Description:

.25 (1 1

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2010/490 oversize folder 1
BANC MSS 2010/490 box 1
BANC MSS 2010/490

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.